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'Cowboys for Trump' leader detained by FBI after pledging to bring guns to DC

Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin speaks Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Santa Fe, N.M., as hundreds of advocates for gun rights rallied at the New Mexico Statehouse against a proposed red-flag gun law that has the support of Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. AP Photo/Morgan Lee Couy Griffin, the founder of "Cowboys for Trump," was arrested Sunday in Washington, DC, after pledging to bring guns to the city on the day of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Griffin, an ally of Pre...
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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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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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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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LIVE: House majority leader Steny Hoyer rips into GOP Rep. Jim Jordan for being 'Trump-like' and denying reality as House considers 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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Rudy Giuliani says his 'trial by combat' comment during Trump's January 6 rally was a 'Game of Thrones' reference, not a call to violence

Giuliani told reporter Brett Samuels that he was referencing "Game of Thrones" - which he called the "famous documentary about fictitious medieval England" - when he called for "trial by combat." Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photos President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani told The Hill on Tuesday that he was referencing "Game of Thrones" when he told a crowd at Trump's January 6 "Save America" rally that "we will have a trial by combat." "I was referencing the kind of trial that took place f...
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Trump was too busy watching the Capitol chaos unfold on TV to do anything about it, advisors told The Washington Post

Trump told a crowd in front of the White House on January 6, "we will never concede." Getty Images President Donald Trump took several hours to respond to the insurrection at the Capitol building last Wednesday, despite numerous pleas from staff, advisers, and members of his own family. A new report from The Washington Post says Trump was too busy watching the insurrection unfold on TV to do anything to quell it. "He was hard to reach, and you know why? Because it was live TV. If it's TiV...
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Two House Democrats Test Positive For Covid-19 After Coup Attempt at Capitol

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, a Democrat from Washington, has tested positive for covid-19 after being forced to shelter in a secure location at the U.S. Capitol during last week’s coup attempt by loyalists of President Donald Trump. Jayapal is the second member of Congress to announce she has covid-19 after every member of…Read more...
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The FBI and the DOJ are investigating 'significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy' after the Capitol riot

Pro-Trump protesters at a rally in Washington, DC, on Wednesday. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Michael Sherwin, the acting US attorney in Washington, DC, said Tuesday that the FBI and the Justice Department were looking into "significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy" after the Capitol riot. The "scope and scale" of the Capitol-riot investigation is unprecedented in FBI and DOJ history, Sherwin said at a press conference. He added that his office had opened more than 170 subject...
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The FBI and DOJ are investigating 'significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy' after the Capitol riot

Pro-Trump protesters look on during clashes with Capitol police at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Michael Sherwin, the acting US attorney in Washington, DC, said Tuesday that the FBI and Justice Department are looking into "significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy" after the Capitol riot. The "scope and scale"...
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Trump claims people think his rally that incited the deadly Capitol riot was 'totally appropriate'

US President Donald Trump. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Speaking publicly for the first time on Tuesday, President Donald Trump told reporters that "people" believe a speech he gave that incited last week's deadly Capitol insurrection was "totally appropriate." He also said the push to impeach him over his incitement of the insurrection was "absolutely ridiculous," adding that there was "tremendous anger" over it, though he didn't specify who was angry. The president has lost hi...
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President Trump was too busy watching the Capitol building chaos unfold on TV to do anything about it, advisors told The Washington Post

Trump told a crowd in front of the White House on January 6, "we will never concede." Getty Images President Donald Trump took several hours to respond to the insurrection at the Capitol building last Wednesday, despite numerous pleas from staff, advisers, and members of his own family. A new report from The Washington Post says Trump was too busy watching the insurrection unfold on TV to do anything to quell it. "He was hard to reach, and you know why? Because it was live TV. If it's TiV...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy reportedly snapped after the president told him 'antifa' led the Capitol insurrection: 'It's MAGA. I know. I was there.'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told President Trump, " "Stop it. It's over. The election is over." Evan Vucci/The Associated Press House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had a tense phone call with President Trump on Monday in which he told the president the election was "over." After Trump said the Capitol insurrection was the work of antifa, McCarthy said, "It's MAGA. I know, I was there," according to Axios. McCarthy, a longtime Trump supporter, went on to vote against election ...
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House Democrats introduce an article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement of insurrection

President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images House Democrats on Monday formally introduced an article of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with incitement of insurrection. The House is expected to impeach the ...
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Trump tweeted angrily about Mike Pence while the vice president was under siege at the Capitol and then gave him the silent treatment for several days

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump did not speak with Vice President Mike Pence for several days following the siege on the Capitol. Pence was in the building at the time of the insurrection and was targeted by the pro-Trump mob over his refusal to interfere with the certification of the presidential election results, a point Trump himself brought up to his followers se...
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Trump tweeted angrily about Mike Pence while the vice president was being attacked at the Capitol Building, and then gave him the silent treatment for several days

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump did not speak with Vice President Mike Pence for several days following the siege on the Capitol. Pence was in the building at the time of the insurrection and was targeted by the pro-Trump mob over his refusal to interfere with the certification of the presidential election results, a point Trump himself brought up to his followers se...
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Trump tweeted angrily about Mike Pence, even while the vice president was in hiding after being targeted in the Capitol siege

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump did not speak with Vice President Mike Pence for several days following the siege on the Capitol. Pence was in the building at the time of the insurrection and was targeted by the pro-Trump mob over his refusal to interfere with the certification of the presidential election results, a point Trump himself brought up to his followers se...
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Following his Twitter ban, Trump could launch a media blitz in the final days of his presidency to highlight his 'amazing achievements,' report says

President Donald Trump taking part in a 60 MINUTES interview on Sunday Oct. 25, 2020. CBS via Getty Images Trump has not made a public appearance since Wednesday's siege of the US Capitol building. He is now considering a media blitz in the final days of his presidency to ramp up his achievements, sources told the Daily Beast. In these interviews, Trump hopes to discuss the Middle East peace deals secured by him and Jared Kushner. Lawmakers are currently pushing for Trump to leave office b...
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The FBI plastered DC bus stops with photos of people involved in the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol so the public can help identify them

A billboard on a bus stop on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest advertises a message from the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking information related to violence at the U.S. Capitol, on January 9, 2021 in Washington, DC. Al Drago/Getty Images The Federal Bureau of Investigation is using digital posters at bus stops in Washington, DC, as part of its investigations into the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol on Wednesday. Photos of the posters, shown on large monitors at DC bus stops, were...
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A majority of Americans blame Trump for this week's insurrection at the US Capitol, according to PBS poll

Demonstrators hold a banner calling for impeachment of US President Donald Trump during a protest outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on January 7, 2021 a day after pro-Trump mob stormed and trashed the Capitol. - President Donald Trump faced a growing chorus of calls January 7 to be removed from office under the 25th Amendment for inciting the mob violence that swept through the US Capitol one day earlier. KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images Roughly 9 in 10 Americans oppose t...
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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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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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'Nothing can stop us': Slain Trump supporter tweeted conspiracy theories and her devotion to Trump in days before her death

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis Ashli Babbitt was killed after being shot storming the US Capitol alongside a violent Trump mob on Wednesday. Babbitt was a veteran of the Air Force, and was active on social media. Posts made prior to her death reveal she was fully steeped in a pro-Trump and QAnon conspiracy echo chamber. Previous po...
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Twitter limited Trump's tweets for 'risk of violence' as pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol

A protester is seen hanging from the balcony in the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session on Wednesday to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Pro-Trump rioters broke into the US Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation's capital. Win McNamee/Getty Images As pro-Trump rioters broke into the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon with Congress in session, President Trum...
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