Wed, 4 September 2019
Ahead of tonight’s climate-change-focused town hall on CNN, Elizabeth Warren releases a new $3 Trillion plan to tackle global warming.
Meanwhile, Trump diverts more than $3 billion from U.S. military construction projects to fund his stupid border wall.
And lastly, a nice win for Democracy as a court gives state officials in North Carolina two weeks to redraw the GOP's gerrymandered district map.
And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:
British lawmakers on Tuesday rose up against Prime Minister Boris Johnson, moving to prevent him from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement.
The Cherokee Nation named former Obama appointee Kimberly Teehee as its first delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Although the treaty that created this nonvoting position is almost 200 years old, it had never been filled.
The AP reports that Walmart will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it.
And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell whined about his “Moscow Mitch” nickname during a radio interview on Tuesday, calling it “modern day McCarthyism.” McConnell said he can laugh about things like being called the Grim Reaper, but calling him Moscow Mitch is “over the top.”
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