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FACT CHECK: Facebook Post Claims The U.S. Has The Fourth-Highest Poverty Rate In The...

A post shared on Facebook claims the U.S. has the fourth-highest poverty rate in the world at 17.8 percent.Facebook/Screenshot Verdict: Misleading The U.S.’s poverty rate was roughly 17.8 percent in 2017, according to the latest date from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Dozens of countries have higher rates than the U.S. Fact…

‘I’m Happy To Show My Cards’: Progressives Double Down, Vow To Tank Infrastructure Bill...

Progressives are doubling down against the bipartisan infrastructure bill unless it accompanies Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget as its path to becoming law becomes more complex given moderates’ objections to its size and scope.House leadership guaranteed an infrastructure vote on Sept. 27 in August when they advanced the budget, and promised that the vote would not…

Leftists Increase Push For Medicare Expansion in Congress

Far-left congressional members have started to increase their efforts to expand Medicare into the next legislative package by lowering age qualifications and adding more benefits. The lar-left group in Congress, the Congressional Progressive Caucus, has reportedly made their case on Tuesday in a meeting with Steve Ricchetti, the White House counselor. They allegedly said they…

Jayapal: Israel’s Behavior ‘Prompted’ Hamas to Fire Rockets

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) stated that Israel’s behavior “prompted” Hamas’ rocket fire and that the U.S. has to “put more responsibility on Israel in maintaining peace in the region.” Jayapal said, “Well, we condemn Hamas’ firing of those rockets, but I think you have to…

ANALYSIS: How The Biden Administration Could Make Your Town A Sanctuary City

President Joe Biden’s administration might be considering an immigration policy change that would effectively turn communities across the country into quasi-sanctuary cities. 

Ayanna Pressley: ‘You Can’t Be Anti-Racist’ If You’re Against Canceling Student Loan Debt

Far-left “Squad” member Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) on Monday suggested it is not possible for an individual to be “anti-racist” if they are against canceling student loan debt. Pressley, who has continued to advocate for eliminating the bulk of student loan debt, tied support for the policy to being “anti-racist.” “You can’t be anti-racist if…

Congressman Matt Gaetz Slams Congressional Colleagues For Raising Money For Groups That Called Police...

June 11, 2020 11:26 PM ET Republican Florida Representative Matt Gaetz slammed some of his congressional colleagues during a hearing on police reform Wednesday, for helping raise money for a group that supports the abolishment of police and called officers “rebel scum,” he said. “Here’s a tweet from two of our congressional colleagues supporting this…

Tim Robbins, Rock Band Portugal. The Man, to Headline Bernie Sanders Rally in Tacoma

Indie rock band Portugal. The Man is set to perform at a presidential campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in Tacoma, WA, on Monday night. Actor Tim Robbins and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) will also join and speak at Sanders’ Monday rally. pic.twitter.com/TB11R3XLGv — PTM (@portugaltheman) February 16, 2020 Rep. Jayapal, a self-described “progressive” and…

Pramila Jayapal Endorses Bernie Sanders: ‘I Can Feel Bernie Beating Trump’

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), co-chair of the Progressive Caucus, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) presidential bid on Sunday, claiming that she “can feel Bernie beating Trump.” The far-left lawmaker formally endorsed Sanders on Sunday, describing the socialist lawmaker as “a brilliant leader for progressive ideas.” “What I feel we need is a candidate who is…

‘You Work For Me! I’m A Taxpayer!’: Former ICE Chief Spars With Democratic Congresswoman

Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), entered into a heated back-and-forth with a Democratic lawmaker during a congressional hearing. Homan appeared before the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship for a hearing on Sept. 26 to discuss the conditions of U.S. detention centers along the southern border. At several…
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