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5 people died in the Capitol insurrection. Experts say it could have been so much worse.

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Five people died in the Capitol insurrection on January 6, including a Capitol Police officer.  But experts told Insider that the insurrection could have been much deadlier.  Experts said that swift thinking to bring Congress members and staff to safety likely saved lives.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One hundred f...
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READ: The full text of President Biden's inaugural address

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 Patrick Semansky/Pool via AP President Joe Biden was formally sworn into office at noon on January 20.  Biden emphasized themes of unity and national healing in his 22-minute speech. Read the full text of Biden's inauguration address here.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden was formally sworn in to office at noon on January 2...
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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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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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One last wave goodbye: The final image of a disgraced President Trump reluctantly leaving the White House

Outgoing US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Marine One at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2021 MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump has left the White House for the final time. Trump boarded Marine One shortly after 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday. For the first time in 152 years, the outgoing president will not attend his successor's inauguration. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump boarded Marine One this mornin...
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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 admits his term is ending but doesn't say Biden's name or formally concede election loss in White House farewell speech

President Donald Trump Screenshot via White House/YouTube Trump acknowledged that a new administration will take office in a 20-minute farewell video on Tuesday. In the video, Trump wished the new administration luck without ever mentioning Biden's name.  "I want you to know that the movement we started is only just beginning," he added. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump acknowledged that a new administration will take office on Wednesday and wished...
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Trump wishes new administration 'success' as Pence reveals he will skip president's farewell event – live

White House releases Trump farewell addressPence will attend inauguration but not Trump eventDozen national guard troops pulled from inauguration after vettingMcConnell blames Trump for provoking Capitol attackUS coronavirus deaths pass 400,000 amid grim winter forecast 10.07pm GMT In an email to Republican colleagues, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell indicated that he will fight to keep the legislative filibuster in the Senate. Under Senate rules, at least 60 votes are needed in ord...
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Trumps won’t greet Bidens at White House before inauguration

By Kate Bennett | CNN On the morning of Jan. 20, Donald Trump and Melania Trump will depart the White House as President and first lady, but they will not invite their incoming counterparts, Joe and Jill Biden, inside before they do. The dissolving of one of America’s most enduring transfer-of-power rituals — the outgoing president welcoming the incoming president on the steps of the North Portico, and then riding with them to the United States Capitol — is just one of the snubs the Trumps are p...
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'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley, who was arrested after storming the Capitol in a fur headdress and horns, has been denied bail

Jacob Chansley AKA Jake Angeli AKA the QAnon Shaman was detained after joining hundreds of others to storm the Capitol on January 6, 2020. Win McNamee/ Staff/ Getty Images A federal judge in Arizona on Friday denied bail to Jacob Chansley, a prominent QAnon conspiracy theorist who was arrested following the attacks on the US Capitol. DOJ prosecutors had argued Chansley — also known as the "QAnon Shaman" or Jake Angeli — was a flight risk and danger to the public because his past statements...
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Trump retreats from his job, and Pence fills the void as 'acting' president

With President Trump isolated in the White House since the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, Vice President Mike Pence increasingly fills the void in...
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Politics updates: More than 2 months after election, Vice President Pence calls to congratulate Vice President-elect Harris

Trump has refused to call Biden as is customary for an outgoing president. He plans to skip Biden's inauguration and leave the White House that morning.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Prosecutors said the QAnon Shaman was one of the rioters who meant to 'capture and assassinate elected officials' before walking back the claim

Jacob Chansley AKA Jake Angeli AKA the QAnon Shaman was detained after joining hundreds of others to storm the Capitol on January 6, 2020. Win McNamee/ Staff/ Getty Images Justice Department prosecutors said people who participated in the pro-Trump attack of the US Capitol planned to "capture and assassinate elected officials." They made the assessment in a detention memo for Jacob Chansley, also known as the QAnon Shaman or Jake Angeli, who they say left a threat for Vice President Mike P...
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Prosecutors say the QAnon Shaman was one of the rioters who meant to 'capture and assassinate elected officials'

Jacob Chansley AKA Jake Angeli AKA the QAnon Shaman was detained after joining hundreds of others to storm the Capitol on January 6, 2020. Win McNamee/ Staff/ Getty Images Justice Department prosecutors said people who participated in the pro-Trump attack of the US Capitol planned to "capture and assassinate elected officials." They made the assessment in a detention memo for Jacob Chansley, also known as the QAnon Shaman or Jake Angeli, who they say left a threat for Vice President Mike P...
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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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Biden urged the Senate to focus on the needs of the country as they move forward with Trump's impeachment proceedings

"Too many of our fellow Americans have suffered for too long over the past year to delay this urgent work," Biden said in a statement on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Biden urged the Senate to also focus on other issues including pandemic relief as they get ready to hold impeachment proceedings.  President Donald Trump was impeached on the House on Wednesday.  This is the second time Trump is impeached, this time for "incitement of insurrection."  Visit Business Inside...
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Biden urged the Senate to focus on the needs of the country as the move forward with Trump's impeachment proceedings

"Too many of our fellow Americans have suffered for too long over the past year to delay this urgent work," Biden said in a statement on Wednesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Biden urged the Senate to also focus on other issues including pandemic relief as they get ready to hold impeachment proceedings.  President Donald Trump was impeached on the House on Wednesday.  This is the second time Trump is impeached, this time for "incitement of insurrection."  Visit Business Inside...
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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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The GOP thinks one line from Trump's Jan. 6 speech will excuse the rest of it and everything else he did to incite the Capitol siege

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Only 10 House Republicans voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time on Wednesday, a move a week after the deadly Capitol siege that most Republicans vehemently opposed. The GOP lawmakers defending Trump cited one line from his January 6 speech as purported evidence that he did not provoke the Capitol siege.  Trump at one...
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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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Trump Reportedly Told Mike Pence “You Can Go Down in History As a Patriot or a P**sy” Before Electoral Vote Count

According to a new report from the New York Times, President Donald Trump went all the way off on Vice President Mike Pence after Pence refused to try to overturn the election in Trump’s favor. Before Pence went to the U.S. Capitol to oversee the electoral vote count last Wednesday (Jan. 6), an “enraged” Trump called Pence’s home and, according to two people briefed on the conversation, told him: “You can either go down in history as a patriot or you can go down in history as a p**sy.” A recent ...
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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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Trump on verge of second impeachment after Capitol siege

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time in an unprecedented House vote Wednesday, a week after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly siege. While Trump’s first impeachment in 2019 brought no Republican votes in the House, a small but significant number of leaders and lawmakers are breaking with t...
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