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PayPal bans Jenna Ryan, the Texas realtor who took a private jet to the Capitol riot, after she used it to fundraise her legal defense

Jenna Ryan in an interview with a CBS affiliate where she defended her actions at the Capitol. CBS 11 PayPal has banned Texas realtor Jenna Ryan from its platform. Ryan had become famous after taking a private plane to DC, where she was charged with participating in the Capitol riot. She said on Twitter that she raised $1,000 for her legal defense before the ban. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. PayPal has banned an account belonging to Jenna Ryan, a participant in the C...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Crime, News, US, Trends, Paypal, Fbi, Washington Dc, Cbs, Dc, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Ryan


The costumed QAnon cultist who invaded the Capitol says he was duped by Trump

Jacob Chansley (33) is the imbecile who entered the Capitol on January 6 wearing a Loyal Order of the Water Buffalo cosplay costume. Also known as the QAnon Shaman, Chansley is being held on multiple federal charges in connection with the Trump Riot. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Trump, Capitol, QAnon, Suckers For Trump, Trump Riot, Jacob Chansley, Loyal Order of the Water Buffalo, Trump Riot Read


Pelosi will send impeachment articles to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

• Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot • Analysis: Lindsey Graham is playing a very odd role in the Senate impeachment trial
Tags: News, Senate, Stories, Cruz, Lindsey Graham, Capitol, Pelosi, Schumer, Hawley


#ImpeachBidenNow Hashtag Hijacked by K-Pop Fans

Seven months after K-pop fans famously took over the #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag on social media in an effort to drown out racist online chatter, there’s been no shortage of other events that seemed ripe for such a move: the presidential debates, the election, the white riot at the Capitol, and any of countless actions and inactions […]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Capitol


Schumer says House will send impeachment article to the Senate on Monday

• Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot • Florida man accused of being in Capitol riot was arrested at the inauguration
Tags: Florida, News, Senate, House, Stories, Cruz, Capitol, Schumer, Hawley


How Amanda Gorman became the voice of a new American era

Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s leaders, who were masked against the pandemic. She was unmasked, at a safe distance, so she could speak with resonance and force, spreading her enthusiastic vision without danger. She radiated joy, conviction and purpose as she declaimed...
Tags: Books, Poetry, Women, US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Culture, US politics, Washington Dc, Capitol, Jill Biden, Gorman, US Capitol, Mnemosyne


Dealing with the aftermath of the Capitol riots, do we need more restraint?

As infuriating and wrong as the breach of the Capitol was, there's an argument that showing restraint towards the protesters could pay off long term.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Capitol


Joe Biden to focus on economic recovery after Covid as 17.5m vaccine shots given in US – live

Biden team in race against time against new Covid strainBiden executive orders target minimum wage and food insecurityInsurrection and inauguration: Biden’s new political eraFauci describes ‘liberating feeling’ of no longer working under TrumpSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 2.17pm GMT This is Joan Greve in Washington, taking over for Martin Belam.Here’s what the blog is keeping an eye on today: Joe Biden will deliver remarks about aiding the struggling US economy...
Tags: Washington, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Capitol, Martin Belam, Oliver Laughland, Ilhan Omar, Biden Administration, Joan Greve, Coronavirus


Joe Biden to focus on economic recovery after Covid as 17.5m vaccine shots given in US - live updates

Calls to delay Donald Trump impeachment trial as former president appoints defense lawyer BowersUnveiling strategy, Biden says Covid will ‘get worse before it gets better’New executive orders target federal minimum wage and food insecurityTrump’s second impeachment trial in hands of Republican senatorsInside the Oval Office: what Biden has changedSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 12.24pm GMT A key conservative doctors’ group pushing misinformation about Covid-19 va...
Tags: US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Beverly Hills, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Capitol, Oval Office, Tea Party Patriots, Biden Administration, COVID, Simone Gold


Authorities found sniper rifle, handcuffs in home of accused 'zip tie guy' in Capitol riot

Prosecutors said a Tennessee man accused of bringing zip ties to the Capitol riot should remain in custody after a search found weapons and restraints.         [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: News, Tennessee, Capitol, Nashville Tennessean


National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

Members of the National Guard have been allowed back into the Capitol Complex after a slate of lawmakers voiced their outrage at guardsmen being banished to a parking garage as a rest area, a guardsman told CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Capitol, National Guard, Capitol Complex


Feds briefed Biden's interim DOJ leaders on Capitol attack probe

Federal investigators leading the probe into the January 6 Capitol riot briefed interim Biden administration leaders at the Justice Department on Wednesday -- their first day on the job -- as the sprawling nationwide hunt for suspects continues, an official briefed on the matter said.
Tags: Cnn, Biden, Doj, Justice Department, Capitol


Protecting The State Capitol, Other Locations Cost Almost $19 Million

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CBS13/AP) — California spent nearly $19 million for a week’s worth of high security around the state Capitol and other locations because of fears of civil unrest surrounding the inauguration of President Joe Biden, officials said citing preliminary estimates Thursday. National Guard troops began standing down Thursday, but “state and local law enforcement will maintain a heightened posture over the coming days,” said Brian Ferguson, a spokesman for the Governor’s Office of Em...
Tags: News, California, Washington, US, Local, Sacramento, Joe Biden, Fbi, Ferguson, California Highway Patrol, Associated Press, Biden, CHP, Donald Trump, Joe, Gavin Newsom


Parler loses fight to force Amazon to restore service

A U.S. judge in Seattle has rejected a demand from Parler that Amazon.com restore web hosting services for the right-wing chat app, terminated after the January 6 assault on the Capitol. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein said Parler would not likely be able to prove that Amazon breached its contract, or violated antitrust law, when it suspended service to Parler on January 10, and that it was "not a close call." — Read the rest
Tags: Amazon, Post, Technology, News, Law, Amazon.com, Tech News, Seattle, Capitol, Barbara Rothstein, Parler


National Guard soldiers forced to sleep in Senate parking garage, urinate in street, after securing Capitol

Multiple reports on Thursday night that hundreds of members of the National Guard were forced to sleep in the Senate parking garage, breathing in car fumes and COVID, after protecting and serving lawmakers for the inauguration. It's not clear why they were kicked out of the building they'd been sheltering in, while providing security. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Senate, US news, Capitol, National Guard


Florida man accused of being in Capitol riot was arrested at the inauguration

A Florida man knew he was wanted by authorities for being at the US Capitol riots but returned to Washington, DC, to attend the inauguration, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday.
Tags: Florida, News, Washington Dc, Stories, Justice Department, Capitol, US Capitol


Florida man accused of being in Capitol riots was arrested at the inauguration, Justice Department says

Samuel Camargo told investigators he wanted to attempt to attend the inauguration.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Justice Department, Capitol, Samuel Camargo


Army changes account of key phone call on response to Capitol riot

The US Army has changed its account of a key phone call that took place on January 6 as rioters stormed the US Capitol. More than two weeks after the riot, the Army put forward two senior generals to speak with reporters Thursday to explain their roles on that afternoon after conflicting accounts of what took place circulated.
Tags: US, Cnn, Army, US Army, Capitol


Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot

Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas and called for the Ethics Committee to investigate how their objections to the Electoral College votes on January 6 may have contributed to inciting the violent Capitol insurrection.
Tags: Texas, Senate, Cnn, Missouri, Ted Cruz, Ethics Committee, Cruz, Capitol, Electoral College, Hawley, Sens Josh Hawley


Trump proved it's time for America to learn from other countries about how democracy should work, experts say

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis President Joe Biden has portrayed the end of the Trump era as the return of US global leadership. But experts say America is in no place to lecture the wider world on how to run a modern democratic state. "American democracy is not a model for anybody right now," a political scientist told Insider. Am...
Tags: Politics, News, Sweden, Congress, Democracy, Washington, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, United States, Washington Dc, Hassan Rouhani


McConnell reportedly wants to ask Schumer to delay the start of Trump's impeachment trial until February

From left to right: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to delay Trump's impeachment trial until February, CBS News reported. Trump was impeached for incitement of insurrection, but Pelosi hasn't sent the article of impeachment to the Senate yet. McConnell is one of several Republicans who may vote to convict Trump and bar him from public offi...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Cbs News, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, House Of Representatives, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Biden


'It's really hard to explain': See GOP lawmaker's flip on riot

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said that former President Donald Trump did not incite the riot at the Capitol earlier this month, contradicting previous comments he made that the President did bear some responsibility for the assault.
Tags: News, Gop, House, Stories, Donald Trump, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy


Rep. McCarthy contradicts himself on Trump's role in insurrection

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said that former President Donald Trump did not incite the riot at the Capitol earlier this month, contradicting previous comments he made that the President did bear some responsibility for the assault.
Tags: News, House, Stories, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Trump, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy


Woman accused of involvement in Pelosi laptop theft during Capitol riot released to home confinement

A Pennsylvania woman who is accused of being involved in the theft of a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Capitol riot was released from federal custody to home confinement on Thursday.
Tags: Cnn, Pennsylvania, House, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol, Pelosi


The Republicans who could determine Trump's political fate in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The Senate is set to begin an impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump. At least half a dozen Republican senators have signaled a willingness to hold Trump accountable for the Capitol siege. All eyes are on Sens. Mitch McConnell, Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Ben Sasse. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As a Senate impeachment trial looms for former...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Pennsylvania, Gop, New Hampshire, House


Facebook refers Donald Trump indefinite suspension after Capitol attack to oversight board which could overturn it

Oversight board will review and possibly reverse Facebook's decision to block Trump's access to Facebook and Instagram following Capitol attack.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Facebook, Usa, News, Instagram, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol


'People died here on January 6': Pelosi says Congress will not give Trump a 'get-out-of-jail' card just because he's out of office

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images House Speaker Pelosi said Trump won't receive a "get out of jail" card for the Capitol riot. "People died here on January 6," she said. "That is damage that must be addressed." The Senate will soon hold an impeachment trial and determine whether to bar Trump from public office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shot down the notion that impeaching former President Donald Trum...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Capitol Police


Law enforcement's disastrous response during the deadly insurrection reveals a major gap in security: Who's viewed as a threat

A pro-Trump mob is seen after breaching the Capitol building on Wednesday. John Minchillo/AP Capitol Police officers failed at keeping pro-Trump rioters from breaching the US Capitol on January 6. Experts said the uncoordinated response reveal law enforcement's flawed perception of who's a threat. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Thousands of pro-Trump protesters successfully breached the US Capitol building on January 6, forcing lawmakers to take cover as they voted on ...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, US, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, Michelle Obama, Nolan, University Of California Berkeley, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Capitol Police, Trump, Democratic, Capitol


Jon Ossoff was sworn in using a Hebrew Bible from a rabbi who was an ally to MLK and had his synagogue bombed by white supremacists

In this image from video, Vice President Kamala Harris swears in Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., on the floor of the Senate Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Television via AP Sen. Jon Ossoff was sworn in to Congress on Wednesday using a Hebrew Bible.  It belonged to Rabbi Jacob Rothschild of Atlanta's Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple.  Rothschild was a civil rights activist and close friend to Dr. Mart...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Ap, United Nations, Capitol Hill, King, Martin Luther King Jr, Temple, Montgomery, Kamala Harris


Politics live updates: In change, GOP House leader now says Trump didn't provoke Capitol attack

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said former President Donald Trump did not provoke the attack at the Capitol, a change from remarks one week ago.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, House, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy, GOP House



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