Only five GOP senators rejected an effort by Republican Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSenators discussing Trump censure resolution Senate GOP signals it's likely to acquit Trump for second time Trump ex-chief says Senate vote signals impeachment effort 'dead on arrival' MORE of Kentucky to declare a Trump trial, set to begin the week of Feb. 8, unconstitutional because Trump is no longer president. The five who did not support Paul’s point of order: GOP Sens. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyJust five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional Senate committee advances Biden's DHS pick despite Republican pushback Press: The case against Citizen Trump MORE (Utah), Ben SasseBen SasseJust five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional Senate committee advances Biden's DHS pick despite Republican pushback Juan Williams: Let America be America MORE (Neb.), Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSenators discussing Trump censure resolution … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden seeks vaccine for all by summer; Trump censure?
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4 p.m. EST: Vice President Harris and second gentleman Doug EmhoffDoug EmhoffVice President Harris receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccine The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Vaccination goals for 2021 The Hill's Morning Report - Biden argues for legislative patience, urgent action amid crisis MORE receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Livestream: https://bit.ly/2M5chFw … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Vaccination goals for 2021
The foundation demanded that Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert WilkieRobert WilkieBiden VA pick faces 'steep learning curve' at massive agency Two headstones with swastikas removed from Texas veterans cemetery Biden nominee: VA staff hampered by 'mismanagement' MORE order them to be removed after discovering the headstones in May. … [Read more...] about Two headstones with swastikas removed from Texas veterans cemetery
It took a series of minor miracles for the party to eke out its current 50-vote majority. By coincidence, Democrats happened to have their most vulnerable incumbent senators on the ballot two years ago, when the party rode anti-Trump fervor to one of the largest midterm landslides in American history. And yet: Winning the House popular vote by 8.6 percent was not sufficient to prevent the party from losing Senate seats. And although Jon Tester and Joe Manchin won reelection in their deep-red states, both underperformed the national environment: In a year when the nation as a whole favored Democrats by more than eight points, both Democratic incumbents won their races by a bit over three points. Which is to say, had those senators been on the ballot last year instead, when the national environment favored Democrats by “only” 4.4 percent, they likely would have lost. Or, to put the matter more pointedly: Unless the Democratic nominee orchestrates an extraordinary landslide in … [Read more...] about The Democrats’ Civil War Over the Filibuster Has Barely Begun