Happy Mother's Day to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Paid Parental Leave Policy

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I’m not a mom, but that rocks.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced on Friday that everyone on her staff gets three months of paid parental leave when they have a child. “If you see pregnancy or family as a workplace obstacle, you’re contributing to the pay gap,” she tweeted. Hell yeah, happy Mother’s Day! [CNBC]
  • How does Trump know my worst nightmare? [Politico]
  • The Pentagon capitulates to the president’s racist border talk, supposedly going to send $1.5 billion of funding to build 80 miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. [NBC News]
  • Someone’s picking a fight. Wah-wah. [New York Times]
  • Kamala Harris reminds everyone to celebrate step-mothers this week, reveals her step-children call her Momala, which is very cute. [Elle]
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Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish:

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Senior Writer, Jezebel

DISCUSSION

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Wow, fucker made up for not tweeting at all yesterday, and then some, huh? I’m just basing that on how many grey boxes I scrolled past. I don’t read that shit.