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1:15 AM ET, January 14, 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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New York Times:
Under Heavy Pressure, Trump Releases Video Condemning Capitol Siege  —  The video was made public after President Trump was impeached a second time and after he told his followers in the hours following the riot a week ago that “we love you.”  —  Under heavy pressure from his advisers …
CNN:
Trump releases video calling for calm but doesn't mention impeachment
Eddie Scarry / Washington Examiner:
Republicans are falling into an impeachment trap  —  Never underestimate the eager tendency of Republicans to continue spanking themselves long after Democrats have stopped beating them up.  —  The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “pleased” …
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Axios:
Axios-Ipsos poll: Republican voters side with Trump over McConnell  —  Republicans across the U.S. are siding with President Trump over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — big time — according to a new Axios-Ipsos poll.  —  The state of play: A majority of Republicans still think Trump …
Discussion: Politico and Mediaite
Matthew Continetti / National Review:
Try Him Now  —  One week after he fomented a mob that stormed the Capitol …
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
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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.
Politico:
Donald Trump finally discovers a spotlight he wants to ignore  —  Shortly after being impeached for the second time on Wednesday, Donald Trump released a video that didn't reference the historic rebuke but did urge supporters and others alike to shun political violence.
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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 …
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: Fox News and Daily Kos
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Jacob Knutson / Axios:
Acting director of ICE resigns
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Priscilla Alvarez / CNN:
Acting ICE director is resigning, DHS official says
Discussion: The Hill
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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.
Amstevens / Chapman Newsroom:
Statement from the Office of the President … “After discussions over the course of the last week, Dr. John Eastman and Chapman University have reached an agreement pursuant to which he will retire from Chapman, effective immediately.  Dr. Eastman's departure closes this challenging chapter …
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.
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
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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Associated Press:
Biden forgoing Amtrak trip to Washington over security fears  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will no longer be taking an Amtrak train to Washington for his inauguration because of security concerns, a person briefed on the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Discussion: CNN, CBS Philly, Political Wire and The Hill
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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 …
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.
Washington Post:
Democrats demand investigation of whether Republicans in Congress aided Capitol rioters  —  Even as Democrats on Wednesday impeached President Trump, they turned their attention to allegations that Republican members of Congress encouraged last week's attempted insurrection …
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 …
Joe Patrice / Above the Law:
Rudy Giuliani Blames ‘Game Of Thrones’ For Accidentally Inciting Violent Insurrection  —  And he seems to think the HBO show was a documentary, so there's that.  —  There's a colorable argument that Donald Trump's speech before his followers launched a violent assault on the U.S. Capitol …
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 …
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 …
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.
New York Times:
A Republican Lawmaker for Whom the Spectacle Is the Point  —  Rep. Lauren Boebert represents an increasingly clamorous faction of the party that carries Mr. Trump's anti-establishment message and is ready to break all norms in doing so.  —  WASHINGTON — As lawmakers entered the Capitol …
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
The Guardian:
Revealed: walkie-talkie app Zello hosted far-right groups who stormed Capitol … Audio and chat logs reveal that at least two insurrectionists who broke into the Capitol on 6 January used Zello, a social media walkie-talkie app that critics say has largely ignored a growing far-right user base.
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
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 …
 
 
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
A Preordained Coda to a Presidency
New York Times:
Amid Riot Chaos, Some National Security Leaders Are Absent From View
Discussion: Washington Post
Dina Temple-Raston / NPR:
Why Didn't The FBI And DHS Produce A Threat Report Ahead of The Capitol Insurrection?
Discussion: Fox News, New York Times and NBC News
Brian Schwartz / CNBC:
Dark-money GOP fund funneled millions of dollars to groups that pushed voter fraud claims
Discussion: The Intercept
Lachlan Markay / Axios:
Twitter banning Trump undercuts some D.C. lobbyists and consultants
Discussion: CREW
The Atlantic:
Why Aren't We Wearing Better Masks?
 Earlier Items: 
Matthew Cooper / Washington Monthly:
Cancel the Inauguration  —  Biden will be safe.  But we can't have the typical Capitol-based celebration …
Kimberly Leonard / Business Insider:
SCOOP: Trump's promise to send people $200 drug discount cards isn't happening, Medicare chief says
Discussion: Politico
Molly Beck / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Wisconsin Senate Republicans block resolution condemning U.S. Capitol assault and affirming Biden victory
Jake Seiner / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: MLB suspends political donations after DC riot
Katie Robertson / New York Times:
New York Post to Staff: Stay Away From CNN, MSNBC, New York Times and Washington Post
 

 
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Oliver Darcy / CNN:
MSNBC pulls Morning Joe on Monday, a source says due to worries that a guest might make an inappropriate comment about Donald Trump's attempted assassination

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David Hellier / Bloomberg:
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