Quick Glance: GOP Blurs Jan. 6 Footage to Protect Rioters
- House Republicans are intentionally blurring faces in Jan. 6 footage to avoid DOJ charges against the individuals involved.
- Johnson emphasizes the importance of the American people forming their own conclusions rather than relying on elected officials' narratives.
- Johnson is releasing the footage to counter the Jan. 6 Committee's depiction of the riot.
- A spokesman for Johnson explains that blurring faces aims to protect private citizens from retaliation by non-governmental actors.
Quick Glance: Liz Cheney's Warning About Trump's Re-election
- Cheney warns that Trump will attempt to stay in power if elected for a second term.
- She believes the U.S. could become a dictatorship under Trump's leadership.
- Cheney emphasizes the danger of Trump trying to overturn the election again.
- She stresses that voting for Trump would be a vote against the Constitution.
Quick Glance: House to Vote on Formalizing Biden Impeachment Inquiry
- House Republican leaders plan to vote next week to formalize their impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.
- Republicans lack the votes to pass the impeachment inquiry on the floor, so they plan to vote to officially launch the investigation.
- Republicans argue that the vote is necessary to challenge the White House in court, despite no evidence of wrongdoing by the president.
- Some moderate Republicans now support the impeachment inquiry due to the White House's refusal to provide requested information.
Quick Glance: George Santos Expelled from Congress
- House vote: New York Republican George Santos expelled.
- Santos, sixth member expelled in a Congress vote.
- Over 100 Republicans voted with Democrats for Santos' expulsion.
- Santos to be replaced in special election, date not set.
McCarthy's decision to leave the U.S. House puts the GOP in a provocative position.
Kevin McCarthy Taking Revenge on Mike Johnson
Quick Glance: Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to Leave Congress
- Former Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, is leaving the House of Representatives in Washington
- McCarthy, 58, announced in a Wall Street Journal column that he will be leaving Congress after holding and then losing the role of speaker for nine months
- His departure could hamper the party's hopes of retaining the majority next year, as he played a significant role in helping Republicans take control of the House in 2022
- Although representing a safe Republican district in California, his departure will further narrow the already slim Republican majority early next year as Congress tries to avert a partial government shutdown in mid-January
Congress’s watchdog offers a test for Republicans: Using Congress’s oversight, legislative and appropriations powers to require federal agencies to heed GAO’s ...
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Quick Glance: Rep. Santos Expects Congress Expulsion
- Rep. George Santos anticipates expulsion from Congress following a House Ethics Committee report.
- Santos defiantly stated he won't resign, but acknowledged his time as a member may soon end.
- House Ethics Committee Chair Michael Guest introduced a resolution to expel Santos after Thanksgiving break.
- Many colleagues who previously opposed expulsion now support it, citing the committee's investigation into alleged misconduct by Santos.
The Biden administration is sending an urgent warning to the leaders of the ...
Warning from the White House
Quick Glance: White House Warning: Ukraine's Funding Running Out
- Biden administration issues urgent warning to congressional leaders about Ukraine's potential funding shortfall in the new year.
- Longstanding dispute between Republicans and Democrats over additional aid for Ukraine comes to a head.
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