Stories tagged: "Trump"


A protester screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Domestic Terrorists Say Trump’s Rhetoric Led to the Capitol Insurrection

In the days since the insurrection at the Capitol, many of those arrested and charged for their roles have said they were simply following Trump’s orders.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08: Bill Zawacki carries a banner that reads "impeach" near the U.S. Capitol Building, two days after a pro-Trump mob broke into the building on January 08, 2021 in Washington, DC. Democratic congressional leaders threatened to impeach President Donald Trump for encouraging the mob that stormed the Capitol Building. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Impeachment 2.0 Means Trump May Actually Get Removed (Or Barred) From Office

The second time around, Democrats could proposed preventing Trump from ever holding federal office again.

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Biden Could Save Taxpayers $2.6 Billion if He Pulls the Plug on Border Wall

When the president-elect assumes office, his administration will be allowed to terminate or modify contracts with the construction firms building the wall.

The 'Million MAGA March' saw 10-15,000 Trump supporters including far-right extremists groups, such as the Proud Boys, Patriot Front and others marching together in Washington D.C. on November 14, 2020 (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Trump’s Election Loss Temper Tantrum Is Stoking The Fires of Right-Wing Violence

State election officials and local health and school boards are the latest targets of threats and intimidation.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 24: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the press in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump made brief remarks about the stock market hitting 30,000. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
What Trump Can and Can’t Do With Presidential Pardons

Presidential pardons technically only apply to federal crime--meaning state charges against Trump and his family could go on.

President Donald Trump looks on during a ceremony presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to wrestler Dan Gable in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on December 7, 2020.  (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
All the Ways Trump Is Trying to Burn Down the House Before Leaving

Unlike past administrations, Trump and his staff are pushing through major policy changes that could make life harder for President-elect Biden.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 26: President Donald Trump (Photo by Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images)
Trump Heads to Georgia in the Midst of GOP Civil War

It's not clear if the president's continued lies about a "rigged" election will help or hurt GOP efforts to get voters to turn out for the Jan. 5 run-off.