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Buck deflected the question, saying, "The people who came into the Capitol are the people responsible for that action. The exchange happened just before the House prepared to vote on an article of impeachment. Share this -House now conducting procedural rule votes The House has concluded debate on the procedural rule ahead of impeachment. The first vote is a procedural vote offered by Republicans that seeks to amend the rule to immediately consider H.R. The second vote governs the floor for consideration of the article of impeachment, setting up two hours of debate.
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Pelosi thanks troops stationed outside the Capitol
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +6 min
SEE NEW POSTSPelosi thanks troops stationed outside the Capitol Pelosi went outside the Capitol late Wednesday morning to thank the troops that are protecting the building and gave them her challenge coin. Pelosi just went outside and thanked the troops protecting the Capitol, and game them all her challenge coin: pic.twitter.com/VbOhyFxcVj — Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) January 13, 2021 Share this -Troops receive arms outside the Capitol As the House opens its impeachment hearing, the District of Columbia National Guard said it has been authorized to arm troops assigned to security duty on the Capitol grounds. Joshua Roberts / Reuters Share this -Congressman gives National Guard troops a Capitol tour Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., gave National Guard troops a tour of the Capitol on Wednesday, after coming upon service members who slept in the Capitol Visitor Center overnight ahead of Wednesday's impeachment vote. Share this -House now conducting procedural rule votes The House has concluded debate on the procedural rule ahead of impeachment. Share this -National Guard troops pose before Rosa Parks statue in Capitol A National Guard member poses for a picture with a statue of Rosa Parks as the House convenes ahead of an impeachment vote on Wednesday.
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Troops receive arms outside the Capitol
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +7 min
SEE NEW POSTSTroops receive arms outside the Capitol As the House opens its impeachment hearing, the District of Columbia National Guard said it has been authorized to arm troops assigned to security duty on the Capitol grounds. Joshua Roberts / Reuters Share this -Congressman gives National Guard troops a Capitol tour Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., gave National Guard troops a tour of the Capitol on Wednesday, after coming upon service members who slept in the Capitol Visitor Center overnight ahead of Wednesday's impeachment vote. Buck deflected the question, saying, "The people who came into the Capitol are the people responsible for that action. And in 2019, zero House Republicans defected from Donald Trump when he was impeached over the Ukraine matter. Trump:• Rep. Cheney of WY• Rep. Kinzinger of IL• Rep. Katko of NY• Rep. Upton of MI• Rep. Herrera Beutler of WA215+ House Democrats support impeachment.
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Congressman gives National Guard troops a Capitol tour
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +6 min
SEE NEW POSTSCongressman gives National Guard troops a Capitol tour Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., gave National Guard troops a tour of the Capitol on Wednesday, after coming upon service members who slept in the Capitol Visitor Center overnight ahead of Wednesday's impeachment vote. Share this -National Guard troops pose before Rosa Parks statue in Capitol A National Guard member poses for a picture with a statue of Rosa Parks as the House convenes ahead of an impeachment vote on Wednesday. And in 2019, zero House Republicans defected from Donald Trump when he was impeached over the Ukraine matter. ET Wednesday, 5 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach Pres. Trump:• Rep. Cheney of WY• Rep. Kinzinger of IL• Rep. Katko of NY• Rep. Upton of MI• Rep. Herrera Beutler of WA215+ House Democrats support impeachment.
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Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, told reporters Wednesday that he was aware of the names of some of those congressmen, but wouldn’t reveal their identities. "I’ve heard a couple, but I'm gonna wait to make sure we get verification," Ryan said. Ryan added that the allegations had “been passed on” to authorities “as early as Wednesday night, Thursday morning last week." "We know that the president of the United States incited this insurrection, this armed rebellion, against our country," she said in remarks on the House floor. Guardsmen, who have ready-to-eat military provisions known as MREs, are also taking advantage of the Capitol market, where members and staff typically purchase salads, sandwiches and burgers.
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House Democrat asks FBI to investigate 'reconnaissance' tours claims
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +7 min
SEE NEW POSTSHouse Democrat asks FBI to investigate 'reconnaissance' tours claims Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., said she has requested an FBI investigation into allegations she made Tuesday that that some members of Congress led people through the Capitol on a "reconnaissance" tour of the building a day the riot last Wednesday. Ryan added that the allegations had “been passed on” to authorities “as early as Wednesday night, Thursday morning last week." "We know that the president of the United States incited this insurrection, this armed rebellion, against our country," she said in remarks on the House floor. Buck deflected the question, saying, "The people who came into the Capitol are the people responsible for that action. The exchange happened just before the House prepared to vote on an article of impeachment.
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SEE NEW POSTSPelosi calls Trump 'a clear and present danger' to the U.S. ahead of impeachment vote Opening two hours of debate ahead of the impeachment vote Wednesday afternoon, Pelosi laid out her argument for why the president should be held accountable for the events leading to the riot in the Capitol last week. He is a clear and present danger to the nation that we all love." Pelosi said the people who participated in the insurrection were "not patriots," but rather "domestic terrorists." Pelosi delivers remarks on impeachment: Trump presents a 'clear and present danger' Jan. 13, 2021 07:17 Share this -House moves to consideration of impeachment measure The House voted 221 to 203 to adopt the rules for consideration of the impeachment measure, which they are debating this afternoon. The exchange happened just before the House prepared to vote on an article of impeachment.
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House moves to consideration of impeachment measure
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +7 min
SEE NEW POSTSHouse moves to consideration of impeachment measure The House voted 221 to 203 to adopt the rules for consideration of the impeachment measure, which they are debating this afternoon. But Buck said after years of increasing animosity between Republicans and Democrats, blaming one Trump speech for the riots is inaccurate. Buck deflected the question, saying, "The people who came into the Capitol are the people responsible for that action. The exchange happened just before the House prepared to vote on an article of impeachment. Earlier this week, Airbnb banned “numerous individuals” associated with known hate groups or the violent attack on the Capitol.
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Facebook says it sees increase in calls to violence in the U.S.
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +8 min
SEE NEW POSTSFacebook says it sees increase in calls to violence in the U.S. Facebook has seen an increase in activity praising last week's violent occupation of the U.S. Capitol and growing signs of possible future violence, a spokesperson said Wednesday. Facebook has also fielded an increased number of legal requests from the FBI for the data of users suspected of storming the Capitol, the spokesperson said. Share this -Rep. Peter Meijer becomes 7th House Republican to back impeachment Rep. Peter Meijer, R-Mich., announced Wednesday he will vote to impeach President Donald Trump, becoming the seventh House Republican to do so. “I’m one of these,” the man said to the officer as he pointed to the hat, according to a police report. Share this -Trump monitoring proceedings from the White House President Trump has been monitoring the impeachment proceedings largely from the Oval Office, and in a few instances from the dining room, according to an administration official.
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Rep. Peter Meijer becomes 7th House Republican to back impeachment
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +7 min
SEE NEW POSTSRep. Peter Meijer becomes 7th House Republican to back impeachment Rep. Peter Meijer, R-Mich., announced Wednesday he will vote to impeach President Donald Trump, becoming the seventh House Republican to do so. Share this -House vote to impeach Trump for a second time begins The House is voting now to impeach President Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors for the second time. This time, the House is voting to impeach him on one article of impeachment for “incitement of insurrection” following the Jan. 6 attack at the Capitol. Share this -Trump monitoring proceedings from the White House President Trump has been monitoring the impeachment proceedings largely from the Oval Office, and in a few instances from the dining room, according to an administration official. There has been outreach between the White House and Republican leadership on the Hill in recent days, the official said, but did not give specific details.
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Inside his vehicle was a book bag containing a semi-automatic handgun with a fully-loaded 6-round magazine, the police report says. There has been outreach between the White House and Republican leadership on the Hill in recent days, the official said, but did not give specific details. Share this -Ivanka Trump not expected to attend inauguration Ivanka Trump is not expected to attend President-elect Biden’s inauguration next week, according to a White House official. While she respects his transition to power, according to this official, the official said children of outgoing presidents do not always attend. President Trump has also said he will not attend the ceremony.
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House vote to impeach Trump for a second time begins
  + stars: | 2021-01-13 | by ( Nbc News | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +6 min
SEE NEW POSTSHouse vote to impeach Trump for a second time begins The House is voting now to impeach President Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors for the second time. Share this -Trump monitoring proceedings from the White House President Trump has been monitoring the impeachment proceedings largely from the Oval Office, and in a few instances from the dining room, according to an administration official. Share this -Ivanka Trump not expected to attend inauguration Ivanka Trump is not expected to attend President-elect Biden’s inauguration next week, according to a White House official. President Trump has also said he will not attend the ceremony. And while some Trump allies did defend the president directly, it was far from the centerpiece of the GOP argument.
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By the People, for the People, but Not Necessarily Open to the People
  + stars: | 2021-01-12 | by ( Emily Badger | ) www.nytimes.com sentiment -0.95   time to read: +1 min
“It breaks my heart that I can no longer access a building that has meant so much to me during my lifetime,” said Kenneth Bowling, a historian at George Washington University. “It’s the reason I became a historian, the reason I became a Constitutional historian of the American Revolution.”Image A new sign at one of the Capitol entrances that was breached last Wednesday. Bowling, now 80, used to take a 25-cent train ride down from Baltimore as a teenager to walk the halls of the Capitol. Bowling said, “obviously Washington and L’Enfant expected the citizenry to come to this great Capitol.”A similar erosion of access has taken place around the city. You can’t get close enough to the White House to peer in and imagine what might be happening inside.
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, and Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, and conduct a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center after a meeting with the House Republican Conference on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. The leader of the Republican caucus in the House of Representatives told colleagues Monday that President Donald Trump bears some responsibility for Wednesday's riot at the Capitol, two sources told NBC News. His reported comments come as Democrats, who have a majority of House members, have moved toward impeaching Trump for inciting the riot. But the letter, obtained by NBC News, lays out four potential actions to address the riot, none of which name Trump. The last item reflects the fact that many GOP voters, and Republican House members, believe that Trump was defrauded out of a win in the election by widespread ballot fraud.
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But this is not the first time communication issues between the Capitol Police and other law enforcement agencies have hindered a threat response in the nation’s capital. At that 2015 hearing, Lofgren suggested that communication between the law enforcement agencies needed to have a protocol so such issues would be avoided. OverwhelmedOn Wednesday, when thousands of violent rioters approached the Capitol, Capitol Police — along with Washington Metropolitan Police officers there to assist them — were overwhelmed. The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association also condemned Wednesday’s law enforcement leadership, saying in a statement: “The security failures we saw demand accountability on all levels. For too long, the U.S. Capitol Police has suffered, as well as other federal law enforcement agencies, from a lack of leadership at their highest levels.”
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