Day: January 13, 2021

McConnell memo states that the Senate will not reconvene early

McConnell memo states that the Senate will not reconvene early

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has told Minority Leader Schumer’s staff on Wednesday that Senate Republicans will not allow the Senate to gather early in order to allow an impeachment trial while President Trump is still in office.

Stephen A. Smith Says Kyrie Irving Should Retire

Stephen A. Smith Says Kyrie Irving Should Retire

“I think Kyrie Irving should retire,” Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN’s First Take today. “I think he should announce his retirement today. Clearly you don’t want to play basketball bad enough,” Smith said, referring to the surfaced video of Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving attending a large family birthday party without wearing a mask.

New York City Terminates Business Contracts with Trump Organization

New York City Terminates Business Contracts with Trump Organization

Due to the role Trump had in the violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol last week, New York City has announced that they will be terminating contracts with the president. In an interview with MSNBC, New York City’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, stated: “I’m here to announce that the city of New York is severing all contracts with the Trump Organization”.

Kyrie facing fines for COVID violation

Kyrie facing fines for COVID violation

In the midst of an unexpected hiatus, Kyrie Irving is in the news again after a video surfaced online of Irving at a large, indoor gathering where the attendees did not seem to be wearing masks. The Brooklyn Nets have not commented on Irving’s absence, though they have said they have communicated with the player.

There Will Be A Celebrity-Filled Biden Inauguration Special

There Will Be A Celebrity-Filled Biden Inauguration Special

In light of the coronavirus restrictions, a primetime celebrity-filled special for Joe Biden’s inauguration is being planned by his team. The special will be hosted by Tom Hanks and will air from 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM on primetime networks including NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, and MSNBC on January 20th. The performers will include Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi, Justin Timberlake, and Ant Clemons.

Teenager Identifies Family Members as Trump Supporters Involved in Violent Altercation

Teenager Identifies Family Members as Trump Supporters Involved in Violent Altercation

18-year-old Helena Duke of Massachusetts identified her mother, aunt, and uncle as members of the extremist MAGA mob who traveled to DC last week. A video taken last Tuesday night, in which several Trump supporters can be seen getting into a violent altercation with a Black woman in DC, had been circulating the internet when Duke’s cousin reportedly shared it with her on Thursday morning.