Author: Arianna Coghill

“Clown Show”: The GOP Describes Its Own Impeachment Process

“New Low.” “Pathetic.” “Clown show.” On Thursday, during the impeachment inquiry hearing for President Joe Biden concocted by the GOP amid a potential government shutdown, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) used Republican’s own words against them. The nation is less than three days away from a potentially devastating government shutdown, with millions of federal workers’ paychecks hanging […]

DeSantis Administration Recommends Against Boosters, Right as Florida Tops Nation for COVID Hospitalizations

Last Wednesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s administration advised residents in his state under the age of 65 to not get the newly approved COVID-19 booster. It was only days later that new data came in: It showed Florida ranked number one in the country for coronavirus-related hospitalizations. DeSantis’s campaign for president has played up his […]

Donald Trump Was Just Arrested, Fingerprinted, and Photographed in Georgia RICO Case

Donald Trump surrendered Thursday to Fulton County authorities after being charged with conspiring to overturn Georgia’s 2020 presidential election results. Trump, who is facing 13 felony counts in the case, including violation of the state’s RICO law, was fingerprinted, photographed, and booked—just like any another person accused of a serious crime in the Peach State. A judge […]

Rudy Giuliani Has Surrendered and Reported to Jail

Rudy Giuliani, the ex-prosecutor and Trump attorney who made his name prosecuting mobsters under racketeering statutes, was booked today in Atlanta on racketeering charges. The charges, filed by Georgia prosecutors earlier this month, allege that Giuliani and 19 others—including former President Donald Trump—conspired to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The former New York City […]

Ron DeSantis Defends Florida’s New Guidelines Suggesting Slavery Benefited Black People

In a Sunday interview with NBC News, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by a new provision in the state’s education guidelines that implied freed African-Americans benefited from chattel slavery, claiming it would teach students that enslaved people “eventually parlayed, you know, being a blacksmith into doing things later in life.” “That means they developed skills […]

Biden Designates National Monuments Honoring Emmett Till

President Biden on Tuesday officially designated national monuments to honor Emmett Till, who was killed at the hands of white supremacists and galvanized the civil rights movement, and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley.  The move comes as conservatives around the country work to control, sanitize, and erase critical moments in Black history from public schools. “At a time when […]

Florida Board of Education’s New Guidelines Imply Slavery Benefitted Black People

The Florida Board of Education’s new standards dictating how Black history will be taught in public schools includes a provision implying that enslaved African-Americans learned skills for “their own personal benefit.” The guidelines, approved on Wednesday, has come under fire from civil rights advocates who’ve called them “a sanitized and dishonest telling of the history […]