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Brazil: Conservative Bolsonaro Allies Retake Congress

Allies of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took the top leadership positions in the Brazilian Congress on Monday, cementing his influence on the legislative branch and boxing out left-wing factions that attempted to generate interest in impeaching him.

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro gives his thumb up during the signing of a declaration to kick off the Prosur regional initiative at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, on March 22, 2019. - The presidents of Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Paraguay launched a new regional block that …

Alec Baldwin Tweets: Throw Horse Piss on Ted Cruz, Tar and Feather Him

Far-left actor Alec Baldwin appeared to violate Twitter rules on violence on Wednesday night after calling for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who objected to Arizona’s electoral votes on Wednesday, to be brutally tortured — specifically, Baldwin said Cruz should be put “in the stocks,” ridden on a rail, tarred and feathered him

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Actor Alec Baldwin attends the 'Seduced And Abandoned' Photocall during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi Chides Members for Violating Health Protocols

Newly reelected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) chided members over strict adherence to “respecting proper health and safety guidelines” on the House floor in the era of the Chinese coronavirus less than 24 hours after making an exception, allowing exposed lawmakers to break quarantine to vote in the speakership election, which she won by less than a majority.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) waves a gavel during the first session of the 117th Congress in the House Chamber at the US Capitol on January 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis / POOL / AFP) (Photo by TASOS KATOPODIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)