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Republicans say impeachment would further divide the country after Trump provoked an attempted coup, but a majority of Americans support it

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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At least five House Republicans support impeaching President Donald Trump over the Capitol siege, but most are pushing against it and arguing that it would further divide the country.
"This will only bring up the hate and fire more than ever before," one House Republican said on Wednesday.
But multiple polls show a majority of Americans support the House impeaching Trump and the Senate removing him from office.
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Congressman says some GOP lawmakers are 'paralyzed with fear,' and think their families will be attacked if they vote for impeachment

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., and other members take cover during the Capitol Siege on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Democratic Rep. Jason Crow of Colorado on Wednesday confirmed anonymous reports that have been bubbling up over recent days on how some Republicans are approaching the impeachment vote.
Crow said many of his Republican colleagues are ostensibly in favor of impeachment, but fear that voting in favor of it could endanger themselves and their families.
The congressman said that while some in the GOP are "morally bankrupt" and "too far gone to be...
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Corporations rushed to address the Capitol riot and political donations. Here's how those moves reflect the rise of sustainable investing

Corporations rushed to address the Capitol riot and political donations. Here's how those moves reflect the rise of sustainable investing

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement As violent Trump supporters raged at the Capitol in what became a deadly insurrection last Wednesday afternoon, JPMorgan's public relations team shared a statement from the bank's chief executive, Jamie Dimon, with reporters.
"Our elected leaders have a responsibility to call for an end to the violence, accept the results, and, as our democracy has for hundreds of years, support the peaceful transition of power," he said in a statement, "strongly" condemning the violence in Washington, DC.
At major companies across sectors, top executives quickly released statements...
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Here's what happens if Trump is impeached a 2nd time by the House, as expected

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump.
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On Wednesday, the House of Representatives is expected to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time in his presidency.
The House is impeaching Trump on one article of inciting an insurrection on the US Capitol on January 6.
Next, the Senate will hold a trial to determine whether Trump should be removed from office.
It is unclear whether the Senate will hold a trial and vote on whether to remove Trump from his office before his term expires on January 20.
Read Insider's coverage of Wednesday's impeachment debate on the House floor .
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Senate Could Get Trump Impeachment Resolution This Week After House Votes, Hoyer Says

10 days ago   |   By Forbes

The House won't wait to trigger a Senate trial despite Biden's inauguration.
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Parler - a social media app that was used to organize the attack on the US Capitol - needs to step up moderation to get back on the iPhone, Apple CEO Tim Cook says

Parler - a social media app that was used to organize the attack on the US Capitol - needs to step up moderation to get back on the iPhone, Apple CEO Tim Cook says

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement On Wednesday, January 6, pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol building and broke in .
Five people died during the attempted insurrection, including a US Capitol police officer , and dozens more were injured. As the events unfolded, some users of the right-leaning social media service Parler cheered the violence .
"Hold your ground!!! Keep the ground you have gained. Do not relinquish what we have," one Parler user who self-identified as a member of the Proud Boys said. "The time has come Patriots. This is our time. Time to take back our country. Time to fight for...
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Airbnb is canceling and blocking all Washingon, DC reservations during the week of the inauguration

Airbnb is canceling and blocking all Washingon, DC reservations during the week of the inauguration

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Airbnb will be canceling and blocking reservations in Washington, DC during Inauguration week following the deadly Capitol siege , the company announced Wednesday.
The decision was made following a request from Muriel Bowser, mayor of Washington, DC, Larry Hogan, governor of Maryland, and Ralph Northam, governor of Virginia, for visitors to stay clear of the Washington, DC area for next week's inauguration following threats of disruptions by "armed militias and known hate groups," according to Airbnb's news release announcing the cancellations .
The platform's...
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'What the hell was it all for?' Navy SEAL veteran facing FBI questioning about Capitol siege says things were taken too far

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Supporters of President Donald Trump take over balconies and inauguration scaffolding at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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A retired Navy SEAL who attended the protests that turned violent in DC last week but insists he did not storm the Capitol is facing questions from the FBI after initially boasting in a video about last Wednesday's events, ABC News reported.
One of several veterans who were among the protesters, Adam Newbold says he realized what had occurred after news came in that people had been...
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Trump Impeachment Vote: Live Updates

10 days ago   |   By Forbes

Just one week after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, the House of Representatives is moving to impeach the president for his role in provoking the riot.
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US stocks fluctuate as investors weigh stimulus outlook and political turmoil

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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US stocks fluctuated between gains and losses on Wednesday as investors prepared for House Democrats to move to impeach Trump for the second time. Bitcoin is hovering around $35,000, a key technical level that could determine the cryptocurrency's longer-term direction. Sign up here our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks pointed edged higher on Wednesday as investors weighed ongoing stimulus efforts and prepared for House Democrats to move to impeach Trump for the second time. Vice President Mike Pence ruled out invoking the 25th amendment...
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US stocks fluctuate as investors weigh stimulus outlook and political turmoil

US stocks fluctuate as investors weigh stimulus outlook and political turmoil

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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US stocks fluctuated between gains and losses on Wednesday as investors prepared for House Democrats to move to impeach Trump for the second time.
Bitcoin is hovering around $35,000, a key technical level that could determine the cryptocurrency's longer-term direction.
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US stocks pointed edged higher on Wednesday as investors weighed ongoing stimulus efforts and prepared for House Democrats to move to impeach Trump for the second time.
Vice President Mike Pence ruled out invoking the 25th amendment...
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How to watch the Trump impeachment vote on CNN, PBS, and elsewhere live without cable

10 days ago   |   By Fast Company

The House of Representatives will debate and vote on a historic second impeachment. Here's where you can watch the proceedings online.
The House of Representatives will vote today on a historic second impeachment of President Donald Trump, one week after the deadly riot and failed insurrection on the Capitol Building and one week before the president is due to leave office.
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QAnon reshaped Trump's party and radicalized believers. The Capitol siege may just be the start

10 days ago   |   By Washington Post

The failed insurrection marked a grim milestone in how the paranoid conspiracy theory QAnon has radicalized Americans, reshaped the Republican Party and gained a forceful grip on right-wing belief.
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LIVE: House prepares to impeach Trump for 'incitement of insurrection' over deadly Capitol siege

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege.
Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website.
Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event.
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