Post Tagged with: "Trump"

Cicilline Assault Weapons Ban: House Judiciary To Hold First Markup On Assault Weapons Ban Legislation In Two Decades

  Markup follows wave of mass shootings involving assault weapons Editorial Note: “A committee markup is the key formal step a committee ultimately takes for the bill to advance to the floor. Normally, the committee chair chooses the proposal that will be placed before the committee for markup: a referred[Read More…]

by July 16, 2022

“Jungle Primaries” Is This The Solution To Rhode Island’s Political Woes? “Doc” Corvese Thinks So. GOP Chair Cienki Reacts

  Are “Jungle Primaries” the answer to reform the calcified Rhode Island Electoral System? State Representative Arthur “Doc” Corvese (D-55) thinks so.  Rhode Island Republican State Chair Sue Cienki begs to differ. In a “Jungle Primary”, primary elections effectively create a runoff between the two candidates who receive the most[Read More…]

by January 31, 2022

CDC Statement on B.1.1.529 – Omicron

  From The Center For Disease Control On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified a new variant, B.1.1.529, as a Variant of Concern and has named it Omicron. No cases of this variant have been identified in the U.S. to date. CDC is following the details of this new variant, first reported to the WHO by South Africa. We are grateful to the South African government[Read More…]

by November 27, 2021

AMERICA FIRST LEGAL REQUESTS INVESTIGATION INTO VIOLA GARCIA’S POTENTIAL QUID PRO QUO APPOINTMENT TO THE NATIONAL ASSESSMENT GOVERNING BOARD

America First Legal (AFL) filed a request for investigation with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) regarding Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona’s appointment of Viola Garcia, President of the National School Boards Association, to the National Assessment Governing Board. Working for weeks with White House[Read More…]

by October 28, 2021

Cicilline: House Must Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress!

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), author of H.Res.24, the impeachment resolution charging President Trump with Incitement of Insurrection, issued the following statement on the importance on holding Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress ahead of today’s vote on H.Res. 730. “The House must vote to hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress for refusing to answer a Congressional subpoena and in doing[Read More…]

by October 25, 2021

Trump Acolyte Miller: America First Legal Update DACA ICE & HHS

AFL CONDEMNS BIDEN EFFORT TO FORTIFY ILLEGAL DACA PROGRAM DURING A RECORD SURGE OF ILLEGAL MINORS Today, America First Legal Vice-President and General Counsel, Gene Hamilton, responded to the Biden Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule to “preserve and fortify” the unconstitutional and illegal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.[Read More…]

by September 29, 2021

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) Discusses Voting Rights With MSNBC’s Ali Velshi 

    “We are at a very critical moment in our democracy. There are efforts underway in 47 state legislatures to make it more difficult for people to vote, particularly communities of color and other marginalized communities. It’s the most sacred responsibility we have as citizens of this democracy is[Read More…]

by July 27, 2021

RECAP: AMERICA FIRST LEGAL IN REVIEW

“As you can see below, your support has allowed us to launch some of the most important legal battles for the future of the county — Donald Trump Acolyte Stephen Miller, in a message to his supporters VICTORIES MAJOR LEGAL VICTORY: COURT GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND CLASS CERTIFICATION IN USDA’S[Read More…]

by July 26, 2021

Congressmen Cicilline & Takano Introduce Resolution Apologizing for Treatment of LGBT Members of Civil Service and Armed Forces

  Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Chair U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Co-Chair U.S. Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) introduced a resolution today to acknowledge and apologize for the mistreatment of and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals who served the United States in the Armed Forces,[Read More…]

by July 21, 2021

Boston Common Rally for Julian Assange Monday July 19

  Tomorrow: Monday, July 19, 4:30-6PM @ Park Street Station On The Boston Common Supporters of Julian Assange will rally on Monday, July 19 from 4:30 to 6pm at Park Street Station, Boston Massachusetts.  They are calling on the Biden administration to drop the charges against Assange, especially in light[Read More…]

by July 18, 2021