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McConnell Seeks Impeachment Trial Delay as Senate Dysfunction Reigns

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The Republican leader's call to delay former President Donald J. Trump's trial left the timetable uncertain as party leaders wrangled over the basics of a functioning Senate.
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McConnell Wants To Push Trump's 2nd Impeachment Trial To February

McConnell Wants To Push Trump's 2nd Impeachment Trial To February

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The Senate Minority Leader told fellow GOP senators that a short delay would give Trump time to prepare and stand up his legal team, ensuring due process.
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McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in no hurry for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump to begin. He's told Democrats he wants the trial to begin sometime in February, which would allow both sides at least a week to prepare for the proceeding, CBS reports. That's not...
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McConnell seeks two-week delay for impeachment trial so Trump can form legal team

McConnell seeks two-week delay for impeachment trial so Trump can form legal team

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying Donald Trump's impeachment trial until mid-February, giving the former president's legal team time to mount a defense. In a statement, McConnell said he had offered a proposed timeline to new Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer which would see the House present the...
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McConnell Says Trump Impeachment Trial Should Start in February

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told fellow Republicans that he favors delaying the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial until next month to give the former president time to mount a defense.
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McConnell seeks to push Trump's 2nd impeachment trial to February

1 month ago   |   By ABC

McConnell told his fellow GOP senators that a short delay would give Trump time to prepare and stand up his legal team, ensuring due process.
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Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

The request, reported by multiple outlets, comes amid heightened security in response to a another potential extremist plot to attack the Capitol complex. Read more ...

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

The North Dakota House on Thursday voted to expel a lawmaker accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the Capitol, the first such expulsion in state history... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser says governor's national profile emboldened him

Cuomo accuser says governor's national profile emboldened him

Charlotte Bennett, one of two former New York state employees who have accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, said on Thursday that the governor's national profile... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a good thing after Biden criticized states for lifting mask mandates

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee defended Neanderthals after President Joe Biden criticized Texas and Mississippi for lifting their mask... Read more ...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket...

U.S. officials believe Iran-backed group responsible for latest rocket attack in Iraq

U.S. and Iraqi officials believe that an Iran-backed group with a history of targeting Americans in Iraq was responsible for Wednesday's attack on an Iraqi air base that hosts... Read more ...

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

A sweeping voting rights reform bill passed the House in a 220-210 vote Wednesday night, with every Republican and one Democrat voting against. The HR1 "For the People Act... Read more ...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife, misused office including making staff edit her dad's Wikipedia page

Summary List Placement Elaine Chao, the former transportation secretary under Trump and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was cited by the Inspector General for... Read more ...

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

ALBANY, N.Y. - A high-ranking Democrat in the New York Legislature and a lawyer representing one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's accusers say the governor's office flouted its own rules... Read more ...