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Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot
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Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot

Jun 4th 2021, 6:42 AM 23,273 Views 36 Comments

Angry Trump supporters broke into the building on 6 January, with some chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’.

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
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Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back

Mar 16th 2021, 7:50 AM 5,795 Views 6 Comments

Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'
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House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'

Mar 4th 2021, 7:04 AM 21,697 Views 17 Comments

The warning was prompted by intelligence about an unnamed militia group.

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
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Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot

Feb 15th 2021, 10:41 PM 14,805 Views 69 Comments

The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
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Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

Jan 18th 2021, 4:36 PM 16,040 Views 10 Comments

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
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National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration

Jan 18th 2021, 2:03 PM 15,016 Views 52 Comments

About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.

Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol
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Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol

Jan 15th 2021, 12:37 PM 22,261 Views 1 Comment

The filing gives further insight into the FBI probe on the day of chaos at the center of American democracy.

Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
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Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?

Jan 12th 2021, 4:07 PM 26,253 Views 44 Comments

Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
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US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 118,443 Views 160 Comments
  • A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
  • A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
  • Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say
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US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say

Jan 11th 2021, 11:49 AM 16,336 Views 27 Comments

The FBI is investigating whether some of the rioters had plans to kidnap members of congress and hold them hostage.

'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
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'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media

Jan 7th 2021, 5:18 PM 24,886 Views 0 Comments

Videos from inside the Capitol showing police taking selfies with protestors have been verified.

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
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Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,662 Views 56 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
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'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,140 Views 67 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
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US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning

Jan 7th 2021, 10:06 AM 21,642 Views 32 Comments

Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.

US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building
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US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:35 AM 67,379 Views 129 Comments
  • Trump said he will facilitate "an orderly transition", but will also continue to fight the election result.
  • Some Republicans raised objections to accepting votes from states like Arizona and Pennsylvania, but overwhelmingly lost those votes.
  • At least three Republican senators said they were now accepting electoral votes after the Capitol Hill riot.
Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos
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Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos

Jan 7th 2021, 7:24 AM 53,421 Views 73 Comments

The Washington police chief did not link the deaths from medical emergencies to the violence.

As it happened: 'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building From TheJournal.ie
Live Jan 7th 2021, 3:33 AM

As it happened: 'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building

  • Building declared secure by officials.
  • Curfew in effect in DC.
  • Woman dies after being shot during riot.
  • Police chief says 13 people arrested.
  • Trump told supporters to 'remember this day forever!'
Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside
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Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside

Apr 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 23,538 Views 25 Comments

He said he was just delivering the mail.

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired
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US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired

Apr 11th 2015, 7:29 PM 34,657 Views 32 Comments

Police said a suspicious package was found.

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?
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Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,474 Views 38 Comments

TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration
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Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration

Jan 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 4,432 Views 4 Comments

The US president was officially sworn-in for a second term yesterday but a public event will take place in Washington today.

Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol
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Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol

Feb 17th 2012, 7:18 PM 4,490 Views 58 Comments

The man was reportedly carrying a vest filled with deactivated explosives.

Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot
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Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot

Sep 29th 2011, 8:21 AM 172 Views 0 Comments

The Massachusetts man was arrested following an undercover FBI operation.