ArchiveNational 2-4-21Herb Scribner·February 4, 2021· Share House Republicans To Keep Rep. Liz Cheney In Leadership Position (NPR) – Via secret ballot, 145 members voted to keep her in her leadership role, and 61 members voted to strip her of the position. House Republican leader punts on punishing Marjorie Taylor Greene as Democrats move toward removing her from committees (CNN) – McCarthy announced no new repercussions for Greene. Democracy or the white supremacist mob: which side is the Republican party on? (The Guardian) – Today Washington is staring at something like a new dawn – the start of the post-Trump era – and Republicans don’t know which side of the war they’re on. Are they with the United States or with the insurrectionists? Proud Boys may have planned Capitol breach to retaliate against police for member stabbed at earlier march, FBI alleges (Washington Post) – Social media posts by a Washington state member of the Proud Boys arrested Wednesday indicate that he and others were planning in advance to organize a group that would attempt to overwhelm police barricades and breach the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Psaki defends Biden’s ‘vast majority’ are ‘decent’ comments about FBI agents (Fox News) – The “vast majority” comment, though not inaccurate, didn’t sit well with some in the context of agents losing their lives. Fact Check: Did Fox News Not Cover Ceremony For Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick? (Newsweek) – They did, albeit briefly on the main channel. NewsNow from Fox covered the entire event, and the Fox News’ YouTube channel also live-streamed the scenes from the Capitol rotunda. Prosecutors want arrest warrant, higher bond for Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse over questions about current address (Chicago Tribune) – He’s no longer living at his last known address and prosecutors say they do not know where he is. Biden administration to house migrant teens at overflow facility in Texas closed under Trump (USA Today) – The facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, will house up to 700 migrant children within the next two weeks. Greene apologizes to GOP colleagues — and gets standing ovation (The Hill) – While Greene was apologetic in her remarks, she stated that she felt nothing she said would ever be good enough for the media or Democrats, according to one source in the room. Pentagon, stumped by extremism in ranks, orders stand-down in next 60 days (Reuters) – The Pentagon has yet to define how it will deal with extremism or offer data estimating how many service members hold white nationalist ideology. It has also not disclosed how many troops have been disciplined for extremism. US ends deal with Arizona restricting Biden on immigration (Associated Press) Parler CEO fired by company board (Wall Street Journal) – “Over the past few months, I’ve met constant resistance to my product vision, my strong belief in free speech and my view of how the Parler site should be managed,” he said.