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Key witness in first Trump impeachment says 'we're not out of the woods yet' after January 6 Capitol attack

Fiona Hill, former senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council, on Capitol Hill, November 4, 2019. Leah Millis/Reuters Fiona Hill was Trump's top Russia adviser from 2017 to 2019 and was a key witness in the previous impeachment proceedings. In the wake of the January 6 attack by pro-Trump rioters on the Capitol building, Hill says that just because it didn't unfold "in a classic coup fashion doesn't mean it wasn't an attempt and this wasn't real." Vis...
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Thunder’s George Hill on COVID-19 restrictions: ‘I’m gonna do what I want to do’

The rise of 16 new COVID-19 cases in the NBA since Jan. 6 is ample evidence that there are cracks in the system. But few people are trumpeting their dissatisfaction like George Hill. The outspoken Thunder point guard cried foul on the NBA’s latest restrictions for the next two weeks, the most notable of which is a restriction preventing players from leaving team hotels or having guests (which could include longtime friends or family members). Hill said he didn’t understand some of the rules, mos...
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Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice as House charges him with inciting an insurrection

President Trump. Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a violent riot at the US Capitol on January 6 that resulted in five deaths. Multiple Republican lawmakers broke ranks to vote with their Democratic colleagues to impeach the president, and Wednesday's vote was the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history. Trump is the first president to be impeached twice. He was previously i...
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Ted Cruz suffers Capitol riot backlash, with a top aide resigning and calls for him to be added to the FBI no-fly list

Getty Republican Sen. Ted Cruz faces a growing backlash from congressional colleagues who say he was partly responsible for the riots at the US Capitol last Wednesday. Democratic aides told The Hill that some Democratic senators are discussing the possibility of censuring Cruz for incitement. Cruz's communications director Lauren Blair Bianchi on Wednesday resigned in response to Cruz's efforts to overturn the election. The chair of the Committee on Homeland Security is calling for Cruz b...
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House passes a resolution calling on Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives passed a resolution late Tuesday night demanding Vice President Mike Pence immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office. The vice president announced hours before the vote that he won't be doing so because it will set a "terrible precedent" and further "inflame the passions of the moment."  ...
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House is poised to pass a resolution calling on Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives is poised to pass a resolution Tuesday demanding Vice President Mike Pence immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office. The vice president announced just before the vote that he won't be doing so because it will set a "terrible precedent" and further "inflame the passions of the moment."  T...
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Rep. Boebert Condemns Violence and Highlights Democrat Hypocrisy

Rep. Boebert Condemns Violence and Highlights Democrat Hypocrisy WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (CO-03) released the following statement: “We should take Democrats at their word when they say never let a crisis go to waste. Their hypocrisy is on full display with talks of impeachment, censure, and other ways to punish Republicans for false accusations of inciting the type of violence they have so frequently and transparently supported in the past,” said Congresswomen Lauren Boe...
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A former White House national security official - and key impeachment witness - said Trump attempted a 'self-coup' in the Capitol siege

Fiona Hill, a former senior director for Europe and Russia on the National Security Council, on November 21, 2019, after testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Loren Elliott Fiona Hill, a former White House national security official, said President Donald Trump had attempted a "self-coup" by inciting his supporter base to storm the US Capitol on Wednesday. In an op-ed article published Monday by Politico...
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A former White House national security official, and key impeachment witness said Trump attempted a 'self-coup' in Capitol siege

Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia on the National Security Council, departs after testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott REUTERS/Loren Elliott Fiona Hill, a former White House national security official, said President Donald Trump had attempted a "self-coup" by inciting his supporter base to storm the Capitol...
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A House Democrat plans to introduce a bill for Capitol Police officers to use body cameras

Pro-Trump rioters clash with police during the tally of electoral votes that that would certify Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election outside the US Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Images Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona is set to propose a bill that would require US Capitol Police officers to wear body cameras while on duty, the Hill reported. "For the safety of our Capitol Police officers, the public, and everyone...
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Facebook Says It's Banning the Phrase 'Stop the Steal'

Facebook announced on Monday that it is taking down content on its platforms that contain the phrase "Stop the Steal" in the wake of the violent rioting by a pro-Trump mob at the U.S. Capitol last week. The Hill reports: "We are now removing content containing the phrase 'stop the steal' under our Coordinating Harm policy from Facebook and Instagram," the company said in a blog post on Monday. The move, the company noted in the message, comes two months after it removed a group called "Stop the ...
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Medical workers say Culver City hospital denied them COVID-19 vaccines in favor of employee relatives

It was like a scene from the halcyon days of Studio 54, the legendary New York City discotheque where often only A-listers, name droppers and the well-connected were allowed inside. When word leaked out last month that Southern California Hospital in Culver City would share its extra doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine over three days with the local medical community, frontline workers flocked to the 450-bed facility. What they found when they got there was troubling. Long lines of people, both...
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'He's on his own': Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer says he will no longer 'defend' Trump

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer said that he would no longer "defend" President Donald Trump following a pro-Trump riot in the Capitol building on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. "At this point, I won't defend him anymore," said Fleischer, who voted for Trump last year. "I won't defend him for stirring the pot that incited the mob. He's on his own." Fleischer, also a Fox News cont...
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Opposition leader Anthony Albanese to be discharged from hospital after car crash in Sydney

The teenage driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash has been issued with an infringement notice for negligent drivingThe federal opposition leader, Anthony Albanese, said he would be discharged from hospital on Saturday afternoon nearly 24 hours after he was involved in a car crash in Sydney’s inner west.The Labor leader was driving in Marrickville on Friday when he was involved in a collision with a Range Rover at the intersection of Hill and Glen streets about 5pm. Continue reading.....
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Pro-Trump reporter gloats over access to fleeing Hill staffer’s computer (ars technica)

Enlarge (credit: Elijah Schaffer) Members of Congress fleeing a pro-Trump mob left their offices so quickly that at least one staffer left their computer on and logged into their official email, according to a screenshot posted by a conservative reporter. Elijah Schaffer, a reporter for the Glenn Beck publication The Blaze, wrote that he was "inside Nancy Pelosi’s office" with what he called "revolutionaries" who have "stormed the building." "To put into perspective how quickly staff evacuated...
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Opposition leader Anthony Albanese still in hospital after car crash in Sydney

The teenage driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash has been issued with an infringement notice for negligent drivingThe federal opposition leader, Anthony Albanese, remains in hospital on Saturday morning after he was involved in a car crash in Sydney’s inner west the day before.The Labor leader was driving in Marrickville on Friday when he was involved in a collision with a Range Rover at the intersection of Hill and Glen streets about 5pm. Continue reading...
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House Democrats plan to impeach Trump for 'incitement of insurrection' following the deadly Capitol riots

President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, after attending the casualty return at Dover Air Force Base, Del., for the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) House Democrats are planning to impeach President Donald Trump for "incitement of insurrection," according to a draft article of impeachment obtained by CNN on Friday. The push is being led by the Democratic lawm...
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Hero Officer Killed by MAGA Mob Wanted to Be a Cop 'His Entire Life': Family

In a cruel twist, Brian Sicknick was a Trump supporter himself, according to a former Hill staffer who bonded with him.
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Mitch McConnell reportedly never wants to speak to Trump again after the Capitol riot

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he never wants to speak to President Donald Trump again after Trump incited a violent insurrection at the US Capitol that resulted in five deaths, The Washington Post reported. The Kentucky Republican has reportedly been estranged from Trump in recent weeks, and he gave a fiery speech on the Senate floor this week rejecting the president's conti...
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Mitch McConnell reportedly never wants to speak to Trump again after the Capitol riots

McConnell and Trump. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell never wants to speak to President Donald Trump again after Trump incited a violent insurrection at the US Capitol that resulted in five deaths, The Washington Post reported. The Kentucky Republican has reportedly been estranged from Trump in recent weeks, and he gave a fiery speech on the Senate floor this week rejecting the president's continued claims of voter and election fraud. McConnell made th...
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Trump was deliberately 'trying to stage a coup' says his former White House national security advisor

President Trump Getty Fiona Hill, a former national security adviser appointed by President Donald Trump, said he was 'trying to stage a coup' after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Wednesday. "This could have turned into a full-blown coup had he had any of those key institutions following him," Fiona Hill told the Daily Beast. Hours before a violent mob of protestors broke into the building, President Trump had told them at a rally to 'fight much harder' a...
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Trump was deliberately 'trying to stage a coup' says his former White House national security official

President Trump Getty Fiona Hill, a former national security official appointed by President Donald Trump, said he was 'trying to stage a coup' after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Wednesday. "This could have turned into a full-blown coup had he had any of those key institutions following him," Fiona Hill told the Daily Beast. Hours before a violent mob of protestors broke into the building, President Trump had told them at a rally to 'fight much harder' ...
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Opposition leader Anthony Albanese taken to hospital after car crash in Sydney

The federal Labor leader is said to be ‘very shaken but OK’ after his car was allegedly struck by a Range Rover driven by a 17-year-oldThe federal opposition leader, Anthony Albanese, has been taken to hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Sydney’s inner west.The Labor leader was driving in Marrickville on Friday when he was allegedly “T-boned” by a Range Rover at the intersection of Hill and Glen streets about 5pm. Continue reading...
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Goldman Sachs is rebranding an event that included 'storm the hill' T-shirts after Trump supporters violently stormed Capitol Hill

A woman kicks over a "Help Still Wanted" sign on the east front lawn of the US Capitol on January 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Goldman Sachs filled the lawn with 10,000 "Help Still Wanted" signs to call attention to small businesses in need of further government assistance. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Following Wednesday's violence on Capitol Hill, Goldman Sachs asked small-business owners not to wear "Storm the Hill" T-shirts it had mailed them for an unrelated event, The Wall Street Jour...
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Federal prosecutors are investigating Trump's role in inciting the deadly Capitol riots

Trump addresses supporters in Washington DC on January 6, 2021, ahead of an attack on the US Capitol Getty Images The US attorney in Washington, DC, said Thursday that federal prosecutors are investigating President Donald Trump's role in inciting violent riots that shook Capitol Hill on Wednesday and resulted in four deaths. "We are looking at all actors here, not only the people that went into the building, but ... were there others that maybe assisted, or facilitated, or played some anc...
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Trump is said to be considering pardoning himself days before he leaves office

Reuters President Donald Trump has spoken to aides about pardoning himself in the days before he leaves office, The New York Times reported. The report said Trump has had several conversations about the topic since Election Day last year, and that the president has pondered about the legal and political impact if he were to pardon himself. Trump hasn't been shy about giving out executive clemency grants like gifts to his friends, but pardoning himself would be an extraordinary use of the ...
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"Cotton appeared to be referring to Hawley, his potential rival for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, whose campaign sent out a fundraising email Wednesday..."

"... promoting his plan to object to Pennsylvania’s electoral votes. The email was sent shortly before a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, bringing a temporary halt to the counting of the Electoral College vote and leaving offices and hallways in the Capitol ransacked."  The Hill says, commenting on this tweet from Tom Cotton (which says "while," not "shortly before"): Some senators, for political gain, misled supporters about their ability to challenge the election results--some even s...
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Trump will award the Medal of Freedom to 3 golfers less than 24 hours after his supporters staged a violent attempted coup at the Capitol

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 President Donald Trump plans to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to three golfers on Thursday in a private ceremony, less than a day after his supporters raided the Ca...
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Former Attorney General Bill Barr said Trump 'orchestrating a mob' to storm the Capitol was a 'betrayal of his office'

Attorney General William Barr arrives in the Rose Garden before President Donald Trump introduces 7th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, as his nominee to the court at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Former Attorney General Bill Barr said Thursday that President Trump inciting a violent insurrection on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was a "betrayal of his office and supporters."  "Orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcu...
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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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