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How a US presidential inauguration works

How a US presidential inauguration works

The invitations have been scaled back by the pandemic and the security has been heightened by the insurrection, but Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th president of the United States will still have plenty of pomp. The National Mall has been shut down to keep people away, so we will all be spared another comparison…MORE

Pompeo attacks multiculturalism, saying it is ‘not who America is’

Pompeo attacks multiculturalism, saying it is ‘not who America is’

With one day left in his tenure, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to his taxpayer-funded Twitter account and denounced multiculturalism, saying it is “not who America is.” “Woke-ism, multiculturalism, all the -isms — they’re not who America is. They distort our glorious founding and what this country is all about. Our enemies stoke these…MORE

‘A vote of conscience’: GOP senators signal that Trump’s fate is in their hands

‘A vote of conscience’: GOP senators signal that Trump’s fate is in their hands

A wide range of Senate Republicans are noncommittal about whether they are considering convicting Donald Trump of committing high crimes and misdemeanors at his upcoming impeachment trial, a sign that the soon-to-be former President’s political future rests squarely with his fellow Republicans who are weighing whether to hold him accountable for the deadly riot in…MORE

Trump talked out of pardoning kids and Republican lawmakers

Trump talked out of pardoning kids and Republican lawmakers

President Donald Trump received an unsettling warning on his final Saturday night in the White House. Huddled for a lengthy meeting with his legal advisers, Trump was warned the pardons he once hoped to bestow upon his family and even himself would place him in a legally perilous position, convey the appearance of guilt and…MORE

Biden administration to rescind Keystone pipeline permit on Wednesday, sources say

Biden administration to rescind Keystone pipeline permit on Wednesday, sources say

President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration plans to rescind the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, two sources familiar with the decision tell CNN, delivering a win to an array of progressive organization and rolling back one of President Donald Trump’s earliest moves. The decision was not included in a…MORE

Mitch McConnell: Capitol Hill mob was ‘provoked’ by Trump

Mitch McConnell: Capitol Hill mob was ‘provoked’ by Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the mob that attacked the Capitol was “provoked” by President Donald Trump. “The mob was fed lies,” McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, said on the Senate floor. “They were provoked by the President and other powerful people.” McConnell touted that Congress did its duty despite the violence…MORE

Tiffany Trump announces engagement on her father’s final full day in office

Tiffany Trump announces engagement on her father’s final full day in office

Tiffany Trump, the youngest daughter of President Donald Trump, announced her engagement to Michael Boulos Tuesday. Her happy news — which happened at the White House — comes on her father’s final full day in office. “It has been an honor to celebrate many milestones, historic occasions and create memories with my family here at…MORE

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