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Kevin McCarthy said he supports Liz Cheney but has ‘concerns’

Kevin McCarthy said he supports Liz Cheney but has ‘concerns’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he supports his Republican colleague Rep. Liz Cheney following her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump in the House, but added he has “concerns” and didn’t know her thoughts ahead of her announcement on impeachment. “Look, I support her, but I also have concerns,” he told Gray TV’s…MORE

Biden administration faces mounting pressure to address SolarWinds breach

Biden administration faces mounting pressure to address SolarWinds breach

Despite announcing a thorough intelligence review of Russian misconduct, President Joe Biden’s administration faces mounting pressure to respond to one of the worst data breaches ever to hit the US government. The computer intrusion campaign that has been linked to Russia has hit multiple federal agencies and the private sector, raising concerns about the security…MORE

Biden’s push for bipartisanship faces early test

Biden’s push for bipartisanship faces early test

President Joe Biden’s pledge to restore a tradition of bipartisan deal-making in Washington is facing an early test as a divided Congress weighs his ambitious pandemic relief plan. The $1.9 trillion “rescue” package Biden rolled out last week — a big-ticket bid to revive a coronavirus-ravaged economy — is getting the cold shoulder from Republicans.…MORE

Birx: I always considered quitting Trump’s White House Covid task force

Birx: I always considered quitting Trump’s White House Covid task force

Dr. Deborah Birx “always” considered quitting then-President Donald Trump’s White House coronavirus task force and was troubled by colleagues’ perceptions that she had become political, she said in an interview clip released Friday. “I mean, why would you want to put yourself through that, um, every day?” Birx told CBS’ Margaret Brennan in a clip…MORE

Thousands of National Guard troops could remain in Washington until March

Thousands of National Guard troops could remain in Washington until March

Discussions are taking place about keeping thousands of National Guard troops in Washington until March because of concerns about potential unrest during the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump and around President Joe Biden’s first joint address to Congress, two defense officials told CNN. The concerns stem from what defense officials say is…MORE

Investigation into US Capitol riot moves into more complicated phase

Investigation into US Capitol riot moves into more complicated phase

After bringing federal charges against more than 125 people accused of being part of the violent mob that stormed the US Capitol, now comes the hard part. Law enforcement officials say they are moving from the so-called low-hanging fruit arrests and charges to more complicated cases, focusing on the extremist groups that participated in the…MORE