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Trump Blasts Biden for Firing Almost No One in First Hundred Days

PALM BEACH (The Borowitz Report)—Unsparing in his criticism of the President, Donald J. Trump blasted Joe Biden for firing almost no one in his first hundred days.

“It took me barely over a week to fire Sally Yates, and by March I’d axed forty-six U.S. attorneys,” he said. “I hit the ground running and I never looked back.”

At the rate Biden is going, Trump said, “He’s going to be looking across his desk at the same losers the entire time he’s in office.”

In another alleged failure of Biden’s first hundred days, Trump ripped the President for having picked “no fights whatsoever” with TV celebrities.

“It’s almost like he doesn’t even watch TV,” Trump said. “What does he do all day?”

Short article, no more at link: https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/trump-blasts-biden-for-firing-almost-no-one-in-first-hundred-days

Photograph by Al Drago / Bloomberg / Getty

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 05:52 AM (46 replies)

Rep. Katie Porter Celebrates the First 100 Days of this Congress

Believe it or not, today marks the *100th day* of this Congress. Rep. Porter is all about accountability and transparency, so here's a quick update on what our team has been up to—in 100(ish) seconds.

This is from April 12th, but I thought that this summary by Katie Porter was worth listening to.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 04:15 AM (9 replies)

For victims of the Armenian genocide, Biden designation a 'momentus occasion' - PBS NewsHour

President Biden recognized the mass killings of Armenians more than a century ago as genocide, in a test of America’s somewhat strained relationship with Turkey. For more on the significance of Biden's statement, Alex Hinton, Director of Rutgers University’s Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights and author of "It Can Happen Here: White Power and The Rising Threat of Genocide in the U.S." joins.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 03:45 AM (5 replies)

Biden is pushing the U.S. to lead the world in fighting climate change - Washington Post

As part of his first 100 days in office, President Biden has set ambitious benchmarks for the United States' role in combatting climate change. Here’s how the administration plans to do it. Read more: https://wapo.st/32JQ30j​.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 03:21 AM (0 replies)

Speaker Pelosi Discusses DC Statehood on the House Floor

DC has a larger population than two states. Yet, its citizens do not have a vote in Congress. Today, the House passed H.R. 51 to end this injustice & bring DC residents one step closer to the representation they deserve. 04/23/21.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 02:30 AM (0 replies)

Al Franken: Malcolm Nance on Russia and Jan. 6th (April 25, 2021)

The former intel analyst calls Putin “a Mafia don with nukes” and updates us on the investigation into January 6.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 01:50 AM (13 replies)

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Lost Graphics Vol. 4 (Web Exclusive)

John Oliver shares some of his favorite graphics that never made it to air.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Mon Apr 26, 2021, 01:37 AM (0 replies)

Far Right Extremism Is Influencing State Republican Parties - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

MSNBC's Brian Williams discusses the rise in extremism affecting Republican parties at the state level with Melissa Ryan, author of the Ctrl Alt-Right Delete newsletter, who is an expert in disinformation and the dark corners of the internet. Aired on 04/23/2021.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Apr 25, 2021, 04:05 AM (1 replies)

The Daily Show - Who's Who: The Far Right

Marjorie Taylor Greene, Madison Cawthorne, Tucker Carlson, and more: a look at who’s who on the far right.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Apr 25, 2021, 04:00 AM (0 replies)

VP Harris on Environment and Climate Crisis -- Action Planet - NowThis News

‘In a short matter of time, wars will be fought over water’ — NowThis spoke to Vice President Kamala Harris about the world’s diminishing supply of one of its most precious resources.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Sun Apr 25, 2021, 03:30 AM (0 replies)
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