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How experts define the deadly mob attack at the U.S. Capitol

Political scientists have an unusually precise term for when a government tries to trample its own Constitution......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Arizona lawmakers split as Trump impeached by House for a second time

WASHINGTON – No Arizona lawmakers broke party ranks as the House Wednesday impeached President Donald Trump on a mostly party-line vote, just one week after a deadly mob attack on the Capitol that critics said was incited by the president. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2021

A Kentucky state trooper has been reassigned after attending the Trump rally that turned into a deadly attack on the US Capitol with his family

The trooper is among several law enforcement officers under scrutiny over their possible involvement in Wednesday's insurrection at the Capitol. Pro-Trump protesters clash with police during the tally of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2021

Rep. John Katko becomes the first House Republican to back Trump impeachment in wake of deadly Capitol siege

"To allow the president of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct threat to the future of our democracy," Katko said. Rep. John Katko (R-New York). Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Rep. John Kat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2021

VIDEO: Trump condemns the Capitol siege as "heinous attack" and says he will focus on a smooth transition of power

Trump said those who broke the law "will pay" and acknowledged Biden will assume the presidency on January 20. President Donald Trump. Getty President Donald Trump condemned the deadly siege on the US Capitol by his supp.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 7th, 2021

5 people died in the Capitol insurrection. Experts say it could have been so much worse.

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Category: personnelSource: nytJan 23rd, 2021

QAnon and pro-Trump online forums are struggling and fracturing in aftermath of the U.S. Capitol siege

Forums central to spreading QAnon and supporting former President Trump have become fractured or gone offline entirely since then Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, raising questions about their long-term viability......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 22nd, 2021

Democrats attack Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter over the Capitol riots, saying the tech giants play "whack-a-mole" with radicalization

Lawmakers recommended Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter make sweeping design changes to stop chasing user engagement in order to curb extremism. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2021

Capitol Report: Biden inaugural address calls for unity as he vows to rebuild economy and defeat coronavirus

President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Americans to unify two weeks after a deadly riot rocked the U.S. Capitol, as he pledged in his inaugural address to combat the coronavirus pandemic and rebuild the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 20th, 2021

Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riot

"The mob was fed.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2021

Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

"The mob was fed lies," McConnell said Tuesday. "And th.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 19th, 2021

Capitol rioters say Trump told them to do it, which some legal experts say could open him to criminal charges

Trump instructed his supporters to come to Washington on January 6 and promised the protest would be "wild." Getty Multiple people who stormed the Cap.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2021

Former Trump campaign staffers helped organize the rally that led to the deadly Capitol riot, records show, despite the campaign"s repeated claims it wasn"t involved

The Trump campaign has denied being directly involved in planning of the rally, but public records show several recent staffers listed as organizers. President Donald Trump speaking at a rally before t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2021

Apple sued by group insisting it curb Telegram after Capitol attack

The suit amounts to a pressure tactic to get Apple to act toward Telegram as it already has toward Parler, a social media site that swelled with calls for violence and insurrection.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Prior to Capitol riot, Proud Boys took Trump’s words as call to action

On Jan. 3, three days before the attack on the Capitol, Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the far-right organization known as the Proud Boys, shared a cryptic post on the messaging app Telegram: “What if we invade it?”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2021

Rep. Jamie Raskin on Trump impeachment: "I"m not going to lose my son" in 2020 and "lose my country" in 2021

"When we went to count the Electoral College votes, and it came under that ludicrous attack, I felt my son with me," Raskin said of the Capitol riots. Rep. Jamie Rask.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 17th, 2021

Parler"s CEO fled his home and went into hiding after receiving death threats and security breaches, a court filing says

Conservatives told Trump supporters to use Parler after the president was banned from Twitter following the attack on the Capitol. Parler CEO John Matze Fox News Parler CEO John Matze Jr. and his family have fled their home.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 16th, 2021

"What the hell"s the matter with them?": Biden scorches GOP lawmakers who didn"t wear masks in secure areas during Capitol riots, saying they need "to grow up"

"It was shocking to see members of the Congress while the Capitol was under siege by a deadly mob of thugs refuse to wear masks," he said. President-elect Joe Biden. Susan Walsh/AP President-elect Joe Biden on Friday excoriated Republ.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 16th, 2021

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

"Just because it didn't have a high likelihood of succeeding in a classic coup fashion doesn't mean it wasn't an attempt," Fiona Hill says. Fiona Hill, former senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 16th, 2021

Health Secretary Alex Azar uses resignation letter to fire warning at Trump that the Capitol siege threatens to "tarnish" the administration"s accomplishments

In his resignation letter, Alex Azar said the attack on the Capi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 16th, 2021

An intelligence report by Capitol Police warned "Congress itself" could be targeted, days before the deadly siege on the US Capitol, according to The Washington Post

Following the January 6 insurrection, the US Capitol Police has come under scrutiny for failing to prevent the .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 16th, 2021