Lawmakers added a car safety provision to the infrastructure bill. But some say it still isn't enough.
In a series of stories that began airing in 2015, CBS News revealed that when hit from behind, car front seats may collapse backwards and their occupants can be propelled – forcefully – into the rear seats where children usually sit.cbsnews.com
Rep. Stephanie Murphy says officers at the Capitol on Jan. 6 saved her life: 'Your actions had a profound impact on me'
In an emotional speech Tuesday, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., credited police officers for allowing her to escape unharmed from the Capitol on Jan. 6 amid a riot by Trump supporters.news.yahoo.com
New York House Democrats call on Cuomo to resign
A growing number of New York's Democratic House members are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign amid multiple sexual harassment allegations against him. "Governor Cuomo has lost the confidence of the people of New York. Governor Cuomo must resign." Congresswoman Kathleen Rice was the first member of the New York delegation to call on Cuomo to resign on March 1. "Asking every female elected in our state when a person should resign or not resign really isn't the conversation we should be having.cbsnews.com
Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations
Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations. Under the bill, Cuomo would still have the power to keep alive his existing COVID-19 rules or tweak them. State Democratic Party chair Jay Jacobs, a close Cuomo ally, said it’s “premature” to opine before the investigation concludes. Asa Hutchinson, the association's vice chair, called the allegations against Cuomo “very serious” but said it’s up to Democratic governors to decide who will chair the NGA. The story was updated March 3 to report Cuomo did a phone briefing on Feb. 22 where he took questions.
Cuomo allegations leave Democrats grappling with response
The Democratic governor is struggling through a sexual harassment scandal thats testing the limits of his partys support as Democrats grapple with their first political crisis of the post-Trump era. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)NEW YORK – Democrats across the country celebrated New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the face of governing competence as President Donald Trump fumbled his administration's response to the exploding pandemic last year. Both of New York's Democratic U.S. senators have publicly embraced the state attorney general's nascent investigation into Cuomo's behavior. While Democrats across the country are not rallying behind Cuomo, few are calling for him to step down.
House Democrats urge FBI to open criminal investigation into Trump call
Washington — Two House Democrats are calling on the FBI to open a criminal investigation into President Trump's explosive call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger for possible violations of federal and state election laws. "The evidence of election fraud by Mr. Trump is now in broad daylight," the two Democrats wrote. The pair cited two federal laws they believe Mr. Trump violated, as well as one Georgia state law regarding solicitation of election fraud. In the course of their conversation, Mr. Trump told Raffensperger, "All I want to do is this. Justin Levitt, a law professor at Loyola Marymount University, said it's "very possible" the president violated federal law and probably broke Georgia state law.cbsnews.com