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Photo: French computer programmer dies in suspected suicide after he donated more than $500,000 in Bitcoin to far-right activists in the US French computer programmer dies in suspected suicide after he donated more than $500,000 in Bitcoin to far-right activists in the US
Daily Mail - Fri Jan 15, 2021
A French computer programmer transferred more than $500,000 in Bitcoin to far-right activists just before his death last month, including some involved in last weeks US Capitol riot, officials said Friday. More»

Photo: Pelosi tasks Lieutenant General Russel Honoré with leading review of Capitol security Pelosi tasks Lieutenant General Russel Honoré with leading review of Capitol security
NBC News - Fri Jan 15, 2021
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, announced Friday that she has tasked retired Lt. General Russel Honoré with leading a review of the US Capitol’s security in the wake of the deadly January 6 attack. More»

Photo: National Rifle Association says it has filed for bankruptcy National Rifle Association says it has filed for bankruptcy
Reuters - Fri Jan 15, 2021
The National Rifle Association on Friday filed petitions with a US bankruptcy court seeking protection from creditors by restructuring, the gun rights advocacy group announced. More»

Photo: Large bitcoin payment made to far-right individuals before U.S. Capitol attack Large bitcoin payment made to far-right individuals before U.S. Capitol attack
Reuters - Fri Jan 15, 2021
Payments in bitcoin worth more than $500,000 were made to 22 different virtual wallets, most of them belonging to far-right activists and internet personalities, before the storming of the US Capitol, cryptocurrency compliance startup Chainalysis said on Friday. More»

Photo: Hundreds of National Guard troops quarter in Capitol hallways Hundreds of National Guard troops quarter in Capitol hallways
Yahoo News - Wed Jan 13, 2021
Reporters shared photographs of an extraordinary sight Wednesday morning as they arrived at the United States Capitol ahead of the House impeachment vote. More»

Photo: Joint Chiefs Remind U.S. Forces That They Defend The Constitution Joint Chiefs Remind U.S. Forces That They Defend The Constitution
NPR - Tue Jan 12, 2021
The US Joint Chiefs of Staff reminded American forces Tuesday of their oath to defend the Constitution following the attacks on the Capitol building last week. More»

Photo: Deutsche Bank and Signature Bank will 'sever ties with Trump and his organization' - Trump Still $300m in Debt Deutsche Bank and Signature Bank will 'sever ties with Trump and his organization' - Trump Still $300m in Debt
Daily Mail - Tue Jan 12, 2021
Deutsche Bank AG is to sever all ties with President Trump and the Trump organization according to a source with knowledge of the sudden business decision. More»

Photo: House Democrats Briefed On 3 Terrifying Plots To Overthrow Government House Democrats Briefed On 3 Terrifying Plots To Overthrow Government
Huffington Post - Tue Jan 12, 2021
WASHINGTON - Capitol Police briefed Democrats on Monday night about three more potentially gruesome demonstrations planned in the coming days, with one plot to encircle the US Capitol and assassinate Democrats and some Republicans. More»

Photo: QAnon-obsessed Trump fan shot up Portland courthouse after being arrested at a "Stop the Steal" rally: police QAnon-obsessed Trump fan shot up Portland courthouse after being arrested at a "Stop the Steal" rally: police
Oregon Public Broadcasting - Mon Jan 11, 2021
An armed man upset about the results of the 2020 presidential election fired five shots into the side of Portlands federal courthouse on Friday, according to court documents filed in federal court Sunday. More»

Photo: FBI warns of armed protests in ALL 50 states if Trump is removed before Inauguration Day FBI warns of armed protests in ALL 50 states if Trump is removed before Inauguration Day
Daily Mail - Mon Jan 11, 2021
The FBI is warning of possible armed protests at capitols in all 50 states in the days leading to Inauguration Day as cities around the country brace for violence in the wake of last weeks deadly riots at the US Capitol. More»

Photo: Washington Monument Tours Suspended Due to Threats Washington Monument Tours Suspended Due to Threats
NBC New York - Mon Jan 11, 2021
Tours of the Washington Monument were suspended because of "credible threats to visitors and park resources," officials say. More»

Photo: The Putsch of January 6, 2021 The Putsch of January 6, 2021
Bill Moyers - Sat Jan 9, 2021
The rioters who assaulted the Capitol on January 6 were better organized than the police who were charged with protecting the imposing building, which Biden called the "citadel of liberty. More»

Photo: Feds say police found a pickup truck full of bombs and guns near Capitol insurrection Feds say police found a pickup truck full of bombs and guns near Capitol insurrection
CNN - Sat Jan 9, 2021
Washington, DC - An Alabama man allegedly parked a pickup truck packed with 11 homemade bombs, an assault rifle and a handgun two blocks from the US Capitol building on Wednesday for hours before authorities ever noticed, according to federal prosecutors. More»

Photo: FBI agents searched offices and homes of Tennessee lawmakers FBI agents searched offices and homes of Tennessee lawmakers
Associated Press - Fri Jan 8, 2021
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - US Attorneys Office of Middle Tennessee on Friday said FBI agents searched the homes and offices of state lawmakers. More»

Photo: Heads start to roll: Sergeant at Arms quits and Pelosi demands resignation from Capitol Police Chief over 'complete failure' to stop mob - cops were INTENTIONALLY under-powered Heads start to roll: Sergeant at Arms quits and Pelosi demands resignation from Capitol Police Chief over 'complete failure' to stop mob - cops were INTENTIONALLY under-powered
Daily Mail - Thu Jan 7, 2021
Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving - whose job it is to protect the House - resigned on Thursday after being told he would be fired for failing to protect the Capitol, as heads began to roll over the horrifying day of violence in Americas capital. More»

Photo: Facebook Bans President Trump From Posting For The Rest Of His Presidency Facebook Bans President Trump From Posting For The Rest Of His Presidency
NPR - Thu Jan 7, 2021
Facebook said Thursday it is banning President Trump until the end of his presidency and possibly longer. More»

Photo: 4 Dead, Police Injured, Dozens Arrested After Siege At The U.S. Capitol 4 Dead, Police Injured, Dozens Arrested After Siege At The U.S. Capitol
NPR - Thu Jan 7, 2021
Washington, DC, officials say four people have died, including one in a shooting inside the US Capitol, and dozens of police officers were injured after a mob of supporters of President Trump stormed the nations legislative building, temporarily shutting down a vote to certify his successors win. More»

Photo: Trump mob surrounds Texas, California, Michigan, Georgia, Oregon AND Kansas state capitols Trump mob surrounds Texas, California, Michigan, Georgia, Oregon AND Kansas state capitols
Daily Mail - Wed Jan 6, 2021
A mob of angered Trump supporters has occupied the front lawn of Washingtons Democratic Governor Jay Inslees mansion as they also surrounded state capitols in Texas, California, Georgia, Michigan, Kansas and Oklahoma. More»

Photo: Trump calls his Capitol mob 'GREAT PATRIOTS' and claims they rioted because election was 'viciously stolen' Trump calls his Capitol mob 'GREAT PATRIOTS' and claims they rioted because election was 'viciously stolen'
Daily Mail - Wed Jan 6, 2021
President Donald Trump continued his series of mixed messages as the law enforcement officials cleared the Capitol building of his mob of supporters who disrupted the congressional certification of Joe Bidens victory. More»

Photo: U.S. Capitol declared "secure" after pro-Trump mob stormed complex U.S. Capitol declared "secure" after pro-Trump mob stormed complex
Associated Press - Wed Jan 6, 2021
Officials have declared the US Capitol complex "secure" after heavily armed police moved to end a nearly four-hour violent occupation by supporters of President Donald Trump. More»

Photo: Trump supporters have breached the Capitol building Trump supporters have breached the Capitol building
Daily Mail - Wed Jan 6, 2021
The United States Capitol building is in lockdown after hundreds of supporters of President Trump stormed the barricades surrounding its perimeter and were met with police who used pepper spray during Wednesdays historic joint session of Congress which was convened to ratify President-elect Joe Bidens victory. More»

Photo: Mitch McConnell's Louisville home vandalized with graffiti Mitch McConnell's Louisville home vandalized with graffiti
CBS News - Sun Jan 3, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnells home in Louisville, Kentucky, was vandalized early Saturday morning. More»

Photo: Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor
Washington Post - Sun Jan 3, 2021
President Trump urged fellow Republican Brad Raffensperger, the Georgia secretary of state, to "find" enough votes to overturn his defeat in an extraordinary one-hour phone call Saturday that election experts said raised legal questions. More»

Photo: Speaker Pelosi's house vandalized with the head of a dead pig Speaker Pelosi's house vandalized with the head of a dead pig
Raw Story - Fri Jan 1, 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) woke up Friday morning to find her home vandalized by a confused voter angry about not getting a $2,000 stimulus check. More»

Photo: Colorado Republican Incites Violence Against Health Workers by Publishing Their Home Addresses Colorado Republican Incites Violence Against Health Workers by Publishing Their Home Addresses
Raw Story - Thu Dec 31, 2020
The leader of the Republican Party chapter in Parker, Colorado has apologized after he declared "war" on public health officials and publicized their home addresses. More»

Photo: Now Airing on the Local News in Tennessee: Ads for Georgia Candidates Now Airing on the Local News in Tennessee: Ads for Georgia Candidates
New York Times - Fri Dec 25, 2020
The Georgia Senate runoffs are so awash in political cash that the ad wars are spilling into neighboring states. More»

Photo: Trump vetoes $740 billion defense bill, breaking with Republican-led Senate Trump vetoes $740 billion defense bill, breaking with Republican-led Senate
CNN - Wed Dec 23, 2020
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the sweeping defense bill that both chambers of Congress recently passed by veto-proof majorities, setting up a possible veto override that would pit members of his own party against him. More»

Photo: Trump's private bankers resign from Deutsche Bank Trump's private bankers resign from Deutsche Bank
CNN Business - Tue Dec 22, 2020
New York, NY - The private bankers responsible for lending to President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner have resigned from Deutsche Bank, the bank said. More»

Photo: "We want them infected": Trump appointee demanded "herd immunity" strategy, emails reveal "We want them infected": Trump appointee demanded "herd immunity" strategy, emails reveal
Politico - Wed Dec 16, 2020
HHS science adviser Paul Alexander called for millions of Americans to be infected as means of fighting Covid-19. More»

Photo: Democracy Is In Danger And The Threat Is From Within Democracy Is In Danger And The Threat Is From Within
Dan Rather - Sun Dec 13, 2020
During World War II, there was a very real and rational fear that American democracy would not survive. More»

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