Tag Archives: US House

Twitter Suspends QAnon Freak Over Election Fraud Lies

The Washington Examiner reports: Newly-elected Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, an ardent supporter of President Trump’s bid to expose voter and ballot fraud, has been punished by Twitter for blaming the defeat of two Georgia senators on state leaders for failing to “fix our elections.” Greene has been cheering on Trump’s claims that the election was rigged to make …

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GOP Rep: “Trump Put All Our Lives At Risk” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Newly-seated Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) said Sunday that President Trump “put all of our lives at risk” with his rhetoric before the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Mace made the comment while discussing a bipartisan effort to censure Trump, which she said Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had overruled in favor of impeaching Trump a second …

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Spox For QAnon/GOP Rep Quits After Just Two Weeks

Axios reports: The communications director for Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, a firebrand Republican freshman who boasts about carrying a gun to work, has quit after less than two weeks on the job. Ben Goldey’s resignation cited last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, which came amid efforts by Boebert and other Republican lawmakers to block certification of President-elect Joe …

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Cawthorn: “I Was Armed” During Capitol Riots

From an interview with Smokey Mountain News: We were starting to be evacuated and the evacuation route is down stairs. Working with Capitol police, we figured out a way how we could make that more inclusive of the members who have disability problems. I’ve got to hand it to fellow North Carolina congressmen Ted Budd and Richard Hudson. They really …

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Widow Of Rep-Elect Who Died Of COVID To Seek Seat

USA Today reports: Julia Letlow, the widow of U.S. Rep.-elect Luke Letlow, will run for the 5th Congressional District seat her husband was unable to fill because of his COVID-19 death Dec. 29. “Everything in my life and in my marriage has prepared me for this moment,” she said in a statement. “My motivation is the passion Luke and I …

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Pelosi: $5-10K Fines For Evading House Metal Detectors

From House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: Speaker Nancy Pelosi today announced that, when returning to session on January 21, the House will vote on a rule change mandating fines for Members who refuse to follow new screening protocols for House Chamber: “On behalf of the House, I express my deepest gratitude to the U.S. Capitol Police for the valor that they …

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QAnon/GOP Rep Claims She’ll Seek To Impeach Biden

ABC News reports: A newly elected Republican member of Congress says she’ll file articles of impeachment against President-elect Joe Biden on Jan. 21, one day after his inauguration. U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) told Newsmax on Wednesday that she plans to introduce a measure to impeach Biden on his first full day in office next week. “I would like …

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Nancy Pelosi Has An Outfit Just For Impeachments

People Magazine reports: Without even saying a word, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke volumes today as she arrived to Wednesday’s House impeachment vote wearing the same outfit she wore at President Donald Trump’s first impeachment. Pelosi’s office confirmed to PEOPLE that the outfit worn by Pelosi on Wednesday is the same one worn on Dec. 18, 2019, when she presided …

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LIVE VIDEO: Final Impeachment Roll Call Voting

The final roll call voting has begun: The debate has ended, and the House is voting now on an impeachment resolution that would make Trump the first President in United States history to be impeached for a second time for his role in last week’s Capitol attack. Voting is expected to take between 60 to 90 minutes to complete. The …

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LIVE VIDEO: Debate Begins On Article Of Impeachment

The New York Times reports: Returning to a heavily fortified Capitol, protected by thousands of National Guard troops, lawmakers began what was expected to be a daylong debate on an article of impeachment that accuses the president of “inciting an insurrection” that led to the rampage by his supporters. The final vote after the debate is expected to pass, with …

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Jordan Plots Ousting Cheney From GOP Leadership

CNN reports: Rep. Jim Jordan, a staunch Trump ally on Capitol Hill, told reporters he thinks Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney should be ousted from her leadership position after she said she’d support impeaching the President. “I think she’s totally wrong,” he said. “I think there should be a conference and have a second vote on that,” he added. Some …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Votes On Article Of Impeachment

NPR reports: The House will convene at 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday. After some housekeeping, lawmakers will begin debating the rule that establishes that there will be two hours of debate the impeachment resolution. After the House debates that rule, they vote on it — and possibly another procedural vote. Those are expected to pass mostly along party lines. Debate …

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GOP Reps Protest New Metal Detectors In US House

NBC News reports: Several Republican members of Congress on Tuesday complained about — or outright bypassed — the metal detectors to enter the House floor, which were ordered put in place by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after last week’s deadly riot at the Capitol. Ahead of a House vote Tuesday evening calling for Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the …

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GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: I Will Vote To Impeach Trump

The Associated Press reports: Republican Rep. Liz Cheney says she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump. The Wyoming congresswoman, the No. 3 Republican in the House, said in a statement late Tuesday that Trump “summoned” the mob that attacked the Capitol last week, “assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack.” She says, “Everything that followed was …

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Third Dem Rep COVID+ After Sheltering With GOP Reps

Via press release from Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider: Last Wednesday, after narrowly escaping a violent mob incited by the President of the United States to attack the Capitol and its occupants, I was forced to spend several hours in a secure but confined location with dozens of other Members of Congress. Several Republican lawmakers in the room adamantly refused to …

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Cawthorne Told Cultists: “Lightly Threaten” Lawmakers

The New York Times reports: For weeks before the rally, mimicking Mr. Trump’s tone, Republican operatives and lawmakers had used inflammatory language to describe the president’s effort to overturn Mr. Biden’s victory. At a Turning Point USA event in December, Representative Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina encouraged attendees to “call your congressman and feel free — you can lightly threaten …

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McCarthy To GOP Reps: Stop Claiming It Was Antifa

The Hill reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told members of his GOP conference on a call Monday that the riot at the Capitol was not caused by antifa, urging lawmakers not to further spread misinformation about the pro-Trump mob that stormed the House and Senate last week. “McCarthy told all members on the call that he has been …

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Freshman GOP Rep: Another Rep Told Me He Voted To Overturn Result Because He Feared For Family’s Safety

Freshman GOP Rep. Peter Meijer writes: Before the assault, Trump had addressed the crowd and urged his loyalists to march on the Capitol, “to try and give our Republicans, the weak ones … give them the pride and boldness they need to take back our country.” They took something alright. Hours later, after the Capitol was cleared of insurrectionists, with …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Introduces Article Of Impeachment

CNBC reports: The House will move closer Monday to impeaching President Donald Trump an unprecedented second time, this time for inciting his supporters who invaded the U.S. Capitol during Congress’ electoral vote count last week. Democrats plan to introduce an article of impeachment Monday that charges Trump with high crimes and misdemeanors for whipping up an insurrection and disrupting the …

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House Vote On Impeachment Likely To Be Wednesday

Reuters reports: The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Rules Committee said he expected the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump to get to the House floor for a vote on Wednesday and predicted it will pass. “It is important that we act, and it is important that we act in a very serious and deliberative manner,” Representative …

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