"As I assume my duties as Vice President of the United States, I would like to thank the people of California for the honor of serving them in the U.S. Senate over the past four years," Harris wrote in a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom alerting her resignation. … [Read more...] about Harris resigning from Senate 2 days before inauguration
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Trump met Sunday with his son-in-law, Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerElection misinformation dropped 73 percent following Trump's suspension from Twitter: research The Hill's 12:30 Report: What to expect for inauguration Secret Service renting K a month apartment near Ivanka and Jared for bathrooms, office space: report MORE, daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: What to expect for inauguration DC attorney general pushing to interview Trump Jr. Secret Service renting K a month apartment near Ivanka and Jared for bathrooms, office space: report MORE and other aides to review a long list of pardon requests, The Washington Post reported. … [Read more...] about Trump preparing another 100 pardons, commutations before leaving office: reports
House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiCowboys for Trump founder arrested following Capitol riot Retired Army general: 'We can't have demonstrators showing up at a state Capitol with damn long guns' Graham calls on Schumer to hold vote to dismiss article of impeachment against Trump MORE (D-Calif.) tapped Honoré on Friday to lead a review of the deadly Capitol riot that will focus on “security infrastructure, interagency processes and procedures, and command and control.” … [Read more...] about Retired Army general: ‘We can’t have demonstrators showing up at a state Capitol with damn long guns’
Timothy Gill, a highly decorated FBI senior liaison officer to the CIA from 2003 to 2013, says the creation of an American version of Britain’s MI5 is “long past due,” whether inside or independent of the FBI, because [the bureau “needs to become more of a domestic intelligence agency and not a federal law enforcement entity.” The FBI has a culture problem that prevents it from fully embracing the nitty-gritty work of intelligence gathering, analysis and sharing, at least when it comes to domestic terrorism, which the FBI (along with DHS) has labelled the greatest threat to national security, he says. … [Read more...] about Can U.S. Spy Agencies Stop White Terror?
McConnell managed to keep the Senate GOP caucus together through almost all of the Trump presidency before its unity shattered over election challenges and Trump's behavior in the final days of his term. If Senate Republicans' trusted leader decides to vote to convict Trump, it's likely to give other members who are disgusted with Trump -- and are interested in potentially barring him from office in the future -- the political cover to do so as well. … [Read more...] about McConnell, Schumer mum on contours of impeachment trial as DC preps for inauguration under lockdown