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A Kevin McCarthy aide says 'we're eating s--- for breakfast, lunch and dinner' over fallout from Trump's 2nd impeachment and the Capitol riot

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks as Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), and House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol September 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. House GOP leaders held a news conference to discuss Speaker of the House Pelosi’s announcement of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) House Minority Leader...
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The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the Senate on Monday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The House will transmit an article of impeachment for Trump to the Senate on Monday. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the news on Friday. The Senate must begin its impeachment trial by 1 p.m. the day after the article is transmitted. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with i...
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The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak after a press conference on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The House will transmit an article of impeachment for Trump to the Senate on January 25.  Majority Leader Schumer announced the news Friday on the Senate floor.  The Senate must begin its impeachment trial by 1 p.m. the day after the article is transmitted.  Visit Business Insider's homep...
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Pence, McConnell, and McCarthy are skipping Trump's departure ceremony

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images. At least three top Republicans plan to miss President Donald Trump's farewell ceremony on Wednesday. House Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Rep. Kevin McCarthy will attend church with Joe Biden. Vice President Mike Pence is unable to make it due to logistical issues, per The Washington Post. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Vice President Mike...
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John Weaver, co-founder of the anti-Trump Lincoln Project, acknowledges sending 'inappropriate' messages to several men

John McCain (L) looks over some documents with then-campaign advisor John Weaver (R) while flying from Virginia Beach to Bismarck, North Dakota on February 28, 2000. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images Co-founder of The Lincoln Project, John Weaver, has admitted sending "inappropriate" messages to several men after allegations surfaced this week, Axios reported on Friday. "The truth is that I'm gay," Weaver said in an apologetic statement. "And that I have a wife and two kids who I love. ...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, New York City, Trends, Gop, News UK, John Mccain, Donald Trump, Trump, Afp, Virginia Beach, Bismarck North Dakota, Sen John McCain, Weaver, Ivanka Trump


Trump is planning an 'elaborate' send-off for himself before Biden's inauguration. He wants a red carpet, military band, and a 21-gun salute, reports say.

US President Donald Trump will not attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump is planning a red carpet, military band, and a US Air Force flypast on the morning of Joe Biden's inauguration, according to ABC News. He's also asked about the possibility of a 21-gun salute, reported the Associated Press. Trump — who will not be attending the ceremony — intends to depart for Mar-a-Lago on Wednesday morning, CNN said. Bide...
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Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice as House charges him with inciting an insurrection

President Trump. Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a violent riot at the US Capitol on January 6 that resulted in five deaths. Multiple Republican lawmakers broke ranks to vote with their Democratic colleagues to impeach the president, and Wednesday's vote was the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history. Trump is the first president to be impeached twice. He was previously i...
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Trump's second impeachment is the most bipartisan in US history

Associated Press The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a deadly siege of the US Capitol on January 6. This is the second time Trump was impeached, and it is the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history. One Republican voted to impeach Trump the first time, and five Democrats voted to impeach President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s. No Democrats voted to impeach President Andrew ...
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House Democrats call for accountability while Republicans call for unity and rail against 'cancel culture' in impeachment debate

Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for the "incitement of insurrection" in the wake of last week's deadly Capitol siege. During the House debate, Democrats argued Trump must be held accountable for provoking the violent mob, while Republicans called for "unity and healing" and defended the president's rhetoric and election lies.  Trump is the first president in American history to be impeached twice. His impeachment is also the most bipartis...
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House members engage in a fiery debate over impeaching Trump for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol

Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for the "incitement of insurrection" in the wake of last week's deadly Capitol siege. During the House debate, Democrats argued Trump must be held accountable for provoking the violent mob, while Republicans called for "unity and healing" and defended the president's rhetoric and election lies.  Trump is the first president in American history to be impeached twice. His impeachment is also the most bipartis...
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The House prepares to impeach the president after a fiery debate and as Trump is more isolated than ever

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
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Democratic Rep. Cori Bush makes a fiery speech calling to impeach 'the white supremacist in chief'

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
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LIVE: House minority leader Kevin McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for the Capitol siege and shoots down antifa conspiracy theories

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
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LIVE: Rep. Cedric Richmond says some Republicans are 'co-conspirators' in the insurrection and tells them to 'man up, woman up,' and defend the Constitution

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
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Lindsey Graham, who denounced Trump after the Capitol siege, opposes impeachment and implies Mitch McConnell is 'making the problem worse'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol January 7, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham criticized the House impeachment efforts on Wednesday and appeared to shade Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. "It is a rushed process that, over time, will become a threat to future presidents," Graham said in a statement. "As to Senate leadership, I fear they are making the problem worse, not better." Graham broke fro...
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LIVE: Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan spouts a fountain of lies and misinformation about the election as the House debates impeachment

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
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House seeks Trump removal as it heads to 25th amendment showdown vote – live updates

Democrats will today force vote asking Mike Pence to remove presidentTrump facing second impeachment over ‘incitement of insurrection’More violence planned as extreme rightwing groups draw Trump backersActing US homeland security secretary Chad Wolf resignsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 10.28am GMT Jonathan Swan at Axios has what they are labelling a scoop, that Donald Trump on a phone call falsely blamed “Antifa” for the riot at the Capitol last week. Swan repo...
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JPMorgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook are pausing all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats after the Capitol siege

Getty After Wednesday's Capitol siege, top US firms are suspending political donations. JP Morgan, Citibank, Facebook, and Microsoft have said they are temporarily stopping all donations to both Democrats and Republicans. Other companies are cutting off donations specifically to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. JPMorgan, Citibank, Facebook, and Microsoft have all said they will temporarily pause p...
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11 journalists on covering the Capitol siege: ‘This could get ugly’

Reporters knew before they arrived at the Capitol on Wednesday that there would be large protests in support of President Donald Trump. But most expected the day’s main event to be the drama and ceremony of the nation’s leaders debating the ratification of the Electoral College vote for Joe Biden as the next president. The journalists ended up chronicling a siege that underscored the fragility of American democracy. Many did their jobs a few feet from drawn weapons. Others faced the wrath of pro...
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Some Trump officials are so horrified by the Capitol riot that they plan to refuse instructions that they think will put the US at risk, report says

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021, before some of them stormed the US Capitol. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Some of President Donald Trump's top officials plan to refuse any orders they think could endanger the country or break the law in the last days of his presidency, Axios reported. Axios reported, paraphrasing its sources, that most of Trump's top officials now view him as "unfit and unhinged" after seeing him incite his suppor...
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Trump aides gave up trying to communicate with him in the attack on the US Capitol, calling him 'mentally unreachable', reports say

President Donald Trump. Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images Aides have described President Donald Trump being detached and ignoring their pleas during the storming of the US Capitol building on Wednesday. One official told The Washington Post that Trump had been blinded by "this notion that he's been treated unfairly" and struggled to understand events. Axios and Politico reported that some of Trump's close friends and advisors were trying to avoid him and had given up trying to communicate. A...
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Dominion's CEO says the voting technology company is going to sue Sidney Powell for defamation and is considering a lawsuit against Trump

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Dominion CEO John Poulos told Axios it is preparing an "imminent" defamation lawsuit against Sidney Powell for her false election conspiracy theories about the voting technology company. Poulos also said he is considering whether to sue President Donald Trump for pushing some of the same false theories. Dominion has sent document retention letters to a range of right-wing media organizations and figures for propagating elements...
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All 10 living former defense secretaries issue a warning to Trump over threats to use the military to dispute the election

President Trump's Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley said in September: "In the event of a dispute over some aspect of the elections, by law, US courts and the US Congress are required to resolve any disputes, not the US military." AP Photo/Patrick Semansky All ten living former defense secretaries — both Republicans and Democrats — wrote a Washington Post editorial urging President Donald Trump to refrain from using the military to interfere in the election. The signatories stress...
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Trump was briefed on unverified intelligence that China offered bounties to Afghan 'non-state actors' to attack US troops

China's President Xi Jinping and China's first lady Peng Liyuan and U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania attend a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People on November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China. Thomas Peter - Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump was briefed earlier this month on unconfirmed intelligence reports that China offered bounties to non-state actors in Afghanistan to attack US troops, according to Axios and Politico. "The U.S. has evidence that the PR...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, China, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Afghanistan, Xi Jinping, Taliban, New York Times, Peng Liyuan


Trump can't let go of his quest for revenge against Republicans who he believes betrayed him, even if it means blowing up the stimulus bill

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump leave the White House West Wing on December 23, 2020. Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump threw into doubt the future of the $900 billion stimulus bill that was painstakingly negotiated by Congress and passed on Monday. Trump said he believed the bill was wasteful and that sending $600 checks to ordinary Americans was not enough, saying the amount should be $2,000. But some Republic...
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GOP lawmakers are set to challenge states' Electoral College votes in a last-ditch attempt to overturn Trump's election defeat

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Some House Republicans are planning on mounting a formal challenge to President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College win in at least one but possibly multiple states, Axios and Politico reported Monday. Vice President Mike Pence, acting as the Senate president, will preside over a joint session of the new 117th Congress on January 6 to formally certify each state's slates of presidential electors one-by-one. At least one member of the House and one member of the S...
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Trump is getting angry with Mike Pence for not joining in his attempts to overturn the election, report says

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a White House press briefing in April 2020. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump is furious at those in his circle he thinks are not supporting, Axios reported. They include Vice President Mike Pence, the outlet said. Pence's habit of not being around for Trump's most damaging moments has been noted before. Trump thinks that those who are not fighting in his corner are — in Axios' words — "weak, stupid, or dis...
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Trump's new defense secretary has reportedly ordered the Pentagon to halt Biden transition cooperation

Charles Dharapak/AP Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller has ordered the Pentagon to halt cooperation with the Biden transition team, . A Pentagon official said that the reason was that the staff involved in the transition is "overwhelmed." The start of the transition was delayed, limiting the time to complete necessary tasks, and the senior Pentagon leader in charge of the transition was installed after a purge of the department's civilian leadership and has been on the job just ove...
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Any predictions on who and how many pardons will be granted by Trump today?

This new Axios piece, headlined "Scoop: Trump pardons expected today," suggests we will see some (significant?) clemency action today from the White House (around 5pm I would guess).  Here is what Axios has to say on the matter: President Trump plans to issue a wave of pardons today, moving to expedite acts of clemency before Christmas, according to a source with direct knowledge and advocates who have been briefed on the plans. What to watch: Trump has been considering pardons for friends and ...
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Biden's incoming deputy chief of staff apologizes for calling Republicans 'a bunch of f---ers'

Jennifer O'Malley Dillon served as Biden's deputy campaign manager and was just appointed as his deputy chief of staff. photo by Andre Chung for The Washington Post via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden's incoming deputy chief of staff, Jen O'Malley Dillon, on Thursday walked back her comments referring to Republicans as "a bunch of f---ers," Politico reported. "I used some words that I probably could have chosen better," O'Malley Dillon said about the comments she made earlie...
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