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Trump still asserts he won election, as Barr reported to have told him fraud claims are 'bullshit' – live

Attorney general said to have made remarks in Oval OfficeTrump set to give over 100 pardons before Biden sworn inUS defense officials fear insider attack on inauguration‘An unmitigated disaster’: America’s year of coronavirusKamala Harris: how will the next vice-president wield her power? Join the Guardian for a live conversation today 8.22pm GMT In honor of MLK Day, vice-president-elect Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, are volunteering at Martha’s Table in Washington. The soon-to...
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FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington following the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. And it und...
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'Unbelievable': Tapper reacts to Rep. McCarthy's about-face

CNN's Jake Tapper examines the ways in which President Trump's lie about the 2020 election result was able to spread and eventually led to the riot at the US Capitol.
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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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McCarthy defends Cheney as Republicans battle amid impeachment fallout

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy is standing by Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, as their conference has devolved into a bitter feud following President Donald Trump's incitement of the Capitol riot and the Democratic push to impeach him, which Cheney voted for on Wednesday.
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McCarthy Stands By Cheney After House GOP Petition To Oust Her From Leadership

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly made clear on Thursday that he opposes the petition that President Trump's allies in the House Republican conference circulated the day before urging its third-ranking member to resign from her leadership position after she came out in favor of Trump's impeachment. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Vast majority of Americans hold Trump responsible for Capitol siege, new Insider poll shows

Most Americans blame President Donald Trump for the Capitol siege, with less than one-fifth saying he's blameless for the violence, according to a new Insider poll. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Americans overwhelmingly say that President Donald Trump is responsible on some level for the Capitol siege, according to a new Insider poll. 76% said Trump bears a "great deal" or "a lot" of responsibility. Less than one-fifth said the president is blameless for the riot at the Capitol.  Trump was ...
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McCarthy won't back effort to oust Cheney

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will not support an effort by a group of House conservatives to oust House Republican...
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Impeachment comes full circle for L.A. Rep. Adam Schiff

A year ago Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff was gearing up for the battle of his political life. President Donald Trump had just been impeached in the House, and Schiff was preparing for marathon arguments in the Senate chamber, where he would lead the case to convict the president and remove him from office. The rest is American history: Conviction failed — and a year like no other ensued: A pandemic killed hundreds of thousands in the U.S. The death of George Floyd set off  a massive social justice...
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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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House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for the Capitol siege and that Biden was legitimately elected

President Donald Trump speaks as he joined by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 4, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said President Donald Trump was complicit in the Capitol siege, while rejecting conspiracy theories about antifa involvement. McCarthy also emphasized that President-elect Joe Biden was legitimately elected.  The House GOP leader said he opposes impeachment...
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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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"Given the smaller number of seditious members in the Senate, McConnell’s task is far easier: Conduct a quick Senate trial; convict Trump and..."

"... ban him from future office; expel Cruz and Hawley; and then vote to censure others who tried to deny voters the president and vice president they chose. McConnell should do these things not because it is the only moral, decent course, but because he is smarter than McCarthy and knows that to do any less would starve his members of financial support and set them up for losses from pro-democracy primary challengers or Democrats. And we know one thing: McConnell is not dumb."  From "Impeachm...
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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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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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is inclined to vote to convict Trump in an impeachment trial, new report says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is now leaning towards voting to convict President Donald Trump to remove him from office, Axios reported on Tuesday night.  McConnell believes Trump has committed multiple impeach...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is 'pleased' at the prospect of Trump being impeached, new report says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell believes President Donald Trump has committed multiple impeachable offenses and is "pleased" at the idea of him being impeached, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.  McConnell ...
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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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The Army and Secret Service are looking at extra security screenings for US troops who will be at Biden's inauguration

A member of the DC National Guard gives directions near a rally at Freedom Plaza Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Washington, in support of President Donald Trump. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The US Army and US Secret Service are working together to determine which troops participating in President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration need additional background screening, an Army spokesperson told Insider. The move, which was first reported by Army Times, follows a request from Colorado Rep. Jason Crow, ...
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House seeks Trump removal as it heads to 25th amendment showdown vote – live updates

Democrats will today force vote asking Mike Pence to remove presidentTrump facing second impeachment over ‘incitement of insurrection’More violence planned as extreme rightwing groups draw Trump backersActing US homeland security secretary Chad Wolf resignsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 10.28am GMT Jonathan Swan at Axios has what they are labelling a scoop, that Donald Trump on a phone call falsely blamed “Antifa” for the riot at the Capitol last week. Swan repo...
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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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McCarthy Won’t Name Trump In Statement That Floats Censure Of POTUS

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Monday sent a letter to his fellow House Republicans saying that he opposes impeachment, but floats the possibility of censure — without mentioning President Trump directly. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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A veteran in Congress asked the military to make sure troops participating in Biden's inauguration aren't sympathetic to domestic terrorists after Capitol siege

DC National Guard walk around the Capitol grounds, Thursday morning, Jan. 7, 2021 in Washington AP Photo/Julio Cortez Colorado Rep. Jason Crow, a former Army Ranger, asked Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy for a review of troops participating in the inauguration to ensure they are not sympathetic to domestic terrorists. The congressman's request followed an assault on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob that appears to have included veterans and may have also included current military personnel. Ari...
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A veteran in Congress asked the military to make sure troops deploying to Biden's inauguration are not sympathetic to domestic terrorists after Capitol siege

DC National Guard walk around the Capitol grounds, Thursday morning, Jan. 7, 2021 in Washington AP Photo/Julio Cortez Colorado Rep. Jason Crow, a former Army Ranger, asked Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy for a military review of troops participating in the inauguration to ensure they are not sympathetic to domestic terrorists. The congressman's request followed an assault on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob that appears to have included veterans and may have also included current military perso...
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Capitol police were overrun, ‘left naked’ against rioters

By Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Despite ample warnings about pro-Trump demonstrations in Washington, U.S. Capitol Police did not bolster staffing on Wednesday and made no preparations for the possibility that the planned protests could escalate into massive violent riots, according to several people briefed on law enforcement’s response. The revelations shed new light on why Capitol police were so quickly overrun by rioters. The department had th...
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Trio of longshots payoff big at Santa Anita

Perhaps horse players should have known what was in store for them Saturday at Santa Anita after 99-1 longshot Just a Command won the sixth race, triggering a track record $31,184.10 50-cent trifecta. Sure enough, the afternoon’s two Grade III stakes races were also won by longshots, with Sanenus (7-1) taking the $200,000 La Canada Stakes with Umberto Rispoli aboard and Drayden Van Dyke guiding Charmaine’s Mia (16-1) to a victory in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes. Just a Command, ridden by Tia...
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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says Capitol invasion is what Trump 'wanted to happen,' and calls for DC to become a state so she could use National Guard

Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Rioters broke windows and breached the Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says the invasion of the Capitol Wednesday was "textbook terrorism" and what President Donald Trump "wanted to happen." She criticized the Capitol Police for security failures and called for an investigati...
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