The Daily Populous

Tuesday February 2nd, 2021 day edition

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday night said she was a survivor of sexual assault.

She said the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6 had compounded her trauma.

She accused the GOP of using "the tactics of abusers" by advising her to "move on.".

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday said for the first time publicly that she had been sexually assaulted, and she compared Republicans to abusers for urging the US to move on from the January 6 insurrection.

These are the tactics of abusers," the congresswoman said, seeming close to tears, to about 100,000 viewers on Instagram Live.

"I'm a survivor of sexual assault, and I haven't told many people that in my life," she continued, adding that the Capitol insurrection had compounded her trauma.

"But when we go through trauma, trauma compounds on each other," she said. »

McConnell calls Marjorie Taylor Greene a ‘cancer’ to GOP in stunning attack on pro-Trump outsider

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell launched a blistering attack on Monday against a member of his own party, Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, over her history promoting conspiracy theories and violence against members of Congress.

“This has nothing to do with the challenges facing American families or the robust debates on substance that can strengthen our party.”.

The resolution is Democrats’ way of applying pressure on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, giving him a deadline to censure Ms Greene on his own. »

US Capitol riot: Investigators recommend no charges for police officer accused of killing rioter Ashli Babbitt during insurrection, sources say

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(CNN) Investigators have recommended that prosecutors decline to bring charges against a US Capitol Police officer in the shooting of a pro-Trump rioter who was killed during the insurrection, according to people familiar with the matter.

The shooting of the Capitol rioter, Ashli Babbitt, remains under investigation by the DC Metropolitan Police, the US Attorney's Office in Washington, DC, and civil rights prosecutors, a routine process for shootings involving the Capitol Police.

A final decision hasn't been made, the people familiar with the probe told CNN. »

Marilyn Manson Dropped by Record Label After Abuse Allegations

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Marilyn Manson’s record label, Loma Vista Recordings, has split with the musician after several women, including Evan Rachel Wood, accused him of abuse, Variety reports.

In a statement, Loma Vista wrote: “In light of today’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wood and other women naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately.

Due to these concerning developments, we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects.”. »