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Start your day with the news you need to know and insights you can’t get anywhere else. Every weekday morning, political correspondent James Hohmann brings you an insider’s view of the biggest stories of the moment.

    Biden proposes $1.9 trillion in covid relief, as Trump team refuses to consult on vaccine rollout

    Biden proposes $1.9 trillion in covid relief, as Trump team refuses to consult on vaccine rollout

    Plus, Dozens of people on the FBI’s terrorist watch list came to D.C. on the day of the insurrection, and the Secret Service is spending $144,000 so agents protecting Ivanka Trump's house can go to the bathroom.

    • 15 min
    After the House impeaches Trump a second time, questions linger about what happens next

    After the House impeaches Trump a second time, questions linger about what happens next

    Plus, President Trump grows increasingly isolated, sullen and vengeful in his final days, and President-elect Biden reluctantly cancels his plans to arrive in Washington by train because of growing security concerns.

    • 13 min
    The second Trump impeachment is bipartisan

    The second Trump impeachment is bipartisan

    Plus, the Secret Service takes command today of all security preparations for the inauguration, and the FBI warned of a “war” at the Capitol the day before the mayhem.

    • 14 min
    Several Capitol police officers suspended, as FBI warns of new threats

    Several Capitol police officers suspended, as FBI warns of new threats

    Plus, new details emerge about President Trump's initial refusal to act after the mob stormed the Capitol, and Joe Biden scrambles to prevent a second Trump impeachment trial from hampering his first 100 days.

    • 12 min
    Capitol Police chief tells his side of the story, as more rioters are arrested

    Capitol Police chief tells his side of the story, as more rioters are arrested

    Plus, the PGA pulls its 2022 championship from President Trump’s golf course, and More evidence emerges that Trump exerted potentially criminal influence on Georgia election officials.

    • 15 min
    Questions arise about Capitol security after mob siege

    Questions arise about Capitol security after mob siege

    Plus, Senator Josh Hawley faces fierce criticism after Wednesday's violence. And, the siege on the Capitol may have been a COVID-19 superspreader event.

    • 16 min

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