Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 25, 2021

Over the next three weeks, the Senate has three urgent items at hand.  The trial of disgraced former President Donald J. Trump now that the House has impeached him again, the COVID relief package, and approving President Joseph R. Biden Jr’s Cabinet. Today at 3 pm the Senate is scheduled to convene where it will… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 22, 2021

As the third day of a Biden Administration begins, progress continues on a number of fronts. Today, President Biden will sign another round of executive orders that will: Address the growing hunger crisis facing 29 million Americans — and as many as 12 million children – by asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to consider… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 21, 2021

After a perfect winter Wednesday that saw Joseph R. Biden, Jr. sworn in as the 46th President, three new Senate Democrats sworn in, and Chuck Schumer ascend to Senate Majority Leader, official Washington now gets down to the business of repairing the damage of the last four years. As discussed yesterday, President Biden signed 17… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 20, 2021

With over 400,000 Americans dead from COVID-19 and downtown Washington turned into a vacant armed camp, President Donald J. Trump walked out of the White House for the last time this morning ending a calamitous presidency, but not before granting pardons to 73 individuals and commuting the sentences of an additional 70 individuals. President elect… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 19, 2021

As Washington prepares for embattled President Donald J. Trump to depart the White House early tomorrow morning and for Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to be sworn in at noon, Biden will deliver one last set of remarks this afternoon from Wilmington, Delaware, where he has conducted his transition amid a raging pandemic, before heading to… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 14, 2021

The House on Wednesday voted 232-197 to approve a single article of impeachment charging Donald John Trump from Queens, New York with “incitement of insurrection” for encouraging his supporters who attacked the Capitol last week.  All 222 Democrats supported the impeachment resolution.   Republicans who voted to impeach Trump include Liz Cheney of Wyoming, Jaime Herrera Beutler and… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 13, 2021

The House voted last night to demand that Vice President Mike Pence use the Constitution’s 25th Amendment to remove President Donald J. Trump from office, a largely symbolic act leading up to a vote today to impeach the president for a second time.  The House went ahead with the non-binding resolution, which passed 223-205, even… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 12, 2021

This morning as he departed Joint Base Andrews to visit the border with Mexico, President Donald J. Trump said his remarks to supporters just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol last week were “totally appropriate,” even as they have become the basis for an article of impeachment against him.  He did not address his own… Read More

Adam S. Olsen- Washington, D.C.
January 11, 2021

House Democrats on Monday morning introduced an article of impeachment against President Donald John Trump for inciting a mob that attacked the Capitol last week, vowing to press ahead with the charge as Republicans blocked their move to formally call on Vice President Mike Pence to strip him of all power under the 25th Amendment.  The dual… Read More