THREAT TO ‘BLOW UP THE CAPITOL’: The acting Capitol Police chief warned Congress that domestic terrorists who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6th are now planning an attack during Pres. Biden’s upcoming address to Congress. @rachelvscott has the details.
Tensions are high in Congress as many Democrats believe that the Republicans who voted against certifying the 2020 election were essentially cheering on the Jan. 6 mob’s effort to kill them. The atmosphere is more distrustful than anyone can remember.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Illinois says Congress must raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill. "The current minimum wage, federally, is $7.25. Now you can't live on that. You can't raise a family on that," she says.
Capitol police failed to properly lock down Congress Jan. 6: acting chief
That video made me so sad. Even though I watched the events of Jan 6 unfold in real time, watching again underscores the chilling awfulness of that day. I still can't believe it happened, and that any Republican in Congress has the audacity to say "move on."
On the morning of Jan. 6, Ginni Thomas—wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas—endorsed the protest demanding that Congress overturn the election, then sent her “LOVE” to the demonstrators, who violently overtook the Capitol several hours later. She has not posted since.
BREAKING: Congress has certified the 2020 election results. ▪️ President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on Jan. 20. ▪️ VP Mike Pence has no authority to stop certification. ▪️ Claims of voter fraud are unsubstantiated and have been rejected by AG Barr and the Supreme Court.
Sen. Josh Hawley fires back after Sen. Pat Toomey and others raise concerns about his plans — along with at least 11 other GOP senators — to object to the electoral vote count when a joint session of Congress meets Jan. 6, per email sent to Senate GOP Conference tonight