Had the session not abruptly ended due to COVID-19, the day would have been packed with committee meetings and the rotunda and halls filled with citizen-lobbyists as well as the compensated kind. Instead, it was mostly empty. by @CallaghanPeter #mnleg
LISTEN: As Pres Trump’s entourage entered Speaker Ryan’s office in the Capitol, someone on the other side of the Capitol rotunda yelled: “Mr. President, F—k you!!” (He entered about 15 seconds later):
In an emotional scene, former US Sen. Bob Dole was helped out of his wheelchair and saluted the casket of former President George H.W. Bush inside the US Capitol Rotunda
A cross is now visible on the center circle on the floor of the US Rotunda'>Capitol Rotunda
I paid my respects to Senator McCain today at a ceremony in the Rotunda. He invited me to travel with him and it was a great honor. We didn’t always agree, but he wasn’t looking for that. He respected those who had a cause greater than themselves, and no one was a better example.
WATCH: Protesters with children wrapped in thermal blankets stage a sit-in at the Russell Rotunda on Capitol Hill while calling on the Trump admin. to reunite migrant children with their parents, and end the new “zero tolerance” prosecution policy.
So members of the public can pay their respects, the late Rev. Billy Graham will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Feb. 28 to March 1. For more information: