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    Tuesday, MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough addressed the comparisons of violent Black Lives Matter protests to last month’s riot at the U.S. Capitol by a group supporting former President Donald Trump. Scarborough said anybody making the argument that the examples are similar “have to be really stupid.” He argued that “taco stands” are vastly different than the “insurrection” at the Capitol. “We need to make sure that the center of American democracy is never, never as compromised as it was on January the 6,” Scarborough emphasized. “I know there are idiots on other cable news channels that will say, ‘Well, this mom-and-pop store was vandalized during the summer riots, and that’s just as bad as the United States Capitol being vandalized.’ No. No, actually no, jackasses, it’s not.” He continued, “The Capitol of the United States is the center of American democracy. And while I am a fierce believer...
    The commission will need to look into the background and consequences of this “domestic terrorist attack” and investigate the conduct of all security agencies involved. LDemocratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, has confirmed the holding of an independent commission of inquiry into the violence that took place on Capitol Hill in Washington, killing five people, six weeks after the fact. The commission will need to look into the background and consequences of this “domestic terrorist attack” and investigate the conduct of all security agencies involved, according to Pelosi. This also indicates that the commission will have to assess the attempts of former Republican President Donald Trump to obstruct a peaceful transfer of power to current Democratic President Joe Biden. The American Democrats’ move is presented two days after ex-President Trump was acquitted in the second impeachment proceedings against him. The violence perpetrated against the Capitol after a...
    New York : The congressmen tried to show that Trump’s messages provoked the assault on the Capitol. Photo: JIM LO SCALZO / EFE The indictment of the House of Representatives in the second political trial of Donald Trump ended on Thursday giving its arguments against the former president. And he did it with the warning that if he is acquitted there could be another act of mass violence like the one on January 6 at the Capitol. In a third session that journalists in the room described as more relaxed, Democratic prosecutors wanted to make it clear that the Trump’s comments and messages are linked to the assault on the Capitol and they tried to dismantle the defense argument of the ex-president that the impeachment is unconstitutional. Trump’s messages and assault on the Capitol Although audiovisual material did not play as central a role as...
    MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough laid into Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley in a Thursday morning rant blaming him in part for the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. Scarborough said that other than former President Donald Trump, Hawley was the most responsible for the violence and chaos that rocked Capitol Hill and led to the deaths of four protesters and Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick. (RELATED: ‘Beyond Grotesque’: Joe Scarborough Flames Fox News Over Newt Gingrich Claim That Democrats Want To ‘Exterminate’ Republicans) WATCH: Scarborough responded to reports that Republicans — including Hawley — had been tuning out the proceedings during former President Trump’s second impeachment trial. He went on to argue that Hawley was not fit to continue serving at the Capitol. “You have people that are clearly unfit to serve in the United States Capitol, in the United States Senate. Of course, if you’re Josh Hawley, you actually...
    The New York Times ‘Your Own Private Army’: How the Republican Party Allied With Militias LANSING, Michigan – Last April, dozens of heavily armed militia members crowded the Michigan Capitol to protest a stay-at-home order declared by the Democratic governor to contain the pandemic. Chanting and stomping, they stopped legislative work, tried to force their way into the room, and brandished their rifles from the gallery at the legislators below. At first, Republican leaders had some doubts about their new allies. “The perception was not good. Next time tell them not to bring guns, ”complained Mike Shirkey, the majority leader in the state Senate, according to one of the protest organizers. However, Michigan’s highest-ranking Republican came to his senses after organizers threatened to return with guns and “militiamen to sign autographs and hand AR-15 rifles to the boys on the Capitol lawn.” “In his favor,” wrote Jason Howland, the organizer...
    After a disconcerting performance of his lawyers the day before in raising the curtain, the former president would have gone into a black anger. The presentation of the case against him began on Wednesday. Democratic prosecutors hope to ultimately convince 17 Republican senators to find Trump guilty of the criminal charges against him. correspondent in New York Un new day on Capitol Hill, and a new dawn on the impeachment trial of Donald Trump in the Senate, for incitement to insurgency. After the vote the day before on the constitutionality of the initiative, approved by 56 votes to 44, the Democratic prosecutors begin their business of demolition in good standing of the former Republican president, accused of having precipitated the invasion of Congress by hordes of “Maga” (Make America Great Again) supporters on January 6 (5 dead).
    Shock during the impeachment to the former president of the United States, Donald Trump. During their first speech at the impeachment, the Democrats showed a video that reconstructed the assault on the Capitol last January, causing a great silence in the hemicycle while some Republicans looked away. It happened during the speaking time of legislator Jamie Raskin, the Democratic leader of the impeachment, in his attempt to show that Trump’s rhetoric fueled the violence of his loyal followers in the attack on the United States Congress, which left 5 dead. Raskin has asked his Republican opponents to be aware of the “cold and hard facts“That Donald Trump encouraged and that they reject his defense. In his judgment, continuing with that position” is an invitation for the president to do what he wants “and even use” violent methods “to keep from detaching himself from power. The video ...
    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) recently revealed she is moving her office for the safety of her staff after she was harassed by QAnon conspiracy theorist and Trump cult member Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). This troubling incident is yet more proof that this unofficial, yet odious caucus of the Republican Party has to go — before somebody gets killed. Read More: Rep. Cori Bush moves office away from Greene after being ‘berated’ On Jan. 13, Greene reportedly came from behind Bush — a Black Lives Matter activist-turned-congresswoman from St. Louis — in a tunnel separating the Cannon Office Building from the Capitol Building. Maskless, as people of her ilk usually are, Greene was ranting loudly into her phone. The incident took place only a day after various members of Congress tested positive for...
    Madison Summers February 1, 2021 0 Comments Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is expressing that he believes it is hard for the U.S. to be viewed as a “symbol of democracy” after the riot that broke out at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 amid tension over the 2020 presidential election. “We were very shocked, I was very surprised,” Zelensky said during an interview for “Axios on HBO” about the U.S. Capitol riot. “I could not imagine that something like this was possible in the United States of America.” He added, “I believe this was a strong blow to democracy of the United States.” “We are used to believing that the United States has the ideal democratic institutions, where power is transferred calmly. […] In Ukraine, we lived through two revolutions, we sought it. We understood such things can happen in the world. But that it could happen in...
    For months, far-right voices like Rush Limbaugh and Texas GOP head Allen West have floated secession as a potential means of escaping Democratic control in Washington. This week, that chatter transformed into something concrete – and nearly unprecedented. In Austin, Republican Kyle Biedermann of the Texas House of Representatives, previously best known for dressing up as “gay Hitler,” became the first American legislator in nearly a century and only the second since the Civil War to file a formal bill calling for state-level secession from the United States. Dubbed the “Texas Independence Referendum Act,” his bill would allow Texans to vote this November on a referendum “on the question of whether this state should leave the United States of America and establish an independent republic.” The bill, introduced just after the siege of the capitol and the beginning of the Biden presidency, would also create a Texas Independence Committee comprised...
    To investigate the United States Capitol Police’s failure to protect the Capitol from pro-Trump rioters on Jan. 6, lawmakers must also investigate long-standing allegations of racism within its ranks. The footage of officers taking selfies with rioters is less surprising when considered in relation to three decades of complaints by Black officers about pervasive racism within the USCP—complaints that have been largely ignored by lawmakers. Some white officers acted with impunity, even as they were being filmed, because they know that racism has long gone unchecked within their ranks. In 1989, USCP Officer David Trader, a 60-year-old Black man with 14 years of experience on the force, claimed that he was kept off choice assignments because of his race and age. The House Office for Fair Employment Practices found that Officer Trader had been discriminated against because of his age but not because of his race. They ordered Capitol Police...
    The United States turned the page of Donald Trump’s government on Wednesday with the inauguration of the new president, Democrat Joe Biden, who in his first hours in the White House signed a package of measures to undo the legacy of his predecessor. Trump woke up early and left the White House shortly after dawn in Washington, with the firm intention of breaking with two of the traditions that American democracy presumes: attending the inauguration of his successor and giving him the keys to the presidential residence. . The former president left by helicopter for the Andrews military base, where Air Force One was waiting for him to take him for the last time to Florida, to the Mar-a-Lago mansion, where the Trumps have established their new residence. Before leaving, Trump gave a short speech in which he left the door open to appear in 2024 while playing “I did...
    Kamala harris Share on Facebook Share on twitter Share in mail Share on whatsapp Harris tried in the last Democratic primaries to be the party’s candidate for the White House, but it is not ruled out that her final opportunity may come in the future, even in 2024 if advanced age leads Biden to resign for a second term. Until that happens, he will have a prominent role in which he aspires to be the government with the most women in the history of the United States. Former senator Kamala Harris became the first woman to reach the Vice Presidency of the United States on Wednesday, after being sworn in before the Capitol in a ceremony marked by sanitary restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and security measures. “Ready to serve”, Harris has transferred in his first message through his official...
    Under strict security measures, Joe Biden takes possession of the presidency of the United States of America after swearing allegiance to the Constitution “against all enemies, foreign and domestic,” as the tradition established since 1844 indicates. Miami World / Diario Las Americas In this way, Biden assumes the reins of the longest-standing democratic nation in the world, since 1789, in the midst of a tense national situation that began during the presidential campaign and erupted with the assault on the Capitol on January 6. On this occasion there were no great festivities for the inauguration of the new president. The immense promenade that presides over the National Capitol, The National Mall, misses the hundreds of thousands of Americans who normally flock to the capital for the occasion. First, it was already prevented that the ceremony would be atypical due to the danger of contagion posed by the coronavirus pandemic...
    CLICK HERE if you’re viewing on a mobile device. “Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that ‘democracy has prevailed’ as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors,” reports the Associated Press. “Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago. The chilly Washington morning was dotted with snow flurries, but the sun emerged just before Biden took the oath of office, the quadrennial ceremony persevering even though it was encircled by security forces evocative of a war zone and devoid of crowds because of the coronavirus pandemic.” Arrivals and departures Guests and spectators attend the inauguration for President Joe Biden at...
    After taking her oath, Kamala Harris is the first African-descendant woman to hold the position of Vice President of the United States of America | 01/20/2021 |ionicons-v5-c11: 19 | Francisco Trejo | WASHINGTON – Kamala Harris was sworn in as the nation’s first female vice president Wednesday during a grim and moderate inauguration that still made history. Because she is the first woman of color to hold such a position, it was a moment loaded with symbolism. Harris was sworn in to Sonia Sotomayor, who is the first woman of color to sit on the Supreme Court. Police who defended the Capitol become Kamala’s escort She was escorted by Eugene Goodman, the African-American Capitol officer who drove the rioters out of the Senate chamber during the January 6 insurrection. Dressed in bright purple with her signature pearl necklace, Harris paused when she took the stage for the first time...
    Biden and Harris arrived at Congress escorted by police cars in two black vehicles and accompanied by their husbands, Jill and Doug, respectively. | 01/20/2021 | ionicons-v5-c10: 21 | . | Washington.- The president-elect of the United States, Joe biden, and the vice president-elect, Kamala harris, arrived at the Capitol for his inauguration that will begin in an hour and will unfold in a city turned into a fortress with dozens of fences and 25,000 members of the National Guard. Biden and Harris arrived at Congress escorted by police cars in two black vehicles, accompanied by their husbands, Jill and Doug, respectively. The four of them stopped for a moment to speak with some congressmen, like the senator for Minnesota Amy Klobuchar, and they climbed the steps of the Capitol together to greet those present from the top. BOMB THREAT IN THE SUPREME COURT Around the same time, a...
    US Vice President Joe Biden (L) places his hand on the Biden family Bible held by his wife Jill Biden as he takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayo during and official ceremony at the Naval Observatory on January 20, 2013 in Washington.Carolyn Kaster | AFP | Getty Images Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. became the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday, completing the most daunting power transfer in recent American history. Inaugurated in a fortified Washington under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, the 78-year-old Democrat took the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol in front of a sparse bipartisan crowd. He enters the White House exactly two weeks after a mob inflamed by his predecessor, Donald Trump, stormed the Capitol, disrupting the transition to Biden's administration and leaving five people dead. Biden, the oldest American president, faces swirling crises as he and Vice President Kamala...
    Wyoming connected this Monday with the correspondent of The intermediate in the United States, Guillermo Fesser, to tell him about the current situation in Washington with the departure of Donald Trump and the appointment of Joe Biden as President. The journalist could not hide his concern after the latest events, such as the assault on the Capitol, and highlighted the great deployment that is being made so that nothing else happens: “There are more soldiers here than in Afghanistan”. “In case the flies, Washington right now is a war zone and only in the vicinity of the Capitol and The White House, in addition to the metropolitan police, the FBI, the Secret Service, the police forces of neighboring states such as Maryland and Virginia, there are 25,000 soldiers of the National Guard“said the journalist. And explained that “They sleep on the floor of the Capitol and they are fed...
    After the murderous assault on Capitol Hill on January 6, when supporters of incumbent President Donald Trump stormed the seat of Congress, it emerged that some of the protesters had ties – past or current – to the military. LU.S law enforcement agencies are screening members of the National Guard to ensure they are safe on the day of President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, Gen. Daniel Hokanson said on Sunday. After the murderous assault on Capitol Hill on January 6, when supporters of incumbent President Donald Trump stormed the seat of Congress, it emerged that some of the protesters had ties – past or current – to the military. General Daniel Hokanson, who heads the Office of the National Guard, was interviewed by CBS News about whether the military had been screened before they arrived in Washington. “In coordination with the Secret Service and the FBI,...
    The historical assault on the Capitol in the United States at the beginning of the year it still leaves many questions unresolved. One of them is the role that some police officers could play from within Congress. Thus, more than ten agents are under investigation for possible involvement in the attack and two police officers Capitol have been suspended. As assured by the Ohio Democratic representative, Tim ryan, one of these Capitol agents a photograph was taken with one of the assailants, while another He wore a cap with the famous Donald Trump slogan: “Make America Great Again”. The Capitol protects itself from new threats There are two days left for the relief at the White House and the Joe Biden takeover as president of the United States and threats of new attacks on the Capitol on social networks continue. The United States prepares a large security...
    Congressman Jamie Raskin elaborated on his role as impeachment manager as he spoke of Congress’ effort to hold President Donald Trump accountable for inciting the insurrectionist mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol. In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Raskin was asked why carry on with impeaching Trump when his presidency will end in a matter of days. Raskin responded by noting that impeachment would ban Trump from public office for the rest of his life, and he pointed to Trump’s incitement in order to dismiss the notion that this would establish a troubling political precedent. “This was the most serious presidential crime in the history of the United States of America,” Raskin said. “The most dangerous crime by a president ever committed against the United States, and there are Republicans who are recognizing it as well as Democrats.” Raskin continued by referencing House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, who...
    New York : Anthony Chansley (center) with other protesters inside the Federal Capitol. Photo: Win McNamee / . In an unusual move, prosecutors for the Department of Justice (DOJ) who had assured in a judicial file that the assailants Capitol They sought to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” they retracted that statement. An Arizona federal prosecutor asked a magistrate judge at a hearing on Friday to omit from the court file against Anthony Chansley (one of the most prominent assailants) the line that read: “Strong evidence, including Chansley’s own words and actions in the Capitol, support that the intention of the Capitol mob was to capture and assassinate elected officials of the United States Government ”. The document did not specify which statements by Chansley indicated that intention. Todd Allison, a DOJ prosecutor in Arizona, said the department may argue this line if the attacker...
    In a last-ditch attempt to defend the outgoing U.S. President Donald J. Trump, Russian-speaking participants in the recent mob at the Capitol flooded the airwaves of the Kremlin-controlled Russian state television. They claimed that the pro-Trump insurrectionists were merely “peaceful demonstrators” and blamed “antifa” for the violence that took place in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. Russian state media propagandists and their mouthpieces apparently didn’t get the memo that even the Republicans no longer pursue that false narrative. Congressman Kevin McCarthy spoke on the House floor ahead of a vote on Trump’s second impeachment and asserted: “Some say the riots were caused by antifa. There is absolutely no evidence of that.” But the truth never stopped the Kremlin’s propaganda networks from continuing to disseminate a convenient fable. Russian-speaking eyewitnesses were shown intermittently—or some might argue interchangeably—with clips from Fox News, featuring Tucker Carlson, Marco Rubio and other Trump apologists....
    “Capture and assassinate members of the United States Parliament”. That was the objective of the group of supporters of Donald Trump that last Wednesday, January 6, broke into Congress in an assault that ended with five deaths and many arrests. That is the theory defended this Thursday night by the Arizona state federal prosecutors -and collected by the agency Associated Press– in the case against Jacob Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli and whose image in the assault, shirtless, with a painted face and a furry hat with horns, went around the world. The headlines of the Public Ministry assure that Chansley (a native of Phoenix, Arizona) ascended to the stage where the vice president, Mike Pence, had remained moments before and wrote him a threatening note: “It is only a matter of time, Justice comes”. “Exist strong evidence, including the words and actions of Chansley himself on Capitol Hill,...
    Wolf Blitzer delivered a powerful, emotional commentary on CNN as he lamented all of the racist imagery President Donald Trump’s supporters displayed when they stormed the U.S. Capitol. Among the Trump supporters who were identified in the mob of insurgents, two of the most prominent individuals (who have since been arrested) are Kevin Seefried and Robert Keith Packer. Seefried prominently carried a Confederate Flag through the halls of Congress, and Packer became infamous as the man who wore a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt during the riot. Brianna Keilar introduced Blitzer on her show Thursday by telling viewers that he is the son of Holocaust survivors whose Jewish grandparents were murdered at Auschwitz. The network ran footage of Blitzer visiting the Nazi death camp before Keilar brought the famed anchor in for his thoughts on the “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt inside the Capitol. “It’s so, so sad,” Blitzer said. “I’m happy that my...
    The photo of one of the rioters waving his hand all smiles, wearing a Trump cap and the desk under his arm, had been around the world. LHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk reappeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday after being robbed a week earlier in the Jan.6 violent intrusion into the US Congress. The photo of one of the rioters waving his hand all smiles, wearing a Trump cap and the desk under his arm, had been around the world. Quickly identified as Adam Johnson, a resident of Florida, the man was charged with unlawful trespassing, violent conduct on the Capitol and theft, although Ms Pelosi’s desk was found the next day, abandoned in a hallway. The lectern will be used during a ceremony in the House of Representatives on Wednesday evening, according to CNN.
    The handover of powers in the US presidency is not being easy. Donald Trump is reluctant to leave his chair in the oval office of the White House. This has forced the 8 highest-ranking soldiers in the country to certify their support for democracy in the face of the threat of new riots the day Joe Biden takes office. Extreme security measures to avoid riots U.S keeps active the increased alert of security since 9/11. The difference is that, on this occasion, the threat of danger comes from the country itself. Members of the National Guard have barricaded themselves in the interior of the Capitol. The president of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has addressed them to thank them for their presence and their work to maintain order in the country after the latest incidents. More than 20,000 soldiers More than 20,000 troops will...
    Striking images, dozens of soldiers spent the night inside the Congress building, still sleeping on the floor in the rooms and corridors even as elected officials arrived. BConcrete locs, police flashing lights, national guards in fatigues and armed, security is maximum Wednesday morning in central Washington, where Congress votes on a second historic “impeachment” of Donald Trump. Ghost town for several months following the health and economic crises and then anti-racist demonstrations, the federal capital is now the reflection of a country on edge, under tension, still shaken by the events of January 6 at the Capitol. The National Guard, an internal military force, now protects the premises with armed men, bulletproof vests and combat uniform. The elected representatives of the House of Representatives are locked there to decide on an indictment of the Republican president, the second of his term. Striking images, dozens of soldiers spent the...
    Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D) delivered a brief but powerful rebuke of President Donald Trump and his supporters during a House Rules Committee debate on Trump’s impending second impeachment. On Wednesday morning, Rep. Jackson Lee declared on the floor of the House of Representatives that “The president of the United States is an insurrectionist!” — and that was just for starters. “He led an insurrection against the United States of America,” Jackson Lee continued. “Prior to the January 6th attack by violent domestic terrorists, the president spoke to the crowd for 1 hour.” Paraphrasing Trump’s instructions for the crowd to go to the Capitol and fight to overturn the certified Electoral College victory of President-elect Joe Biden, Jackson Lee went on to add that “The president provoked these domestic terrorists with words, with actions, and conduct that betray and have contempt and hostility to the national value of equal...
    Chuck Norris clarify that was not part of the assault on the United States Capitol. An image of a person who bore a great resemblance to the actor was released on social networks. “I recently learned that there was a Chuck Norris stuntman in the Capitol riots in Washington. It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there“, clarified the interpreter on the social network Twitter.” I’m yeI will always be in favor of law and order. Your friend, Chuck Norris, “he concluded in the message. His representative, Erik Kritzer, also clarified the issue about the presence of Chuck Norris in the assault. “That’s not Chuck Norris. He’s a wannabe doppelganger, but Chuck is a lot more handsome. Chuck stays in Texas“, he indicated. A very similar photograph The photograph in which one of the assailants appeared leaves doubts about it. The photo was uploaded to...
    Chuck Norris clarify that was not part of the assault on the United States Capitol. An image of a person who bore a great resemblance to the actor was released on social networks. “I recently learned that there was a Chuck Norris stuntman in the Capitol riots in Washington. It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there“, clarified the interpreter on the social network Twitter.” I’m yeI will always be in favor of law and order. Your friend, Chuck Norris, “he concluded in the message. His representative, Erik Kritzer, also clarified the issue about the presence of Chuck Norris in the assault. “That’s not Chuck Norris. He’s a wannabe doppelganger, but Chuck is a lot more handsome. Chuck stays in Texas“, he indicated. A very similar photograph The photograph in which one of the assailants appeared leaves doubts about it. The photo was uploaded to...
    THOSE found guilty of sedition can be put in jail for several years according to US law. The FBI announced they would be opening several investigations of sedition in light of the January 6 Capitol riots. 3William Barr speaks earlier this monthCredit: Reuters What is sedition? Sedition in the dictionary is defined as "conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch." Words that inspire a revolution that overthrows the government are an example of sedition. What is seditious conspiracy? The statute reads: "If two or more persons in any State or Territory, or in any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, conspire to overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force the Government of the United States, or to levy war against them, or to oppose by force the authority thereof, or by force to prevent, hinder, or delay the...
    The Justice Department works tirelessly to try to try all those who are identified in the assault on the Capitol last Wednesday. An “unprecedented” attack and for which it is expected to try “several hundred” people, who are facing crimes of “sedition and conspiracy”. “We are targeting significant charges of sedition and conspiracy,” Michael Sherwin, acting federal prosecutor in the District of Columbia, where Washington is located, told a news conference, highlighting the seriousness of the chaotic day that occurred last Wednesday, which left five dead people, including a policeman. Sherwin assured that they have already opened more than 170 investigations against individuals who have been identified as potentially responsible for “crimes inside and outside the Capitol”, and pointed out that the range of cases and criminal behavior that they are analyzing “is really amazing.” “The magnitude of this investigation is going to require a lot of...
    Almost a week after the assault on the United States Capitol, Donald trump he sees “absolutely ridiculous” that the Democrats try to initiate another impeachment against him. Shortly before leaving for a trip to Texas, where he will visit the construction of the border wall, the still president of the United States said that this procedure initiated by the Democrats is “a continuation of the greater story witch hunt of politics “, something that is causing” tremendous anger. ” On whether he plans to resign, as requested by the Democratic opposition, Donald Trump avoided giving a direct answer. “We don’t want violence,” he said. On the words he addressed to those who hours later starred in the assault on Congress, showed no signs of remorse about it: “People thought what I said was totally appropriate.” The United States is still in shock after a crowd of Donald...
    As federal prosecutors bring an array of criminal charges against dozens of people who carried out a gruesome attack on the nation’s capital last week, one question remains: Was it terrorism, insurrection, or a coup — and does it matter? Lawmakers in both parties have emerged in the days since the attack to deem it “domestic terrorism,” including President-elect Joe Biden, who said the supporters of President Trump who overtook the U.S. Capitol were a "riotous mob, insurrectionists, domestic terrorists.” National security experts agree — the rioters achieved a smattering of all three. Domestic terrorism is defined by the U.S. government as “acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any state; appearing to be intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; influence the policy of government by intimidation or coercion; or affect the conduct of a...
    Can a man wearing a fur hat really be a Sahelian hunter? Should peacekeepers intervene in Washington? The pro-Trump protesters’ invasion of the Capitol on Wednesday has provoked controversy across Africa, which has become accustomed to learning American lessons in democracy. In Mali, the general secretary of an armed group, Bahadur al-Mahmoud, “condemned” the presence of traditional hunters in the capital on Thursday evening. Sahel is currently and is sometimes accused of being abused by wearing a “dosos” brown dress and grinning: a man with a long fur hat and a naked torso needs nothing more than this. , Who proudly posed in front of the cameras in the invading Capitol, is one of the Internet users. “Our cousins ​​American dosos are not on the sidelines of this historical fact”, a Burkina Faso Internet user greets inconsistently with a photo of a crazy person. On the African continent, which was...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is continuing her call for President Donald Trump to be removed from office following Wednesday's attack on the Capitol.Ocasio-Cortez spoke out on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday morning days after her experience inside the Capitol during the riots.The Democratic congresswoman said what happened Wednesday was "insurrection against the United States."Ocasio-Cortez said accountability is required for the healing process to begin."If we allow insurrection against the United States with impunity, with no accountability, we are inviting it to happen again, that is how serious it is," she said.ALSO READ | Trump supporter who died from apparent trampling in US Capitol riots followed QAnon, family says
    Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed in a Sunday appearance on ABC’s “This Week” that “we came close to half the House nearly dying” during the Wednesday riot at the U.S. Capitol. When asked by host George Stephanopoulos if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should schedule a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Ocasio-Cortez confirmed that she should. Many Democrats, including Pelosi, have already voiced their support for impeachment if the White House cabinet fails to invoke the 25th Amendment against Trump, who called on his supporters to march on the Capitol at the “Save America” rally before the riot on Wednesday. (RELATED: Rep. Hank Johnson: If Trump Supporter Wasn’t Shot ‘We Would Have Been Swinging From Those Railings’) “I absolutely believe that impeachment should be scheduled for several reasons,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “One, of course, our main priority is to ensure the removal of Donald Trump as...
    More On: DC Protests 2021 Mick Mulvaney explains why he resigned after Capitol riot Rep. Clyburn says articles of impeachment to come early this week Congressman suggests Capitol rioters may have had inside intel Father of cop killed during Capitol riots has an urgent plea after son’s death Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday called for articles of impeachment against President Trump to be introduced on the House floor following the Capitol riot, insisting he represents a “clear and present danger” and there needs to be “accountability.” “Our main priority is to ensure the removal of Donald Trump as president of the United States,” Ocasio-Cortez told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos. “Every minute and every hour that he is in office represents a clear and present danger, not just to the United States Congress but frankly to the country.” The New York Democrat argued the move would ensure that...
    Democratic congressman Sen. Mark Warner is asking Facebook and other Big Tech social media and telecom companies to save digital evidence from Wednesday's deadly Capitol riot.  On Saturday, Warner, the incoming Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tweeted out a letter he'd sent Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.   'After Wednesday’s insurrectionist attack on our nation’s Capitol, I’m calling on telecom and social media companies to preserve digital evidence of the Capitol riot,' Warner tweeted, accompanying the letter he sent to Zuckerberg Friday.  Sen. Mark Warner has sent letters to Big Tech companies including Facebook, asking them to preserve messages and posts relating to the Capitol riot as evidence against rioters Warner told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (left) that he should take steps to identify the evidence on his platforms. Warner (right) is known for being critical of Big Tech RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next ...
    London — The siege on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump was a dark day for American democracy, but it was also a dark day for democracy around the world. Some foreign officials have begun using Wednesday's events, as well as Mr. Trump's own baseless claims of election fraud, to undermine not only American influence, but confidence in the democratic process in their own countries, and even to caution their democratically-minded dissidents.BrazilBrazil's populist, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, long a supporter of President Trump's, said Thursday that it was a lack of trust in the outcome of the U.S. election that led to Wednesday's attack on the Capitol building. Bolsonaro has echoed Mr. Trump's baseless allegations of fraud in the U.S. election since November's vote and, on Thursday, he repeated baseless claims that his own 2018 victory in Brazil - which he won only after a run-off to...
    The U.S. Capitol Police Chief who announced his resignation following this week’s deadly riot has served in Washington, D.C., law enforcement for decades and has played a prominent role in handling security for numerous presidential inaugurations.  Steven Sund’s looming departure on Jan. 16 comes as he and his department are facing bipartisan criticism for their handling of the shocking scenes that unfolded on Capitol Hill Wednesday, which resulted in the deaths of five people -- including one of his own officers.  "I am deeply saddened to report that Officer Brian Sicknick, assigned to the Capitol Division, passed away this evening after collapsing following demonstrations in the Capitol," Sund wrote to his rank-and-file Thursday in an internal memo obtained by Fox News. "Officer Sicknick was 42 years old and has been with the USCP for over 12 years."  Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund testifies on Feb. 11 during a hearing on its fiscal year 2021 budget request. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) CAPITOL POLICE CHIEF SUND ISSUES NOTICE...
    TAIPEI - When former U.S. president Barack Obama spoke seven years ago to a Southeast Asian youth event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he extolled American democracy as a system "proven to be the most stable and successful form of government" and lauded countries such as Myanmar that he felt were on that path. President Donald Trump, speaking at a regional economic cooperation event in 2017, complimented Indonesia on decades of building democratic institutions. Officials from the United States have cheer-led Southeast Asian countries’ relatively young and sometimes fragile, violence-wracked democratization efforts from one administration to the next, while slamming human rights setbacks. Asian leaders, and their people, listened because U.S. democracy was older than theirs and the country wealthier. FILE - President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks during a town hall meeting at Malaya University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, April 27, 2014.Now the potential audience of...
    The A meeting of his supporters outside the Capitol, Just before Invasion They, saw Donald Trump Along with his family who were in tents set up near the gathering place. Along with the outgoing president United States His children were there Ivanka And Don Jr.., Trump’s adviser and his son’s ally, Kimberly Gilpoil, As well as his close associates and all together saw it through the screens Assembled meeting, Shortly before Trump took the stage set in Ellipse Square in Washington to deliver his speech. The video was released on the Internet Don Jr.., Which varies Kimberly Gilpoil To Dances To the rhythms of music. Today’s news: Cases are on the rise – experts are worried about the outcome of the holidaysBiden attacks Trump over Capitol invasion: ‘This is a mess of domestic terrorists’ A tough game of fate for a 25-year-old from Amarindos See...
    Many African countries that were used to learning American lessons in democracy did not fail to point the finger at the Capitol Hill invasion by pro-Trump protesters. Posted today at 19:07 Zimbabwean President Emerson Manangagwa has had the opportunity to call for the lifting of US sanctions on his country (file photo). AFP Is the man in the fur hat really a Sahelian hunter? Should peacekeepers intervene in Washington? Pro-Trump protesters invading Capitol on Wednesday sparked controversy across Africa, which is accustomed to learning American lessons in democracy. In Mali, the general secretary of an armed group, Bahadur al-Mahmoud, “condemned” the presence of traditional hunters in the capital on Thursday evening. Sahel is currently and sometimes accused of abusing the “dosos” dressed in a brown dress and grinning: only required for a man with a long fur hat and a naked torso. , Who proudly posed in front of...
    The night was intense for Annick Hervio. Affiliated with CNN, Lesage de Vance, one of two officers from the U.S. International Division of High School, quickly set aside his copies to imitate Washington’s position on Capitol Hill, this “symbol of democracy.” The dual national editor says he was frightened when he saw the protesters enter the Washington building, rolling his eyes on the news channel. “I’m not afraid that American democracy will stumble, but I’m afraid of senators. This is sad for American democracy.” “Like an Action Movie” The author, who faced its events as a “CNN insurgency”, responded late to the news of some of his 75 students. Elliott and Axel are studying in their final year. The pro-Trump sling did not surprise them. “It simply came to our notice then. It was like an action movie, ”Elliott said. This Thursday morning, all of the...
    By the time Congress reconvened on Wednesday evening, National Guard forces had joined local police to escort insurrectionists from the building. Most of them left while waving their hands in triumph, without even a threat of arrest. From there, they retired to their luxury hotels to sit together and share stories and germs while celebrating the perfect day they will always remember.  House members had a bit of a wait as Capitol maintenance staff, mostly Black workers who had been forced to shelter in place as armed white supremacists went screaming through the halls, cleaned up the mess and made their space ready to resume the nation’s business. While those things were happening, Republicans were also busy—busy deciding that they would explain away their failed attempt to overthrow the United States government on a movement founded on racism, hate, and lies … by spreading more racism, hate, and lies. Representatives like Matt Gaetz returned...
    U.S. Capitol police officers point their guns at a vandalized door in the House Chamber during a joint session of Congress on Wednesday after pro-Trump rioters breached the building to stop Joe Biden from ascending to the presidency. Self-professed supporters of President Donald Trump waved confederate flags, wore QAnon-themed costumes and ski masks, bore various far-right insignia, and wielded improvised chemical weapons when they stormed the U.S. Capitol Complex on Wednesday and sent the nation’s seat of government into chaos. Collectively, they scuttled plans to count Electoral College votes on the day mandated by federal law for the process to occur. Legal experts immediately likened the unprecedented scene to an instance of outright sedition committed by stalwart followers of the 45th president and implicitly supported by Trump himself. “Impeach him again, and indict him for conspiracy to incite a riot and sedition,” suggested national security attorney Bradley P. Moss. ...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton said President Trump must be held accountable for the riot at the U.S. Capitol that left four people dead. In an interview with WBZ-TV Thursday, Moulton said, “Let’s be absolutely clear, there’s one person who is fundamentally involved and that’s the President of the United States.” The president released a statement overnight saying there will be an orderly transition on January 20, but he did not condemn the riot. “The President of the United States told his crowd of supporters at the White House to march to the Capitol, to be violent and to attack the seat of government. He incited and inspired this mob and he’s also the same president who refused to call out the National Guard to protect us, to protect not just Congress, lawmakers, but to protect our democracy as the United States of America,” Moulton, a U.S. Marine...
    America's adversaries revelled and allies shook their heads in dismay at the assault on the heart of U.S. democracy on Wednesday. Many foreign leaders noted the United States' centuries-long role as a bastion of self-rule by a free population. Some suggested that vaunted position had been diminished and urged a rapid return to it, and several placed the blame for the chaos squarely on President Donald Trump. Russia and Iran offered predictable ridicule of U.S. democracy – a theme both countries have fallen back on for years, but damning commentary from close allies in Europe showed there was real shock among America's global partners at the level of bitter division within the country, and the driving force many see behind it. Below is a sample of the commentary from world leaders, senior diplomats, and state-run media outlets, which will be updated: China:"We believe that the American people want safety...
    The Boston Celtics walked off the court in response to the riots at the United States Capitol on Wednesday. January 6, 2020 will go down as a blemish on United States history. In Washington D.C., supporters of Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol as Congress was set to certify the election results, giving President-elect Joe Biden the victory. However, supporters made it inside the Capitol building, forcing Vice President Mike Pence, Senators and Representatives to evacuate. Next: Markelle Fultz suffers non-contact knee injury on Wednesday
    US President Donald Trumps supporters gather outside the Capitol building in Washington D.C., United States on January 06, 2021.Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Former White House chief of staff Andrew Card on Wednesday called President Donald Trump a "mob leader" after the president's supporters violently overtook the U.S. Capitol, causing Congress to halt its session and the building to be evacuated. "I have to admit, I've been crying today because of what is happening. This is an attack on our democracy," Card, who served under Republican former President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006, said in a CNBC interview. "This is so sad and it's motivated by a mob leader called the president of the United States, which is even more outrageous," added Card, in an interview with CNBC's Shepard Smith. "[Trump] helped to inspire people to do things that they knew they shouldn't be doing, and...
    CNN anchor Jake Tapper reacted to the unfolding chaos at the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday when protesters breached the barricades and stormed the Capitol Building. Tapper said that President Donald Trump, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are unleashing “sedition.” Tapper said, “The definition of sedition is to try to overturn the rule of law through force, and that is what we are witnessing. Trump supporters, who have been lied to by Trump and his minions, individuals like Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley, lied to by MAGA media, have been incensed and outraged and they are now resorting to physically trying to storm the Capitol to stop the constitutional process of electors being counted for the person who won the election, Joe Biden, the president-elect. That is what’s going on. That is what we are witnessing. And there are a lot of people who are complicit in this. It...
    Samuel Corum/Getty Images Hollywood is reacting with disgust and horror as President Donald Trump’s supporters storm the United States Capitol on Wednesday. The chaos in Washington D.C., which included violent clashes with police in the streets, has made its way to the chamber of the United States House of Representatives. Members of Congress were evacuated mere minutes before the chamber was breached. The story remains fluid as of Wednesday afternoon, with reports of bleeding victims, gunshots fired, and elected officials hiding in bunkers. Hollywood took to Twitter to express their shock at the events unfolding. Unimaginable. Disgraceful. Shocking. But no surprise. So many to hold responsible. You know who you are. You dismissed the violent, divisive, cruel rhetoric. You made excuses. Cowards He/you are not leaders. We will try to re-build. You will try to live with yourselves — Sarah Jessica Parker (@SJP) January 6, 2021 We always knew...
    Carl Bernstein joined Jake Tapper Tuesday to talk about his new report that former White House officials like John Kelly and John Bolton concluded that President Donald Trump was not only “delusional” but a “danger” to U.S. national security. He told Tapper that his report and the report about Russian bounties fit together because “in both cases, the sources of both stories have to do with a president of the United States who refuses to be briefed in an intelligent way — in fact refuses to be briefed very often altogether.” But something that struck him about his report is why none of the officials who were alarmed about the president’s calls said anything: “All of the people listed in my story, one of whom you named at the beginning, Chief of Staff Kelly, came to the conclusion that the President of the United States — Bolton and others — is unfit to...
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