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House to send impeachment article to Senate, COVID-19: 5 things to know Monday

House to send impeachment article against Trump to Senate, hearing for rioter accused of threats against AOC and more news to start your Monday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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A Texas man who tweeted "Assassinate AOC" is facing charges in the Capitol riot, FBI says

Garret Miller. Department of Justice A Texas man charged in the US Capitol riot tweeted "Assassinate AOC" the day of the attack. In a criminal complaint, the FBI says Garret Miller made multiple threats of violence online. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said she thought she was going to die during the insurrection. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A Texas man who is facing charges in the Capitol riot posted violent threats on social media, according to a criminal comp...
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AOC cheers wage increase for Teamsters at NYC produce market

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrated a wage increase for Teamsters workers at a Bronx produce market, following a week-long strike...
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Texas man charged after storming US Capitol, making death threats against Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and police officer

Miller tweeted "assassinate AOC" hours after posting pictures of himself storming the Capitol. "Next time we bring the guns," he said in another post.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC'

DALLAS (AP) — A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and...
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Feds: Texas man charged in Capitol riots threatened to kill AOC

Garret Miller of Dallas County, Texas, posted often on social media about his involvement in the deadly riots during which...
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AOC says FEMA is preparing to cover $2 billion in COVID-19 funeral costs across the US: 'We finally got it done'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks with colleagues on the floor of the House Chamber. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said FEMA is readying a scheme to reimburse $2 billion in funeral costs. "We finally got it done," Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter on Friday. The funding effort began last spring, as New York City became the US epicenter for COVID-19 cases.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will reimburse ...
Tags: New York, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Fema, Queens, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Aoc, Lee, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Barbara Lee


AOC Blasts GOP Rep. For Trying To Bring Gun Into Congress

"The moment you bring a gun onto the House floor in violation of rules, you put everyone around you in danger."
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Kamala Harris was just sworn in as the first female vice president in US history. Here are 35 of the most powerful women in 2021.

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images First ladies, political figures, and prominent businesswomen hold great power in the US. Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first female vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, has served for over 65 years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the boardroom to Hollywood and the floor of the House of...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


AOC tweets 'Abolish ICE' after agency commemorates MLK Day

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday appeared unimpressed by a tweet from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...
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Alveda King urges AOC to 'take a page out of Martin Luther King Jr.'s book'

Dr. Alveda King called on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to "take a page out of Martin Luther King Jr.'s book" on Monday after the...
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Biden plans to roll back controversial Trump policies on his first day in office, including reversing the Muslim travel ban and rejoining the Paris climate accord

President-elect Joe Biden. Susan Walsh/AP Biden plans to sign "roughly a dozen" executive orders that include rejoining the Paris climate accord, and reversing the travel ban on several majority Muslim countries. A memo from incoming chief of staff Ron Klain outlines Biden's 10-day action plan in which he hopes to immediately reverse some of President Trump's signature policies. Biden has inherited a number of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting economic crisis, a climat...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook of 'partial responsiblity' for the US Capitol insurrection

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Getty Images During a virtual town hall meeting, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook "bear partial responsibility" for the US Capitol insurrection. She also said that Facebook has had "a complete lack of accountability" to democracy. Ocasio-Cortez referred to her 2019 grilling of Mark Zuckerberg during a congressional hearing. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has, this week, admitted that Faceb...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook of 'partial responsibility' for the US Capitol insurrection

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Getty Images During a virtual town hall meeting, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook "bear partial responsibility" for the US Capitol insurrection. She also said that Facebook has had "a complete lack of accountability" to democracy. Ocasio-Cortez referred to her 2019 grilling of Mark Zuckerberg during a congressional hearing. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has, this week, admitted that Faceb...
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AOC says she disagrees with Biden's 'optimistic' view of GOP

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she disagrees with President-elect Biden on his “optimistic” view of the GOP.
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Ocasio-Cortez: Zuckerberg, Facebook ‘Bear Partial Responsibility’ For Capitol Riot

AOC said that online radicalization on Facebook — which enjoys a "complete lack of accountability" — led to the attack.
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AOC casts blame on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg for Capitol riot

“He is part of this problem,” the Democrat said at an online town hall meeting Friday with Bronx and Queens constituents. “And Mark...
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Stimulus checks: AOC calls on Biden for a full $2,000 in a third round of checks

Joe Biden wants to add $1,400 to the previous round of stimulus checks. AOC wants a clean $2,000.
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35 of the most powerful women in 2021

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images From first ladies of the United States to prominent businesswomen and leading figures in the entertainment industry, these women hold great power. On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the first female and first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, one of the best-known female leaders in the world and the longest-reigning mon...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


Dave Rubin slams AOC on calling for commission on ‘media literacy,’ says left is crushing dissent

Talk show host Dave Rubin blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., for calling on Congress to “look into” a commission on “media...
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AOC: GOP lawmakers fearful of threats if they impeach Trump are privileged

The progressive lawmaker has said that death threats are “a normal part of [her] existence.”
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AOC says she feared for her life during Capitol riot: 'I thought I was going to die'

The Democrat said it’s "not an exaggeration" to say that many members of the House were nearly assassinated.
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Amazon Court Filing Includes Chilling Death Threats Published On Parler

Amazon submitted a new filing in federal court on Tuesday in response to an emergency motion by Parler to restore its hosting services through Amazon’s AWS. Parler was kicked offline early Monday after Amazon said the social media company had violated its terms of service and Parler couldn’t find another company…Read more...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez denounced House Republicans who scoffed at new security measures at the Capitol in the wake of the deadly insurrection

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. Courtesy of the US House of Representatives Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed House Republicans who refused to comply with safety measures implemented after the deadly Capitol siege on January 6. A number of House Republicans were observed flouting the new protocols, which included walking through a metal detector, with some GOP lawmakers walking around them or pushing past Capitol police officers, according to reporters on Capitol ...
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'I thought I was going to die': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips GOP lawmakers, shares experience during Capitol riots on Instagram Live

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) leaves the U.S. Capitol on March 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images During a candid Instagram Live on Tuesday night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that she had a "very close encounter," where she thought she "was going to die," at the Capitol as it was stormed by a violent mob on January 6. In a wide-ranging commentary, Ocasio-Cortez briefly described some of the traumatizing events and added that Rep. Jamie Raskin who had lost hi...
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Pelosi rejects Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's concerns that the Democratic Party isn't building new leadership: 'You'll have to ask her - because we are'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images;Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday disputed progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that the Democratic Party isn't building new leadership. "Why does AOC complain that you have not been grooming younger people for leadership?" CBS' Lesley Stahl asked Pelosi during a "60 Minutes" interview. "I don't know. You'll have to ask her — because we ...
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Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna on holding Trump accountable for the Capitol siege, ending the 'forever wars,' and working with conservatives to bridge America's cultural divide

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., speaks with reporters after a meeting of the House Democratic Caucus in the Capitol on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Ro Khanna of California is a second-term Democrat who wants to end America's "forever wars," help bridge the country's cultural and political divides, and fight for progressive causes.  Khanna also wants to hold Trump and Sen. Josh Hawley accountable for their roles in inciting the deadly insurrecti...
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The Capitol riots led to Twitter suspending Trump, while Parler erupted with talk of violence, and Simon & Schuster cancelled a senator's book.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call Inc via Getty Images; Win McNamee/Getty Images What happened last week? Twitter and Facebook suspended President Donald Trump's accounts as armed Trump supporters ransacked the Capitol on Wednesday. Twitter made its ban permanent on Friday.  On Wednesday, alternative social media app Parler erupted in calls for a violent revolution. Google banned it from its app store on Friday.  Publisher...
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AOC: 'Every minute' Trump 'in office represents clear, present danger' - Business Insider

Pelosi wrote in a letter obtained by CNN that the House could move to impeach Trump this week if Pence doesn't invoke the 25th Amendment.
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AOC: 'We came close to half of the House nearly dying' during riots

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Sunday assailed last week’s storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters, saying that half...
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