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Weekly Wrap-Up: January 11-15

Highlights from the Week


1. The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Click here to see how your representatives voted and here to read what they have to say.


2. Last week the United States Capitol was breached by supporters of President Donald Trump. Click here to read reactions from your representatives.


3. President-elect Joe Biden announced his COVID-19 relief plan. Click here to read what Congress is saying.


4. Click here to see what your representatives are saying about President-Elect Biden’s cabinet appointees.


5. Click here to see what Congress is saying this week about COVID-19.


Elections

By James and the Elections Research team


North Carolina’s lieutenant governor was sworn into office on January 11th. Click here to learn more about the newly sworn-in governor’s office.


Officials

By Annie, Chelsea, and the Officials Research team


Public Statements: 997 statements were added this week


Key Votes:

  • States: 22 bills

  • COVID legislation so far this year

  • Congress: 3 bills

  • H Res 21: Vote to pass a House resolution that calls upon Vice President Mike Pence to immediately use his powers of the 25th Amendment to convene and mobilize officers of the cabinet to declare that President Donald Trump is unable to successfully discharge the duties and powers of his office.

  • HR 9051: Vote to pass a bill that amends the COVID-Related Tax Relief Act of 2020 to increase recovery rebate amounts from $600 to $2,000 for individuals and from $1,200 to $4,000 for joint tax filers.





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