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Manufacturer of rifle used by Uvalde shooter posted photo of child holding gun days before attack
@RepJasonSmith : "What is the long-term damage to the U.S. budget and economic outlook of even the so-called short burst in inflation if it is actually short lived?" CBO Director Phillip Swagel: " It comes through high interest rates and high payments to service the U.S. debt."
@RepYvetteClarke : "To put it simply, discrimination against women in our civil society is broad and pervasive and is particularly pronounced against women of color. Studies have shown that doctors pay less attention to women who complain about the severity of their symptoms."
President Biden might be nearing a decision on what he plans to do about student loan debt forgiveness. Reports indicate the president is zeroing in on canceling $10,000 per borrower, but there are some potential caveats.
Trump slams Democrats for not backing "school security" bills in NRA speech
@RepMaxineWaters : "Central Bank Digital Currencies have the potential to harness the efficiency of cryptocurrencies while providing the security and stability of the U.S. dollar backed by full faith and credit of the federal government."
@SenTedCruz : "The events of this week demand that we see where our culture is failing – looking at broken families, absent fathers, declining church attendance, social media bullying, violent online content, desensitizing the act of murder in video games, chronic isolation."
Colorado governor directs officials to reexamine death of Elijah McClain after over 2 million sign petition
JUST IN: Oregon passes bill banning gun ownership for people with domestic violence convictions
Sen. @ewarren : "This is not a bipartisan proposal. This is a Republican proposal at this point, and it creates a slush fund for the big guys and no help for workers and no help for hospitals, and I don't see how the Democrats can possibly support that."