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It was a historic day in Havana, when Secretary of State John Kerry presided over the raising of the American flag at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba — where it will fly for the first time since 1961.

Watch this powerful, albeit belated, moment of reconciliation unfold, as the two Cold War foes walk together into a new era.

Video via the U.S. Department of State.

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Rep. Louie Gohmert

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is demanding the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department tell Congress what they know about their own alleged "participation" in Donald Trump's January 6 insurrection, which led to at least seven deaths. Gohmert falsely claims the attack on the U.S. Capitol – which in reality was an attempted coup designed to overturn a free and fair election – was instead a "monumental entrapment scheme used as a pretext to imprison otherwise harmless protestors" and used to "frame the entire MAGA movement as potential domestic terrorists."

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