Chad Pergram

Chad Pergram

Chad Pergram covers Congress for FOX News. He's won an Edward R. Murrow Award and the Joan Barone Award for his reporting on Capitol Hill.

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B) Romney: As long as we continue to pretend like the lie is something other than a lie, then they shouldn't be divided. When people are saying, oh we need to have unity, and at the same time, they don't recognize that the lie, is what's causing the disunity

4) On January 20, 2009, the Senate confirmed Tom Vilsack as Ag Sec, Arne Duncan as Education Sec, Steven Chu as Energy Sec, Janet Napolitano as DHS Sec, Shaun Donovan as HUD Sec, Ken Salazar as Interior Sec, Ray LaHood as Transportation Secretary and Eric Shinseki as VA Secretary

From colleague Jason Donner. Hse GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy will attend church tomorrow morning with President-Elect Biden at Biden’s invitation

From the pool. Thune on how the Senate will handle the impeachment trial: I think it’s still being discussed with the Leader and Senator Schumer. We’ll see. I don’t think there’s any particular strategy at this point. We’ll know more later today.

Romney on balancing impeachment trial with confirming nominees: I hope that we can do both as quickly as possible and provide the justice that would be anticipated in an impeachment trial at the same time to carry out the responsibilities. We have to get a cabinet confirmed.

Inauguration Cmte Chair Blunt on security for inauguration: I feel good about where we are on security but 4 years ago when I chaired this...somebody asked me what was your best moment of the inauguration… I said when everybody got back inside.


Trump: The Senate will start the process for a vote that increases checks to $2,000, repeals Section 230, and starts an investigation into voter fraud.

1) The President did not outright say he will veto the coronavirus/government spending bill. But he very well could prevent it from being law, via a pocket veto.

1) DNI info to Graham: In late July 2016, U.S. intelligence agencies obtained insight into Russian intelligence analysis alleging that U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had approved a campaign plan to stir up a scandal against U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump..

Fox confirms WH directs Army Corps of Engineers to see if it can divert money to border wall from disaster funding bill to cover wildfires in California, hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico

Letter from DoJ to Hse Judiciary Cmte Chairman Nadler. Says DoJ won’t provide witnesses to testify. Says Democratic members “use their allotted time to air grievances.” Says Dems “squandered its opportunity to conduct a meaningful oversight hearing with the Attorney General”

WH: The Speaker threatened to impeach the President—again—for simply fulfilling his constitutional obligation. Numerous Democrats are threatening to pack the court and say things like ‘nothing is off the table.’ These are bizarre and dangerous power grabs