Tory Mazzola is the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Republican Party. His statement that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act “is really about a handout to trial lawyers because it expands the areas that people can sue their employers unnecessarily” goes beyond what Romney has been willing to say. When asked if he would have signed the act, he said that while he “certainly support[s] equal pay for women,” he wouldn’t “go back and look at all the prior laws and say had I been there which ones would I have supported and signed.”
- Churches across the US are prepping an underground railroad system for immigrants who fear deportation under Trump.
- The widow of a Kansas immigrant allegedly killed by a white nationalist demanded answers from the government about stopping hate crimes.
- At a rally in NYC, trans New Yorkers asked for support from the broader LGBT community — something they haven't always gotten.
- Barack Obama took Malia to see a Broadway show and everyone is talking about how refreshed he's looking 😎