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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…

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…