“Since when is Glenn Beck a food safety expert? He’s no Obi-Wan Kenobi on food safety bill. Food supply needs more gov’t regs, not less.”
— Rep. Frank Pallone in a Monday tweet. The New Jersey Democrat doesn’t appear to be a fan of the Fox News host. Beck recently suggested on his program that legislation to revamp food safety was a government ruse to increase the price of meat and promote vegetarianism.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.