Chris Matthews just remarked that the crowd is applauding his rebuke of the GOP. Which explains why they were entirely silent when he rebuked the party or talked about any non-doctrinaire position. Much like last night, I don't think that they watched the same speech that actual people did. Actually, they probably just watched The Last Starfighter and went "Pew! Pew!" the entire time while hiding behind couches and throwing pretend neutron-grenades.
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) revealed on Wednesday that an arrest warrant had been issued for a man who served a Rep. Eric Swalwell's (D-CA) lawsuit on his wife.
AL.com first reported that the Brooks had obtained the lawsuit after claiming that the process server entered their home without permission. The couple released video surveillance showing a man following Brooks's wife into the family's garage to serve the papers.
The incident occurred after Swalwell said that Brooks had tried to evade the lawsuit, which aims to hold him accountable for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
"Well, Swalwell FINALLY did his job, served complaint (on my WIFE). HORRIBLE Swalwell's team committed a CRIME by unlawfully sneaking INTO MY HOUSE & accosting my wife!" Brooks claimed in a tweet.
But Philip Andonian, an attorney for Swalwell, told CNN that no laws were broken in the process of serving the lawsuit.
"No one entered or even attempted to enter the Brooks' house. That allegation is completely untrue. A process server lawfully served the papers on Mo Brooks' wife, as the federal rules allow," Andonian explained. "This was after her initial efforts to avoid service. Mo Brooks has no one but himself to blame for the fact that it came to this. We asked him to waive service, we offered to meet him at a place of his choosing."
He added: "Instead of working things out like a civilized person, he engaged in a juvenile game of Twitter trolling over the past few days and continued to evade service. He demanded that we serve him. We did just that. The important thing is the complaint has been served and Mo Brooks can now be held accountable for his role in inciting the deadly insurrection at the Capitol."
Lauren Boebert says liberals made it legal to knowingly spread HIV -- and gets torn apart by CNN fact checker
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) has become notorious for making inflammatory and false claims, and one of her latest involves liberals purportedly making it legal to deliberately spread HIV to other people.
As flagged by CNN fact checker Daniel Dale, Boebert put out a tweet last week attacking vaccine passports that made a bizarre claim about it supposedly being legal to knowingly spread HIV
"The same liberals that legalized knowingly spreading HIV are now pushing Americans to take COVID tests or show proof of vaccination to enter restaurants," she wrote.
As Dale noted, this claim is completely false and he struggled to find what possible evidence Boebert could have based it on.
"No state has "legalized" the knowing spread of HIV," he wrote. "Some states, including Iowa under a Republican governor in 2014, have reduced some criminal penalties for people who expose or potentially expose another person to HIV -- so that people with HIV are no longer treated far more punitively than people with other viruses."
Dale also pointed to a recent California law that reduced the penalties to deliberate HIV exposure to make it more in line with penalties given to people who deliberately expose others to viruses other than HIV.
"A California law in 2017, signed by Democratic then-Gov. Jerry Brown, made it a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in county jail -- rather than the previous felony punishable by up to eight years in state prison -- for a person to knowingly expose someone to HIV with the intent to infect them," Dale wrote. "It had already been a misdemeanor in California to knowingly expose someone to communicable diseases in general; HIV had been singled out for sharply elevated penalties."
Black woman and her two children were attacked as they were leaving a Brooklyn pizzeria by a woman who used the N-word against them, the New York Daily News reports.
The attacker, who is white, grabbed a pepper shaker and flung pepper at the 36-year-old woman and her children, and told them to "go back to your country."
"You n-----s don't belong here," the woman said, according to police.
The mother's children are ages 5 months and 4-years-old.
Police released cellphone video showing the woman leaving the restaurant. They're asking for the public's help in identifying her.
Have you seen her? Cops are searching for a woman who allegedly made anti-Black and immigrant statements toward a w… https://t.co/UYkDklqhmV— PIX11 News (@PIX11 News) 1623845553.0
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