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# 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 26,256 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 31,920 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 67,691 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 30,464 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 13,093 Views 36 Comments

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

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 118,453 Views 160 Comments
  • A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
  • A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
  • Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
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 127,154 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 17,667 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 16,340 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 35,139 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.

# 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 50,979 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 54,911 Views 55 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 92,536 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 75,354 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 32,835 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 103,292 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 24,894 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 152,194 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 40,798 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 21,656 Views 32 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 59,164 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 34,593 Views 49 Comments

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

Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos

Jan 7th 2021, 7:24 AM 53,440 Views 73 Comments

The Washington police chief did not link the deaths from medical emergencies to the violence.

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time
# Banned
# Banned

Facebook and Twitter both (temporarily) ban Donald Trump from posting for the first time

Jan 7th 2021, 2:17 AM 32,161 Views 45 Comments

Twitter has given Trump until midday Irish-time to delete three of his tweets.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win
# US Politics
# US Politics

Pence under growing pressure from Trump to act against Congress confirming Biden's election win

Jan 6th 2021, 9:44 AM 33,419 Views 49 Comments

Congress is today set to certify Biden’s presidential win.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Trump not allowed Scottish golf trip to avoid inauguration, Sturgeon warns
# Biden Inauguration
# Biden Inauguration

Trump not allowed Scottish golf trip to avoid inauguration, Sturgeon warns

Jan 5th 2021, 3:17 PM 153,155 Views 83 Comments

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland’s travel ban applies to Donald Trump amid speculation he is planning a golf trip during the inauguration.

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests
# Washington
# Washington

Proud Boys leader arrested over burning of church banner ahead of Washington protests

Jan 5th 2021, 8:50 AM 50,990 Views 74 Comments

Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest for destruction of property, police said.

# donald-trump - Monday 4 January, 2021

Donald Trump recorded pressuring official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election result in Georgia
# US
# US

Donald Trump recorded pressuring official to ‘find’ votes to overturn election result in Georgia

Jan 4th 2021, 7:11 AM 57,162 Views 99 Comments

The conversation is the latest step by Trump to reverse the outcome of the US election.

# donald-trump - Sunday 3 January, 2021

WikiLeaks call for US to drop charges against Julian Assange
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

WikiLeaks call for US to drop charges against Julian Assange

Jan 3rd 2021, 8:09 AM 14,358 Views 17 Comments

A judge will decide whether he should be extradited from the UK tomorrow.

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: The true test of Biden will be his handling of climate change

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:30 AM 10,914 Views 42 Comments

Rory McNab says President-elect Joe Biden’s climate policies are ambitious, but if Georgia doesn’t go in the Democrats’ favour, he could be up against it.

Growing number of Republicans join Trump’s effort to overturn Biden’s election win
# Ted Cruz
# Ted Cruz

Growing number of Republicans join Trump’s effort to overturn Biden’s election win

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:29 AM 53,295 Views 73 Comments

Ted Cruz of Texas announced a coalition of 11 senators who will object to the state tallies during Wednesday’s joint session of Congress

# donald-trump - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

House of Representatives votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill
# US Politics
# US Politics

House of Representatives votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill

Dec 29th 2020, 7:16 AM 58,342 Views 10 Comments

If approved by the Senate, the override would be the first of Trump’s presidency.

# donald-trump - Monday 28 December, 2020

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban
# App Appeal
# App Appeal

Trump administration appeals court ruling that blocked its attempted TikTok ban

Dec 28th 2020, 8:47 PM 17,029 Views 17 Comments

US officials claim that the Chinese-owned app is a national security threat.

US government shutdown averted after Donald Trump signs $900 billion pandemic relief bill
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

US government shutdown averted after Donald Trump signs $900 billion pandemic relief bill

Dec 28th 2020, 6:52 AM 22,123 Views 21 Comments

The move will deliver much-needed cash to businesses and individuals.

# donald-trump - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
# Election2020
# Election2020

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 31,969 Views 79 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.

# donald-trump - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Joe Biden warns of 'devastating consequences' if Trump continues to delay Covid-19 relief bill
# US
# US

Joe Biden warns of 'devastating consequences' if Trump continues to delay Covid-19 relief bill

Dec 26th 2020, 6:30 PM 31,969 Views 49 Comments

Biden said 10 million Americans could lose unemployment insurance benefits.

# donald-trump - Friday 25 December, 2020

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday
# White House
# White House

Trump's sudden demands and refusal to sign key bill could shut down the US government on Monday

Dec 25th 2020, 9:35 AM 140,519 Views 65 Comments

Washington is now hurtling toward a crisis with Covid aid about to collapse, as the president is at his Mar-a-Lago club for Christmas.

# donald-trump - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Donald Trump pardons former campaign manager Paul Manafort
# PARDONS
# PARDONS

Donald Trump pardons former campaign manager Paul Manafort

Dec 24th 2020, 7:26 AM 27,598 Views 39 Comments

The actions mean Trump has granted clemency to nearly 50 people in the last two days by pardoning them or by commuting their sentences.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Donald Trump vetoes annual US defence bill, setting up a Congress vote to override his decision
# Outgoing President
# Outgoing President

Donald Trump vetoes annual US defence bill, setting up a Congress vote to override his decision

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:34 PM 44,288 Views 43 Comments

The bill affirms 3% pay raises for US troops and authorises more than $740 billion in military programmes and construction.

Donald Trump suggests he might not sign Covid relief bill
# Congress
# Congress

Donald Trump suggests he might not sign Covid relief bill

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:03 AM 35,700 Views 24 Comments

Trump complained in a video on Twitter that the bill delivered too much money to foreign countries, but not enough to American citizens.