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House Democrats would impeach Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’

January 11, 2021

House Democrats are formally unveiling their resolution to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday, charging him with “incitement of insurrection” for his role in last week’s riots at the US Capitol. The single impeachment article, which will be introduced at 11 a.m. ET when the House gavels in Monday, points to Trump’s repeated false claims that he […]

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Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer lead UK condemnation of violence in Washington DC

January 7, 2021

Boris Johnson led UK condemnation of “disgraceful scenes” in Washington DC as a mob of Donald Trump supporters laid siege to the US Capitol. British politicians responded in horror as a riot engulfed Capitol Hill – with the President telling those responsible: “We love you, you’re very special.” The attempted insurrection came after the President held a […]

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Obama, Clinton blames Trump over Capitol assault

January 7, 2021

Former US presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have denounced President Donald Trump, saying he is to blame for inciting an assault on the Capitol. The two released statements after Trump supporters stormed Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers were finalizing Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election. Obama said, “History will rightly remember today’s […]

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Trump pledges orderly transition of power after Congress affirms Biden’s win and Capitol riot

January 7, 2021

President Donald Trump publicly acknowledged that he would leave office on January 20 for the first time Thursday, pledging an orderly transfer of power after Congress affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College win. “Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on […]

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U.S Congress finally certifies Biden’s election

January 7, 2021

Congress certified Joe Biden’s election victory early Thursday in the final constitutional step before his inauguration after the process was interrupted by throngs of far-right attackers who stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly and unprecedented assault on American democracy incited by President Trump. At last, members of the House and Senate ­finished counting the […]

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The Georgie runoff elections will determine control of the U.S. Senate.​

January 5, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday told Georgia Democrats they had the power to “chart the course” for a generation as President Donald Trump urged Republican voters to “swamp” the polls ahead of runoff elections that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. Trump made his final-hours pitch to voters at a nighttime rally in north […]

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Boris Johnson insists he will stay on as Prime Minister after Brexit

January 3, 2021

Boris Johnson vowed to plough on as Prime Minister after having delivered Brexit. Monday marks the first, full working day for new trading arrangements with the EU after the transition ended at 11pm on New Year’s Eve. Officials believe this morning and the coming days will provide the first major test for post-Brexit customs declarations as […]

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Democrats may make history in Georgia’s Senate runoffs

January 3, 2021

Poll of the week: My average of Georgia polls shows the two Senate runoffs on Tuesday are within the margin of error and way too close to call. In the race for the full six-year term, Democrat Jon Ossoff is at 49% to Republican Sen. David Perdue’s 48%.In the special Senate election, Democrat Raphael Warnock is at 50% […]

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Biden builds out White House digital operation

December 28, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named a slate of digital operatives to his incoming White House staff, preparing for an administration that, at least at the outset, will conduct most of its public-facing business digitally amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The newly minted staffers named to the White House Office of Digital Strategy include a number of […]

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More than 1.6 million votes cast so far in Georgia Senate runoff

December 22, 2020

More than 1.6 million ballots have already been cast in Georgia’s crucial US Senate runoffs with two weeks to go until Election Day — most of them at early in-person voting locations rather than by mail. The wave of early voting in the Georgia runoff mirrors high turnout ahead of the general election in November. About 1.9 […]

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