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Political news from Wednesday:
* National Guard deployment to secure the U.S. Capitol,
* Law firm Seyfarth Shaw dropping the Trump Org. as a client!

Police officers salute as the hearse carrying the remains of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick passes along Third Street SW on Sunday. Sicknick was killed in the line of duty on Jan. 6 as a pro-Trump mob breached the Capitol. Credit: Matt McClain, The Washington Post


Seattle Times: Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, of Vancouver, explains why she’s voting to impeach Trump [Ed. note: Herrera Beutler’s District 3 encompasses the southern rural areas of Yelm, Rainier and Tenino.]

FOX News: Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY.]: ‘There has never been a greater betrayal by a President’

CNBC: Trump impeachment trial likely during Biden term as McConnell refuses to reconvene Senate early

CNBC: Images show National Guard deployment to secure the U.S. Capitol after riotsPelosi calls Trump ‘clear and present danger to the nation,’ thanks troops protecting Congress

Reuters: Law firm Seyfarth Shaw is dropping the Trump Organization as a client in the wake of last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol.

Truthout: GOP Reps Accused of Giving “Reconnaissance” Tours of Capitol Before Mob Attack

WaPo: Six hours of paralysis: Inside Trump’s failure to act after a mob stormed the Capitol

CBNC: Trump’s election lies were among his most popular tweets

WaPo: Backlash to riot at Capitol hobbles Trump’s business as banks, partners flee the brand

CNN: Trump supporter asked how he’d feel if he found out Trump was lying to him

The Daily Kos: Pro-Trump Attorney Lin Wood Not of ‘Sufficient Character’ to Practice Law, Decides Delaware Superior Court Judge

Intergenerational Politics Podcast: Mary Trump made a prediction on our podcast back in December: “Donald will do anything.” Sadly, that prediction came true last week when he incited an insurrection against the U.S. government.

WaPo: QAnon reshaped Trump’s party and radicalized believers. The Capitol siege may just be the start.

The Daily Kos: Trump administration executes Lisa Montgomery, first woman put to death in 67 years

WaPo: The lockdown room was a safe space for lawmakers under siege. Now some say maskless Republicans made it a coronavirus hot spot.

The Daily Kos: Admiral Pulls Plug on military troops watching Fox News during meals – Why? Because they were inimical to America’s outreach overseas. Put troops in jeopardy. Made my job harder. And they now have accomplices.

Posted by Steve on January 14, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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