Daily Archives: January 19, 2021

George Conway: Hawley, Cruz ‘Disregard The Constitution’ For Own Political Agenda | All In | MSNBC – YouTube


MSNBC

Published on Jan 19, 2021

“I think a lot of people are shocked and disappointed at the willingness of Senators Cruz and Hawley—in pursuit of political ambition—to basically disregard the Constitution of the United States,” says George Conway. Aired on 01/19/2021.

Michael Cohen: N.Y. PROSECUTORS WILL BE THE “FIRST ON LINE” TO BRING “TRUMP AND FAMILY TO JUSTICE”


MSNBC

Published on Jan 17, 2021

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and author of ‘Disloyal,’ joins Ali Velshi to discuss the Trump administration’s final days and what Trump could do next. Says Cohen, “he’s going to continue to blow the dog whistle, he’s going to continue to speak in code, he’s going to continue to rile up his 26-27% base of this country that he has that’s willing to do crazy things, including storm the Capitol.”

Trump’s final day as president


CBC News: The National

Published on Jan 19, 2021

Outgoing U.S President Donald Trump was relatively subdued on his last official day on the job. His last message didn’t acknowledge his perceived role in the recent violence on Capitol Hill or congratulate his successor. And he’s left Americans waiting for his final presidential pardons.

‘The world was not prepared’: WHO interim pandemic report


CBC News: The National

Published on Jan 19, 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the world, the World Health Organization released an interim report on lessons learned. And it’s not flattering toward the WHO itself, China or even Canada.

Janet Yellen Urges Lawmakers To ‘Act Big’ To Revive Pandemic-Stricken Economy | Here & Now

Janet Yellen is urging lawmakers to pass President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion-dollar economic relief package, despite concerns about the proposal’s large price tag and the mounting national debt.

Yellen told Senate lawmakers Tuesday now is the time to “act big” to help revive the economy during her confirmation hearing to become Biden’s treasury secretary.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Scott Horsley, NPR chief economics correspondent, about the challenges ahead for Yellen if she is confirmed to lead the Treasury Department.

This segment aired on January 19, 2021.

Biden’s Coronavirus Relief Plan Includes Financial Support For Families, Businesses | Here & Now

How Past Presidents Said Farewell To The Nation | Here & Now

There’s nothing traditional about what’s happening in Washington this week.

President Trump is the first president in more than 150 years to skip the inauguration of his successor. He recorded a final message but he will not deliver a high-profile, televised farewell address as some past presidents have done.

Farewell Address of President Donald J. Trump

The White House – Jan 19, 2021

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King Boston

The Embrace, a world-class memorial on the Boston Common, the oldest public park in America, with a still-vibrant, 400-year-old tradition of civic gatherings. There, in 1965, Dr. King called upon Boston to live up to its highest ideals by confronting the problems of racism and economic injustice. Anticipated installation date of the memorial is October 2022.

The creation of a new Center for Economic Justice, that will serve as a catalyst for change through research and thought leadership, organization and facilitation, community wellbeing, and policy to support action-oriented solutions to further racial and economic justice.

And Embrace Ideas, a public series that engages the community in anti-racist discourse through the arts and humanities. Events will be held throughout the year and culminate in Embrace Ideas Festival, a multi-day celebration that will accompany the installation of the memorial in 2022.

Occupied America: A Conversation with Donald Johnson

George Washington’s Mount Vernon

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Join Mount Vernon for a virtual book talk with Dr. Donald F. Johnson where we will discuss his new book Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution.