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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to delay the start of the impeachment trial of former President Trump until February, multiple sources familiar with the plan tell CBS News. McConnell confirmed his proposal in a statement late Thursday.  This would give impeachment managers and Mr. Trump’s defense at least …

President Biden began his term in office with a message of unity, expressing a desire to move past the rancorous division in the United States and bring people together, while Congress remains set to carry out an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump. During her first press briefing after Biden’s inauguration, White House press secretary …

When I scanned the names of the people who received clemency grants from President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning, one stood out as if it were written in bright red type. Not Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist. Not Lil Wayne, the famous rapper. This person has no connection to Trump and has never recorded …

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other allies of him and his family. The last-minute clemency, announced after midnight …

Former GOP Chairman Robin Hayes (L), Sen. Thom Tillis (R) Former North Carolina Congressman, state Representative, gubernatorial candidate and state Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes is among the scores of individuals granted presidential pardons by President Trump as one of his last acts. …

More than 25,000 National Guard troops are now in place to ensure that the nation’s transfer of power can take place peacefully. Trump will become the first president in more than 150 years to refuse to attend his successor’s swearing-in ceremony. Instead, he and first lady Melania Trump intend to fly to Florida before Biden …

Carter’s pardon was hardly surprising after the Grammy-winning artist inexplicably endorsed Trump for reelection last October and posed for a picture, which he was heavily criticized for on social media. “Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump @potus besides what he’s done so far with criminal reform, the platinum plan is going to give the community …

One of Victoria’s three new coronavirus cases in hotel quarantine is linked to the Australian Open, Police Minister Lisa Neville has confirmed. The positive case is not a player. Ms Neville also said she became aware of three more positive cases linked to the tennis tournament this morning. “One of those is a player who …

Typically, the football would be handed off to another military aide standing on or nearby the inauguration viewing stand as Biden takes his oath of office. But on Wednesday, that exchange will happen a bit differently as Trump is currently expected to depart Washington, DC, for Florida before Biden’s inauguration ceremony. The nuclear football will …

The White House held a meeting on Sunday to finalize the list of pardons, two sources said. Trump, who had been rolling out pardons and commutations at a steady clip ahead of Christmas, had put a pause on them in the days leading up to and directly after the January 6 riots at the US …