Tag Archives: Capitol Hill

Trump Claims ‘great unity’ After Talks With Congressional GOP

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Ariana Figueroa, Nebraska Examiner In his first visit to Capitol Hill since leaving office in January 2021, former President Donald J. Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, mapped campaign strategy with GOP lawmakers and projected party unity ahead of the November elections. Trump said the meetings brought “great unity.” Surrounded by Republican …

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Bipartisan Deal Reached On $2.1 Billion Capitol Security Bill

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Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Tuesday announced a $2.1 billion bipartisan agreement that would bolster Capitol Hill security and fund the relocation of Afghans who helped the U.S. government during the war, according to top lawmakers in that chamber. The bipartisan pact …

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George Floyd’s Family Meets With President Biden

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The family of George Floyd was in Washington D.C. to meet with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Karen Bass, and other top congressional leaders. It is the first anniversary of Floyd’s death. “I stand here to renew the commitment that we will get this bill on President …

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Active-Duty Marine Officer Charged In Capitol Riot

An active-duty Marine, Major Christopher Warnagiris, has been charged with assaulting police officers at the Jan 6 Capitol riots. Warnagiris, who is stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, was arrested this week in Virginia and charged with crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, which disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress in …

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Department of Justice Official Says There Is ‘No Direct Evidence’ That Capitol Hill Rioters Wanted To ‘Capture And Assassinate’

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A U.S. Department of Justice official is backtracking on his claims that Capitol Hill rioters wanted to “capture and assassinate elected officials.” “There is no direct evidence at this point of kill-capture teams and assassination,” Michael Sherwin, Washington’s acting U.S Attorney, said. Federal prosecutors in Arizona filed a motion to …

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President Trump Vetoes Defense Bill

President Donald Trump vetoed the $741 billion defense bill, sending Congress into overtime to override his veto. “My administration has taken strong actions to help keep our Nation safe and support our service members,” President Trump wrote in a message. “I will not approve this bill, which would put the …

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