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Breaking NYT: The Transportation Department's inspector general asked DOJ in December to consider a criminal investigation into what it said was Elaine Chao's misuse of her office in the Trump admin to help promote her family's shipping business.
Brutal opening line of questioning from @SenGaryPeters with the head of DC Nat’l Guard.
Were you able to get immediate approval from Sec of Army to deploy in June when there was violence? “I was, yes sir.”
Were you able to get that same immediate approval in Jan? “No sir”
Josh Hawley: "Director Wray, let's say, hypothetically, a lawmaker did something to encourage these insurrectionists. And perhaps that lawmaker, we'll call him Tosh Mawley, made calls to people involved. The FBI couldn't get....phone records showing that, right? Hypothetically?"
Could someone on the Judiciary committee please correct Senator Kennedy and FBI Director from continuing to propagate the false idea that @MayorBowser had the power to call for the National Guard on Jan 6? She does not. Only Governors do. Presidents have the power over DC
Over objections from Democrats, Georgia House Republicans passed a sweeping elections bill 97-72 that would enact more restrictions for absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes. #gapol
ICYMI: The Virginia State Legislature passed their own version of the Voting Rights Act to prevent voter disenfranchisement in VA. If signed into law, it would be the first state-level VRA in the nation.👏👏👏
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This is getting overlooked. But at CPAC, Trump declared plainly that the GOP's future depends on voter suppression and anti-majoritarian tactics. This obligates Dems to pass pro-democracy reforms and be ready to nix the filibuster if necessary. New piece:
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