Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called for a “transition of power” in Congressional Democratic party leadership in an interview with The Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill released Wednesday. Ocasio-Cortez, however, warned that a power vacuum could be used by “nefarious forces” so successors need to be ready and waiting. “The answer is we need to shift power,” Ocasio-Cortez… Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We Need A “Transition Of Power” In The Democratic Party, “We Need To Shift Power”
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson blasted Democratic Sen. Gary Peters during a hearing Wednesday for claiming he was pushing Russian disinformation about Hunter Biden and Ukraine. “You lied repeatedly. You lied repeatedly in the press. That I was spreading Russian disinformation. That was an outright lie and I told you to stop lying and you continued… Continue reading GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Blasts Dem Sen. Gary Peters: “You Lied Repeatedly In The Press That I Was Spreading Russian Disinformation”
Sen. Rand Paul challenged Chris Krebs, the recently fired director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity division, over his statement that 2020 was the “most secure election in American history” during a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on the president’s allegations that the election was stolen. President Trump fired Krebs shortly after the election… Continue reading Rand Paul Grills Krebs: “Sure, The Election Was Safe From Foreign Intervention,” But What About Regular Fraud?
Christopher Krebs, the recently fired top DHS official in charge of cybersecurity, told the Senate Wednesday it was “dangerous” for elected officials to make “false and baseless attacks” on the integrity of the 2020 election. He did not mention President Turmp but said: “The current wild and baseless domestic claims of hackers and malicious algorithms… Continue reading Fired Cybersecurity Czar Chris Krebs: “While Elections Are Sometimes Messy, This Was A Secure Election”
Sen. Gary Peters quipped that Russia no longer has to “create fake news,” but rather simply promote President Trump’s own lies and false statements about the election. “Our adversaries don’t have to be creative to sow that doubt. All they have to do is air the words of American elected officials,” he said.
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs will hold a hearing on irregularities in the 2020 election. Witnesses include Kenneth Starr, Donald Palmer, James Troups, Frances Ryan, Jesse Binnall and Chris Krebs.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement today regarding Attorney General Bill Barr. MCCONNELL: Six weeks ago, Americans voted in this year’s general election. The legal and constitutional processes have continued to play out. Yesterday, electors met in all 50 states. So, as of this morning, our country officially has a… Continue reading McConnell: The Electoral College Has Spoken, I Want To Congratulate President-Elect Joe Biden