Meet the four AOC-backed progressive lawmakers who were sworn into Congress this Sunday.
The Constitution explicitly states that a president's term "shall end at noon on the 20th day of January."
The 20th Amendment of the Constitution sets the presidential inauguration for January 20.
"I intend to vigorously defend our form of government by opposing this effort to disenfranchise millions of voters," GOP Senator Pat Toomey said Saturday.
"Basically, in effect, the ruling would be that you gotta go the streets and be as violent as antifa and BLM," Louie Gohmert said earlier in an interview.
McConnell isn't the only legislator to have his home targeted. On Friday, police responded to a report on Nancy Pelosi's home being vandalized.
"Turns out supporting a $2000 survival check is not only good policy but good politics," Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar remarked.
The Republican-controlled Senate joined the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives in rebuking the White House with the first veto override vote of Donald Trump's tenure as commander-in-chief, 81-13, on New Year's Day.
The Utah senator on Friday stressed urgency in implementing a fuller vaccination process.
Many Americans have a $600 stimulus check headed their way and it's possible legislators could pass additional relief that puts more money in Americans' pockets.
"Purporting falsehoods is dangerously irresponsible," Illinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger said Thursday, "and it's just plain wrong."
With a standalone bill that would allow $2,000 stimulus checks apparently dead in the Senate, could President Donald Trump sign an executive order that would allow the higher direct payments to reach Americans?
"Reports of voter fraud and actions by some states to alter election processes in an unlawful manner have not been properly reviewed," the Louisiana Representative said in a statement.
The Vermont senator has attacked his colleague over stimulus "hypocrisy" and Kentucky's poor counties.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a vote on a standalone bill for the increased payments on December 30, and now it seems he also might have prevented the extension of mandatory paid sick leave.
Nearly 30 Republican legislators asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to challenge the results of the election during Congress' certification session next week.
"I hope I'm wrong," Illinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger said Wednesday. "I'm guessing it could be upwards of 100."
Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and a number of electors from Arizona sued Vice President Mike Pence in an effort to undermine the official counting of the 306 electoral votes that President-elect Joe Biden won in the 2020 election.
Senator Doug Jones, the Alabama Democrat who stunningly won a seat in the conservative state three years ago, will miss the final votes of his short term because his wife has tested positive for COVID-19.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signaled the likely death of discussions over providing Americans with another $2,000 coronavirus relief check, telling colleagues he sees "no realistic path" to ending an impasse over the proposal backed by President Donald Trump before the end of the year.
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley's decision to object when Congress meets next week to tally the results of the presidential election will force Republican senators into a tricky position.
U.S. Representative-elect Luke Letlow, a Republican from Louisiana, died of COVID-19 on Tuesday, less than a week before had been scheduled to be sworn into office.
President Donald Trump vetoed the National Defense Authorization Act on December 23 in part because lawmakers did not include a measure to repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
The WSJ board ridiculed $2,000 direct payments, saying it "won't benefit the economy since recipients aren't going to change their behavior knowing it's merely a one-time check."
Only individuals who make less than $75,000 annually, heads of households whose income is less than $112,500 and married couples who earn less than $150,000 can qualify to receive the entire $2,000 stimulus check
"These people believe they are being patriotic because they are supporting Donald Trump," Olivia Troye said.
The provision's fate in the upper chamber remains a question mark, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has not offered assurances he will consider the additional relief, despite a demand by President Trump.
A group of Republican Trump supporters, including one Texas congressman, have filed a new lawsuit in a last-ditch attempt to overturn the election results.
Individuals with $87,000 in annual income and married couples making $174,000 are among those who will not be eligible.