Kelly O'Donnell

Kelly O'Donnell


@NBCNews Capitol Hill Correspondent. Politics, Campaigns & Congress for @todayshow, @nbcnightlynews and @msnbc. Proud alum @NorthwesternU Instagram @TheKellyO

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@PressSecPsaki  says the president’s previously stated position has not changed and therefore he still opposes ending the filibuster which protects interests of a Senate minority.

And a return to more tradition! The senior wire writer in the room, today it was @AP  @ZekeJMiller  called the briefing with a polite “thank you” which ends the briefing and not the press secretary choosing a mic drop moment.

The FBI director has a ten year term intentionally to reduce political pressure on the role. @PressSecPsaki  said she did not know the new president’s level of confidence in Chris Wray. Worth watching.

WH releases description of President Biden’s schedule on his first full day in office.

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“There will be prosecutions if they (Members of Congress) aided and abetted” @SpeakerPelosi  at her news conference.

Biden White House announces new efforts to address domestic violent extremism.

@FLOTUS  Jill Biden visited Capitol Hill this afternoon in an unannounced stop to deliver treats to National Guard troops.

Same historic place. New resident. Another chilly and early start. Here we go.

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Dr. Fauci to @NBCNews  on Trump campaign using him in a campaign ad: "They did this without my permission and my comments were taken out of context. In my 5 decades of public service, I have never publicly endorsed nor do I now endorse any political candidates.“

And now 17, that’s SEVENTEEN, individuals linked to WH and campaign who have tested positive for covid-19.

NEW: Cindy McCain will appear with @JoeBiden  and @KamalaHarris  while they campaign in Arizona today. Long time Republican Mrs McCain has crossed party lines to endorse Biden Harris and now adds this additional event.

Senators who voted no on the coronavirus relief package are all Republicans: Marsha Blackburn James Inhoffe Ron Johnson James Lankford Mike Lee Rand Paul Ben Sasse Tim Scott of SC

The president is at his Virginia golf property today. Our @NBCNews  crew captured these images from an extreme distance.

Trump in Georgia on risk of losing: "I'm gonna say, I lost to the worst candidate in the history of politics I'm not gonna feel so good. Maybe I'll have to leave the country. I don't know."

BREAKING: @SpeakerPelosi  to decline steps to permit a State of the Union Jan 29

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“You don’t make the timeline. The virus makes the timeline.” — Dr. Anthony Fauci

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