Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) demanded on Thursday that the Department of Justice be defunded, which would spell the end of several major federal law enforcement organizations.
Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger, the only two Republicans on the special House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riots, indicated on separate Sunday morning news shows that Secret Service agents have been relatively uncooperative. read more
It was fair for skeptics to point out Bernard was the Star's sole on-the-record source, but there was no proof that Bernard was lying. Instead, they promoted their doubts about the story to insinuate this 10-year-old pregnant rape victim did not exist, because she represented a weakness in their efforts to pass increasingly restrictive and punitive abortion laws. The pivot to target Bernard was an effort to intimidate political opponents and distract from the painful-but-necessary debate America must have in the wake of Roe's downfall.
The amendment still passed, but the vote shows how a genuine national security threat has been turned into partisan football.
Texas Department of Public Safety Director on Uvalde shooting: "The only thing stopping a hallway of dedicated officers from entering Room 111, and 112, was the on-scene commander, who decided to place the lives of officers before the lives of children." read more