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.”
Senators Surprised Themselves With A Vote On Witnesses, Sending Trump's Impeachment Trial Into Chaos For Hours
Senators unexpectedly agreed to call witnesses in the impeachment trial on Saturday morning, but then decided against it.
“Senators are, you know, pretty analytical ... so it doesn't affect me in terms of how I feel about the president's culpability,” Sen. Kevin Cramer said.
New Impeachment Video Shows Officer Eugene Goodman Saving Mitt Romney From Running Into Capitol Rioters
Democrats released unseen footage of the Capitol insurrection during the impeachment trial, showing just how close rioters came to Romney, other senators, and Mike Pence.
Trump’s top lawyer decided to abandon his script and wing it on day one of the trial. It went poorly.
In a speech to the House, Greene said she no longer believes in the QAnon conspiracy theory and asked that her past statements not be held against her.
Democrats Will Force Republicans To Go On The Record About Their Support For Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene
Greene has supported the QAnon mass delusion, said the Parkland school shooting was a “false flag” operation, and liked posts calling for Democrats to be executed.
Republicans Are Optimistic About A Bipartisan COVID Aid Deal, While Democrats Plan To Pass A Bill With Or Without Them
The two sides say they will continue to negotiate a deal, even though Democrats are starting work on a backup plan to bypass Republicans altogether.
Trump’s impeachment trial will go ahead, but Republicans overwhelmingly signaled they will vote to acquit him.
Trump is no longer in the White House, but if he's convicted, he could be banned from holding office again.
"Regarding things like hydroxychloroquine ... that really was uncomfortable because they were not based on scientific fact.”
QAnon Faithful Believed Biden Would Never Be President. Now They’re Shocked, Heartbroken, And Angry.
“There isn’t a word to describe the depression and disappointment I feel right now.”
Whether or not Donald Trump will be banned from running for office ever again essentially sits with one person: Mitch McConnell. “If he publicly says he will impeach, then the dam breaks.”
Pence announced before Tuesday night’s vote that he would not use the 25th Amendment to kick Trump out of the White House, setting up another impeachment.
Trump has only 13 days left in office, but Pelosi said any one of those days “can be a horror show for America.”
Trump Launched A Deadly Attempted Coup, Encouraging A Mob To Breach The US Capitol Building Because He Lost The Presidential Election
A mob of almost exclusively white Trump supporters took over the Capitol because they believe Trump’s claims that the election was stolen. A woman was shot and killed inside the building. (Warning: This post links to images of nooses.)