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Donald Trump recognises 'new administration' after US Capitol riot – video

Donald Trump acknowledges in a video released on Thursday night that a 'new administration' will be inaugurated on 20 January, one day after he repeated baseless claims at a Washington DC rally that the election had been stolen. The rally became a precursor for a violent attack on the US Capitol that appalled the nation. In his video, Trump went on to say the rioters 'do not represent our country' and that those who broke the law would pay.US politics – liveTrump calls for end to violence he inc...
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California Republican Lawmakers Speak On 25th Amendment, Presidential Impeachment After U.S. Capitol Riots

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How The Capitol Attack Led Democrats to Demand Trump's Resignation

The White House was propelled deeper into crisis as officials resigned in protest and prominent Republicans broke with the president...
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Officers calmly posed for selfies and appeared to open gates for protesters during the madness of the Capitol building insurrection

The US Capitol Police Force is under fire for its poor handling of Wednesday's insurrection at the Capitol Building. The mob took more than four hours to control. Protesters also documented the carnival-like atmosphere within the building during the siege and recorded themselves looting and vandalizing the building. Critics of the law enforcement response said officers' relative calm was in stark contrast to how Black Lives Matter protesters were handled.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
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Mike Pence's daughter tweets congratulations to Biden and Harris, after being in the Capitol during the violent mob

In this image from video, Vice President Mike Pence speaks as the Senate reconvenes after protesters stormed into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Senate Television via AP CNN reported that during the four-hour siege by rioters at the Capitol, President Donald Trump did not check on Mike Pence and his family, who were on lockdown. The report also described a tense meeting at the White House before the certification process, where Pence's chief of staff was not allowed in the We...
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Mary Trump says her uncle is more desperate now and Americans should be 'both enraged and terrified'

Mary Trump and President Donald Trump. AP/Getty Donald Trump's estranged niece told Insider the failed coup leaves her uncle more desperate now.  Mary Trump said the president is incapable of accepting a loss. She predicts that if Trump isn't removed from office before his time runs out, he will grow increasingly unstable.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mary Trump was in the middle of a therapy session on Cape Cod Wednesday when a mob of extremists obsessed with keepi...
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Simon & Schuster cancels Josh Hawley's book deal due to his continued support for overturning election results, even after a mob stormed the Capitol

President Donald Trump campaigned with Josh Hawley during his successful 2018 Senate campaign against Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Simon & Schuster, one of the "Big Five" publishing houses, canceled the scheduled publication of Sen. Josh Hawley's upcoming book "The Tyranny of Big Tech." The senator from Missouri has been one of Trump's most ardent allies in his efforts to overturn election results, and after a right-wing insurrection rampaged through the U...
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VIDEO: Trump condemns the Capitol siege as 'heinous attack' and says he will focus on a smooth transition of power

President Donald Trump. Getty President Donald Trump condemned the deadly siege on the US Capitol by his supporters as a "heinous attack" and said those who broke the law "will pay."  He also acknowledged a "new administration" will assume the presidency on January 20 and said he will work to ensure an "orderly" transition of power. Trump shared the video statement to Twitter Thursday, after being locked out of his account overnight for violating the platform's policies. Visit Business Ins...
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How Southern California teachers explain U.S. Capitol riot

Even as custodians and workers clean up damage left after rioters invaded the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday, Jan. 6, there’s another mess, as teachers and other adults try to figure out how to explain the events to the country’s children. “It was hard yesterday,” said Elizabeth Ramos, choking up. She’s taught government and history at Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga through the Obama and Trump presidencies. Online classes resumed Monday at the Chaffey Joint Union High School District...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is the latest Trump administration official to resign in the wake of the violent Capitol siege by the president's supporters

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned Thursday night, citing the siege as an "inflection point." Associated Press Some White House officials have resigned from their posts following a violent siege of the US Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump rioters on Wednesday. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned Thursday night, citing the siege in a letter to President Donald Trump. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews, Melania Trump's chief of staff Stephanie Grisham, and Deputy National Security...
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US riots: NZ Trump aide Chris Liddell staying on to 'lead successful transition'

New Zealander Chris Liddell has decided to stay on at the White House to ensure the transition to President-elect Joe Biden's administration proceeds smoothly. The Deputy Chief of Staff to President Donald Trump has been in charge... [Author: [email protected]]
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Sacramento Board Of Supervisors Urged To Investigate Supervisor Over Post Criticizing Trump Supporters

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors is being asked to investigate a supervisor over his Facebook post about supporters of President Trump. In a letter to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Thursday, the Sacramento County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (SCDSA) called for a formal investigation into the post from Jan. 3. In the scathing Facebook post, Phil Serna wrote “If you are a supporter of Donald Trump, you’re dead to me. You don’t matter. You are irrelevant....
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Trump finally acknowledges 'new administration' and urges end to violence that he incited – live

President issues first straightforward condemnation of Capitol attackChief of Capitol police resignsBiden: ‘Don’t call them protesters. They were domestic terrorists’Pelosi says House is prepared to impeach Trump againFears mount that Trump’s final days in office pose security threatTimeline: Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric before the riot 1.13am GMT The editorial board of the rightwing Wall Street Journal, long a bastion of Donald Trump apologists, has called on the president to resign...
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Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! Creator Despised Further Due to Controversial Retweet

Uzaki-chan wa Asobitai! creator Take has been put in the crosshairs of whining social media users yet again as those with nothing better to do than stalk his Twitter account 24/7 discovered he retweeted a message that many of the despicable Twitter contingent regard as slanderous lies. The message that Take retweeted suggested that those […]
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Pence is opposed to using 25th Amendment to remove Trump: Reports

Vice President Mike Pence won't support using the 25th amendment of the Constitution to remove President Donald Trump from power, report Business Insider and the New York Times late Thursday. Reuters: Democrats and some Republicans have called for Trump administration officials to invoke the 25th amendment to relieve Trump of his powers, less than two weeks before he is to leave office. — Read the rest
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Neil Sheehan, reporter who broke story on Pentagon Papers, dies at 84

By Will Lester | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Neil Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at the heart of the Vietnam War in his epic book about the war, died Thursday. He was 84. Sheehan died Thursday morning of complications from Parkinson’s disease, said his daughter, Catherine Sheehan Bruno. His account of the Vietnam War, “A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vie...
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U.S. Capitol Police officer dies from injuries sustained at Trump mob insurrection

A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died from events that resulted from yesterday's riots at the Capitol, authorities told CNN late on Thursday. The name of the deceased was not released. Legal analysts say those involved in the attack could now face a felony murder charge. — Read the rest
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Bike-friendly former Mayor Sam Adams could be headed back to City Hall

Wheeler and Adams working together? (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) A bit of interesting local political news got completely buried by the domestic terrorism incident at our nation’s capitol yesterday: The Oregonian reported Tuesday night that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is considering adding Sam Adams to his staff. This would be the same Sam Adams who, as commissioner of transportation in 2005, passed out “Go Platinum Portland” reflectors atop the Fremont Bridge in 2005, vowed to make...
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'Traitors to the country': Military veterans in Congress accuse Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley of helping incite the fatal violence on Capitol Hill

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images Democratic lawmakers who've served in the US military condemned their Republican colleagues and President Donald Trump as "treasonous." GOP Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley "did not break in with the rioters, and neither did Donald Trump, but their words broke the barriers of civility that have really kept the country together for hundreds of years," Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego told MSNBC. "I've heard one woman say that th...
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Goldman Sachs is rebranding an event that included 'storm the hill' T-shirts after Trump supporters violently stormed Capitol Hill

A woman kicks over a "Help Still Wanted" sign on the east front lawn of the US Capitol on January 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Goldman Sachs filled the lawn with 10,000 "Help Still Wanted" signs to call attention to small businesses in need of further government assistance. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Following Wednesday's violence on Capitol Hill, Goldman Sachs asked small-business owners not to wear "Storm the Hill" T-shirts it had mailed them for an unrelated event, The Wall Street Jour...
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Arrivals to UK will need to show a negative Covid test before entry

New control will apply in England from next week, with devolved nations expected to follow suitCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageInternational travellers will need to show a negative Covid-19 test before being allowed into the UK, the government has announced, in a significant toughening of border controls to try to stem the spread of new coronavirus variants.The new rules will take effect next week and apply to returning UK nationals as well as foreign citizens. Passen...
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Developer pays $1.2 million in Jose Huizar council corruption probe

LOS ANGELES — A company has agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve a federal criminal investigation that focused on the firm’s relationship with former Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar, who voted to approve its 35-story project in downtown’s Arts District, it was announced Thursday. CP Employer Inc., formerly known as Carmel Partners Inc., agreed to make the payment in a non-prosecution agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The three-year agreement with CP Employer is the latest de...
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So. You Survived Your First Coup. — See Also

Remember That Call Donald Trump Had Trying To Bully Georgia Election Officials That Kicked Off Our Week Of Attempted Coups? Turns out a second Biglaw partner was on the call. We're looking at you, Fox Rothschild. One Of Yesterday's Insurrectionists Is A Lawyer: And he used to have a job. Not anymore. Viral Hero Of D.C. Is From Biglaw: Some good news from the attempted coup, and the definitive answer on how you should bill yesterday. Biglaw Firm Wants The 25th Amendment Enacted: You and me bot...
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Trump Lost The White House And Congress And Fomented A Riot, But The GOP Still Fears Him

Trump’s hold on the RNC still appears strong, despite his inciting of a violent insurrection at the Capitol.
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Politics live updates: 'We condemn it' White House press secretary says of riots

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany condemned the violence that erupted in the U.S. Capitol.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Supreme Court handed Trump another loss in his efforts to overturn the election a day after his supporters stormed the Capitol

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 3: Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and members of the House Freedom Caucus conduct a news conference to call on Attorney General William Barr to release findings of an investigation into allegations of 2020 election fraud, outside the Capitol on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Supreme Court rejected another challenge to President Donald Trump's election loss Thursday. It's one of more than 40 court cases challenging his ...
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Southern California House Democrats: Donald Trump must go

Southern California House Democrats joined their leadership Thursday, Jan. 7 in calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment or removal from office via the 25th Amendment after his supporters, fresh off his call to march to the U.S. Capitol, stormed the building in a riot that left four people dead and a nation questioning its democratic future. Demands that Trump leave office before President-elect Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration came hours after four Southern California House Republicans ...
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New Mexico Republicans peddle 'dangerous' myth of voter fraud in a state Trump lost by double digits

New Mexico Republicans are continuing to insist that Donald Trump won the state, despite receiving nearly 100,000 fewer voters than President-elect Joe Biden. Brandon Dill/Getty Images The Republican Party of New Mexico is embracing an effort to "decertify" the election results in a state that outgoing President Donald Trump lost by nearly 100,000 votes. The party claims it is justified in seeking to disenfranchise New Mexico voters because of unproven "irregularities." There is no evidenc...
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Most SoCal Republicans in Congress failed the country on Wednesday

America’s institutions endured. Despite the disgraceful attack on the United States Capitol by a deranged mob stirred up by Donald Trump, the state-certified Electoral College votes were counted, and the election to the presidency and vice-presidency of Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris was finalized. This ugly chapter of American history must never be repeated. To move forward, Americans, especially those on the right, must not shy away from the truth. It is true that many supporters of the presid...
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Maryland governor tried to deploy National Guard in DC only for his calls to be ignored

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 7: National Guard troops march past the Dirksen Senate Office Building on the U.S. Capitol grounds on Thursday, January 7, 2021, following the riot at the Capitol the day before. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, said Thursday that he tried to deploy his state's National Guard to assist in Washington, DC, but was thwarted. Hogan said he was "repeatedly" told he lacked the authorization to deploy the troops, The Wa...
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