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Rep. Brad Sherman town hall on Covid-19 issues, impeachment and the Biden administration, Jan. 21

  WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 06: A protester is seen hanging from the balcony in the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Pro-Trump protesters have entered the U.S.Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)   Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) holds a telephone town hall, 7-8 p.m. Jan....
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Democrats build impeachment case, alleging ‘dangerous crime’

WASHINGTON — The lead prosecutor for President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment began building his case for conviction at trial, asserting on Sunday that Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was “the most dangerous crime” ever committed by a president against the United States. A Senate trial could begin as soon as this week, just as Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president. Digital image from a video released by the White House on January 13, 2021....
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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...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Soccer, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Muriel Bowser


Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president’s tenure in the White House. The timing is not set and depends heavily on when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decides to transmit the article of impeachment to the Senate. Democrats hoping to avoid interrupting Biden’s inauguration have suggested holding back until the new president has a chance to get...
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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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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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Trump says he opposes violence in statement read on House floor

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he opposes violence in a statement read on the House floor as members debate impeaching him for his role in fomenting the violent insurrection at the Capitol last week. Trump’s message was read Wednesday by GOP Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio. Trump says in a statement: “In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind.” Trump adds: “That is not what I stand for, and it is not what Amer...
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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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Watch live: U.S. House takes up second impeachment of President Donald Trump

Mike Dorning, Erik Wasson and Billy House | Bloomberg The U.S. House prepared to vote on a history-making second impeachment of Donald Trump as lawmakers seethed over his role inciting last week’s mob attack on the Capitol and the president’s once-firm control over the Republican party began to break down. Trump’s impeachment appeared inevitable in a vote Democrats anticipated would come Wednesday, with the resolution’s sponsors claiming broad support from Democrats and public backing from sever...
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Watch live: U.S. House takes up second impeachment of President Donald Trump (6:00 a.m.)

Mike Dorning, Erik Wasson and Billy House | Bloomberg The U.S. House prepared to vote on a history-making second impeachment of Donald Trump as lawmakers seethed over his role inciting last week’s mob attack on the Capitol and the president’s once-firm control over the Republican party began to break down. Trump’s impeachment appeared inevitable in a vote Democrats anticipated would come Wednesday, with the resolution’s sponsors claiming broad support from Democrats and public backing from sever...
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President Trump on verge of second impeachment after Capitol siege

By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and JONATHAN LEMIRE | Associated Press 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 G...
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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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Democracy vs. unity? Local House members differ on why they support, or oppose, impeaching Trump

“Democracy.” Or, from those on the other side of the political aisle, “unity.” Those are the boil-it-down-to-a-word answers when local House members are asked why they favor or oppose impeaching short-timer President Donald Trump for his role in inciting insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The unprecedented violence that on Jan. 6 led to five deaths and drove House members of both parties into hiding is sparking the equally unprecedented second impeachment of Trump. But the ideological split that ...
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Sen. Mitch McConnell said to be pleased about Trump impeachment

Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, has told associates that he believes President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is pleased that Democrats are moving to impeach him, believing that it will make it easier to purge him from the party, according to people familiar with his thinking. The House is voting Wednesday to formally charge Trump with inciting violence against the country. At the same time, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., the minority leader and one of Trump...
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Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol riot, visits Texas

ALAMO, Texas — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault. “People thought that what I said was totally appropriate,” Trump said. President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. The President is traveling to ...
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Trump rejects blame for Capitol riot, calls rally remarks ‘totally appropriate’

Justin Sink and Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump rejected any responsibility for the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters last week, calling remarks he delivered during a rally outside the White House before the attack “totally appropriate” and warning lawmakers not to impeach him a second time. Trump on Tuesday said it’s “absolutely ridiculous” that the House is moving rapidly to impeach him for inciting an insurrection, saying the effort is causing “tremendou...
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Trump is reportedly more upset about his club not hosting a golf tournament than he is about likely being impeached for a 2nd time

President Donald Trump at Trump National Golf Club on December 13 in Sterling, Virginia. Al Drago/Getty Images President Donald Trump is reportedly more upset that one of his club's will no longer host a PGA golf tournament than he is about the prospect of a second impeachment. Trump is "gutted" by the PGA's decision to pull its 2022 championship from his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, The New York Times' Maggie Haberman reported on Monday. The reporting came as House Democrats forma...
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Trump is reportedly more upset about his club not hosting a golf tournament than he is about likely being impeached for a second time

President Donald Trump climbs into golf cart number 45 as he golfs at Trump National Golf Club on December 13, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia Al Drago/Getty Images President Donald Trump is reportedly more upset that one of his club's will no longer host a PGA golf tournament than he is about a second possible impeachment. Trump is "gutted" by PGA's decision to pull the 2022 Championship from his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, The New York Times' Maggie Haberman reported on Monday. The r...
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GSA official allows Biden transition to officially begin

By Kristen Holmes and Jeremy Herb | CNN The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN. The letter is the first step the administration has taken to acknowledge President Donald Trump’s defeat, more than two weeks after Biden was declared the winner in the election. Murphy said she had not been p...
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GOP’s Mitt Romney says he will vote to convict President Trump, but acquittal is on track

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, bringing an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history in a vote at the start of the tumultuous campaign for the White House. But onoe key Republican, Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, announced on the Senate floor that he was breaking with his party. Romney appeared to choke up as he spoke of his deep faith and “oath before God” demanding that he vote for...
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Trump trial end in sight as vote nears on more witnesses

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump seems headed for acquittal in his impeachment trial after Sen. Lamar Alexander’s decision to stick with fellow Republicans and oppose Democratic efforts to call more witnesses and keep the Senate trial going for weeks or even months. A vote on witnesses, expected Friday, could lead to an abrupt end and assured acquittal in only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history. Trump has been pressing fo...
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Trump lawyers raise defenses as pressure grows for witnesses

By ERIC TUCKER, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s legal team is raising a broad-based attack on the impeachment case against him even as it mostly brushes past allegations in a new book that could undercut a key defense argument at his Senate trial. Former national security adviser John Bolton writes in a manuscript that Trump wanted to withhold military aid from Ukraine until it committed to helping with investigations into Democratic rival Joe Biden. That asser...
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Democrats demand Bolton testify at Trump’s impeachment trial

By ERIC TUCKER, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON  — The stakes over witness testimony at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defense argument. Bolton writes in the forthcoming book that Trump told him that he wanted to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in security aid from Ukraine until it helped him with politically charged investigations, including into Democra...
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Senate approves impeachment trial rules, puts off witnesses

By LISA MASCARO and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON  —The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting for now Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump’s “trifecta” of offenses. Trump himself claimed he wants top aides to testify, but qualified that by suggesting there were “national security” concerns to allowing their testimony. “We have a great cas...
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McConnell abruptly eases impeachment trial time limits

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly changed his proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial , backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening arguments after protests from senators, including Republicans. The trial quickly burst into a partisan fight at the Capitol as the president’s lawyers opened arguments Tuesday in support of McConnell’s plan. Democrats objected loudly to McConnell’s...
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Dershowitz, Starr join Trump’s impeachment defense team

By ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s legal team for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton. The team will also include Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general and a Trump ally, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the person wasn’t authorized to speak on the record. The lead r...
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Chief justice swears in Senate for Trump impeachment trial

By LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — The chief justice of the United States was sworn in Thursday to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, then immediately swore in the entire Senate body in turn with an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors for only the third such proceeding in American. history. Chief Justice John Roberts made the short trip across the street from the Supreme Court before being ushered to the Senate chamber. The Constitution mandates the chief justice serve a...
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Trump’s impeachment trial underway with reading of charges

By LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON —  The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Thursday, with House Democrats reading the formal charges in the chamber ahead of the swearing in of all 100 senators as jurors for only the third trial to remove a president in U.S. history. “Hear ye, hear ye, hear ye!” said the Senate’s sergeant at arms, calling the proceedings to order. Seven lawmakers prosecuting the charges, led by Rep. Adam Schiff of the Intelligence Committee and Rep. J...
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Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON — The federal government’s watchdog agency says that a White House office violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine. The Government Accountability Office says the White House Office of Management and Budget violated the law in holding up the assistance. The freeze is at center of the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Trump was impeached last month on charges of abusing his power for pressuring Ukraine to investigate Democratic rivals, and for obstructing ...
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