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Thursday News: N. Korea Says Pence Is “Stupid”; NFL Caves to Trump; Garrett Says He’s Not Quitting; Caps Make Stanley Cup Finals

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by Lowell

Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, May 24. Go Caps!

  • Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran leaps to defense of NFL….ugh.

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  • Rational Lefty

    Sinkholes at Trump’s residences. Too bad he can’t fall in them.

    https://thinkprogress.org/is-the-white-house-sinkhole-climate-change-or-just-karma-8dea4dbdfea2/

  • From the Edwin Santana for Congress campaign:

    Fredericksburg, VA – National progressive organization, Common Defense, endorsed Edwin Santana’s congressional campaign, yesterday, announcing the move to their 60,000 plus followers on Twitter. It is another signal that the Santana campaign’s progressive message continues to resonate with people both in the district and outside of it, ahead of the June 12 Primary election.

    “Edwin Santana is a Marine Corps veteran, second-generation Puerto Rican, and progressive fighting for single-payer healthcare, strengthened public education, and economic opportunity. Edwin’s bold and unapologetic stances on racial justice and ending sexual assault are particularly in line with the values of Common Defense veterans and military families,” read the Common Defense announcement.

    “It’s an honor to receive Common Defense’s endorsement. They are a progressive, grassroots organization that fights for the same issues that our campaign does on a daily basis. They have mobilized against President Trump and his divisive agenda, and it is my privilege to stand alongside them and the other candidates across the country that they’ve endorsed, like Fayrouz Saad, Randy Bryce, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Jared Golden, among others,” said Edwin.

    WIth 19 days to go, before the Primary election, the Santana campaign continues its boots-on-the-ground, volunteer-heavy strategy as we all work towards the overall goal of defeating Rob Wittman in November.

  • RobertColgan

    Goodlatte is calling for a special counsel to investigate how the FBI investigates investigations…..??
    ….how is it that this doofus is still doing the stupid dance?
    Shouldn’t he have just quietly gone away like his totem animal, the Dodo?

  • Statement On Behalf Of Leader Schumer, Leader Pelosi, Vice Chairman Warner, And Ranking Member Schiff

    Washington, D.C. –U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), and Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following joint statement regarding their Gang of Eight briefing with the Justice Department:

    “Today’s Gang of Eight briefing was conducted to ensure protection of sources and methods.

    “Nothing we heard today has changed our view that there is no evidence to support any allegation that the FBI or any intelligence agency placed a ‘spy’ in the Trump Campaign, or otherwise failed to follow appropriate procedures and protocols.”