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Trump prepares to offer clemency to more than 100 people in his final hours in office

January 19, 2021
Josh Dawsey, Carol D. Leonnig, Rosalind S. Helderman | The Washington Post
President Trump is preparing to pardon or commute the sentences of more than 100 people in his final hours in office, decisions that are expected to be announced Tuesday, according to two people familiar with the discussions, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe the plans.
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Biden plans 10-day blitz to reverse controversial Trump policies

January 19, 2021
Weijia Jiang | CBS News
When President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office Wednesday, he plans to reverse some of the Trump administration's most controversial policy decisions — and will reach out to those who did not vote for him.
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U.S. files conspiracy charge against Oath Keeper leader in alleged plot against the Capitol

January 19, 2021
Devlin Barrett, Tom Jackman, Spencer S. Hsu | The Washington Post
U.S. authorities have leveled the first conspiracy charge against an apparent leader of an extremist group in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, arresting an alleged Oath Keeper who is accused of plotting to disrupt the electoral vote confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and proposing further assaults on state capitols.
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What’s Next As President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Nears

January 15, 2021
President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice. This was the most bipartisan impeachment in history, but still only 10 House Republicans voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment. The panel discusses how the nation is bracing for both the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden as well as a second Trump impeachment trial, the emotional and political wreckage from the Capitol, and what comes next as President-Elect Biden’s term in office approaches. Yamiche Alcindor of the PBS NewsHour guest moderates.

President Donald Trump’s Second Impeachment & A Nation on Edge

January 15, 2021
President Trump is now the first United States president to be impeached twice. This was the most bipartisan impeachment in history, but still only 10 House Republicans voted in favor of Trump’s impeachment. The panel discusses how the nation is bracing for both the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden as well as a second Trump impeachment trial, the emotional and political wreckage from the Capitol, and what comes next as President-Elect Biden’s term in office approaches. Yamiche Alcindor of the PBS NewsHour guest moderates.
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Trump is impeached, again, with the country even more at war over his presidency

January 14, 2021
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
President Trump fixed a place in history once again Wednesday as the first president to be twice impeached. But the background and circumstances of this latest rebuke are likely to be remembered as much as or more than the vote itself — set against a country seething with anger and with the streets of the capital patrolled by thousands of troops ahead of the coming transfer of power.
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Under Heavy Pressure, Trump Releases Video Condemning Capitol Siege

January 14, 2021
Maggie Haberman, Michael Schmidt | The New York Times
Under heavy pressure from his advisers, President Trump on Wednesday released a five-minute video recorded in the Oval Office condemning last week’s mob violence at the Capitol and urging his supporters to stand down from further rioting next week.
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Several senior Republicans join impeachment push

January 13, 2021
Josh Dawsey, Mike DeBonis, , Seung Min Kim | The Washington Post
The push for an unprecedented second impeachment of President Trump took a dramatic bipartisan turn Tuesday, as several senior House Republicans joined the Democratic effort to remove Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week and the White House braced for more defections.
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