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Marjorie Taylor Greene wears a “Trump Won” face mask as she arrives on the floor of the House to take her oath of office on opening day of Congress last month (Erin Scott/Pool/AP)
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McConnell blasts ‘loony lies’ by fellow Republican Greene

02/02/2021

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell denounced fellow GOP member and newly elected Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday, calling the far-right Georgian’s embrace of conspiracy theories and “loony lies” a “cancer for the Republican Party”.

The House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump last Wednesday, a week after the violent insurrection that interrupted the official count of electoral votes (Alex Brandon/AP)
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Democrats build impeachment case, alleging ‘dangerous crime’

17/01/2021

The lead prosecutor for US President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment has begun building his case for conviction at trial, asserting that Mr Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the US Capitol was “the most dangerous crime” ever committed by a president against the United States.

The House of Representatives voted 232-197 on Wednesday to impeach Donald Trump (Alex Brandon/AP)
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Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

14/01/2021

President Donald Trump has been impeached by the US House of Representatives for a historic second time, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the US Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.