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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Vanessa Bryant, Kobe’s widow and Gigi’s mother, shared a letter to remember her husband and daughter: “I miss my baby girl and Kob-Kob so much, too. I will never understand why/how this tragedy could’ve happened to such beautiful, kind and amazing human beings. It still doesn’t seem real.” Read the full post: https://bit.ly/3iS1oTl … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Vaccination goals for 2021
Despite these demands, Wilkie initially resisted agreeing to replace the headstones, saying at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing in May that he believed the structures served as historical reminders of the WWII era and “making sure that when people visit our cemeteries they are educated and informed of the horror is an incredibly important thing to do.” … [Read more...] about Two headstones with swastikas removed from Texas veterans cemetery
But once reconciliation is done, attention will turn to the large stack of Democratic-coalition priorities that are currently subject to a 60-vote requirement. It will not be easy for Schumer to tell the NAACP that his caucus values a “Senate tradition” (that is anti-constitutional, historically associated with Jim Crow rule, and less than two decades old in its present form) more than it values a new Voting Rights Act. Nor will it be easy for the majority leader to tell organized labor that it will just have to wait until next time to see a $15 minimum wage (assuming that doesn’t get through reconciliation) or collective-bargaining reform. And it might be hard for Schumer to accept that he probably won’t ever wield majority power again after 2022 because his caucus would rather maintain the GOP’s structural advantage in the upper chamber than abolish the filibuster and add new states. … [Read more...] about The Democrats’ Civil War Over the Filibuster Has Barely Begun
"When I get told 'you must be an absent mother because you are not with your kids' - smh (shake my head)," Christina reacted at the time. "Wake up people. I hardly post anymore...and I def do not want to post my kids every freaking day to make it a contest of who's a better parent. f that." … [Read more...] about Christina Anstead changes her name on Instagram amid divorce from Ant Anstead