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Shocked by Capitol siege, more aides, GOP backers desert Trump – world news

While Donald Trump on Friday said he will not attend US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20, the outgoing president’s deputy, vice-president Mike Pence, is expected to, in a sign of growing fissures in the Trump administration, marked also by a steady stream of resignations. Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, became on Thursday the second member of Trump’s cabinet ...

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Republican Ben Sasse would consider Democratic effort to impeach Trump – world news

At least one Senate Republican would consider supporting a possible effort by congressional Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump for an unprecedented second time after his supporters, inflamed by his false claims of election fraud, stormed the US Capitol. Democrats in the House of Representatives, which holds the power to impeach the president, will hold a conference call at noon ...

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US president Donald Trump will not attend Biden’s inauguration ceremony on January 20 – world news

President Donald Trump says he won’t attend President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration on Jan. 20. He will be the first incumbent president since Andrew Johnson to skip his successors inauguration. In a Friday tweet Trump said, “To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.” Trump offered no clues for how he ...

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Twitch joins Facebook, Instagram on banning Trump; Twitter allows him back – world news

Popular gaming platform Twitch has banned indefinitely Donald Trump’s official channel on its platform, following the storming of Capitol Hill by supporters of the outgoing US President. “In light of yesterday’s shocking attack on the Capitol, we have disabled President Trump’s Twitch channel,” the company said in a statement according to CNN. “Given the current extraordinary circumstances and the President’s ...

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Joe Biden blames Donald Trump for violence at Capitol that’s shaken US – world news

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday denounced the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol as “domestic terrorists” and he blamed President Donald Trump for the violence that has shaken the nation’s capital and beyond. The riot by Trump supporters who breached the security of Congress on Wednesday was “not dissent, was not disorder, was not protest. It was chaos.” Those who ...

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The destructive legacy of Donald Trump | HT Editorial – editorials

On Wednesday, what was once unimaginable happened on the streets of Washington DC. After having conclusively lost the presidential elections, Donald Trump — who has, baselessly, claimed the process was riddled with fraud and he was cheated out of a victory — incited a mob to march to the Capitol Hill. Mr Trump first tried to block the election certification ...

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Soleimani death: Iraq court issues arrest warrant against Donald Trump – world news

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq’s judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad’s investigative court tasked with probing the Washington-directed drone strike that killed Gen. Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the court’s ...

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Trump summoned supporters to ‘wild’ protest and told them to fight. They did – world news

The chaos in the US Capitol on Wednesday unfolded after President Donald Trump spent weeks whipping up his supporters with false allegations of fraud in the Nov. 3 election, culminating in a call to march to the building that represents US democracy. Trump, who has refused to concede his loss to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden, had urged his supporters multiple ...

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Facebook, YouTube pull Trump video after protesters storm US Capitol – world news

Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s YouTube took down a video from President Donald Trump on Wednesday that continued to make the baseless claim the election was fraudulent as he told protesters who had stormed the US Capitol to go home. Facebook’s vice president of integrity Guy Rosen tweeted the social media company believed the video “contributes to rather than diminishes ...

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One person shot inside US Capitol after Trump supporters storm building – world news

Protesters supporting outgoing US President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, virtually locking it down, as Vice President Mike Pence rejected the President’s demand to overturn his defeat to Joe Biden, with reports confirming that one person was shot and wounded inside the building. US lawmakers were asked to shelter in place and made to wear gas masks ...

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