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‘No one took us seriously’: Black cops warned about racist Capitol police for years

Allegations of racism against the Capitol Police are nothing new: Over 250 Black cops have sued the department since 2001. Some of those former officers now say it’s no surprise white nationalists were able to storm the building

Trump impeached for ‘inciting’ US Capitol riot

In historic vote, Trump becomes first US president to be impeached a second time for inciting mob that attacked the Capitol

The last Trump?

US President Donald Trump may have less than a fortnight left in office, but he’s not done yet — he may well be remembered for destroying the Republican party

Twitter, Facebook freeze Trump’s accounts after Congress assault

Facebook also said it would search for and remove content which praised the storming of the Capitol or encouraged the violence

Insurrectionist mob storms US Capitol as Trump is accused of ‘coup’

Egged on in an extraordinary rally across town by an aggrieved Trump, a flag-waving mob broke down barricades outside the Capitol and swarmed inside, rampaging through offices and onto the usually solemn legislative floors

Mueller criticised Barr’s depiction of Russia probe: reports

Mueller reportedly complained that Barr’s letter did not capture ‘context’ of Trump probe

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