In his first State of the Commonwealth address, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin Glenn Youngkin The Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems barrel towards voting rights vote with no outcome Trump cutout among pranks left at Executive Mansion for Youngkin Feehery: DC will become the inverse of West Berlin MORE (R) asked the divided General Assembly to help enact his “vision of change," The Associated Press reported . “I’m asking each of us in this body, Republicans and Democrats alike, to come together,” Youngkin on Monday told the Republican-majority state House and Democratic-majority state Senate. “To rise above the Richmond of division, special interests, the small and the parochial and to usher in a sweeping vision of change. And to put this commonwealth on a pathway to prosperity.” Youngkin reiterated many of his campaign pledges and offered some new specifics on issues including firearms and abortion policy, according to the AP. ADVERTISEMENT … [Read more...] about Youngkin asks divided Virginia General Assembly to help enact ‘vision of change’
To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: https://bit.ly/30ARS1U To receive The Hill's 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: http://bit.ly/2UoupvN --> A midday take on what's happening in politics and how to have a sense of humor about it.* *Ha. Haha. Hahah. Sniff. Haha. Sniff. Ha--breaks down crying hysterically. HAPPENING TODAY Ready or not, here we come!: via GIPHY Senate Democrats are beginning debate on the voting rights legislation that has no clear plan for passage. Watch the debate live : https://bit.ly/3twRk9Q WHY THIS IS A STICKY SITUATION: Via The New York Times’s Catie Edmondson, “The push to proceed even in the face of almost certain failure reflects the party’s conundrum, facing two key defections in its ranks and a wall of Republican opposition.” And assuming the bills fail : It would be President Biden Joe Biden Madame Tussauds unveils new Biden and Harris … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Dems barrel towards voting rights vote with no outcome
One year after leaving office, former President Trump Donald Trump Trump lawyers to Supreme Court: Jan. 6 committee 'will not be harmed by delay' Two House Democrats announce they won't seek reelection DiCaprio on climate change: 'Vote for people that are sane' MORE is in an odd spot. On one hand, Trump is clearly the dominant figure in the Republican Party. He would be the overwhelming favorite to win the party’s presidential nomination in 2024, should he enter the race. His most vociferous internal critics are on the retreat. Three of the 10 House Republicans who voted for Trump’s second impeachment in the wake of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection have already decided against running for reelection. ADVERTISEMENT On the other hand, Trump’s banishment from Twitter and other social media platforms after his incitement of Jan. 6 has made it more difficult for him to be quite as central to the political conversation as he once was. Some … [Read more...] about The Memo: Is Trump the GOP’s future or in rearview mirror?
Presented by Facebook Chuck Schumer Chuck Schumer The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Voting rights week for Democrats (again) Kelly takes under-the-radar approach in Arizona Senate race Hundreds attend mass funeral for victims of Bronx apartment building fire MORE of N.Y., speaks during a news conference" width="580" height="387" data-delta="1" /> Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported each day this week: Monday, 850,605; Tuesday, 851,730; Wednesday, 854,074. Senate Democrats have their game plan to deal with voting … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Schumer tees up doomed election reform vote
close Video Joe Concha slams Psaki for criticism over Youngkin's stance on masks in schools: 'Elections have consequences' The Fox News contributor blasted the press secretary for slamming Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin over his executive order on masks in schools. Parents in a Pennsylvania school district have expressed outrage after a photo of a school employee using tape to affix a mask to a child's face went viral online. The school district has confirmed that the photo is genuine. "Pro-mask or anti-mask, I hope we can all agree that taping masks to children’s faces crosses the LINE," the Facebook group North Penn Stronger Together posted online Monday with the photo. "This was not a joke for the child or the parents." LOUDOUN COUNTY TEEN'S SENTENCING BUSTS THE ‘PARENTS ARE DOMESTIC TERRORISTS’ NARRATIVE, CONCERNED PARENTS SAY The North Penn School District confirmed that the picture is genuine. North Penn … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania parents outraged after school employee tapes mask to child’s face