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# donald-trump - Yesterday’s News

Facebook refers Donald Trump ban to its 'supreme court' to rule on whether suspension should stand
# Lifeline
# Lifeline

Facebook refers Donald Trump ban to its 'supreme court' to rule on whether suspension should stand

1 hour ago 9,207 Views 21 Comments

Trump was suspended after his supporters stormed the US Capitol on 6 January.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Tiger King's Joe Exotic fails to receive pardon from Trump
# Tiger King
# Tiger King

Tiger King's Joe Exotic fails to receive pardon from Trump

Wed 1:10 PM 31,089 Views 19 Comments

The former zookeeper’s life became the focus of the documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness.

US presidential pardons: How do they work and who has been pardoned in the past?
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

US presidential pardons: How do they work and who has been pardoned in the past?

Wed 12:39 PM 23,756 Views 13 Comments

Trump commuted or pardoned the sentences of nearly 150 people in the past day.

Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump
# Pardon Me
# Pardon Me

Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump

Wed 9:17 AM 32,411 Views 34 Comments

Assange’s partner Stella Moris had previously urged Trump to pardon the Wikileaks founder.

Poll: Will you watch Joe Biden's inauguration as US President?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch Joe Biden's inauguration as US President?

Wed 9:12 AM 43,343 Views 100 Comments

Donald Trump may not be watching, but will you?

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’

Wed 8:27 AM 25,857 Views 25 Comments

Former PM hits out at Donald Trump ‘whipping up’ the protesters who stormed the Capitol.

Donald Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon in final hours of presidency
# Pardon Me
# Pardon Me

Donald Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon in final hours of presidency

Wed 6:56 AM 51,115 Views 46 Comments

The pardons and commutations for 143 people were announced in the final hours of Trump’s White House term.

Retreat, regroup, re-emerge - What's next for Donald J. Trump?
# United States
# United States

Retreat, regroup, re-emerge - What's next for Donald J. Trump?

Wed 6:00 AM 16,470 Views 17 Comments

Trump will become the first President since Andrew Johnson in 1869 to skip his successor’s ceremonial swearing-in.

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
# Biden Time
# Biden Time

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration

Wed 12:05 AM 52,527 Views 17 Comments

Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'We did what we came here to do': Trump signs off as US President with farewell address
# Last Day
# Last Day

'We did what we came here to do': Trump signs off as US President with farewell address

Tue 9:29 PM 85,409 Views 115 Comments

The outgoing president wished success to the new administration in a video posted this evening.

On his last full day in office, Donald Trump will mull over pardons - but isn't expected to pardon himself
# Season Finale
# Season Finale

On his last full day in office, Donald Trump will mull over pardons - but isn't expected to pardon himself

Tue 9:17 AM 39,282 Views 75 Comments

If Trump pardoned himself, that would likely harden anger among previously supportive Republicans in the Senate, which will soon start an impeachment trial.

# donald-trump - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy
# Qanon
# Qanon

Swiss tech sleuths claim two people at the origin QAnon conspiracy

Sun 3:29 PM 45,043 Views 17 Comments

A Swiss startup said it had used its algorithm-based software, developed to detect plagiarism, to help crack QAnon.

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Larry Donnelly: I cannot forgive Trump for imploring his most radicalised followers to storm the Capitol

Sun 8:30 AM 59,732 Views 85 Comments

Larry Donnelly reflects on the final days of President Donald Trump’s term.

# donald-trump - Thursday 14 January, 2021

US Olympic gold medalist charged over Capitol riot by Trump supporters
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

US Olympic gold medalist charged over Capitol riot by Trump supporters

Jan 14th 2021, 8:25 AM 68,751 Views 21 Comments

Klete Keller was filmed as part of the crowd that illegally entered the Capitol after violent protesters broke through.

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?

Jan 14th 2021, 7:38 AM 36,682 Views 39 Comments

The US president was impeached by the House of Representatives last night.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 11:12 PM 119,122 Views 114 Comments
  • Pelosi referred to the rioters as "domestic terrorists"
  • McCarthy calls for unity but says impeachment will divide
  • President Trump calls for demonstrations to be non-violent
YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'
# Videos
# Videos

YouTube suspends Trump’s account due to concerns about 'ongoing potential for violence'

Jan 13th 2021, 7:22 AM 19,613 Views 141 Comments

The video sharing website said it will also disable comments on the US president’s channel “indefinitely”.

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office
# White House
# White House

Mike Pence rules out invoking 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

Jan 13th 2021, 6:46 AM 41,031 Views 44 Comments

The vice president said the mechanism should be reserved for cases of medical or mental incapacitation.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
# Grip On Power
# Grip On Power

Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?

Jan 12th 2021, 4:07 PM 26,218 Views 44 Comments

Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump
# No Thanks
From The42
# No Thanks

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 31,875 Views 17 Comments

The 68-year-old says the ‘tragic’ riots at the US Capitol persuaded him to turn down the honour.

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Mike Pence invoke the 25th Amendment, pushing Trump out of office?

Jan 12th 2021, 9:23 AM 67,535 Views 102 Comments

President-elect Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated on 20 January.

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon conspiracy

Jan 12th 2021, 8:06 AM 30,310 Views 62 Comments

The social network began suspending accounts last Friday.

# donald-trump - Monday 11 January, 2021

Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban
# Blocked
# Blocked

Facebook exec says there are 'no plans' to end Trump ban

Jan 11th 2021, 11:00 PM 13,026 Views 36 Comments

Facebook’s chief operating officer said the ban is “indefinite”.

Angela Merkel sees Trump's Twitter suspension as 'problematic'
# Twitter
# Twitter

Angela Merkel sees Trump's Twitter suspension as 'problematic'

Jan 11th 2021, 4:36 PM 126,554 Views 102 Comments

The chancellor’s spokesperson said freedom of opinion should be intervened in within the framework defined by legislators.

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 17,316 Views 58 Comments

At the height of its powers, Parler had 10 million users.

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say

Jan 11th 2021, 11:49 AM 16,315 Views 27 Comments

The FBI is investigating whether some of the rioters had plans to kidnap members of congress and hold them hostage.

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course
# Off Course
From The42
# Off Course

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course

Jan 11th 2021, 8:14 AM 35,113 Views 28 Comments

It is the second time in six years the PGA has moved an event away from a course owned by Donald Trump.

House ‘will proceed’ with legislation to impeach Trump, speaker Nancy Pelosi says
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

House ‘will proceed’ with legislation to impeach Trump, speaker Nancy Pelosi says

Jan 11th 2021, 6:50 AM 118,291 Views 160 Comments

It would be the first time a US president had been impeached twice.

# donald-trump - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence
# Washington
# Washington

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Jan 10th 2021, 7:25 PM 50,937 Views 123 Comments

Some members of Trump’s own party have called for him to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

# donald-trump - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Nancy Pelosi speaks with US military chief on preventing Trump nuclear strike
# House Speaker
# House Speaker

Nancy Pelosi speaks with US military chief on preventing Trump nuclear strike

Jan 9th 2021, 7:53 AM 54,849 Views 54 Comments

Pelosi told Democrats that she was prepared to launch impeachment proceedings against Trump if he does not voluntarily resign.

Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump's account due to risk of more violence
# Gone
# Gone

Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump's account due to risk of more violence

Updated Jan 9th 2021, 7:12 AM 92,279 Views 249 Comments

The social media giant also deleted tweets sent from the US presidential Twitter account after the ban.

# donald-trump - Friday 8 January, 2021

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol

Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 75,212 Views 59 Comments

More than 90 people have been arrested following Wednesday’s protests.

Donald Trump recognises there will be a 'new administration'; Education Secretary DeVos resigns
# Capitol Hill Riot
# Capitol Hill Riot

Donald Trump recognises there will be a 'new administration'; Education Secretary DeVos resigns

Jan 8th 2021, 6:56 AM 32,764 Views 29 Comments

The only two women in Trump’s inner cabinet, Betsy DeVos and Elaine Chao, resigned overnight.

# donald-trump - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Trump supporters could face sedition charges for storming US Capitol
# Maga Mob
# Maga Mob

Trump supporters could face sedition charges for storming US Capitol

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 10:00 PM 103,190 Views 102 Comments
  • Joe Biden says those who stormed the US Capitol are 'domestic terrorists'
  • Nancy Pelosi calls for Trump's removal from office
  • William Barr says Trump’s conduct was a “betrayal of his office and supporters”
  • US special envoy for Northern Ireland, Mick Mulvaney, resigns over riot
  • Facebook and Instagram block Trump’s accounts “indefinitely”
'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media

Jan 7th 2021, 5:18 PM 24,755 Views 0 Comments

Videos from inside the Capitol showing police taking selfies with protestors have been verified.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
# Riots
# Riots

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 151,694 Views 67 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?

Jan 7th 2021, 12:50 PM 40,715 Views 33 Comments

Republicans and Democrats have floated the idea of removing Trump from the White House.

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning

Jan 7th 2021, 10:06 AM 21,561 Views 30 Comments

Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.

Donald Trump pledges 'orderly' transfer of power after confirmation of Joe Biden's election win
# Transition
# Transition

Donald Trump pledges 'orderly' transfer of power after confirmation of Joe Biden's election win

Jan 7th 2021, 9:32 AM 59,013 Views 76 Comments

Biden’s win was certified in the early hours of this morning local time.

'Trump Mob Storms Capitol': US and international papers react to Washington unrest
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Trump Mob Storms Capitol': US and international papers react to Washington unrest

Jan 7th 2021, 8:09 AM 34,538 Views 49 Comments

Supporters of US President Donald Trump occupied the US Capitol building yesterday.

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