With Joe Biden focusing on a smooth transition and only 12 days to go in President Trump's term, officials on both sides are trying their best for a second impeachment or for VP Mike Pence to take over as president.
The Capitol Police force did not request advance help to secure the building from other federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, according to one senior official.
US Senator Ted Cruz says he will spearhead a drive by nearly a dozen Republican senators to challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s victory when Electoral College results are tallied in Congress on January 6.
Senator Josh Hawley vows to challenge Democrat President-elect Joe Biden's win when Congress convenes to officially tally the electoral votes.
Presidential electors plan to cast their ballots in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results will be tallied in Washington on January 6 in a joint session of Congress.
US Vice President Mike Pence plans to mobilise Canton and Gainesville, Republican strongholds where Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler will need a strong turnout in the January 5 run-off election.
Two Senate seats in the state are now held by Republican incumbents. They were forced into the January runoff contests after no candidate reached the 50 percent threshold needed to win outright in multi-candidate races.
Barack Obama and Joe Biden held drive-in rallies in Flint and Detroit, predominantly Black cities where strong turnout will be essential to swing the longtime Democratic state to Biden's column.
The Senate voted 51-48, largely along party lines, on Sunday afternoon to limit debate on the nomination, teeing up the final vote that is expected to take place on Monday evening.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump experiencing "mild symptoms," while Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden tests negative for coronavirus.
The legislation imposes sanctions on Chinese officials engaged in a crackdown on Hong Kong. It also penalises banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's new national security law on the semi-autonomous city.
With thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for the booming business of commercial space travel.
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