Capitol Riot

Trump Impeached after Capitol Riot; Historic Second Charge

President Donald Trump has been impeached by the U.S. House over the violent siege of the Capitol. He is the only president to be twice impeached. He faced a single charge “incitement of insurrection” in Wednesday’s vote after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to, as he put it, “fight like hell” against election results. The subsequent attack on the…

Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) – The violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week was overwhelmingly made up of longtime Trump supporters. The Associated Press reviewed social media posts, voter registrations, court files, and other public records for more than 120 people connected to the rioting. The mob included Republican Party officials, GOP political donors, far-right militants, white supremacists, and adherents…

Police Officer’s Death Intensifies Capitol Siege Questions

WASHINGTON (AP) – A police officer has died from injuries sustained as President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol, intensifying the questions about the defeated president’s remaining days in office and the ability of the Capitol police to secure the area. The U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement that Officer Brian D. Sicknick died Thursday after being injured “while…

Trump Finally Concedes – Amid Talk Of Ouster From Office

With 13 days left in his term, President Donald Trump finally bent to reality on Thursday, acknowledging his electoral defeat amid growing talk in Washington of trying to force him from office early. His statement came end the of a day when the cornered president stayed out of sight in the White House, silenced on some of his favorite internet…