Democrats and their progressive allies see a tiny upside to the possibility that President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of State. They’d finally get their chance to grill the oil executive under oath. Liberal hopes of forcing Tillerson to testify before Congress were dashed Nov.
The man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington, D. C. pizzeria told police he did so in an effort to rescue child sex slaves who never existed, court documents say. Police arrested Edgar Welch outside Comet Ping Pong on Sunday afternoon, after three shots were fired and people in the restaurant fled, with one telling a police officer, "he's in there and he has a gun!", according to court documents.
What’s old is new again for House Democrats. After weeks of intra-party turmoil and a rank-and-file revolt, Democrats trudged back into the Capitol on Monday night to finish their leadership elections, wrap up a week of last-minute legislative work and travel home for the holidays until a new Congress next year.
A Republican member of the Electoral College said on Monday that he will not be casting his vote for Donald Trump.“The election of the next president is not yet a done deal,” Texas elector Christopher Suprun writes in an op-ed for the New York Times. “Electors of conscience can still do the right thing for the good of the country.