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@AriMelber : Former President Trump tried to order the U.S. government to help him overturn his losing election, and the DOJ has the evidence to prove it.

Rep. Raskin: “I probably am representative of most of my Democratic colleagues and even some of Republican colleagues in that I just can’t take the lying anymore. I don’t want to be party to propaganda and disinformation and the suppression of the truth.”

Map: See if the CDC recommends indoor mask use in the county where you live.

UPDATE: House votes 416 to 11 to approve the $2.1B emergency supplemental funding bill; the bill now goes to President Biden who is expected to sign it.

"We are witnessing the unraveling of the cover-up," Laurence Tribe says. "This is serious, and it's not going to end well for Donald Trump."

Opinion | @steve_vladeck : If Gov. Abbott is looking for someone to blame for Texas’s latest Covid surge, it might behoove him to find a mirror. - @msnbc_breaking 

"This thing is attacking the hospitals right now," Dr. Mark Laperouse, ER medical director of the largest Louisiana hospital, says of the Covid-19 surge. "We can’t support all of the little hospitals around the state and the region that we typically do.” 


White Americans aren’t afraid of the cops. White Americans are never afraid of the cops, even when they’re committing an insurrection,” @JoyAnnReid  says about the Trump supporters rioting the US Capitol.

Andrea Jenkins, vice president of Minneapolis City Council, says George Floyd and Officer Chauvin worked at restaurant near Third Precinct. "They were coworkers for a very long time."

Sen. Sanders: "Some people ask: Why would you impeach and convict a president who has only a few days left in office? The answer: Precedent. It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."

After raising employee wages to $15/hour, Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor in Pittsburgh received "well over 1,000 applications" for job openings. Co-owner Jacob Hanchar says customer service has improved and he hasn't "noticed a difference on our bottom line."

Dr. Fauci says Americans will likely need to stay home for at least several more weeks: “I cannot see that all of a sudden, next week or two weeks from now it's going to be over. I don't think there's a chance of that."

Rep. Connolly during House Oversight and Reform Cmte. hearing: "You can talk all you want about whether the poor Border [Patrol] is overwhelmed that makes no excuse for how we are treating children...Is there no limit to what you will justify in this administration?"

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: “I think what the president needs to do is, frankly, put his big boy pants on."