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7:55 PM ET, January 26, 2021

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CNN:
Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress  —  (CNN)Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly indicated support for executing prominent Democratic politicians in 2018 and 2019 before being elected to Congress …
Paul Sonne / Washington Post:
Pentagon restricted commander of D.C. Guard ahead of Capitol riot  —  The commander of the D.C. National Guard said the Pentagon restricted his authority ahead of the riot at the U.S. Capitol, requiring higher level sign-off to respond that cost time as the events that day spiraled out of control.
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Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:   Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes to lawmakers for ‘failings’ that allowed Jan. 6 breach
New York Times:
Capitol Police chief apologizes for security failures during the assault, including a delay in calling for Guard troops.
Politico:
‘Dead on arrival’: Trump conviction unlikely after GOP votes to nix trial  —  Nearly every Senate Republican declared Tuesday that putting a former president on trial for impeachment is unconstitutional, indicating that the House's case against Donald Trump is almost certain to fail.
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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
McConnell: It Was Too Soon to Impeach Trump, Now It's Too Late.  —  Donald Trump's second impeachment trial has not even begun, but it is already a foregone conclusion.  All but five Republican Senators voted to dismiss the charges on the grounds that a former president could not be impeached.
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
Nearly all GOP senators vote against impeachment trial for Trump, signaling likely acquittal  —  All but five Republican senators backed former president Donald Trump Tuesday in a key test vote Tuesday ahead of his forthcoming impeachment trial, signaling that the proceedings are likely to end …
Sen. Rand Paul / Washington Examiner:
The Senate's impeachment trial is illegal and a sham
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Sen. Patrick Leahy, set to preside over Trump impeachment, taken to hospital  — Sen. Patrick Leahy was taken to a Washington hospital after “not feeling well,” his spokesman said.  — The Vermont Democrat is due to preside over the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump,
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Tal Axelrod / The Hill:
Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital  —  Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who is set to preside over the impeachment trial of former President Trump, was taken to the hospital Tuesday, his office said in a statement.  —  Leahy, 80, “was not feeling well” in his Capitol office and examined …
Discussion: Axios, Forbes and The Daily Caller
Elvina Nawaguna / Business Insider:
SCOOP: Josh Hawley says he is not running for president in 2024 … - Sen. Josh Hawley is not running for president in 2024, the Republican lawmaker told Insider on Tuesday.  — His recent actions — fiery speeches, a new book, and strong defense of President Donald Trump …
CREW:
Kayleigh McEnany's Financial Disclosure reveals agreement with Fox News … Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany is the latest official to take advantage of the revolving door between Fox News and the Trump administration.  According to her termination financial disclosure report …
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Laura Meckler / Washington Post:
CDC finds with precautions in place, scant spread of coronavirus in schools  —  Schools operating in person have seen scant transmission of the coronavirus, particularly when masks and distancing are employed, but some indoor athletics have led to infections and should be curtailed if schools …
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Alayna Treene / Axios:
Scoop: Kaine, Collins pitch Senate colleagues on censuring Trump  —  Sens. Tim Kaine and Susan Collins are privately pitching their colleagues on a bipartisan resolution censuring former President Trump, three sources familiar with the discussions tell Axios.
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Rudy Takala / Mediaite:   Sens. Kaine, Collins Pitch Colleagues on Censuring Trump as Alternative to Impeachment
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Kellyanne Conway Accused of Posting Topless Photo of Her 16-Year-Old Daughter on Twitter … Kellyanne Conway, ex-counselor to disgraced former President Trump, allegedly posted a topless picture of her daughter Claudia, 16, on Twitter on Monday.  —  Reached for comment …
Wall Street Journal:
Administration to Buy Enough Doses to Vaccinate U.S. Population by End of Summer  —  Biden administration will also boost supply of coronavirus vaccines sent to states by about 16% for next three weeks  —  WASHINGTON—The Biden administration on Tuesday said it would boost the supply …
Discussion: HuffPost
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Washington Post:
Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron to retire at the end of February  —  Washington Post Publisher and CEO Fred Ryan today shared the following note with Post employees.  —  Dear Washington Post colleagues,  —  Although we have long known this day would come …
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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Martin Baron, executive editor who oversaw dramatic Washington Post expansion, announces retirement
CNN:
Goya board silences its CEO after he tells Fox News the election was rigged  —  New York (CNN Business)Goya's board of directors had enough of CEO Robert Unanue's public comments in support of former President Donald Trump and his unfounded claims of voter fraud.  On Friday, it voted to muzzle him.
Ben Leonard / Politico:
On first call with Putin, Biden raises election interference, bounties, Navalny poisoning  —  President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday afternoon, expressing U.S. objections to a variety of Kremlin actions, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday.
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Ari Berman / Mother Jones:
How Joe Biden Can Reverse Republican Attacks on Democracy  —  Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.  —  Joe Biden inherited a democracy left in tatters by Donald Trump.
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USA Today:
Democrats have a chance to finally win the fight for voting rights that started in 1965
Discussion: The Boston Globe
New York Times:
Proud Boys Under Growing Scrutiny in Capitol Riot Investigation  —  Officials are trying to determine to what extent far-right groups planned the assault in advance.  —  The leadership of the Proud Boys has come under increased scrutiny as agents and prosecutors across the country try …
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Tess Owen / VICE:   Roger Stone Used Oath Keepers as Security on the Eve of the Capitol Riot
Heather Long / Washington Post:
Cutting off stimulus checks to Americans earning over $75,000 could be wise, new data suggests  —  Biden is debating another round of $1,400 stimulus payments.  Some in Congress have urged the president to target aid to lower-income families only.  —  As President Biden pushes for another round …
Russell Contreras / Axios:
Biden signs executive order ending new DOJ contracts with private prisons  —  President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed executive orders on housing and ending the Justice Department's use of private prisons as part of what the White House is calling his “racial equity agenda.”
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Ryan Brooks / BuzzFeed News:
Joe Biden Is Aiming To End The Federal Use Of Private Prisons
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Daily Kos
Peter Rudegeair / Wall Street Journal:
Goldman CEO David Solomon Takes $10 Million Pay Cut for 1MDB Scandal  —  The bank had said it would claw back or withhold $174 million in compensation from current, former executives  —  Goldman Sachs Group Inc. slashed Chief Executive David Solomon's 2020 pay by 36%, punishment …
Tom LoBianco / Business Insider:
Mike and Karen Pence are homeless and appear to be couch surfing their way through Indiana … - Republicans close to former Vice President Mike Pence say they don't know where the former second couple is now living.  — Pence and his wife Karen haven't owned a home in a decade …
Leyland Cecco / The Guardian:
Canadian mogul fined after getting Covid vaccine meant for Indigenous residents … The former head of a Canadian casino company and his actor wife have been fined after chartering a private plane to a remote community near the Alaska border and receiving coronavirus vaccines meant for vulnerable Indigenous residents.
Ursula Perano / Axios:
McConnell defends filibuster: “You don't destroy the Senate for fleeting advantage”  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday condemned Democratic support for abolishing the legislative filibuster, arguing that it would create a “scorched-earth Senate.”
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Makena Kelly / The Verge:
Biden's Commerce nominee backs changes to Section 230  —  Biden said he wanted to revoke the law last year  —  In a hearing on her nomination for Commerce Department secretary on Tuesday, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo told lawmakers that she will pursue changes to Section 230 if confirmed.
New York Times:
C.I.A. Warns Former Officers About Working for Foreign Governments  —  An unusual email from the agency's counterintelligence chief also warned retired officers to carefully weigh their comments on television, social media and podcasts.  —  WASHINGTON — The C.I.A.'s counterintelligence chief sent …
Discussion: Raw Story
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
In Israel, Infections Drop Sharply After One Shot of Vaccine  —  Initial studies show a significant drop in infections and hospitalizations after just one dose, and very few cases after two.  Experts caution that the results are preliminary.  —  JERUSALEM — Israel, which leads the world …
Discussion: The Times of Israel and HotAir
Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: DOJ rescinds ‘zero tolerance’ immigration rule  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a “zero tolerance” enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which resulted in thousands of family separations.
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Lou Dobbs: Republicans Lost in 2020 Because the Party ‘Forgot Who Was the True Leader’  —  Fox Business' Lou Dobbs said Tuesday that Republicans lost in 2020 because they “forgot who was the true leader,” calling former President Donald Trump the “only good thing” to happen to their party in the last four election cycles.
Discussion: The Hill
 
 
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Emma Colton / Washington Examiner:
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U.S. Department of Justice:
Hospital Pharmacist to Plead Guilty to Attempting to Spoil Hundreds of COVID Vaccine Doses
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 Earlier Items: 
ABC News:
DOJ has identified 400 suspects, charged 135 in Capitol riot
Discussion: Politico and Boing Boing
Shawna Chen / Axios:
Texas judge temporarily halts Biden's 100-day deportation freeze
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Trump's Pardon of Bannon Could Raise Risk for 3 Co-Defendants
Jeff Stein / SpyTalk:
How the KGB Hooked Trump
Andrea Salcedo / Washington Post:
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler pepper-sprayed a maskless man who accused him of disregarding coronavirus measures