democratic members of Congress are mobilizing on the steps of the short Supreme for right to vote this morning, urging Senate pass the Law for the people.
“To ensure our democracy for all of our children, we must stand up at this defining moment in America,” said Senator from Georgia. Raphael Warnock. âWe cannot dance around Senate procedure. No senatorial procedure, no senatorial rule is more important than the constitutional rights of the people.
Here is the leader of the senatorial minority Mitch mcconnell on the Paycheck Fairness Act. Basically, instead of it being the question of gender pay inequality, it is Democrats go after “far left provisions” that no Republican could ever support.
The family of Ashli ââbabbitt, killed by Capitol Police when she stormed the United States Capitol in the January 6 attack, sues to force handing over documents revealing the identity of the officer who shot him, CNBC report.
This litigation is distinct from the civil lawsuit seeking more than $ 10 million in damages from the Capitol Police.
the Department of Justice announced in April that he would not continue criminal charges against the officer who shot and killed Babbitt. Soon after, Babbitt’s husband Aaron Babbitt filed for registration with the Metropolitan Police Department under the Freedom of Information Act.
According to the lawsuit, the Metropolitan Police Department did not respond to the request, missing a May deadline.
Senate Republicans block gender pay gap law
In their second success obstruction in the Biden era, Senate Republicans blocked legislation targeting pay inequalities.
the Paycheck Fairness Act would have built on the Equal Pay Act 1963 and the Fair Labor Standards Act by requiring employers to demonstrate that any pay gap between a man and a woman was due to performance rather than gender.
Majority leader in the Senate Chuck schumer indicated that this was not the end.
Speaking of cicadas: The Associated Press report that the plane chartered for reporters traveling with Joe biden and Jill biden the administration’s first trip abroad was in fact delayed because it was invaded by insects.
“Watch out for the cicadas,” Biden told reporters after one of them landed on him. Seriously.
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Biden leaves for UK as Democrats gather in Washington
Ah, there, live blog readers. Good Wednesday.
As Joe biden and Jill biden take off towards the UK during the administration’s first trip abroad, Democrats keep the flag raised on a number of issues with us.
This morning, the senators Chuck schumer from New York, Jeff Merkley from Oregon, Raphael Warnock from Georgia, Elizabeth warren from Massachusetts and Amy Klobuchar from minnesotawill speak at a rally on the short Supreme walk alongside other members of Congress to urge the Senate pass the Law for the people, radical legislation on right to vote.
Rally comes after Democratic Senator from West Virginia Joe manchin confirmed in a weekend column that he would not vote for the bill, citing the need for bipartisan legislation. In an interview with CNN, Senator from Vermont Bernie sanders warned that Republicans “Will speak and speak” of bipartisanship, but then “nothing happens”.
âI have very limited patience,â Sanders told CNN. âWe have learned a lesson from the Obama years. ”