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TexasTowelie's Journal
TexasTowelie's Journal
October 1, 2022

Republican Lawmaker Says She's Being Pressured By Her Party To Impeach Biden - Ring of Fire

Republican Representative Nancy Mace - one of the few Republicans in the House that voted for Trump's second impeachment - said in an interview this past weekend that she is feeling "pressured" by her own Party to move forward with impeaching President Biden if Republicans win the House in November. A few months ago, the thought of impeachment could barely get a handful of GOP supporters, but now the pressure campaign is on and it is likely going to happen. Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins explains what this REALLY means.
October 1, 2022

Ted Cruz Suggests More Gun Violence Needed To Stop Gun Violence - Ring of Fire

Republican Senator Ted Cruz, during a recent town hall event for the Texas Tribune, said that violence is the only thing that can stop violence while talking about the epidemic of gun violence in America. Cruz didn't even flinch when a heckler called him out for this, and repeated the standard "good guy with a gun" talking points that Republicans have embraced for quite some time. Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins discusses this.
October 1, 2022

The 'United Cajun Navy' heads to Florida to help with search-and-rescue efforts - CNBC Television

Brian Trascher of the ‘Cajun Navy,’ a rescue group from Louisiana, talks to Shep Smith about rescue efforts in Florida and what he’s seeing on the ground.
October 1, 2022

What does Russia's annexation of Ukrainian lands mean for its invasion? - CNA (Singapore)

Russia on Friday (Sep 30) escalated its invasion of Ukraine after President Vladimir Putin signed treaties to annex four partially occupied regions.

Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia became Russia's "compatriots" in a ceremony that Kyiv called a "Kremlin freak show" devoid of legal meaning. Stuart Smith explores what this might bode for the next phase of the war.
October 1, 2022

Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon Give Back to Brooklyn, LA vs NY Rivalry Rages On & a Fond Farewell

It’s our fifth and final night in Brooklyn and Jimmy talks about all the things we’ll miss about being in NY, Guillermo makes his final grand entrance, Hefty is making pumpkin spice flavored trash bags, more than 900 aspiring weed merchants have applied for a chance to own and operate New York's first legal dispensaries, the cross country rivalry continues in a new edition of LA vs NY, a familiar name showed up on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, and Jimmy teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to give back to Brooklyn in a very important way.
September 30, 2022

6 Republican-led states sue over President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan - CBS News

Six Republican-led states are suing to block President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan. Terry Haines, the founder of Pangaea Policy, joins CBS News to discuss the suits and the latest developments on the administration's plan.

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