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Biden’s carbon-neutral order praised for ‘aligning government power with climate goals’ – as it happened

Biden signs order to make federal government carbon-neutral by 2050Capitol attack committee: ‘no choice’ but to advance contempt proceedings for Mark MeadowsBiden warns of ‘economic consequences’ if Putin invades UkraineSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailJoe Biden took a few questions from reporters this morning, as he left the White House to start his trip to Kansas City, Missouri.Asked about his summit yesterday with Vladimir Putin, Biden said, “I was very straightforw...
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Capitol attack panel says ‘no choice’ but to advance contempt charges for Mark Meadows

News comes one day after Trump’s former chief of staff indicated he would no longer cooperate with investigatorsThe leaders of the House committee investigating the 6 January Capitol attack have said they have “no choice” but to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after his lawyer said Tuesday that his client will cease cooperating with the panel.The Democratic chair of the committee, Mississippi congressman Bennie Thompson, released a letter to Meadows’s ...
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Biden’s carbon-neutral order praised for ‘aligning government power with climate goals’ – live

Biden signs order to make federal government carbon-neutral by 2050Capitol attack committee: ‘no choice’ but to advance contempt proceedings for Mark MeadowsBiden warns of ‘economic consequences’ if Putin invades UkraineSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailJoe Biden took a few questions from reporters this morning, as he left the White House to start his trip to Kansas City, Missouri.Asked about his summit yesterday with Vladimir Putin, Biden said, “I was very straightforw...
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A congressman from Texas defended crypto exchanges as the 'Babe Ruth' of financial services and said regulation would undo progress in the industry

The US Capitol.Stock photo via Getty Images Texas Republican Rep. Roger Williams compared crypto industry leaders to Babe Ruth. He said crypto experts like FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried were paving a new path in the financial sector. Bitfury Group's Brian Brooks said the "way to win" at crypto is to safely bring people into the sector. Leaders in the crypto industry are like baseball hall-of-famer Babe Ruth, according to Texas representative Roger Williams.During a House Financial Services ...
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Mark Meadows texted a member of Congress 'I love it' about a plan to submit 'alternate' slates of Trump electors, Jan. 6 committee says

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows arrives to hear President Donald Trump speak on election night in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington.AP Photo/Evan Vucci Mark Meadows sent texts and emails about sending "alternate" slates of electors to Congress in November 2020. The House Committee investigating January 6 has obtained several of Meadows' emails and texts. "Mr. Meadows apparently said 'I love it'" about the plan in an exchange with a me...
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Capitol attack committee: ‘no choice’ but to advance contempt proceedings for Meadows – live

Former White House chief of staff had indicated he would no longer cooperate with investigatorsBill includes pay raise for troops and overhaul of military justice systemUS supreme court to hear case that could have dire consequences for death row inmatesRussia expects urgent Ukraine talks with US after Biden-Putin summitSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailThe House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has indicated it will advance a measure to hold form...
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United States: Build Back Better Act, Passed In House, Includes Immigration Provisions; Senate's Next - Klasko

The House of Representatives passed the $1.75 trillion "Build Back Better Act" budget reconciliation bill, 220-213, on November 19, 2021.
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House passes bill authorizing $770 billion in Pentagon funding and setting Defense policy

The National Defense Authorization Act, the annual must-pass legislation that sets the policy agenda and authorizes almost $770 billion in funding for the Department of Defense, passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday night.
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House passes bill authorizing $770 billion in Pentagon funding

The National Defense Authorization Act, the annual must-pass piece of legislation that sets the policy agenda and authorizes almost $770 billion in funding for the Department of Defense, passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday night.
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House passes nearly $770 billion annual National Defense Authorization Act

The House Armed Services Committee at the start of the markup hearing of the National Defense Authorization Act, September 1, 2021.Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The House of Representatives passed the annual defense spending bill on Tuesday night. The massive legislation sets the agenda and the budget for the Department of Defense. The bill heads to the Senate later this week before President Joe Biden will sign it into law. The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the a...
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Devin Nunes to quit Congress and head Trump's new platform | First Thing

Republican congressman to become head of Donald Trump’s social media platform. Plus, source of California’s ‘stench of death’ foundGood morning.Devin Nunes, the California congressman and close ally of Donald Trump, has announced he will be leaving the US House of Representatives next month to join Trump’s new social media venture.Who is Devin Nunes? The 48-year-old has served as a congressman since 2003 and became known as one of Trump’s staunchest defenders in the House during his first impeac...
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Republican Devin Nunes to leave Congress and run Trump’s social media venture – as it happened

Nunes has claimed without evidence that social media companies try to censor RepublicansJustice department closes Emmett Till’s murder investigationWhite House confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter OlympicsCongress braces for another battle over the US debt ceilingFormer senator David Perdue enters Georgia gubernatorial raceSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailThe Senate majority leader, Chuck Schumer, has teed up a big couple of weeks in the chamber with a stateme...
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Republican Devin Nunes to leave Congress and run Trump’s social media venture – live

Nunes has claimed without evidence that social media companies try to censor RepublicansWhite House confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter OlympicsCongress braces for another battle over the US debt ceilingFormer senator David Perdue enters Georgia gubernatorial raceTrump pushes back against Covid revelations in Meadows’ bookSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailThe Senate majority leader, Chuck Schumer, has teed up a big couple of weeks in the chamber with a stateme...
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Republican Devin Nunes to quit Congress and head Trump’s social media platform

California congressman has claimed without evidence that social media companies seek to censor RepublicansDevin Nunes, the California congressman and close ally of Donald Trump, will be retiring from the US House of Representatives next year to join Trump’s new social media venture.The Republican congressman, who represents a rural California district, announced his retirement from the House on Monday, writing in a letter to constituents that he was leaving his position to pursue a “new opportun...
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US will stage diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics, White House confirms – live

US won’t send representatives over ‘egregious human rights abuses’Congress braces for another battle over the US debt ceilingFormer senator David Perdue enters Georgia gubernatorial raceTrump pushes back against Covid revelations in Meadows’ bookSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailThe Senate majority leader, Chuck Schumer, has teed up a big couple of weeks in the chamber with a statement about Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act, the $2tn package of domestic spending priori...
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Congress braces for another battle over US debt ceiling – live

Debate comes two months after short-term debt ceiling suspensionSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailDonald Trump is pushing back against the claim, made by former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in his new book, that the then-president tested positive for coronavirus before his first debate with Joe Biden.“The Fake News continues to push the false narrative that I had Covid prior to the first debate,” Trump said in a new statement. Meadows writes of his surprise t...
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Bob Dole, former US senator and presidential nominee, dies aged 98 – video obituary

Bob Dole, the long-time Kansas senator who was the Republican nominee for president in 1996, has died at the age of 98. Born in Russell, Kansas in 1923, Dole served in the US infantry in the second world war, suffering serious wounds in Italy and winning a medal for bravery.In 1976 he was the Republican nominee for vice-president to Gerald Ford, in an election the sitting president lost to Jimmy Carter. Two decades later, aged 73, Dole won the nomination to take on Bill Clinton, to whom he lost....
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Bob Dole, former US senator and presidential nominee, in his own words - video

Bob Dole, the long-time Kansas senator who was the Republican nominee for president in 1996, has died at the age of 98. Born in Russell, Kansas in 1923, Dole served in the US infantry in the second world war, suffering serious wounds in Italy and winning a medal for bravery.In 1976 he was the Republican nominee for vice-president to Gerald Ford, in an election the sitting president lost to Jimmy Carter. Two decades later, aged 73, Dole won the nomination to take on Bill Clinton, to whom he lost....
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Bob Dole, giant of Republican politics and presidential nominee, dies aged 98

Long-time power-broker and Kansas senator had lung cancerSecond world war veteran lost 1996 election to Bill ClintonBob Dole, the long-time Kansas senator who was the Republican nominee for president in 1996, has died. He was 98.In a statement, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, founded by Dole’s wife, said: “It is with heavy hearts we announced that Senator Robert Joseph Dole died earlier this morning in his sleep. At his death at age 98 he had served the United States of America faithfully for 79 ...
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Former US senator and GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole has died at 98

Bob Dole at The Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx Former US Sen. Bob Dole died on Sunday at the age of 98. Dole, a decorated veteran of World War II, was the GOP presidential nominee in 1996. He was first elected to Congress in 1961 — the start of a long career in politics. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Bob Dole, the former US senator and Republican presidential nominee, died on Sunday at age 98.He is survived by his wife ...
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Trump rails against Meadows for revealing Covid test cover-up – report

Guardian revealed explosive claims in chief of staff’s memoirTrump slams ‘fake news’ but in private says aide ‘fucking stupid’In a blurb on the cover of Mark Meadows’ new book, Donald Trump calls the former congressman a “great chief of staff – as good as it gets” and predicts “a great future together”. The former president has also promoted the book to his followers.Now the book is in the public domain, however, the former president reportedly thinks it is “garbage” and that Meadows was “fuckin...
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Lawmaker Pleads Guilty in Double-Dipping Reimbursements Case

A former Pennsylvania state lawmaker charged with falsifying and double-dipping on expense reimbursements from the state House of Representatives and her campaign has pleaded guilty.
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A Maine lawmaker who fought against vaccine and mask mandates resigns after his wife dies of COVID-19

Rep. Chris Johansen.Maine House GOP A Republican lawmaker from Maine who vigorously fought against COVID-19 mandates has resigned from his post. Rep. Chris Johansen stepped down from his position months after his wife died of the coronavirus.  In his resignation letter, Johansen defended his opposition to COVID-19 restrictions. A Republican lawmaker from Maine who vigorously fought against COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates resigned from his post months after his wife died after contracting t...
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Funding bill to avoid US shutdown wins enough Senate votes

House of Representatives passes continuing resolution but call to defund worker vaccine mandates could stymie it in Senate• House votes to fund government amid shutdown threats by Senate Republicans – liveA bill to fund the US government through mid-February has gained the support of enough members of the Senate to win passage and prevent a partial shutdown of federal agencies at the end of this week.The vote late on Thursday came after some Republican senators threatened to block the process in...
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U.S. House to Consider Bill to Clamp Down on Products From China's Xinjiang

By Michael Martina and Patricia ZengerleWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider a bill as soon as next week...
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House votes to fund government amid shutdown threats by Senate Republicans – live

Stopgap measure would extend funding until mid-FebruaryRepublicans threaten shutdown to undermine vaccine mandatesBiden announces nationwide coronavirus battle plan for winterSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki responded to questions on the departure of top Kamala Harris staffer Symone Sanders saying that departures from the White House after the first year is expected, downplaying reports that Sanders’ departure confirms reports of t...
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U.S. House of Representatives Approves Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to avoid a partial government shutdown by...
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Coronavirus Update 12-2-2021: Repeat after me — anti-vax legislation WILL NOT fix workforce shortages

Meet Rep. Al Cutrona, a first-term member of Ohio's House of Representatives, and a Republican who describes himself as "Pro-Constitution." He's also the primary sponsor of HB 218, a bill that would prohibit any employer or school from mandating any non-approved vaccine that uses mRNA technology, and would further require employers and schools to grant exceptions to vaccine mandates for reasons of medical contraindication, natural immunity, religious convictions, or personal conscience. Accor...
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House leaders reach deal to fund government as shutdown looms – live

Stopgap measure would extend funding until mid-FebruaryRepublicans threaten shutdown to undermine vaccine mandatesBiden to unveil new federal actions to combat coronavirusSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailIt seems like Senate Democrats will not only have to negotiate with their Republican colleagues who might try to use the impending government shutdown as a bargaining chip, but may also have to negotiate with one of their own members. Centrist Democrat Joe Manchin is “...
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Panel Probing U.S. Capitol Riot Plans 'Multiple Weeks' of Hearings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives panel investigating the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot plans to hold "multiple weeks" of...
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