SNL Roasts Santos, MTG and Trump’s ‘Big Ole Dump Truck’
NBCOn Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” this week, co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che took on some of the Republican Party’s newer crop of stars. But as is often the case, Donald Trump got the worst of it.“Representative George Santos said that he is stepping aside from his committee assignments to prevent being a distraction,” Che said. “He added, ‘The last thing I want is attention.’ Then he sashayed away in a feather boa.”Jost then got one more dig at Santos in by calling out one of tnews.yahoo.com
‘Miserable’ Marjorie Taylor Greene Whines That Her Congressional Salary Is Too Low
RumbleRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) lamented this week about how little she was getting paid as a member of Congress, claiming that her low Congressional salary had made her “life miserable” as she “made a lot more money” before stepping into public service.The MAGA firebrand, who fashions herself as a populist concerned about the plight of everyday Americans, recently appeared on investigative journalist turned professional troll Glenn Greenwald’s podcast. While ostensibly there to talk abnews.yahoo.com
Reps. AOC, Marjorie Taylor Greene tiff over Twitter after Omar vote: 'Be an adult and actually debate me'
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Marjorie Taylor Greene took to Twitter to trade words and accusations, following a resolution that removed Rep. Ilhan Omar from her committee.foxnews.com
AOC to GOP: Don't tell me you're condemning anti-Semitism when a Republican 'who has talked about Jewish space lasers' gets a plum committee assignment
"This is about targeting women of color in the United States of America," she says of the vote to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the foreign affairs committee.news.yahoo.com
McCarthy rejects Rep. Greene’s claim that Jan. 6 rioter Babbitt was murdered
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) rejected a claim by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) that Ashli Babbitt was “murdered” by a Capitol Police officer as she tried to breach the doors near the House chamber during the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.washingtonpost.com
McCarthy rejects claim that Jan. 6 rioter was murdered
On Feb. 2 House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) rejected Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's (R-Ga.) claim that Ashli Babbitt was “murdered” by a Capitol Police officer while trying to breach the doors near the House chamber during the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.news.yahoo.com
Trump Wouldn’t Dare Pick MTG to Be His VP
Photo Illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/Getty ImagesTalk about an insurance policy. Republicans may have finally found an ingenious way to ensure that everyone in America rallies around Donald Trump’s second term, should he win in 2024: Vice President Marjorie Taylor Greene.“The amazing thing about the concept of Marjorie Taylor Greene being Donald Trump’s vice president is that you would actually have someone who would make you worried that Donald Trump might have a heart attack,” qunews.yahoo.com
Spartz won’t support McCarthy in denying Omar seat on Foreign Affairs committee
Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-Ind.) said she will not support Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s (Calif.) effort to deny Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) a seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, making matters more difficult for the GOP leader as he looks to follow through on his pledge to not seat the congresswoman on the panel. Spartz also…news.yahoo.com
‘Are Americans Being Poisoned?’: Diamond’s Memorial Goes Off the Rails
via TwitterFormer President Donald Trump spoke at Lynnette “Diamond” Hardaway’s remembrance celebration on Saturday afternoon following the recent death of the pro-Trump pundit at the age of 51.“It’s so hard to understand what could have happened,” he said. “When you got to know her, there was nobody that was kinder, there was absolutely nobody that was a more devoted person to the common sense of our country and to making our country great again.”“Through the tears and the grief, let us celebranews.yahoo.com
Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar get plum committee assignments in GOP-led House
Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., and Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., who were each stripped of committee assignments by House Democrats for their incendiary rhetoric, have been given seats on multiple congressional panels in the now-Republican-controlled chamber.news.yahoo.com
'Damaging cuts' to Medicare and Social Security are looking more likely with McCarthy as House Speaker. Here's what it will mean for retirees.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy made concessions to far-right GOP members to win his seat, which likely include cuts to Medicare and Social Security.news.yahoo.com
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said 'like a lot of people' she had 'easily gotten sucked into some things I had seen on the internet' in regards to QAnon conspiracy theories
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was stripped from committee assignments over past statements that she said were part of getting sucked into QAnon.news.yahoo.com
Biden: Nearly 22M have already requested student loan relief
President Joe Biden says nearly 22 million people have applied for federal student loan relief in the week since his administration made its online application available — more than half of the number the White House believes are eligible for the program.
Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online
Research that analyzed social media posts finds that hateful references to gays, lesbians and other LGBTQ people surged online after Florida passed a law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.
Autocratic Hungarian leader Orban hailed by US conservatives
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is urging American conservatives to “take back the institutions,” stick to hardline stances on gay rights and immigration, and fight for the next U.S. presidential election as a pivotal moment for their beliefs.
Takeaways: Trump's big defeat; election denial backfiring
Former President Donald Trump’s crusade for vengeance suffered two devastating blows when Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won their primaries despite rejecting Trump’s entreaties to reverse his 2020 election loss.
Greene, McBath win US House races; Cuellar in tight runoff
One of the last anti-abortion Democrats in Congress was facing his toughest primary challenge yet in Tuesday's runoff, while a staunch gun safety advocate ousted her House colleague in a fierce member-on-member congressional primary in suburban Atlanta.