House Bill 1279, authored by state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, would give the RDA authority to create a "nonprofit entity" that could "solicit and accept private or public funding" to carry out the RDA's goal to spur projects in the Transit Development Districts that are being created in anticipation of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District's double-track and West Lake Corridor projects.

The President's impeachment defense lawyer Jay Sekulow said that quid pro quo was not a part of the impeachment charges facing Trump. CNN's Jake Tapper and CNN legal analyst Carrie Cordero fact check this misleading claim.