The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection” for a speech lawmakers said spurred the riot at the U.S. Capitol and making him the first commander in chief to be impeached twice.
If Joe Biden is certified as the winner of the election and becomes the 46th president of the United States on Jan. 20, Catholics will be looking carefully at the new administration to see how it aligns with their deeply-felt views on issues.
Joe Biden has been projected as the winner of the presidential race. President Trump refused to concede the election.
President Donald Trump outperformed Joe Biden among Latino voters in key battleground states. U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said progressive Democrats had been “sounding the alarm” about Biden’s weaknesses among Latinos for a long. “But,” she tweeted, “the necessary effort simply hasn’t been put in. We have work to do.”
The race for the White House between incumbent President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden was still undecided the morning after Election Day, as votes were still being counted in a handful of states in a close contest that could go either way.
On Election Night, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke from the White House while awaiting voting results. Watch the video above to hear his full comments.
Justice Amy Coney Barrett is the third Supreme Court nomination by President Donald Trump and the sixth Catholic on the nation’s highest judicial panel. At age 48, she is the fifth woman to serve on the Supreme Court, but the first with school-age children.
The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court will now go to the full Senate for a confirmation vote, which is expected to take place late Oct. 26. Only 51 one votes are needed for confirmation.
As Donald Trump and Joe Biden scramble to win over undecided voters in the last days of the campaign, some people are just exhausted from all of the political rhetoric and are looking for an exit ramp.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases stemming from President Donald Trump’s immigration policies related to financing border wall construction and the requirement that asylum-seekers remain in Mexico until their claims are processed.