Category Archives: National News

Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

The sinister nature of the assault has become evident, betraying the crowd as a force determined to occupy the inner sanctums of Congress and run down leaders — Trump’s vice president and the Democratic House speaker among them.MORE

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him

The House action could start as soon as Monday as pressure increases on Trump to step aside. A Republican senator, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, joined Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in calling for Trump to “resign and go away as soon as possible.”MORE

Pelosi asks Joint Chiefs about preventing Trump military acts

Pelosi asks Joint Chiefs about preventing Trump military acts

Pelosi said in a statement to colleagues that she spoke with Gen. Mark Milley “to discuss available precautions for preventing an unstable president from initiating military hostilities or accessing the launch codes and ordering a nuclear strike.”MORE

House Democrats discussing swift action to impeach Trump

House Democrats discussing swift action to impeach Trump

If Trump, whose term ends Jan. 20, were to be impeached by the House and convicted by the Senate, he could be prevented from running again in 2024 or ever holding the presidency again. Trump would be only the president to be twice impeached.MORE

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