• February 28, 2024

5 things to know Wednesday

Trump impeachment trial: Senate begins hearing evidence

The Senate is expected to hear evidence on Wednesday in impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump. Nine House impeachment executives, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, will set out their case on why the President deserves Senate sentencing. This is expected to be the first opportunity for impeachment managers, the House Democrats pursuing the case, to come up with fresh evidence to condemn the former president in a single article inducing a pro-Trump mob to do the Storm Capitol on January 1st. 6. The hearing follows Tuesday’s 56-44 vote that impeachment is constitutional, although it is argued that Trump, as a current private individual, cannot be tried.

Biden’s OMB election Neera Tanden faces more difficult questions from the senators

President Joe Biden’s decision to head the bureau of administration and budget, Neera Tanden, is about to be a second day of grilling Wednesday when she testified before the Senate Budget Committee. Tanden, the President and CEO of the Center for American Progress who also worked for former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, has been fueling the Twitter broadsides against Republicans, especially Senators, for the past few years, who she faces for her endorsement . When she testified before another Senate panel on Tuesday, she apologized and promised that her role as a “passionate lawyer” would change if confirmed.

Buccaneers celebrate Super Bowl victory with boat parade

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrate their Super Bowl 55 victory a boat parade on the Hillsborough River on Wednesday, from about 1 p.m. ET. The victory of the privateers over the Kansas City Chiefs was the franchise’s second Super Bowl title. For quarterback Tom Brady – the Game MVP – it was his seventh Super Bowl win, one more than the most-victorious franchises, the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots.

Arctic weather is on the way for much of the US

A full dose of winter is on the agenda for much of the US this week as the polar eddy seeps its way through the nation and a nasty winter storm developsand posted cold weather for an extended stay from early Wednesday. The north-central US has been suffering dangerous, bitter cold for several days as the vortex shifted from the Arctic to the US, AccuWeather said, and there is no cold weather relief in sight. People should limit their time outside, and if you have to and those who go outside should take precautions to cover their skin, advised weather.com. It won’t be as cold in the south, but it will still be a lot cool – up to 15 to 25 degrees below average for this time of year.

Serena Williams continues her quest for the Australian Open trophy

American tennis legend Serena Williams’ search for a record title in the 24th Grand Slam singles continues on Wednesday against Serbia’s Nina Stojanovic in the second round of the Australian Open. Williams picked up the last seven games, beating Stojanovic in 99th place in just over an hour 6-3 and 6-0. Williams, a seven-time Melbourne champion, is returning from an Achilles tendon problem she addressed last year a loss at the US Open and forced her to withdraw from the French Open. In the men’s category, eight-time Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic beat American Frances Tiafoe in an early test for the Serbian defending champion 6: 3, 6: 7 (3), 7: 6 (2), 6: 3.


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