Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Fined For Going Maskless On House Floor For Third Time
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) has incurred her third fine for going maskless on the House floor. Greene, who has compared COVID-19 masking rules to the Holocaust, is no stranger to controversy. But her recent disavowal of the House mask mandate has landed her in particularly hot waters. “I’m taking a stand on the House floor because I don’t want the people to stand alone,” said Greene on Monday. After lifting the mask mandate in June, the House re-implemented it in July after the emergence of the contagious Delta variant much to Greene’s dismay. And though she has apologized for her ...
Biden Denies Trump’s Executive Privilege Claim Over Papers For Jan. 6 Committee
President Joe Biden has refused to accept former President Donald Trump‘s executive privilege claim over a batch of documents that Trump attempted to prevent from being turned over to the House Jan. 6 Committee, igniting yet another clash between the 45th and 46th presidents. “President Biden has determined that an assertion of executive privilege is not in the best interests of the United States, and therefore is not justified,” said a letter from White House Counsel Dana Remus. “Accordingly, President Biden does not uphold the former President’s assertion of privilege.” The current feud come...
Severe weather delays VCT NA LCQ matches until Thursday
That's right folks, we have an esports rain delay on our hands. The VCT North American Last Chance qualifier has been delayed until Noon PT on Thursday, after a spat of severe weather knocked out Cloud9 Blue's power, forcing a technical pause in the middle of the first map in their match against Rise on Wednesday evening. The matches that were scheduled to take place following C9 vs. RS will be delayed until Thursday afternoon as well, according to a Tweet from the NA VCT. The NA LCQ started back up on Wednesday, following a hiatus from the in-person even due to multiple players testing positi...
Braves’ Charlie Morton Continues Pitching With Broken Leg
Tragedy struck the Atlanta Braves as Charlie Morton, their star pitcher, broke his leg on the mound. Morton spun a curveball past Jose Altuve for a called third strike, his 16th pitch after taking a 102 m.p.h. comebacker off his right leg, Morton stumbled and started to fall. Nobody knew that his leg was broken, yet Morton delivered with stride until the end. “I wouldn’t think it’s possible,” catcher Travis d’Arnaud said. “It’s incredible that he even thought of going out there.” Morton’s right fibula was fractured by Yuli Gurriel‘s one-hop screamer leading off the second inning of Tuesday nig...