News Round-Up: April 22, 2022

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) appears to be partying in lingerie in photos obtained by Politico. Cawthorn has acknowledged the photos.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn (images via Politico)

Some news items you might have missed:

Politico: Photographs appear to show conservative Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), who recently accused his GOP colleagues of inviting him to orgies, wearing lingerie in what appears to be a party setting. Cawthorn has staked his political persona on traditional Christian views and a kind of hyper-masculinity. Cawthorn recently divorced his wife after 8 months of marriage.

NewNowNext: Click the link if you want to know who won RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14.

Deadline: Tony Award nominations will be delayed due to challenges that Broadway has faced regarding the Covid uptick that has impacted some shows. Nominations will be announced on May 9, and eligibility for shows opening in the 2021-22 season has been extended to May 4.

The Guardian: All criminal charges against Pamela Moses,  who was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote, have been dropped. Moses only registered after a probation officer signed a form indicating she was done with probation for a 2015 conviction and eligible to cast a ballot.

CNN: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) testified today in a court case which could prevent her from running for office again due to her support of the violent insurrectionists of the January 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol Building. Per her testimony today, she apparently doesn’t remember tweets, retweets or comments she made on social media.