On this Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, I’m thinking of Paul and Janet and Cheryl and Rhonda and Vanessa and Larry and Chris and Brad and Bernadette and Connie and Debbie and James and John and Susan and so many others. Sending love and deep appreciation —
"No one understands the true price of freedom like our Gold Star mothers and families whose humility and service to community truly are inspirational to us all." Illinois Governor JB Pritzker
Gottheimer says to @jaketapper he expects a vote on infrastructure “early this week.” Monday vote has slipped. Will be brought to floor tomorrow. But the dynamics will still be the same early this week
Jayapal says to @jaketapper on @CNNSotu that there needs to be “agreement” about what’s in the reconciliation bill among both House and Senate Dems and promises to vote for it before consenting to infrastructure vote. Very hard to see how such a deal can come together this week
On this day in 2007, Army Pfc. Christopher F. Pfeifer, 21, succumbed to wounds suffered at COP Keating in Afghanistan on August 17 by a Taliban sniper.
His daughter was born the next day. Have a thought for Peyton and Karen if you could.
After a campaign to replace @USNavy veteran Kenny Jary's broken scooter went viral & raised $100K, he's buying 10 MORE to donate to fellow veterans.
Do you know a veteran in need of a new mobility scooter? Submit a nomination to Kenny at the link below docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI…
We received another set of Jan. 6 videos last night, in the case of Ronald McAbee — the govt submitted these in arguing to keep McAbee, charged with assaulting multiple cops, in jail pending trial. Judge hasn't ruled yet.
A warning that these are graphic. Video #1: