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9:40 PM ET, January 13, 2021

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Washington Post:
Trump is isolated and angry at aides for failing to defend him as he is impeached again  —  When Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president ever impeached twice in a bipartisan rebuke, he did so as a leader increasingly isolated, sullen and vengeful.
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CNN:
Trump releases video calling for calm but doesn't mention impeachment  —  Washington (CNN)On the day he was impeached for a history-making second time, President Donald Trump lacked a comprehensive legal strategy, had nothing on his public schedule and was without his preferred social media methods …
Ramesh Ponnuru / National Review:
The ‘Late Impeachment’ Question  —  Precedent and purpose cut against the argument that the Constitution bars lawmakers from holding an impeachment trial after Trump leaves office.  —  ichael Luttig is an estimable conservative legal thinker who used to be a federal judge.
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Matthew Continetti / National Review:
Try Him Now  —  One week after he fomented a mob that stormed the Capitol …
National Review:
An Impeachable Offense  —  T  —  here is no doubt that Donald Trump has committed an impeachable offense.
Emmanuel Felton / BuzzFeed News:
Capitol Police Officers Say They Wouldn't Be Surprised If Members Of Congress Helped Plan The Attack  —  After seeing one of their colleagues killed last Wednesday, Capitol Police officers are angry that Republican members of Congress refuse to submit to the security changes put in place since then …
U.S. Department of Justice:
Two Off-Duty Virginia Police Officers Charged in Federal Court Following Events at the U.S. Capitol  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Two off-duty Rocky Mount, Virginia police officers were charged yesterday in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.
Discussion: WAVY-TV and WOWK-TV
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Ryan J. Reilly / HuffPost:
Feds Charge 2 Trump-Loving Cops Who Took A Selfie During Attack On U.S. Capitol  —  Thomas Robertson and Jacob Fracker took a photograph of themselves during an insurrection and bragged about their exploits on social media.  —  Federal authorities have arrested and charged two Virginia police officers …
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Trump calls on Americans, Big Tech to help ensure peaceful transition: ‘NO violence’  —  Trump's statement comes as House debates impeachment, days before Biden inauguration  —  Democrats' rush to remove Trump from office is ‘political theatre’: Rep. Van Duyne
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Liz Peek / The Hill:
Twitter trashes conservatives as @Jack gloats — this won't end well for Twitter
Discussion: New Yorker, WHTM-TV and Vanity Fair
Associated Press:
Ex.-Michigan Gov. Snyder charged in Flint water crisis  —  LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday with willful neglect of duty stemming from an investigation of ruinous decisions that left Flint with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.
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Kris Maher / Wall Street Journal:
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Charged With Willful Neglect of Duty Over Flint Water Crisis  —  Governor has been criticized for a 2014 decision by an appointee to switch the source of the city's water, leading to lead contamination  —  Michigan prosecutors investigating …
Discussion: New York Times and Rolling Stone
Juliegrace Brufke / The Hill:
Jordan calls on Cheney to step down from House leadership  —  Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is calling on House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (Wyo.) to be removed from leadership for announcing her plans to vote to impeach President Trump for inciting last week's riot at the Capitol.
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ABC News:
Here are all of the House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump
New York Times:
Proud Boys Supporter With 1,000 Rifle Rounds Made Threats, U.S. Says  —  Prosecutors said Eduard Florea threatened violence against the Rev. Raphael Warnock in online messages on the day of the Capitol riot.  —  A Queens man who told federal agents he wanted to join the far-right Proud Boys group …
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Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
McConnell says he's undecided on whether to vote to convict Trump  —  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) sent a note to Republican colleagues Wednesday afternoon informing them that he remains undecided on whether to convict President Trump on an article of impeachment expected to be passed by the House.
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Benjamin Din / Politico:
Pelosi signs article of impeachment
Politico:
National Guardsmen briefed on IED threat to Capitol  —  National Guard units are being told to prepare for the possibility that improvised explosive devices will be used by individuals plotting to attack the Capitol in the days surrounding the Inauguration, according to two Guardsmen briefed this week.
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West Sider / West Side Rag:
Jerry Nadler Brought a Zabar's Bag Into the Impeachment Hearing; Here's What Was In It  —  A blurry screenshot of a screenshot of C-Span shows the evidence.  —  Congressman Jerry Nadler is a leader in the latest impeachment of President Trump.  And as he entered the House floor on Wednesday …
CNN:
Top White House adviser Hicks no longer works at the White House, a previously planned departure  —  Who is Hope Hicks?  (2020)  —  (CNN)Hope Hicks' last day in the White House was Tuesday, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN, a final departure planned before the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Scoop: Snapchat will permanently ban Trump's account  —  Snapchat will permanently ban President Trump's account on Jan. 20, Axios has learned, after locking it indefinitely last week following the Capitol siege.  —  Why it matters: The Trump campaign and digital team relied on Snapchat …
Politico:
Dems demand details of ‘suspicious’ Capitol visitors day before attack  —  More than 30 House Democrats are demanding information from Capitol security officials about “suspicious” visitors at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 5 — a day before violent insurrectionists swarmed the building …
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Barbara Sprunt / NPR:
Rep. Tim Ryan: Probe Underway On Whether Members Gave Capitol Tours To Rioters
Elizabeth Culliford / Reuters:
Exclusive: Parler CEO says social media app, favored by Trump supporters, may not return  —  (Reuters) - Social media platform Parler, which has gone dark after being cut off by major service providers that accused the app of failing to police violent content, may never get back online, said its CEO John Matze.
David Brand / Queens News:
Queens man impeached — again  —  A Queens-born real estate developer made history Wednesday when he became the first U.S. president ever impeached twice by the House of Representatives.  —  Donald Trump, a 74-year-old lame duck Republican, is accused of inciting a lethal mob of far-right supporters …
Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
The Jolt: Election deniers in state Senate stripped of chairmanships  —  By Jim Galloway - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Greg Bluestein - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tia Mitchell - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Patricia Murphy - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  —  It's payback time.
Discussion: The Hill and Bloomberg
Hamed Aleaziz / BuzzFeed News:
ICE's Latest Leader Has Resigned After Just Two Weeks On The Job  —  The acting leader of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement abruptly resigned on Wednesday, just two weeks into the job after the agency's previous director also stepped down unexpectedly in December, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Sen. Josh Hawley / Southeast Missourian:
Guest column: Sen. Josh Hawley responds to critics: ‘Why I objected’  —  Last week I objected during the Joint Session count of electoral votes in order to have a debate on the issue of election integrity.  My objection proceeded according to the letter of the statute, which specifically permits …
Allan Smith / NBC News:
Republicans continue to defy metal detectors as Capitol security ramps up … House Republicans on Wednesday defied the newly installed metal detectors at the entrance to the chamber for the second day in a row ahead of the vote on whether to impeach President Donald Trump.
Berkeley Lovelace Jr / CNBC:
J&J's one-shot Covid vaccine is safe and generates promising immune response in early trial  — J&J scientists randomly assigned healthy adults between the ages of 18 and 55 and those 65 and older to receive a high or low dose of its vaccine — called Ad26.COV2.S — or a placebo.
Cameron Joseph / VICE:
Pro-Trump Rally Organizer Name-Checks Theory Pushed by Violent Extremists  —  Ali Alexander denies that he was agreeing with advocates for violent social collapse, saying the statement was made in the “context of technology.”  —  CJ  —  The top organizer for last Wednesday's Stop the Steal rally …
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
New York Post to Staff: Stay Away From CNN, MSNBC, New York Times and Washington Post  —  As the Murdoch tabloid navigates a fraught political moment, high-level editors instructed reporters not to base articles on reporting by four news outlets that President Trump has falsely labeled “fake news.”
Kevin Stankiewicz / CNBC:
‘I feel betrayed’ — Ken Langone blasts Trump and Capitol rioters, vows to support Biden  — Billionaire Ken Langone called the Capitol Hill riot a “disgrace” and urged Americans to rally behind President-elect Joe Biden.  — “I think the biggest mistake anybody is going to make is try …
BuzzFeed News:
Facebook Has Been Showing Military Gear Ads Next To Insurrection Posts  —  Earlier this week, Facebook employees warned that military product ads were being advertised against news about DC riots.  The company did not act.  —  Copy  —  Facebook has been running ads for body armor …
Discussion: @politifact and Snopes.com
Kimberly Leonard / Business Insider:
SCOOP: Trump's promise to send people $200 drug discount cards isn't happening, Medicare chief says … - President Donald Trump promised in September that millions of people aged 65 and above would get government-funded gift cards to help them pay for prescription drugs.
Discussion: Politico
U.S. Department of Justice:
Queens Felon Charged with Illegal Possession of Ammunition  —  Defendant Had Posted Threatening Statements About Killing a U.S. Senator-Elect and His Intent to Travel to Washington, D.C. with Firearms to Engage in Violence  —  A criminal complaint was filed today in federal court …
Tom Nichols / USA Today:
Trump impeachment: No unity until his morally bankrupt defenders get over him and repent  —  The people who have supported Trump need to come to terms with what they've done and with what they've allowed to happen — or it will happen again.  —  Donald Trump is impeached.
 
 
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Matthew Cooper / Washington Monthly:
Cancel the Inauguration  —  Biden will be safe.  But we can't have the typical Capitol-based celebration …
Zeynep Tufekci / The Atlantic:
Most House Republicans Did What the Rioters Wanted
Discussion: Bloomberg and Washington Post
Washington Post:
Biden expected to include new child benefit in major new stimulus proposal
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Senate holding hearing for intel chief Friday
Discussion: Fox News and Fox Business
 Earlier Items: 
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Facebook's Sandberg deflected blame for Capitol riot, but new evidence shows how platform played role
Molly Beck / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Wisconsin Senate Republicans block resolution condemning U.S. Capitol assault and affirming Biden victory
Donnelle Eller / Des Moines Register:
‘His manhood is at issue’: Trump's former chief of staff John Kelly says president can't admit making mistake
Discussion: The Hill
Matthew Gault / VICE:
The FBI Is Using Baked Alaska's Livestream to Track Down Capitol Hill Rioters
Emma G. Fitzsimmons / New York Times:
New York City Will End Contracts With Trump Over Capitol Riot