It’s Sunday and the weekend has come to an end. Below are a few articles and events we might have missed but are worthy of discussion. And in case you missed the Sunday shows, we got you covered. Please feel free to add your own headlines we might have missed.
The Biden Administration:
- White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo, who threatened a reporter who asked about his relationship with another reporter, has resigned.
- “We accepted the resignation of TJ Ducklo after a discussion with him this evening,” said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, in a statement. “This conversation occurred with the support of the White House chief of staff.”
- On a mission to rebuild institutional norms and help heal a hurting nation, Joe and Jill Biden are trying something novel after four years of the Trumps: a little tenderness.
- Better get on it now, Jow, while the Democratic Party controls Congress: The Biden administration intends to close the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, which houses approximately 40 prisoners, by the end of their term.
- California COVID-19 deaths now highest in nation, with disproportionate impact on Latino community.
- Latinos make up 39% of the state population, but 46% of COVID-19 deaths.
- CDC is not recommending a Covid-19 test requirement before domestic travel.
- Unexplained Covid-19 cases prompt first lockdown in New Zealand since August
Post Impeachment 2.0: Lots of hand wringing
- Del. Stacey Plaskett, a Democrat from the U.S. Virgin Islands who was one of the House impeachment managers, is defending the agreement between House managers and Trump’s attorneys not to call witnesses after all.
- Pro Tip: When the hands start flying, mom’s not playing around:
- Shocking! Fact check: Trump lawyer closes impeachment defense with a barrage of dishonesty
- Trump’s running scared about possible criminal issues:
The Sunday Shows:
- Miss Linsey can’t stop kissing Trump’s orange ass:
- And he suggests VP Kamala Harris could get impeached if the GOP takes back the House in 2020:
- Speaking of Miss Lindsey: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis plans to examine a call between U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger as part of a far-reaching criminal investigation into whether former President Donald Trump broke Georgia laws, according to an official with direct knowledge of the inquiry.
- Trump’s attorney, V is for Victory, claimed, “Vandals smashed windows and spray-painted “TRAITOR” on the driveway of his suburban Philadelphia home Friday night.
- New York City police have arrested a man in connection with a series of subway stabbing attacks that killed two and injured two others, the department said Sunday.
And a bit of humor:
Names of the Senators who Voted to Acquit Donald Trump
These are the 43 GOP Senators who voted to acquit Donald Trump—clearly knowing that he was guilty as charged. Their names will go down in infamy as seditious cowards who failed to uphold their oath of office—putting party over country and autocracy over democracy. #GOPCowards pic.twitter.com/8giJQShPXc
— 🇺🇸 The 🔥Resistance🔥 Patriot 🇺🇸 (@WiseAsASerpent) February 14, 2021
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