Federal agents have charged three more Tennesseans linked to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Agents again used social media posts to aid in the identifications.
The Tennessee General Assembly has approved the so-called Medicaid block grant. Lawmakers spent just two days rushing it through. The House passed the agreement on Friday morning, while the Senate did so on Thursday.
The Tennessee General Assembly has re-appointed Tre Hargett as secretary of state, though some Democratic members of the state House and Senate are saying they have lost faith in him.
Tennessee lawmakers have officially started the new legislative session, with members of the state Senate and House of Representatives taking their oaths yesterday. It was a relatively quiet day, after tumultuous events in the legislature.
The 112th Tennessee General Assembly goes back into session on Tuesday — just days after FBI agents raided the homes and offices of three House GOP members. Also on this episode: an interview with Senate Speaker Randy McNally.
Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper is among the Democrats calling for President Trump’s impeachment, even if it means a Senate trial doesn’t happen until after he leaves office.
Tennessee Congressman Chuck Fleischmann has tested positive for COVID-19. The Chattanooga-area Republican received his result Sunday, noting he had contact with his infected roommate in Washington, D.C., who happens to be a Florida representative.
FBI agents searched the legislative offices or homes of four Republican lawmakers, including former House Speaker Glen Casada, as well as three aides Friday morning.
Rep. David Byrd is unable to talk and receiving physical therapy after being on a ventilator for nearly a month, according to a family member who posted on Facebook on Wednesday.
For weeks, Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty pledged to vote to overturn the election results. But late Wednesday night, they both flipped and voted to not block the results of the electoral college in Arizona.