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Isolated and facing an impeachment trial, Trump is dedicating his last days to spoiling Biden's inauguration

President Donald J. Trump returns home after disembarking Marine One on the South Lawn at the White House on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Trump seems determined to be the center of attention in his final few days in office. In the wake of the attack on the US Capitol, Trump has lost many allies and faces an unprecedented second impeachment trial. But until noon on January 20, Trump retains the vast powers of his offi...
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Trump allies were behind rally that ignited Capitol riot, records show

WASHINGTON — Members of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting claims the event was the brainchild of the president’s grassroots supporters. A pro-Trump nonprofit group called Women for America First hosted the “Save America Rally” on Jan. 6 at the Ellipse, an oval-shaped, federally owned patch of land near the W...
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Georgia prosecutor seriously considering a criminal investigation into Trump's election interference, report says

President Donald J. Trump stops to talk to reporters as he walks to board Marine One and depart from the South Lawn at the White House on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fulton County's district attorney is seriously considering launching a criminal investigation into President Donald Trump, according to The New York Times. This follows calls by a watchdog group and Democratic lawmakers to have Trump investigated for interfering ...
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Trump Awards Toby Keith, Ricky Skaggs With National Medal of the Arts as Impeachment Goes Down

Toby Keith helped see Donald J. Trump in as president, playing at the inauguration concert four years ago — and he came back to help see him out, too, news reports indicate. It’s being reported that both Keith and fellow country music star Ricky Skaggs were at the White House Wednesday afternoon to receive the […]
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TRUMP IMPEACHED for historic 2nd time, majority of House votes to impeach on 'incitement of insurrection'

PRESIDENT TRUMP IMPEACHED FOR INCITING 1/6 CAPITOL RIOT A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump a historic second time, on charges of 'incitement of insurrection.' The final vote was 232 for and 197 against impeachment with five not voting. — Read the rest
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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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YouTube removes Trump content and bans him from uploading new videos for a minimum of 7 days, citing 'ongoing potential for violence'

Sundar Pichai Donald Trump Denis Balibouse/Reuters/Win McNamee/Getty Images YouTube said Tuesday that it has "removed new content" from President Donald Trump's official channel and banned him from posting new videos for a "minimum" of one week for violating its policies. YouTube also gave Trump's channel its first "strike," and is "indefinitely disabling" comments over "safety concerns." YouTube's actions come days after Facebook and Twitter banned Trump from their platforms entirely, and...
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Judiciary Committee report on impeachment argues for charging Trump with 'willful incitement of insurrection' [READ IT]

The House Judiciary Committee released a staff report on impeachment late on Tuesday, which details the factual and constitutional case for charging President Donald J. Trump with "willful incitement of insurrection." Here is the report [https://judiciary.house.gov]. Excerpt: President Trump invited his political supporters to Washington, D.C. — Read the rest
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Here’s why the US State Department website says Donald Trump’s ‘term ended’ on 11 January

In yet another apparent case of giving (perhaps) too much power to a single person, an unnamed US State Department employee is being blamed for the agency website displaying text indicating US President Donald Trump was no longer in office as of 11 January. Background: Hey, @StateDept, what do you know that the rest of us don't? "Donald J. Trump's term ended on 2021-01-11 19:49:00." pic.twitter.com/Ntl1BSqsb9 — Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM) January 11, 2021 Buzzfeed’s Christopher Miller ap...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who supports impeaching Trump in light of the Capitol siege, said she believes 'every minute' that he is 'in office represents a clear and present danger'

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) participates in a Census Town Hall at the Louis Armstrong Middle School in Queens, New York City Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she believes President Donald Trump should be impeached because "every minute" he stays in office "represents a clear and present danger" to Congress and the Country. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House would could move to impeach Trump this week if Vice President Mike Pence does not answer the chamber's ...
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Two private institutions revoked Trump's honorary degree following the Capitol siege

President Donald Trump. Getty Lehigh University and Wagner College both announced on Friday that they would revoke President Donald Trump's honorary degrees. Trump received the honorary degree from Lehigh in 1988 after speaking at the institution's commencement ceremony. He received a degree from Wagner in 2004. Both Lehigh and Wagner cited the violence that rose out of the attempted coup at the US Capitol on Wednesday as reasons for revocation.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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It’s About Damn Time: Donald Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter

Twitter announced Friday (Jan. 8) that they have “permanently suspended” President Donald Trump’s account days after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol and took over the building, leaving a trail of blood and destruction and claiming the lives of at least five people. The popular social media platform said in a statement: “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of fu...
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'I want him out': Lisa Murkowski of Alaska becomes the first GOP senator to call for Trump's resignation in the wake of deadly Capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 23: U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) asks a question at a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on September 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. The committee is examining the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Alex Edelman-Pool/Getty Images) Photo by Alex Edelman-Pool/Getty Images Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska became the first Republican member of Congress to urge President Donald Trump to resign from office over this ...
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Trump tweets that his supporters 'will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way' after many of them attempted a violent coup at the Capitol

OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump was back on Twitter Friday morning. After giving scripted remarks Thursday night condemning the capitol siege and calling for a peaceful transfer of power, the president defended his supporters on Friday. "The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me, AMERICA FIRST, and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, will have a GIANT VOICE long into the future," the president tweeted. "They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in ...
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US stocks again head for record highs after Trump concedes defeat and investors position for more stimulus

President Donald Trump conceded defeat and promised an orderly transition in a video posted on social media on Thursday night. Donald J. Trump via Twitter/via Reuters US stocks on Friday were set to reach record highs yet again as futures prices rose following President Donald Trump's acknowledgment that Joe Biden would become president in less than two weeks. Democrats have pledged to launch more economic coronavirus relief, sending stocks across the board higher in a broad-based rally. T...
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Trump agreed to condemn the Capitol rioters only after realizing he could face legal trouble for inciting them, report says

A still from a video of President Donald Trump on Thursday denouncing the Capitol rioters. Donald J. Trump/Twitter President Donald Trump agreed to record a video criticizing the Capitol rioters only after he realized he could face legal consequences, The New York Times reported. In a video on Thursday, Trump said he was "outraged by the violence" and promised a smooth transition to the Biden administration. The day before, as his supporters stormed the Capitol, the president refused to sp...
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Trump only agreed to condemn the Capitol rioters after realizing he could face legal trouble for inciting them, report says

A still from a video of President Donald Trump denouncing Capitol Hill rioters on January 7, 2020. Donald J. Trump/Twitter President Donald Trump only agreed to record a video criticizing the Capitol rioters after he realized he could face legal consequences, The New York Times reported. In a Thursday video, Trump said he was "outraged by the violence" and promised a smooth transition to President-elect Joe Biden's administration. The day before, as his supporters stormed the Capitol, the ...
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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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Shopify Permanently Bans Trump’s Official Online Stores

Ecommerce platform Shopify has permanently banned two online storefronts selling official Donald Trump merchandise in response to the unprecedented events in Washington on Wednesday. The sites, Shop.DonaldJTrump.com and TrumpStore.com, were unavailable as of roughly 11 a.m. ET on Thursday. "Based on recent events, we have determined that the actions by President Donald J. Trump violate...
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QAnon supporters believed marching on the Capitol could trigger 'The Storm,' an event where they hope Trump's foes will be punished in mass executions

Jake Angeli, the "Q Shaman," was one of several rioters to confront Capitol police officers at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Some QAnon conspiracy theorists had long held January 6 as the coming of a dramatic and violent event they called 'The Storm.' This is the day when they believe Trump will overthrow and execute the corrupt, child-abusing elites that the baseless theory says run the world.  On social media Trump supporters excitedly discussed the pr...
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More than 2 dozen Democratic lawmakers say they will try to impeach Trump again following riots over his election conspiracy theories

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters occupy the West Front of the Capitol and the inauguration stands on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress are calling to impeach President Donald Trump again, just two weeks before he leaves office. "Donald J. Trump should be impeached by the House of Representatives & removed from office by the United States Senate. We can't allow him to remain in office, it's a ...
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More than a dozen Democratic lawmakers say they will try to impeach Trump again following riots over his election conspiracy theories

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters occupy the West Front of the Capitol and the inauguration stands on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images More than a dozen Democratic members of Congress are calling to impeach President Donald Trump again, just two weeks before he leaves office. "Donald J. Trump should be impeached by the House of Representatives & removed from office by the United States Senate. We can't allow him to remain in office, it's a ma...
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Trump tells his violent supporters who stormed the Capitol 'you're very special,' but asks them 'to go home'

In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP In a video posted to Twitter, President Donald Trump praised rioters overtaking over the US capitol as he asked them to stand down. Trump also repeated false claims that there was widespread election fraud. "This was a fraudulent election, but we can't play into the hands of these people," Trump said. "We have to have peace." "So go home, we love you, you're very special, you've s...
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Democratic lawmakers say they will try to impeach Trump again following riots over election conspiracy theories he pushed

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 6: Trump supporters occupy the West Front of the Capitol and the inauguration stands on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Several Democratic members of Congress are calling to impeach President Donald Trump again, just two weeks before he leaves office. "Donald J. Trump should be impeached by the House of Representatives & removed from office by the United States Senate. We can't allow him to remain in office, it's a matter of pr...
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Trump's former White House communications director called on the president to stop his supporters' siege on the US Capitol: 'you are the only one they will listen to'

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud Julio Cortez/AP Alyssa Farah, a former White House official who last year served as communications director, urged President Donald Trump to call his supporters off from their siege of the US Cap...
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