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26 January 2021

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Democratic Senator Leahy Vows to Preside Over Trump Impeachment Trial 'With Fairness' (210)
21:31 GMT 25.01.2021 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, in a statement promised to preside over the impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump with what he characterized as "fairness". Trump's impeachment trial is scheduled to begin the week of February 8, US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said earlier.
Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani faces Dominion lawsuit for 'big lie' election fraud claims (18)
ReutersLast Updated: Jan 25, 2021, 06:53 PM IST Synopsis The company, Dominion Voting Systems Inc, earlier filed lawsuits against the Trump campaign and former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell, whom the company also accused of spreading false conspiracy theories about the election that Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden. Reuters WASHINGTON: A U.S.
Janet Yellen Secretary of the Treasury: ample bipartisan support (30)
By an overwhelming majority, the United States Senate voted on Monday to confirm Janet Yellen as the 78th Secretary of the Treasury. Yellen, 74, is the first woman to hold the position in the Treasury's 231-year history, and only the second person to ever have served as both Federal Reserve chair and Treasury Secretary. The main challenge will be buoying the U.S.
Late night hosts explain why Senate Republicans should convict Trump, mock Rudy Giuliani's legal mess (41)
5:08 a.m. "It is so exciting that we can finally stop spending all our time talking about Donald Trump's presidency," Trevor Noah said on Monday's Daily Show. "Yes, instead we get to talk about cleaning up the mess from Donald Trump's presidency," starting with his looming second impeachment trial.
Watchdog To Investigate Whether DOJ Officials Tried To Overturn Election (5)
Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official, reportedly discussed a plan with then-President Donald Trump to oust the acting attorney general. Michael Balsamo WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department's inspector general is launching an investigation to examine whether any former or current department officials "engaged in an improper attempt" to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
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