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Reporter’s Notebook: How have Republicans responded to the UAW strike?

Washington Examiner Economics Reporter Zachary Halaschak joins Political Editor Jim Antle to discuss the status of the dispute between the United Auto Workers and the Big Three automakers, what Republicans other than former President Donald Trump think about the strike, and the relationship between inflation and oil prices.

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AOC defends Jamaal Bowman over fire alarm as GOP file motion to expel

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vehemently defended her democratic colleague Jamaal Bowman after it emerged he triggered a fire alarm during a vote on government funding in the House. Republican Nicole Malliotakis, has drafted a motion to expel Mr Bowman from the chamber, accusing him of trying to delay the vote. Ms Ocasio-Cortez told CNN’s Jake Tapper that the GOP caucus should “check their own values”, as they file a motion against Bowman while “protecting” Congressman Santos who has been charged with fraud, money laundering and theft of public funds. Mr Bowman said he was “rushing to vote” and when a door would not open, he “activated the fire alarm, mistakenly thinking it would open the door”.

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Author: Julia Saqui