Producer & Off-Air Reporter covering Congress at @NBCNews. Instagram: (frankthorpv) Also served as Chairman of the RTCA Exec. Committee.
MCCONNELL says USMCA will likely come up AFTER the impeachment trial in the Senate.
In Ltr to McConnell, Schumer says he wants the Senate impeachment trial to begin on Jan 7, and asks that they subpoena Mulvaney and Bolton as witnesses:
NEW: McConnell also says he does not see the Senate turning to impeachment before they leave for the holiday recess. Translation: The impeachment trial would start next year (as expected).
Incredible access here: @erinschaff captures the private moments of an impeachment that’s mostly played out in public:
Awesome moment: Jon Stewart embraces a crying John Feal, the 9/11 first responder who led the organization pushing for the full extension of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, just after the bill passed in the Senate 97-2:
GOP : Q: Do you think a military parade is a good idea? KENNEDY: “No.” Q: Why not? KENNEDY: "I think confidence is silent and insecurity is loud.”
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):
Here's a vine of @berniesanders running to the side of the man who fainted at his presser: