The vast majority of Americans say they oppose the actions of the Capitol rioters, and smaller majorities say President Trump bears responsibility and should be removed from office and disqualified from serving again, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.
President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal includes more than $1 trillion in direct relief to families and $350 billion in emergency funds for state, local and tribal governments. He is aiming to get GOP support, although the price tag is likely to be too high for many Republicans to accept.
Harrison, 44, a former chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party, raised more than $130 million in his effort to defeat Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R) last year, making himself a well-known name among Democrats nationwide.
It may take historians years to grasp the full implications of the social media hurricane that President Trump conjured. But it took just a single week to hear what happened when that storm headed out to sea.
Two demonstrations, at the most prominent symbols of democracy in the nation’s capital, highlight the divisions President Trump has stoked and the disparate treatment of Black and White people by law enforcement.
New unemployment claims filed last week jumped by 181,000 from the week before to 965,000, the largest increase since the beginning of the pandemic, in another sign the coronavirus continues to hamper the economic recovery.