“I would say in this instance it's up to the Speaker to do whatever she thinks is the best thing to do, but all I'm saying is you can manage this in such a way that you make it an effective presentation to the senate,” Clyburn added. This is CNBC's live blog covering the latest news on the U.S. Capitol riot, calls for Trump's impeachment, and the Biden transition. President-elect Joe Biden has been certified the winner of the 2020 Presidential election, joined fellow Democrats in calling for Trump to be removed from office immediately, Trump released a video message in which he effectively conceded that the Biden administration would take over on January 20, working to ensure a smooth transition to a, has been certified the winner of the 2020 Presidential election, joined fellow Democrats in calling for Trump to be removed from office immediately, rest of this story from the Associated Press here. Since Washington, DC, does not have a governor, permission to activate the National Guard in DC must come from the office of the Secretary of Defense. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has resigned after the riots in Washington DC, saying Trump's "rhetoric" was an "inflection point", according to the Associated Press. Read the rest of this story from the Associated Press here. Today. The virus is surging in several states, with California hit particularly hard, reporting on Thursday a record two-day total of 1042 coronavirus deaths. Chief Steven Sund said Thursday that police had planned for a free speech demonstration and did not expect the violent attack. "Now Congress has certified the results a new administration will be inaugurated on January 20. “Yes I do have concerns - so does Nancy Pelosi,” Clyburn said of a trial impacting the early days of Biden’s term. Citing several examples on Parler of what it called “content that encourages illegal activity,” Apple told Parler in a warning on Friday that the company would need to remove the objectionable content and resubmit its app with additional technical safeguards before Parler could be distributed on iOS. The riots comes after Mike Pence released a statement saying he would not block Biden’s certification out of respect for the US constitution. Sen. James Clyburn, majority whip, confirmed the discussion on CNN this morning. Court reduces murder convicts' life sentences to 30 yrs Today News. Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump cover their faces to protect from tear gas during a clash with police officers in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington. Sen. Joe Manchin, Democrat from West Virginia, told CNN “there’s no doubt” President Trump should be impeached, but that he finds a Senate trial to convict the President to be unrealistic. "Today, we follow the will of the people in their demand to hold accountable those responsible for the disaster that has been in hiding for seven years, ... Beirut explosion live … The study found : In more than 93% of all demonstrations connected to the movement, demonstrators … When asked why it took so long, Hogan replied, “We were trying to get answers, but we couldn’t get answers.”. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has accepted the resignation of Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger a day after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. We are going to close the live blog now, but be sure to check the website for all the latest developments relating to these extraordinary events in the US. Capitol riots: Chief says back-up denied over ‘optics’, as 15,000 troops requested ahead of ‘uprising’ Follow the latest updates on impeachment live "I'd like to begin by addressing the heinous attack on the United States Capitol. The editorial, released today, reads: "In concise summary, on Wednesday the leader of the executive branch incited a crowd to march on the legislative branch. Without a Senate trial, Manchin saw a judicial path in the courts as the option “that gives us the best results,” saying, “People have to understand, your words have consequences and we’ve seen it at the most dangerous level.”, When asked about Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley’s parts in spreading lies about election fraud, Manchin said, “I don’t know how they can live with themselves knowing that people have died because of their words and actions.”. People broke into shops and torched patrol cars in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania following spontaneous protests sparked by the death of a local man in a police shooting. Speaker of the US House of Representatives. The editorial board of the Wall Street Journal has called for outgoing US President Donald Trump to resign. Based on extensive interviews with relatives and friends who lost people in the two-day protests last November, triggered by the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, The Observer offers a comprehensive look at how two bullets fatally ended two lives of happy breadwinners and destroyed their families. The two off-duty officers were present at an event in DC on Wednesday, a statement the department released on Sunday said. 80. A US Capitol police officer has died following the storming of the Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, CNN said on Thursday. 105. "My focus now turns to ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power. Live updates of, and reaction to, protests at the U.S. Capitol. It is reported by The Washington Post. US riots LIVE - Demonstrations turn violent as protesters clash with police THE DEATH of George Floyd continued to cast its shadow over America today … For the latest, follow CNN Politics. Asked if he would vote to remove the President from office in a Senate impeachment trial, the Pennsylvania Republican repeated that he thinks Trump committed "impeachable offenses" and said he does not know if it is practical or "viable" to carry out the impeachment process in Trump's final days in office. Parliament Today LIVE News Updates: Proceedings in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day following strong protests by opposition leaders over the riots in northeast Delhi last week which has claimed 47 lives so far. Damage was visible in the hallways of the U.S. Capitol building in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, after pro-Trump rioters broke through security fencing outside of the U.S. Capitol and entered the building as Congress met to certify the votes of the Electoral College. 10:20 p.m. | Four people have died following the protests that turned into riots at the US Capitol on Wednesday. "Now Congress has certified the results, a new administration will be inaugurated on January 20th," Trump said in the video message. Delhi riots Highlights: Bodies are still being recovered but govt is mum, Mamata slams Centre Delhi Riots Highlights, Delhi CAA Protest Today Latest News Updates: A week after the national capital witnessed riots that left at least 47 dead and 420 people injured, the local administration has begun taking steps to provide relief measures. House Democrats are discussing impeaching Trump this week and waiting until later to send the article of impeachment over to the Senate to delay the trial until after the early days of the Biden presidency, according to Democrats in the party’s leadership. 10:20 p.m. | Four people have died following the protests that turned into riots at the US Capitol on Wednesday. "This goes beyond merely refusing to concede defeat. He says Stenger's resignation is effective immediately. McConnell says Deputy Sergeant-at-Arms Jennifer Hemingway will now be acting sergeant-at-arms. Although some officers were injured and hospitalised yesterday, no USCP officers have passed away. Apple gave Parler a 24-hour grace period to remove hateful and violent content from its platform before the iPhone-maker ultimately dropped the alternative social network from its app store on Saturday, according to a communication obtained by CNN. Four protesters died, including one shot inside the building, and it was reported that one of the injured police officers had died, although this was later denied. DONALD Trump has been impeached for the second time in a historic House of Representatives vote. He said Speaker Pelosi will make that call. The President has been banned from social media. He called the President's behavior "outrageous. US Capitol invaders arrested. Demonstrators massed around the world, and even small towns with Klan histories became sites of protest. D.C. Mayor Bowser provides update following Capitol riots January 11, 2021 | 2:45 PM EDT D.C. Mayor Bowser holds a news conference to discuss ongoing security in Washington D.C. His resignation was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the matter who was not authorised to speak publicly. English (US) ... Streaming live riots, protests and events from various sources across the US and around the world! When some in the crowd turned violent and occupied the Capitol, the President caviled and declined for far too long to call them off. Protesters stormed the building and occupied for hours. President Donald Trump has released a statement promising an orderly transition of power to Biden, despite disagreeing with the election results. The head of the US Capitol Police will resign effective January 16 following the breach of the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob. He noted that it is up to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to decide on the timing of the trial; “Pelosi will determine when is best time to get the vote and get the managers.”. This moment calls for healing and reconciliation.". Capitol Hill riots as it happened: Donald Trump condemns riots, concedes defeat to Joe Biden for first time in video statement. 1980 Miami riots – Protests after an unarmed black salesman was beaten to death by police officers in 1979 and the officers involved were acquitted in May 1980. Thank you, God bless you and God bless America.". Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican from Pennsylvania, said he thinks President Trump should resign following the insurrection on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Paris riots LIVE updates: CHAOS ON STREETS as Macron protests SPIRAL out of control VIOLENT protests have erupted in Paris for the fourth weekend … When asked by CNN about concerns that a Senate impeachment trial might impact the beginning of the Biden administration, Clyburn suggested delaying the Senate trial until after the first 100 days of the Biden presidency. She is the second Cabinet secretary to resign following the riots on Capitol Hill. 7 months ago . Capitol Hill riots as it happened: Donald Trump condemns riots, concedes defeat to Joe Biden for first time in video statement By Latika Bourke and … He said it was unlike anything he’d experienced in his 30 years in law enforcement. Noting he was not a prosecutor, Toomey said he thought it was possible that President Trump could face "criminal liability" for his incitement of a violent riot. 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