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Trump Stresses Support of Brooks

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks greets supporters as he announces his campaign for U.S. Senate during a rally, Monday, March 22, 2021, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Kim Chandler) MONTGOMERY, AL. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump repeated his support of U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in the Alabama race for U.S. Senate and took a jab at Brooks’ well-funded rival Katie Britt….

Trump Impeachment Trial to Open with Sense of Urgency

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool, File) WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial is opening this week with a sense of urgency. Democrats want to hold the former president accountable for the violent U.S. Capitol siege. And Republicans want it over as fast as possible. It’s scheduled to begin Tuesday, just over a month since the deadly Jan….

Trump Rejects Dems’ Request to Testify at Impeachment Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, challenging him to respond to their charge that he incited a violent mob to storm the Capitol. A Trump adviser said the former president won’t testify. Although Democrats might not have the power to force Trump’s testimony, the request from House impeachment managers…

Republican Party to Stay Neutral If Trump Runs for President Again

The head of the Republican National Committee is declining to encourage former President Donald Trump to run for the White House in 2024. RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel told The Associated Press today that the party would stay “neutral” in its next presidential primary. She also described the pro-Trump conspiracy theory group known as QAnon as “dangerous.” The national GOP, under…

Former Alabama Lawmaker Ed Henry Pardoned by Trump

FILE –  (AP Photo/Kim Chandler, File) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Donald Trump has pardoned an Alabama lawmaker who pleaded guilty two years ago for his role in a health care fraud case. Former state Rep. Ed Henry had been a state chairman of Trump’s 2016 campaign and received one of the dozens of pardons and clemency grants Trump announced Wednesday on…

Garth Brooks to Join Other Entertainers at Biden Inauguration

FILE (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Add country music superstar Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Brooks joins Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, among others. He performed during the inaugural celebration of President Barack Obama in 2009. He turned down a chance to play for President Donald Trump in 2017, citing a…

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November’s presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP…

Mark Zuckerberg Bans Trump from Facebook, Instagram Until Inauguration or Longer

Facebook will bar President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. In a post Thursday morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the risk of allowing Trump to use the platform is too great, following his incitement of a mob that later touched off a deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol on…

Trump says Barr resigning, will leave before Christmas

Attorney General William Barr meets with members of the St. Louis Police Department in St. Louis. Barr has announced he is resigning. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorney General William Barr, one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest allies, is resigning amid lingering tension with the president over the president’s baseless claims of election fraud and the investigation into…