Reading Time: < 1 minute Republican senators voted against the president’s plan to aid the poor and middle class, then submitted a bill to eliminate the estate tax for the rich. Roger Wicker (R-MS) was even more blatant — he voted no on the stimulus then tried to cash in on its support for restaurants.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, is lifting his state’s mask mandate and completely reopening establishments. Could he have a secret agenda?
Reading Time: < 1 minute During oral arguments this week, the Supreme Court — led by John Roberts — seemed prepared to further restrict voting rights, in line with efforts by Republican state lawmakers across the country.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, widely criticized for mail delays during the November election, defiantly told Democratic lawmakers this week he isn’t going anywhere. He reportedly plans to further slow first-class mail delivery and raise postage costs.
Reading Time: < 1 minute While Sen. Ted Cruz vacations in Cancun, Gov. Greg Abbott blames wind turbines, and ex-Energy Secretary and ex-Gov. Rick Perry claims Texans prefer blackouts to federal energy regulation amid record cold and snow.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Some GOP senators doodled this week while the Capitol “burned.”
Reading Time: < 1 minute Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is already cashing in on her notoriety, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars in small donations from Trump supporters.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Mitch McConnell was “furious” over the mob assault on the Capitol but not furious enough to push fellow Republicans to convict Donald Trump of inciting the failed coup.
Reading Time: < 1 minute He may no longer be Senate majority leader, but Mitch McConnell will never let go.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Social media companies enabled Donald Trump’s rise, but when we depend on them to communicate we all are at the mercy of their whims.