“Make no mistake, a trial will be held in the United States Senate and there will be a vote whether to convict the president. I’ve spoken to Speaker Pelosi, who informed me that the articles will be delivered to the Senate on Monday,” Schumer said from the Senate floor: Continue reading “Trump impeachment article being sent to Senate Monday”
Update (1020ET): National Guardsmen have been allowed back into the Capitol Complex after outrage erupted over their Thursday eviction to nearby parking garages.
According to CNN, one Guardsman said that they are now allowed to rest in the US Capitol Visitor Center. Continue reading “National Guard Allowed Back Into Capitol After Eviction To Parking Garage; Trump Offers DC Hotel Rooms”
Anti-facist and other far-left groups rioted in multiple American cities on Inauguration Day 2021. In Portland, Oregon, antifa marchers vandalized the Democratic Party offices, according to police and videographers who were at the scene. Some of the protesters made statements against President Joe Biden, who was sworn into office on January 20. Anti-facist protesters in Seattle also vandalized businesses and burned flags, while protesters in Denver burned flags and a march in Sacramento had few issues, according to reports. Continue reading “Inauguration Day: Anti-Facists Burn Flags & Vandalize in Portland, Seattle & Denver”
Although the numbers of deaths attributed to the virus in the UK are higher than they’ve ever been, in total, not many more people are dying than in any other cold season. Is the mainstream media finally waking up to this?
A recent article in the Telegraph is one of the first in a mainstream outlet to even suggest a challenge to the official coronavirus narrative. These days, that narrative claims that the ‘second wave’ is actually deadlier than the first. (Recently, some Branch Covidians have been claiming a ‘third wave’, but there is not yet a united front on that.) Continue reading “Halfway through this winter of Covid, overall mortality is around normal for this time of year. Something doesn’t add up”
Here’s the full list of Biden’s Day One executive orders, as described by the transition team:
- Launch a “100 Days Masking Challenge” and Leading by Example in the Federal Government
- Re-Engage with the World Health Organization to Make Americans and the World Safer
Update (1900ET): In a letter sent late on Sunday, Nancy Pelosi confirmed that the coming week will be focused entirely on removing Trump out of office, when she informed colleagues that the House will pass a resolution calling on Pence to invoke the 25th amendment. This will be followed by impeachment. Continue reading “Pelosi Is Officially Launching Second Trump Impeachment, Will Also Activate 25th Amendment”
At least two Seattle police officers have been placed on leave and are being investigated for their alleged involvement in the U.S. Capitol protests.
The Seattle Police Department released a statement Friday night saying that it was made aware Friday of the officers’ involvement in the Jan. 6 siege and is now taking the appropriate measures. Continue reading “2 Seattle police officers being investigated for involvement in Capitol attack”
Update (2100ET): At 8:29pm ET, Trump – having been suspended from his personal twitter account – decided to use the official twitter account of the US president, @POTUS, saying that “Twitter employees have coordinated with the Democrats and the Radical Left in removing my accounts from their platform to silence me – and YOU, the 75,000,000 great patriots who voted for me.” Trump then said that “Twitter may be a private company, but without the government’s gift of Section 230 they would not exist for long.” Continue reading “Trump Tweets From POTUS Account, Twitter Then Immediately Deletes It”
A U.S. Capitol Police officer has died following injuries suffered in the violent siege on the building Wednesday, according to a press release from the department.
The death is the fifth connected to the riots, which saw swarms of pro-Donald Trump protesters overwhelm police barricades, surge into the Capitol and force lawmakers to go into hiding. Continue reading “Capitol Police officer dies from injuries suffered during riots”
Donald Trump’s brief suspension from Twitter has come to an end, after the outgoing president deleted three tweets the social network says violated its “civic integrity policy”.
Trump did not immediately return to the social network as his ban was lifted, at 7am Washington time. Just a few hours earlier, his deputy chief of staff, Dan Scavino, had shared on his behalf a short statement committing to an “orderly transition” of power – albeit maintaining that he “totally disagrees with the outcome of the election”. Continue reading “Donald Trump Twitter ban comes to end amid calls for tougher action”
President Trump has directed the National Guard, as well as “other federal protective services” to the Capitol Building during a breach and violent protests amid a joint session of Congress to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.
“At President @realDonaldTrump’s direction, the National Guard is on the way along with other federal protective services,” White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany tweeted. Continue reading “Trump directs National Guard to Capitol Building”
Wisconsin governor Tony Evers mobilized the National Guard on Monday to provide support to law enforcement in Kenosha, ahead of an expected decision on whether to press charges a police shooting.
A Kenosha officer shot Jacob Blake, an African American man, in August while responding to a domestic violence call. Authorities had issued an arrest warrant for Blake for suspected third-degree sexual assault. A white officer shot Blake several times during the attempted arrest, and Blake was left paralyzed from the waist down. Continue reading “Wisconsin Gov. Activates National Guard ahead of Charging Decision in Kenosha Police Shooting”
A man with an assault-style rifle was shot and wounded by officers Monday night outside a Missouri State Highway Patrol building near Kansas City, authorities said.
No one else was injured in the shooting, which happened about 9:40 p.m. at Troop A headquarters in Lee’s Summit. Continue reading “Man with rifle shot by troopers outside Missouri highway patrol building”
California’s health workers are refusing to take the new COVID-19 vaccines – with over half of frontline workers at one hospital unwilling to take it, and between 20% and 50% of workers at other facilities who feel the same, according to the Los Angeles Times. Continue reading ““I’m Choosing The Risk Of Getting COVID”: Over Half Of Health Care Workers At California Hospitals Refuse Vaccinations”
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton pressed charges against the city of Austin and its mayor, Steve Adler, over the city’s strict lockdown orders.
“My team and I are preparing decisive action against @austintexasgov and @TravisCountyTX,” the official Twitter account of the Texas attorney general’s office wrote. “They issued their illegal shutdown orders late last night, right before a holiday in a shameless attempt to game the system and run the clock. We won’t let them.” Continue reading “Texas attorney general sues city of Austin and mayor over lockdown orders”
After an Israeli man reportedly died just 2 hours after receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, authorities in the Swiss Canton of Lucerne said on Wednesday that one of the first people in the country to receive the vaccine has died, though whether his death had anything to do with the inoculation hasn’t yet been determined.
The canton has yet to release any additional details about the exact amount of time that passed between the inoculation and the man’s death. Continue reading “Swiss Patient Dies Shortly After Receiving Pfizer COVID Vaccine”