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Republican senate leader Mitch McConnell reportedly tells colleagues they are free to "vote with their conscience" in the second impeachment trial of outgoing President Donald Trump, freeing them from toeing the party line.Republican senate leader Mitch McConnell reportedly tells colleagues they are free to "vote with their conscience" in the second impeachment trial of outgoing President Donald Trump, freeing them from toeing the party line.

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Donald Trump is plotting revenge against the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach him as he faces a potential criminal probe in Georgia.Donald Trump is plotting revenge against the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach him as he faces a potential criminal probe in Georgia.

Donald Trump impeachment: President plans revenge against rebel Republicans

The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Biden seeks to act swiftly to redirect the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency without waiting for Congress.The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Biden seeks to act swiftly to redirect the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency without waiting for Congress.

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A Pew Research poll shows Trump's approval rating has dropped by nine points since August 2020 and only 60% of GOP supporters rate his performance positively.  A Pew Research poll shows Trump's approval rating has dropped by nine points since August 2020 and only 60% of GOP supporters rate his performance positively.  

Trump's approval plummets to 29% making him one of the least popular presidents of all time | Daily Mail Online

Many Congressional Republicans have refused to acknowledge the election was not stolen, the baseless claim that drove thousands to take part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.Many Congressional Republicans have refused to acknowledge the election was not stolen, the baseless claim that drove thousands to take part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Republicans call for unity but won’t acknowledge Biden won fairly - The Washington Post

His skills as a fixer are finely honed – but they cannot restore a pre-Trump normality. As president, Biden’s private self, shadowed by loss, must come into its ownHis skills as a fixer are finely honed – but they cannot restore a pre-Trump normality. As president, Biden’s private self, shadowed by loss, must come into its own

Can Joe Biden make America great again? | Books | The Guardian

Members of the extreme right are searching for new online homes, amid paranoia that they are being ‘set up’ by the authorities.Members of the extreme right are searching for new online homes, amid paranoia that they are being ‘set up’ by the authorities.

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Serious constitutional questions will arise about whether the US Senate can convict a former president as the impeachment trial will certainly go beyond President Donald Trump’s term. The US House of Representatives impeached President Trump on January 13, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not yet passed the articles of impeachment to the Senate to begin the trial. The New Republic’s Alex Shephard told Sky News that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “had the votes to remove the president” then the trial would have already begun. Mr McConnell has indicated the trial will not begin prior to January 19, one day before Joe Biden’s inauguration. The Senate trial is expected to adversely affect the president-elect’s ability to pass his 1.9 trillion COVID relief package as well as securing swift confirmation of his cabinet picks. Given there has never been an impeachment of a former president, there will be “serious constitutional questions” about whether it can go ahead, Mr Shephard said. “The idea that we would suddenly move on from the Trump era – which was a central part of the Biden campaign – was a fantasy,” he said. “This will be a split screen 100 days. On the one hand you’ll have the Senate trying a former president and on the other hand you’ll have Biden trying to move the country forward.” Serious constitutional questions will arise about whether the US Senate can convict a former president as the impeachment trial will certainly go beyond President Donald Trump’s term. The US House of Representatives impeached President Trump on January 13, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not yet passed the articles of impeachment to the Senate to begin the trial. The New Republic’s Alex Shephard told Sky News that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “had the votes to remove the president” then the trial would have already begun. Mr McConnell has indicated the trial will not begin prior to January 19, one day before Joe Biden’s inauguration. The Senate trial is expected to adversely affect the president-elect’s ability to pass his 1.9 trillion COVID relief package as well as securing swift confirmation of his cabinet picks. Given there has never been an impeachment of a former president, there will be “serious constitutional questions” about whether it can go ahead, Mr Shephard said. “The idea that we would suddenly move on from the Trump era – which was a central part of the Biden campaign – was a fantasy,” he said. “This will be a split screen 100 days. On the one hand you’ll have the Senate trying a former president and on the other hand you’ll have Biden trying to move the country forward.”

The new American leader, who takes office this week, has inherited a litany of issues, from dealing with Covid-19 to repairing frayed international tiesThe new American leader, who takes office this week, has inherited a litany of issues, from dealing with Covid-19 to repairing frayed international ties

Windows were broken, but it was not Kristallnacht, nor anything close to what former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger compared it toWindows were broken, but it was not Kristallnacht, nor anything close to what former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger compared it to

Despite Trump's behavior we Israelis must remember who had our back - The Jerusalem Post

Over the past four years Trump has built up a solid base of support in FloridaOver the past four years Trump has built up a solid base of support in Florida

Humbled Donald Trump seeks warmer welcome in Florida | Americas – Gulf News

Staffers say they have spent hours taping together papers shredded by US president, despite law mandating preservation: 'They told him to stop doing it. He didn’t want to stop'Staffers say they have spent hours taping together papers shredded by US president, despite law mandating preservation: 'They told him to stop doing it. He didn’t want to stop'

Trump has been habitually ripping up documents; could leave a hole in US history | The Times of Israel

Donald Trump's presidency may be coming to an end, but he has changed the course of US politics — and his impact will be felt for generations.Donald Trump's presidency may be coming to an end, but he has changed the course of US politics — and his impact will be felt for generations.

How Trump′s policies will mark a generation | World| Breaking news and perspectives from around the globe | DW | 16.01.2021

When President Donald Trump faced (and overcame) the gravest crisis of his first campaign, he defended his boasts of sexual assault on the “Access Hollywood” tape as ultimately harmless gabbing. “Locker room talk,” he said — nothing to dwell on. When the president faced (and overcame) impeachment in 2019 after pressing the Ukrainian president to investigate President-elect JoeWhen President Donald Trump faced (and overcame) the gravest crisis of his first campaign, he defended his boasts of sexual assault on the “Access Hollywood” tape as ultimately harmless gabbing.

A first for an American President, and a first for Donald Trump | Deccan Herald

President Donald Trump is reportedly planning a military-style send-off to take place before Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.President Donald Trump is reportedly planning a military-style send-off to take place before Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.

Inauguration Day: Trump planning 'elaborate' send-off for himself - Business Insider

Polls find majority supports banning Trump from public office amid a sharp partisan divide over his role in the riot.Polls find majority supports banning Trump from public office amid a sharp partisan divide over his role in the riot.

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Last week's events and the ongoing threat to security, coupled with the Covid-19 pandemic mean next Wednesday's inauguration of the 46th president of the United States will look and feel very different to any that has gone before it.Last week's events and the ongoing threat to security, coupled with the Covid-19 pandemic mean next Wednesday's inauguration of the 46th president of the United States will look and feel very different to any that has gone before it.

5 ways in which this inauguration will be different

Two Capitol rioters claim an officer shook their hands and told them iIt's your house now" as hundreds stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.Two Capitol rioters claim an officer shook their hands and told them iIt's your house now" as hundreds stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Two Capitol rioters said an officer shook their hands, and said, 'It's your house now,' as insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol

The print and broadcast media have done an incomplete job of informing the public as to why Donald Trump lost the election. It hasn’t been enough...

Need for truth | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

First-day directives will focus on measures to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout, including an extension of student loan forbearance past Jan 31 and an extension of a moratorium on evictions and foreclosuresFirst-day directives will focus on measures to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout, including an extension of student loan forbearance past Jan 31 and an extension of a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures

Biden plans 10 days of action on four ‘overlapping’ crises | Hindustan Times

Biden takes office amid concerns about pandemic and more violence.Biden takes office amid concerns about pandemic and more violence.

Americans see democracy under threat — CBS News poll - CBS News

Some public health experts have said it’s important that the White House take extra precautions to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus during the busy move.Some public health experts have said it’s important that the White House take extra precautions to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus during the busy move.

Inauguration Day is also move in and out day at the White House - National | Globalnews.ca

Trump has been cavalier about the law requiring that records be preserved. He has a habit of ripping up documents before tossing them out, forcing White House records workers to spend hours taping them back together.

Will Trump’s mishandling of records leave a hole in history? - pennlive.com

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lost his son to depression in 2020. CNN's Jake Tapper talks with him about having to deal with that tragedy in addition to leading the secondRep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lost his son to depression in 2020. CNN's Jake Tapper talks with him about having to deal with that tragedy in addition to leading the second

Raskin: I'm not losing my son in 2020 and my country in 2021 | Politics | houstonherald.com

Biden will ask the Department of Education to extend the existing pause on student loan repayments for Americans with federal student loans, and will and re-join the Paris Agreement, Ron Klein saidBiden will ask the Department of Education to extend the existing pause on student loan repayments for Americans with federal student loans, and will and re-join the Paris Agreement, Ron Klein said

On day one, Joe Biden will sign actions on COVID-19 crisis, racial equity: Incoming White House Chief of Staff - World News , Firstpost

The heightened rhetoric mimics language far-right extremists and white supremacists have used for years***

Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

"President Trump has not yet made a determination as to which lawyer or law firm will represent him for the disgraceful attack on our Constitution and democracy, known as the 'impeachment hoax.'Rudy Giuliani claimed on ABC News Saturday that he’ll help defend the president at his upcoming second impeachment trial — but a Trump spokesman to tweeted hours later that Trump has yet

Rudy Giuliani not confirmed as head lawyer in Trump Impeachment

The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.

Joe Biden's inauguration will be unique, with few crowds and a number of traditions cancelled. However, it will still be outside the Capitol Building despite the violence earlier this mothJoe Biden's inauguration will be unique, with few crowds and a number of traditions cancelled. However, it will still be outside the Capitol Building despite the violence earlier this moth

When is Joe Biden's inauguration? Date, UK start time and how to watch - Mirror Online

War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war.War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war.

After US Capitol attack, some Republican Party officials are adopting war talk long used by far-right extremists, white supremacists - Chicago Tribune

On the evening of Sept.On the evening of Sept.

An attack on America that's divided Congress — and a nation | TheHill

On the evening of Sept.On the evening of Sept.

An attack on America that's divided Congress — and a nation | TheHill

MIAMI - President Donald Trump will leave Washington in disgrace next week, destined for a warmer welcome in Florida, where some supporters are so gung-ho they recently wrote his name on the back of a fat, lumbering manatee.MIAMI - President Donald Trump will leave Washington in disgrace next week, destined for a warmer welcome in Florida, where some supporters are so gung-ho they recently wrote his name on the back of a fat, lumbering manatee.

Humbled Trump seeks warmer welcome in Florida

The outgoing president will fly to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, where he intends to stay.The outgoing president will fly to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida, where he intends to stay.

Trump to leave capital hours before Biden’s inauguration - Newspaper - DAWN.COM

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Impeachment proceedings could still begin by Inauguration Day if Pelosi sends the article to the Senate by early next week.Impeachment proceedings could still begin by Inauguration Day if Pelosi sends the article to the Senate by early next week.

Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'

The second impeachment of President Trump, this time with votes of Republicans, including Liz Cheney, No. 3 in House GOP leadership, and Michigan’s Fred Upton and eight others, came afterThe second impeachment of President Trump, this time with votes of Republicans, including Liz Cheney, No. 3 in House GOP leadership, and Michigan’s Fred Upton and eight others, came after

Colwell: The political fallout of Capitol riots for Hoosier politicians | Opinion | southbendtribune.com

Biden will rescind the travel ban on several majority-Muslim countries and rejoin the Paris climate accords in the first days of his presidency.

Biden plans dozens of executive orders for early days of presidency - POLITICO

President-elect Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress have called Trump's insistence that the election was rigged the "big lie." The term has roots in Nazi Germany and echoes throughout fascist states.President-elect Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress have called Trump's insistence that the election was rigged the "big lie." The term has roots in Nazi Germany and echoes throughout fascist states.

Can The Forces Unleashed By Trump's Big Election Lie Be Undone? : NPR

Biden should lead a reform effort so the nation’s electoral and governmental systems so they aren’t so easily hijacked by an anti-democracy minority.Biden should lead a reform effort so the nation’s electoral and governmental systems so they aren’t so easily hijacked by an anti-democracy minority.

McDermott: Trumpism doesn’t need to be ‘understood.’ It just needs to be defeated. | Kevin McDermott | stltoday.com