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 2021-01-27 10:05 

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GOP largely sides against holding Trump impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON — All but five Senate Republicans voted in favor of an effort to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial on Tuesday, making clear a conviction of the former president for "incitement of insurrection" after the...

 2021-01-26 10:05 

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Commentary: Biden is right to keep Christopher Wray as FBI director...

President Joe Biden has let it be known that he will retain Christopher A. Wray, one of President Donald Trump's appointees, as director of the FBI. It's a wise decision....

 2021-01-23 10:05 

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Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8, the first time a former president will face such charges after leaving office....

 2021-01-21 10:05 

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On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the cor...

 2021-01-20 18:43 

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Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter divisions in the country he led for four years....

 2021-01-20 01:53 

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EXPLAINER: Can Trump be impeached after leaving office?...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump might argue the calendar is his friend when it comes to a second impeachment trial....

 2021-01-20 01:42 

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US virus deaths top 400,000...

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus "totally under control."...

 2021-01-18 10:05 

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Editorial: Turn the page...

President Donald Trump leaves office in less than a week. What we need in those days, and beyond, is not more drama....

 2021-01-18 10:05 

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Democrats build impeachment case, alleging 'dangerous crime'...

WASHINGTON — The lead prosecutor for President Donald Trump's historic second impeachment began building his case for conviction at trial, asserting on Sunday that Trump's incitement of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was "the most...

 2021-01-17 10:05 

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Law enforcement on watch for armed protests...

Hawaii law enforcement officials are on watch following an FBI warning that extremists who support President Donald Trump could stage armed protests in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals when President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated Wednesday....

 2021-01-16 10:05 

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Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it 'vote of conscience'...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden's inauguration, and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is telling senators their decision on whether to convict the outgoing president over the C...

 2021-01-14 20:05 

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Trump impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial could begin on Inauguration Day, just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office in an ever-more-extraordinary end to the defeated president's tenure in the White House....

 2021-01-14 10:05 

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Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in off...

 2021-01-13 21:40 

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Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days i...

 2021-01-13 19:45 

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McConnell won't call Senate back for Trump impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday rejected a Democratic attempt to swiftly call the Senate into emergency session to hold an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, all but assuring that those proceedings won't occur...

 2021-01-13 10:05 

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House races to oust Trump; he blames accusers for US 'anger'...

The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the "trem...

 2021-01-12 20:02 

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Trump takes no responsibility for riot, visits Texas...

ALAMO, Texas — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while the...

 2021-01-12 10:05 

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PGA Championship leaving Trump National in '22 tournament...

KAPALUA, Maui — The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship event away from his New Jersey golf course next year....

 2021-01-12 10:05 

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House speeding to impeach Trump for Capitol 'insurrection'...

WASHINGTON — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly in an extraordinary effort to ...

 2021-01-12 00:00 

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Republicans block House resolution calling on Pence to remove Trump over Capitol riot...

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Monday blocked Democrats from enacting a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office as Democrats forged ahead with plans to impeach the pre...

 2021-01-11 20:35 

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Dems prepare 'insurrection incitement' charge against Trump...

WASHINGTON — Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Donald Trump from office, pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act first in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his pr...

 2021-01-11 20:35 

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Who were they? Records reveal Trump fans who stormed Capitol...

WASHINGTON — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the congressional certification of Democrat Joe Biden as the victor...

 2021-01-11 10:05 

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'We're here to support freedom': Local Trump supporters remain faithful...

About 20 supporters of President Donald Trump took to the streets again Saturday following Wednesday's events at the U.S. Capitol, displaying flags and waving to passing motorists at the corner of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Palani Road in Kailua-Kona...

 2021-01-11 10:05 

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Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust him...

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump as she pushes the vice president and the Cabinet to invoke constitutional authority force him out, warning that Trump is a ...

 2021-01-11 10:05 

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Trump orders US flags at half-mast for fallen Capitol officers...

The White House lowered its U.S. flag to half-staff on Sunday, three days after a police officer died from injuries suffered while fending off supporters of President Donald Trump who stormed the Capitol building....

 2021-01-10 10:05 

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Top Republican says Trump committed 'impeachable offenses'...

WASHINGTON — Democrats' momentum for a fresh drive to quickly impeach outgoing President Donald Trump gained support Saturday, and a top Republican said the president's role in the deadly riot at the Capitol by a violent mob of Trump support...

 2021-01-10 10:05 

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Squelched by Twitter, Trump seeks new online megaphone...

BOSTON — One Twitter wag joked about lights flickering on and off at the White House being Donald Trump signaling to his followers in Morse code after Twitter and Facebook squelched the president for inciting rebellion....

 2021-01-09 10:05 

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Democrats plan lightning Trump impeachment, want him out now...

WASHINGTON — Warnings flashing, Democrats in Congress laid plans Friday for swift impeachment of President Donald Trump, demanding decisive, immediate action to ensure the commander in chief can't add to the damage they say he's inflicted or...

 2021-01-09 10:05 

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Biden calls Trump 'unfit' but doesn't endorse impeachment...

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden said Friday that President Donald Trump isn't "fit for the job," but he repeatedly refused to endorse growing Democratic calls to impeach him a second time....

 2021-01-09 10:05 

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Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of violent incitement...

Twitter banned President Donald Trump's account Friday, citing "the risk of further incitement of violence" following the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday....

 2021-01-08 20:15 

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President Trump won't attend Joe Biden's inauguration...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will skip President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20, undercutting his message a day earlier that he would work to ensure a "smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power."...

 2021-01-08 20:15 

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Pelosi seeks to curb Trump's nuclear power, plans to impeach...

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she has spoken to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff about preventing an "unhinged" President Donald Trump from ordering military actions including a possible nuclear strike in his f...

 2021-01-08 10:05 

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Capitol Police rejected offers of federal help to quell mob...

WASHINGTON — Three days before supporters of President Donald Trump rioted at the Capitol, the Pentagon asked the U.S Capitol Police if it needed National Guard manpower. And as the mob descended on the building Wednesday, Justice Department leaders...

 2021-01-08 10:05 

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Social platforms flex their power, lock down Trump accounts...

After years of treating President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram are silencing his social media accounts for the rest of his presidency. The move, which many called long overdue following Wednesday'...

 2021-01-08 10:05 

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Hawaii congressional delegation joins calls for president's removal from office...

Hawaii's congressional delegation joined in the calls for President Donald Trump to be removed from office following upheaval Wednesday in Washington, D.C....

 2021-01-07 19:30 

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Biden win confirmed...

WASHINGTON — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America's presidential election,...

 2021-01-07 19:05 

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Social platforms flex their power, lock down Trump accounts...

After years of treating President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram are silencing his social media accounts for the rest of his presidency. The move, which many called long overdue following Wednesday'...

 2021-01-07 10:05 

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Hawaii delegation reacts to storming of US Capitol...

Three days after U.S. Rep. Kai Kahele was sworn in as a member of the 117th Congress, the Hilo Democrat found himself in Washington, D.C., as an angry mob, encouraged by President Donald Trump, stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to thwart a peaceful t...

 2021-01-07 07:05 

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Pro-Trump mob breaches US Capitol in bid to overturn election...

WASHINGTON — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep De...

 2021-01-06 22:05 

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Statehouses evacuate amid protests in support of Trump...

Protesters who back President Donald Trump massed outside statehouses from Georgia to New Mexico on Wednesday, leading to some evacuations as cheers rang out in reaction to the news that pro-Trump demonstrators had stormed the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-01-06 10:05 

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Hundreds of Trump supporters flock to DC ahead of vote...

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump descended on the nation's capital Tuesday to cheer his baseless claims of election fraud a day before a congressional vote to affirm Joe Biden's victory....

 2021-01-04 20:35 

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GA election officials reject Trump call to 'find' more votes...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pressured Georgia's Republican secretary of state to "find" enough votes to overturn Joe Biden's win in the state's presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raisin...

 2021-01-04 10:05 

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Congress opens new session as virus, Biden's win dominate...

WASHINGTON — Congress convened Sunday for the start of a new session, swearing in lawmakers during a tumultuous period as a growing number of Republicans work to overturn Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump and the coronavirus surges...

 2021-01-03 10:05 

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More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win...

WASHINGTON — A growing number of Republican lawmakers are joining President Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn the election, pledging to reject the results when Congress meets next week to count the Electoral College votes and certi...

 2021-01-02 10:05 

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In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of defense bill...

WASHINGTON — Congress on Friday overrode President Donald Trump's veto of a defense policy bill, a first by lawmakers since he took office nearly four years ago, ensuring that the measure becomes law....

 2021-01-02 10:05 

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GOP torn over Trump's Electoral College challenge of Biden...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's extraordinary challenge of his election defeat by President-elect Joe Biden is becoming a defining moment for the Republican Party before next week's joint session of Congress to confirm the Electoral Co...

 2021-01-01 10:05 

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Commentary: Trump was right to bring troops home from Afghanistan. Biden should finish the job...

When President Donald Trump took office in 2017, the war in Afghanistan was 16 years old. The original mission, meant to punish the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks and their Taliban enablers, was long since completed, but the Taliban held or contested 45...

 2020-12-31 19:05 

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Census Bureau to miss deadline, jeopardizing Trump plan...

The Census Bureau plans to announce it will miss a year-end deadline for handing in numbers used for divvying up congressional seats, a delay that could undermine President Donald Trump's efforts to exclude people in the country illegally from the cou...

 2020-12-31 10:05 

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Trump push on $2K checks flops as GOP-led Senate won't vote...

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell all but shut the door Wednesday on President Donald Trump's push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks, declaring Congress has provided enough pandemic aid as he blocked another attempt by Democrat...

 2020-12-30 19:55 

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Trump's $2,000 checks all but dead as GOP Senate refuses aid...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks was all but dead Wednesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed an alternative approach of loading up the bill with other White House priorities that appe...

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