The 7–2 decision saw justices nominated by Donald Trump join with the court's liberals.
Republicans successfully blocked the creation of a bipartisan panel that would have investigated the circumstances of Trump supporters attacking the Capitol.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, is calling on Republicans to vote against creating a body to investigate how rioters came to overrun the Capitol.
With Liz Cheney Pushed Aside, Trump's Control Of His Party Is Clear. Republicans Don't Know How Long It Will Last.
Loyalty to Trump remains a prerequisite to rise through the Republican Party, with Rep. Liz Cheney only the latest to fall.
"I will do everything I can to ensure the former president never again gets anywhere near the Oval Office," Cheney said after being stripped of power by her party.
"The problem is cops have all the power and they're killing people every fucking day. I don't care that they're getting sent to jail now. They shouldn't be killing people."
After a spike in mass shootings, Democrats are once again trying to tighten gun laws. The NRA may be effectively gone, but its messages still stand in the way.
President Joe Biden announced he is cracking down on “ghost guns," but major changes like universal background checks and an assault rifle ban are up in the air.
In His First Press Conference, Biden Moved Closer To Supporting Radically Changing How The Senate Works
In his first White House press conference, Biden suggested he could support drastic change to how the Senate works.
Republican language is changing as party members fight to kill increasingly popular gun control measures in Congress after shootings in Colorado and Georgia.
“The NRA kind of walks around like they own Congress,” said Sen. Tim Kaine. “Rather than wait for a comprehensive bill, why not do something?”
Politicians in Congress are talking about returning to the days of robust anti-monopoly enforcement.
Checks of $1,400, unemployment benefits, and hundreds of billions of dollars in aid are coming soon. President Joe Biden signed the bill Thursday.
The Senate Passed Biden’s Massive COVID Aid Package, But Only After Watering Down Checks And Unemployment Benefits
Democrats are touting the bill as a historic rescue package, despite needing to make last-minute concessions to get it passed.
Trump’s Pentagon Blocked Troops From Getting to the Capitol Riots For Hours, DC National Guard Commander Said
The DC National Guard commander said he was not allowed to send troops to the Capitol, in sharp contrast to the city’s George Floyd protests last year, when troops were given immediate permission to deploy.
Raising the minimum wage is the first Biden policy to get blocked in the Senate, but it won’t be the last.
Capitol Security Leaders Gave Conflicting Stories And Pointed Blame Elsewhere For Failures During The Insurrection
The people in charge of securing the Capitol on Jan. 6 pointed blame elsewhere as senators pressed them Tuesday on how a violent mob got inside the building.
Sen. Ron Johnson Told Capitol Security Officials That “Fake” Trump Supporters Started The Capitol Riots
Johnson, who refused to condemn Trump’s lies about the election, suggested Trump supporters were not actually responsible for the Jan. 6 attack.
McConnell Said Trump Is Responsible For The Deadly Capitol Insurrection Minutes After Voting Not Guilty
“The leader of the free world cannot spend weeks thundering that shadowy forces are stealing our country and then feign surprise when people believe him and do reckless things.”
Republicans Voted to Acquit Trump For The Deadly Capitol Attack, Tying The Party To His Violence For Years To Come
At the end of Trump’s second impeachment trial, the Republican Party chose him, political violence, delusional conspiracy theories, and armed racist militias over “law and order.”