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Pelosi Announces House Will Pass Major ‘Families First’ ‘Science-Based’ Coronavirus Bill Today – With or Without GOP



Speaker Nancy Pelosi minutes ago announced the House of Representatives today will pass a major coronavirus bill today, with or without support of Republicans. The Speaker has been working to hammer out a deal with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, but Trump has been totally absent. As a result, she is putting legislation before the House later today without waiting for a thumbs up from Republicans in the House or Senate, and without waiting for the President, as the Washington Post notes.

“The American people expect and deserve a coordinated, science-based, and whole of government response to keep them and their loved ones safe. A response that puts families first to stimulate the economy,” Speaker Pelosi said in a live news conference just one hour before President Trump is expected to make another national address.

The Speaker appeared extraordinarily serious as she explained what Democrats will pass. Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are opposed to the bill. McConnell, however, was forced to cancel next week’s recess to vote on the legislation, but did allow members to take a three-day weekend while the American people wait.

“Our legislation secures paid leave, with two weeks of paid sick leave and family and medical leave, for those affected by the virus,” Speaker Pelosi said.

Additionally, the Democrats’ bill will ensure free coronavirus testing, regardless of insurance coverage, expanded unemployment benefits, additional funding for food stamps, and waives the Trump administration’s recent work requirements for food stamp eligibility.



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‘We Are Talking About Everything’: House Will Continue Investigations Into Trump – Subpoena for Bolton ‘Likely’



Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) says the House will continue its investigations into President Donald Trump, suggesting regardless of today’s Senate vote on articles of impeachment their work is far from done.

“We are talking about everything,” Nadler told reporters  Wednesday morning, as CNN’s Manu Raju reports. That means the investigations will not be limited to Ukraine, which was the focus of the impeachment inquiry.

Will former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton, who said he would comply with a Senate subpoena, receive one from the House, Nadler replied: “I think it’s likely yes.”

Asked if he is concerned about political consequences or blowback from continuing to investigate Trump, Nadler said, “no, as more and more lawlessness comes out, I presume the public will understand that.”

“First of all I think when you have a lawless president, you have to bring that to the fore and you have to spotlight that,” the New York Democrat said, explaining the rule of law takes precedence over politics.

“You have to protect the Constitution, whatever the political consequences.”


This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change. This story will be updated, and NCRM will likely publish follow-up stories on this news. Stay tuned and refresh for updates.


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Morning Joe Scorched for Scolding Fans Who Booed Trump and Chanted ‘Lock Him Up’: ‘This Is the Sound of Freedom!’



‘Revolutionary Spirit of America’

“Morning Joe” Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski took a few moments Monday morning to scold World Series fans who had booed and chanted “Lock Him Up” as President Donald Trump was announced at Sunday night’s game.

It didn’t go over well for the MSNBC hosts.

“It’s un-American,” Scarborough claimed.

“We find it sickening when it’s done at his rallies,” Brzezinski added.

“We are Americans and we do not do that,” Scarborough insisted. “We do not want the world hearing us chant ‘Lock him up’ to this president or to any president.”

Many on social media expressed strong disagreement.



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This Young Girl Cheering on Votes for Nancy Pelosi Is All of Us Today



The House of Representatives is currently voting to elect a new Speaker of the House. One young girl is thrilled and today she is all of us.

The young woman is apparently (soon to be) Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s granddaughter, based on this tweet from Christine Pelosi, her daughter:

Here’s a clip of her cheering and clapping after hearing a vote for Leader Pelosi to become Speaker.

This is the enthusiasm all Democrats need to take on President Trump and the GOP.

UPDATE: Leader Nancy Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House at about 1:50 PM ET.

Thanks to Buzzfeed’s David Mack for posting the clips.

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