• House Democrats were warned about possible violent pro-Trump protests in Washington, DC, in the lead-up to Biden's inauguration

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sanitizes the gavel after Vice President Mike Pence walked off the dais during a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 Electoral College results on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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    Capitol Police on Monday night briefed House Democrats about emerging threats involving President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.
    Lawmakers were informed of at least three planned protests in Washington, DC, in the coming days, HuffPost reported.
    The FBI warned in a Tuesday bulletin that Trump supporters are planning "armed...
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  • Twitter's Trump ban is problematic and should be a warning sign to everyone in DC

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Activist Mike Merrigan holds a piñata shaped like the Twitter logo with hair to look like President Donald Trump during a protest outside of Twitter headquarters on May 28, 2020 in San Francisco.
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    Fred Wilson is a VC and the cofounder of Union Square Ventures, one of Twitter's earliest investors. He stepped down from Twitter's board in 2011 but remains a shareholder in the company.
    In a recent post on his blog AVC , Wilson says although it's wonderful Donald Trump can no longer spread "lies, hate, and awfulness" on Twitter, the President's ban a slippery...
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