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FLOOR FIGHT: Watch Scalise Battle Democrats Trying To Sneak The Vote Through

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Presiding Democrat G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina declared “The ayes have it” before holding an actual roll call vote on the latest Democrat bill to fund the federal government without building a border Wall.

Democrats passed the spending bill through a voice vote, and Butterfield’s position was that nobody on the House floor declared a roll count. Steve Scalise stood up to the ploy, saying that a roll call vote was in fact requested.

Democrat Steny Hoyer plans to do the vote over next week, on Wednesday, January 23. Mitch McConnell is not taking up any bills in the Senate that President Trump will not sign, because the Democrats’ time-wasting bills do not fund the border Wall. The latest bill tries to open up the government through February 28. The shutdown continues.

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Second Former Andrew Cuomo Aide Accuses Disgraced Governor of Sexual Harassment

Cuomo has refused to resign.

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A second former aide has accused beleaguered New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, speaking the New York Times on Saturday.

Charlotte Bennett served as an executive assistant and health policy adviser in the Governor’s office until November of last year, and recounted a series of incidents where she was propositioned about her sex life and the governor’s preferences.

Ms. Bennett, 25, said the most unsettling episode occurred on June 5, when she was alone with Mr. Cuomo in his State Capitol office. In a series of interviews this week, she said the governor had asked her numerous questions about her personal life, including whether she thought age made a difference in romantic relationships, and had said that he was open to relationships with women in their 20s — comments she interpreted as clear overtures to a sexual relationship.”

Cuomo also allegedly questioned Bennett on her opinions of non-monogamous relationships.

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I understood that the governor wanted to sleep with me, and felt horribly uncomfortable and scared,” Bennett said. “And was wondering how I was going to get out of it and assumed it was the end of my job.

Bennett is the second former Cuomo staffer to come public with accounts of sexual harassment. Lindsey Boylan, an ex-Cuomo aide who had previously spoken of toxicity in the establishment Democrat’s office. Boylan alleges that Cuomo asked her to play strip poker on a plane, that his underlings communicated he had a “crush” on her, and that the Governor would frequently touch her back and her arms.

Cuomo is currently facing a possible impeachment or censure from the New York legislature for his cover-up of the state’s disastrous nursing home scandal, in which the deaths of thousands of senior citizens were covered up in order to deflect an investigation from the Department of Justice. Leading Democrats such as Ron Kim have called for his resignation, and it may prove the new sexual harassment allegations could be the final straw.


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