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Democrats may have regained the Senate, but McConnell is blocking them from taking up Biden's agenda

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Drew Angerer/Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is wielding any power he can to block Democrats' from carrying out their agenda. Democrats are pushing back on McConnell's demands now that they're in full control of Congress and the White House. The standoff has put the Senate at an impasse at the start of Biden's presidency.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Top Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is wielding an...
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House will send article of impeachment against Trump to Senate on Monday – live

Senate will hold trial after article is sentBiden team in race against time against new Covid strainBiden executive orders target minimum wage and food insecurityInsurrection and inauguration: Biden’s new political eraSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 3.26pm GMT Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell said he had hoped the House would transmit the article of impeachment next Thursday.“But that’s apparently going to be next Monday,” the Republican leader said on the ...
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Joe Biden to focus on economic recovery after publishing Covid strategy – live updates

Calls to delay Donald Trump impeachment trial as former president appoints defense lawyer BowersUnveiling strategy, Biden says Covid will ‘get worse before it gets better’188,952 new Covid cases and 3,955 deaths, hospitalizations fall slightly Trump’s second impeachment trial in hands of Republican senatorsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 9.23am GMT Yesterday Republican Mitch McConnell proposed delaying Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, and Democrat House speaker ...
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Over 1 million more people watched Biden's inauguration than Trump's

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump Alex Wong, Alex Edelman/Getty Images Early Nielsen numbers show that Biden's inauguration got better TV ratings than Trump's. Biden's ceremony had almost 40 million viewers — about 4% more than his predecessor. MSNBC and CNN quadrupled and tripled their ratings, respectively, while Fox News' fell. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden's inauguration secured over 1 million more viewers than former Presid...
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Politics live updates: McConnell wants Senate trial delayed; Democrats elect party chairman

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told fellow Senate Republicans on a call that he wanted to delay Trump's impeachment trial for several weeks .         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Politics live updates: McConnell wants Senate trial delayed; Donald Trump hires an impeachment lawyer

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told fellow Senate Republicans on a call that he wanted to delay Trump's impeachment trial for several weeks .         [Author: USA TODAY]
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McConnell Proposes Kicking Impeachment Trial To Mid-February

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proposed pushing former President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial until mid-February, dropping the decision in Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) lap on Thursday evening. [Author: Kate Riga]
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With Fresh Obstructionist Demands, McConnell Dares Dems To Blow Up The Filibuster

Before the inaugural fireworks have fully faded from our retinas, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is making clear that he intends to hold President Joe Biden’s nominees and legislative agenda hostage until Democrats agree to cede some of their power.  [Author: Kate Riga]
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Mitch McConnell proposes delaying Trump's impeachment trial

Senate Republican leader says former president needs time to prepareThe Senate Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by a week or more to give the former president time to review the case.House Democrats who voted to impeach Trump last week for inciting the 6 January Capitol attack have signaled they want a quick trial as President Joe Biden begins his term, saying a full reckoning is necessary before the country – and the Con...
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McConnell reportedly wants to ask Schumer to delay the start of Trump's impeachment trial until February

From left to right: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to delay Trump's impeachment trial until February, CBS News reported. Trump was impeached for incitement of insurrection, but Pelosi hasn't sent the article of impeachment to the Senate yet. McConnell is one of several Republicans who may vote to convict Trump and bar him from public offi...
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McConnell proposes delaying impeachment trial until February so Trump team can prepare

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing that the Senate give former President Donald Trump's legal team two weeks to prepare for the upcoming impeachment trial and delay its start until February, the Republican leader told his conference on a call Thursday, according to multiple GOP senators.
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The Republicans who could determine Trump's political fate in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The Senate is set to begin an impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump. At least half a dozen Republican senators have signaled a willingness to hold Trump accountable for the Capitol siege. All eyes are on Sens. Mitch McConnell, Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Ben Sasse. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As a Senate impeachment trial looms for former...
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GOP senators warn McConnell could face backlash if he votes to convict Trump

A faction of Senate Republicans has a warning for Minority Leader Mitch McConnell: Stick with former President Donald Trump during his impeachment trial.
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Biden enters the White House for the first time since being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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Biden enters White House for first time since being sworn in as 46th US president

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on the steps of the US Capitol after he was sworn in as the 46th US president. DAVID TULIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presid...
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After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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LIVE: After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office shortly before noon ET on Wednesday. Biden's inauguration came as Washington, DC was on lockdown after outgoing President Trump incited a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presiden...
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LIVE: Trump's most loyal congressional allies are seen arriving at Biden's inauguration

Congressional members and guests arrive for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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LIVE: Trump departs White House for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration as thousands of troops protect the nation's capital from right-wing extremists

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Biden inauguration: Donald Trump leaves White House for the last time as president – live

Biden to be sworn in amid turmoil and loss in USBiden prepares ambitious agenda even as he cleans up Trump’s messInauguration day: a guide to what to expectMilitarized US Capitol being called a ‘war zone’Trump will be first president since Nixon to miss inaugurationSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 1.30pm GMT The presidential helicopter has landed at the military air field now where Donald Trump plans a brief speech and farewell event.The famous green helicopter is...
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LIVE: Trump wishes Americans a 'good life' before boarding Air Force One for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Twitter Delights As Hannity Asks Mitch McConnell To Step Down

Some on the left relished conservative "cannibalism" after the Fox News host ripped the Senate GOP leader.
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LIVE: Trump prepares to depart White House for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration as thousands of troops protect the nation's capital from right-wing extremists

US President Donald Trump stepping off Air Force One upon arrival in Harlingen, Texas, on January 12, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump will leave office and President-elect Biden will be inaugurated on Wednesday. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump wil...
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McConnell Rips Trump For Mob ‘Fed Lies’ Leading Up To Deadly Capitol Riots

In opening remarks marking the Senate's return from recess, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday took aim at President Trump for the mob he "fed lies" to that ultimately culminated in the deadly insurrection at the Capitol earlier this month. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Mitch McConnell Wants Democrats To Commit To Keeping Legislative Filibuster

Via a spokesperson, incoming Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer declined to make any such pledge.
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Trump wishes new administration 'success' as Pence reveals he will skip president's farewell event – live

White House releases Trump farewell addressPence will attend inauguration but not Trump eventDozen national guard troops pulled from inauguration after vettingMcConnell blames Trump for provoking Capitol attackUS coronavirus deaths pass 400,000 amid grim winter forecast 10.07pm GMT In an email to Republican colleagues, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell indicated that he will fight to keep the legislative filibuster in the Senate. Under Senate rules, at least 60 votes are needed in ord...
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McConnell directly blames Trump for provoking mob and feeding lies

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the mob that attacked the Capitol was "provoked" by President Donald Trump.
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Mitch McConnell is kicking Trump on his way out the door

On the final full day of Donald Trump's presidency, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put the blame for the US Capitol riot squarely on the 45th president.
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Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riot

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blamed President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol riot. "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and is said to be upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly blamed P...
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Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his role in the deadly Capitol riots.  "The mob was fed lies," McConnell said. "They were provoked by the president and other powerful people." McConnell previously condemned the violence and was rumored to have been upset with the president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tu...
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