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Rep. Jim Clyburn says Donald Trump ought to be impeached



​Rep. Jim Clyburn on Wednesday stated the Home should impeach President Trump for “inciting” his supporters to storm the US Capitol final week and will by no means be capable of maintain energy once more.

“This risk should be extinguished instantly. The president should be impeached and convicted, and he should be prevented from ever making an attempt to grab energy once more,” the South Carolina Democrat stated on the Home ground because the members debated Trump’s impeachment.

Clyburn recalled how the rioters rampaged the Capitol final Wednesday as a joint-session of Congress gathered to certify the Electoral School outcomes for President-elect Joe Biden.

“This president refused to simply accept these outcomes. As an alternative, he sought to overturn them by inciting a violent revolt,” he stated. “However we weren’t deterred from doing our constitutional obligation.”

Clyburn went on to say democracy is constructed on the peaceable switch of energy from one administration to a different, noting how then-Vice President Al Gore presided over the certification of the Electoral School vote for George W. Bush after the contentious 2000 election, and the way former Vice President Biden did the identical for Trump after the 2016 election.

He stated the certification is a “very important a part of the switch of energy, not the competition for energy.”

“This president’s refusal to take part within the peaceable switch of energy and his position in inciting final week’s violence is a risk to our Structure and democracy. This risk should be extinguished instantly,” Clyburn stated.

Jim Clyburn said the House must impeach President Trump for "inciting" his supporters to storm the US Capitol.
Jim Clyburn stated the Home should impeach President Trump for “inciting” his supporters to storm the US Capitol.
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If the Home impeaches Trump, it might go to Senate for a trial.

However with every week left within the president’s time period, Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell confirmed Tuesday {that a} trial wouldn’t happen till after Trump leaves workplace.


Therese Duke, Massachusetts mom punched at DC rally, loses job



The punched Massachusetts nurse who went viral after her teenage daughter publicly shamed her for being at a violent pro-President Trump rally has now lost her job of 15 years — and fears she’ll never get another.

Therese Duke told the Boston Herald she was innocently “looking for a place to eat” in Washington, DC, with “like-minded” Trump supporters when they were accosted by counter-protesters near the White House.

The melee on Jan. 5 — the night before rioters stormed the Capitol — saw her getting punched in the face, with her sister getting arrested for retaliating on the alleged attacker.

“I did nothing wrong,” Duke insisted to the Herald. “I was the one who was assaulted.”

She soon went viral, however, when her 18-year-old daughter, Helena Duke, mocked her as she identified her as being the woman in a video now seen more than 12 million times.

“Hi mom remember the time you told me I shouldn’t go to BLM protests bc they could get violent…this you?” her daughter asked.

The nurse said that since then she has been “getting threats” and UMass Memorial Health Care confirmed online that she is “no longer a part of our organization.”

Therese Duke was punched by a security guard at a DC rally.
Therese Duke was punched by a security guard at a DC rally.

Duke said she felt “forced” to resign from her job of 15 years, although the Herald noted that in an online fundraiser she had admitted she had been “relieved from my employment pending an investigation.”

She now fears her notoriety will crush her chances of finding new work.

“Anybody can Google me,” she told the Herald. “Nobody will hire me.”

Duke defended traveling to DC to “support Donald Trump and prevent communism and socialism,” calling it “a last-ditch effort to show support because we know the vote was stolen.”

She believed “no one wanted violence” and stressed that none of her group were involved in the next day’s riots or storming of the Capitol.

Her daughter now feels “some guilt” at what has happened to her mom after she exposed her, but also feels that she “should be held accountable for her actions.”

“Her saying she did absolutely nothing wrong is appalling to me,” the daughter told the Herald.

UMass Memorial told the paper that it does not comment on personnel matters. A spokesman said, “Advocacy and/or, protest outside of work that do not violate our policies and standards of respect are not grounds for employee discipline.”

The woman IDed as Duke’s puncher, law enforcement officer Ashanti Smith, was arrested and charged with simple assault. She pleaded not guilty during an arraignment that same day, court records show, claiming it was self-defense.

Duke’s sister, Anne Lorenz, was arrested and charged with assaulting a law enforcement officer for allegedly punching Smith twice, according to a police report obtained by the Herald. She pleaded not guilty during an arraignment on Jan. 6, the paper said.

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Texas household who misplaced odor attributable to COVID narrowly escapes hearth



A Texas household battling coronavirus was in a position to safely escape a home hearth — although most of them had been unable to odor the smoke, in response to a report.

Bianca Rivera, 17, was the one one within the family who might odor one thing was flawed as flames engulfed the house Friday in Waco, information station KWTX reported.

“I began smelling burnt plastic, and that’s once I received extra alert and ran outdoors of my room,” Rivera advised the information station. “I couldn’t even move the hallway as a result of it was stuffed with a lot smoke.”

Rivera had not come down with coronavirus, however her three different family had been sick with it and had misplaced their sense of odor.

She alerted the others to the hearth after which rushed them outdoors of the home, KWTX reported.

“I knew I needed to wake everybody up,” she mentioned. “I opened the again door and I received everybody out one after the other.”

Bianca Rivera's family home in Waco, Texas
Bianca Rivera’s household house in Waco, Texas was ravaged by a fireplace.

Rivera mentioned on the time that she wasn’t desirous about whether or not she was “going to get damage or I used to be going to get burned so long as I received them out protected and sound.”

“I simply needed to get everybody else protected and alive. That’s all I needed… I don’t actually matter myself a hero,” she advised KWTX.

The teenager was in a position to get out the household and their 4 canine however their house was destroyed within the hearth, the outlet reported.

No trigger for the hearth has been launched.

“This household is fortunate to be alive. ⁦⁦@WacoTXFire want to remind everybody to be sure you have working smoke alarms in your house,” the hearth company wrote on Twitter.

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Kamala Harris will resign Senate seat on Monday



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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday – two days earlier than she and President-elect Joe Biden are sworn in on Inauguration Day.

Harris’ stepping down will permit California Gov. Gavin Newsom to nominate Alex Padilla, a Democrat who serves as secretary of state, to fill the ultimate two years of her vacated place.

“She’s notified Governor Newsom, and has despatched her formal indication that she will probably be resigning. After which she’s going to make a proper announcement on Monday,” mentioned a Harris aide, The Hill reported on Sunday.

Padilla will turn out to be the primary Latino senator from the Golden State.

Harris won’t give a farewell speech on the Senate flooring as a result of the chamber isn’t anticipated to convene till Tuesday.

As vp, Harris will probably be poised to solid any tie-breaking votes within the Senate that will probably be cut up 50-50 after Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock are seated within the chamber.

They defeated incumbent GOP Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a extremely contested Senate runoff election in Georgia earlier this month.

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