The Morning Dispatch: The Alternate Reality Machine

Happy Tuesday! We here at TMD are very proud to announce that the Treasury Department has never linked us to a Russian disinformation campaign, implicitly or otherwise.

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • House Democrats officially introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump on Monday, saying he “gravely endangered the security of the United States” and “threatened the integrity of the democratic system.” A vote in the House is scheduled for Wednesday.

  • Dozens of large corporations have announced they are suspending political donations in the wake of last week’s attack on the Capitol. Some, like Goldman Sachs, will cease all donations entirely, while others, like AT&T, Dow, and Marriott, will cut off only those members of Congress that objected to the certification of the presidential election.

  • The Pentagon has authorized the deployment of up to 15,000 National Guard troops from states across the country to Washington, D.C. ahead of and during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.

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