President Trump impeached by the House for second time, criminal charges proliferate against members Capitol mob, and young Montana girl writes letter to officer injured in Capitol riots.
The Wall Street Journal analyzed hours of video and audio from the Capitol riot to better understand how a mob of thousands overran police and attacked the U.S. Capitol. Photo illustration: Laura Kammermann
‘Several’ Capitol police officers suspended over pro-Trump riot, Democrats, GOP face defining moments after Capitol riot, and Amazon, Walmart tell consumers to skip returns of unwanted items.
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the shame and the opportunity of Trump’s legacy, how to deal with China (8:50), and why the crazy upward march in stock prices might just continue (15:45).
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
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the rampage at the Capitol, President Trump’s potential impeachment, and the future of the Republican Party.
Two members of President Trump’s cabinet resigned on Thursday. Democrats in Congress say it’s not the secretaries who need to go, but Trump himself. Many signs suggested this week’s pro-Trump rally would be a riot.
Why didn’t authorities seem to believe it? And the pandemic continues to drag the job market down. The Labor Department says 19 million Americans are still depending on unemployment benefits.