Manage episode 347372727 series 1511410
3:05pm- House Republicans have announced they will launch an investigation into President Joe Biden’s involvement in his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings. During Thursday’s press conference, Rep. James Comer, the incoming House Oversight Committee Chairman, stated: “We found business plans aimed at targets around the world based on influence peddling, including with people tied to foreign governments like China and Russia”—going on to explain that there are signs Biden’s family, and its business associates, may have engaged in numerous crimes like wire fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, and violations of the foreign agent registration act.
3:35pm- During Thursday’s press conference announcing an investigation into Biden family business deals, Rep. Jim Jordan vowed to hold a “politicized” Department of Justice Accountable for their alleged role in suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop story prior to the 2020 Presidential Election.
3:50pm- On Wednesday, at the conclusion of the G20 Summit in Indonesia, Chinese President Xi Jinping scolded Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for leaking portions of their private conversations to the press.
4:05pm- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced she will not seek a position of Democratic Congressional leadership in January—though, she will continue to serve in Congress. While speaking from the House floor on Thursday, Pelosi said: “For me the hour’s come for a new generation to lead the Democratic caucus that I so deeply respect.”
4:10pm- On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer implored Congress to offer amnesty to undocumented migrants. Schumer explained, “we are short of workers, we have a population that is not reproducing on its own with the same level that it used to.”
4:25pm- San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced the city’s launch of the Guaranteed Income for Trans People (GIFT) program—which provides members of San Francisco’s transgender community with $1,200 in guaranteed monthly income. Incredibly, the application for enrollment in the program lists 97 different genders, 16 sets of preferred pronouns, and 13 sexual orientations.
4:45pm- While speaking during a Senate Homeland Security hearing, FBI Director Christopher Wray could not confirm whether his agency was receiving the private messages of Facebook users without a warrant. Senator Rand Paul pointed out that if, in fact, Facebook is providing the private communications of its users to the government, it would be illegal.
5:05pm- Megan Brock—a grass roots parental rights advocate—joins The Rich Zeoli Show to discuss a recent policy meeting for the Central Bucks School District where two Democrat board members argued that biological males should be permitted to participate in female sports, suggesting that participation should be prioritized over fair-play.
5:30pm- During a recent earnings call, Target CFO Michael Fiddelke estimated that the big-box store has lost over $400 million in profits due to retail theft over the past year. Last year, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez referred to rising thefts in progressive cities a “myth.”
6:05pm- In a recent opinion editorial for The Wall Street Journal, James Freeman documents how Democrat candidates for public office have become “increasingly wary of being identified as progressives.” Are Democrats now running from the "progressive" label?
6:15pm- House Republicans have announced they will launch an investigation into President Joe Biden’s involvement in his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings.
6:25pm- Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced voter fraud charges have been brought against Rasheen Crews, a former political consultant. The Daily Wire writes that Crews has been accused of “Criminal Solicitation to Commit Forgery and Theft By Failure to Make Required Disposition for duplicating signatures on nomination petitions to get his clients on the ballot.”
6:55pm- Who Won Social Media? + Zeoli’s Final Thought