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Inauguration rehearsal interrupted by security alert due to nearby fire

Inauguration rehearsal interrupted by security alert due to nearby fire


January 19, 2021    Tony

Inauguration rehearsals in Washington, D.C., were interrupted and the U.S. Capitol was locked down Monday after a nearby fire caused a temporary security alert. The U.S. Secret Service said in an announcement that the Capitol complex was shut

President-elect Joe Biden volunteers, President Trump works on MLK Day of Service

President-elect Joe Biden volunteers, President Trump works on MLK Day of Service


January 19, 2021    Tony

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day volunteering as the Presidential Inauguration Committee partnered with local, state and national organizations virtually for a National Day of Service. The Bidens

Twitter suspends account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia over election fraud claims

Twitter suspends account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia over election fraud claims


January 18, 2021    Tony

Twitter temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Sunday,  Greene is the Republican U.S. Congresswoman from Georgia who has expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories online. The 46-year-old political newcomer was

Senator Lindsey Graham calls on Senate to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senator Lindsey Graham calls on Senate to dismiss Trump impeachment trial


January 18, 2021    Tony

Sen. Lindsey Graham asked Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to support a vote to dismiss the article of impeachment brought by the House against President Donald Trump on Sunday. Graham wrote that holding an impeachment trial for

President-elect Biden unveils $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan, Including $1,400 Stimulus Checks

President-elect Biden unveils $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan, Including $1,400 Stimulus Checks


January 15, 2021    Tony

President-elect Joe Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion spending package Thursday, aiming to speed distribution of the coronavirus vaccines and provide economic relief caused by the pandemic. The package proposal includes investing $20 billion in a national vaccination