U.S. To Rejoin U.N. Human Rights Council, Reversing Trump’s Withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is set to announce this week that it will reengage with the much-maligned U.N. Human Rights Council that former President Donald Trump withdrew from almost three years ago, U.S. officials said Sunday. The decision reverses another Trump-era move away from multilateral organizations and agreements. U..S. officials say Secretary of […]

Slain Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick To Lie In Honor At Rotunda

Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who was fatally injured during the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters earlier this month, will lie in honor in the rotunda next week, officials have announced. Sicknick, who long dreamed of joining the Capitol Police department, according to his father, will be buried at Arlington National […]

Mike Pence — But Not Trump — Will Attend Joe Biden’s Inauguration: Reports

Outgoing president Donald Trump may be skipping the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, but his once-loyal lieutenant, Mike Pence, is reportedly expected to attend the event.  Trump said Friday that he won’t be attending his successor’s inauguration; Biden welcomed the news, saying it was “one of the few things he […]

House Readies To Vote On Trump Impeachment For Role In Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A week after President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, the U.S. House of Representatives gathered on Wednesday to impeach the president for his role in an assault on American democracy that stunned the nation and left five dead. A vote of the House majority to impeach would trigger a trial […]

Republicans Who Voted To Nullify Biden’s Election Now Urge Unity, Healing

Republican lawmakers who, based on lies alleging widespread fraud, objected to Joe Biden’s clear 2020 election victory are now calling for “healing” and “unity” as the House prepares to impeach President Donald Trump over his incitement of a murderous mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol and endangered members of Congress, their staff and police.  Eight […]

Trump Endures Second Impeachment Alone And Silent

WASHINGTON (AP) — His place in the history books rewritten, President Donald Trump endured his second impeachment largely alone and silent. For more than four years, Trump has dominated the national discourse like no one before him. Yet when his legacy was set in stone on Wednesday, he was stunningly left on the sidelines. Trump […]

Records Prove The Obvious: Fervent Trump Fans Fueled The Capitol Siege

WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the congressional certification of Democrat Joe Biden as the victor. “Big protest in D.C. on January 6th,” Trump tweeted a week before Christmas. […]

In Dueling New Year Messages, Trump Reflects, Biden Looks Ahead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump in a New Year’s Eve message reflected on his accomplishments in office, calling them “historic victories,” while his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, struck an upbeat tone in looking ahead to 2021. After weeks of vowing to win his fight to remain in office, Republican Trump said in a video […]