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Trump issues 143 midnight pardons and rescinds ethics rules

Plus, uncertainty reigns in the Senate as Mitch McConnell says President Trump provoked the mob, and a dozen members of the National Guard are removed from inaugural duty.
  • Jan 20, 2021
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The Daily 202: Trump’s iron grip on our attention will soon weaken

This is James Hohmann’s final edition of the newsletter.
  • Jan 19, 2021

Historians may struggle to understand what the Trump era said about American democracy

Plus, QAnon adherents discuss posing as National Guard troops to infiltrate the inauguration, and Senate committees will hold hearings today for Joe Biden’s national security nominees.
  • Jan 19, 2021
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The Daily 202: Joe Biden prepares an inaugural address that calls for unity amid low expectations and high tensions

The president-elect lays out an agenda to address what he sees as the four biggest crises during his first 10 days.
  • Jan 18, 2021

FBI screens U.S. troops for insider threats and pursues military veterans in extremist groups

Plus, President Trump plans to offer clemency to more than 100 people, and Global pressure mounts for release of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
  • Jan 18, 2021
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The Daily 202: Biden throws Obama-era caution to the wind with a big ask for coronavirus stimulus

Defending deficit spending, the president-elect says his $1.9 trillion proposal is a down payment.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Biden proposes $1.9 trillion in covid relief, as Trump team refuses to consult on vaccine rollout

Plus, Dozens of people on the FBI’s terrorist watch list came to D.C. on the day of the insurrection, and the Secret Service is spending $144,000 so agents protecting Ivanka Trump's house can go to the bathroom.
  • Jan 15, 2021
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The Daily 202: Few House Republicans defended Trump’s conduct as they opposed his second impeachment

The vibe was different from December 2019 on both sides of the aisle.
  • Jan 14, 2021

After the House impeaches Trump a second time, questions linger about what happens next

Plus, President Trump grows increasingly isolated, sullen and vengeful in his final days, and President-elect Biden reluctantly cancels his plans to arrive in Washington by train because of growing security concerns.
  • Jan 14, 2021
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