Joe Biden—who once promised not to take any money from the fossil fuel industry—is scheduled today to attend a fundraiser that’s tied to—you guessed it—a fossil fuel company.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon decides to take money budgeted for schools and daycare to pay for Trump's dumb fence-wall-thing.
And lastly, Republican congressman Steve King claims he drank from a toilet in a migrant detention center. His review? “It’s actually pretty good!”
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House Democratic Caucus chairman Hakeem Jeffries announced Wednesday that he is cosponsoring Medicare for All" legislation— a smart move considering Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is actively seeking to recruit a left-wing challenger to replace Jeffries in 2020.
From Politico; the House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security for documents connected to Donald Trump's alleged offer to pardon officials who break the law while carrying out his immigration agenda.
Right Wing Watch reports that Alex Jones and his attorneys were denied an appeal regarding a lawsuit that alleges Infowars broadcast defamatory comments regarding the father of a child murdered in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary.
And the Daily Beast is reporting that Jacob Wohl, the serially incompetent right wing grifter known for his spectacular blunders, is wanted on a felony arrest warrant in California for the unlawful sale of securities.