Sam Brodey (@sambrodey )

Sam Brodey

Bio Covering Congress for @thedailybeast. Lapsed Californian. Find me at sam.brodey@thedailybeast.com. DMs open.
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iPhone : NEW: Sen. Richard Burr says his stock trading probe is over—no mention of charges

“Tonight, the Department of Justice informed me that it has concluded its review of my personal financial transactions conducted early last year. The case is now closed. I’m glad to hear it.”

Twitter Web App : Missing from his press release is that Ossoff will take office as the first Senator to have been a Dave Weigel reply guy. A historic day for our country.

Twitter Web App : From his press release:

"Ossoff will take office as the first Senator born in the 1980’s, the youngest Senator in Georgia history, the youngest Democratic Senator since then-U.S. Senator Joe Biden, and the first Jewish person to serve the state of Georgia in the U.S. Senate."

Twitter Web App : Jon Ossoff will be sworn in as a senator at 430pm tomorrow, per his office-to-be.

He'll be escorted into the chamber by Sen Cory Booker, and will take the oath on using "a book of Hebrew scripture once owned by Rabbi Jacob Rothschild" of Atlanta

Twitter Web App : New—the first poll of Missouri voters since Jan 6 finds that a slim majority (51/49) think Josh Hawley should resign for objecting to the election results after Capitol attack, with 20% of MO Rs saying he should go

Data for Progress shared details with us:

thedailybeast.com/show-me-state-…

Twitter Web App : Theres been some internal pushback to Ben Shapiro authorship of Playbook today. A few messages that were shared and upvoted in Politicos internal Slack today:

thedailybeast.com/politico-faces…

Twitter Web App : Statement from Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC), the surprise vote for impeachment.

I have backed this President through thick and thin for four years. I campaigned for him and voted for him twice. But, this utter failure is inexcusable.

Twitter Web App : Of the 10 House Rs who voted to impeach, looks like only 2 (Reps Valadao and Katko) are from districts Biden won. That's out of a (likely) total of 9 Biden district Rs.

Twitter Web App : With 10 Rs voting to impeach Trump, never before have so many House members voted to impeach a president of their own party

Trump '19: 0
Clinton: 5
Andrew Johnson: 0

Twitter Web App : if nothing else, today's speeches have been immensely helpful as a vibe check of the new congress

Twitter Web App : Quite a first 10 days in office for Rep. Meijer, Justin Amash's successor—first voting to certify the election and now voting to impeach Trump twitter.com/RepMeijer/stat…

Twitter Web App : SCOOP: The Secret Service has issued an intelligence bulletin warning of additional armed protests in DC before and after the inauguration, particularly from the Boogaloo Boys, that in some cases it expects to become violent.Spencer Ackerman Sam Brodey Asawin Suebsaeng thedailybeast.com/secret-service…

Twitter Web App : "I'm not afraid of losing my job, but I am afraid my country will fail," says Rep. Herrera Beutler, one of the Rs voting to impeach

Twitter Web App : "They may have been hunting for Pence and Pelosi... but every one of us in this room could have died," says Rep. Raskin

"It's a bit much to be hearing that these people wouldn't be trying to destroy our government and kill us if we weren't so mean to them"

Twitter Web App : Rep. Andy Biggs, who reportedly helped coordinate 1/6 rally, tells Democrats on the House floor: "You will have made him a martyr... do not douse the remaining embers of this movement with gasoline"

Twitter Web App : NEW: Many Ds are considering (or already decided) to ice out Rs who objected to the EC—ie not seeking them as cosponsors or legislative partners

PA Rep Dean: "We cannot go back to business as usual... We can't say, let’s reach our arms across the aisle"

thedailybeast.com/meet-the-leper…

Twitter Web App : Rep Ilhan Omar on floor during impeachment debate: "For years, we have been asked to turn a blind eye to the criminality, corruption and blatant disregard to the rule of law by the tyrant president we have in the White House"

"We cannot simply move past this or turn the page"