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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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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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Lawmaker: Republicans I've talked to say this action is required

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) reads quotes from his Republican House colleagues who plan to vote in favor of impeachment against President Trump.
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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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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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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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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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Capitol Police: What we know about the 2 officers suspended, more investigated in DC riots

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told House Democrats on Monday that as many as 15 instances of officer misconduct in the Capitol riot are under investigation.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Democrats plan impeachment vote for Wednesday

House Democrats plan to vote Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told Democrats on a caucus call Monday, setting up an impeachment vote one week after rioters incited by Trump overran Capitol police and breached some of the most secure areas of the US Capitol.
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Joe Biden suggests the Senate could split days between a Trump impeachment trial and passing another coronavirus relief package

President-elect Joe Biden. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Biden suggested the Senate divide its time between carrying out his agenda and holding an impeachment trial for Trump. "My priority, first and foremost, is to get the stimulus bill passed and, secondly, begin to rebuild the economy," Biden said. The move could temper fears among some Democrats that a second Trump impeachment trial could distract from Biden's early agenda on the economy and the pandemic. House Democrats are expected to impe...
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House Democrats plan to vote Wednesday to impeach Trump

House Democrats plan to vote Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in last week's riots at the US Capitol, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told House Democrats on Monday on a caucus call, according to sources on the call.
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Joe Biden wants to go big with a multi-trillion-dollar stimulus package. But his economic agenda is about to collide against a Democratic drive to impeach Trump.

Susan Walsh/AP Joe Biden is putting together another massive economic rescue plan that likely includes $2,000 stimulus checks for Americans. During a press conference on Friday, Biden pointed to the worsening state of the economy. But his economic platform could plow into a Congressional Democratic effort to impeach Trump, and it may scramble the timeline for early priorities. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President-elect Joe Biden is putting together a large, multi-...
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Pelosi rejects Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's concerns that the Democratic Party isn't building new leadership: 'You'll have to ask her - because we are'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images;Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday disputed progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that the Democratic Party isn't building new leadership. "Why does AOC complain that you have not been grooming younger people for leadership?" CBS' Lesley Stahl asked Pelosi during a "60 Minutes" interview. "I don't know. You'll have to ask her — because we ...
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Capitol breach: Republicans block resolution calling on Pence to invoke 25th amendment – video

House majority leader Steny Hoyer introduced a resolution from congressman Jamie Raskin calling on the vice-president to invoke the 25th amendment and remove Donald Trump from office.The resolution urged Mike Pence to “declare what is obvious to a horrified Nation: That the President is unable to successfully discharge the duties and powers of his office.” It was not adopted by unanimous consent, after Republican Alex Mooney of West Virginia objected to the request.As a result, a group of House ...
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House Democrats move to impeach Trump for 'incitement of insurrection' – live

Article charges Trump with ‘incitement to insurrection’Hoyer: ‘There may well be a vote on impeachment on Wednesday’Republicans block call for Pence to invoke 25th amendmentFBI warns of armed group traveling to DC this week – reportGrim outlook for Biden goal of 100m vaccinations in 100 daysSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 5.21pm GMT The FBI has reportedly warned that it has received information about an armed group traveling to Washington later this week.The FBI ...
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Trump impeachment: House charges Trump with inciting an insurrection – live

Republicans block resolution calling on Pence to invoke 25th amendment to remove Trump from office, as expectedGrim outlook for Biden goal of 100m Covid vaccinations in 100 daysMelania Trump pays tribute to dead but casts herself as victimBiden picks veteran diplomat William Burns as CIA directorSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 4.25pm GMT A group of House Democrats has formally introduced an article of impeachment against Donald Trump, charging him with “incitemen...
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House Democrats introduce an article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement of insurrection

President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images House Democrats on Monday formally introduced an article of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with incitement of insurrection. The House is expected to impeach the ...
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"For many congressional staff members and Capitol workers, in particular people of color, the damage wrought on Wednesday was visceral."

"It will be a long time before they feel safe again at work, they say, knowing that a building once thought to be among the most secure in Washington could be breached by a mob carrying, among other things, a Confederate flag and displaying anti-Semitic iconography.... The Capitol Police have come under fire for seeming, at times, to offer little resistance to the pro-Trump mob. While some experts defended their actions as prioritizing the protection of lawmakers over the securing of the buildin...
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Maryland governor tried to deploy National Guard in DC only for his calls to be ignored

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 7: National Guard troops march past the Dirksen Senate Office Building on the U.S. Capitol grounds on Thursday, January 7, 2021, following the riot at the Capitol the day before. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, said Thursday that he tried to deploy his state's National Guard to assist in Washington, DC, but was thwarted. Hogan said he was "repeatedly" told he lacked the authorization to deploy the troops, The Wa...
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Republicans Block A Plan By Dems For $2,000 Checks, Despite Trump’s Demand

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans shot down a Democratic bid on Thursday to pass President Donald Trump’s longshot, end-of-session demand for $2,000 direct payments to most Americans before signing a long-overdue COVID-19 relief bill. The made-for-TV clash came as the Democratic-controlled chamber convened for a pro forma session scheduled in anticipation of a smooth Washington landing for the massive, year-end legislative package, which folds together a $1.4 trillion governmentwide spending w...
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Republicans block $2,000 COVID checks despite Trump demand

By LISA MASCARO and ANDREW TAYLOR | Associated Press WASHINGTON — House Republicans shot down a Democratic bid on Thursday to pass President Donald Trump’s longshot, end-of-session demand for $2,000 direct payments to most Americans before signing a long-overdue COVID-19 relief bill. The made-for-TV clash came as the Democratic-controlled chamber convened for a pro forma session scheduled in anticipation of a smooth Washington landing for the massive, year-end legislative package, which folds to...
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House expected to vote Monday on $900 billion COVID-19 relief package with $600 stimulus checks

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 16: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) walks out of the House Chamber and talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol on December 16, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Sunday that he expects the chamber to vote Monday on a $900 COVID-19 stimulus package. Congressional leaders announced Sunday they had reached a deal on the stimulus package. The legislation includes $600 stimulus checks, a $300-per-week inc...
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Congress Reaches Deal On Major COVID Relief Package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. The agreement, announced by Senate leaders, would establish a temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefits and $600 direct stimulus payments to most Americans, along with a new round of subsidies for hard-hit businesses and mo...
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Congressional leaders strike a long-awaited stimulus deal: $600 checks and $300 federal weekly unemployment benefits for Americans

From left to right: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP Top congressional leaders clinched a stimulus deal after months of on-again, off-again negotiations. The agreement is expected to contain $600 stimulus checks and $300 federal weekly unemployment benefits. The deal could pave the way for a quick series of votes on Sunday afternoon only hours before the government funding deadline ex...
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