Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 01/07/21

With so many crazy things happening, sometimes things fall through the cracks.  Here are some headlines that you may find interesting and worth discussing.

  • After Wednesday’s failed coup attempt, it’s official, Joe Biden will be our next president on January 20, 2021.
  • Michelle Obama’s not too happy with Derp Leader nor his Cult:
  • Washington’s Acting U.S. Attorney Mike Sherwin said his office will consider charging anyone involved in yesterday’s domestic terrorist attack. He didn’t rule out charging Trump either.
  • Here is the growing list of lawmakers calling for the removal of the White House resident:
  • Boeing charged with criminal conspiracy and fined $2.5 billion for cover up over 737 Max crashes.
  • President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Gina Raimondo as Commerce secretary, Marty Walsh as his Labor secretary and Isabel Guzman as Small Business Administrator.
  • Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
  • “Sit Down!” ‘No, you sit down!” An impassioned speech from Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.) nearly sparked an early morning fistfight between two other House lawmakers during the debate over Pennsylvania’s electoral votes.
  • Fact Check: No evidence of Antifa spurred the riots in D.C.

  • Twitter bans Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell in QAnon account purge

    Twitter on Friday removed the accounts of Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell and other high-profile supporters of President Donald Trump who promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory.

    The permanent bans are among the most high-profile that the company has instituted as part of its efforts to crack down on misinformation and calls for violence.

    NBC:

  • Trump’s radical lawyer Lin Wood perma-banned from Twitter

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  • Major Josh Hawley donor calls for him to be censured by the U.S. Senate

    From the Missouri Independent: Chief executive David Humphreys, who has donated many millions of dollars to Josh Hawley’s campaigns, sharply accused him of being ‘an anti-democracy populist’ who provoked the damaging riots on the nation’s Capitol yesterday.

  • Senate Sergeant of Arms resigns

  • Betsy DeVos resigns

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