PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:47 AM IST
Former President Donald Trump has opened an office that will “advance the interests of the United States and to carry on the agenda” of his administration, according to a statement released Monday night.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:00 AM IST
Arguments in the Senate trial will begin the week of Feb. 8, and the case against Trump, the first former president to face impeachment trial, will test a political party still sorting itself out for the post-Trump era.
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The contrasting cases highlight the dilemma faced by police departments nationwide as they review the behavior of dozens of officers who were in Washington the day of the riot by supporters of President Donald Trump.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:21 AM IST
Garret Miller, who is from the Dallas suburb of Richardson, was arrested Friday after being named in a five-count federal complaint.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:28 PM IST
Many members of Congress, noting that many of the troops came from their constituencies, voiced outrage.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 09:38 AM IST
Trump will remain suspended while the board, a recently created body that can overrule the company's decisions on content, reviews the decision.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni, Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 06:13 AM IST
Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th president of the United States. He takes charge in a deeply divided nation, inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 02:45 PM IST
“We’re not taking any chances. Anything that’s flagged is brought to the attention of the command,” Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Rath Hoffman said.
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Security was stepped up in recent days after the FBI warned of the potential for armed protests in Washington and at all 50 state capitol buildings ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:43 AM IST
Officers from the federal Bureau of Prisons patrolled the sidewalks along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, which connects the White House and Capitol Hill, the scene of chaos on Jan. 6.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:13 AM IST
The nationwide security scramble followed the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol by a mix of extremists and Trump supporters, some of whom called for the death of Vice President Mike Pence as he presided over the certification of Biden's election victory.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:08 AM IST
Wesley Allen Beeler, of Virginia, was taken into custody after police found him with a handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition, shotgun shells and a magazine for the gun, according to a police report obtained by AFP.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:55 AM IST
At least four members of US Congress -- including Democratic leaders Pramila Jayapal, Brad Schneider and Bonnie Watson Coleman -- have tested positive for Covid-19 since the Capitol attack by Trump's supporters which left five people dead.
By Yashwant Raj, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:39 AM IST
Democrats have alleged that rioters were given advance tours of the US Capitol ahead of the attack by some Republicans. How else, they have argued, could the rioters know their way around, reaching office rooms deep inside the building.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:04 AM IST
Podcasting “plays a particularly outsized role” in propagating white supremacy, said a 2018 report from the Anti-Defamation League. Podcasting lets extremists expound on their ideas for hours at a time, said Oren Segal of ADL’s Center on Extremism.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:09 AM IST
The FBI detailed its investigation in a memo sent to the private sector and others on Friday, the New York Times reported.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:00 AM IST
Barnett is charged with unlawfully entering a restricted area with a lethal weapon — in this case, a stun gun. Barnett also is charged with disorderly conduct and theft of public property.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:49 AM IST
"If in fact it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to this insurrection, if they aided and abetted the crimes, there may have to be actions taken beyond the Congress, in terms of prosecution for that," Pelosi said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:40 AM IST
The social media giant will also restrict some features for US users based on signals like repeatedly violating the company’s policies.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 01:40 PM IST
The week before Joe Biden’s inauguration, downtown Washington looks like a city preparing for war.
By hindustantimes.com | PTI, New York
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 12:12 PM IST
Michael Sherwin, acting US attorney for DC, has said “all options are on the table,” including sedition charges, against the Capitol invaders.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Trump is likely to argue at trial that his remarks were free speech protected by the Constitution's First Amendment and that, while he told supporters to "fight," he did not intend it as a literal call to violence.
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 11:43 AM IST
The FBI has warned that armed protests by violent Trump supporters were being planned in all 50 state capitals as well as in Washington for the days leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 07:31 AM IST
The city at the heart of US democracy has been a shadow of itself during pandemic shutdowns, but now it is also under heavy guard after the January 6 deadly attack by Trump supporters on the Congress building.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:02 PM IST
House impeachment of Trump would not immediately remove him from office but would set up a trial in the Republican-controlled Senate.
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 06:00 AM IST
"Now is the time for our nation to heal and it is time for peace and for calm," Trump said during a visit to Alamo, Texas.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 01:54 PM IST
The former First Lady said what happened in Capitol on Wednesday is cause for grief and outrage and it "should not be cause for shock".
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 07:19 AM IST
QAnon backers have pushed conspiracies on social media based on web postings from the anonymous "Q," citing insider knowledge of US President Donald Trump's administration.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:39 PM IST
The insurrectionist mob that showed up at the president’s behest and stormed the US Capitol was overwhelmingly made up of longtime Trump supporters.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:02 PM IST
The bar association said in a statement that Rudy Giuliani’s words “quite clearly were intended to encourage Trump supporters unhappy with the election’s outcome to take matters into their own hands.", adding that it has opened an inquiry into whether Giuliani should remain a member.