• House Republicans scoff at new security measures in place at the US Capitol less than a week after Trump provoked a violent insurrection

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    Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., center, smiles after joining other freshman Republican House members for a group photo at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.
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    A number of House Republicans sparred with Capitol police Tuesday over new security measures that were implemented in the wake of the Capitol siege on January 6.
    Reporters at the Capitol building saw GOP lawmakers - including Reps. Lauren Boebert, Louie Gohmert, and Steve Scalise - scoffing at the newly installed metal detectors at the US Capitol.
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  • READ: House Democrats release scathing 50-page report supporting the impeachment of Trump for inciting an insurrection

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Printer and internet snafus held up the release of Congress' latest stimulus bill text at the US Capitol on Monday.
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    House Democrats are set to vote on an article of impeachment for President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection on the US Capitol.
    As House members began to debate on Tuesday evening, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee released a 50-page report outlining the imminent need for Trump to be impeached and removed from office.
    Trump's term as president is set to end on January 20, but House Democrats contend that his behavior before and after the...
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  • Here are all the Republicans who have come out in favor of impeaching Trump over the Capitol siege

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Trump addresses supporters in Washington DC on January 6, 2021, ahead of an attack on the US Capitol
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    At least three Republicans in the House of Representatives announced on Tuesday that they will vote to impeach President Donald Trump.
    New York Rep. John Katko became the first member of his party to publicly support impeachment, and he was closely followed by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney and Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger.
    In all, the White House reportedly expects roughly two dozen Republican lawmakers to vote in favor of Trump's impeachment after he incited a deadly riot at the...
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  • A Kentucky state trooper has been reassigned after attending the Trump rally that turned into a deadly attack on the US Capitol with his family

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    Pro-Trump protesters clash with police during the tally of electoral votes that that would certify Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. presidential election outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.
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    A Kentucky state trooper has been reassigned after attending the January 6 pro-Trump rally that turned into a deadly riot at the US Capitol.
    The trooper attended the rally with his family but left before the riot began, a spokesperson said.
    He's among several law enforcement officers under scrutiny for...
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  • GOP Rep. Liz Cheney announces she'll vote to impeach Trump and calls his incitement of the Capitol insurrection the greatest presidential 'betrayal' in history

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    WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17: Republican Conference Chairman Rep. Liz Cheney speaks during a press conference with House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise at the US Capitol on December 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Republican leaders criticized their Democratic colleagues handling of the impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump.

    GOP Rep. Liz Cheney announced on Tuesday that she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting a deadly insurrection last week.
    Cheney called Trump's incitement of the mob that breached the US...
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