(Nicholas Ballasy) Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called Wednesday a “brand new day” in Washington, after the projected Democratic wins in the Georgia Senate runoff races.
(Geoffrey Grider) The FBI and FAA are investigating the message that was heard by multiple air traffic controllers in New York, according to CBS. The threat, delivered via a digitized voice, said: ‘We are flying into the Capitol Wednesday. Soleimani will be avenged.’ Congress plans to confirm Joe Biden’s win at the Capitol on Wednesday. The threat was made almost one year to the day after the death of Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump. It is not yet clear who sent the message and the threat is not believed to credible, CBS reports, but the Pentagon and other agencies were briefed on Tuesday.
(Libby Emmons) New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced some big changes to the educational infrastructure in the Big Apple today, in a move that appears to be designed to drive wealthy parents and children away from public schools, and perhaps out of the city altogether.
(Jim Hoft) In November 2018 Letitia James became the first African-American elected the Attorney General of New York state.
(Jordan Davidson) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received another award for his mishandling of COVID-19 in his state, which included making courageous decisions like keeping schools closed despite the science and directing positive COVID-19 patients into nursing homes, leading to thousands of preventable deaths.
(Paul Sacca) A former adviser to Andrew Cuomo claims the Democratic governor of New York sexually harassed her “for years” when they worked together.
(Leisa Audette) Election whistleblowers arenow coming forward with stories of fraud from the Nov. 3rd election. A truck driver was one of three who spoke out today about what caused them to be suspicious:
(Leisa Audette) The anti-lockdown movement is growing all over the world. There were demonstrations in New York City (see below) and in California last weekend.
(Allan Miller) Several sheriffs in upstate New York have declared that they will not enforce Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new executive order limiting private gatherings on Thanksgiving.