The Pentagon has confirmed that 34 U.S. service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after the Iranian missile strike in Iraq. Eight of them were flown back to the United States for medical treatment, CNN reports. President Trump originally said there were no casualties.
“There is no doubt that there were a series of imminent attacks that were being plotted by Qassem Soleimani. We don’t know precisely when, and we don’t know precisely where, but it was real.”
— Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he didn’t know of any specific targets for planned attacks that justified President Trump’s decision to kill Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, CBS News reports.
A new HuffPost/YouGov survey found that 43% of voters said they supported President Trump’s order to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Among that pool, 30% said they strongly approved of the decision. Thirty-eight percent of voters said they disapproved of the military action.
“[Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten] Sinema seems not to care that her own state is flooding, the West is burning, and infrastructure around the country is crumbling. Sinema is more interested in gaining GOP friends and blocking much needed resources than fighting for her residents’ future. Time for the White House to play hardball. We didn’t elect Sinema as president and we won’t let her obstruction put a Republican in the Oval Office in 2024. It’s the reconciliation bill or GOP controlling every level of government again, period.”
“For everyone saying that Republicans are now freaking out about Covid because it’s killing their base — they knew it was killing their base a year ago. They didn’t care. Something happened in the last week that scared the hell out of them. I want to know what.”
“Well, here’s the thing. And one of the CDC officials said yesterday, look the pandemic right now is really just with people who have not been vaccinated. 99% of the people who have died have not been vaccinated. So what they are trying to do is make sure that all of the people who have not been vaccinated get vaccinated.”
– Steve Doocy, a co-host of Fox News’ “Fox And Friends,” promoting Covid vaccination Monday morning in an apparent sudden reversal for the network.
“We got very lucky with Mike Pence. All they wanted Pence to do was to rebuff the electors coming in from Arizona, Georgia, and Pennsylvania, lowering Biden’s total below 270, kicking the presidential contest into a contingent election. And there they wanted it because we vote not one member, one vote, but one state, one vote. And at that point, he probably would’ve followed the advice of Michael Flynn and imposed martial law and a state of siege, and this would’ve been the Reichstag moment.”
– Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), a House prosecutor in the second Trump impeachment
Amount accrued by companies owned by the disgraced career criminal conman ex-president during his time in office, from January 2017 to December 2020, based on property records, ethics disclosures, debt documents and securities filings, according to Forbes.
Number of times an appearance by Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (Q-GA) has been cancelled in Orange County, CA. Venue owners and local officials in Laguna Hills, Riverside and, as of today, Anaheim cancelled the event fearing their racist messaging and hate speech would incite riots.