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McConnell says GOP will back Murkowski's reelection despite Trump's threat

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell committed on Monday that Senate Republicans will support GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski's reelection bid in 2022 despite former President Donald Trump advocating that the GOP "get rid of" the 17 Republicans in Congress who voted against him during his second impeachment.

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House Republicans callously turn their backs on Americans in need

There might be a "civil war" brewing in the GOP over the role Donald Trump should play in the party, but when it comes to helping Americans financially struggling to survive, the GOP is united in saying, "No." That was the clear message sent early Saturday morning when not a single House Republican voted for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package. The bill was approved by the House's Democratic majority and, if enacted by the Senate, would provide most Americans with up to $1,400 in direct stimulus payments along with other help like funding for vaccine distribution and the re-opening of schools.

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US Soccer scraps anthem-kneeling policy

United States Soccer on Saturday voted to end a ban on players kneeling during the national anthem, something they have done to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

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Opinion: McConnell may get the last laugh

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell finds himself in an unenviable position. On the one hand, Democrats have called him a hypocrite for voting to acquit former President Donald Trump in the recent impeachment proceedings before the US Senate, even as McConnell argued (as did, presumably, the seven Republicans that voted to convict) that Trump bore "moral responsibility" for the January 6 attacks on the US Capitol. On the other, Trump viciously attacked McConnell in a Tuesday press release, calling him a "dour, sullen, unsmiling political hack."

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South Carolina Republican Tom Rice faces impeachment backlash

At first, his colleagues thought he made a mistake. Rep. Tom Rice, a South Carolina Republican, voted to impeach former President Donald Trump on January 13, a week after objecting to his defeat, the only member of Congress to do so.

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Tapper: Indecent behavior is indecent regardless of party

CNN's Jake Tapper calls out leaders in both political parties for choosing opportunity over morality - as Republicans voted to acquit former President Trump, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo defends his handling of the pandemic.

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'This is not over': What GOP sources are telling CNN's Jamie Gangel

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed former President Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol riot but voted to acquit him anyway. CNN's Jamie Gangel reports several Republican sources in favor of conviction say "this is not over with the impeachment," citing other investigations against former President Donald Trump.

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Hear Schumer's full remarks after Trump's acquittal in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer delivers remarks after senators voted to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. Seven Republican senators joined 50 Democrats to vote to convict Trump for inciting the Capitol riot on January 6.

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