Nov 13, 2017

GOP campaign chairman says Senate should expel Moore if he wins

Gardner. Photo: Alex Brandon / AP

Republican Senator Cory Gardner, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, has said that the Senate should vote to expel Roy Moore over sexual abuse allegations against him even if he wins next month's special election, per Politico's Gabriel Debenedetti.

Why it matters: Mitch McConnell and others have called on Moore to exit the race, but Gardner is the first Republican to say he should be removed from office even if he wins. That would require a two-thirds vote, meaning 19 Republicans would have to sign on if all 48 Democrats were on board (more on how that could happen here).

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Bob Iger to step down as CEO of Disney

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The Walt Disney Company said Tuesday that it had named longtime Disney executive Bob Chapek as CEO Bob Iger's successor, effectively immediately. Iger will remain executive chairman of the company through 2021.

Why it matters: Iger is credited with having successfully turned around Disney’s animation and studio businesses and with the strategic acquisition of Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox. Most recently, he was the person behind Disney's successful launch of its Netflix rival Disney+.

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India gives Trump warm welcome as brutal protests rip New Delhi apart

People supporting India's new citizenship law beat a Muslim man in New Delhi, India. Photo: Danish Siddiqui/TPX/Reuters

While President Trump enjoys a hero's welcome in India, that nation's capital is being torn apart by violent protests between Hindus and Muslims.

The state of play: At least 186 people — 56 police officers and 130 protesters — have been injured and 10 killed in recent clashes, a New Delhi police spokesperson told the AP.

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Wall Street sees 2nd day of brutal sell-off

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The stock market fell another 3% on Tuesday, following Monday’s sell-off. Bond yields touched record lows.

The big picture: Stocks continued to fall as the CDC said it expects the coronavirus to spread in the U.S. The Dow and S&P are more than 7% below the record highs seen earlier this month.