Thursday, 7 January 2021 () Four people were killed as police clashed with Donald Trump supporters at the US Capitol on Wednesday, where Congress was confirming the results of the 2020 election - but how were these rioters organised?
CNN’s Anderson Cooper talks to World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, who has been feeding National Guard soldiers protecting the US Capitol. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week at 6p E.T.
U.S. President Donald Trump urged prayers for the new administration in a farewell address, as he leaves office with nearly 400,000 Americans dead of the coronavirus whose risk he downplayed, an economy struggling from the pandemic, and relationships strained with key U.S. allies. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
While addressing farewell speech on January 19, US President Donald Trump said, "All Americans were horrified by the assault on our Capitol. Political violence is an attack on everything we cherish as Americans, it can never be tolerated. Now more than ever we must unify around our shared values." "We imposed historic and monumental tariffs on China; made a great new deal with China... Our trade relationship was rapidly changing, billions and billions of dollars were pouring into the US, but the virus forced us to go in a different direction," he added. On January 20, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be taking the oath.
On her Fox Business show, Maria Bartiromo falsely claimed that the mob that stormed the US Capitol was “infiltrated” by Democrats who dressed in MAGA clothes. CNN’s Anderson Cooper and global affairs analyst Max Boot discuss.
Describing himself as “a proud son of the state of Delaware,” U.S. President-elect Joe Biden bid a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to the state where he served as U.S. senator for 36 years and made his way to Washington, D.C., where he led a memorial service to remember the American lives lost to COVID, on the eve of his inauguration. Gavino Garay reports.
Twelve Army National Guard members have been removed from inauguration duty in Washington, DC, as part of the security vetting process initiated, in part, to ensure troops tasked with securing the ceremony do not have ties to extremist groups, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau said. CNN’s Anderson Cooper speaks with Provost Marshal of the National Guard Bureau Col. Michael Dugas.
A dozen members of the U.S. National Guard have been removed from duty helping secure the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden after vetting, which included screening for potential ties to right-wing extremism, Pentagon officials said on Tuesday. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
President-elect Joe Biden arrived in Washington Tuesday to kick off his inaugural ceremonies. The normally celebratory time comes at a dark and solemn moment in American history. As the President-elect is preparing to take his oath of office, the US approaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths. Biden has said he was inspired to run for President after watching President Trump's dismissive handling of the deadly virus.
"Why would we merge with Congress party, they are too small in West Bengal," said Vice-President of West Bengal All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Saugata Roy on January 19. "Adhir Ranjan's party is too small in West Bengal. They won only 2 seats here in Lok Sabha elections, why would we merge with them? They (Congress) should fight BJP on their own. There is no question of joining hands with Congress. TMC can fight BJP alone," said Roy.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress over its booklet over farm laws 'kheti ka khoon teen kale kanoon' released by party leader Rahul Gandhi. He asked Congress is talking about 'kheti ka khoon' but what about bloodbath during the partition? "3,000 Sikhs were burnt alive in Delhi in 1984. Was it not bloodshed?...Lakhs of farmers died by suicide during Congress rule, was there no blood in their bodies?," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws of central government at the party headquarters in Delhi
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the floor of the Senate for the first time since a deadly riot at the US capitol and said that the mob who invaded the building were “fed lies and provoked by the..