In Monday’s brief session, House Republicans blocked a measure calling on Vice President Mike Pence and Trump’s Cabinet to remove him under the 25th Amendment.
On Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership team will seek a vote on a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet officials to invoke the 25th Amendment, with a full House vote expected on Tuesday.
Articles of impeachment are expected to be introduced on Monday, with a House vote as soon as Wednesday, according to two people familiar with the planning and granted anonymity to discuss it.
Mike Pence’s decision to publicly defy Trump was a first for the notoriously deferential vice president and former Indiana governor, who has been unflinchingly loyal to Trump since joining the GOP ticket in 2016.
The list of top priorities for Indiana House Republicans this year includes establishing or beefing up several one-time grant programs aimed at improving public health, expanding rural broadband and supporting small businesses and the hospitality industry.
A removal would temporarily elevate Vice President Mike Pence to president until Joe Biden is sworn in on Jan. 20.
Vice President Mike Pence, presiding over the joint session, announced the tally, 306-232. President Trump said in a statement immediately after the vote that there will be a smooth transition of power on Inauguration Day.
In an unprecedented step, Facebook and Twitter suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms Wednesday following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters.
A handful of Senate Republicans who had vowed to protest President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral college win abruptly reversed their objections Wednesday night after a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters violently stormed the Capitol.
Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock defeated Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. The sweep in Georgia creates a 50-50 tie in the Senate that can be broken by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Democrats locked up one victory in the Georgia Senate runoff elections and held an edge in the other as votes were still being counted early Wednesday morning. A sweep would result in a 50-50 tie in the Senate that could be broken by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Vice President Mike Pence, in a letter to lawmakers Wednesday, rejected President Donald Trump’s view that he could unilaterally reject electoral college votes from states won by President-elect Joe Biden when he presides over a joint session of Congress.
Republican Indiana Sen. Todd Young said Wednesday he would “uphold my constitutional duty and certify the will of the states as presented.”
Senate Bill 168, authored by Republican Sen. Jack Sandlin, would create a five-member board that would oversee and govern the police department.
More than a dozen Republican senators led by Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas, along with as many as 100 House Republicans, are pressing ahead to raise objections to the state results of Biden’s win.
Vice President Mike Pence finds himself in the most precarious position of his tenure as he prepares to preside over Wednesday’s congressional tally of Electoral College votes.
During the first day of the 2021 session, House Speaker Todd Huston announced that the chamber will only convene on Thursdays, for now, to limit how often all 100 members have to be in the same room together.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted lawmakers to make a handful of adjustments, such as moving the Indiana House of Representatives to the Government Center South building and installing plexiglass barriers in the Indiana Senate.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., accused Pelosi of leading “the least productive Congress in nearly 50 years,” and said there was a clear message in last November’s elections, when Republicans gained seats by defeating a dozen Democratic incumbents.