GOP Sen. Ben Sasse slams Republicans who plan to delay certification of Joe Bidens win – CNN

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Brett Giroir tells CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jake-tapper-profile” target=”_blank”>Jake Tapperu003c/a> that politics will play no part in the coronavirus vaccine distribution, despite President Donald Trump’s suggestion to a crowd at a Pennsylvania rally.”},{“title”:”‘Bunch of baloney’: Amanda Carpenter calls out Josh Hawley”,”duration”:”02:39″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/31/amanda-carpenter-hawley-electoral-college-vote-baloney-sot-ac-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/31/amanda-carpenter-hawley-electoral-college-vote-baloney-sot-ac-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201230210750-amanda-carpenter-josh-hawley-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/31/amanda-carpenter-hawley-electoral-college-vote-baloney-sot-ac-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN political commentator Amanda Carpenter says Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) motivation to say he will object when Congress counts the Electoral College votes is purely political and not a principled stance like he claims.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN political commentator Amanda Carpenter says Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) motivation to say he will object when Congress counts the Electoral College votes is purely political and not a principled stance like he claims.”},{“title”:”Sen. Dick Durbin has ‘a radical idea’ for Mitch McConnell”,”duration”:”03:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/30/durbin-coronavirus-stimulus-check-bill-relief-mcconnell-intv-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/30/durbin-coronavirus-stimulus-check-bill-relief-mcconnell-intv-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201230170453-coronavirus-stimulus-check-bill-relief-mcconnell-durbin-intv-lead-vpx-00003601-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/30/durbin-coronavirus-stimulus-check-bill-relief-mcconnell-intv-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected a bill to u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/12/30/politics/mitch-mcconnell-bill-stimulus-check/index.html” target=”_blank”>increase direct payments to $2,000u003c/a>, likely closing the door on any pathway to passage before the end of the Congress. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) tells CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jake-tapper-profile” target=”_blank”>Jake Tapperu003c/a> it’s a mistake to block the Senate from voting on the bill.”,”descriptionText”:”Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rejected a bill to u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/12/30/politics/mitch-mcconnell-bill-stimulus-check/index.html” target=”_blank”>increase direct payments to $2,000u003c/a>, likely closing the door on any pathway to passage before the end of the Congress. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) tells CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jake-tapper-profile” target=”_blank”>Jake Tapperu003c/a> it’s a mistake to block the Senate from voting on the bill.”},{“title”:”US defense officials split on potential for Iranian attack”,”duration”:”02:05″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/31/defense-officials-divided-potential-iran-attack-soleimani-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/31/defense-officials-divided-potential-iran-attack-soleimani-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170530091543-01-pentagon-aerial-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/31/defense-officials-divided-potential-iran-attack-soleimani-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”The US flew nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the Middle East in the latest show of force meant to deter Iran. US defense officials remain divided over the risk posed by the regime and the Iraq-based militias it supports in the days surrounding the January 3 anniversary of the Trump administration’s assassination of the powerful Iranian leader Gen. Qasem Soleimani.”,”descriptionText”:”The US flew nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the Middle East in the latest show of force meant to deter Iran. US defense officials remain divided over the risk posed by the regime and the Iraq-based militias it supports in the days surrounding the January 3 anniversary of the Trump administration’s assassination of the powerful Iranian leader Gen. Qasem Soleimani.”},{“title”:”GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Loyalty is one way with President Trump”,”duration”:”02:17″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/30/adam-kinzinger-trump-gop-loyalty-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/30/adam-kinzinger-trump-gop-loyalty-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201230085037-adam-kinzinger-1230-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/30/adam-kinzinger-trump-gop-loyalty-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) discusses the current state of President Donald Trump’s relationship with the Republican party. “,”descriptionText”:”Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) discusses the current state of President Donald Trump’s relationship with the Republican party. “},{“title”:”Meet the candidates who made history in the 2020 election”,”duration”:”02:40″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/04/historic-candidates-election-2020-orig-vf.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/04/historic-candidates-election-2020-orig-vf.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201104154025-01-cori-bush-1103-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/04/historic-candidates-election-2020-orig-vf.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”From Cori Bush, Missouri’s first Black congresswoman, to Sarah McBride, the nation’s first state senator to publicly identify as transgender, the 2020 election was filled with historical milestones.”,”descriptionText”:”From Cori Bush, Missouri’s first Black congresswoman, to Sarah McBride, the nation’s first state senator to publicly identify as transgender, the 2020 election was filled with historical milestones.”},{“title”:”Why all eyes are on the Georgia Senate runoff elections”,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/06/georgia-election-senate-runoff-race-explained-orig-kj.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/06/georgia-election-senate-runoff-race-explained-orig-kj.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201206162021-ga-senate-runoff-thumb-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/06/georgia-election-senate-runoff-race-explained-orig-kj.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”All eyes are on Georgia’s two runoff elections. CNN’s Lauren Fox explains how the outcome will determine the balance of power in the Senate.”,”descriptionText”:”All eyes are on Georgia’s two runoff elections. CNN’s Lauren Fox explains how the outcome will determine the balance of power in the Senate.”},{“title”:”The surprising rise of women in the GOP”,”duration”:”03:17″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/01/republican-women-in-congress-2020-orig-jm.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/01/republican-women-in-congress-2020-orig-jm.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201201151034-gop-congresswomen-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/01/republican-women-in-congress-2020-orig-jm.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Abby Phillip and Dana Bash talk about a surprise story from the 2020 election: the number of Republican women elected to the new Congress.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Abby Phillip and Dana Bash talk about a surprise story from the 2020 election: the number of Republican women elected to the new Congress.”},{“title”:”Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dies after battle with coronavirus”,”duration”:”02:06″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2020/12/30/gop-congressman-elect-luke-letlow-dead-ctn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2020/12/30/gop-congressman-elect-luke-letlow-dead-ctn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201229220142-luke-letlow-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2020/12/30/gop-congressman-elect-luke-letlow-dead-ctn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Congressman-elect Luke Letlow (R-LA) has died after being diagnosed with Covid-19. He was 41 years old. CNN’s Don Lemon reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Congressman-elect Luke Letlow (R-LA) has died after being diagnosed with Covid-19. He was 41 years old. 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Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discusses increasing Covid-19 relief to $2,000 for some individuals after Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) added other provisions to the stimulus check vote.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discusses increasing Covid-19 relief to $2,000 for some individuals after Sen. 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