Month: February 2021

Federal judge puts indefinite hold on Biden’s plan to halt deportations

A federal judge in South Texas indefinitely extended his order stopping the Biden Administration’s plans to halt all deportations for 100 days. The new order effectively blocks President Joe Biden from his promise to temporarily stop deporting criminal migrants.

Mother of cop who died after capitol “riot” believes it was a stroke, not a Trump supporter, that killed him

The mother of deceased Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick believes her son may have suffered a fatal stroke during the Jan. 6 riot, but was not hit in the head by a Trump supporter wielding a fire extinguisher, as mainstream outlets began reporting almost immediately after Sicknick’s death.

The ‘Second Amendment Preservation Act’: Missouri passes bill To nullify federal gun laws

The Senate voted 23-8 to send the bill back to the House, where it passed earlier. The House can either accept the Senate’s changes or negotiate a compromise version. Senators voted for the bill along party lines with Republicans in support and Democrats in opposition. It would declare “null and void” any past, present or future federal law deemed to be an infringement on gun rights for law-abiding citizens

Pelosi announces ‘independent 9-11-type commission” to investigate Capitol siege

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced plans Monday to form an “independent 9/11-type commission” to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol building, including the security breakdowns that led to the complex being overrun.