Democrats demand accountability for President Trump’s actions. If their push to invoke the 25th Amendment fails, they’ll try to impeach him again. But what difference does it make if his term is up in nine days?
Law enforcement officials continue to investigate and arrest rioters, but they’re also preparing for next week’s inauguration. Far-right extremists say they’ll be back. And only about a third of the available coronavirus vaccines have been administered. The incoming Biden administration plans to make nearly all vaccines immediately available.
From news of President Trump’s extraordinary phone call about Georgia’s election to his permanent ban from Twitter and a House plan to introduce an article of impeachment, WSJ’s Shelby Holliday recaps the historic week in Washington. Photo: Michael Reynolds/Shutterstock
A congressional exercise in the peaceful transfer of power devolved into deadly chaos when a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. Hours after the riots, Congress reconvened and certified President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Photo: Lev Radin/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire