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The US Chamber of Commerce chief has called Trump"s behaviour during the Capitol riots "inexcusable," and said it may cut donations to lawmakers

The US Chamber of Commerce threatened to cut donations to lawmakers, followin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2021

US Chamber of Commerce to cut funding to some lawmakers over electoral protests, says Trump ‘undermined our democratic institutions’

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, among the most powerful business groups in Washington, echoed much of corporate America, which has started to reject the violence and false claims of election fraud put forth by Trump and his allies.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 14th, 2021

Stripe has reportedly stopped processing Trump campaign donations after the riots in the Capitol, arguing that the campaign encourages violence

Stripe joins Facebook, Twitter, and Shopify in restricting Trump's access to their services following Wednesday's mob attack on the Capitol. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2021

Marriott and Citi suspend political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden"s certification as president

Marriott and Citi are among the largest US companies to halt PAC donations to the GOP members who attempted to overturn the election. Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2021

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says Capitol invasion is what Trump "wanted to happen," and calls for DC to become a state so she could use National Guard

She said the riots in the halls of Congress were "textbook terrorism" and called for more law enforcement .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 7th, 2021

More than 2 dozen Democratic lawmakers say they will try to impeach Trump again following riots over his election conspiracy theories

Other Democratic officials have called on his administration to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 7th, 2021

More than a dozen Democratic lawmakers say they will try to impeach Trump again following riots over his election conspiracy theories

Other Democratic officials have called on his administration to invoke the 25th Amendment t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 6th, 2021

Woman shot dead after armed Trump supporters stormed the Capitol as lawmakers gathered to certify Biden"s win

NBC News learned from law enforcement officials that the woman died of her wound. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unclear. People shelter as rioters try to break into the House chamber at the US Capitol on January 6. Andrew .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 6th, 2021

Trump"s video message on D.C. rioting prompts Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to take action

The unprecedented riots that took place at the Capitol Building in Washington on Wednesday led to a video message from President Donald Trump that called for protestors to go home while also continuing to claim the presidential election was stolen fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2021

: Biden calls for end to Capitol unrest – ‘enough is enough’

President-elect Joe Biden called for an end to the "siege" of the U.S. Capitol after hundreds of President Trump's supporters fought with police, broke into the building and forced lawmakers to seek safety......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 6th, 2021

Capitol Report: ‘Totally outrageous’ and ‘great job’: What lawmakers are saying about Trump’s State of the Union address

Democrats slammed President Donald Trump over his comments about “ridiculous partisan investigations” in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, as a key Republican said the commander-in-chief hit the right notes on his proposed border wall......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy says that "everybody across this country has some responsibility" for Capitol riots

McCarthy, the Republican House Minority Leader, pointed to Trump, Democrats, social media, and botched public safety efforts in his reasoning. President Donald Trump.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 23rd, 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

Kroger unknowingly funneled donations to a militant group. After the Capitol riots, it’s cutting it off.

Kroger said it had been donating to the Indiana Oath Keepers, who were accredited as a nonprofit in 2017, from a program that lets shoppers choose charities to benefit from their purchases......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 20th, 2021

Kroger unknowingly funneled donations to a militia group. After the Capitol riots, it’s cutting them out.

Kroger said it had been donating to the Indiana Oath Keepers, who were accredited as a nonprofit in 2017, from a program that lets shoppers choose charities to benefit from their purchases......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 20th, 2021

Mitch McConnell blames Trump for deadly Capitol riots

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

Category: worldSource: nytJan 19th, 2021

Milwaukee community, Hispanic leader Maria Monreal-Cameron passes away

Prominent community and Hispanc leader Maria Monreal-Cameron, longtime president and chief executive officer of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, passed away Monday. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin chairperson Rebecca Came.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2021

Trump planning to raise $2 billion for a presidential library, likely in Florida: report

After the Jan. 6 US Capitol riots, some former Trump advisors are skeptical of the president's expensive proposal. Presi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 17th, 2021

GOP Rep. Nancy Mace said that Trump "put all of our lives at risk" during the Capitol riots, but rejected impeachment, calling the process "rushed"

On NBC's "Meet the Press," Mace discussed a push to censure Trump that could have been an alternative to the president's eventual second impeachment. Rep. Nancy Mace (R-South Carolin.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 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

"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