Former president Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after a fresh impeachment case against the former president is transmitted on Monday by the House of Representatives.
FBI says Riley June Williams was part of the crowd that stormed Capitol Hill, alleging she stole a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and planned to sell it to a Russian spy agency.
One week before Trump is to leave office, a total of 232 lawmakers, including 10 Republicans who broke with the president, voted to impeach the US leader.
Pentagon says thousands of National Guard troops will offer security on Joe Biden's January 20 inauguration amid fears of more violence by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump.
US House speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will act with solemnity, but also urgency with just days remaining before Trump is to leave office on January 20.
Only the availability and affordability of education will deprive fascist cults of the cerebral fuel they need to thrive on.
In a video message, President Donald Trump said the "new administration will be inaugurated on January 20" and his "focus now turns to ensure a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power."
The Capitol Police force did not request advance help to secure the building from other federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, according to one senior official.
President-elect Joe Biden calls violent group that descended on Capitol " a riotous mob – insurrectionists, domestic terrorists," while accusing police of treating anti-racism demonstrators "very differently".
Nancy Pelosi, an 80-year-old lawmaker from California, has faced a scare when a handful of fellow Democrats defected and voted "present" during the floor vote.
The attack came after the CASH Act, proposal to increase stimulus checks to $2,000 to help people during the coronavirus pandemic was passed by the Democratic-led Hous but blocked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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