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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Capitol complex is on lockdown, with no entry or exit allowed due to an external security threat and people inside being forced to shelter in place, according to a Reuters witness. The lockdown comes just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration and follows the Jan. 6 attack on the
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WASHINGTON (AP): Veterans of President Donald Trump’s failed re-election campaign had key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting the grassroots image pushed by groups involved in the event. A pro-Trump non-profit organisation called Women for America First
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic congresswoman on Wednesday said she was drawing up articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after mobs broke into the U.S. Capitol https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/its-insurrection-biden-says-as-trump-supporters-storm-u-s-capitol-idUSKBN29B2PU following Trump’s urgings to his supporters to fight to undo his election loss. “We can’t allow him to remain in office, it’s a matter of preserving our
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LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) – Thousands of demonstrators in cars with horns honking thronged around Michigan’s state Capitol on Wednesday, some chanting “lock her up,” to protest against stay-at-home orders imposed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to stop the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer sits in a 2019 Chevrolet Traverse, assembled in Lansing, Michigan, at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial was overshadowed on Monday by an unpublished manuscript from former national security adviser John Bolton that said Trump wanted to freeze U.S. aid to Ukraine to pressure the country for politically beneficial investigations. The following are selected quotes: REPUBLICAN SENATOR MITT ROMNEY “I think it’s
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Secret Service agents move around the White House with guns drawn during a lockdown because of reports of a stray airplane over Washington, U.S. November 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and U.S. Capitol were temporarily locked down on Tuesday after an air space violation in the area. Nearby roads were
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new “friends” to help the top social media company deal with multiple probes by Congress, state attorneys general and federal regulators. FILE PHOTO: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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