House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said House members can pay for additional security measures with their congressional allowances, and that the House would likely need to pass additional funding for member safety due to “the enemy is within the House of Representatives.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has indicated that he is “pleased” Democrats are moving forward to impeach President Trump, saying the push will make it “easier to purge” his influence and the movement from the Republican Party, according to a New York Times report.
The National Review, the country’s preeminent conservative magazine along with the highly influential Wall Street Journal Editorial Board criticized the group of eleven GOP senators led by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) who announced over the weekend their plans to object to the certification of the presidential election results when Congress formally counts the electoral votes this week.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said the contrast between the two candidates’ leadership and policies comes down to a choice between “strength or weakness, energy or confusion, success or failure.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi continued her barrage of attacks toward President Trump and GOP lawmakers, labeling them as “domestic enemies” and “enemies of the state” over their opposition to universal mail-in voting.
On the eve of the Republican National Convention, the Trump campaign released a 49-point “core priorities” for President Trump’s second term.