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The Latest: Biden says all Americans must ‘defend the truth’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 11:00 p.m. President Joe Biden is responding to the acquittal of Donald Trump by stating that all Americans, especially the nation’s leaders, have a duty and responsibility “to defend the truth and to defeat the lies.” Biden says that in doing so, “that is how we end this uncivil war and heal the very soul of our nation. That is the task ahead. And it’s a task we must undertake toge...
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China Fires Back at US Allegations of Lack of Transparency

China has fired back at the U.S. over allegations from the White House that Beijing withheld some information about the coronavirus outbreak from World Health Organization investigators.
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Biden responds to Trump's acquittal, says the 'substance of the charge is not in dispute' and we must 'end this uncivil war'

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Biden has called the violent protests on the U.S. Capitol "an assault on the most sacred of American undertakings: the doing of the people's business." AP Photo/Susan Walsh The Senate acquitted Trump Saturday of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol. Biden said despite the acquittal, "the substance of the charge is not in dispute." He also said we must "end this uncivil war and heal...
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White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo resigns, apologizes for harassing reporter

Ducklo said that his decision to resign came after a meeting with White House communications leadership.
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Biden press aide TJ Ducklo resigns over 'abhorrent' remarks to female journalist

In first departure from Biden administration, Ducklo says he has ‘embarrassed and disappointed’ colleagues White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo has resigned, the day after he was suspended for issuing a sexist and profane threat to a journalist inquiring about his relationship with another reporter.In a statement on Saturday, Ducklo said he was “devastated to have embarrassed and disappointed my White House colleagues and President Biden”. Continue reading...
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WH deputy press secretary resigns after threatening reporter over story about him

White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo, who threatened a reporter who asked about his relationship with another reporter, has resigned said his boss, White House press secretary Jen Psaki, Saturday night.
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White House deputy press secretary resigns after threatening reporter over story about him

White House deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo, who threatened a reporter who was asking about his relationship with another reporter, has resigned, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Saturday night.
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McConnell, Graham, and Grassley voted against Bill Clinton in his 1998 impeachment. They just acquitted Trump of inciting an insurrection.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/ The Senate acquitted Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection in his second impeachment trial. Some senators who voted in Trump's impeachment trial also voted in Clinton's more than two decades ago. Five current GOP senators who voted to remove Clinton just voted to acquit Trump. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Senate acquitted Donald Trump Saturday in the impeachme...
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A top White House press staffer has resigned after threatening to 'destroy' a reporter

White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo AP Photo/Patrick Semansky A high-ranking White House press aide resigned Saturday after threatening a reporter. TJ Ducklo said he "used language that no woman should ever have to hear from anyone." Ducklo reportedly tried to kill a Politico reporter's story by threatening to "destroy" her. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo resigned Saturday evening, one day after Vanity Fair repo...
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Biden's proposed Child Tax Credit increase in COVID relief plan gets support … and questions

I'm not sure if Luisa Madrid is a tax professional, but her winning caption for the New Yorker magazine contest sure hits home at filing season. One of the oldest tales of pushing the tax return envelope is taxpayers who try to claim pets as dependents. Children. They're a challenge. They're a joy. They cost a lot. A whole lot, if you ask parents. They also provide some tax breaks. And if the Biden Administration and some in Congress have their way, children could be worth even more in th...
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The final day of the Trump impeachment trial was shaped by McConnell, Democrats, and breakaway GOP senators

Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin. Senate Television via AP Democrats asked GOP senators to put aside politics to convict Trump, but it wasn't enough. The effort to convict Trump for "incitement of insurrection" fell short by a 57-43 margin. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Richard Burr of North Carolina surprised many with votes to convict. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. An emotional appeal to the nation's spirit defined former President Donald Trump's...
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White House Press Aide Quits Over Threatening Remarks to Journalist

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House press aide who repeatedly threatened a reporter working on a story about his romantic life resigned on...
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White House aide resigns after threatening reporter

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo has resigned, the day after he was suspended for issuing a sexist and...
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WH aide resigns after allegedly demeaning reporter despite Biden's warning of firing

Deputy White House press secretary TJ Ducklo on Saturday said he was resigning amid allegations that he made "derogatory and...
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TJ Ducklo, Biden Press Aide, Resigns After Threatening Reporter

In a Saturday statement, the White House staffer admitted to using "abhorrent, disrespectful and unacceptable language."
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"Abhorrent, disrespectful, and unacceptable": White House aide TJ Ducklo resigns after reports he threatened reporter

The deputy press secretary was placed on a one-week suspension on Friday after it was reported that he threatened to "destroy" a female...
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McConnell tears into Trump after voting to acquit, says there's 'no question' Trump was responsible for the Capitol siege

In this screenshot taken from a congress.gov webcast, Minority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) responds after the Senate voted 57-43 to acquit on the fifth day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol on February 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress.gov via Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted the former president in a speech Saturday. McConnell voted to acquit former President Donald Trump, but blamed him for the Capitol...
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Biden White House Seeks to Turn Page on Trump

The end of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial opens a new chapter for his successor in the White House.
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White House press aide resigns after threatening Politico reporter

TJ Ducklo, a deputy press secretary in the White House, resigned from his position on Saturday amid controversy over threats he made to...
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White House: Press Aide Resigns Day After Suspension for Sexist, Threatening Comments to Reporter

White House: Press aide resigns day after suspension for sexist, threatening comments to reporter.
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Failure to convict Trump in impeachment trial will live as a 'vote of infamy', says Schumer – video

The Senate’s top Democrat, Chuck Schumer, decried the decision to acquit Donald Trump of inciting a riot at the US Capitol on 6 January. House Democrats, who voted a month ago to charge Trump with ‘incitement of insurrection’, needed two thirds of the Senate, or 67 votes, to convict him. Only seven Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict Trump.The Democrats argued in the short trial that Trump caused the violent attack by repeating for months the false claims that the election w...
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Trump rails against 'witch hunt' impeachment trial, vows that MAGA movement 'has only just begun'

Former President Donald Trump released a statement after his impeachment trial ended in acquittal. He called the trial "yet another phase of the greatest witch hunt in the history of our Country." He also said he would have more to share with the public in the coming months. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump thanked his supporters and derided what he called "the greatest witch hunt in the history of our Country" in a statement on Saturday, aft...
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GOP Sen. Marco Rubio suggested Hillary Clinton could be impeached if Trump was convicted in impeachment trial

Rubio worked with several bipartisan leaders to secure $377 billion in funding to support small businesses during the pandemic. Getty pool Sen. Marco Rubio argued that if Hillary Clinton could be convicted in light of Trump's impeachment. The Senate on Saturday voted to acquit Trump during his second impeachment trial.  Prior to the acquittal, Rubio said that if Trump were to be convicted, Clinton could be impeached in the future. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen...
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Trump acquitted again

As was plainly inevitable weeks ago despite the media's constant pretense of uncertainty, Donald Trump was today acquitted in his second impeachment trial. The U.S. Senate voted 57-43 to convict, falling short of the 67 vote requirement, with only seven Republicans turning on their leader. — Read the rest
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The Latest: Pelosi scoffs at ‘cowardly’ GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 5:30 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scoffed at the “cowardly” Senate Republicans who voted to acquit Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol siege. With the impeachment trial now over, some Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate have suggested censure as an option. Pelosi panned those efforts as grossly inadequate in the face of the violent attack on the nation’s seat of po...
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The Latest: Minnesota officials urge proper mask wearing

By The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials urged this week that people wear masks — and wear them properly — as the state reported an additional 964 new infections on Saturday. More than 6,300 people have died in Minnesota and more than 470,000 people have had confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. State figures show more than 209,010 people have received the full two-dose series of the vaccine. However, health officials point out people need to wear m...
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The Latest: McConnell votes to acquit, then condemns Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Minutes after voting to acquit Donald Trump of the impeachment charge, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is still “no question” that Trump was “practically and morally responsible for provoking” the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol. McConnell said he could not vote to convict Trump because he is “constitutionally not eligible for conviction” because he is ...
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The Latest: Senate acquits Trump of inciting Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 3:58 The Senate has acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, bringing his trial to a close and giving the former president a historic second victory in the court of impeachment. Trump is the first president to be impeached twice, and he is also now twice acquitted as the majority of Republicans defended his actions. The Senate voted 57-43 that Trump ...
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TRUMP ACQUITTED: Senate failed to reach a two-thirds majority to convict the former president

Former president Donald Trump speaks during a "Keep America Great" campaign rally at Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio, on January 9, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Senate acquitted Donald Trump after an impeachment trial over the Capitol siege. Trump was charged with incitement of insurrection related to the deadly event on Jan. 6. All 50 Democrats and 7 Republicans voted to convict Trump, while 43 Republicans voted to acquit. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
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Senate acquits former President Donald Trump of inciting riot at US Capitol, ending impeachment trial

By a vote of 57 guilty, 43 not guilty, Donald Trump has been acquitted of inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The vote will give the former president an historic second acquittal in an impeachment trial. House Democrats, who voted a month ago to charge Trump with “incitement of insurrection,” needed two thirds of the Senate, or 67 votes, to convict him. The Democrats argued in the short trial that Trump caused the violent attack by repeating for months the false claims that the elect...
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