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Ex-girlfriend turns suspected Capitol rioter over to FBI after he sends texts calling her a ‘moron’

February 27, 2021 10:04 am

Richard Michetti will now face criminal charges for his suspected role in the January 6 unrest that killed one police officer and let several others injured.

Capitol rioters acted on Trump's 'orders,' Democrats say in impeachment trial

February 12, 2021 8:21 am

The prosecutors described in stark, personal terms the horror they faced that day and showed the many public and explicit instructions Trump gave his supporters — both in the weeks before the January 6 attack and at his midday rally that unleashed the mob on the Capitol.

Netizens can't get over US impeachment manager Stacey Plaskett's cape dress

February 11, 2021 12:51 pm

Stacey Plaskett wore a blue midi dress with a cape-like detail

Scarred by riot, U.S. Capitol a fortress for Trump impeachment trial

February 08, 2021 10:28 pm

An 8-foot (2.5-meter) tall fence encircles the U.S. government’s traditionally open heart topped with barbed wire. Thousands of National Guard troops patrol the halls and a gilded portion of one staircase is bandaged over.

Pentagon accelerates efforts to root out far-right extremism in the ranks

January 19, 2021 11:52 am

The military’s examination of its ranks marks a new urgency for the Pentagon, which has a history of downplaying the rise of white nationalism and right-wing activism, even as Germany and other countries are finding a deep strain embedded in their armed forces.

Judge calls US Capitol siege 'violent insurrection,' orders man who wore horns held

January 16, 2021 12:43 pm

In US District Court in Phoenix, Arizona, Magistrate Judge Deborah Fine ruled that Jacob Chansley, who was famously photographed inside the US Senate Chamber wearing horns during the Capitol riots, should not be released from custody.

Heightened security, pruned guest list: All that we know of Biden's inauguration so far

January 15, 2021 10:39 pm

Under the shadow of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the recent violent attack by Trump supporters on the US Capitol, the inauguration event on January 20 will be unlike any the country has seen before.

Michael Cohen writes foreword for Trump impeachment book

January 15, 2021 1:26 pm

The House impeached Trump earlier this week on a single charge, incitement of insurrection, over his role in last week's bloody attack on the U.S. Capitol.

In voting to impeach, SC's Rice acknowledges political risk

January 15, 2021 1:19 pm

Rice represents a South Carolina district fiercely loyal to Trump, yet on Wednesday night, the congressman became one of just 10 Republicans to join Democrats in voting to impeach the president, in a stunning reversal from his position days earlier.

How people reacted after Donald Trump was impeached for a historic second time

January 15, 2021 11:12 am

With the Capitol secured by armed National Guard, the House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump. Ten Republicans also joined the Democrats in backing impeachment.