Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
9:30 PM ET, January 26, 2021

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
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 …
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.
RELATED:
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,
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 …
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.
RELATED:
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 …
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 …
Tal Axelrod / The Hill:
Sen. Patrick Leahy briefly hospitalized  —  Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who is set to preside over the impeachment trial of former President Trump, was briefly taken to the hospital Tuesday before being released, his office said in a statement.  —  Leahy, 80, “was not feeling well” …
RELATED:
New York Times:
Senator Patrick Leahy, 80, is briefly hospitalized as a precaution after he reported feeling unwell.
Discussion: HotAir
Reed Richardson / Mediaite:
JUST IN: Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy Hospitalized, Wife Reports He's ‘Doing Well,’ Could Be Back at Work Tomorrow
Discussion: CNN and Associated Press
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 …
Discussion: Raw Story
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.
RELATED:
Rudy Takala / Mediaite:   Sens. Kaine, Collins Pitch Colleagues on Censuring Trump as Alternative to Impeachment
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 and CBS News
RELATED:
Isaac Stanley-Becker / Washington Post:
White House expected to tell governors they will get more coronavirus vaccine doses starting next week
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
RELATED:
Tess Owen / VICE:   Roger Stone Used Oath Keepers as Security on the Eve of the Capitol Riot
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 …
RELATED:
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Martin Baron, executive editor who oversaw dramatic Washington Post expansion, announces retirement
National Review:
Operation Warp Speed Staffers Refute Claim Biden Is Starting from Scratch on Vaccines  —  Current and former staffers say they helped set Biden's administration on a glide path to its vaccination goal.  —  Leaders of the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed spent months working …
Discussion: RedState, Twitchy and HotAir
RELATED:
USA Today:
Democrats have a chance to finally win the fight for voting rights that started in 1965  —  The Capitol siege was a vivid example of how democracies die.  But they also die quietly of rigged rules, suppressed votes and unequal ballot access.  —  It's a breeze for Georgians in white neighborhoods to vote after work.
Discussion: The Boston Globe
RELATED:
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 …
Eddie Burkhalter / Alabama Political Reporter:
Trump Appointee Says Tuberville, RAGA Director Met With Trump Family, Top Advisers On Eve Of Capitol Attack  —  Tuberville, through a spokeswoman, said he did not attend the meeting with Trump on the eve of the deadly attack.  —  The entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. (VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS)
Associated Press:
First Biden-Putin call shows both cautious on big concerns  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin held their first phone conversation as counterparts Tuesday in a phone call that underscored troubled relations and the delicate balance between the former Cold War foes.
RELATED:
Ben Leonard / Politico:
On first call with Putin, Biden raises election interference, bounties, Navalny poisoning
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.”
RELATED:
The Frontier:
Oklahoma trying to return its $2m stockpile of hydroxychloroquine  —  The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office has been tasked with attempting to return a $2 million stockpile of a malaria drug once touted by former President Donald Trump as a way to treat the coronavirus.  —  Reading Time Posted In
Discussion: Political Wire
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.
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 …
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.
Arya Hodjat / The Daily Beast:
California Man Texted Chilling Threats to Family of Lawmaker, Journalist: Feds  —  ‘NEARBY ARMED AND READY’  —  A California man has been arrested and charged with sending chilling text messages to the brother of a congressman, as well as ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos, according to unsealed court documents.
Discussion: Raw Story and New York Post
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.
KUSA-TV:
Nearly 4,600 Colorado Republicans changed their party affiliation after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol  —  An analysis of Colorado voter registration data showed that most of those Republicans switched to unaffiliated.  —  DENVER — Nearly 4,600 registered Republicans changed …
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
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
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.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 9:30 PM ET, January 26, 2021.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 More Items: 
Seth A. Richardson / Plain Dealer:
Amy Acton is considering a run for Senate, sources say
Discussion: The Hill
Justice News:
California Man Charged With Making Threats Directed Against A New York City-Based U.S. Congressman And A Journalist, Citing Their Statements About The Results Of The 2020 Presidential Election
Patrice Taddonio / FRONTLINE:
‘Enabling It to Happen Again’: How Charlottesville Led to the Capitol Attack
Edith M. Lederer / Associated Press:
U.S. announces restoration of relations with Palestinians
Emma Colton / Washington Examiner:
California admits up to $31B in unemployment may have gone to fraudsters and foreign criminal rings
Iris Deng / South China Morning Post:
Tencent's Pony Ma is now China's second-richest man
Discussion: Bloomberg and Breitbart
U.S. Department of Justice:
Hospital Pharmacist to Plead Guilty to Attempting to Spoil Hundreds of COVID Vaccine Doses
Discussion: CBS News and The Hill
ABC News:
DOJ has identified 400 suspects, charged 135 in Capitol riot
Discussion: Politico and Boing Boing
 Earlier Items: 
Emma Colton / Washington Examiner:
Tulsi Gabbard slams Adam Schiff, John Brennan, and Big Tech as ‘domestic enemies’ more dangerous than Capitol rioters
Shawna Chen / Axios:
Texas judge temporarily halts Biden's 100-day deportation freeze
Benjamin Weiser / New York Times:
Trump's Pardon of Bannon Could Raise Risk for 3 Co-Defendants
Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
In Israel, Infections Drop Sharply After One Shot of Vaccine
Discussion: The Times of Israel and HotAir
Jeff Stein / SpyTalk:
How the KGB Hooked Trump
Daniel Dale / CNN:
Fact-checking 7 statistical claims from Biden's (quite factual) economic speech