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Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot

Added: 22.01.2021 2:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas and called for the Ethics Committee to investigate how their objections to the Electoral College votes on January 6 may have contributed to inciting the violent Capitol insurrection.

Inauguration in a Ghost Town

Added: 21.01.2021 13:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two weeks to the day after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to prevent Congress and the Electoral College from doing their duty, the Trump era came to a close when Joseph R. Biden Jr. took the oath of office as the 46th U.S. president. "We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue, rural versus urban, conservative versus liberal," the new president said. "We can do this if we open our souls instead of hardening our hearts."

Uganda’s Museveni holds commanding election lead, rival alleges fraud

Added: 16.01.2021 8:35 | 2 views | 0 comments

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in Uganda's presidential election according to partial results on Saturday morning, with final results expected later in the day, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud. With ballots from 86% of polling stations counted following Thursday's election, Museveni had won 5.3 million, or 58.8%, while main opposition candidate Wine had 3.1 million votes (34.6%), the Electoral Commission said just after 9 a.m. (0600 GMT). Security personnel and police were patrolling the capital, Kampala in large numbers on Saturday morning. Shops were open again after a two-day public holiday for the...

We Need the Electoral College Now More Than Ever

Added: 15.01.2021 11:47 | 3 views | 0 comments

If you've ever wondered why America needs the Electoral College, the state-by-state process for electing a president, look no further than the angry mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Without it, contested elections, massive political protests, and civil unrest would likely occur with much greater frequency. The framers of our Constitution distrusted government power, but they also worried about mob rule. To protect us from these twin evils, our founders deliberately created a decentralized system for choosing our chief executive. Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution...

From Impeaching Trump to Canceling Conservatism

Added: 14.01.2021 21:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

It wasn't just President Trump's detractors who felt a sudden sense of relief when they heard that Twitter was blocking his feed after the storming of the Capitol and the disruption of the reading of the Electoral College results on Jan. 6. While Trump's exact words to the crowd on the Ellipse didn't constitute a criminal incitement, they were uttered with a reckless disregard for the possibility they'd provoke violence that any reasonable person could find impeachable.

What's the 14th Amendment and how does it work?

Added: 13.01.2021 17:45 | 5 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump did not act alone in provoking a mob to storm the US Capitol and stop the counting of Electoral College votes.

FBI posts new photos of DC pipe bomb suspect along with $50G reward

Added: 12.01.2021 13:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

The FBI on Monday released new photos showing those allegedly responsible for placing suspected pipe bombs in Washington, D.C. last week before rioters stormed the Capitol, temporarily interrupting the official certification of Electoral College votes by Congress.

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Army investigating officer Emily Rainey who led group to DC rally ahead of Capitol riots

Added: 11.01.2021 17:34 | 5 views | 0 comments

A psychological operations officer at Fort Bragg is under investigation by the Army after leading a group of 100 Trump supporters from North Carolina to Washington, D.C., last week on the same day rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol building, interrupting the official certification of Electoral College votes.

Hawaii Proud Boys leader seen smoking during Capitol riot to appear in federal court in Honolulu

Added: 11.01.2021 15:04 | 5 views | 0 comments

Hawaii Proud Boys leader Nick Ochs is expected to appear in federal court in Honolulu Monday after returning from Washington, D.C. last week, where he allegedly stormed the Capitol with a crowd of pro-Trump demonstrators, interrupting the official certification of Electoral College votes.

Pro-Trump freshmen lawmakers send very worrying signal about the next four years

Added: 11.01.2021 11:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

In the House, a shockingly large number of first-time lawmakers opposed the Electoral College vote, including Georgia's Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.

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