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US police weigh officer discipline after rally, Capitol riot

For two Virginia police officers who posed for a photo during the deadly US Capitol insurrection, the reckoning has been swift and public.

Divisions harden in Senate as it prepares to receive impeachment article

Lawmakers on Sunday burrowed into dueling positions over the impending impeachment trial of former president Trump, deepening the schisms in an already divided Senate a day before the House will deliver its charge to lawmakers there.

Romney says he thinks Senate impeachment trial of Trump is constitutional, important for unity

Mitt Romney said Sunday that he believes that an impeachment trial in the US Senate of former president Trump is constitutional, and it is important for “truth and justice.”

GOP Representative McCarthy says ‘everyone across this country has some responsibility’ for Capitol riot

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy clarified his stance on whether then-President Donald J. Trump was responsible for the inciting the riot on Jan. 6.

Pennsylvania lawmaker reportedly played key role in Trump’s plot to oust acting attorney general

Representative Scott Perry first made then-President Donald Trump aware that Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark was sympathetic to Trump’s baseless view that the election had been stolen.

Schumer says alleged Trump plot to remove acting attorney general is ‘unconscionable,’ calls for investigation

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke out on Saturday against the alleged plan by then-President Donald J. Trump to remove acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen this month, calling it “attempted sedition.”

FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted ‘Assassinate AOC’

A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the US Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to assassinate Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

Biden seeks to define his presidency by an early emphasis on equity

In his first days in office, President Joe Biden has devoted more attention to issues of racial equity than any new president since Lyndon B. Johnson, a focus that has cheered civil rights activists and drawn early criticism from conservatives.