President Trump Impeached for the Second Time
President Donald J. Trump was impeached for the second time on January 13, 2021. In a bipartisan vote the House voted 232 to 197 to impeach president Trump for the second time on a charge of “incitement of insurrection”. President Trump is the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice. Sources: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-impeachment-trump/2021/01/13/05fe731c-55c5-11eb-a931-5b162d0d033d_story.html https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/01/13/us/trump-impeachment
Joe Biden wins the 2020 Presidential Election
On November 7th, 2020 CNN announced that Joe Biden was the projected winner of the 2020 Presidential election. Joe Biden received 279 electoral votes to Donald Trump’s 214.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday September 18, 2020 at her home in Washington, D.C. from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was 87 years-old. She served 27 year on the supreme court. BREAKING: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the powerhouse Supreme Court justice and champion for women's rights, has died at the age of 87. https://t.co/KHYRrOCygj — ABC News (@ABC) September 18, 2020 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87 https://t.co/V0b7oSFYPy — NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) September 18, 2020
World News Update: Week of April 20, 2020
A brief summary of today’s world news: It is rumored that Kim Jong-un Supreme Leader of North Korea is in “grave danger” after surgery. Source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/20/politics/kim-jong-un-north-korea/index.html Airline Virgin Australia collapses under the strain of Covid-19 related cancellations. Source: https://news.yahoo.com/virgin-australia-collapses-under-coronavirus-strain-033054887.html Armed protests against statewide lock down orders were held in Columbus, Ohio and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Source: https://news.yahoo.com/us-anti-confinement-protesters-demand-economic-freedom-221429304.html U.S. weekly jobless claims rose to 5.245 million, raising monthly total to 22 Million unemployed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/16/us-weekly-jobless-claims.html U.S. Coronavirus deaths surpass 42,000 as protesters demand end to restrictions. Source: https://news.trust.org/item/20200420215738-xc8kf U.S. Oil futures fall to -37.63, marking the first time