Aila Slisco

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Jim Acosta Says WH Officials First Heard About GSA Letter on CNN

"They are learning this for the first time on CNN," CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta said on Monday after President Donald Trump tweeted in approval of an official letter sent to President-elect Joe Biden that declared him the "apparent president-elect."

Most Voters Want Divided Congress as Stimulus Deadlock Continues: Poll

A new poll suggests that most voters would prefer that partisan gridlock continue in Congress, with Republicans retaining control of the Senate in January's runoff elections and potentially acting as a firewall between the Democratic-controlled House and President-elect Joe Biden.

Seattle City Council Approves 17% Cut to Police Department's Budget

A 17 percent Seattle Police Department budget cut was approved by a committee of the Seattle City Council on Thursday, while a proposal to redirect $9 million earmarked for the hiring of new officers in favor of "community-led public safety investments" was rejected.

AOC Calls Out Mitch McConnell For Senate Breaking Without Stimulus Deal

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of allowing the Senate to break for Thanksgiving while "there are thousands of people in Texas lined up for food lines" who could be helped by a new COVID-19 stimulus package.

AOC Slams Nikki Haley for Suggesting Local Police Are Federally Funded

"Utterly embarrassing that this woman was a governor & still doesn't have a grasp on public investment," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Thursday during an exchange with Nikki Haley, the Republican who formerly served as both United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor.

Here Are All the Prominent Conservatives Who Have Joined Parler

A growing number of top Republicans, including those serving in Congress, have joined the social media app Parler after complaining that mainstream apps like Twitter or Facebook are unfairly targeting conservatives for spreading misinformation.

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