Lauren Boebert’s race ain’t over! She’s still leading, but now the margin has pushed the race to automatic recount territory. It’s gonna be tough, but don’t give up hope! And stay the fuck away from her husband. Trust us. More: CNN
House Republicans are going to kill a committee focused on climate change. So in other words they want to kill the planet. What’s crazy is that isn’t even shocking to say anymore. Of course these lunatics want to destroy the planet. More: Bloomberg
Note 18: Something we learned yesterday — Nancy Pelosi eats a hotdog with mustard and relish for lunch EVERY DAY. This is like when someone lives to be 110 and we find out they drank a fifth of bourbon and smoked two packs of camels every day. We don’t understand it, but it clearly works!
Oh and btw the CFO of the Trump Organization is on trial. He’s mostly taking one for the worst team ever, but in a normal world, the press would be howling about how bad this is for orange dingus. More: AP
Note 20: And on that note, let’s go do some news and then go do some turkey! Well, not do some turkey. Eat some turkey. That’s better. We love y’all so fucking much, and we are endlessly fucking grateful to you for joining us here and for fighting to save this country from the shitheads. We hope y’all have an amazing break, and we’ll see you back here afterwards.
Democratic leadership is about to get a lot younger. Speaker Pelosi wasn’t the only person to announce she was stepping down yesterday. Steny Hoyer did too. And Jim Clyburn is going to be an assistant speaker. Today we’ve seen Hakeem Jeffries announce his plan to run for leader. He has already been endorsed by the big names. Katherine Clark and Pete Aguilar are expected to round out the team. Don’t look now, but Democrats are in array.
The opposite of array
LOLOL. On the other hand, House Republicans are already making an absolute mess, and this one is pretty hilarious to watch. Matt Gaetz and insurrectionist Andy Biggs are swearing up and down they won’t back McCarthy for Speaker. He can only afford to lose four votes and the count is already at three (Good). Fortunately for him, the rest of the caucus are totally normal and cool. LOLOL!!! Enjoy your break, Kev!
Another Republican has been found guilty of working with Russia to interfere in the 2016 campaign. Jesse Benton, who is related to Ron and Rand Paul by marriage and was Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager in 2014, was found guilty by a jury of trying to get Russian money to Trump’s campaign. Benton had already been pardoned by Trump for campaign finance violations stemming from a different campaign. The law and order crowd, folks!
, the rifle-wielding teenager who shot two unarmed racial justice protesters to death in Kenosha, Wisconsin, two years ago, met with members of the GOP Second Amendment House caucus on Thursday. More: HuffPost
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