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January 15, 2021

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Pelosi mum on when House will send impeachment article to Senate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mike Lillis Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump seeks to freeze .4 billion of programs in final week of presidency Dozens on FBI’s terrorist watchlist were in DC day of Capitol riot Porter loses seat on House panel overseeing financial sector......

Top Senate Democrat calls for IRS probe of dark-money groups that helped organize rally before riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. Jim Bourg | Reuters Sen. Ron Wyden, the top Democratic member......

Biden unveils $1.9 trillion economic relief as Trump’s Senate trial looms

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled his $1.9 trillion coronavirus economic relief package, an ambitious plan that includes a drive to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days in office. Meanwhile, President Trump’s post-presidency future remains unclear......

Rick Scott’s rocky start atop GOP Senate campaign arm

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here But some Republicans fear that his vote, the general antipathy toward the GOP among some donors right now and the party’s disappointing losses in Georgia will combine to hamper the NRSC at the outset of the cycle, according to conversations......

Live Updates: Trump faces Senate trial after historic second impeachment

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump Wednesday for inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, cementing his place in history as the only president to be impeached twice. The bipartisan rebuke was approved with......

Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice, article of impeachment expected to go to Senate

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here One week after the attacks on the Capitol, The House of Representatives impeached President Trump a second time for inciting an insurrection. Nancy Cordes reports on the historic House vote. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News......

Biden calls on Senate to pursue impeachment along with the nation’s ‘other urgent business’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here While he said in a statement Wednesday that the House’s vote “to impeach and hold the president accountable” was “a bipartisan vote cast by members who followed the Constitution and their conscience,” Biden wants to hit the ground running......

Cotton: Senate lacks authority to hold impeachment trial once Trump leaves office

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonWe’ve seen this movie before — Rumors of Trump’s political demise are greatly exaggerated Third-ranking Senate Democrat calls on Hawley, Cruz to resign after Capitol attack Hawley calls death of Capitol police officer......

McConnell says he hasn’t ruled out convicting Trump in Senate trial

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is set to be relegated to the status of minority leader later this month. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Republican colleagues on Wednesday that he had yet to make up......

McConnell won’t call Senate back for Trump impeachment trial

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday rejected a Democratic attempt to swiftly call the Senate into emergency session to hold an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, all but assuring that those proceedings won’t occur until after......

Trump impeachment trial likely during Biden presidency as McConnell refuses to reconvene Senate early

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wears a face mask as he participates in a mock swearing-in for the 117th Congress with Vice President Mike Pence in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January......

Where Republican senators stand on impeaching Donald Trump

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here If the House passes articles of impeachment this week against President Trump for the second time in his single term, the Senate would try him and determine whether to remove and disqualify him from holding office again. The article......

Democrats identifying list of Trump-led regulations to be repealed: senator

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), speaks at the 2019 National Action Network National Convention in New York, U.S., April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday that Democrats were drawing up a list of recent rules established by President Donald Trump-led......

Senate Democrats demand Trump fix ‘failed’ Covid vaccine rollout

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A CVS pharmacist gives the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at the Emerald Court senior living community in Anaheim, CA on Friday, January 8, 2021. Paul Bersebach | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register via Getty Images Senate Democrats......

Biden eyeing ways to prevent impeachment from derailing Senate confirmations

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Biden also said he was awaiting word from the Senate parliamentarian about whether such an idea was doable. During Trump‘s first impeachment trial, the Senate‘s proceedings began early in the afternoon each day and lasted nearly three weeks before the......

Capitol Police officer hailed as hero for drawing rioters away from Senate chamber

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney A Capitol Hill police officer is drawing praise for leading rioters away from an entrance to the U.S. Senate chamber during last week’s attacks. A video posted on Twitter by HuffPost’s Igor Bobic shows the Black officer,......

Capitol police chief says requests for backup were denied by House, Senate security

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Carol D. Leonnig, Aaron C. Davis, Peter Hermann and Karoun Demirjian This story originally appeared in The Washington Post. Washington – Two days before Congress was set to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund was......

Outgoing Capitol Police chief accuses House, Senate security officials of hindering efforts to call in National Guard: WaPo

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justine Coleman Outgoing Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund accused House and Senate security officials of hindering multiple efforts before and during the Capitol riots to call in the National Guard. Sund told The Washington Post in an interview published......

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