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Trump reportedly plans to issue 100 pardons and commutations on his final day in office

President Donald Trump. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump plans to pardon or commute the sentences of 100 people on his last day in the White House, CNN reported. The list was drawn up during a Sunday meeting between Trump, Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, and other aides, and will most likely be made public Monday or Tuesday, The Washington Post reported. Some allies believe Trump expects to benefit from many of those pardons and commutations after the presidency, CNN ...
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Trump plans to issue 100 pardons and commutations on his final day in office, many to people he thinks could help him prosper after the presidency, reports say

President Donald Trump. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump plans to pardon or commute the sentences of 100 people on his last day in the White House, CNN reported. The list was drawn up during a Sunday meeting between Trump, Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, and other aides, and will likely be made public on Monday or Tuesday, The Washington Post reported. Some allies believes Trump expects to benefit from many of those pardons and commutations after the presidency, CNN r...
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Capitol rioters say Trump told them to do it, which some legal experts say could open him to criminal charges

Getty Multiple people who stormed the Capitol have claimed they did so on the instructions of President Donald Trump, the Washington Post reported. Trump instructed his supporters to come to Washington to attend a "Stop The Steal" rally as he sought to overturn the election, promising his supporters that the protest would be "wild." Leonard M. Niehoff, a First Amendment expert, said that the response to Trump's direct call for supporters to visit the Capitol and "fight" meant the presiden...
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Tense calm in Washington as small pro-Trump groups gather at state capitols across US – as it happened

NSA ‘moving forward’ to install GOP operative as its top lawyerBiden orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, CovidPresident exits having cleaved Republican party in twoRobert Reich: Biden cannot govern from the centerAmerica is broken: can Biden and Harris put it back together? 1.29am GMT 1.24am GMT The FBI announced that authorities had arrested the guitarist of heavy metal band Iced Earth in connection to the Capitol riot. Jon Schaffer was allegedly among those who sprayed Capitol...
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Tense calm in Washington as small pro-Trump groups gather at state capitols across US – live

NSA ‘moving forward’ to install GOP operative as its top lawyerBiden orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, CovidPresident exits having cleaved Republican party in twoRobert Reich: Biden cannot govern from the centerAmerica is broken: can Biden and Harris put it back together? 12.24am GMT A small group of heavily masked men have gathered outside the boarded-up state capitol in Salem, Oregon. Calm so far at the Oregon State Capitol this afternoon after local and state police said to be p...
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GOP Rep. Nancy Mace said that Trump 'put all of our lives at risk' during the Capitol riots, but rejected impeachment, calling the process 'rushed'

Rep. Nancy Mace (R-South Carolina). AP Photo/Mic Smith Freshman GOP Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's actions related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riots "put all of our lives at risk." "We feared for our lives, many of us that day, and our staff," she said. "My children were supposed to be up there. If they had been there like they were supposed to be, I would have been devastated, so we do need to find a way to hold the president accountable." Despite...
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Biden will appeal for unity as US braces for violence by Trump supporters

America on edge as troops guard state Capitols Biden orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, CovidJamie Raskin: ‘I’m not going to lose my son and my republic’US politics – live coverageJoe Biden will deliver a message of national unity when he assumes the presidency on Wednesday, seeking to begin healing a country fractured by the acrimony of Donald Trump’s administration and ongoing threats of violence by his supporters. Related: America is broken – can Biden and Harris put it back togeth...
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Rep. Jamie Raskin on Trump impeachment: 'I'm not going to lose my son' in 2020 and 'lose my country' in 2021

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland on Sunday said that he's "not going to lose my son at the end of 2020 and lose my country and my republic in 2021" as he reflected on the recent death of his 25-year-old son, Tommy, and his own role as the lead House manager in President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. On CNN's "State of the Union" with host Jake Tapper, Raskin said that the memory of his son drove him to ...
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Trump enters final days in power as US braces for potential unrest – live

Biden orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, CovidPresident exits having cleaved Republican party in twoRobert Reich: Biden cannot govern from the centerAmerica is broken: can Biden and Harris put it back together? 3.25pm GMT Joe Biden will sign a series of executive orders in his first days in office, attempting to roll back damage done at home and abroad by Donald Trump, whom the Democrat will replace as president on Wednesday.Biden, 78, has already outlined plans to send an immigrati...
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Joe Biden executive orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, Covid and more

Incoming chief of staff trails flurry of action in first daysPresident exits having cleaved Republican party in twoRobert Reich: Biden cannot govern from the center Joe Biden will sign a series of executive orders in his first days in office, attempting to roll back damage done at home and abroad by Donald Trump, whom the Democrat will replace as president on Wednesday. Related: America is broken – can Biden and Harris put it back together? Continue reading...
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A DC police officer said it was 'absolutely my pleasure to crush a white nationalist insurrection' after a video of him trapped against a door by a pro-Trump mob went viral

Capitol police in riot gear guard as supporters of President Donald Trump try to open a door of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Jose Luis Magana/AP A Washington DC police officer said it was his "pleasure to crush a white nationalist insurrection" in reference to the deadly siege on the US Capitol January 6. In a viral video, Officer Daniel Hodges can be seen being crushed in a doorway by a pro-Trump mob.  Hodges said the crowd ripped off his mask, stole his equ...
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Pelosi taps retired military commander, who oversaw the US response to Hurricane Katrina, to oversee probe into security failures during Capitol siege

Lt. General Russel Honore listens to a Hurricane Katrina disaster briefing during a stop over in New Orleans, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. Rob Carr/AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré will lead "an immediate review" of the security during the Capitol attack.  On January 6, pro-Trump insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, which resulted in five deaths.  Honoré is known for leading the task force that was in charge of the US military response to Hurricane ...
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Washington and state capitols brace for violence from armed Trump supporters

Security beefed up across US following attack on CapitolFBI monitoring threats of violence against Biden and HarrisUS politics live – follow all the latestWashington DC and capitols across the US are bracing for violence this weekend after law enforcement officials warned that armed pro-Trump insurrectionists are planning to swarm the cities in the days before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Related: Donald Trump will fly to Florida hours before Biden inauguration, reports say Contin...
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Pro-Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol came within seconds of seeing Pence and his family, report says

Vice President Mike Pence presiding over a joint session of Congress on January 6 to certify the 2020 Electoral College results after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol earlier in the day. Erin Schaff/AFP via Getty Images A frenzied mob came within seconds of seeing Vice President Mike Pence while storming the US Capitol last week, The Washington Post reported. Outside the building, a crowd of President Donald Trump's supporters chanted to "hang Mike Pence." Pence was...
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Trump plans to leave Washington before the inauguration because he doesn't want to fly out as an ex-president or ask Biden to borrow Air Force One, report says

Donald Trump seen on Air Force One in 2017. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump wants to leave Washington DC before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on January 20, CNN reported. His aim is to avoid leaving the White House as an ex-president, CNN said. It also suggested Trump doesn't want to ask Biden if he can borrow Air Force One. Biden is due to be sworn in around midday on January 20, amid a heightened security presence prompted by the riot at the US Capito...
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Trump plans to leave Washington, DC, before the inauguration because he doesn't want to fly out as an ex-president or ask Biden to borrow Air Force One, report says

Donald Trump on Air Force One in 2017. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump wants to leave Washington, DC, before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on Wednesday, CNN reported. His aim is to avoid leaving the White House as an ex-president, CNN said. A source suggested Trump didn't want to ask Biden if he could borrow Air Force One. Biden is due to be sworn in at about midday on Wednesday amid a heightened security presence prompted by the riot at the US Capitol....
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In an expletive-filled rant, Trump told an aide to never mention Nixon's name again, as some call for him to resign

Getty President Donald Trump has refused calls to resign after he was impeached earlier this week. Trump has been extremely opposed to the idea and has forbidden aides from mentioning former President Richard Nixon.  Nixon resigned after the House Judiciary Committee voted to move ahead with his impeachment proceedings in 1974.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump told an advisor to never bring up former President Richard Nixon's name ever again in a...
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Dozens of people on the FBI's terrorists watchlist were in DC during the siege on the Capitol showing yet another security failure

US Capitol Police officers fight back a pro-Trump mob outside the Capitol building on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Dozens of people on the FBI's terrorist watchlist were in Washington, DC, during the siege on the Capitol last week, The Washington Post reported.  The FBI warned some on the list not to go, but dozens still went.  It's not clear if any of those already arrested for charges relating to the ransacking of the Capitol were o...
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Trump impeachment risks bogging down early days of Biden presidency

Trial could tie up Senate, slowing president-elect’s agendaRepublicans who backed impeachment fear for their safetyThe prospect of Donald Trump facing a bitter impeachment trial in the US Senate threatens to cast a shadow over the earliest days of Joe Biden’s presidency, as Washington on Thursday headed into a militarized virtual lockdown ahead of next week’s inauguration.With warnings of more violent protests being planned following the pro-Trump mob’s deadly attack on the US Capitol last week,...
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Your impeachment questions, answered

Donald Trump just became the first president to ever be impeached by the House of Representatives two times. What comes next? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza answers your most pressing questions.
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Lawmakers seek top award for hero police officer and Army veteran Eugene Goodman who defended the Senate during pro-Trump riots

Police officers salute during the procession for U.S. Capitol police officer, Brian D. Sicknick, who died from injuries sustained in the Jan. 6 Capitol rampage. Another Capitol police officer is being nominated for a top award for courageously blocking the pro-Trump mob. Matt McClain/Getty Images Lawmakers in the House of Representatives have put forward a bipartisan bill to award Capitol Police officer and Army veteran Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal. The Black officer is cred...
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Pelosi says lawmakers will be issued with $5,000 fines if they bypass metal detectors to get to the House floor

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) presides over the vote to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, a week after his supporters stormed the Capitol building, on the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington January 13, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned congressional lawmakers that they could face $5,000 fines if they evade metal detectors that were installed in the wake of the Capitol riots last week. "It is trag...
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Trump impeachment: attention turns to Senate after House votes to impeach – live

Biden to set out Covid vaccination and economic rescue package plans Full report: Donald Trump impeached a second timeDonald Trump’s second impeachment: five key takeawaysTroops deployed to US Capitol ahead of inaugurationKamala Harris: how will the next vice-president wield her power? Join the Guardian for a live conversation on 18 January 10.13am GMT The National Guard has started to move into Washington en masse in an attempt to prevent violence in the run up to the inauguration of Joe Bi...
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Trump moped alone in 'self-pity mode' at the White House residence as he was impeached for the 2nd time, reports say

President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump was isolated and despondent at the White House residence as the House of Representatives voted to impeach him for the second time on Wednesday, reports say. Trump was impeached for his role in inciting protesters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6. Five people died as a result. Sources told CNN he was in "self-pity mode" and "holed up in the residence." A senior administration official told The Washington Post: "The pr...
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Trump told aides not to pay his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani because he's upset with him

Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump together in November 2016. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump told aides not to pay Rudy Giuliani because he's upset with him, The Washington Post reported and The New York Times confirmed. Trump feels that allies didn't stand up for him as Congress moved forward to impeach him for the second time.  He also feels like he wasn't defended after he incited a mob that broke into and ransacked the Capitol, resulting in five deaths. Visit Business Ins...
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Biden urged the Senate to focus on the needs of the country as they move forward with Trump's impeachment proceedings

"Too many of our fellow Americans have suffered for too long over the past year to delay this urgent work," Biden said in a statement on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Biden urged the Senate to also focus on other issues including pandemic relief as they get ready to hold impeachment proceedings.  President Donald Trump was impeached on the House on Wednesday.  This is the second time Trump is impeached, this time for "incitement of insurrection."  Visit Business Inside...
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Biden urged the Senate to focus on the needs of the country as the move forward with Trump's impeachment proceedings

"Too many of our fellow Americans have suffered for too long over the past year to delay this urgent work," Biden said in a statement on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Biden urged the Senate to also focus on other issues including pandemic relief as they get ready to hold impeachment proceedings.  President Donald Trump was impeached on the House on Wednesday.  This is the second time Trump is impeached, this time for "incitement of insurrection."  Visit Business Inside...
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Jack Dorsey breaks his silence on Twitter's decision to ban Trump after Capitol riots

Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images Jack Dorsey broke his silence Wednesday on Twitter's decision to permanently ban President Donald Trump. Dorsey called it "the right decision for Twitter" amid "an extraordinary and untenable" circumstances, but said a ban was a "failure of ours ultimately to promote healthy conversation" and that could set a "dangerous" precedent. In the series of tweets, Dorsey also advocated for more open and decentralized approaches to developing social me...
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Trump Returns to Twitter to Slam Ban, Denounce Capitol Rioters

President Donald Trump, who was just impeached by the House of Representatives for the second time, has returned to Twitter with a video message in which he slams the social media platform and denounces Capitol rioters. Trump, whose account @realDonaldTrump was banned from Twitter permanently on Jan. 8, posted a five-minute video to the official […]
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House Republicans who voted for impeachment explain why

One week after a mob stormed the Capitol building, ten Republican members of the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on one count of inciting an insurrection.
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