By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dr. Deborah Birx, the former Trump White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator, will join ActivePure Technology, a Texas manufacturer that says its products reduce COVID-19 on surfaces and in the air, the company told Reuters. Birx, who was criticized for not standing up to former President Donald Trump as he downplayed the virus and spread misinformation about its transmission, will be chief scientific and medical adviser, ActivePure CEO Joseph Urso said. ActivePure Technology, based in Dallas, makes air purifiers that it says cleans COVID-19 from the a...
Judge says MAGA rioters 'morphed into terrorists' and cites threats made against Nancy Pelosi as evidence
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday said that some Capitol rioters "morphed into terrorists" on January 6th during a hearing for a defendant who threatened to murder House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to NBC 4 Washington reporter Scott MacFarlane.
During a plea hearing for MAGA rioter Dawn Bancroft, Sullivan zeroed in on her statement that she broke into the Capitol building to find Pelosi and "shoot her in the frigging brain."
Bancroft admitted to making the statement, and Sullivan questioned prosecutors why they did not charge her with making a threat against Pelosi's life.
Bancroft, for her part, told Sullivan that she made the remark while she was leaving the Capitol in a "jovial" manner, although she admitted that it was still a "dumb" thing to say.
It was shortly after this that Sullivan said many of the rioters had "morphed into terrorists" as they stormed the Capitol.
Bancroft pleaded guilty this week to a low-level misdemeanor related to the breach of the Capitol. Her sentencing will occur next year, Sullivan ruled.
Former President Donald Trump and first lady Melania are working overtime trying to discredit their former press secretary, original communications aide and long-time staffer Stephanie Grisham, whose bombshell new book reveals embarrassing details about the couple.
According to one part of Grisham's new book, when the first lady was mad at her husband, she would use the arm of a "handsome military aid" to walk with her to make him jealous, said The New York Times.
In particular, Grisham revealed that Melania was furious when she learned of her husband's infidelity when she was recovering from giving birth to his son.
"After the Stormy Daniels story broke and all the allegations that followed from other women," Grisham wrote. "I felt that Mrs. Trump was basically unleashed."
Melania would find little ways of leaving her husband out of photos and her social media posts, which Trump apparently monitored.
At the time, the then-first lady denied the reports about the affairs and hush-money payments.
"Oh, please, are you kidding me?" she said. "I don't believe any of that sh*t."
Read the full report from The New York Times.
'I refuse to be quiet anymore': Marjorie Taylor Greene doubles down after shouting match on Capitol steps
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) on Tuesday defended her recent shouting matching with Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) over the issue of abortion.
During an appearance on Real America's Voice, Greene recalled that she had publicly yelled at Democrats on the steps of the U.S. House of Representatives because she became angry about a bill that would enshrine abortion rights into law.
"I said, 'Are you happy you passed a bill that babies can be slaughtered up until the day of birth?'" Greene recalled. "There were so many Democrats and they have their signs: 'Build Back Better Women.' How on Earth is it making women better by creating a law where they can kill a baby in their womb even though the baby is about to be born? How are we building back better women when we're turning men into women?"
"And so I just started speaking out," Greene explained. "Most of them weren't saying anything to me but it was Debbie Dingell -- like a dingleberry -- she started fussing at me, telling me I needed to be civil to my colleagues and act the way I would act going to church."
The congresswoman went on to claim that the Democrats' bill is "producing genocide in the Black population."
"They believe that life is so important that they are willing to shut down our economy, force children to stay home from school so no one dies from Covid," she said. "All of them voted for this bill that is actually producing genocide in the Black population because they put Planned Parenthood mostly in these Black-dominated neighborhoods and, you know, they're just pushing abortion and birth control."
"When we're passing bills like that, no one in here believes in God," she continued. "We're fighting against this and I refuse to be quiet anymore. It's not go-along and get-along."
Before ending the interview, Greene opined on the joys of motherhood.
"Whether a pregnancy is planned, whether the baby is born perfectly healthy or not, being a mother is life-changing, life-altering and makes women better people," she insisted. "And these abortions, these are actually things that can scar your body, they hurt you internally. And not only that. They scar your soul and women have to live with this."
Watch the video below from Real America's Voice.
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