Michigan Rep. Mitchell announces he is leaving Republican Party over Trump’s attempt to overturn election
DETROIT – Michigan Rep. Paul Mitchell announced on Monday that he is disaffiliating from the Republican Party. Although he voted to re-elect President Donald Trump, Mitchell finds the president’s push of conspiracy theories about the election to be disqualifying behavior. READ: Michigan electors unanimously seal election win for Joe Biden, Kamala HarrisToday I am disaffiliating from the Republican Party. “This party has to stand up for democracy first for our Constitution first and not political considerations,” he said. The Electoral College took on added importance this year because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he lost his race for reelection.
Michigan congressman Paul Mitchell leaves Republican party, cites Trump’s efforts to overturn election
Michigan congressman Paul Mitchell has left the Republican party and cited President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the election among the reasons why. Mitchell requested to change his party affiliation to independent for the remainder of his term in office. However, with the leadership of the Republican Party and our Republican Conference in the House actively participating in at least some of these efforts, I fear long-term harm to our democracy.”Mitchell previously announced his retirement from Congress and shared parting thoughts on Flashpoint. The enter letter is available in the embedded Tweet below:Today I am disaffiliating from the Republican Party. See my letter below: pic.twitter.com/76IxC4FMvJ — Rep. Paul Mitchell (@RepPaulMitchell) December 14, 2020WATCH: Congressman sues Michigan Gov.
Project DIAMOnD aims to support Michigan businesses, manufacturers amid pandemic
Project DIAMOnD (Distributed, Independent, Agile, Manufacturing On-Demand) was created to address the need to move companies into digital manufacturing as quickly. Instead of giving grant money, the organization is giving grant equipment to up profits while also helping fight the global pandemic by building the United States' largest network of 3D printer users. An Industry 4.0 Assessment: outlining where their business stands today and what digital opportunities best fit their needs. Connections and introductions: to state-of-the art vendors and applied research that can help them along their path to Industry 4.0. A financial investment: will be granted to purchase Industry 4.0 and state-of-the art digital technologies.
Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide
A Trump supporter stands outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where votes are being counted, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. The messages directed Trump fans to converge at a downtown intersection where hundreds of protesters from the opposing candidates’ camps faced off Thursday afternoon. The texts were sent using phone numbers leased to the text-messaging platform Opn Sesame, said two people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition they not be further identified. A top Trump campaign official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the message did not come from the campaign. The text messages were sent using 13 different phone numbers identified by RoboKiller, a mobile phone app that lets users block text and voice spam, said company vice president Giulia Porter.
Sean Connery, actor who played James Bond dies at 90
Published: October 31, 2020, 8:54 am Updated: October 31, 2020, 9:23 amDETROIT – Sean Connery, the legendary actor who played James Bond has died, according to The Independent. The Scottish actor played the British Spy from 1962 until 1983. Detailed Update: Scottish actor Sean Connery has died at the age of 90