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Trump impeachment: When will he go on trial in the Senate?

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sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:58:51

Trump is gone. But the threat of right-wing violence that arose under his watch remains.

Armed protesters, who identified themselves as Liberty Boys, pose for pictures outside the Oregon Capitol in Salem on January 17. | Noah Berger/AP Are we entering a new era of political violence? That the United States made it through President Joe Biden's inauguration without any major act of violence is ...
Zack Beauchamp / Vox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:55:43

A Brief History of 'Deep Deplatforming'

Will Duffield Over the past two weeks, a host of internet infrastructure providers have withdrawn service from websites associated with or used by the far-right. Parler, a Twitter alternative popular among Trump supporters, was quickly removed from the Apple and Google app stores before being dropped by its web host, ...
Will Duffield / Cato   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:41:54

Politics live updates: Senate bill would give hero Capitol Police officer Congressional Gold Medal

The impeachment article charging former President Donald Trump with inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will be sent to the Senate on Monday.
Savannah Behrmann, Bart Jansen, Christal Hayes and Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:38:08

Capitol rioter Jeffrey Sabol dragged cop to be beaten by American flag pole 'in a fit of rage,' prosecutor says

Jeffrey Sabol is seen on a video among a mob of Trump supporter rioting at the Capitol on the day Congress was seen confirming the election of Joe Biden.
CNBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:32:45

#ImpeachBidenNow Trending, But Not Because Of Trump Supporters

It didn't take long for the hashtag #ImpeachBidenNow to make its rounds on social media, but instead of a wave of commentary about whether President Biden should face impeachment, it was taken over with numerous tweets that shared videos of K-Pop musical artists.
Peter Suciu, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:16:33

Prospects of convicting Trump erode as GOP grows vocal against impeachment proceedings

The path in the Senate to convict Donald Trump is extremely slim, with a growing number of Republicans expressing confidence that the party will acquit the former President on a charge that he incited the deadly insurrection aimed at stopping President Joe Biden's electoral win.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:12:40

PHARMA: Biden Freezes Trump's Lower Cost Insulin and Epinephrine Rule

Big pharma is smiling big right now. The big three insulin producers are Eli Lilly and Company, Novo Nordisk A/S, and Sanofi S.A., in which they dominate more than 90% of the world insulin market by value. After swearing-in, U.S. President Joe Biden's HHS froze the Trump administration's December 2020 ...
Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:12:20

From abortion care to LGBTQ rights, here's how Joe Biden is prepared to tear up Donald Trump's restrictive gender policies

Biden is expected to go further on reproductive rights than his Democratic predecessors, including with changes in gender, transgender, LGBTQ, and abortion policies.
Kimberly Leonard,Kayla Epstein / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:03:09

Lawyers representing the Capitol insurrectionists are building a damning case against Trump

Defense attorneys for some insurrections say their clients were acting on the orders of former President Trump in storming the Capitol.
Sonam Sheth / Money Game   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:59:13

Biden's challenges: How to keep Trump or a clone from returning to the White House in 2025

Joe Biden is finally President of the United States. A passable speaker, he nonetheless made an inspiring inauguration speech. No Indian leader since Jawaharlal Nehru has done better. As India continues to embrace majoritarianism, Biden...
Kanti Bajpai / Times of India   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:40:41

Trump Not Ready to Divulge Future Plans

"Former President Donald Trump gave nothing away about his plans for life after the White House as he dined with friends at his golf club on Friday," the Washington Examiner [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:28:51

Biden Won't Weigh In On Trump Impeachment Trial

The Senate will soon receive the article of impeachment.
Nicholas Reimann, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:19:35

Biden plans to continue many of Trump's foreign policies - at least for now

This combination of pictures created on October 22, 2020 shows former President Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden during the final presidential debate in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22, 2020. | Brendan Smialowski, Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Biden's team members have already signaled they intend to continue several ...
Alex Ward / Vox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:10:00

Trumps Fired WH Chief Usher On Their Way Out The Door

As one of their last acts during President Donald Trump's tenure, the Trump team appears to have sacked the chief White House usher.
Matt Shuham / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:05:12

Dems don't care about you, America: They are much more interested in political retribution against Trump-supporting Republicans

By Duncan Smith *The party of hate...* For months, House Democrats led by that hag... This post Dems don't care about you, America: They are much more interested in political retribution against Trump-supporting Republicans first appeared on HEDGE accordingly.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:00:10

Liz Cheney could face a mutiny within Congress and in her home state of Wyoming

Cheney, the number three Republican in the House, is taking heat from the right flank for her vote to impeach Trump over the Capitol insurrection.
Grace Panetta / Money Game   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:00:09

Lincoln Project co-founder says committee will go after Cruz now Trump has left office

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sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:59:11

How Trump Left The Country With No Real Vaccine Distribution Plan

Millions of Americans would be getting vaccinated by early 2021, bringing the COVID-19 pandemic to its final end, the Operation Warp Speed official promised.
Josh Kovensky / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:57:18

Biden asks agencies for threat assessment on domestic terrorism after deadly Capitol riot

The pro-Trump riot at the Capitol underscored that "The rise of domestic violent extremism is a serious and growing national security threat," Jen Psaki said.
CNBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:57:00

The System Worked: Stress Testing American Democracy

Graham Allison Donald Trump Democracy, With this week's inauguration of President Joe Biden, most Americans breathed a sigh of relief. Facing the most severe stress test American democracy has seen in over a century and a half, we passed. With this week's inauguration of President Joe Biden, most Americans breathed ...
Graham Allison / National Interest   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:41:00

Biden's LGBTQ rights executive order and the transphobic backlash, explained

Activists blocking the street outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. | Erik via Getty Images On his first day, Biden rolled back Trump's anti-LGBTQ policies. Trolls were not happy. Shortly after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden signed a thick stack of ...
Katelyn Burns / Vox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:40:00

Biden Pushes Congress For Covid Aid But Trump Impeachment Looms

President Joe Biden ordered help for hungry Americans in the growing coronavirus crisis Friday, but Donald Trump's looming impeachment trial could complicate getting Congress to cooperate on his fast-paced agenda. Although Biden's latest orders boosting food aid and speeding up stimulus payments were modest in scale, they reinforced the message ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:39:05

After Tracking Trump 'Falsehoods,' Washington Post Says It Won't Do the Same for Biden

The Washington Post will have a lot more time on its hands now that President Joe Biden has been sworn in. According to the paper's... Read More The post After Tracking Trump 'Falsehoods,' Washington Post Says It Won't Do the Same for Biden appeared first on The Daily Signal .
Tony Perkins / The Foundry   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:32:28

What Biden’s urgent policy priorities mean for Asia, and the world

With Joe Biden inaugurated as US president, investors’ attention has shifted to his policy priorities. Asian investors are keen to see if some of the more stringent trade and investment measures against China taken by the Donald Trump administration will be rolled back or hopes may be dashed. In the ...
Tai Hui / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:30:14

Politics live updates: Biden orders federal government to confront domestic violent extremism

The impeachment article charging former President Donald Trump with inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will be sent to the Senate on Monday.
Savannah Behrmann, Bart Jansen, Christal Hayes and Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:21:42

Can Trump's Pardons Be Reversed?

President Ulysses S. Grant did it, and George W. Bush, and the Constitution would seem to encourage it.
mattcooper / Political Animal   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:07:50

Biden's Opportunity To Shine Through Better Vaccine Distribution

During the Trump administration, every state and hospital were forced to fight against each other in a bidding war for scarce supplies. This did not work. A more better approach is needed if Biden is to meet his goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans by the end of April.
Steve Banker, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:02:15

Proud Boys No Longer Standing By Trump

A reader says they were thrown under the bus in typical Trump fashion. Also: Truth and the election; a teaching moment from "Gatsby."
NY Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 19:01:08

Twitter suspends Iran's Supreme Leader for threat against golfing Trump

The threat seemed to echo the death of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, who was... This post Twitter suspends Iran's Supreme Leader for threat against golfing Trump first appeared on HEDGE accordingly.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:55:22

What will Donald Trump do now? How the future could look for the former US president

Marcus Parekh / Telegraph   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:54:33

President Joe Biden: what will his first 100 days in office look like?

Marcus Parekh / Telegraph   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:54:18

What executive orders has President Joe Biden signed?

Marcus Parekh / Telegraph   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:54:06

Trump and the Failure of the Expert Class

They were right about his character, but his defects were obvious to almost everyone. They were wrong about virtually all else.
WSJ   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:45:00

Biden Just Used a 'Far Right' SCOTUS Ruling To Oust a Trump Appointee

The new president availed himself of Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau .
Damon Root / Hit & Run   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:36:39

Iran calls on Joe Biden to lift nuclear sanctions imposed by Donald Trump

Iran on Friday called on the new US administration to lift sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on the Islamic republic to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, warning against any concessions.Just two days after US President Joe Biden took office, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif published an op-ed in the ...
Agence France-Presse / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:36:33

Politics live updates: Murkowski didn't vote for Trump, won't join Democratic Party

The impeachment article charging former President Donald Trump with inciting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol will be sent to the Senate on Monday.
Savannah Behrmann, Bart Jansen, Christal Hayes and Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:32:06

Iran Calls On Biden To 'Unconditionally' Lift US Sanctions

Iran on Friday called on the new US administration to lift sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on the Islamic republic to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal, warning against any concessions. Just two days after US President Joe Biden took office, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif published an op-ed in ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:31:46

The Supreme Court Was Complicit In Donald Trump's Execution Spree

Instead of acting as a safeguard, SCOTUS rubber-stamped the administration's killings, sidestepping issues fundamental to the legality of the death penalty.
Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:28:03

The Republican party after Donald Trump

There are few signs it will abandon the ex-president's brand of populism
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:27:49

Top US medical adviser Fauci says Trump’s coronavirus approach ‘very likely’ cost lives

The US government’s top infectious disease expert said on Friday that former president Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic “very likely” cost lives.“I don’t want that job to be a sound bite but … you could see that when you’re starting to go down paths that are not based ...
Robert Delaney / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:24:38

Biden's planned actions on reproductive health care, explained

President Joe Biden signs executive orders as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on during an event at the State Dining Room of the White House January 21, 2021, in Washington, DC. | Alex Wong/Getty Images The president intends to reverse some of Trump's biggest restrictions. In his second week in ...
Anna North / Vox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:20:00

Biden Gave Trump's Union Busters a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Peter Robb and Alice Stock experienced a fate that nonunionized Americans suffer every day.
Mark Joseph Stern / Moneybox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:16:24

Kill Coal to Save Lives

On Tuesday, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled that the Affordable Clean Energy rule-the Trump administration's attempt to relax (or rather, erase) standards for carbon dioxide emissions from coal and natural gas power plants-was unlawful, as it was based on a " fundamental misconstruction " of the Clean Air Act. ...
Nick Martin / New Republic   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:15:22

What Is Section 3? Obscure 14th Amendment Provision Would Block Future Trump Run

IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:12:28

Biden may be just as harsh as Trump if India buys advanced Russian missile-defense system, expert says

India's plans to buy S-400 missiles from Russia in a $5.5 billion deal will be the "single biggest obstacle" to US-India relations.
Sanchita Dash,Jeevan Ravindran / Money Game   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:11:29

Alleged Capitol Rioter Gave Himself Away By Repeatedly Yelling 'Trump 2020' On Plane

Alleged Capitol rioter John Lolos might have gotten away with it -- if only he hadn't been kicked off of his flight out of D.C. for yelling "Trump 2020!" then caught the eye of a police officer who recognized him from Instagram.
Matt Shuham / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:10:02

Trump's Senate impeachment trial expected to begin within days

It currently seems unlikely that Democrats will be able to convince the requisite 17 Republicans to vote to convict the former president of inciting the Capitol riot.
Matthew Knott / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:09:03

A Majority Of House GOPers Want To Oust Cheney From Leadership After Impeachment Vote

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is staring down just over a majority of House Republicans who support toppling the No. 3 House Republican from leadership after she voted to impeach now-former President Trump for inciting a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.
Zoe Richards / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:08:18

'Argument Of Convenience': Experts Dismiss GOP's New Claim That Trump's Impeachment Is Unconstitutional

Republicans senators are beginning to coalesce around a new talking point: impeaching former President Donald Trump is now unconstitutional because he has left office.
Kate Riga / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:07:00

How Joe Biden Beat Donald Trump

Biden's campaign strategy put Democrats in agony. Here's why it worked.
Michelle Cottle / NY Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:05:12

CNN moves to No. 1, Fox drops in post-election ratings shakeup: Will it last?

President Trump's defeat and right-wing competitors likely influenced Fox's post-election ratings drop, but will it only be temporary?
Bill Keveney, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:53:20

Friday Humor: Does Chuck Schumer Have Something Else On His Mind Today?

Friday Humor: Does Chuck Schumer Have Something Else On His Mind Today? It appears the dream of impeaching President Trump and blocking him from running for office ever again has Senate Democrat Leader Schumer 'excited'... Yes, @SenSchumer said what you think he said. - Andrew Feinberg (@AndrewFeinberg) January 22, 2021 ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:45:00

Track all of Biden's executive orders and actions as president

President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders on his first days in office, highlighting his agenda and reversing Trump-era policies.
Oma Seddiq,Sawyer Click / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:41:49

Chuck Schumer Says Trump Incited An 'Erection' In Televised Boner

Twitter jokesters were quickly aroused by the hard news.
Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:37:42

Trump's loan extension on a Park Avenue building shows his debt options

A recently refinanced mortgage for a building in Manhattan might show how Donald Trump is able to deal with his upcoming debt maturities, albeit at a higher cost. Investors Bank agreed to extend... To view the full story, click the title link.
Bloomberg / Crain's NY   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:36:02

McConnell Privately Says He Wants Trump Gone

"As the House prepares to send articles of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, CNN has learned that dozens of influential Republicans around Washington - including former top Trump administration [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:35:11

In the wake of Capitol riots and Trump’s exit, who will galvanise America’s alt-right?

The mob that stormed the US Capitol on January 6 once again put the American alternative-right (alt-right) on the radar. They have been staunch supporters of former president Donald Trump who, in turn, has been accused of inciting the alt-right to attack the Capitol and overturn the 2020 election result.The ...
Prashant Waikar / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:30:14

Why Biden Is Pushing for Arms Control With Russia

Mark Episkopos Security, Europe Biden is breaking with Trump on seeking an arms-control agreement, but he is not pushing for a broader reset with Moscow. Can the Biden administration successfully work with Russia in a few select areas while at the same time pursuing a comprehensive policy of rollback against ...
Mark Episkopos / National Interest   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:29:00

Biden Orders Food Aid For Americans But Trump Impeachment Looms

President Joe Biden, in just his third day on the job, ordered help for hungry Americans Friday in a rush to pull the country from its multi-pronged coronavirus pandemic crisis. The latest orders boosting food aid and speeding up stimulus payments were modest in scale but reinforced Biden's message that ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:28:54

Trump May Be Gone, But Trumpism Isn't

Even to the disgraceful end of his Presidency, Trump managed to persuade other conservative opportunists that his brand of right-wing populism represents the future of the G.O.P.
John Cassidy / New Yorker   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:15:16

Dozens of Republicans, including former top officials, are lobbying for him to be gone from politics

As the House prepares to send articles of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, CNN has learned that dozens of influential Republicans around Washington -- including former top Trump administration officials -- have been quietly lobbying GOP members of Congress to impeach and convict Donald Trump. The effort is not ...
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:15:10

Nancy Pelosi to send Donald Trump impeachment article on Monday, says Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president’s trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot.Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the schedule will be a trial,” ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:12:54

Trump impeachment: Senate trial poised to start next week

The House will send an impeachment article, or charge, to the Senate on Monday.
BBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:08:43

Healing a divided US in the wake of Trump

Taipei Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:08:14

Fox News got crushed in the Inauguration Day ratings, falling 77% from 2017

After record setting viewership for Trump's inauguration, Fox News saw a steep drop off for Biden's. Ratings rebounded for the primetime lineup.
Jake Lahut / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:08:06

The End of Liberal Diplomacy

While Joe Biden is right to reject many aspects of Donald Trump's toxic presidency, he should avoid throwing out the baby with the bathwater. Only by recognizing the weaknesses of liberal diplomatic norms can the Biden administration advance the innovative, effective diplomacy the world so desperately needs.
Shlomo Ben-Ami / Project Syndicate   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:05:54

Pelosi to send Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday

Sets stage for trial for former president during early days of Joe Biden's administration
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:02:58

House will send Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday

The House impeached President Donald Trump for "incitement of insurrection" on Jan. 13, making him the only president to be impeached twice.
Nicholas Wu and Christal Hayes, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:50:22

Could Trump Rehabilitate His Image?

Elizabeth Drew: "Presidents Donald Trump and Richard Nixon both left Washington in helicopters and ignominy, awash in financial problems and their customary self-pity. Both were above-average paranoiacs who felt (with [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:45:50

National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Eviction To Parking Garage; Trump Offers DC Hotel Rooms

National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Eviction To Parking Garage; Trump Offers DC Hotel Rooms Update (1020ET): National Guardsmen have been allowed back into the Capitol Complex after outrage erupted over their Thursday eviction to nearby parking garages. According to CNN, one Guardsman said that they are now allowed ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:45:36

Biden wastes no time in unraveling Trump's pro-oil agenda

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Benji Jones / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:45:05

This Is The Group That Will Decide Whether Trump Is Banned Forever From Facebook

Facebook's new independent Oversight Board is only a few months old and already faces a crucial test of its strength.
Abram Brown, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:34:32

Deplatforming Trump Puts Big Tech Under Fresh Scrutiny

Deplatforming Trump Puts Big Tech Under Fresh Scrutiny Expert Comment NCapeling 22 January 2021 The response of digital platforms to the US Capitol riots raises questions about online content governance. The EU and UK are starting to come up with answers.
NCapeling / Chatham House   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:32:14

Donald Trump Accused Of Inciting An, Er, 'Erection' Against The US

Sarah Turnnidge / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:29:01

Shell Companies May Hide Details of Trump Ties to Riots

Open Secrets: "Former President Donald Trump's presidential campaign aides played key roles orchestrating a rally protesting certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election before hundreds of [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:24:53

Trump's Transition Honcho Warns Transitions Shouldn't Rely On 'Goodwill' Of Losing POTUS

The man who led the Trump White House's transition to the Biden administration is calling for new, tougher legislation to guide the presidential transition process in the event a sitting President rejects the election results.
Matt Shuham / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:12:05

Impeachment Trial to Begin on Tuesday

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that the House will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Trump for "incitement of insurrection" on Monday, Axios reports. The Senate [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:11:51

The GOP Remains An Unserious Party

Charlie Sykes: "Even without Trump, the GOP remains a deeply unserious party." "A serious party, for example, does not number in its ranks someone like Marjorie Taylor Greene." "She is, [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:09:09

Fauci says Trump 'very likely' cost lives by spreading misinformation about COVID-19

Fauci criticized the Trump administration's decision to leave so much of the pandemic response over the last year to state leaders.
Eliza Relman / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:08:23

Donald Trump retreated to Mar-a-Lago. Take a look inside his exclusive resort that the public never sees.

Trump's post-presidential lair is his Palm Beach club, where membership costs $200,000. Here's what the gilded resort looks like beyond the entrance.
Michal Kranz,Mariana Alfaro,Taylor Borden / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:08:19

Pelosi Will Deliver Articles Of Impeachment To Senate Monday, Triggering Trump's Trial

Mitch McConnell had been pushing for the trial to start next month.
Alison Durkee, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:06:29

Pro-Trump Rioter Now Claims He Entered the Capitol to See All the "Historical Art"

The "art lovers have rights too" defense.
Elliot Hannon / Moneybox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:05:51

House will deliver Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

The action will start the process of the Senate's second impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump.
CNBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:05:35

Trump Supporter Harold Hamm's Fortune Fell The Most Of Any U.S. Billionaire Under Trump's Presidency

The fracking billionaire gushed about a Trump presidency at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Things didn't go as planned.
Anastassia Gliadkovskaya, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:00:27

Costco will keep selling MyPillow despite the CEO's doubling down on false claims of election fraud

Many other retailers have dropped the brand following CEO Mike Lindell's false claims of election fraud in support of former President Donald Trump.
Fatma Khaled / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:57:13

House will deliver Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

The action will start the process of the Senate's second impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump. This post House will deliver Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday, Schumer says first appeared on HEDGE accordingly.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:51:22

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the Senate on Monday

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had sought to delay Trump's impeachment trial until February.
Grace Panetta / Money Game   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:49:38

Chuck Schumer says the article of impeachment will be delivered to the Senate on Monday

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the House's article of impeachment will be delivered to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of the Senate's impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:44:06

Is the GOP Still the Party of Donald Trump?

Rachel Bucchino Politics, Americas Before leaving, Trump launched a blitz of blazing missiles into his Republican Party, wounding its unity and carving several intra-party divisions that left media outlets dubbing it, "a party in crisis." After a tumultuous four years in office, former President Donald Trump quickly fled for Mar-a-Lago ...
Rachel Bucchino / National Interest   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:42:00

Here are the 30 executive orders and actions Biden will sign in his first three days

President Joe Biden is signing a flurry of executive orders, actions and memorandums aimed at rapidly addressing the coronavirus pandemic and dismantling many of President Donald Trump's policies.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:39:41

Schumer Says Pelosi Will Send Impeachment Article to Senate on Monday

Mitch McConnell has proposed delaying Trump's second impeachment trial until mid-February.
Mairead McArdle / National Review   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:38:04

Donald Trump's Second Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

Igor Bobic / Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:37:26

Iranian news agency tweets threatening post of Trump golfing as an ominous aircraft flies overhead with the words 'revenge is inevitable'

The offending post warned "revenge is inevitable" and those who killed top Iranian commander Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani would pay.
Ryan Pickrell / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:34:34

Trump's Second Impeachment Trial To Begin Next Week

The House will transmit the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced.
Huffington Post   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:33:08

Pelosi Plans To Deliver Trump's Impeachment Article To Senate On Monday, Schumer Says

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced that the House will deliver President Donald Trump's article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday.
Kate Riga / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:30:23

The Books Briefing: Presidential Biographies-And Presidential Mythologies

The critic Carlos Lozada read some 150 books about the Trump era before writing his book What Were We Thinking. In those volumes, he found a regime that was appalling in its lunacy and that would leave a long-lasting carnage. As Trump left office and Biden was sworn in this ...
Kate Cray / The Atlantic   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:30:00

'Signal:Noise' Says a Fond Farewell

Sasha Abramsky And what a relief to see Joe Biden already beginning to erase the grifter in chief's toxic legacy. The post 'Signal:Noise' Says a Fond Farewell appeared first on The Nation .
Sasha Abramsky / The Nation   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:28:22

Politics live updates: Schumer says Trump impeachment article will go to Senate on Monday

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the House will send the Senate the Trump impeachment article on Monday to start a trial
Savannah Behrmann, Bart Jansen, Christal Hayes and Nicholas Wu, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:22:32

Schumer: Article of impeachment against Trump will be delivered to Senate on Monday

Sen. Chuck Schumer announced on the Senate floor that the House of Representatives will submit the article of impeachment against former President Trump on Monday and the Senate will then hold a trial.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:16:02

Trump's last-minute judicial appointments: Impact on norms and on Biden's appointment opportunities

Although overshadowed in the unprecedented turbulence of his final days in office, President Trump, like defeated presidents of both parties, boxed in his successor with policies that an electoral majority rejected. He and the Senate extended that behavior to the courts, with the post-November 3 confirmation and appointment of 14 ...
Russell Wheeler / Brookings   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:15:36

Trump's chaos was exactly what the Democratic Party needed

If Democrats are going to hold on to the momentum galvanized under Trump's disastrous term, they need to deliver.
Dean Obeidallah / MSNBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:14:20

5 Trump stories the media shouldn't forget about

The Trump administration is officially over.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:09:01

DOJ IG Investigating The Weird Departure of Atlanta US Attorney Scorned By Trump

The early January departure of a Georgia U.S. attorney swept up in then-President Trump's anger about the election results is now being probed by the Justice Department's inspector general, the Washington Post reported Thursday evening.
Tierney Sneed / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:03:07

Trump pardons Anthony Levandowski, the engineer who stole self-driving car secrets from Google

Tech billionaire Peter Thiel - previously one of Trump's top allies in Silicon Valley - was among those the White House listed as supporters of Levandowski's pardon.
CNBC   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:59:22

Twitter Suspends Iran's Supreme Leader After Post Threatening Attack On Trump

Twitter Suspends Iran's Supreme Leader After Post Threatening Attack On Trump On Friday Iran's Supreme Leader... This post Twitter Suspends Iran's Supreme Leader After Post Threatening Attack On Trump first appeared on HEDGE accordingly.
sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:59:01

Twitter Says It Has Not Suspended Iranian Supreme Leader's Account

Twitter Says It Has Not Suspended Iranian Supreme Leader's Account update: Twitter's action appears to have been taken only against a pro-Iran media account possibly linked to the Iranian Supreme Leader's office: @khamenei_site. Ali Khamenei's main account still remains active, given the main account did not post the Trump image ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:56:50

Inside the Biden-McConnell Relationship

Politico: "Even as McConnell has seen some of his power ebb away-losing his Senate majority on the clay fields of Georgia, breaking with Donald Trump in the final days of [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:54:04

Trump 'prank-called by Piers Morgan impersonator'

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sellputs / Hedge Accordingly   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:44:11

Fauci says lack of candor from Trump administration 'very likely' cost lives

CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:36:51

It's Not Just Trump. California Labor Unions Are Trying To Reverse the Outcome of an Election Too.

California Democrats and their labor union allies are embracing anti-democratic principles to thwart the will of the people.
Steven Greenhut / Hit & Run   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:15:10

Fauci: Trump Admin's Anti-Scientific Claims About COVID 'Very Likely' Cost Lives

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser who previously served on ex-President Donald Trump's COVID-19 task force, asserted on Friday morning that there were deadly consequences to the previous administration's dishonesty on the pandemic.
Cristina Cabrera / TPM   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:13:43

Don't Blame Antifa for the Capitol Building Insurrection

Mia Bloom Politics, The Americas Violent groups often blame rivals for unpopular attacks Some Republican congressional leaders, including U.S. Reps. Matt Gaetz, Mo Brooks and Paul Gosar, along with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, joined President Trump in trying to pin the violent siege of the U.S. Capitol building on ...
Mia Bloom / National Interest   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:08:00

Fauci Says Lack of Candor from Trump Cost Lives

Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN that the lack of truthfulness from the Trump administration regarding the Covid-19 pandemic "very likely" cost American lives. Said Fauci: "Particularly when you're in the [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:06:22

About Time

About Time Judy Woodruff: And, in fact, what we saw in 2020 and at the end of the election, President Trump and the people who support him making almost the opposite argument, that too much has been done to go out and to make sure minority voters can vote, people ...
Ken Melvin / Angry Bear   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:04:19

Big changes could be coming to Michigan's election process

Lawmakers disagreed on how to restore voters' confidence in an election Trump supporters don't see as legitimate. Now they want to enact a reforms.
Clara Hendrickson, Detroit Free Press / Detroit Free Press   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:52:09

Joe Biden's US must act like a new leader, not a returning one

The world has changed while America was distracted under Donald Trump
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:46:28

"Those who cannot see must feel:" a retrospective on the Trump presidency

Four years ago I wrote "Those Who Cannot See Must Feel," which is the of an old German saying that I used to hear from my grandmother when I misbehaved.  It is pretty clear that, over the next four years, the American public is going to do a lot of ...
NewDealdemocrat / Angry Bear   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:44:18

BankUnited added to list of banks ending ties with Trump

The Florida lender is the latest financial firm that said it has stopped working with former President Donald Trump.
American Banker   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:41:15

January editorial cartoon gallery: Cartoons on Biden, Trump, COVID-19 and more

Editorial cartoons on COVID-19, Trump, Biden, Democrats, racial strife and more from across the USA TODAY Network.
USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:36:31

Donald Trump's presidency was the worst thing that happened to the Trump brand

Donald and Melania Trump onstage after speaking to supporters at Joint Base Andrews before boarding Air Force One for the last time as US president and first lady. | Pete Marovich/Getty Images The Trump name used to be synonymous with success and wealth. His presidency changed that. Long before there ...
Alex Abad-Santos / Vox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:30:00

Fauci: Lack of candor from Trump administration 'very likely' cost lives

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that the lack of truthfulness from the Trump administration regarding the Covid-19 pandemic "very likely" cost American lives.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:27:57

Biden Halts Construction on U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

SAN DIEGO (AP) - In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump's wall at an iconic cross-border park overlooking the Pacific Ocean, which then-first lady Pat Nixon inaugurated in 1971 as a symbol of international friendship. Biden on Wednesday ordered a "pause" ...
Elliot Spagat / Real Clear Politics   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:25:38

Biden turns to climate-action advocates for energy jobs

Appointments mark a break with Trump administration's reliance on industry lobbyists
FT   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:06:33

Biden unveils a national pandemic response that Trump resisted

Biden predicted that the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 would top 500,000 next month, refusing to play down the carnage that his predecessor was loath ...
Sheryl Gay Stolberg / Japan Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:05:11

Trump's defeat won't put an end to the embrace of bullying

The sad fact is that bullies tend to get away with it most of the time, and the higher the office they occupy, the more likely they are to be excused.
Sydney Morning Herald   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:00:00

McConnell Seeks Delay of Trump Impeachment Trial

Senator Mitch McConnell'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.
Nicholas Fandos / NY Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:56:15

Trump debacle creates urgent need to teach our kids about democracy

As our political leaders play fast and loose with the truth, what are our kids supposed to make of this mess?
Sydney Morning Herald   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:55:00

1776 Commission , we hardly knew ye

( Scott Johnson ) President Trump's 1776 Commission presented its report on January 18, just before the inauguration of Trump's successor. The report came under the immediate and insane assault of the mainstream media. Commission member Victor Davis Hanson, a historian of the first rank, set forth "Thoughts on the ...
Scott Johnson / Power Line   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:45:58

A prominent lawyers' group filed an 18-page ethics complaint calling for Rudy Giuliani's law license to be suspended over his false voter-fraud claims

The non-partisan Lawyers Defending American Democracy group also called for an investigation into Giuliani's work for Trump.
Ashley Collman / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:34:53

Why Trump Lost The Election: Health Care

Donald Trump's most important domestic policy accomplishments were in the area of deregulation. And no industry was more significantly deregulated than health care.
John C. Goodman, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:26:55

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner move out of DC and lease luxury condo in Miami

CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:24:05

When Will Taxes Go Up?

Unwinding the 2017 Trump tax cuts will be a big test for President Biden.
Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni / NY Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:19:30

Democrats + Big Business = ?

Peter Zeihan writes, eight years of Obamaesque inaction, four years of Trumpian irregularity, and a never-ending parade of preening, feckless wankers in Congress has prompted American businesses to take a far more active role in topics we all until recently ... Continue reading →
Arnold Kling / askblog   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:19:07

No Diet Coke for Biden

President Biden's renovation of the Oval Office included the removal of a red button that Trump would use to call a butler to serve him a Diet Coke.
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:18:33

Fauci reflects on why previous admin fell short on Covid-19 strategy

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains the Biden administration's approach to addressing the coronavirus pandemic and how this will differ from the Trump administration's handling of the virus.
CNN   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:13:21

FOSTA-SESTA: Have controversial sex trafficking acts done more harm than good?

SESTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act) and FOSTA (Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act) started as two separate bills that were both created with a singular goal: curb online sex trafficking. They were signed into law by former President Trump in 2018. The implementation of this ...
Jaimee Bell / Big Think   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:11:58

Biden Throws Out Trump's Diet Coke Button From Oval Office

It was no surprise that Joe Biden's White House would be a departure from the Trump days. He seems to have given the boot to a Trump tradition that had piqued the interest of several visitors to the Oval Office: A red button the president used to press to order ...
IBTimes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:11:35

The cult of Trump: Are the days of this false prophet really over?

Cult followers are regularly unmoved when a promised apocalypse fails to materialise, and simply seek a handy explanation that suits their cause. But what of Donald Trump's millions of cult followers now that Joe Biden is President?
Tony Wright / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:08:00

Trump's Business Revenue Was Down 40 Percent Even Before He Encouraged Storming the Capitol

Trump's financial disclosure showed his businesses took in $120 million less last year.
Elliot Hannon / Moneybox   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:02:03

Fauci unleashed: He says it's 'liberating' that he can 'let the science speak' as adviser to Biden

Fauci said he always tried to speak his mind while he served in the Trump administration. "That's why I got in trouble some times," he added.
Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:00:34

Michigan lawmakers divided on how to restore voters' confidence see path for reform

Lawmakers disagreed on how to restore voters' confidence in an election Trump supporters don't see as legitimate. Now they want to enact a reforms.
Clara Hendrickson, Detroit Free Press / Detroit Free Press   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:00:22

Biden's Virus Plans Meet Reality

A "full-scale wartime effort" will test the country's capabilities: This is your morning tip sheet.
Giovanni Russonello / NY Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:00:04

Biden's Plan to Avoid a Political Disaster

Joe Biden's team is planning a party. His inauguration on Wednesday, held under threat from the coronavirus and pro-Trump extremists, wasn't much of a celebration. But the Biden administration hopes that January 20, 2022-a year from now-will mark what some aides are describing as a "renewing of the vows," an ...
Edward-Isaac Dovere / The Atlantic   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:00:00

Fauci unleashed: As he takes the podium in new role advising Biden, he says it's 'liberating' to 'let the science speak'

Fauci said he always tried to speak his mind while he served in the Trump administration. "That's why I got in trouble some times," he added.
Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:57:36

10 Friday AM Reads

My end of week morning train WFH reads: • Attorney Roberta Kaplan is about to make Trump's life extremely difficult Roberta Kaplan's clients include writer E. Jean Carroll, who filed a defamation case after Trump claimed she was "totally lying" about her allegation that he raped her a quarter-century ago ...
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:55:30

Brian Kemp Reflects on How Trump's Impossible Demands Divided Georgia Republicans

'I think when all this settles down, they're going to look back and see that I was on the right side of history,' Kemp said.
Ryan Mills / National Review   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:30:26

Biden's Immigration Plans Face a Warming Public Reception

President Biden, having vowed to undo Donald Trump's most controversial executive actions on immigration, sent an immigration bill to Congress on the day of his inauguration. That bill includes an eight-year pathway to citizenship for the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, complementing other legislation aimed at ...
Brendan Helm & Craig Kafura / Real Clear Politics   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:26:52

Biden's Heartfelt Appeal for Unity Likely to Be Unavailing

"We must end this uncivil war," Joe Biden proclaimed shortly after he became the 46th president on Wednesday. Hours earlier, in his last moments as the 45th president, Donald Trump extended "best wishes" to the "new Graceful words, but accompanied by sharp and, in some cases, deserved attacks. Our presidents ...
Michael Barone / Real Clear Politics   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:26:15

Dems Spell 'Unity' C-A-N-C-E-L

The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was the crisis Democrats were waiting for, and they are not going to waste it. Those few hours of lawless mayhem became unimpeachable proof that the muddy smears they'd thrown against Donald Trump supporters were all true. Through the funhouse mirror of ...
J. Peder Zane / Real Clear Politics   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:22:11

U.S. Senate leader reviewing Republican request for Trump trial delay

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is reviewing a request from Republicans to put off the start of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial until ...
Japan Times   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:18:38

'God, Guns, & Trump': Anatomy of the Crowd

Against the silver light of an impenetrably clouded sky was a small orange glow. The waning flame throbbed like a pulse as it descended, before finally disappearing behind the blue and white patch of stars on an American flag. The insurrection on January 6 was not a singular event. It ...
Radcliffe Roye, Rebecca Lee Sanchez / NY Review of Books   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:00:11

America's Shadow Death Row

Last week, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor published a dissent in a death-penalty case that flagged the striking number of killings taking place in the last months of the Trump administration. "After seventeen years without a single federal execution, the Government has executed twelve people since July," she wrote, calling ...
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:00:00

U.K.'s FTSE Russell Removes China's CNOOC From Indexes To Comply With Trump Ban

CNOOC was added to a U.S. trade blacklist by the Trump administration in its final week.
Siladitya Ray, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:56:36

Lawyer for the 22-year-old accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop blamed Trump for the Capitol riot, saying her client 'took the president's bait'

Riley June Williams was put on house arrest after a Thursday court hearing, but faces 20 years in jail if found guilty of all the charges against her.
Bill Bostock / Business Insider   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:55:06

Biden Must Reverse Pompeo's 'Terrorist' Move Against Cuba

Peter Kornbluh Far from being a "state sponsor of terrorism," as the Trump administration claimed, Cuba has been an ally in fighting it. The post Biden Must Reverse Pompeo's 'Terrorist' Move Against Cuba appeared first on The Nation .
Peter Kornbluh / The Nation   |   Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:45:23

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