Bringing back sea otters to the Oregon Coast just got a high-level endorsement. The federal budget for this new year, which President Trump signed after some unrelated last-minute drama, includes a directive to study sea otter reintroduction.
U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, considered the most moderate Democrat in Oregon’ congressional delegation, reportedly told his colleagues in the House Democratic Caucus on Friday that he was against impeaching President Donald Trump for inciting the mob that broke into the U.S. Capitol. Then Schrader likened the attempt to remove Trump to a “lynching,” according to reports from ABC News.
Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' victory early on Thursday, the end of a long day and night marked by chaos and violence in Washington, D.C. Extremists emboldened by President Trump had sought to thwart the peaceful transfer of power.
The massive bill that President Donald Trump has signed into law combines $900 billion in COVID-19 aid with a $1.4 trillion spending bill and reams of other unfinished legislation on taxes, energy, education and health care.