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BREAKING: AOC shreds Sen. Kyrsten Sinema for leaving the Democratic Party, says she hasn’t offered a “single concrete value or policy she believes in” has “no goals” and “no vision” and “people deserve more.” RT IF YOU’LL FIGHT TO MAKE SURE SINEMA IS NEVER ELECTED AGAIN!

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  Rep. Alexandria   Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.   is criticizing Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema after she announced her decision to leave the Democratic Party and register as an independent on Friday. Sinema announced the decision in an Arizona Republic op-ed published on Friday, criticizing America's two party system. "Americans are told that we have only two choices – Democrat or Republican – and that we must subscribe wholesale to policy views the parties hold, views that have been pulled further and further toward the extremes," Sinema wrote. "Most Arizonans believe this is a false choice, and when I ran for the U.S. House and the Senate, I promised Arizonans something different." In response, Ocasio-Cortez said that Sinema doesn't offer "a single concrete value or policy she believes in." "She lays out no goals for Arizonans, no vision, no commitments," Ocasio-Cortez said. "It’s ‘no healthcare, just vibes’ for Senate." Ocasio-Cortez

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer : “It’s a dramatic change in the Senate. 50 was great. 51 is even better.”

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  "People understood that the Republican Party was not the Republican Party of 10 or 15 years ago. It had become a MAGA party, and frankly, one of our successes in messaging was calling it the MAGA party," Schumer told MSNBC's Chris Hayes in an interview Wednesday.  "This party rejects Democracy, this party doesn't really tell the truth … they never have any solutions at all," he said, explaining that independent and Republican-leaning voters ultimately supported Democrats, helping the party overcome historic trends. Schumer's re-election puts two New Yorkers at the top of the Democratic leadership in Congress, alongside Rep. Hakeem Jefferies, the incoming House minority leader. Jeffries was elected to lead Democrats after Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to step aside next year. Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. * Now that the midterm elections are over, Senate Democrats unanimously re-elected Majority Leader

Forbes has officially named Taylor Swift as the 2nd Most Powerful Female Musician and one of the Most Powerful Women of 2022!

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  Forbes has released its list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Ursula von der Leyen of Germany is number one for the EU’s sanctions of Russia after the Ukraine invasion. Also honored: Iran’s Mahsa Amini, and Americans, Nancy Pelosi and Taylor Swift .

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, December 7, 2022

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  MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  It’s almost like you guys were not expecting me to be out.  (Laughter.)  Q    You caught us off guard.  MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  I don’t know.  Q    Day 625 of the administration — MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  I don’t know, right?  Q    — and it finally happened.  Q    Shockwaves.  (Laughter.)  MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  As we go into 2023, you know, just going to do things a little different.  All right, good afternoon, everybody.  I just have a couple things at the top, and we’ll get started.  Today, on the 81st anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the President met with a group of 23 World War Two veterans, family members, and volunteers, and thanked them for their service.  The veterans traveled to D.C. on an Honor Flight from Austin, Texas, to attend the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Observance at the World War Two Memorial on the National Mall.  These veterans served on the homefront, across the Pacific and European theaters. Today we remember and pay tribute to the 2,403 service members and ci