Democrats in the New York State Assembly will weigh rescinding Governor Cuomo’s emergency powers as one of his top aides attempts to walk back her stunning admission that the administration covered up the true number of COVID nursing home deaths in order to avoid being attacked by the Trump administration. The Democratic lawmakers plan to hold a conference Friday morning to discuss stripping the governor of the emergency powers granted to him last year when the pandemic began, local news outlet NY1 reported. She apologized to state Democratic lawmakers during a recent video conference call, saying “we froze” out of fear that the true death toll would “be used against us” by federal prosecutors.

Ron Wyden (D Ore.), a committee member then and now, didn specifically address Muir, but told BuzzFeed “the American people deserve transparency about the backgrounds of high level intelligence officials.” Amanda Schoch, a spokeswoman for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, said Muir is a “widely respected intelligence officer who has demonstrated the highest standards of integrity and professionalism throughout his career.” But she added that Muir is not Biden briefer “as that term is generally understood,” and he won be in the Oval Office. Instead, he reportedly be in charge of what known as “mission integration,” meaning he coordinate “intelligence collection and analysis across multiple briefings.” Read more at BuzzFeed News. A few military roadblocks and patrolling armoured vehicles were the only sign of the sudden army takeover that threatened to wipe out the country’s recent democratic progress in one audacious swoop.

Carano has also previously made fun of those who shared their preferred gender pronouns on social media by typing in “beep/bop/boop” in her Twitter bio. Critics deemed her transphobic, and Carano walked back her words later, though her apology was partially seen as tone deaf: [The Mandalorian co star Pedro Pascal] helped me understand why people were putting them in their bios. I didn’t know before but I do now.

“I’ve known Mark a long time. He likes to please people,” said Orr, a former GOP candidate for governor. “If the president of the United States who is a big deal even if he is a nut job is seeking your advice and wanting advice in a certain direction, I can see Mark being accommodating..

The Bates method is the one that was famous for trying to strengthen eyes but it was discredited. I figured it was worth a shot but it was too full of ‘feel good’ attitude advice mixed in and I stopped. It did make a difference doing the exercises though I didn’t do them regularly or keep it up for long.