As Neera Tanden's nomination appeared to spectacularly collapse this week, conspiracy theories about the Biden administration’s first major political stumble began flying around Washington.
This wasn’t a loss, one Democrat on the Hill insisted
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) goes off on Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) during USPS oversight hearing:
“I didn’t vote to overturn an election. And I will not be lectured by people who did about partisanship.”
Replying to @GerryConnolly: Sorry, you lose the right to complain about partisanship once you've fanned the flames of violent insurrection.
BREAKING: Former U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke is considering a run for Governor of Texas against GOP incumbent Greg Abbott in 2022.
RETWEET if you would support @BetoORourke against Trump puppet Greg Abbott!
Replying to @mariashriver: Let’s go!
Huh. It's almost like letting the energy business run itself might not be good for anyone except the energy business. (And those whose palms they grease to get treated like this).
"Texas Electric Bills Were $28 Billion Higher Under Deregulation"
Since the media is devoted to #TigerWoodsCrash stories, it feels like a good time to check ableist impulses and language. As an elite athlete Woods’ golf career *may* be over - but his life isn’t over if he needs a chair or crutches as do millions of people with #disabilities.
WH source on OMB nominee Neera Tanden says, "Our plan is to find the votes to win confirmation ... These are qualified nominees to a person - and the arguments against them have been weak, particularly in the context of the support the same Senators gave to Trump nominees."
For 18 years, we've championed the best interests of immigrant children. Seeing this proposed change to our immigration system under the Biden admin's U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 is a major victory for children and for us. Thank you for helping us fight for children's rights!
There's no one I trust more on unaccompanied children than @MariaWoltjen and the @theYoungCenter team - this is a major victory for them. And let's be clear: advocacy continues under the Biden Administration, as well it should.
Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming called on her fellow Republicans to “make clear that we aren’t the party of white supremacy,” saying that elected officials must forcefully condemn those responsible for the Capitol riot.
Replying to @MidwinCharles: Too late.
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