In a move short of impeachment, McCarthy and other Republicans have floated the idea of a House censure of Trump. Although it was not clear how much support the proposal has, McCarthy said censure or some other mechanism — such as a bipartisan commission to investigate the attack — would "ensure that the events of January 6 are rightfully denounced and prevented from occurring in the future.''
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling on Mitch McConnell to call the Senate back into session to vote on impeaching President Donald Trump.
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem, six months after the last U.S. state banner with the symbol was retired.
CLAIM: Photo shows young people in Uganda stopping a policeman from stealing a ballot box during the country’s presidential election on Thursday.
With a majority too small to eliminate the filibuster, Democrats will not have enough votes in the Senate to pass many of their plans without Republicans and will also have only a razor-thin majority in the House. This combination could doom many Democratic health care proposals, like offering Americans a government-sponsored public insurance option, and complicate efforts to pass further pandemic relief.
Senate and House Republicans plan to challenge the Electoral College votes. Follow live updates to find out the latest.
Defying President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that he does not have the power to discard electoral votes that will make Democrat Joe Biden the next president on Jan. 20.
In a call Saturday with Georgia's secretary of state, Trump suggested the Republican "find" enough votes to hand him the victory. Here's a look at Trump's claims and how they compare with the facts.
Here's the full transcript of President Trump's call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, in which the president asks the official to 'find' votes to change the result.
Georgia may feel teleported to the center of the US political universe, but its emergence as a swing state has been a long time coming.
TRUMP, citing 18,000 "suspicious" votes: "The tape that's been shown all over the world ... they said very clearly there was a major water main break. Everybody fled the area and then they came back ... there were no Republican poll watchers ... and there was no law enforcement ... It was stuffed with votes. They weren't in an official voter box, they were in what looked to be in suitcases or trunks. ... The minimum number it could be ... was 18,000 ballots, all for Biden."
TRUMP: "The other thing, dead people. So dead people voted. And I think the number is in the — close to 5,000 people. And they went to obituaries. They went to all sorts of methods to come up with an accurate number. And a minimum is close to about 5,000 voters."