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With Republican support cracking, President Donald Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment
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With Republican support cracking, President Donald Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

In the House, the number three Republican Liz Cheney said she would be voting to impeach, and called Trump's actions "a betrayal" of his office

Donald Trump's Republican wall of support erodes as US House begins impeachment proceedings
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Donald Trump's Republican wall of support erodes as US House begins impeachment proceedings

The choice facing Republicans isn't just about the immediate fate of the outgoing president, but also whether the party's elected leaders are ready to move on

President-elect Joe Biden picks Samantha Power, former United Nations envoy, for US aid post
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President-elect Joe Biden picks Samantha Power, former United Nations envoy, for US aid post

Power, who served as UN ambassador from 2013 to 2017, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for her book about the US foreign policy response to genocide

Senator Mitch McConnell, most powerful Republican in US Congress, privately backs Donald Trump's impeachment
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Senator Mitch McConnell, most powerful Republican in US Congress, privately backs Donald Trump's impeachment

The Senate Majority Leader's assessment comes on the eve of a House vote to formally charge Trump for his role in whipping up a mob of his supporters who stormed the Capitol

Donald Trump rejects blame for siege of US Capitol, calls Washington speech 'totally appropriate'
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Donald Trump rejects blame for siege of US Capitol, calls Washington speech 'totally appropriate'

The outgoing president described his scheduled impeachment in the House of Representatives on Wednesday a "continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics"

Plans for armed protest at all 50 state Capitols ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration on 20 Jan, warns FBI
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Plans for armed protest at all 50 state Capitols ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration on 20 Jan, warns FBI

The talk of armed marches next week isn’t limited to “radicalised” Trump supporters. State capitol events on 17 January appear to be promoted by supporters of the anti-government, pro-gun “boogaloo” movement

President-elect Joe Biden picks William Burns as CIA chief; career diplomat set stage for Iran nuclear deal
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President-elect Joe Biden picks William Burns as CIA chief; career diplomat set stage for Iran nuclear deal

Burns has deep experience in security and intelligence matters after spending over three decades in the US foreign service, including a stint as ambassador to Russia from 2005 to 2008

Donald Trump says he won't attend Joe Biden's inauguration on 20 January, days after Capitol violence
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Donald Trump says he won't attend Joe Biden's inauguration on 20 January, days after Capitol violence

Trump offered no clues for how he would spent his final hours in office, and will be the first incumbent president since Andrew Johnson to skip his successor’s swearing-in

American Carnage: Storming of US Capitol puts paid to Ronald Reagan's shining city on a hill myth
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American Carnage: Storming of US Capitol puts paid to Ronald Reagan's shining city on a hill myth

The US Capitol was breached on Wednesday for the first time since 1814, when the British marched into Washington DC and set it ablaze

Joe Biden to pick Merrick Garland, judge Republicans snubbed for SC seat in 2016, as attorney-general
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Joe Biden to pick Merrick Garland, judge Republicans snubbed for SC seat in 2016, as attorney-general

In picking Garland, Biden is turning to an experienced judge who held senior positions at the justice department decades ago, including as a supervisor of the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Washington braces for violence as thousands of Donald Trump supporters flock to nation's capital
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Washington braces for violence as thousands of Donald Trump supporters flock to nation's capital

Local authorities have enhanced security and warned residents in and around the city to steer clear of potentially violent agitators as Congress prepares to certify Biden's election win

Day after Donald Trump tape leaks, Barack Obama says ‘fundamental principles' of US democracy are under threat
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Day after Donald Trump tape leaks, Barack Obama says ‘fundamental principles' of US democracy are under threat

The former US president made the remarks on the eve of the crucial elections in Georgia where both the seats, and ultimately the control of the Senate, are up for grabs

Mike Pence hints at supporting Republican lawmakers gearing up to challenge Joe Biden's election win on 6 Jan
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Mike Pence hints at supporting Republican lawmakers gearing up to challenge Joe Biden's election win on 6 Jan

As Donald Trump continues to perpetuate the myth of widespread voter fraud, a growing number of Republicans have been eager to challenge the results, either out of devotion to the president or out of fear of enraging their base

US Congress set for tumultuous session; COVID-19, certifying Joe Biden's election to dominate proceedings
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US Congress set for tumultuous session; COVID-19, certifying Joe Biden's election to dominate proceedings

A dozen Republicans bound for the new Senate, and even more in the House, have vowed to become a resistance force to the incoming president, starting with efforts to subvert the will of American voters on 6 January

World facing 'enormous vacuum' without US leadership, will reclaim ability to lead, vows Joe Biden
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World facing 'enormous vacuum' without US leadership, will reclaim ability to lead, vows Joe Biden

The President-elect, making the remarks during a meet with his national security team, said much work needs to be done to re-invest in diplomacy after four years of pulling back

Donald Trump’s fraud claims died in court, but the myth of stolen elections lives on
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Donald Trump’s fraud claims died in court, but the myth of stolen elections lives on

The false notions have lived on in Trump’s Twitter and Facebook feeds; on Fox News, Newsmax and One America News Network; and in statehouses where Republican leaders have contemplated more restrictive voting laws

Republicans block Democratic bid to pass $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks backed by Donald Trump
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Republicans block Democratic bid to pass $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks backed by Donald Trump

The president’s push to increase direct payments for most Americans from $600 to $2,000 for individuals and $4,000 for couples presents the Republicans with a politically painful loyalty test

SolarWinds cyberattack: US lawmakers slam Donald Trump's reluctance to blame Russia, urge strong response
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SolarWinds cyberattack: US lawmakers slam Donald Trump's reluctance to blame Russia, urge strong response

Dramatic details about the extraordinarily wide attack have emerged as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office next month amid already high tensions with Moscow

Donald Trump still involved in ongoing litigation related to US presidential polls, says White House Press Secretary
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Donald Trump still involved in ongoing litigation related to US presidential polls, says White House Press Secretary

The statement from Kayleigh McEnany came a day after members of the Electoral College met and formally elected Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg as transport secy; ex-South Bend mayor to be first openly gay Cabinet member
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Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg as transport secy; ex-South Bend mayor to be first openly gay Cabinet member

Buttigieg, the former Democratic presidential rival of Joe Biden, is expected add a youthful dynamic to an incoming administration dominated by leaders with decades of Washington experience