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Trump to use threat of the new Patriot Party to pressure Republican senators not to convict him in an impeachment trial: Report

President Donald Trump addresses guests at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on January 20, 2021. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images Trump is threatening to create a new political party, reported The Washington Post.  He plans to use the Patriot Party as leverage over GOP senators, so they don't convict him in his impeachment trial. Unlike other former presidents, Trump has signaled that he will continue to play an active role in politics.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. F...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says some lawmakers 'don't yet feel safe around other members of Congress' after one tried bringing a gun to the House floor

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives for a hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on August 24, 2020 Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she's concerned about her safety in light of reports that Congress members have brought guns to the Capitol. The New York progressive told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday evening that "a very considerable amount" of lawmakers "still don't yet feel safe." Security concerns have been top of mind for many lawma...
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Outcry follows photos of Guard sleeping in garages in DC

[vemba-video id=”tv/2021/01/22/the-lead-pete-muntean-2.cnn”] By Nomaan Merchant, Lolita Baldor and Aamer Madhani | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police, now facing allegations that the agency evicted troops sent to help after its failure to stop rioting mobs two weeks ago. President Joe Biden expressed his “dismay” Friday morning...
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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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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland tried to bring a firearm into the Capitol on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris tried to carry a concealed gun into the House on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Metal detectors in the Capitol went off when Harris walked through. Harris tried to have another representative hold his weapon, then had to leave and come back. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Rep. Andy Harris tr...
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol Building on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland attempted to bring a firearm into the Capitol just weeks after the Capitol Building siege. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland, attempted to carry a concealed weapon into the House Chambers on Thursday, the Huffington Post reported.  Metal detectors placed in the Capitol following the January 6 attack went off when Harris attempted to walk through.  Harris attempted to have another representative hold his weapon be...
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GOP wrestles with the post-Trump future

By Steve Peoples | Associated Press For the first time in more than a decade, Republicans are waking up to a Washington where Democrats control the White House and Congress, adjusting to an era of diminished power, deep uncertainty and internal feuding. The shift to minority status is always difficult, prompting debates over who is to blame for losing the last election. But the process is especially intense as Republicans confront profound questions about what the party stands for without Donald...
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Biden enters the White House for the first time since being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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Biden enters White House for first time since being sworn in as 46th US president

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on the steps of the US Capitol after he was sworn in as the 46th US president. DAVID TULIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presid...
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Biden flew to DC on a luxurious Boeing 737 private jet with its own master bedroom and shower - see inside

Joe Biden flying to Washington, DC ahead of his inauguration. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty President Joe Biden flew to Washington, DC on a Boeing 737 private jet instead of an Air Force plane. The airliner-turned-private-jet is favored among the wealthy jet set for its range and spacious cabin. Amtrak was the president's first choice of transport but security concerns scrubbed the plan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden arrived in Washington, DC ahead of his i...
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After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
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LIVE: After being sworn in, Biden pledges to 'be a president for all Americans'

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office shortly before noon ET on Wednesday. Biden's inauguration came as Washington, DC was on lockdown after outgoing President Trump incited a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presiden...
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Trump did not pardon himself on his way out of office even as he faces a mountain of legal and political risk

US President Donald Trump stepping off Air Force One upon arrival in Harlingen, Texas, on January 12, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Former President Trump did not preemptively pardon himself before leaving office on Wednesday. Several Trump associates reportedly warned him against pardoning himself. Trump would have forfeited his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination if he'd pardoned himself. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Tr...
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Latest on Inauguration: Biden says in first address as president ‘Democracy has prevailed’

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP) WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden says “democracy has prevailed” in a country reeling amid a pandemic and a violent melee two weeks ago at the U.S. Capitol. In his first remarks as president, Biden said Wednesday that his swearing-in marks a...
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LIVE: Trump's most loyal congressional allies are seen arriving at Biden's inauguration

Congressional members and guests arrive for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
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Latest on Inauguration Day: Biden, Harris arrive at Capitol with their families

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has arrived at the U.S. Capitol ahead of his inauguration as the United States’ 46th president. Biden and his wife, Jill, arrived at the complex on Wednesday morning, about 90 minutes before his noon swearing-in ceremony. They were accompanied by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband, Douglas Emhoff, and were greeted by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. The president-elect’s motorcade wound its way through a mostly deserted Washington follo...
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LIVE: Trump departs White House for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration as thousands of troops protect the nation's capital from right-wing extremists

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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CNN describes crowd at Trump's departure as 'the smallest' of his presidency

President Donald Trump speaks before boarding Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Donald Trump was met with a small crowd at Joint Base Andrews. CNN's Jim Acosta said the attendees were "definitely the smallest crowd size of the Trump presidency." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. After departing the White House for the last time, outgoing President Donald Trump's farewell speech at Joint Base Andrews was notable for lac...
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LIVE: Trump wishes Americans a 'good life' before boarding Air Force One for final time ahead of Biden's inauguration

Outgoing President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Trump left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration. The end of Trump's presidency comes as Washington, DC is on lockdown after a violent insurrection. Follow Insider's live coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presid...
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Trump reportedly left Biden a note in the Oval Office after all, despite skipping the inauguration and rejecting tradition

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive to speak to supporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before heading to Florida on Wednesday. Pete Marovich/Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly left President-elect Joe Biden a note in the Oval Office. In doing so, Trump upheld at least one tradition of outgoing presidents. Trump left town for Florida ahead of Biden's inauguration. He's the first outgoing president since 1869 to skip the inauguration of his successor....
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'We will be back in some form': Trump vows return in final speech – video

Donald Trump said it had been his ‘greatest honour and privilege’ to have served as US president in a speech to supporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. ‘Goodbye, we love you, we’ll be back in some form,’ Trump said, before boarding Air Force One to the sound of the Village People’s YMCADonald Trump leaves White House for the last time as presidentTrump leaves White House a final time as president as Biden set to be sworn in Continue reading...
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Donald Trump departs White House for final time as president – video

Donald Trump has left the White House for the last time as president, saying it had been ‘the honour of a lifetime’ to serve.  He boarded Marine One with the first lady and was flown to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for a ‘sending off’ ceremony. Trump will not be attending Joe Biden’s inaugurationUS politics live Continue reading...
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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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Rep. Jamie Raskin on Trump impeachment: 'I'm not going to lose my son' in 2020 and 'lose my country' in 2021

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland). Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times via AP, Pool Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland on Sunday said that he's "not going to lose my son at the end of 2020 and lose my country and my republic in 2021" as he reflected on the recent death of his 25-year-old son, Tommy, and his own role as the lead House manager in President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. On CNN's "State of the Union" with host Jake Tapper, Raskin said that the memory of his son drove him to ...
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A Black Capitol Police officer reportedly put on a MAGA hat to rescue his fellow officers during the Capitol siege

Pro-Trump protestors clash with police during the tally of electoral votes that that would certify Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. presidential election outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Images A Black Capitol Police officer who was suspended after being seen wearing a "MAGA" hat while defending the Capitol from the January 6 siege did so to try to free fellow officers, the Wall Street Journa...
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Here's what happens now that Trump has been impeached a 2nd time by the House

President Donald Trump. Reuters On Wednesday, the House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump for the second time in his presidency.  The House passed one article against Trump for inciting an insurrection on the US Capitol on January 6.  Next, the Senate will hold a trial to determine whether Trump should be removed from office. It is unclear whether the Senate will hold a trial and vote on whether to remove Trump from his office before his term expires on January 20. Read I...
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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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