Kent Covington

Friday morning news – January 8, 2021

Ongoing fallout from protest; calls to remove Trump » Some Democratic lawmakers, and at least one Republican are now urging Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. 

Thursday morning news – January 7, 2021

Rioters storm Capitol as lawmakers certify presidential election » Chaos at the Capitol on Wednesday. 

Wednesday morning news – January 6, 2020

Democrats lead, but Ga. Senate elections too close to call » Control of the U.S. Senate is still undecided. 

Tuesday morning news – January 5, 2021

Georgia voters head back to polls as control of Senate hangs in balance » Voters in Georgia will decide the balance of power in the U.S. Senate today. 

Monday morning news – January 4, 2021

117th Congress convenes, Pelosi reelected as speaker » AUDIO: [Gavel] A new U.S. Congress is now officially in session. 

Tuesday morning news – December 29, 2020

House votes to raise amount of stimulus checks » Lawmakers in the House voted last night to grant President Trump’s recent request to raise the payout in the next round of stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 for most Americans.

Monday morning news – December 28, 2020

Trump signs government funding, coronavirus relief legislation » President Trump last night signed a massive government funding and coronavirus relief bill into law.

Wednesday morning news – December 23, 2020

Trump signs omnibus, coronavirus relief legislation into law » President Trump last night threw a curveball in a plan to deliver coronavirus relief and government funding before Christmas. 

Tuesday morning news – December 22, 2020

Congress approves coronavirus relief, omnibus spending » Lawmakers on Capitol Hill approved a $900 billion dollar coronavirus relief package last night. 

Monday morning news – December 21, 2020

Lawmakers agree on $900 billion in coronavirus relief » Lawmakers struck a deal last night on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the agreement on the Senate floor.