AOC reveals she’s a survivor of sexual assault while sharing her harrowing account of the Capitol Riots, and reveals she was getting texts warning of violence a week before the Capitol Insurrection – including from other members of Congress. Plus, Katie Porter shares a story of trying to console AOC during the Capitol invasion. Michael Tracey shares a trash take in reaction to AOC’s story, and more from the goblins of Twitter, and more news of how the danger posed to The Squad by the far right is very real. The Biden Administration turns down the GOP’s slimmed relief proposal after meeting with them, completing their goal as the ones attempting unity. Senator Sanders says the GOP Relief plan won’t cut it and urges Democrats to keep election promises. Members of Trump’s legal team bail over his demands to push election fraud conspiracies during the trial, leaving Trump to hire new attorneys that represented Jeffery Epstein before his death. CNN still believes that the GOP could be pushed to convict Trump if he continues to push his baseless election claims. Lindsey Graham is planning to block Dems’ timeline for confirming Merrick Garland using the impeachment as an excuse, and also argues against Democrats calling witnesses. If they do, Graham warns that he will get the FBI involved to detail how pre-planned the attacks were. As the House GOP faces decisions on its future, Mitch McConnell defends Liz Cheney and rebukes Marjorie Taylor Greene. Rep. Adam Kinzinger is disowned by family members and told he’s “possessed by the devil” for impeaching Trump as people continue to underestimate what the Republican base is all about. The Biden administration eyes Rahm Emanuel for an ambassadorship, and a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay writes an op-ed aimed at Biden.
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