The Daily Populous

Friday January 22nd, 2021 night edition

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump wouldn't receive a "get out of jail" card for the Capitol riot.

"People died here on January 6," she said, adding, "That is damage that must be addressed.".

The Senate will soon hold an impeachment trial and determine whether to bar Trump from public office.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday shot down the notion that impeaching President Donald Trump could alienate Republicans and undercut the message of unity that the new Biden administration is advocating.

"I'm not worried about that," Pelosi said at a news conference when she was asked about the impeachment proceedings.

The siege left five people dead, including a Capitol Police officer whom Trump supporters beat with a fire extinguisher.

On January 13, the House of Representatives impeached Trump, charging him with incitement of insurrection over his actions leading up to the riot. »

3Mbps uploads still fast enough for US homes, Ajit Pai says in final report

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The decision was announced yesterday in the FCC's annual broadband-deployment report, released one day before Pai's departure from the FCC.

We need to recognize that with extraordinary changes in data processing and cloud storage, upload speeds should be rethought.".

FCC Democrats objected to Pai finalizing the broadband-deployment report yesterday instead of letting the task pass to the Biden administration. »

Biden vows to move ‘heaven and earth’ to get 100 million vaccinated in 100 days as he calls Trump effort a ‘dismal failure’

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On the first day of his administration, Mr Biden unveiled his national strategy for Covid-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness, which involved 10 executive orders.

And we have seen the tragic cost of that failure," Mr Biden said, calling the vaccine rollout a “dismal failure”.

The Biden administration now asked that states open up eligibility to frontline essential workers and those 65 years and older. »

Biden will order masks on planes and trains, increase disaster funds to fight coronavirus

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden will sign 10 executive orders on Thursday to fight the coronavirus pandemic, including directing that disaster funds be used to help reopen schools and requiring that people wear masks on planes and buses, officials said.

Biden, a Democrat who took over from Republican President Donald Trump on Wednesday, has promised a fierce fight against the pandemic that killed 400,000 people in the United States under Trump’s watch.

One order will require mask-wearing in airports and on certain modes of public transportation, including many trains, airplanes and intercity buses, officials said. »