Capitol Hill. The White House. National Politics.
AG Garland defends memo he issued concerning threats against school board officials & educators. He also says @TheJusticeDept defends parents' rights to speak out about their children's education & no where in the memo does it discourage or go after parents for this.
Rep. @Jim_Jordan : "Will FBI agents be attending local school board meetings? Attorney General Garland: "No. FBI agents will not be attending local school board meetings. There's nothing in this memo to suggest that."
Rep @Ocasio2018 : "I do not need Rep. Yoho to apologize to me. Clearly he does not want to. Clearly when given the opportunity he will not & I will not stay up late at night waiting for an apology from a man who has no remorse over calling women & using abusive language towards women."
President Biden: #ValentinesDay is a big. Jill's favorite day. For real." Q: "What inspired you to do this?" @FLOTUSBiden : "I just wanted some joy. With the pandemic, just everybody's feeling a little down. So, it's just a little joy. A little hope. That's all."
Sen. @RandPaul : "My question made no reference to any whistleblower…" He then reads the question. "I think this is an important question. One that deserves to be asked."
@RepBrianMast asks for name of fallen service member that doesn't justify Soleimani killing: "I will sit here and wait..." [silence] @RepEliotEngel : "Thank you, Mr. Mast, I think you've made you're point…" Rep. Mast: "Mr. Chairman, I have not yielded back my time."