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Biden moving quickly to fire Postmaster General as DeJoy tells Dems to 'get used to me'

President Joe Biden is moving quickly to fire Louis DeJoy. Or rather, since the President does not have the power to fire a Postmaster General, he is moving quickly to have him terminated.

Biden is set to nominate three candidates to the Postal Service's Board of Governors, giving Democrats a majority, The Washington Post reports.

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'Do not book liars on the air': Soledad O'Brien calls out Lou Dobbs during hearing on 'media extremism'

In testimony on Wednesday, Anchor Soledad O'Brien called on news organizations to ban known liars.

At a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on "extremism in the media," O'Brien began her testimony by recalling that then-anchor Lou Dobbs had falsely reported about the number of case of leprosy among undocumented immigrants when both journalists were working for CNN in 2005.

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'It's not up to him,' respond critics as DeJoy says he plans to remain Postmaster General for a 'long time'

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said during a House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday that he intends to remain in his role "for a long time" and added, "Get used to me."

But critics were quick to note that how long DeJoy remains postmaster general is ultimately up to the Postal Service Board of Governors, which is composed of nine Senate-confirmed officials who have the authority to remove and replace DeJoy. The postmaster general does not serve a fixed term.

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WATCH: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s attack on anti-LGBT discrimination bill gets blown apart in just 30 seconds

Responding to Democrats' legislation to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, Georgia GOP Congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene attacked the bill, saying that it stands to "violate religious freedoms."

"It says so directly here in the bill in these sections," Taylor said. "It's a shame we aren't reading the exact text because it's the text that matters. It's doesn't matter what you have to say or what I have to say. It's the actual wording."

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Connolly destroys Jim Jordan: ‘I didn’t vote to overturn an election and I will not be lectured by people who did’

U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) slammed his Republican colleagues for "gaslighting" during Wednesday's House Oversight Committee hearing on the USPS, which featured testimony by embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Connolly spoke following U.S. Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jody Hice (R-GA). Hice defended DeJoy to the hilt, falsely attacking Democrats for what he said was their "nonsensical, insane, rabid rhetoric."

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WATCH: Democrat blows up on his GOP colleague at DeJoy hearing for voting to ‘undo’ the 2020 election

As U.S. Postal Service leaders testified this Wednesday before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) praised the agency's work during the 2020 election, saying allegations that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was attempting "alter" the election were false.

"There was a record-setting 135 million mail-in ballots with almost perfect delivery with those," Hice said. "So I'm hopeful that with this information cleared we'll be able to move forward in a bipartisan manner."

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WATCH: Anti-science GOP senator urges Interior nominee to delete tweet saying ‘Republicans don’t believe in science’

During the 2020 vice presidential debate U.S. Congresswoman Deb Haaland responded to remarks Mike Pence made, tweeting: "They deleted the word science from their website." She appears to have been referring to one of the first acts the Environmental Protection Agency, under newly-sworn-in President Donald Trump, took: scrubbing part of the EPA's website of the word "science."

Columbia University's Law Schools's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law reported:

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'Read the fine print': Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says Texans who 'gambled' deserve $17,000 power bills

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) this week blamed consumers who he suggested didn't "read the fine print" before being hit with massive energy bills during a recent winter storm.

In an interview on Fox News, Patrick responded to reports that consumers had seen bills as high as $17,000 to heat 900 square feet.

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WATCH: Liz Cheney and Kevin McCarthy trapped in awkward silence after disagreeing about Trump's future

There was an awkward moment of silence at Tuesday's House Republican leadership press conference after Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) were asked if former President Donald Trump should speak at the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

"Do you believe that former President Trump should be speaking at CPAC this weekend?" McCarthy was asked.

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Rand Paul: 'I’m terrified of election integrity'

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) revealed this week that he is "terrified" of Democratic proposals to improve election integrity.

During an interview on Fox Business, host Maria Bartiromo asserted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) "number one priority" is to allow mail-in voting.

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WATCH LIVE: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy faces grilling in House Oversight Committee

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will appear before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Wednesday for a hearing on the financial footing of the U.S Postal Service.

"The Postal Service's financial condition has been deteriorating over the past decade due to a number of factors, including a decline in first-class mail and the requirement to pre-fund retiree health benefits. The Postal Service needs legislative relief to meet its financial challenges," the committee said in a statement.

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‘I didn’t see the hearing’: Wisconsin Republican refuses to denounce Ron Johnson’s Jan. 6 lies

On MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Rep. Mike Gallagher refused to denounce his fellow Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's lies about the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Johnson during a Senate hearing read conspiracy theories published by the right-wing Federalist website that baselessly claimed "fake" supporters of former president Donald Trump were among those who stormed the Capitol as Congress certified President Joe Biden's election win, and co-host Willie Geist challenged Gallagher to challenge those false statements.

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'Frankly pathetic': GOP's Ron Johnson raked over the coals on CNN for unhinged rants about Capitol riots

A CNN panel on Wednesday raked Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) over the coals for his unhinged rants this week about the January 6th riots at the United States Capitol building.

Johnson on Tuesday falsely claimed during a Senate hearing on Tuesday that the pro-Trump demonstrators were "positive and festive" on the day of the riots, despite the fact that they erected a gallows outside the Capitol building and chanted, "Hang Mike Pence!"

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