February 27, 2021

Category: EastBayTimes

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The Latest: Trump defense team expects to take a day or less

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former President Donald Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial (all times local): 2 p.m. Lawyers for former president Donald Trump are planning to begin and wrap up their defense in his impeachment trial in less than a day, using far fewer than their allotted argument hours. That’s according to his […]

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Rioters acted on Trump’s ‘orders,’ Democrats say in trial

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats prosecuting Donald Trump’s impeachment said Thursday the Capitol invaders believed they were acting on “the president’s orders” and reflected his violent rhetoric when they set out to storm the building and stop the joint session of Congress that was […]

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DoJ: Oath Keepers leader waited for Trump’s signal

By Katelyn Polantz | CNN The Justice Department is now making clear that a leader among the Oath Keepers paramilitary group — who planned and led others in the US Capitol siege to attempt to stop the Biden presidency — believed she was responding to the call from then-President Donald Trump himself. “As the inauguration […]

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