Trump ‘left everyone in this Capitol for dead’ says US House manager
11 February 2021 | 1:48 pm
US House manager Joaquin Castro says that by not intervening during the storming of the Capitol on January 6th, Trump "left everyone in this Capitol for dead".
Donald Trump was the first presidential candidate in decades who did not make his tax returns public during either of his campaigns in 2016 and 2020.
The former US president fought for years to keep his tax affairs secret, even suing the committee that tried to make them public.
US President Donald Trump has announced a ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces. Many are now feeling betrayed after Trump promised to protect LGBT rights during his election campaign.
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Not since 1859, in the build-up to the Civil War, has the House demonstrated such disunity of the Speaker role. Republican Kevin McCarthy is facing increasing pressure to gather the necessary votes or step aside.
What do the backers of Brazil's ransacking of official buildings stand for? Jair Bolsonaro's backers were inspired by the 2021 storming of the US Capitol by Donald Trump supporters. In both cases, it started with unfounded claims of election fraud long before the vote and ended in violence.
Four members of the group were found guilty of seditious conspiracy for their role in seeking to block the transfer of power after the 2020 presidential election in the second major sedition trial involving the group.
The former US president had been blocked from the social media platforms since the January 6, 2021 insurrection. Meta said it was taking measures to prevent "repeat offenders" from violating its rules.
Mike Pence was subpoenaed as part of two ongoing probes against Trump. In January, classified documents were found at Pence's residence.
The next presidential election in the United States is still 20 months away, but a second Republican has already thrown her hat in the ring: Nikki Haley, a former South Carolina governor and ex-US ambassador to the United Nations.
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