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US Olympian Allegedly Took Part In Capitol Riots

The New York Times reports: Klete Keller, a champion swimmer who won two Olympic gold medals as a relay teammate of Michael Phelps, was identified by former teammates and coaches as a member of the crowd that surged into the U.S. Capitol during violent protests on Wednesday. A video posted by a reporter from a conservative outlet, Townhall, appeared to …

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Would-Be Capitol Bomber Targeted Dem Muslim Rep

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: An Alabama man who parked a truck filled with Molotov cocktails and a cache of firearms just blocks from the U.S. Capitol last week had “concerning” handwritten notes that named an Obama-appointed federal judge a “bad guy,” singled out a Muslim representative and listed contact information for conservative media personalities. In addition to handwritten notes labeling …

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Pompeo Cancels Trip After EU Officials Refuse Meeting

Reuters reports: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his Europe trip at the last minute on Tuesday after Luxembourg’s foreign minister and top European Union officials declined to meet him, European diplomats and other people familiar with the matter said. The Europeans snubbed Washington’s top envoy days after the storming of the U.S. Capitol by thousands of supporters of …

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NYT: McConnell Pleased At Dem Move To Impeach

The New York Times reports: Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, has told associates that he believes President Trump committed impeachable offenses and that he is pleased that Democrats are moving to impeach him, believing that it will make it easier to purge him from the party, according to people familiar with his thinking. The House is voting …

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GPS Data Shows Hundreds Of Parler Users At Capitol

Gizmodo reports: Gizmodo has mapped nearly 70,000 geo-located Parler posts and on Tuesday isolated hundreds published on January 6 near the Capitol where a mob of pro-Trump supporters had hoped to overturn a democratic election and keep their president in power. The data shows Parler users posting all throughout the day, documenting their march from the National Mall to Capitol …

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GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: I Will Vote To Impeach Trump

The Associated Press reports: Republican Rep. Liz Cheney says she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump. The Wyoming congresswoman, the No. 3 Republican in the House, said in a statement late Tuesday that Trump “summoned” the mob that attacked the Capitol last week, “assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack.” She says, “Everything that followed was …

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Screaming Woman Disrupts Schumer Presser With Threats, Says She Was “Sexually Excited” By DC Riots

Minutes ago Sen. Chuck Schumer held a press conference outside his office on the Upper East Side of Manhattan to demand that last week’s rioters be permanently added to no-fly lists. Schumer was about two minutes into his statement when a screaming woman burst into view to yell abuse and declare that she was “sexually excited” by last week’s riots, …

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In Heated Exchange, Jordan Won’t Say Biden Won Fairly

Mediaite reports: In a fiery exchange during a meeting of the House Rules Committee Tuesday morning, committee chair Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) grilled Jordan — in an effort to get the Ohio congressman to state that Biden won a fair contest. “Will you admit that Joe Biden won fair and square?” McGovern asked Jordan. “And the election was not rigged …

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Feds Promise To Prosecute Attacks On DC Journalists

The Hill reports: The top federal prosecutor for Washington, D.C., on Tuesday promised to investigate threats and assaults on journalists who were covering the deadly riot at the Capitol last week. Michael Sherwin, the acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia who’s leading the investigation and prosecutions following the riot, said his office is aware of reports of violence …

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Trump And Pence Speak For First Time Since Riots

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence had a “good conversation” at the White House on Monday evening, a senior administration official said, marking the end of a silent period in their relationship after the riot at the Capitol last week. The conversation was their first since the Republican president lambasted Pence on Wednesday for not seeking …

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