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Capitol Siege

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US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 27, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin Wednesday warning of the potential for lingering violence from people motivated by anti-government sentiment after President Joe Biden's election, suggesting the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol may embolden extremists and set the stage for additional attacks.

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Mix of extremists who stormed Capitol isn’t retreating

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 13, 2021

 As rioters laid siege to the U.S. Capitol, the seat of American democracy became a melting pot of extremist groups: militia members, white supremacists, paramilitary organizations, anti-maskers and fanatical supporters of President Donald Trump, standing shoulder to shoulder in rage.
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Trump impeached for second time as 10 Republicans join Democrats in historic vote

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 13, 2021

A majority of the U.S. House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, just a week after he encouraged loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results — a speech that was followed by a mob of his supporters storming the U.S. Capitol. The House vote on an article of impeachment for “incitement of insurrection” was still underway Wednesday afternoon.