News to Know (1/25/21)

The news you need to know before you head out the door

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Mo. – Three are dead following a head-on collision in Lawrence County, Missouri last night. Missouri Highway patrol says it happened a little after 9:00pm on I-44 about five miles east of Mount Vernon. 85-year-old Evert
Hair of Billings, Missouri was heading east in the west bound lane when he struck a car head-on. The occupants of that car included 17-year-olds Izik Fudge and Navaeh Aust, both of Mount Vernon. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against former President Trump to the senate today. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the senate trial will not start until the week of February 8th. Former President Trump was impeached on an incitement of insurrection charge after the capitol hill riot on January 6th.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders appears poised for a gubernatorial run in Arkansas.  A source with knowledge of the situation says she’s expected to make that announcement today. Sanders served under former president Donald Trump. The current Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson, is reaching his term limit.

WASHTINGON, D.C. Seven senate democrats have filed an ethics complaint against senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. They are calling for the ethics committee to investigate the two republicans for their actions leading up to — and on January 6th — the day of the capitol insurrection. Hawley and Cruz objected to the electoral college votes. The democrats want to see how that may have contributed to inciting the violence. Hawley called the complaint a quote, “flagrant abuse of the senate ethics process.”

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