Top Capitol Security Officials Resign After Insurrection Under Pressure From Lawmakers

January 7, 2021 - 5:10pm EST
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Lawmakers took aim at top Capitol security officials the day after a mob of pro-Trump extremists breached the building and forced evacuations. Now top Capitol security officials have quit.

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The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs visited a Los Angeles encampment to discuss veteran homelessness and plans for new affordable housing.

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Newly-drawn Congressional districts in Texas benefit white residents — even though it was the population growth among people of color that helped the state pick up two additional seats in Congress.