CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Jan. 6 was a shameful day. A mob bloodied law enforcement and besieged the first branch of government. American citizens tried to use terrorism to stop a democratic proceeding they disliked. There is no question former President Trump bears moral responsibility. His supporters stormed the Capitol because of the unhinged falsehoods he shouted […]

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CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “Former President Trump was acquitted in an unprecedented second impeachment trial on the charge of inciting an insurrection for the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, making him the first and only president to be impeached and acquitted twice in history. A majority of senators found Trump guilty on Saturday in a 57-43 vote, but the […]

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IMPEACHMENT/JOE BIDEN: “It was nearly two weeks ago that Jill and I paid our respects to Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who laid in honor in the Rotunda after losing his life protecting the Capitol from a riotous, violent mob on January 6, 2021. Today, 57 Senators – including a record 7 Republicans – voted […]

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CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump was set to kick off Tuesday afternoon [Feb. 9, 2021], with House Democratic managers facing defense lawyers over the constitutional question of whether a president can be tried by the Senate after leaving office. The session will feature presentations from both sides over the Senate’s […]

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2020 ELECTION/ELECTORAL COLLEGE/FBI: “An ABC News investigation into the nearly 200 accused rioters facing federal charges for their alleged involvement at the Capitol — based on court filings, military records, interviews, and available news reports– found that at least fifteen individuals who stormed the building have since said that they acted based on Trump’s encouragement, […]

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JOE BIDEN/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “President Biden said on Friday [Feb. 5, 2021] that he would bar his predecessor, Donald J. Trump, from receiving intelligence briefings traditionally given to former presidents, saying that Mr. Trump could not be trusted because of his ‘erratic behavior’ even before the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The move was the […]

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MEDIA/TRUMP POST-PRESIDENCY: “I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at revoking my union membership. Who cares! While I’m not familiar with your work, I’m very proud of my work on movies such as Home Alone 2, Zoolander and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; and television shows including The Fresh Prince […]

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IMPEACHMENT: “In his first formal answer to the ‘incitement of insurrection’ charge against him, Mr. Trump’s lawyers denied that he was responsible for the Capitol riot or that he intended to interfere with Congress’s formalizing of President Biden’s election win. They said his words to supporters, some who later stormed the building — ‘if you […]

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CONGRESS/DEMS/IMPEACHMENT: “House Democrats made their case to convict former president Donald Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in a sweeping impeachment brief filed with the Senate on Tuesday [Feb. 2, 2021], accusing Trump of jeopardizing the foundations of American democracy by whipping his supporters into a ‘frenzy’ for the sole […]

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CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “The House delivered its article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday [Jan. 25, 2021], kicking off preparations for the coming trial… The House impeached Trump on Jan. 13 for a second time, charging him with ‘incitement of insurrection’ for his role in the deadly Capitol riot this month. […]

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JOE BIDEN: “Today, we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate, but of a cause, the cause of democracy. The will of the people has been heard and the will of the people has been heeded. We have learned again that democracy is precious. Democracy is fragile. And at this hour, my friends, democracy has […]

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CIVIL UNREST/USA: “We must never forget that while Americans will always have our disagreements, we are a nation of incredible, decent, faithful, and peace-loving citizens who all want our country to thrive and flourish and be very, very successful and good. We are a truly magnificent nation. All Americans were horrified by the assault on […]

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2020 ELECTION/CIVIL UNREST: “Chilling video captured by a New Yorker reporter circulating online shows a complicated mix of preparation and spontaneous violence during a riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6… The insurrection was triggered by supporters of President Donald Trump who believe his claim that he won the election. Trump spoke at a […]

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IMPEACHMENT/RUDY GIULIANI/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, will not be taking part in the president’s defense in the Senate trial for his second impeachment… He told ABC News on Sunday [Jan. 17, 2021] that he would not be part of the defense, noting that he is a potential witness since he gave […]

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CORONAVIRUS/IMPEACHMENT/JOE BIDEN: “The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States is going to look vastly different than those of his predecessors, given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and heightened security concerns after a mob of pro-Trump extremists violently breached the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago. There will be no throngs of […]

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CIVIL UNREST: “In court papers and interviews, at least four pro-Trump rioters have said they joined the march that spiraled into violence in part because the president encouraged them to do so… On Wednesday, Mr. Trump was impeached for a second time after the House voted to approve a single charge, citing his part in […]

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CIVIL UNREST/MIKE PENCE: “Federal prosecutors said in a new court filing there is ‘strong evidence’ that the pro-Trump rioters who invaded the U.S. Capitol last week intended ‘to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government,’ including Vice President Mike Pence. Prosecutors also noted in that filing that ‘news reports suggest that the […]

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CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “Trump is the first U.S. president to be impeached twice… The House impeached President Donald Trump Wednesday [Jan. 13, 2021] for a second time, charging the president with ‘incitement of insurrection’ for his role in the violent riot by a pro-Trump mob of the U.S. Capitol that left five people dead and terrorized lawmakers […]

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CIVIL UNREST/JOE BIDEN/TERRORISM: “Last week, we saw an unprecedented assault on our democracy. It was unlike anything we have witnessed in the 244-year history of our nation. A violent attack on the United States Capitol itself. On the people’s representatives. On police officers who every day risk their lives to protect them… This criminal attack […]

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POLICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Making America Great Again has always been about defending the rule of law, supporting the men and women of law enforcement and upholding our nation’s most sacred traditions and values. Mob violence goes against everything I believe in and everything our movement stands for. No true supporter of mine could ever endorse […]

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TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “My fellow Americans, I want to speak to you tonight about the troubling events of the past week. As I have said, the incursion of the US Capitol struck at the very heart of our Republic. It angered and appalled millions of Americans across the political spectrum. I want to be very […]

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25th AMENDMENT/BUSINESS/IMPEACHMENT: “U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas Donohue issued a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump on Tuesday [Jan. 12, 2021], calling Trump’s actions last week in connection with pro-Trump mob at the U.S. Capitol ‘absolutely unacceptable and completely inexcusable.’ Donohue told a news conference that Trump ‘undermined our democratic institutions and ideals’ and […]

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NEW YORK/TRUMP BUSINESS: “New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday [Jan. 12, 2021] that after President Trump’s role in last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, New York City is considering cutting its business ties with the president’s company… The Trump Organization, made up of hundreds of businesses owned by the president, has […]

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CIVIL UNREST/POLICE: “I’d like to briefly address the events of last week. Millions of our citizens watched on Wednesday as a mob stormed the Capitol and trashed the halls of government. As I have consistently said throughout my administration, we believe in respecting America’s history and traditions, not tearing them down. We believe in the […]

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2020 ELECTION/CIVIL UNREST: [Reporter: “What is your role in what happened at the Capitol? What is your personal responsibility?”] “So if you read my speech, and many people have done it, and I’ve seen it both in the papers and in the media, on television, it’s been analyzed and people thought that what I said […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA: “YouTube said Tuesday that it has taken down newly posted video content from President Trump for violating its policies against inciting violence. In addition, it has assessed a “strike” against the account, which means the president can’t upload new videos or livestream to the account for a minimum of 7 days… YouTube is […]

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BANKING/TRUMP BUSINESS: “Deutsche Bank, one of President Donald Trump’s main lenders… will no longer do business with Trump or his company going forward, according to a person familiar with the matter. Trump owes the bank more than $300 million… The moves by Trump’s banks are the clearest signs yet of looming financial blowback to his […]

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DHS: “Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf resigned Monday [Jan. 11, 2021], becoming the third Cabinet-level official to quit on the heels of the riot at the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters… Wolf, in a letter to Department of Homeland Security staff, said his resignation was ‘warranted by recent events, […]

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AWARDS/NFL/SPORTS: “New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick said in a statement Monday that he had turned down the opportunity to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Trump because of the ‘tragic events of last week,’ a reference to the rampage at the Capitol. In a statement, Belichick said he was flattered to be […]

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GOLF/TRUMP BUSINESS: “The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday [Jan. 10, 2021] to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year. The vote comes four days after the Trump-fueled riot at the nation’s Capitol as Congress was certifying the election victory of […]

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25th AMENDMENT/CONGRESS/DEMS/IMPEACHMENT: “House Democrats formally introduced their resolution to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday [Jan. 11, 2021], charging him with ‘incitement of insurrection’ for his role in last week’s riots at the US Capitol. The impeachment resolution that the House is poised to vote on later this week is the Democrats’ first step toward […]

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POLICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, and all Capitol Police Officers and law enforcement across this great Nation, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws […]

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TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TWITTER: “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence… On January 8, 2021, President Donald J. Trump […]

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2020 ELECTION/CIVIL UNREST/NATIONAL GUARD: “I would like to begin by addressing the heinous attack on the United States Capitol [in protest of the 2020 election]. Like all Americans, I am outraged by the violence, lawlessness and mayhem. I immediately deployed the National Guard and federal law enforcement to secure the building and expel the intruders. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “As angry rioters and supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a last stand for the outgoing president Wednesday [Jan. 6, 2021], the violence overshadowed a deadly day across the nation as the coronavirus pandemic continued its surge. A record 3,915 people died of covid-19 in the United States, the deadliest day […]

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BLM/DOJ/PROTESTS: “No one can tell me that if it had been a group of Black Lives Matter protestors yesterday that they wouldn’t have been treated very differently than the mob that stormed the Capitol. We all know that’s true. And that is totally unacceptable. And the American people saw it in plain view and I […]

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2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Through it all, we would hear the same thing from this president — my generals, my judges, my Attorney General. And then yesterday. The culmination of the attack on our institutions of democracy. This time the Congress itself. Inciting a mob to attack the Capitol, to threaten the elected Representatives of […]

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JOE BIDEN/PROTESTS/TERRORISM: “Yesterday was one of the darkest days in the history of our nation. An unprecedented assault on our democracy. An assault on the citadel of liberty, the United States Capitol itself… It was not protest. It was chaos. They weren’t protestors. Don’t dare call them protestors. They were rioters, a mob. Insurrectionists. Domestic […]

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CABINET: “U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao resigned Thursday because of the mob attack on the Capitol fueled by President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, saying the riot had ‘deeply troubled’ her. Chao is the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, and is the first Trump Cabinet member to quit in connection with Wednesday’s chaos.” […]

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25th AMENDMENT/GOP: “Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Thursday [Jan. 7, 2021] became the first GOP lawmaker to call for invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. It came a day after a pro-Trump mob stormed and ransacked the U.S. Capitol in a futile bid to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential […]

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2020 ELECTION: “The US Capitol Police confirmed the death of one of their officers late Thursday from injuries suffered when a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol a day before [protesting the 2020 election].” -CNN, “Capitol Police officer dies folllowing pro-Trump riot,” cbs58.com, Jan. 7, 2021

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ATTORNEY GENERAL/TRUMP PEOPLE/WILLIAM BARR: “Former Attorney General William Barr says President Donald Trump’s conduct as a violent mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol was a ‘betrayal of his office and supporters.’ In a statement to The Associated Press, Barr said Thursday [Jan. 7, 2021] that ‘orchestrating a mob to pressure Congress is inexcusable.’ […]

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MICK MULVANEY/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, told CNBC on Thursday he has resigned as special U.S. envoy to Northern Ireland… ‘Those who choose to stay, and I have talked with some of them, are choosing to stay because they’re worried the president might put someone worse in,’ Mulvaney said. […]

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2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/ELECTORAL COLLEGE/JOE BIDEN: “After an extraordinary act of violence from a riotous mob on Wednesday afternoon forced U.S. legislators to evacuate the Capitol during the counting of the Electoral College votes in the presidential election, Congress voted in the early morning hours of Thursday to certify the results showing President-elect Joe Biden defeated President […]

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BIDEN TRANSITION/SOCIAL MEDIA: “The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden. His decision to use his platform to condone rather than condemn the actions of his […]

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2020 ELECTION/ELECTORAL COLLEGE/GOP: “Republican lawmakers are pressing the Trump loyalists in their party to abandon their objections to President-elect Joe Biden’s win as lawmakers huddle in an undisclosed location Wednesday afternoon to wait out the siege of the Capitol… The protest of the electoral college results, which began as an organized exercise in the Capitol […]

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JOE BIDEN/PROTESTS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “You’ve heard me say this in different contexts: the words of a President matter, no matter how good or bad that president is. At their best, the words of a president can inspire. At their worst, they can incite. Therefore, I call on President Trump to go on national television, now, […]

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2020 ELECTION/JOE BIDEN/PROTESTS: “At this hour, our democracy is under an unprecedented assault. An assault on the Capitol itself… An assault on the rule of law. An assault on the most sacred of American undertakings: The doing of the people’s business. Let me be very clear: The scenes of chaos at the Capitol do not […]

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2020 ELECTION/PROTESTS: “I know your pain, I know your hurt. We had an election that was stolen from us. It was a landslide election, and everyone knows it, especially the other side. But you have to go home now, we have to have peace, we have to have law and order. We have to respect […]

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2020 ELECTION/PROTESTS: “We are determined to defend and preserve government of the people, by the people, and for the people… But I said, something is really wrong, can’t have happened [with the 2020 election]. And we fight, we fight like hell, and if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country […]

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