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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The 2020 Senate calendar has been released, and January is missing due to uncertainty with what they’ll be doing (impeachment trial/how long that would take if it comes over):

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Speaker Pelosi: “The president leaves us no choice but to act...”

Sen MCCONNELL on Kelly Loeffler for #GASEN : "It sounds to me like the Governor of Georgia made a terrific appointment. She will be an incumbent republican Senator, we will all be behind her."

WARNER on claims Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election: "The idea that any other country had that kind of effort is just plain false."

WARNER: "Our cmte was unanimous in the view that Russia in a major way interfered in our elections in 2016, weaponizing info, trying to hack into a variety of states, & using social media in unprecedented ways. There was no other country that had any kind of activities like that"

He can fit a lot of words into 10 SECONDS.

This is a BIG deal: Congress nearing deal on paid parental leave for government employees (via @LACaldwellDC )

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TRUMP on Oct 3rd: "I spoke to (McConnell)...he said, 'That was the most innocent phone call that I've read.'" MCCONNELL today: "I don't recall any conversations with the President about that phone call."

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):

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:

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House Democratic women dressed in white for the #SOTU  walk up the spiral staircase in the HVC —>

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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.”

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Here's a vine of @berniesanders  running to the side of the man who fainted at his presser:

Leaving the hearing room after questioning AG William Barr: Q: Should he resign? @SenKamalaHarris  : “Yes.” *walks away*

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