Pennsylvania Democratic officials are privately telling Biden campaign officials that they believe final margin of victory for Biden in Pennsylvania will be 100K-200K votes when the counting is finally done
NEWS - Pelosi weighs bringing House back early to address Postal Service crisis. @heatherscope @sarahnferris & me politico.com/news/2020/08/1…..
New - Metal detectors set up outside of House chamber. Members have to go thru them too. Never seen that before
Fwiw, Trump never mentioned “liquified natural gas” or “energy” or “Rick Perry” during the Juky 25 call with Zelensky, according to WH record on call. Zelensky mentioned “energy independence” for Ukraine, but Trump was focused on the Bidens.
Republicans - Please make sure you’re posting pics with John Lewis & not Elijah Cummings. Come on
Some House Republicans are STILL not wearing masks. It’s hard to believe but it’s true.
Michelle Obama - That was probably the best political speech that I’ve ever seen.
.@SpeakerPelosi says on “This Week” that Trump is rushing a Supreme Court pick so the new justice can be in place for Nov. 10 hearing on Obamacare. “He doesn’t want to crush the [coronavirus], he wants to crush the Affordable Care Act.”
.@lisamurkowski: “It is time to begin the full and formal transition.” https://t.co/CVpcvr9t7U
Federal judge refuses to release R. Kelly, “citing risk of flight and history of alleged obstruction.” Home detention denied.
“A trial date was set: May 18, 2020.”
Yovanovitch's statement is devastating for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo & other top State Dept. leadership under Trump
Facist group marching down Pennsylvania Ave., November 2020 twitter.com/juliezauzmer/s…..
Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman - up in ‘22 - will oppose Electoral College challenge to Biden’s election. “I cannot support allowing Congress to thwart the will of the voters,” per statement
It shouldn’t be news that a Republican senator publicly acknowledges that Biden won an election he carried by millions of votes, but hey, 2020
Members-elect are asking for an investigation into the election in which they were elected? Are they saying they’re not members-elect or there should be questions about it? Or no fraud in their own races, just on the presidential vote? Huh twitter.com/bluestein/stat…..
Some personal news - After 14 great years at Politico, I’ll be leaving in mid-December. I’m so proud of what we’ve achieved on the Congress team since Politico began & I’ll miss all of my colleagues deeply. More news on future plans will be coming soon.
.@SenToomey says Trump has exhausted his legal challenges & Biden is president-elect https://t.co/PGy9BOvVeL
/5 Told by other reporters that @laurenboebert apparently was allowed on floor despite refusing her bag to be searched
It’s worth noting that Paul Mitchell was in the House GOP leadership. Now he’s leaving the party entirely. twitter.com/jeremyherb/sta…..
Pelosi & Grassley have a brief chat. Probably about pidgins https://t.co/qMjt0Pn0Mc
I’ve been covering Congress a long time, more than 26 years. Never seen anything like what this candidate is saying. Yet Republicans will allow her to be part of their conference if she wins. twitter.com/ehananoki/stat…..