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Extra Extra: Man Named Assman Denied 'Assman' License Plate: Gothamist

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Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said he wouldn’t appear for highly anticipated congressional testimony unless Democrats back down from threats to subpoena him if he refuses to answer questions about the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Trump has apparently ruined nightlife for a certain subset of DC residents. A Fordham law student woke up to a Citizen app alert about a fire in his own apartment building. A Canadian man named Dave Assman really, really wants the government to allow him to get an "Assman" license plate. Trump is reportedly furious after House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff hires former NSC aides to help oversee his administration. Okayplayer has an appreciation of the genius J Dilla on his birthday. You ought pay attention when you're flying, Timothée Chalamet could be sitting next to you. Meet Jack the Joggler, a 73-year-old man who juggles while jogging. 21 Savage is currently being held in "a horrendous place and one of the worst immigration detention centers in the U.S." Netflix has acquired Sundance's documentary about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's midterm election campaign. If baguettes could move—and who is to say they can't?—which way would they move? The Chainsmokers really have a way with words—here's how they described their upcoming romcom (which is based on one of their songs, yuck): "It’s like Woody Allen meets 10 Things I Hate About You." And finally, Prosecco has embraced the process:

This is Prosecco. She doesn’t mind bath time as long as you hold her steady. Likes to let the water run over her feets. 14/10 I love her so much pic.twitter.com/WfbR5ohmhq

— WeRateDogs™ (@dog_rates) February 6, 2019