WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 16: U.S. Select Committee on Intelligence chairwoman Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to members of the media after a hearing on the Benghazi attack November 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David Petraeus testified before the committee about the September 11 attacks on the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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On today’s episode of NBC’s Meet the Press, Senator Feinstein pledged to bring a bill outlawing “the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession [of assault weapons] — not retroactively but perspectively” to the new Congress’s initial January session. The proposed law will also “ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than 10 bullets.” And, like Mayor Bloomberg, who also appeared on the show to pressure President Obama to increase gun control, she assured the audience that passing such a measure “can bedone.”
The head of the conservative evangelical Liberty University has been forced to take an “indefinite leave of absence” after he shared a photo of himself with his pants unzipped to reveal his underwear.
Jerry Falwell Jr, a prominent backer of Donald Trump and one of America’s most powerful evangelical leaders, was accused of hypocrisy after posting the photo to Instagram this week. …
The move represents an extraordinary downfall for Falwell, who has served as the president of the ultra-conservative university since 2007. Liberty University was founded by Falwell’s father, and the younger Falwell became head after his death.
Breaking: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Delaware last weekend to meet with Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s first known in-person session with a potential running mate as he nears decision. She visited Biden Sunday, 2 high-ranking Mich. Ds tell @AP
The U.S. is placing sanctions on 11 Chinese officials and their allies in Hong Kong, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam, over their role in curtailing political freedoms in the former U.K. colony, the Treasury Department said Friday.
“The United States stands with the people of Hong Kong and we will use our tools and authorities to target those undermining their autonomy,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.
Amid concerns that election mail could be delayed for political purposes, the Postmaster General tells the board of governors this morning that he will not slow down election mail or any other mail. He also said he will not act “based on any partisanship.” via @jessicadean
And people say Biden’s agenda isn’t liberal enough
Just like Radical Left New York is trying to destroy the NRA, if Biden becomes President your GREAT SECOND AMENDMENT doesn’t have a chance. Your guns will be taken away, immediately and without notice. No police, no guns!
The governor, who instituted strict lockdown measures at the beginning of the pandemic, is 73
JUST IN: Ohio @GovMikeDeWine tests positive for #Covid19 ahead of President Trump’s arrival in Cleveland. His office says he “has no symptoms at the present time.” He will quarantine at his Cedarville, Ohio home for the next 14 days.