Senate Overrides Trump's NDAA Veto

January 1, 2021 - 3:43pm EST
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The Senate on Friday overrode President Trump's veto for the first time. Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to finalize the National Defense Authorization Act despite the president's objection to it.

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President-elect Joe Biden will seek to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of his relief bill. On Friday, workers across the U.S. staged protests to press him to keep the promise.

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President-elect Joe Biden has released the details of his plans to revamp the COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Also, the Trump administration reportedly has used up the second dose reserve.

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The Biden transition team also announced that Dr. David Kessler will be the White House's chief science officer of COVID Response.

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The Trump administration has upended decades of diplomatic practice in U.S. relations with Taiwan. For the new president, "this is meant to be a trap," says a former Obama administration official.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced that Honoré, who commanded troops during Hurricane Katrina, would conduct a security review of the Capitol complex after last week's riot.

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More than two dozen off-duty officers attended the pro-Trump rally. Federal investigators will determine if they broke any the laws during the insurrection.

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"It's only a matter of time, justice is coming," Jacob Chansley, the "QAnon Shaman," said in a hand-written note to Vice President Mike Pence.

Jan 15 - 9:33am EST

They say new police and surveillance powers could, if history is a guide, be used against Blacks and other people of color in the justice system, not the white rioters who stormed the Capitol.

Jan 15 - 7:42am EST

The FBI is monitoring "concerning online chatter" about events surrounding Inauguration Day, heightening security concerns ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's swearing in.