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@SRuhle : "Did you feel like you had no choice? You had to say on the world stage I need a break?" Simone Biles: Yeah, I had to ... That's probably one of the bravest things and one of my greatest accomplishments."
'It's taking a terrible toll on our staff': Schools districts facing major staffing crisis
California Gov. Newsom has declared a statewide drought emergency. "Nearly 88% of the state and a good portion of the west are facing extreme drought. This past August was the driest and hottest on record," @ErinCNN reports.
Sen. King: "If you take the states, that those 41 senators represent, add up all the population together, you get 24% of the American people. So the situation we're in now is that 24% of the American people have an effective veto."
“White Americans aren’t afraid of the cops. White Americans are never afraid of the cops, even when they’re committing an insurrection,” @JoyAnnReid says about the Trump supporters rioting the US Capitol.
Sen. Sanders: "Some people ask: Why would you impeach and convict a president who has only a few days left in office? The answer: Precedent. It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."
After raising employee wages to $15/hour, Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor in Pittsburgh received "well over 1,000 applications" for job openings. Co-owner Jacob Hanchar says customer service has improved and he hasn't "noticed a difference on our bottom line."
Rep. Connolly during House Oversight and Reform Cmte. hearing: "You can talk all you want about whether the poor Border [Patrol] is overwhelmed that makes no excuse for how we are treating children...Is there no limit to what you will justify in this administration?"
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: “I think what the president needs to do is, frankly, put his big boy pants on."