26 February 2021
Senators in a letter to Biden: Erdogan wages a purge campaign against independent judges
54 members of the US Senate accuse Erdogan of marginalizing the opposition and silencing the media
2 week ago
6 Senate Republicans voted with 50 Democrats to proceed with the impeachment trial against former President Trump: ; Sen. Cassidy ; Sen. Collins ; Sen. Murkowski ; Sen. Romney ; Sen. Sasse ; Sen. Toomey
The US Senate votes 56-44 to proceed with the impeachment trial
Trump's defense lawyer decided to discredit the impeachment process by playing a super-cut of tens of Democrats and regular Americans saying "Trump should be impeached", set against the soundtrack of solemn music
4300 blk Jay St NE-DC in Deanwood. One woman and two men have been injured. One of the males is the suspect. Injuries so far sound serious but hopefully not life-threatening
Trump defense attorney: "The American people are smart enough to pick a new Administration... and they just did"
400 Bl. of Jay St. N.E. DCFD is responding for reports of a confirmed stabbing. Initial reports also are coming in an individual was stabbed in the Head and Neck area. A Second patient has been found with a stab wound to the abdomen
"Senators this cannot be our future. This cannot be the future of America. We cannot have presidents inciting and mobilizing mob violence against our government," an incredibly emotional @RepRaskin closes the House managers impeachment argument
Every day in DC, about 18 vehicles are stolen. These stolen vans, cars, motorcycles & trucks cost victims time AND money. Stolen vehicles are often used to commit other crimes. Learn more about how to protect against auto theft:
Spokesperson for the US State Department: We are using multiple means to monitor Iran's missile program and prevent it from developing it
Asked for comment after WHO said its "extremely unlikely" coronavirus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, State Department spokesman points out Jan. 15th 'Fact Sheet' issued before Pompeo left office says "the virus's origin remains uncertain"
The White House: President Biden will not monitor Trump's trial and will not make his opinion on legal grounds
State Department: 'The jury's still out' on China's transparency when it comes to coronavirus investigation: spokesman
Prosecutor Team Leader: Trump's trial aims to protect us from presidents who are trying to replace people's power and sovereignty with a mob law
2 week ago
"Increasing minimum wage is a way to ensure workers are pulled out of poverty," says @PressSec
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Jan. 6 actions by Trump were a "threat to our democracy," says @PressSec when again asked about @JoeBiden stance on the impeachment
No family member will have an office in the @WhiteHouse or be involved in any policy making, replies @PressSec when asked about @POTUS son-in-law Howard Krein, who unofficially advised candidate @JoeBiden during the Election2020 campaign on potential coronavirus response plans
2 week ago
On TrumpImpeachmentTrial getting underway today, @PressSec says @POTUS won't opine on it nor will he be watching it
2 week ago
"I would expect this would be the first of many engagements" with US business leaders that @POTUS is holding today, says @PressSec. "I would look at it as a conversation with leaders
2 week ago
"The visit has special resonance, coming during Black History Month," says @PressSec of Wednesday's planned visit by @POTUS to the @DeptofDefense
DC firefighters responded to 500 calls on Monday, February 8th. There were 146 critical and 256 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 98 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
Washington informs WHO that it will switch from an observer to a participant in the fight against Coronavirus
Box Alarm Calvert St & Cliffborne Pl. NW. Smoke condition result of electrical issue 2nd floor. Incident under control. DC firefighters downscaling the scene
Box Alarm Calvert St @ Cliffborne Pl. NW. Units on scene requested the Box Alarm for smoke on 2nd floor of 3 story commercial building. Working to locate the source
Georgia Secretary of State opens investigation into Trump's efforts to overturn election
Statement from @LeaderMcConnell on the next phase of the #TrumpImpeachmentTrial
U.S. state department spokesman says U.S. is concerned about the army's announcement restricting public gatherings in Myanmar
If Iran is willing to return to full compliance with the JCPOA "we will re-enter that deal as well," notes @StateDeptSPOX
US denounces Myanmar protest bans, says 'stands with the people'
President Biden to visit Pentagon Wednesday for first time as commander-in-chief: spokesman
In their brief, the House managers of the Democratic-led #TrumpImpeachmentTrial say the former president's incitement of insurrection is "the most grievous constitutional crime ever committed by a president
2 week ago
SuperBowl champions @Buccaneers will be invited to the @WhiteHouse, confirms @PressSec
2 week ago
"The ball is in Iran's court to come back in full compliance with the JCPOA," says @PressSec
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Also, this week @POTUS to visit @NIH and @DeptofDefense, says @PressSec, so he won't be spending much time watching TrumpImpeachmentTrial
Former President Trump's lawyers call his impeachment trial unconstitutional "political theater" and urge the Senate to dismiss the case
U.S. Senate to debate, vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial on Tuesday
Asked if former President Trump should lose his "political rights," @POTUS replies: "He got an offer to come and testify, he decided not to. Let the Senate work that out
Blinken says that US to re-engage with UN human rights forum
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