Frank Thorp V

Frank Thorp V


Producer & Off-Air Reporter covering Congress at @NBCNews. Instagram: (frankthorpv) Also served as Chairman of the RTCA Exec. Committee.

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Schumer list the things the Senate needs to finish the coming weeks, says "Members should be prepared for the possibility of working late nights and into the weekend."

Beastie Boys - Capitol Hill Edition feat. Alex B & Burg-Rock. Their new album, ‘Ill Reconciliation’ drops next week.

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Q: would you support overruling the parliamentarian on immigration reform. DURBIN: "I don't believe that's realistic. I think the votes needed on the floor are not there. I hope I'm wrong but I just don't think at this moment that that's a realistic approach."

MCCONNELL: “I want to repeat once again America must never default. We never have, and we never will. But whose obligation is to do that changes from time to time depending upon the government the American people elected.”

Schumer just moved to discharge Rohit Chopra's nomination to be CFPB Director from the Banking Committee, where it's stuck on a party-line vote. A vote to bring the nomination to the floor is expected this afternoon.

SCHUMER will this fulsome readout of his meeting w/ @NancyPelosi  & @preselectbidene '>@PresElectBidenE : infrastructure: “We made some good progress” “Very good meeting” “We’re working hard and we’re moving along”

Here’s the list of the 11 Dem senators who put out the statement:

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. @VP  Harris crosses through the Capitol rotunda on her way to Pres Biden’s joint address:

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ROMNEY on GOP Reps threatening to protest electoral college vote: “This is madness. We have a process, recounts are appropriate, going to the court is approp & pursuing every legal avenue is appropriate, but trying to get electors not to do what the people voted to do is madness”

BREAKING: Protesters are on the Senate floor now:

SCHUMER on invoking the 25th amendment: "Speaker Pelosi & I tried to call the VP this morning to tell him to do this, they kept us on hold for 25 mins and then said the VP wouldn't come on the phone. So we are making this call public because he should do it and do it right away."

FAUCI to Rand Paul: "Senator Paul, you do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially. You do not know what you're talking about."

Q: Why did you tear up the speech? PELOSI: “Because it was the courteous thing to do.” PELOSI: “It was the courteous thing to do considering the alternative.”

ROMNEY on Pres Trump's tweet this morning: "I saw the tweet, it was a shocking thing to say, and I won’t dignify it with any further comment."

BREAKING: A Capitol Police Officer has died after being injured by a protester in the Capitol on Jan 6 Per spox: Officer Sicknick was responding to the riots on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol and was injured while physically engaging with protesters.

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