FAST FACTS ABOUT TODAY, MARCH 23, 2017:

1) Congressional Republicans are supposed to vote on the American Health Care Act, which would repeal Obamacare and be disastrous for millions of people.

2) Donald Trump is President. President Trump strongly supports the American Health Care Act, which would be disastrous for millions of Americas (see item 1).

3) It is a Thursday.

Why is 3 important? Well, I'm glad you asked, my attractive friend!

Via my colleague Tim Murphy:

Trump tweets are like Shakespeare quotes: there's one for every occasion.

President Obama just awarded Vice-President Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Though he knew Obama was going to honor him, Biden apparently didn't know he was going to receive the nation's highest civilian honor.

You can watch the whole event here:

Jared Kushner, son-in-law of of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from Trump Tower on November 14, 2016, in New York. As Trump and President Barack Obama met privately at the White House, Kushner strolled the mansion's South Lawn, deep in conversation with Obama's chief of staff.

In November, Kevin Drum warned that liberals needed to start paying more attention to Jared Kushner.

Looks like he was right:

There's a law that Congress passed after RFK was Attorney General that forbids family from serving in the Executive, but lawyers for Trump are expected to argue that as long as the President-Elect's son-in-law doesn't take a paycheck for his work in the White House his appointment would not run afoul of the prohibition.

Buckle up.

Last May, William Johnson stepped down as a delegate for Donald Trump to the GOP national convention after Mother Jones revealed him to be the leader of the white nationalist American Freedom Party. Reluctant to draw negative attention to Trump, Johnson has largely receded from view since then—until yesterday, when the Los Angeles Times reported that Johnson's white nationalist super-PAC is funding pro-Trump radio ads set to run in more than a half dozen states.

"It is certainly to help Trump," Johnson told me. "If you look at the content of the radio ad, it promotes what Trump stands for. And every time people read these things, it helps convince them. There's been 50 years of propaganda on the other side, so it is going to take a long process to change people's opinion and this is just one step in that direction."

The spot will begin running on Saturday on The Political Cesspool, a show hosted by AFP co-director James Edwards, and on Liberty RoundTable, a radio program where Edwards is listed as a "columnist." Trump's son Donald Jr. has appeared on Liberty Roundtable with Edwards, and this week Trump's son Eric also appeared on the show.

Unlike robocalls that Johnson recorded during the GOP primary in support of Trump, the new radio ads do not explicitly mention race. "Do you want a strong leader who will secure our borders and stop the flow of illegal aliens and radical Islamic terrorists," the ad says in part. The ad discloses that it is paid for by "William Johnson, a farmer and a deplorable."

Johnson had originally wanted to call himself "a farmer and a white nationalist," he told me, but Edwards preferred "deplorable," a term that's been taken up by white supremacists on social media ever since Hillary Clinton thrust it into the election. "It's tongue-in-cheek," Johnson says. "It's like the term 'gay' used to mean something else, and now it's positive in the homosexual community. Maybe 'deplorable' will become a positive term."

Roger Ailes used to be the head of Fox News but left after it was revealed that he was subjecting countless female employees to sexual harassment. The thing that got the whole thing moving was a lawsuit from former Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson. When Ailes officially left the company, he did so with a $40 million golden parachute.

Today, Gretchen Carlson settled her suit with Fox News for a reported $20 million, exactly half what her accuser walked away with.

This is all to say, here is a tweet that will make your blood boil.

There is something dramatic happening at the US Senate, per Politico.

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) launched a talking filibuster on the Senate floor — which was quickly joined by fellow Democrats — in an effort to pressure Republicans to accept legislation that would deny suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms and require universal background checks.

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I'm going to remain on this floor until we get some signal, some sign that we can come together on these two measures, that we can get a path forward on addressing this epidemic in a meaningful, bipartisan way,” Murphy continued on the Senate floor on Wednesday, after he first started his filibuster at about 11:20 a.m.

Watch live, courtesy of NBC News.

In an interview with the Boston Globe this evening, Sen. Elizabeth Warren formally endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton:

“I’m ready,” said Warren in an interview with The Globe Thursday evening. “I’m ready to jump in this fight and make sure that Hillary Clinton is the next president of the United States and be sure that Donald Trump gets nowhere near the White House.”

Earlier in the evening, Warren gave an "I'm going to light you on fire and burn you to the ground" speech attacking Donald Trump at the American Constitution Society of Law and Policy.

The Massachusetts senator (who also happens to be the left's secret internet girlfriend) is supposed to appear tonight on The Rachel Maddow Show (Maddow is also a secret internet girlfriend of the left) to talk about why she didn't endorse the left's secret internet boyfriend, Bernie Sanders. (The left gets around…in secret…on the internet.) I'll update this with video when that happens.

UPDATE: Wow, that was a really powerful interview Warren just gave on The Rachel Maddow Show.

Here's a clip from it. I'll post the rest as soon as MSNBC posts it.

Mother Jones' Josh Harkinson reported earlier today that the Trump campaign selected white nationalist leader William Johnson as a delegate in California.

Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks just issued this statement about it to the Washington Post:

Yesterday the Trump campaign submitted its list of California delegates to be certified by the Secretary of State of California. A database error led to the inclusion of a potential delegate that had been rejected and removed from the campaign’s list in February 2016.

Read Harkinson's full story.

UPDATE, 5:48 p.m. ET: "Database error" was apparently the Trump campaign's second attempt at an explanation.

Today is Cinco de Mayo, and here's what presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump tweeted to celebrate the occasion:

 

Stop tweeting.