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The Hill is an American news website, based in Washington, D.C. which began as a newspaper publisher in 1994. It is owned by Capitol Hill Publishing, which is owned by News Communications, Inc. Focusing on politics, policy, business and international relations, The Hill coverage includes the U.S. Congress, the presidency, and election campaigns. On its website, The Hill describes its output as "nonpartisan reporting on the inner workings of Congress and the nexus of politics and business".Source
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Biden says Trump left him 'generous' letter, but won't give details

Biden says Trump left him 'generous' letter, but won't give details

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication President Biden on Wednesday said former left him a "very generous letter" before departing the White House, though he would not elaborate on what it said."The president wrote a very generous letter," Biden told reporters in the Oval Office, where he of his presidency."Because it was private, I won't talk about it until I talk to him," added Biden, wearing a mask. "But it was generous."A White House official that Trump left Biden a note, keeping with a presidential tradition where the departing commander-in-chief leaves behind a personal message...

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Romney: Founders didn't intend pardons to be used for 'cronies'

Romney: Founders didn't intend pardons to be used for 'cronies'

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © Greg NashSen. (R-Utah) on Wednesday called for reforming the use of the president’s pardon power after former granted clemency to 143 individuals as his final act of office, including Stephen Bannon, his former strategist, who was charged with defrauding donors."I can't imagine the founders in providing for pardon power for a president anticipated that presidents would use it to reward political friends, and as a result I would hope that we could develop a tradition of more narrowly providing pardons," Romney said.Romney said there should be a...

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Watch Live: Jen Psaki holds first White House briefing for Biden administration

Watch Live: Jen Psaki holds first White House briefing for Biden administration

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication White House press secretary will hold the first press conference of the new Biden administration Wednesday evening. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. EST. Watch the live video above. RisingChanging AmericaRisingChanging AmericaSponsoredDon't miss a brief.The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 | 202-628-8500 tel | 202-628-8503 faxThe contents of this site are ©2021 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp., a subsidiary of News Communications, Inc.

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Twitch suspends Trump account indefinitely

Twitch suspends Trump account indefinitely

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © GettyTwitch, the popular livestreaming app, has indefinitely banned former 's account, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Hill on Wednesday."We have indefinitely suspended President Trump’s Twitch channel due to the ongoing risk of further incitement of violence," reads a statement from Twitch, which was released to The Hill after President Biden was sworn into office."The President’s statements continue to be interpreted as calls to action, and we are taking this action to remove the potential for harm to our community and the general...

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Senate Democrats make democracy reform first bill of new majority

Senate Democrats make democracy reform first bill of new majority

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication Senate Democrats are making a sweeping democracy reform package the first bill they plan to introduce after taking back the majority.Incoming Majority Leader (D-N.Y.), Sen. (D-Ore.) and incoming Rules Committee Chairwoman (D-Minn.) said on Tuesday that the first bill Senate Democrats will offer will be the For The People Act, which passed the House during the previous Congress but stalled in the GOP-controlled Senate. “Senate Democrats are committed to advancing real solutions and fighting to uphold the core tenets of our constitution, which is why...

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Trump leaves Biden a note before departing White House

Trump leaves Biden a note before departing White House

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication left a note for President-elect before departing the White House for a final time on Wednesday, a White House official confirmed.There are no details yet on what the note says. The move keeps with a presidential tradition, despite Trump’s decision to buck other precedents with his exit on Wednesday.Biden will receive the note when he heads to the White House later Wednesday after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.Trump left Washington, D.C., Wednesday morning without plans to attend Biden’s...

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China calls Pompeo 'doomsday clown' after its treatment of Uighurs labeled genocide

China calls Pompeo 'doomsday clown' after its treatment of Uighurs labeled genocide

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication China's foreign minister on Wednesday fired back at outgoing Secretary of State after he labeled the country's treatment of Uighur Muslims a "genocide." reported that a spokesperson for China's foreign ministry mocked Pompeo for supposedly turning himself into a "joke" and a "doomsday clown," while calling his allegations the result of "outright sensational pseudo-propositions and a malicious farce concocted by individual anti-China and anti-Communist forces."“In our view, Pompeo’s so-called designation is a piece of wastepaper. This American...

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Trump leaves White House, promises to be back in 'some form'

Trump leaves White House, promises to be back in 'some form'

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication on Wednesday bid farewell to supporters and staffers as he departed Washington, D.C., for the final time as president in a precedent-breaking fashion that has become routine throughout his time in office, touting his administration’s agenda and promising to maintain “some form” of public presence.Trump, speaking from Joint Base Andrews, said he “rebuilt” the U.S. military and boasted about the strength of the economy before the coronavirus pandemic, which he spoke about in the past tense.He claimed to have ushered in a “medical miracle” with the...

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Biden to sign flurry of executive actions in first hours of presidency

Biden to sign flurry of executive actions in first hours of presidency

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication President-elect will sign more than a dozen executive actions on Wednesday reversing some of ’s signature policy initiatives and setting the tone for the new administration’s focus on COVID-19, the economy, climate change and racial justice.On Biden’s first day as president, he plans to issue a national mask-wearing “challenge,” stop the construction of the Southern border wall, revoke the so-called “Muslim ban,” and rejoin both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, among many other things.Biden will sign...

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Lil Wayne gets 11th hour Trump pardon

Lil Wayne gets 11th hour Trump pardon

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © Screenshot from Lil Wayne's Twitter of himself with Donald Trump from Oct. 29, 2020. (@liltunechi)is among the recipients of a slew of pardons being issued by just hours before the commander in chief leaves office.The "6 Foot 7 Foot" rapper had faced up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal firearm charge last year. The entertainer, born Dwayne Carter, Jr., was charged in 2019 with illegally carrying a loaded handgun while traveling from California to Florida.Trump's pardon comes after he met with Lil Wayne last year.The...

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McConnell wants to save filibuster as part of power-sharing deal

McConnell wants to save filibuster as part of power-sharing deal

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication Senate Majority Leader (R-Ky.) is looking to kill a Democratic effort to get rid of the legislative filibuster as part of a power-sharing agreement he strikes to divide committee seats and power in the new 50-50 Senate. Once three newly elected or appointed Democratic senators are sworn into office on Wednesday — (Ga.), (Ga.) and (Calif.) — Democrats will control the majority in the evenly divided Senate because Vice President-elect will cast the tie-breaking vote once she is sworn in.The last time the chamber was evenly divided was in 2001, when...

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Trump expected to pardon Bannon: reports

Trump expected to pardon Bannon: reports

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © UPI Photois reportedly planning on pardoning former White House chief strategist in an 11th hour move just before he leaves office. Multiple media outlets, including and , have reported that the president has decided to pardon Bannon despite a falling out earlier in the administration. White House officials who spoke to the news outlets on the condition of anonymity caveated that the decision isn't final until the paperwork is signed. When reached for comment, the White House told The Hill, “We don’t speculate or comment on potential...

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Dem lawmaker says GOP Rep. Boebert gave 'large' group tour days ahead of Capitol attack

Dem lawmaker says GOP Rep. Boebert gave 'large' group tour days ahead of Capitol attack

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication The Tennessee lawmaker said he and Yarmuth were walking through a Capitol complex tunnel and saw Boebert with a “large group." Cohen said he didn’t know if anyone in the group was involved in the riots.“She was a freshman, she might have had a large number of people coming to be with her on this historic occasion and just wanted to give them the opportunity to have a tour,” Cohen said. “But it was pretty clear that ... she’s not on the home team. She was with the visitors.”"We saw Congressman Boebert taking a group of people for a tour sometime...

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Facebook has no current plan to end the Trump suspension

Facebook has no current plan to end the Trump suspension

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © Getty ImagesFacebook reportedly has no plans to lift ’s suspension from the social media network even after he leaves the White House. reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the company's plans, that Trump’s account block remains indefinite with no plans to lift it at this time.A representative for Facebook pointed The Hill to a tweet from the company's communications director Andy Stone emphasizing there are "no plans" to lift the block on Trump's accounts."There has been no change to the status of the President's Facebook and...

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FDA chief says he was 'disgusted' by Capitol riots, considered resigning

FDA chief says he was 'disgusted' by Capitol riots, considered resigning

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © UPI PhotoThe head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said he was "disgusted" and considered resigning after rioters overtook the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying President-elect 's election victory.In an interview with  published Tuesday, said he was "horrified" by the mob attack, and that "making a statement with a resignation" was among the responses he considered in the following days. Several top Trump administration officials, such as Transportation Secretary , resigned in protest after the deadly...

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More than half of House GOP commits to vote for resolution calling for Cheney to step down from leadership

More than half of House GOP commits to vote for resolution calling for Cheney to step down from leadership

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication House conservatives have received a commitment from 115 members to back their effort to oust House GOP Conference Chair (R-Wyo.) from her leadership position in the wake of voting in favor of impeaching for inciting a riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a senior GOP aide told The Hill on Tuesday. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) are leading the effort on circulating a petition to force a special conference meeting where proponents are looking for a debate and a vote be held on a resolution calling on...

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Senate Democrats call on Biden to immediately invoke Defense Production Act

Senate Democrats call on Biden to immediately invoke Defense Production Act

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © Greg NashSenate Democrats called on President-elect Tuesday to immediately invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA) to boost production and stockpiling of testing supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment. Twenty-six senators, led by Sens. (D-Wisc.) and (D-Conn.), wrote a letter to Biden asking him to fully utilize the DPA just one day before he is sworn into office.The DPA gives the president broad authority to increase the manufacturing output of critical items in a national emergency. “Given the continued supply chain...

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Texas governor calls FBI vetting of National Guard troops 'offensive'

Texas governor calls FBI vetting of National Guard troops 'offensive'

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) sharply criticized federal officials Monday over reports that the Department of Defense, assisted by the FBI, is vetting members of the National Guard assigned to provide security during the inauguration this week.In a tweet Monday evening that included an article from The Washington Post, Abbott called the joint effort by the Pentagon and FBI "offensive." He also said that he would not order Texas's National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., again if the troops under his command were "disrespected" and had to take part...

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Trump's economic nationalism has been a bust

Trump's economic nationalism has been a bust

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News CommunicationThe views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill © Getty ImagesA new administration brings new economic policies and an opportunity to assess those of the previous administration. Looking back to President ’s “American carnage” , this was a clear statement of economic nationalism as a policy position.Trump stated that “we’ve enriched foreign industry at the expense of American industry,” and “we’ve made other countries rich while the wealth, strength, and confidence of our country has disappeared over the horizon.” The...

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How to stop Trump's secret pardons

How to stop Trump's secret pardons

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News CommunicationThe views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill © Getty ImagesWill President give himself, his family and others in his political or social orbit a secret presidential pardon? We believe he will. has read the Constitution. The clause granting presidential clemency power does not require a pardon to be publicly revealed: merely says the president “shall have the power to grant reprieves and pardon offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” This section contains no other restrictions on...

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Majority in new poll worried and pessimistic about nation's future

Majority in new poll worried and pessimistic about nation's future

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © Greg NashA majority of American voters released one day before President-elect 's inauguration said they are pessimistic and worried about the U.S.Fifty-three percent shared the sentiment, while 44 percent said they are optimistic.NBC noted that this is the first time a majority has described itself as pessimistic since 1988, when pollsters first asked the question.According to the poll released Tuesday, 73 percent of respondents said they believe the nation is on the wrong track and expect the country to remain divided over the next four years....

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Trump's 1776 Commission defends nation's founding, compares progressivism to racism

Trump's 1776 Commission defends nation's founding, compares progressivism to racism

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication The report also condemns claims that the Founding Fathers were “hypocrites” for advancing rights and freedoms for “all men” while defending the practice of slavery.“This charge is untrue, and has done enormous damage, especially in recent years, with a devastating effect on our civic unity and social fabric,” the commission writes. “Many Americans labor under the illusion that slavery was somehow a uniquely American evil,” the authors continue.“It is essential to insist at the outset that the institution be seen in a much broader perspective,” they...

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Florida scientist who accused state of manipulating coronavirus data tests positive for COVID-19, turns herself in

Florida scientist who accused state of manipulating coronavirus data tests positive for COVID-19, turns herself in

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication The former Florida scientist who accused state officials of manipulating coronavirus data turned herself in on Sunday and then announced she has tested positive for the virus, according to a new report. , a state data scientist who was fired late last year, turned herself in to Leon County police days after a warrant was issued for her arrest. Jones is charged with one count of offenses against users of computers, computer systems, computer networks and electronic devices, CNN . Jones was released on Monday and reportedly announced to reporters...

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China becomes only major world economy to report growth in 2020

China becomes only major world economy to report growth in 2020

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication © Getty ImagesRisingChanging AmericaRisingChanging AmericaSponsoredDon't miss a brief.The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 | 202-628-8500 tel | 202-628-8503 faxThe contents of this site are ©2021 Capitol Hill Publishing Corp., a subsidiary of News Communications, Inc.

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Delta puts customers who harassed Romney, Graham on no-fly list: CEO

Delta puts customers who harassed Romney, Graham on no-fly list: CEO

Follow Us   © 1996-2021 News Communication Video from the day before the vote shows Romney confronted by hecklers at the airport in Salt Lake City and subsequently heckled while aboard a flight to Washington, D.C. The Utah senator had previously indicated that he would not challenge the Electoral College vote.Congress ultimately certified the Electoral College vote, though it was delayed by hours after a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, forcing lawmakers to evacuate.RisingChanging AmericaRisingChanging AmericaSponsoredDon't miss a brief.The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington...

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