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President Biden’s COVID-19 Plan: 100 Million Shots in the First 100 Days

WASHINGTON (FNN) – President Joe Biden unveiled on Thursday his administration’s plan to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, similar to the one used in response to Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In fact, President Biden announced during his conference that he instructed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “to start setting up the first federally supported community…

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Crist, Cleaver, Mace Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Award Hero Capitol Officer the Congressional Gold Medal

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL), Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO), and Nancy Mace (R-SC) announced introduction of a bipartisan bill (H.R. 305) to award United States Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal for his bravery and quick thinking during last week’s insurrection at the United States Capitol. Various media outlets witnessed as Officer Goodman…

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Murphy to Introduce Bill to Disqualify Participants in Capitol Attack or Members of QAnon from Holding Security Clearances

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, will introduce legislation to disqualify participants in the violent assault on the United States Capitol and members of the conspiracy movement QAnon from obtaining or maintaining a federal security clearance, which an individual must possess in order to hold a national security position and…

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Feds: Capitol mob aimed to ‘assassinate’ elected officials

PHOENIX (AP) — The pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” federal prosecutors said in court documents. The revelation came in a motion prosecutors filed late Thursday in the case against Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man who took part in the insurrection while sporting face paint, no shirt…

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Enduring 2nd impeachment, Trump stands largely silent, alone

WASHINGTON (AP) — His place in the history books rewritten, President Donald Trump endured his second impeachment largely alone and silent. For more than four years, Trump has dominated the national discourse like no one before him. Yet when his legacy was set in stone on Wednesday, he was stunningly left on the sidelines. Trump…

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Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out, the…

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[OPINION] Yes, American Democracy is at Risk

ORLANDO, Fla. – On January 6, 2021, the United States witnessed more history in the making. As United States representatives and senators went to work to confirm the electoral college votes for the duly elected President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, thousands of people showed up to persuade congress to overturn the election…

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