It was a groundbreaking week. President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States alongside Kamala Harris, his barrier-breaking Vice President, both working to reunite the nation and combat the raging virus. As President Biden gets to work, lawmakers are still working to impeach his predecessor, former President Donald Trump. Our guest moderator Amna Nawaz of the PBS NewsHour discusses the inauguration with the panelists, as well as how the Biden administration is taking action.
The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was a day for the history books. The ceremony was held on a site that just two weeks before, was a crime scene, under fortress-like security, with virtually no public allowed. Vice President Harris became the first woman, African American or Asian American to hold that office. In the face of virtually unprecedented division, Biden’s speech called for unity.
President Trump is preparing to pardon or commute the sentences of more than 100 people in his final hours in office, decisions that are expected to be announced Tuesday, according to two people familiar with the discussions, who spoke on the conditi
President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice. This was the most bipartisan impeachment in history, but still only 10 House Republicans voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment.
President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice. This was the most bipartisan impeachment in history, but still only 10 House Republicans voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment. The panel discusses how the nation is bracing for both the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden as well as a second Trump impeachment trial, the emotional and political wreckage from the Capitol, and what comes next as President-Elect Biden’s term in office approaches. Yamiche Alcindor of the PBS NewsHour guest moderates.
History was made yesterday as President Donald Trump became the first president to be impeached twice. This came one week to the day after a mob of Trump supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol, disrupting but not stopping the counting of the Electoral College votes that confirmed Joe Biden's victory.