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7 Things: Alabama Republicans ready to bail out Biden and the DNC; Speaker Johnson battling Republicans over foreign aid/border bills; and more …

7. The Senate voted along party lines to dismiss two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, alleging mismanagement of migrant influx at the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial lasted over three hours, more time than Biden has spent at the border, and now the media and their Democrats will gladly claim victory here and say that Mayorkas and the Biden administration are doing all they can on the border but Republicans won’t help them.

6. Alabama’s Republican U.S. Reps. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) and Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) are the latest to criticize President Joe Biden’s obvious weakness on Iran and his obsession with negotiating with Iran regarding their nuclear deal. Absurdly, President Joe Biden has been warning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to “take the win,” signaling to Iran that America is pressuring Israel to back down, weakening their position, while failing to turn this position into anti-Semitic votes in Michigan.

5. Alabama lawmakers killed two criminal justice-related bills – the bodycam bill was needed but the leniency for death row killers was not. The current laws about bodycams are far too ambiguous and lead to months of protests because the only way to get the video released is by arbitrary decision of public officials or leak to the media. 

4. Left-wing suspected terrorist Kyle Benjamin Douglas Calvert pled not guilty to two felony charges but he was not charged with any terrorism charges even though Attorney General Steve Marshall accurately notes that terrorism is terrorism and that the attempted bombing of his office was motivated by Calvert ‘s left-wing extremist ideology. He warns that this ideology is dangerous and can lead to violent actions. The Attorney General criticized the media’s coverage of the story, suggesting that if the suspect had been a Trump supporter, the media would have paid more attention to the incident

3. The obvious bias inherent in public radio and television is obvious. The state-funded broadcasters have no reason to exist yet Republicans continue to keep feeding an outlet that clearly works against them. Now that the network’s bias has been exposed, and the person exposing it has been removed, it is time to kill this entity once and for all. Right now, Alabama taxpayers subsidize this entity to the tune of $10 million a year.

2. This weekend will be a big one for Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-La.), who has proposed legislation for foreign aid for Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine (the last being a loan), with the divestment of TikTok and border security being on the table as well, reflecting Republican priorities. This is a perilous path for Speaker Johnson with Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) allegedly gaining more Republicans for their cause of foolishly removing Johnson from leadership and replacing him with … someone(?).

1. The Alabama Republican supermajority, led by the Senate Judiciary Committee, has  advanced a bill addressing a timeline issue between the Democratic National Convention and Alabama’s ballot deadline, bailing Democrats out. House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) and State Sen. Merika Coleman (D-Birmingham) filed bills to ensure President Joe Biden’s ballot access, with Coleman citing every citizen’s right to vote for their preferred candidate in November. But Republicans literally only need to do nothing to drive the point home that the drive to push former President Donald Trump off the ballot nationwide was wrong.

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