Mitch McConnell

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

6 minutes ago   |   Newser   |   4 articles

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...
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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

22 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying Donald Trump's impeachment trial until mid-February, giving the former president's legal...
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McConnell Says Trump Impeachment Trial Should Start in February

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

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...
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Democrats Oppose McConnell Demand To Preserve The Filibuster

Democrats Oppose McConnell Demand To Preserve The Filibuster

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

The standoff over rules in the 50-50 Senate has denied Democrats control over committees, which nominations and legislation must clear.
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McConnell seeks to push Trump's 2nd impeachment trial to February

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

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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Mitch McConnell Is Now Making Up Senate Rules In Desperate Bid To Save The Filibuster

2 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Mitch McConnell is desperate to save the filibuster, so he has taken to making up imaginary Senate rules and demanding Democrats follow them.
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McConnell Threatens Senate's Unity Kickoff Over Filibuster Fears

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threatened Thursday to delay an agreement on organizing the Senate unless Democrats commit to keeping the filibuster rule intact.
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Biden Should Use Executive Orders for Covid Relief, Clyburn Says

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Democratic Representative Jim Clyburn said President Joe Biden should continue to using his executive authority where he can to provide economic relief while Congress works...
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Democrats Knock Down McConnell's Attempt to Protect the Filibuster

8 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Democrats knocked down Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's attempt to protect the filibuster as part of the Senate's power-sharing deal. McConnell had wanted Senate...
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Democrats poised to rebuff McConnell's filibuster demands

Democrats poised to rebuff McConnell's filibuster demands

13 hours ago   |   Politico

Senate Democrats are signaling they will reject an effort by Mitch McConnell to protect the legislative filibuster as part of a deal to run a 50-50 Senate, saying they have...
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Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has died after a battle with cancer

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Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement for Doug Pederson

The former Colts offensive coordinator may not have seemed like an obvious hire, but there are many reasons to think he's an ideal hire fit to replace Doug Pederson in... Read more ...

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

President Joe Biden has revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians rejected as political propaganda. Read more ...

Pa. woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail

Pa. woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop freed from jail

An FBI agent said the woman was recorded on closed-circuit cameras in the Capitol going into and coming out of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office. Read more ...

President Biden puts forth virus strategy, requires mask use to travel

President Biden puts forth virus strategy, requires mask use to travel

On his second day in office, President Joe Biden is putting forth a national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase... Read more ...

Here's a look at President Joe Biden's schedule for his first full day in office

Here's a look at President Joe Biden's schedule for his first full day in office

President Joe Biden's first full day in office Thursday will include an intelligence briefing and a meeting with his administration's COVID-19 team. Read more ...

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

BAGHDAD - Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 28 people and wounding 73 others, officials said. The rare suicide... Read more ...

Judge: Amazon Doesn't Have to Restore Parler Now

Judge: Amazon Doesn't Have to Restore Parler Now

Amazon won't be forced to immediately restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday. The court was considering a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social... Read more ...

Report: Former Packers GM Ted Thompson dies

Report: Former Packers GM Ted Thompson dies

Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson reportedly died Wednesday night, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read more ...

Facebook Asks Oversight Board Whether Trump's Account Should Be Restored Now

Facebook Asks Oversight Board Whether Trump's Account Should Be Restored Now

The social network referred its decision to revoke the former president's posting privileges to its Oversight Board, an independent panel of experts. (Image credit: Josh... Read more ...