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Trump was talked out of pardoning his kids, GOP lawmakers, report says

By Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak and Pamela Brown | CNN President Donald Trump received an unsettling warning on his final Saturday night in the White House. Huddled for a lengthy meeting with his legal advisers, Trump was warned the pardons he once hoped to bestow upon his family and even himself would place him in a legally perilous position, convey the appearance of guilt and potentially make him more vulnerable to reprisals. So, too, was Trump warned that pardons for Republican lawmakers who...
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Ali Alexander says 3 GOP congressmen helped him plan DC rally - Business Insider

Ali Alexander has claimed that Reps. Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks, and Paul Gosar helped him plan the January 6 event that preceded the siege...
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'Stop the Steal' organizer Ali Alexander says 3 GOP congressmen helped him plan the rally that preceded the storming of the Capitol

A pro-Trump mob is seen after breaching the Capitol building on Wednesday. John Minchillo/AP The organizer behind the rally that preceded the siege of the Capitol said three GOP congressman, Reps. Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks, and Paul Gosar helped him plan last week's event.  Biggs and Brooks denied helping Ali Alexander, and a spokesperson for Gosar declined a request for comment.  "We four schemed up of putting maximum pressure on Congress while they were voting," Alexander said. Visit Busines...
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Sibling of GOP congressman says brother 'peddles in propaganda'

Rep. Paul Gosar's (R-AZ) brother Tim and sister Jennifer share their messages for their brother with CNN's Alisyn Camerota.
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Sibling of GOP congressman says brother 'lies consistently'

Rep. Paul Gosar's (R-AZ) brother Tim and sister Jennifer share their messages for their brother with CNN's Alisyn Camerota.
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Congress office panic buttons "torn out" prior to Capitol attack and other disturbing details about Capitol Riot emerge

It's becoming clear that the assault on the Capitol last week was well-planned. Here are a few of the latest findings: The riot may have been coordinated with the help of at least three far-right U.S. Representatives: Andy Biggs, AZ, Mo Brooks, AL, and Paul Gosar, AZ. — Read the rest
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Amazon Court Filing Includes Chilling Death Threats Published On Parler

Amazon submitted a new filing in federal court on Tuesday in response to an emergency motion by Parler to restore its hosting services through Amazon’s AWS. Parler was kicked offline early Monday after Amazon said the social media company had violated its terms of service and Parler couldn’t find another company…Read more...
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Several Congressional Democrats claim the January 6 Capitol insurrection was aided by 'insiders'

"They knew where to go. I've been told … by some other Congresspeople that their staff are saying that they saw people being allowed into the building through side doors," House Majority Whip James Clyburn told CBSN. Win McNamee/Getty Images Several Democratic members of Congress have alleged that the mob at the US Capitol had help from people with insider knowledge of the building. On Tuesday, New Jersey Rep. Mikie Sherril released a Facebook Live video claiming she saw several member...
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YouTube Deletes Latest Trump Video, Suspends Account Through Inauguration Day

YouTube has deleted President Donald Trump’s latest video over concerns that it could inspire violence, the video sharing site announced late Tuesday. Comments are being blocked on all of the president’s remaining videos and his account has been suspended for at least the next seven days. Notably, the inauguration of…Read more...
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GOP lawmakers' fiery language under more scrutiny after riot

As he fired up a crowd of Trump supporters gathered at Arizona's state capitol last month, Rep. Paul Gosar falsely assured them that the election results could still be overturned. "Once we conquer the Hill," the six-term Republican declared to a wave of cheers, "Donald Trump is returned to being the president."
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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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How an internet lie about the Capitol invasion turned into an instant conspiracy theory

Just as well-known, easily identifiable far-right figures livestreamed themselves invading the Capitol in Washington, DC, a lie started spreading around the Trump-supporting internet: What if the mob was actually a group of antifa activists trying to make the president’s supporters look bad? The rumor was false, and debunked repeatedly—not least by the words and actions of the MAGA personalities who were leading the charge in front of a live audience. The lie had been seeded already, since f...
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Republicans and Fox News personalities are fanning the flames of an evidence-free theory that antifa helped storm the Capitol with Trump supporters

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis Republican lawmakers and conservative news personalities, including on Fox News, are fanning the flames of an evidence-free theory that "antifa" helped storm the Capitol on Wednesday. A mob of Trump supporters had entered the building, destroyed property, and entered people's offices. It led to lawmakers being evacuated from a...
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Congress certified Joe Biden's election win, sitting through the night after an attempted coup at the US Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden's win in the presidential election after violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  Congress's earlier attempt to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos, with lawmakers evacuated and told to wear gas masks. The Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m...
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LIVE: Senate votes down challenge to Pennsylvania's electors, after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was secured in the evening, and the Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m. to continue debate on an objection to Arizona's electors, followed by the House about an hour later....
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LIVE: Senate rejects challenge to Arizona's electors after Trump supporters waged a violent insurrection on the Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was secured in the evening, and the Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m. to continue debate on an objection to Arizona's electors, followed by the House about an hour later....
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LIVE: Senate and House reject challenge to Arizona's electors after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was secured in the evening, and the Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m. to continue debate on an objection to Arizona's electors, followed by the House about an hour later....
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Republicans who objected to the Electoral College helped inspire the Capitol insurrection. They must face consequences and be removed.

A member of a pro-Trump mob bashes an entrance of the Capitol Building in an attempt to gain access on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jon Cherry/Getty Images Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in an attempt to disrupt the certification of the presidential election. The rioters were pushed to act by Trump and his Republican enablers, who led them to believe that the election was stolen from them. The members of Congress who objected to the Electoral College and inspired the m...
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Following an outbreak of violence at the Capitol on Wednesday, some GOP lawmakers who planned to object to the Electoral College certification of the election now say they've changed their minds

Sen. Steve Daines Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images A group of Republican lawmakers said they planned to object to certifying the Electoral College vote on Wednesday during a joint session of Congress. But following a violent siege on the Capitol that caused Congress to evacuate, some GOP party members have reversed course. Sen. Steve Daines and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, both Republicans, issued statements saying they now plan to vote in favor of certifying electoral votes. Sen. Mike Braun a...
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LIVE: Lawmakers set to continue Electoral College vote count after Trump supporters wage violent insurrection on Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was finally secured in the evening. Congressional leaders from chambers have indicated they want to return and go back in session to finish the counting of electoral votes.  The breach fo...
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LIVE: Lawmakers continue Electoral College vote count after Trump supporters waged a violent insurrection on the Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The Capitol building was finally secured in the evening, and the Senate went back into session shortly after 8 p.m. to continue debate on an objection to Arizona's electors.  The breach forced Vice President ...
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LIVE: US Capitol under siege as pro-Trump supporters stage 'insurrection'

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The breach forced Vice President Pence and lawmakers to evacuate as protesters crowded the building.  There was an armed standoff in the House. Multiple police officers reportedly injured. A woman was sho...
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LIVE: Lawmakers vow to continue Electoral College vote count after Trump supporters wage violent insurrection on Capitol

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest in the US Capitol Rotunda on January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes descended into chaos as violent protesters breached the Capitol building.  The breach forced Vice President Pence and lawmakers to evacuate as protesters crowded the building.  There was an armed standoff in the House. Multiple police officers were reportedly injured. A woman wa...
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LIVE: An armed standoff between protestors broke out at the House chamber as violent protests forced lawmakers to evacuate

A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near 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. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. Win McNamee/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count ...
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LIVE: Trump-supporting rioters face off with police after storming the US Capitol and forcing lawmakers to evacuate

A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near 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. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. Win McNamee/Getty Images A joint session of Congress to count ...
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WATCH LIVE: House certifies and debates Electoral College votes

If you have the stomach for it, here's the House's live Electoral College certification. UPDATE 10:15 am PT: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) initiates an illegal coup attempt by objecting to the certified Arizona electoral votes. The process will stop for 2-hours of floor debates, followed by a vote. — Read the rest
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LIVE: Congress debates an objection to accepting Arizona's electoral votes for Biden

Vice President Mike Pence finishes a swearing-in ceremony for senators in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 Scott J. Applewhite/AP Starting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, a joint session of Congress gathered in the House chamber to count the 2020 presidential race's Electoral College votes submitted by every state and the District of Columbia. For the first time in American history, dozens of Republican lawmakers from both chambers planned to challenge mult...
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Watch live: Senate debates Electoral College vote

Click here if you’re having trouble viewing this video on a mobile device. Republicans from the House and Senate have objected to the counting of Arizona’s electoral vote, forcing votes in both chambers on Joe Biden’s victory in the state. The objection was made by Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar and was signed by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Both are Republicans. The two chambers now have two hours to debate the challenge. Biden won the state by more than 10,000 votes. In all, eight lawsuits challenging Bid...
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Jon Ossoff leads in Georgia Senate election as Congress prepares to certify Biden victory – live

Biden to nominate Merrick Garland as attorney general – reportRev Raphael Warnock defeats Republican senator Kelly LoefflerGeorgia Senate runoff elections - live resultsWhy Georgia Senate elections are a big dealSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 6.20pm GMT After congressman Paul Gosar raised an objection to Arizona’s electoral votes and confirmed the objection was co-signed by senator Ted Cruz, Republicans offered Gosar a standing ovation in the chamber.Republicans...
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GOP Rep. Brian Babin says 'history will be unforgiving' to Republicans who don't support a challenge to the 2020 presidential election

Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas). House Television via AP GOP Rep. Brian Babin of Texas expressed on Saturday that "history will be unforgiving" to any congressional Republican who doesn't back a challenge to the Electoral College certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win on Jan. 6. "This is a pivotal moment," Babin wrote on Twitter. "Those who aren't with us are against us ... history will be unforgiving." In December, Babin co-signed a letter requesting that Congress hold hearings to "p...
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