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Trump impeachment charge will be delivered on Monday, Schumer says

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s request for a delay. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who displaced McConnell as the chamber’s leader after Democrats won two Georgia runoff elections this month, announced the move on the Senate floor but did not say when Trump’s second impeachment tri...
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Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop is freed from jail

By MARK SCOLFORO | Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman facing charges that she helped steal a laptop from the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the attack on the U.S. Capitol will be released from jail, a federal judge decided Thursday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin Carlson released Riley June Williams into the custody of her mother, with travel restrictions, and instructed her to appear Monday in federal court in Washington to continue her case. Williams, 22, of Har...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Washington, Virginia, Sport, Joe Biden, Fbi, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Williams, House, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol Police, Harrisburg


Where and when to watch the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Coverage of the 59th presidential inauguration begins at 7 a.m. Pacific time Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the United States Capitol with the swearing in of Kamala Harris as vice president and Joe Biden as president just before 9 a.m. The 20th Amendment to the US Constitution, ratified in 1933, states that the terms of the sitting president and vice president end at noon on Jan. 20 following the previous November’s election. And since the Constitution couldn’t be more East Coast, you know they me...
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Southern California police, sheriff’s deputies on high alert for Inauguration Day after Capitol attack

Law enforcement officials across Southern California will be on high alert on Inauguration Day, Wednesday, Jan. 20, looking for any hint of violence after the chaotic attack on the U.S. Capitol building by furious supporters of President Donald Trump two weeks ago. While it won’t be anywhere near the level of security already in place in Washington, D.C. for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ swearing in — where thousands of National Guard troops are on patrol, man...
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3 from Beverly Hills face federal charges in Capitol riot

LOS ANGELES — A Beverly Hills salon owner and a prominent anti-vaxxer physician and her spokesman are due in federal court in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to face charges of participating in the violent takeover of the U.S. Capitol. Gina Bisignano, 52, was arrested Tuesday morning, and Simone Gold, 55, and John Strand, 37, were taken into custody Monday, according to FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller. The defendants — all three are Beverly Hills residents — are expected to make their initial court ...
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Parler reappears with help from Russian-owned security service

By Nate Lanxon and Amy Thomson | Bloomberg Parler, the free-speech social network, reappeared with the help of a Russian-owned web security service as the website hunts for a way around bans that took it offline earlier this month. “Our return is inevitable due to hard work, and persistence against all odds,” Chief Executive Officer John Matze wrote in a new post, the latest since Amazon Web Services stopped hosting the site and it was banned from Apple Inc. and Google’s app stores. “Despite the...
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Southern Californians eagerly await — or dread — Joe Biden’s inauguration

Four years ago this week, Rick Reiss, while visiting his wife’s family in the Philippines, got up at 3 a.m. to watch President Donald Trump’s inauguration. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, Reiss will be home in Temecula. But instead of watching President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing-in, Reiss might grab his “Don’t Tread on Me” flag and join fellow conservatives at an outdoor rally. “With what’s happening now, obviously I’m not happy about how things turned out,” he said. “I’m not in a depression though … I’...
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FBI raids home of Huntington Beach activist who initially admitted, later denied taking part in Capitol siege

The FBI on Monday searched the Huntington Beach apartment of a well-known far-right activist who initially claimed in a video that he participated in the siege earlier this month at the U.S. Capitol, then backtracked as he became the target of death threats. Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office, confirmed that an FBI SWAT team executed a search warrant around 10 a.m. at the residence of 32-year-old Kristopher Drew Martin on Viewpoint Lane. One person, whose identi...
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FBI investigates tip that a woman possibly stole a laptop from Nancy Pelosi’s office to potentially sell it to Russia

By Katelyn Polantz | CNN In a new criminal court case against a woman alleged to have entered the US Capitol on January 6, the FBI noted that a tipster raised the possibility of a laptop being stolen from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office to potentially sell to Russia. There’s no indication a laptop was actually taken from Pelosi’s office. And the FBI says in the court record the “matter remains under investigation.” It’s one of the more bizarre details to emerge in the avalanche of court fil...
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FBI releases photos of 7 suspects in Capitol attack on officer

The FBI has released images of seven people suspected of attacking a Washington, D.C., police officer during the Jan. 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol. The flier issued Sunday shows the men suspected of beating and tasing Mike Fanone, an attack during which people were heard yelling, “Kill him with his own gun.” Fanone, 40, survived the attack, though he suffered a mild heart attack. He told CNN that several of the rioters appeared to have misgivings after he yelled that he has children — he’s the...
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Sacramento: Authorities standing by for possible pro-Trump protests, violence

SACRAMENTO — Armed demonstrations did not materialize Sunday at the California state Capitol despite calls from far-right activists inviting Donald Trump’s supporters to protest the recent presidential election results. MAGA hats and Trump flags, visible throughout the crowd that attacked the U.S Capitol on Jan. 6, were not seen in significant numbers on Sunday. As of the early afternoon, no demonstrations had occurred in Sacramento before a strong National Guard presence ahead of President-elec...
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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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Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call

By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Associated Press By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation’s capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states. Military leaders spent chunks of Thursday evening and Friday calling states in an unprecedented appeal for more National Guard troops to help lock down much of the ci...
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Former LA worker ‘Baked Alaska’ arrested in Capitol riot probe

Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. He formerly worked for Buzzfeed in Los Angeles, and reportedly attended Azusa Pacific University. Related: We worked together on the internet. Last week, he stormed the Capitol. Gionet was arrested by federal agents in Houston on Saturday, according to the official, who was not authorized ...
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We worked together on the internet. Last week, he stormed the Capitol.

By Ben Smith | The New York Times He fit in as well as anyone did at our Los Angeles studio, a place full of ambitious misfits with an unusual gift. They knew how to make web videos people wanted to watch. His real name was Anthime Joseph Gionet, though he preferred others. His value to BuzzFeed was clear: He’d do anything for the Vine, the short video platform that had a brief cultural moment before being crushed by Instagram and Snapchat in 2017. Once, he poured a gallon of milk on his face an...
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California Highway Patrol issues statewide tactical alert ahead of Inauguration Day

The California Highway Patrol ordered a statewide tactical alert Friday to increase available officers in anticipation of possible civil unrest leading up to the presidential inauguration, authorities said. The alert allows CHP to increase overall awareness and the number of officers available to help protect state highways, state buildings, and the state Capitol in Sacramento. “For many months, the CHP has worked closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to ensure the outc...
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Postal Service to remove collection boxes in L.A., O.C. ahead of potential protests

The U.S. Postal Service has announced plans to temporarily remove 14 blue mail collection boxes in Los Angeles and Orange counties as a safety precaution ahead of potential protests. The Postal Service joins many other agencies across the nation making plans for protests leading up to and after President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. Experts and law enforcement fear the demonstrations could potentially turn violent, after rioters last week breached the U.S. Capitol. “These are tem...
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Wednesday’s LA Council meeting is canceled, in response to Inauguration Day security concerns

A Los Angeles City Council meeting scheduled on the same day as the presidential inauguration, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, has been canceled out of concern for any potential unrest. Council President Nury Martinez made the announcement Friday, saying that the council meeting the day before, on Tuesday, Jan. 19, will go on as planned. Related Articles Capitol mob meant to ‘assassinate’ officials, feds say ‘QAnon shaman’ was following Trump’s orders and d...
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‘Kill him with his own gun’: Police describe facing the mob at the U.S. Capitol

By Mark Morales | CNN As DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone lay on the ground at the US Capitol building, stunned and injured, he knew a group of rioters were stripping him of his gear. They grabbed spare ammunition, ripped the police radio off his chest and even stole his badge. Then, Fanone, who had just been Tasered several times in the back of the neck, heard something chilling that made him go into survival mode. [vemba-video id=”us/2021/01/15/capitol-riot-officers-sots-ctn-prok...
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Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and police officers

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, JAKE BLEIBERG and JAMES LAPORTA | The Associated Press WASHINGTON  — As President Donald Trump’s supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing olive-drab helmets and body armor trudged purposefully up the marble stairs in a single-file line, each man holding the jacket collar of the one ahead. The formation, known as “Ranger File,” is standard operating procedure for a combat team that is “stacking up” to breach a buildi...
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Deputy possibly involved in U.S. Capitol insurrection, sheriff says

A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is suspected of possibly being involved in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol while off duty last week, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said on Thursday, Jan. 14. “I am very concerned one of my deputies may have been involved in wrongdoing at the U.S. Capitol,” Villanueva said in a statement. “Upon learning, I contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and briefed them.” It was not clear whether the deputy attended the rally where President ...
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Gov. Newsom calls up California National Guard in preparation for presidential inauguration

Gov. Gavin Newsom called on the California Army National Guard on Thursday to boost security at the state capital in Sacramento following last week’s attack on Congress by a mob incited by President Donald Trump. Newsom, at a news conference, said 1,000 guard members will support the California Highway Patrol and other enforcement agencies to guard important infrastructure in and around California’s state capital. He added that the state was working with federal and local law enforcement to bols...
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Expecting trouble, Washington locks down ahead of inauguration

WASHINGTON — All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading more fencing. There were no cars or scooters and seemingly no tourists Wednesday, just the occasional jogger and multiple construction crews at work. The U.S. Capitol that proved such a soft target last week was visible only through lines of tall, black fence. Two blocks from the White House, a group of uniformed National Guard troops emerged from a tour bus and headed into a...
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Donald Trump stands largely silent, alone after second impeachment

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — His place in the history books rewritten, President Donald Trump endured his second impeachment largely alone and silent. For more than four years, Trump has dominated the national discourse like no one before him. Yet when his legacy was set in stone on Wednesday, he was stunningly left on the sidelines. Trump now stands with no equal, the only president to be charged twice with a high crime or misdemeanor, a new co...
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Olympic gold medal swimmer Klete Keller charged with taking part in U.S. Capitol riot

Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was charged Wednesday with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after video emerged that appeared to show him among those storming the building last week. An FBI complaint, citing screenshots from the video, asked that a warrant be issued charging Keller with knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority and attempting to impede an official government function. Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump sto...
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How did L.A. County members of Congress vote on President Trump’s impeachment?

Here’s how Los Angeles County’s members of Congress voted Wednesday on the second impeachment of President Donald Trump: CA-23: Kevin McCarthy (R) – No CA-25: Mike Garcia (R) – No CA-26: Julia Brownley (D) – Yes CA-27: Judy Chu (D) – Yes CA-28: Adam Schiff (D) – Yes CA-29: Tony Cardenas (D) – Yes CA-30: Brad Sherman (D) – Yes CA-32: Grace Napolitano (D) – Yes CA-33: Ted Lieu (D) – Yes CA-34: Jimmy Gomez (D) – Yes CA-35: Norma Torres (D) – Yes CA-37: Karen Bass (D) – Yes CA-38: Linda Sanchez (D) ...
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LA council members call for probe into city employee involvement in Capitol riot

Los Angeles City Council members called for an investigation into whether city employees were involved in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. that began as a protest of the results of the presidential election and morphed into an insurrection. Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced a motion Wednesday that would direct all city departments — including from the police, fire and personnel departments —  to conduct this probe. She said that “city employees, especially sworn ...
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‘Insurrection,’ ‘coup’ and ‘sedition.’ Here’s what each term means

By Dakin Andone | CNN In the wake of Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol building by a pro-Trump mob, US elected officials, world leaders and commentators have condemned the actions of the President and those who participated. Many of their statements use various words to refer to what took place — “insurrection,” “sedition” and “coup.” Here’s a breakdown of what those terms mean. Insurrection   [vemba-video id=”business/2021/01/12/corporate-backlash-trump-capitol-riot.cnnbusiness”]The words “i...
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President Trump on verge of 2nd impeachment after Capitol siege

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time in a fast-moving House vote, just a week after he encouraged loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results and then a mob of supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. “We are debating this historic measure at a crime scene,” said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. Security was exceptionally tight Wednesday, shocking images of National Guard troops massed at the iconic Capitol, with secure perimeters around the ...
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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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