Pelosi Calls For Trump’s Removal

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urged Vice-President Mike Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment to “unseat” incumbent President Donald Trump. “In the next 13 days, this dangerous man can do further assault on our democracy,” Pelosi told reporters at a briefing on Thursda. “We are in a very dangerous place as long as […]

US Capitol Protest: Twitter, FB, IG Suspend Trump

Following violence that erupted on Wednesday evening, social media platforms – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, have all announced a temporary suspension of the accounts of United States President, Donald Trump. This, according to them, is owing to messages sent by the President to allegedly incite violence in the days leading up to the swearing-in of […]

China Mocks US Over Capitol Invasion

China’s internet erupted in mirth at America’s troubled democracy after supporters of President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol, comparing the chaos to the Hong Kong anti-government protests of 2019. On Thursday morning, state media tabloid Global Times tweeted side-by-side photo comparisons of Hong Kong protesters occupying the city’s Legislative Council Complex in July […]

One Shot As Protesters Invade US Capitol

A person was shot and wounded Wednesday inside the US Capitol amid chaotic scenes in Washington as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building in anger over his election defeat. “One shooting victim was transported from the Capitol,” a person attached to an emergency response unit told AFP, adding that there were “other injuries” […]

Pro-Trump Protest Forces Washington Mayor To Declare Curfew

Washington, DC, will be under a 6:00 p.m. curfew tonight, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced in a tweeted statement. It will remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. Thursday. The Electoral College certification vote has been paused after protesters incited by Trump breached the Capitol building. “During the hours of the curfew, no person, other than persons […]

Republican Senators Make Last-ditch Effort To Prevent Biden’s Confirmation

A group of Republican senators led by veteran lawmaker Ted Cruz said Saturday they will challenge Joe Biden’s election win — the latest last-ditch move to support Donald Trump’s efforts to undermine the vote. The initiative, which appears certain to fail, flies in the face of rulings in dozens of courts and the findings by […]

US Prisons Shut As Guards Contract COVID-19

Local jails and state prison systems around the United States on Saturday commenced shutting down completely and transferring their inmates elsewhere, due to the ravaging wave of coronavirus infections and deaths in prisons. The New York Times reported that officials resorted to this decision as a drastic strategy to keep the virus at bay as […]

Trump Finally Signs $900bn COVID-19 Relief Package Bill

After delaying for nearly a week and under pressure from all sides, US President Donald Trump finally signed a massive $900 billion stimulus bill Sunday, in a long-sought boost for millions of Americans and businesses battered by the coronavirus pandemic. The package “providing coronavirus emergency response and relief” is part of a larger spending bill […]

Trump Rejects Massive COVID-19 Relief Bill

President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected a massive Covid economic relief package passed by Congress, branding it “a disgrace” in an act of political brinkmanship less than a month before he must leave office and when millions of Americans are suffering fallout from the pandemic. Trump dropped the bombshell via a pre-recorded statement made in […]

Biden To Assume Office With Zero Followers – Twitter

Twitter has told President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team that President Donald Trump’s followers will not carry over to the official Twitter accounts assigned to the new president and White House in January, a reversal from 2016. That means the Biden administration will start with zero followers and would cut off a way for Biden to […]