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10 House Republicans join Democrats in voting to impeach Trump

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Ten Republican members of the House, including one of its highest-ranking leaders, joined Democrats in voting to impeach President Trump for inciting the deadly attack on the Capitol last week by a violent mob of his supporters. ......

Live Updates: House moving forward with historic Trump impeachment vote

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The House is moving forward with an impeachment vote against President Trump on Wednesday, a week after a violent mob of Trump supporters attacked the Capitol. If it passes, Mr. Trump will be the first president in......

These House Republicans say they will vote to impeach Trump

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here At least five GOP members of the House so far, including one of its highest-ranking Republicans, will vote to impeach President Trump in light of the deadly attack on the Capitol last week by a violent mob of his......

Live Updates: Trump dismisses calls for removal as House prepares to act

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Trump brushed aside calls for his removal over last week’s attack at the Capitol, saying the 25th Amendment is “of zero risk to me, but will come back to haunt Joe Biden.” “Be careful what you......

“Yet the president persists”: Georgia’s top election official refutes Trump claims

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Georgia’s top elections official on Monday systematically dismissed and dismantled the inaccurate claims made by President Trump and his allies about the election,  calling it “anti-disinformation Monday.” The press conference by Gabriel Sterling came just hours after two House......

Ex-House Speaker Paul Ryan denounces Republican efforts to challenge electoral votes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan condemned efforts by a group of Republican lawmakers to reject the electoral votes from some states, saying Sunday that it is “difficult to conceive of a more anti-democratic and anti-conservative......

Pelosi reelected House speaker as new Congress prepares to be sworn in

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was reelected to lead the chamber as the 117th Congress convened Sunday, with the California Democrat set to shepherd her party through a new Congress with the slimmest majority in years. Members cast......

Incoming House members to convene for the first time on Sunday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The House of Representatives will convene on January 3, with opening day proceedings for the 117th Congress altered due to the coronavirus pandemic. The date for beginning the new Congress was set by the Constitution. The House sergeant-at-arms and......

House overrides Trump’s veto of $740 billion defense funding bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The House of Representatives on Monday overrode President Trump’s veto of an annual must-pass defense policy bill, teeing up what could be the first time Congress overrides a veto from Mr. Trump only weeks before he leaves office. The......

House to vote on $2,000 stimulus checks after Trump signs Covid relief and funding bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., September 28, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The House will vote Monday on increasing the second round of federal direct payments to $2,000 as Democrats embrace President Donald......

Trump meets with GOP allies with eye on challenging count of electoral votes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Trump huddled with Republican congressional allies at the White House on Monday to discuss the possibility of challenging the Electoral College votes when Congress convenes January 6 to tally them, in what would be the president’s......

Talks on COVID relief drag into weekend after Congress passed stopgap funding measure

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Negotiations over a coronavirus relief bill dragged into the weekend, with the clock ticking for Congress to provide legislation on urgently needed aid as well as an omnibus government spending measure. President Trump signed the hastily drawn continuing resolution......

House Democrats plan to push for McGahn testimony next year, lawyers say

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — House Democrats intend to continue pursuing testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn in 2021, lawyers for the House told a federal appeals court in the District of Columbia, charging ahead with its separation-of-powers fight to......

Second stimulus checks could be less than $1,200 per person. Here’s what we know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here It’s looking more likely that direct payments to Americans will be included in the new coronavirus aid Congress aims to pass before lawmakers head home for the holidays. Those stimulus checks could be around $600 to $700 per individual, Sen.......

House passes stopgap spending bill to fund government through next week

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The House passed a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday to avert a shutdown at the end of the week, giving Congress until December 18 to negotiate wide-ranging legislation to keep the government open for a year......

House passes bill featured in

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Netflix series “Tiger King” left a mark on 2020 — and now, it may contribute to a more lasting legacy. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Big Cat Public Safety Act, a bill featured in the......

House passes bill featured in

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Netflix series “Tiger King” left a mark on 2020 — and now, it may contribute to a more lasting legacy. On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Big Cat Public Safety Act, a bill featured in the......

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