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Democrats ask Trump to testify under oath in Senate trial

February 4, 2021

By ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Thursday asked Donald Trump to testify under oath for his Senate impeachment trial, challenging the former president to explain why he and his lawyers have disputed key factual allegations at the center of their charge that he incited a violent…

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Democrats prep Biden’s virus aid package with or without GOP

January 29, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, speaks during a news conference with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., right, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) By Lisa Mascaro And Josh Boak ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden’s…

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For 1st Black Pentagon chief, racism challenge is personal

January 29, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrives at the Pentagon, followed by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) By Lolita C. Baldor ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Newly confirmed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will have to contend not only with a world of security threats and a…

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Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

January 22, 2021

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, launching the start of the former president’s trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol riot. “There will be a trial,” Senate…

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Vice President Harris: A new chapter opens in US politics

January 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff arrive at the steps of the U.S. Capitol for the start of the official inauguration ceremonies, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) By Kathleen Ronayne And Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press  WASHINGTON  — Vice President…

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Biden takes the helm as president: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

January 21, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller And Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press  WASHINGTON …

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FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week

January 12, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week’s deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. An internal FBI bulletin warned, as of Sunday, that the…

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House will consider Trump impeachment Wednesday

January 11, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Democrats say the House will consider the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, one week after an angry mob of his supporters invaded the Capitol. House Majority Leader Steny…

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