Author: Michael Luciano

‘Trump’: Maxine Waters Cracks Up Committee Hearing When Answering Republican’s Question About What Putin, Xi, and Kim Have in Common

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) injected some unexpected humor into a House Rules Committee hearing when a Republican challenged her to condemn communist leaders. Instead, the congresswoman noted that former President Donald Trump has an affinity for authoritarian leaders Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, and Kim Jong-un. The committee debated a Republican-introduced resolution on “denouncing the horrors […]

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‘We Need to Get Our Numbers Up’: Boebert Complains Americans Own a Mere 46% of All Guns in the World

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) lamented the fact that Americans, who comprise just 4% of the global population, own 46% of the one billion civilian-owned firearms in the world. During a floor speech on Wednesday, Boebert railed against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after the agency said it will require gun owners to […]

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‘I Thought You Said Dry Clean’: Biden Official Perplexed After Marjorie Taylor Greene Asks Question About ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) inadvertently confused a Biden administration official when she asked him how much the federal government has allegedly spent on drag queen reading programs. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro testified before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, where he answered questions about federal spending during the Covid-19 pandemic. “Mr. Dodaro, can you […]

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‘There You Have It!’ Chris Hayes Says Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘Let the Truth Slip’ About Why Santos Really Resigned from Committees

Chris Hayes seized on comments by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) to explain that Rep. George Santos (R-NY) did not actually step away from his committee assignments of his own volition. Santos was elected in November, but has since been revealed to be a serial liar who is now facing multiple criminal probes into his […]

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Nikki Haley to Announce 2024 Presidential Run: Report

Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will run for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, Charleston’s Post and Courier reported late Tuesday night. An invitation sent to her supporters teased a “special announcement” on Feb. 15. the Post and Courier reported that a “member of Haley’s inner circle” confirmed the announcement: According to an invitation soon going […]

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‘She’s Not Sober’: Tucker Carlson Roasts Kamala Harris’ Latest Speech and Suggests She’s Taking Hallucinogens

Tucker Carlson closed Tuesday’s show with a parting shot at Vice President Kamala Harris over some remarks she made at an event at the White House earlier in the day. Harris awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor to former NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley. Carlson referenced a Washington Post report saying some […]

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George Santos Declares, ‘We Are Seeing a Major Uptick in Crime’ While He’s Facing Multiple Criminal Investigations

Rep. George Santos (R-NY) lamented rising crime in a floor speech on Tuesday while he is the subject of federal and state criminal investigations. The freshman congressman was elected in November, but six weeks later was found to have fabricated much of his biography, including where he went to school, worked, and being Jewish. He […]

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Tarlov Has Blunt Message for Migrants Complaining About ‘Ugly’ Shelter: ‘You’re Here by the Grace of Our Generosity’

Co-hosts of The Five unanimously reacted with derision after single male migrants receiving free housing in New York City complained about being moved from a three-star Manhattan hotel to a shelter in Brooklyn. The shelter has free food, televisions, and ping-pong tables, among other amenities. Officials are transporting the men to make room in the […]

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‘You’re Kind of Proving My Point’: Jake Tapper Presses House Republican on Debt Ceiling Tactics

Jake Tapper pressed Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) over House Republicans’ plans to use their majority to leverage spending cuts ahead of a potential government default. Earlier this month, the U.S. hit its self-imposed debt limit. In response, the Department of the Treasury initiated “extraordinary measures” to meet the country’s debt obligations. However, these will exhaust […]

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Lindsey Graham Tries to Deter Potential Non-Trump GOP Candidates: ‘I Don’t Think You Could Do What He Did’

Sen. Lindsey Graham vehemently advocated for former President Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential run and told potential rivals they don’t have Trump’s capabilities. Trump announced his bid in November and is so far the only high-profile Republican to do so. On Monday, Sean Hannity told Graham he asked potential candidates Nikki Haley and Mike Pompeo – […]

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