President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today.
As President-elect Joe Biden gets set to take office, Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer expressed support for the American Rescue Plan.
On Jan. 18, the state reported 3,511 new COVID-19 cases and 23 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 668,573 and 20,458.
On Jan. 16 and 17, the state reported 9,932 new COVID-19 cases and 122 confirmed deaths, bringing those respective cumulative totals to 627,112 and 20,439.
State health officials are bracing for and expected COVID-19 surge over the next month.
”I intend to see that those members of Congress who had groups coming through the Capitol that I saw on Jan. 5 for reconnaissance for the next day …are held accountable,” stated Sherrill.
Gov. Phil Murphy delivered a virtual State of the State on Jan. 12 that was a mix of accompaniments of his administration as well as items still left undone as he prepares to campaign for a second term.
“I mean, what we had was an incitement to riot at the United States Capitol. We had people killed,” stated the former governor. “And, to me, there’s not a whole lot of questions here.”
Over 650,000 New Jerseyans have signed up at the New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System for the COVID-19 vaccine in its first week.
Reps. Mikie Sherrill and Josh Gottheimer announced they are backing efforts to either have the 25th Amendment evoked by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Trump Cabinet or impeach the President for a second time.
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Payne announced their support to remove President Donald Trump from the White House
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Donald Payne signaled that will support the attempts have President Trump removed from office before his term ends Jan. 20.
North Jersey News Roundup for Jan. 7, 2021 recaps the attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.
Congressional leaders completed the certification of the Electoral College results hours after a mob of protestors overtook the Capitol Building.