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Flight attendant union calls cramped airplane seats ‘torture’

Flight attendant union calls cramped airplane seats ‘torture’

Flight attendants feel the pain of cramped aircraft seats, too. “It is a torture chamber for our passengers and for us, that also fly on our own airlines,” Lori Bassani, of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, or APFA, said during a congressional hearing Wednesday. “We find that the seats are not only getting smaller,…MORE

READ: Rep. Al Green’s impeachment resolution

READ: Rep. Al Green’s impeachment resolution

From the congressional record: Mr. GREEN of Texas: Madam Speaker, pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX, I rise to give notice of my intention to raise a question of the privileges of the House. The form of the resolution is as follows: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors.…MORE

Trump to get warm welcome at Greenville rally amid swirling controversy

Trump to get warm welcome at Greenville rally amid swirling controversy

President Donald Trump’s racist tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen of color have injected drama and tumult into an already-divided Washington this week. On Wednesday evening, he will leave all that behind for friendlier territory, holding a campaign rally before an arena of supporters in Greenville, North Carolina. “Big Rally tonight in Greenville, North Carolina.…MORE

Nuclear Regulatory Commission considering plan to reduce inspections

Nuclear Regulatory Commission considering plan to reduce inspections

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering a plan to reduce the number of inspections it conducts, according to a document posted to its website. For example, the document says one inspection can be changed from “a biennial to a triennial inspection.” “These changes will result in the staff performing an appropriate level of oversight with…MORE

House expected to defeat Democrat’s impeachment effort Wednesday

House expected to defeat Democrat’s impeachment effort Wednesday

A leading Democratic proponent of impeaching President Donald Trump says the House is expected to vote Wednesday on his resolution aiming to oust the President from office, in what amounts to the most direct challenge yet to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s handling of the impeachment question. Texas Rep. Al Green’s resolution faces long odds, as…MORE

Eric Trump says 95% of Americans support his dad’s message. Uh…

Eric Trump says 95% of Americans support his dad’s message. Uh…

Eric Trump appears to have inherited his father’s penchant for, um, exaggeration. In an interview with “Fox and Friends” (of course) on Wednesday morning, the President’s middle son let out this whopper: “My father is in there, and he’s fighting every single day. And he has to fight against the media. He has to fight…MORE