As Biden prepares to take the oath of office amid heightened political division, members of the incoming administration are expected to appearances on some of this Sunday’s talk shows, including incoming White House Communications Director Kate BedingfieldKate BedingfieldSunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US Biden to receive first dose of coronavirus vaccine on Monday Biden adviser Richmond tests positive for COVID-19 MORE on ABC’s “This Week,” and Ron KlainRon KlainBiden transition outlines executive actions for first 10 days to deal with 'compounding crises' Sunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US The Hill's Morning Report - Biden asks Congress to expand largest relief response in U.S. history MORE, Biden’s chief of staff, scheduled to appear on CNN’s “State of the Union.” … [Read more...] about Sunday shows preview: Washington prepares for an inauguration and impeachment; coronavirus surges across the US
Trump impeachment proceedings
"I believe it is constitutionally dangerous not to proceed," Booker said. "We just had a president of the United States try to undermine the peaceful transition of power, try to challenge a free and fair election, and him and his agents from the moments before from his son to his lawyer whipping up a crowd to go attack the Capitol. So I believe fundamentally the senate has an obligation to act." … [Read more...] about Sen. Cory Booker expects Trump impeachment trial ‘as quickly as possible’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will now send the article of impeachment to the Senate, though that timing is unclear. Actual removal seems unlikely before the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he will not bring the Senate back before Jan. 19. … [Read more...] about Trump impeached a second time on charge of “incitement of insurrection”
She introduced the sole article of impeachment against Trump on Monday, accusing him of inciting insurrection after repeatedly making false claims that he won the election and pressuring state elections officials to overturn their results. “In all this, President Trump gravely endangered the security of the United States and its institutions,” the article outlines. … [Read more...] about Biden Wants To Unify The Country. How Will A Trump Impeachment Affect That?
At least four Republican senators have publicly expressed concerns about Trump´s actions, but others have signaled their preference to move on. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., issued a statement saying he opposes impeachment against a president who has left office. Trump ally Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is building support for an alternative of launching a commission to investigate the siege. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris could preside over Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, says legal ex- where senators will be jurors, judges AND witnesses
Comey, who served as the seventh director of the FBI from 2013 until 9 May 2017, recently released his new book, Saving Justice: Truth, Transparency, and Trust, described as a "clarion call for a return to fairness and equity in the law," in follow up to A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, published in 2018. … [Read more...] about Trump Has ‘Menace of a Mob Boss’, But Shouldn’t be Prosecuted, Says Ex-FBI Boss Comey