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Efforts to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill have resumed, the White House says. The Treasury Department under President Obama selected the 19th century abolitionist leader to replace Andrew Jackson, but the effort stalled during the Trump administration.
House Democrats are set to walk the impeachment article against Donald Trump on a charge of incitement of insurrection over to the Senate today. Many Republican senators who’ll serve as jurors in the ex-president’s trial are rallying to his legal defense.
President Biden is set to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bans transgender people from joining the military. @AP has learned the White House could announce it today. Former President Trump ordered the ban by tweet during his first year in office.
President Joe Biden attended Mass for the first time since taking office. Biden, the nation’s second Catholic president, went to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood, the same church he frequented when he was vice president.
The words of Donald Trump supporters accused of participating in the deadly U.S. Capitol riot may end up being used against him in his Senate impeachment trial. At least five supporters facing charges have suggested they were taking orders from Trump.
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