Biden's Vaccine Mandates for CMS Health Care Workers and Federal Contractors Blocked by Federal Judges
In multiple major rulings, two of the Biden Administration's vaccine mandates were blocked by federal courts today. First, the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction suspending the enforcement of a vaccine mandate for federal contractors in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. The Lexington Hearald Leader reports:
A federal judge in Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction effectively blocking implementation of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors on Tuesday.Read more
Despite popular support for commonsense voter integrity measures, the Left has doubled down on their plan for a federal takeover of elections.
We’re 1 year from the midterms and just months away from many primaries, yet Democrats are still trying to upend our election system by pushing for a federal takeover. This is not only unconstitutional, but it would create chaos for voters and undermine the process. pic.twitter.com/9Mv9erZJMb— House Admin. Committee GOP (@HouseAdmnGOP) November 2, 2021
The continued efforts by liberals and Democrats to intimidate and politicize the courts has reached a new low. In an unprecedented move, the NAACP is seeking to force the recusal of two North Carolina Supreme Court justices from a case concerning the state's voter ID law. The Carolina Journal explains:
The NAACP seeks to formally remove two GOP Supreme Court justices from a critical constitutional amendments case. Its attorneys presented a detailed argument to the Supreme Court on why the court as a whole should disqualify the two justices, an action never before taken in North Carolina, because of alleged conflicts of interest.Read more
Earlier today, President Joe Biden attempted to assure the American people that they would have everything they need for Thanksgiving.
"Families can rest easy: grocery stores are well-stocked with turkey and everything else you need for Thanksgiving," Pres. Biden says. "And the major retailers I mentioned have confirmed that their shelves will be well-stocked...this holiday season." https://t.co/FJN5bDYKsY pic.twitter.com/MJkRZs9K9g— ABC News (@ABC) November 23, 2021
On Sunday night, news broke that a horrible tragedy had just occurred in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. Five were killed and nearly 50 injured when a man plowed through the local Christmas parade in an SUV. The Milwaukee County DA's Office is now reviewing whether the suspect, a repeat violent offender, should have even been allowed to be out among the public in the first place.Read more
After several days of deliberation, a Wisconsin jury has acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges arising out of his use of deadly force against rioters who attacked him during last summer’s violent unrest in Kenosha. National Review reports:
Rittenhouse was arrested on August 26, 2020, after shooting three people during the riots that followed the police killing of Jacob Blake, a black man who was brandishing a knife and in the process of violating a restraining order when police arrived on scene. He was initially indicted on charges of first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, attempted first-degree intentional reckless homicide, failure to comply with an emergency order from a local government, and possession of a dangerous weapon.Read more
On Thursday, Judge Bruce Schroeder sent "shockwaves" through the courtroom when he banned MSNBC from the courtroom for the remainder of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial because one of their freelancers allegedly tried to contact jurors the night before. Fox News reported:
"The jury in this case is being transported from a different location in a bus with windows covered … Last evening a person who identified himself as James J. Morrison, and who claimed that he was a producer with NBC News, for MSNBC … police, when they stopped him, because he was following in the distance of about a block and went through a red light, pulled him over and inquired of him what was going on and he gave that information and stated that he had been instructed by Mrs. [MSNBC booking producer Irene] Byon to follow the jury bus."Read more
Earlier this week, a group of 13 Republican states were successful in their lawsuit against the Biden Administration challenging a provision in the President's "American Rescue Plan." As reported by the Washington Examiner:
U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler of the Northern District of Alabama issued an injunction against Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and in favor of more than a dozen states that enjoins her from enforcing the section of Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, enacted in March.Read more
After months of requests from Republicans, the Senate Judiciary Committee finally held an oversight hearing with Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas regarding the current crisis on the U.S.-Mexico Border.
FINALLY after months & multiple requests to Chair Durbin we are getting a Dept of homeland security oversight hrg 2day Each day we see thousands of ppl wading across the Rio Grande coming to America which is ILLEGAL This wouldn’t be happening if Pres Biden was enforcing our laws— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) November 16, 2021
Earlier this month, a third criminal indictment was made resulting from Special Counsel John Durham's investigation into the so-called "Steele Dossier." Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe believes that more indictments are coming:
“Many of the documents that John Durham is using are documents that I gave him. So I declassified the documents that we’ve talked about, but I gave John Durham over 1,000 other documents that have not yet been declassified that I know, including intelligence that goes specifically to this criminal activity that would be the basis for further indictments,” the ex-spy chief said. . .Read more