U.S. says Capitol rioters meant to ‘capture and assassinate’ officials – filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors offered an ominous new assessment of last week’s siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Thursday, saying in a court filing that rioters intended “to capture and assassinate elected officials.” Prosecutors offered that view in a filing asking a judge to detain Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man and QAnon conspiracy theorist who was famously photographed wearing … Continue reading U.S. says Capitol rioters meant to ‘capture and assassinate’ officials – filing

Telegram, a recent haven for the far right, purges extremist content

At least 15 extremist Telegram channels — akin to chatrooms where the founders have moderating power — have recently been banned, according to a tally by NBC News. Telegram, a Dubai-based chat app that has attracted a surge of new users, including some far-right Trump supporters fleeing purges at other sites, has begun a rare purge of American extremist content. At least 15 extremist Telegram … Continue reading Telegram, a recent haven for the far right, purges extremist content

House impeaches Trump for second time, Senate must now weigh conviction

Trump is the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. WASHINGTON — The House impeached President Donald Trump Wednesday for a second time, charging the president with “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the violent riot by a pro-Trump mob of the U.S. Capitol that left five people dead and terrorized lawmakers as they sought to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. The vote to impeach passed the Democratic-controlled … Continue reading House impeaches Trump for second time, Senate must now weigh conviction

SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMERTrumper Screams At Him …SHE WAS ‘SEXUALLY EXCITED’ BY RIOT

Senator Chuck Schumer just said Donald Trump sounds exactly like a dictator, but his words were drowned out by a crazy protester who threatened that Trumpers are going to his home and Pelosi‘s to take care of business. The woman was off the rails, screaming she and her flock would descend on Pelosi’s home to destroy her vineyards. She compared Schumer to Hitler, ranting as she said she fully supports the … Continue reading SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMERTrumper Screams At Him …SHE WAS ‘SEXUALLY EXCITED’ BY RIOT

Trump defends riot remarks as ‘totally appropriate’ before House vote on 25th Amendment resolution

“Everybody to a ‘T’ thought it was totally appropriate,” Trump said as lawmakers prepared a resolution calling for his removal from office. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the remarks he made last week that helped incite a crowd of his supporters to violently storm the U.S. Capitol. His remarks came hours before the House was preparing to vote on a resolution that calls on Vice President Mike … Continue reading Trump defends riot remarks as ‘totally appropriate’ before House vote on 25th Amendment resolution

EX-CAPITOL PD CHIEFCALLED FOR BACKUP BEFORE RIOTS …Rejected by House & Senate

Capitol PD’s outgoing Chief is calling out House and Senate security officials … claiming they turned a deaf ear to his requests for backup in the days before the attempted coup. Steven Sund — who was severely criticized, and resigned after the Capitol riot — is naming names on his way out the door. He told the Washington Post he was concerned about President Trump‘s planned rally … Continue reading EX-CAPITOL PD CHIEFCALLED FOR BACKUP BEFORE RIOTS …Rejected by House & Senate