“It’s 1.5 hours of time to essentially do what the press has been wanting from him—to answer questions,” said another Biden fundraiser of the town hall format, who, like the former Senate staffer, once felt that the debates would be a sideshow not worth the effort. “I like that he shows up and maintains his commitments. This is a perfect scenario for what I know he’s most capable of doing right now and allows him some retail politicking, which he’s best at.” … [Read more...] about Biden Allies Ponder: Skip Debate or Let Trump Blow Himself Up Again?
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has already signaled she is in step with the Equality Act becoming law. On January 1, she revealed that the House’s new rules would include the elimination of gendered terms, such as “father, mother, son, and daughter,” – any term that reflects the male and female sexes. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Day 1: Order on Transgender Rights in Sports and Bathrooms
Walker suggested Trump has actually delivered for black Americans. “Wake up, America. Prison reform was done by Donald Trump,” he said, noting the president’s support for historical black colleges. Black unemployment had also reached historic lows before the coronavirus tanked the world economy. (RELATED: ‘I Will Take The Devil I Know’: Black Entertainment TV Founder Suggests He’s Sticking With Trump In 2020) … [Read more...] about Herschel Walker: ‘I Totally Dispute That’ Joe Biden Made Criminal Justice System Fairer For Black Americans
As The Hill’s Alexander Bolton notes, Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerNikki Haley unveils PAC ahead of possible 2024 White House bid Trump calls for 'NO violence' amid concerns of threats around inauguration Amazon cites death threats in push to keep Parler offline MORE (N.Y.) will soon take over as majority leader, control the floor and can draft and pass an organizing resolution to try Trump, relying on 50 Democratic votes plus Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden calls for swift action while outlining .9 trillion virus relief package Porter loses seat on House panel overseeing financial sector The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump's growing isolation as administration comes to an end MORE casting the tie-breaking vote. Schumer will likely be able to pass a resolution with bipartisan support, potentially including Sens. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiMurkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again McConnell about to … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history
A Georgia man who was among those who stormed the Capitol last week, and was later arrested, died by suicide on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. 53-year-old Christopher Georgia was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Alpharetta, Georgia. He had been arrested by D.C. Metro Police on Wednesday night in connection with the insurrection at the Capitol, and pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of “unlawful entry of public property” and violating D.C.’s evening curfew. … [Read more...] about Trump Faces Senate Trial After Second Impeachment