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NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Guns are displayed inside a store on June 17, 2016 in Lake Barrington, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The National Rifle Association said Friday that it has filed for bankruptcy as part of a larger restructuring plan aimed......

Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer assistance ahead of inauguration

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vice President Mike Pence listens during a briefing about the upcoming presidential inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, at FEMA headquarters, January 14, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon | Reuters Vice President Mike Pence called his......

Palm Beach County looks to end Trump golf course lease after U.S. Capitol riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump plays golf at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., December 30, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters Palm Beach County in Florida this week began seeking a way to terminate a contract......

Capitol Police probing claims GOP lawmakers gave tours to Trump supporters before riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Capitol Police said Friday that they are investigating allegations by Democratic members of Congress that Republican lawmakers gave tours of the Capitol to supporters of President Donald Trump a day before a pro-Trump mob rioted there. Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J.......

Manhattan district attorney expands criminal probe of Trump company to Westchester County property

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Trump’s Seven Springs estate in Mount Kisco, New York, seen here Sept. 30, 2020. Johnny Milano | The Washington Post | Getty Images The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has expanded its criminal probe of President Donald Trump’s company to......

‘Strong evidence’ Pro-Trump rioters intended to kill Pence, members of Congress, prosecutors say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum | Getty Images Federal prosecutors said in a new court filing there is “strong evidence” that the pro-Trump......

Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan calls for stimulus checks, unemployment support and more

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled the details of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package designed to support households and businesses through the pandemic. The proposal, called the American Rescue Plan, includes several familiar stimulus measures in the hope the......

Ex-firefighter Robert Sanford charged in Capitol riot, threw fire extinguisher at cops, feds say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A general view of the Lehigh County Jail, where retired fireman Robert Sanford was due to appear in connection with the U.S. Capitol riots, before a federal judge, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, January 14, 2021. Mark Makela | Reuters A retired......

Pentagon probes extremism in U.S. military as thousands of troops guard D.C. after Capitol riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of the National Guard arrive at the U.S. Capitol as Democratic members of the House prepare an article of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 12, 2021. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Pentagon’s internal watchdog......

Powell sees no interest rate hikes on the horizon as long as inflation stays low

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery. “When the time comes to raise interest rates, we’ll certainly do that, and......

Kevin Seefried, who carried Confederate flag into the Capitol during Trump-fueled riot, arrested with son

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A supporter of President Donald Trump carries a Conferderate battle flag on the second floor of the U.S. Capitol near the entrance to the Senate after breaching security defenses, in Washington, January 6, 2021. Mike Theiler | Reuters A man......

House to impeach Trump for inciting Capitol attack as more Republicans get on board

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Samuel Corum | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump, a man hyperaware of his achievements and place in history, will add a......

Biden to unveil new Covid stimulus plan, hopes for bipartisan support

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks as he announces members of economics and jobs team at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, January 8, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President-elect Joe Biden is expected on Thursday to unveil his long-awaited stimulus......

National Guard protects Congress during Trump impeachment debate at the Capitol

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., stands in front of a National Guard troop as she speaks, on the East Entrance of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 13, 2021. Oliver Contreras | SIPA | AP There’s no......

Feds consider sedition and conspiracy charges in probe of pro-Trump Capitol riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather at the west entrance of the Capitol during a “Stop the Steal” protest outside of the Capitol building in Washington D.C. January 6, 2021. Stephanie Keith | Reuters Federal authorities said Tuesday they......

Top military leaders condemn ‘sedition and insurrection’ at Capitol, acknowledge Biden win

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, answers a question during a virtual town hall at the Pentagon, May 28, 2020. Chad J. McNeeley | Department of Defense WASHINGTON — In an extraordinary letter......

House GOP chair Liz Cheney, other Republican lawmaker will vote to impeach Trump

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 8, 2019. Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House Republican, said Tuesday she will vote to impeach President Donald......

The Senate’s new top banking regulator wants to hear from bank CEOs more often

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, speaks during a hearing with David Marcus, head of blockchain with Facebook Inc., not pictured, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Andrew......

Aaron Mostofsky, son of New York judge, arrested for rioting at Capitol with Trump mob seeking to overturn Biden win

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The son of a New York City judge was arrested Tuesday on federal charges connected to his role in a riot by supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol last week. The man, Aaron Mostofsky, was clad in......

House forges ahead with push to remove Trump from office

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks during a reconvening of a joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College votes of the 2020 presidential election in the House chamber on January 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Caroline Brehman......

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