“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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“The idea that an eight-year-old child, a ten-year-old child, decides, you know, ‘I want to be transgender.’ That’s what I think I’d like to be. It’d make my life a lot easier,’” the future president said. “There should be zero discrimination.” … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Day 1: Order on Transgender Rights in Sports and Bathrooms
“We’ve been promised things for years that have fallen short. So now we are going to give him a chance to get it correct today … We need to wake up. I’m not sure what he is going to do but he’s not really telling the truth right now because he’s had 47 years to correct it.” (RELATED: Alveda King: Joe Biden Has Put ‘Our People In Jail’ And Said ‘Our Young Men Were Predators) … [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
Klete Keller, a 38-year-old former U.S. swimmer who won gold in Athens and Beijing on a relay team with Michael Phelps, has been identified in videos at the riot by former teammates. According to the New York Times, they recognized the 6-foot-6 Olympian in videos “because of his size and because he was wearing a U.S. Olympic team jacket that had “USA” printed across the back and down the sleeves.” … [Read more...] about Trump Faces Senate Trial After Second Impeachment