March 5, 2021

A former State Department aide in President Donald Trump’s administration has been charged with participating in the deadly siege at the Capitol and assaulting officers who were trying to guard the building, court papers show. It’s the first known case to be brought against a Trump appointee in the Jan. 6 insurrection, which led to

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January 12, 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, will vote to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in inciting a deadly insurrection at the Capitol last week. “There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution,” Cheney said in a

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January 12, 2021

(Reuters) – The FBI has warned of armed protests being planned for Washington and all 50 U.S. state capitals in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden’s Jan. 20 inauguration, a federal law enforcement source said on Monday. Threatened with more violence from outgoing President Donald Trump’s supporters following last Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol,

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December 11, 2020

Monday’s Electoral College vote formalizing Joe Biden’s presidential win will be the culmination of months of orchestration by the Biden campaign to ensure minimum drama — and maximum coronavirus safety — while President Donald Trump’s flailing bid to remain in power has shaken other institutions. Interviews with 25 Democratic electors in five states Biden flipped,

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November 5, 2020

With Joe Biden edging closer to unseating him from the White House, President Donald Trump says he wants to put a halt to vote counting. The extraordinary statement by an incumbent president to voice support for ceasing the count of legally cast votes came in a Thursday morning tweet, saying only: “STOP THE COUNT!” Elections

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October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) —The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump was suffering “mild symptoms” of COVID-19, making the stunning announcement after he returned from an evening fundraiser without telling the crowd he had been exposed to an aide with the disease that has killed a million people worldwide. The announcement that the president of

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August 13, 2020

(CNN) Postmaster General Louis DeJoy continues to hold a multimillion-dollar stake in his former company XPO Logistics, a United States Postal Service contractor, likely creating a major conflict of interest, according to newly obtained financial disclosures and ethics experts. Outside experts who spoke to CNN were shocked that ethics officials at the postal service approved

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