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Senate Votes To Acquit Donald Trump In Impeachment Trial

February 13, 2021 3:52 PM ET The U.S. Senate voted Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. In a 57-43 vote, Trump was acquitted in the Senate. Hours before the vote, lead impeachment manager Democratic Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin made a surprise request by suggesting a witness had come forward with…

‘Disorganized’: Sen. Cassidy Slams Trump’s Impeachment Lawyers, Votes That Trial Is Constitutional After Previously...

Republican Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy slammed former President Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers and voted with a majority of Democrats Tuesday, saying the trial to impeach Trump is constitutional. The Senate held a vote Tuesday night after several hours of arguments from both sides which would rule if the trial was constitutional. The vote to proceed…

Schumer Leaves The Door Open On Censuring Trump If He Is Acquitted In Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that he believes former President Donald Trump will be convicted, but left open the possibility having him censured if things go sideways for Democrats. “I think the president should be tried. I hope he will vote to be convicted,” Schumer told reporters when asked about a possible censure,…

Marco Rubio Asked About Potential Ivanka Trump Senate Challenge: ‘I Never Heard Her Say...

January 26, 2021 5:53 PM ET Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto asked Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio about a potential Senate challenge from Ivanka Trump in 2022 during Tuesday afternoon’s “Your World.” A January 15 report from Politico on the potential political future of former President Donald Trump’s family members includes rumors that some Trump…

Joe Biden Undercuts Democrats by Renewing Opposition to Ditching Filibuster

President Joe Biden undercut the leadership of his own party in the United States Senate on Friday by signaling his continuing opposition to scrapping the legislative filibuster. White House press secretary Jennifer Psaki was asked during a briefing if Biden still believed the filibuster should remain in tact even as members of Senate Democrat leadership…

REPORT: McConnell believes Trump committed impeachable offenses

January 12, 2021 5:08 PM ET Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly told his Republican colleagues that President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is fine with Democrats moving forward with impeachment. The New York Times released a report Tuesday, citing anonymous sources, saying that McConnell is pleased Democrats will try to…

Jon Ossoff Wins Georgia Runoff Election, Defeating Incumbent David Perdue

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff defeated incumbent Republican Georgia Sen. David Perdue in Tuesday’s runoff election. The Associated Press called the race with 98% of the vote in. Ossoff received 2,222,133 million votes, 50.3% of the total, while Perdue received 2,197,274 million votes, 49.7%, according to the New York Times. The Senate will now be divided 50-50…

McConnell Again Blocks Standalone $2,000 Stimulus Check Bill

January 01, 2021 5:17 PM ET Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell again blocked a standalone bill Friday afternoon to increase the coronavirus relief payments in the latest COVID-19 aid package from $600 to $2,000. McConnell blocked an attempt by Democrats to either pass or vote on the bill by unanimous consent, which McConnell later spoke…

Leslie Jones: Raphael Warnock, Jon Ossoff Give Me Most Hope I’ve Had Since MLK...

Control of the U.S. Senate will come down to the outcome of the two Senate runoff races in Georgia. With the Senate majority leadership within his reach, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has declared, “Now we take Georgia, and then we change America.” Coming to America 2 actress and Supermarket Sweep host Leslie Jones helped lead a fundraising event for…

Biden’s Energy Secretary Pick Spent Years Pushing Russian Collusion Theories

President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to helm the Department of Energy, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI), has a history of publicly promoting theories about Russian collusion in the 2016 election. Granholm, who if confirmed by the United States Senate as energy secretary, would be in charge of America’s nuclear arsenal, began pushing the notion that President…
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