Republican lawmakers Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar are involved in the caucus, said Representative Louie Gohmert, who is considering joining. The platform aims to promote the policies of ex-President Donald Trump.
The bill, that has now been sent to the Senate, is on track to be the second largest US stimulus ever, after the $2 trillion package Donald Trump signed last March to fight the pandemic's devastating spread.
A conviction in the 100-member Senate – which is evenly split between Democrats and Republicans – would require a two-thirds majority and appears highly unlikely.
Defence lawyers argued in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the former president bore no responsibility for the deadly attack on the US Capitol while accusing Democrats of “hatred” and “hypocrisy.”
During arguments, impeachment managers showed a flurry of excerpts from former president Trump's speeches in which he told supporters the only way he could lose is if the election results were rigged.
Biden's proposal includes $160 billion for vaccines and testing, $170 billion for schools and universities, and funds to give certain Americans a $1,400 per-person stimulus check, among other provisions.
Retired general Lloyd Austin is the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American to become secretary of defence.
The US is mired in a period of fitna — a term used in the Islamic tradition to describe eras of socio-political tumult. It began before Trump took office. And it will outlive him.
The House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, with 10 members of the Republican Party joining 222 Democrats.
Vice President Pence has raised to objections to invoking the 25th Amendment, a move that involves Pence and a majority of Trump's Cabinet declaring that Trump is unable to perform his duties.
Tracking website Down For Everyone Or Just Me showed Parler offline from just after midnight, suggesting its owners had not been able to find a new hosting partner.
Democratic members of the House of Representatives are introducing articles of impeachment on Monday, which had drawn 190 co-sponsors so far. However, they need at least 17 Republican votes to impeach Donald Trump.
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