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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.
Persons: Peter Meijer, Donald Trump, Meijer, fearlessly, Adam Kinzinger, Liz Cheney, Dan Newhouse, Jaime Herrera Beutler, John Katko, Fred Upton, Grant Moore, , Moore, Trump’s, Trump, Art Acevedo, Acevedo, , Ayanna Pressley, Conan Harris, Harris, Pressley, , ” Pressley, Vicky Hartzler, Michael Waltz, Manuel Balce Ceneta, McConnell, ” McConnell Organizations: Facebook, U.S . Capitol, Reuters, FBI, Capitol, 7th House Republican, House Republican, Capitol . Police, Capitol Police, Trump, Ford, Republicans, White House, NBC, Republican, Houston Police Department, U.S, National Guard, Capitol Visitor Center, GOP, , Senate Locations: U.S, Washington, R, Georgia, Buford, Ga, Houston, Washington ,
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.
Persons: Peter Meijer, Donald Trump, Meijer, fearlessly, Adam Kinzinger, Liz Cheney, Dan Newhouse, Jaime Herrera Beutler, John Katko, Fred Upton, Grant Moore, , Moore, Trump’s, Trump, Art Acevedo, Acevedo, , Ayanna Pressley, Conan Harris, Harris, Pressley, , ” Pressley, Vicky Hartzler, Michael Waltz, Manuel Balce Ceneta, McConnell, ” McConnell Organizations: 7th House Republican, House Republican, Capitol . Police, Capitol, Capitol Police, Trump, Ford, Republicans, White House, NBC, Republican, Houston Police Department, U.S, National Guard, Capitol Visitor Center, GOP, , Senate Locations: R, Georgia, Buford, Ga, Houston, Washington ,
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.
Persons: Grant Moore, , Moore, Trump’s, Trump, Donald Trump, Art Acevedo, Acevedo, , Ayanna Pressley, Conan Harris, Harris, Pressley, , ” Pressley, Vicky Hartzler, Michael Waltz, Manuel Balce Ceneta, McConnell, ” McConnell, Ivanka Trump, Biden’s Organizations: Capitol, Trump, Ford, Republicans, White House, NBC, Republican, Houston Police Department, U.S, National Guard, Capitol Visitor Center, GOP, , Senate, White Locations: Georgia, Buford, Ga, Houston, Washington ,
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.
Persons: Trump, Donald Trump, Art Acevedo, Acevedo, , , Ayanna Pressley, Conan Harris, Harris, Pressley, , ” Pressley, Vicky Hartzler, Michael Waltz, Manuel Balce Ceneta, McConnell, ” McConnell, Ivanka Trump, Biden’s, impeaching Trump, Read Organizations: Trump, Republicans, White House, NBC, Republican, Houston Police Department, Capitol, U.S, National Guard, Capitol Visitor Center, GOP, , Senate, White, House Republicans Locations: Houston, Washington ,
On Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in the US posted a tweet claiming that Uighur women were no longer "baby-making machines" because of the eradication of extremism. The tweet, posted on Thursday, drew widespread condemnation for claiming that Uighur women have had their minds "emancipated" and are no longer "baby-making machines." Uighur women are regularly subjected to pregnancy checks, unwanted IUD devices, forced abortions, and sterilization, the news agency also reported. The article's implication that Uighur women are now more "confident and independent" was condemned by several high profile figures. Although the Chinese Embassy tweet has since been removed, the article remains on China Daily's Twitter feed.
Persons: Tom Cotton, Rick Scott, Republican Sen, Michael Waltz, Florida's, Ken Buck, Colorado's, Iain Duncan Smith, — Iain Duncan Smith, — Alexander Stafford, Isa Elkun, it's, Twitter Organizations: Embassy, Ars Technica, Chinese Communist Party, AP, Sens, Twitter, Washington DC, dehumanization, China Daily, Communist, Policy, Republican, UK's Conservative Party, Ghani, Business Locations: Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, Washington, Xinjiang, Arkansas, Florida
Lawmakers raged at pro-Trump rioters who breached security at the Capitol building on Wedesday, storming into Congressional chambers and offices. Veterans in Congress from both parties called the mob's actions "domestic terrorism" and blamed Trump for promoting it. Veterans in Congress from both sides of the aisle called the mob that took over the US Capitol on Wednesday "domestic terrorism" and blamed President Donald Trump for promoting it. Police face pro-Trump rioters who breached security and entered the Capitol building on January 6, 2021. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Massachusetss, a former Marine captain who served four tours in Iraq, tweeted as the rioters overran the Capitol Police.
Persons: Trump, Donald Trump, Jason Crow, Sen, Tammy Duckworth, Mostafa Bassim, Dan Crenshaw, Crenshaw, Crow, Seth Moulton, J, Scott Applewhite Rep, Adam Kinzinger, Kinzinger, Mike Pence, Michael Waltz, Joe Biden, Mikie Sherrill, Richard Sisk Organizations: Trump, Veterans, Army, Army National Guard, Twitter, Police, Anadolu Agency, Getty, Navy, Capitol, CNN, Marine, Capitol Police, Chamber, Air National Guard, Green Beret and Army Locations: Colorado, Illinois, Iraq, Texas, Afghanistan, U.S, America, Florida, New Jersey
Waltz was among the many House Republicans who signed an amicus brief in support of Texas' lawsuit seeking to overturn the outcome of the election results in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Georgia. Apologizing to readers, The Orlando Sentinel's editorial board added, "we had no idea, had no way of knowing at the time, that Waltz was not committed to democracy." A Florida newspaper issued an apology for endorsing a congressional candidate who voiced support for Texas' lawsuit contesting the election results in four key swing states. Waltz was among the many House Republicans who signed an amicus brief in support of Texas' lawsuit seeking to overturn the outcome of the election results in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Georgia. "Our bad," the editorial board wrote.
Persons: Michael Waltz, Waltz, Ken Paxton, Donald Trump, Joe Briden, Trump, Sonam Sheth, Jacob Shamsian Organizations: Orlando, House Republicans, US, US Supreme, Texas Locations: Florida's, Texas, Pennsylvania , Wisconsin , Michigan, Georgia, Florida
The US Air Force has selected six candidate locations to host the US Space Command headquarters. The Air Force anticipates making a final decision in early 2021, and the command location is expected to host about 1,400 personnel. At the Defense Department's direction, the US Air Force has selected six candidate locations to host the US Space Command headquarters. The bases include Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico; Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; Port San Antonio at Kelly Field, Texas; and Redstone Army Airfield, Alabama, the service said in an announcement Thursday. SPACECOM is responsible for military operations related to space, while the Space Force organizes and trains space personnel.
Persons: Kelly, SPACECOM, Ann Stefanek, Peterson, Mark Esper, Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis, Patrick Shanahan, Michael Waltz, Bill Posey, Oriana Pawlyk Organizations: US Air Force, US Space Command, The Air Force, Defense, Kirtland Air Force Base, Offutt Air Force Base, Patrick Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base, Redstone Army, Air Force, of, U.S . Space Command, Department of Defense, Pentagon, Space Force, Schriever Air Force Base, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force, Buckley Air Force Base, Arsenal, Vandenberg Air Force Base, DoD, Armed Services, Department of, Army's, Army, Florida ., Florida . Florida Gov, Republican, Kennedy Space Center, Space Force Combatant Command, House Armed Services Committee, Twitter Locations: New Mexico, Offutt Air Force Base , Nebraska, Florida, Colorado, Port San, , Texas, Alabama, U.S, Peterson, Colorado Springs, Cheyenne, California, Florida . Florida, Cape Canaveral
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