Vandals target homes of Pelosi and McConnell after Congress fails to increase COVID payments
Sunday, 3 January 2021 () Vandals have targeted the leaders of the US House and Senate after Congress failed to increase the amount of money being given to Americans to help them get through the coronavirus pandemic.
Vandals have lashed out at the leaders of the US House of Congress and Senate,daubing their homes with graffiti and in one case leaving a pig’s head, afterCongress failed to approve an increase in the amount of money being sent toindividuals to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
"Why would we merge with Congress party, they are too small in West Bengal," said Vice-President of West Bengal All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Saugata Roy on January 19. "Adhir Ranjan's party is too small in West Bengal. They won only 2 seats here in Lok Sabha elections, why would we merge with them? They (Congress) should fight BJP on their own. There is no question of joining hands with Congress. TMC can fight BJP alone," said Roy.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress over its booklet over farm laws 'kheti ka khoon teen kale kanoon' released by party leader Rahul Gandhi. He asked Congress is talking about 'kheti ka khoon' but what about bloodbath during the partition? "3,000 Sikhs were burnt alive in Delhi in 1984. Was it not bloodshed?...Lakhs of farmers died by suicide during Congress rule, was there no blood in their bodies?," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws of central government at the party headquarters in Delhi
U.S. law enforcement is investigating whether a woman took a laptop computer or hard drive from U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the siege of the Capitol and tried to sell the device to Russian intelligence, according to a court filing. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
U.S. President Donald Trump urged prayers for the new administration in a farewell address, as he leaves office with nearly 400,000 Americans dead of the coronavirus whose risk he downplayed, an economy struggling from the pandemic, and relationships strained with key U.S. allies. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the floor of the Senate for the first time since a deadly riot at the US capitol and said that the mob who invaded the building were “fed lies and provoked by the President.”
Appearing before a Senate panel on Tuesday, Antony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden's pick for chief U.S. diplomat said, "American leadership still matters" and without it "some other country tries to take our place" or "maybe just as bad, no one does, and then you have chaos."
CNN’s John King recaps some of President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet nominees, who appeared before the Senate to initiate their first step of the confirmation process, just a day before Biden takes office.
Pro-Trump rioters -- who overtook the US Capitol on Wednesday and stormed past police barricades -- vandalised the office of Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House... IndiaTimes Also reported by •Indian Express