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January 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Town of Somerset Calls for Trump to Resign or be Removed

It may be small and only have an estimated population of 1,216 according to the 2010 census, but the Somerset Town Council spoke loudly and clearly Thursday night when it called for President Donald J. Trump to either resign or be removed from office. Councilmembers unanimously approved the resolution Jan. 14 during a special meeting. […]

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January 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation Friday declaring a state of emergency for the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. According to the governor’s office, the executive action would allow the state to better coordinate and assist local jurisdictions and neighboring states in regards to security operations. Hogan is also seeking federal assistance from the […]

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January 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Trump Acusado por Incitación a la Insurrección

El miércoles, el presidente Donald Trump fue acusado por la Cámara de Representantes, una semana después de que una turba de sus partidarios atacara el Capitolio de Estados Unidos, convirtiéndolo en el primer presidente de la historia en ser acusado dos veces. La votación fue de 232 contra 197. Diez republicanos se unieron al caucus […]

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January 13, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Trump Impeached for Incitement of Insurrection

President Donald Trump was impeached by the House on Wednesday, a week after a mob of his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol, making him the first president in history to be impeached twice. The vote was 232 to 197. Ten Republicans joined the Democratic caucus in charging Trump for inciting the deadly insurrection on the […]

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January 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen: ‘We Stand Under the American Flag and Not the Trump Flag’

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) of Maryland has called for the removal of President Donald Trump from office after his rhetoric empowered a mob to storm the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a joint session of Congress to count the Electoral College votes. MyMCM spoke to Van Hollen Friday morning about how the attack happened […]

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January 8, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘They Basically Didn’t Do Anything’: Elrich Criticizes Capitol Police Response to Mob

On Wednesday, the U.S. Capitol went under lockdown when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building. Five people reportedly died, including one Capitol Police officer. Officer Brian Sicknick died around 9:30 p.m. Thursday from injuries sustained Wednesday, according to a police statement. Lawmakers were forced to evacuate the building and hide as a mob […]

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January 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin’s Chief of Staff Recalls ‘Mayhem’ Inside the U.S. Capitol

Julie Tagen, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin’s chief of staff suffered through a traumatic day at the U.S. Capitol as she sequestered as rioters stormed the government building. In a lengthy Facebook post, Tagen wrote how she began the day excited as she anticipated the electoral college vote that would certify that President-Elect Joe Biden and […]

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January 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Democratic Party Calls for Rep. Andy Harris’ Resignation

The Maryland Democratic Party is calling for Rep. Andy Harris’ (R-District 1) resignation, saying he is complicit in Wednesday’s chaos at the U.S. Capitol. Harris was the only representative from Maryland to challenge electoral college results Wednesday night after Congress reconvened. Challenges failed and around 3 a.m. Thursday, Congress confirmed Joe Biden as the next […]

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January 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Calls for Trump’s Resignation, Removal from Office

Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press briefing Thursday, “America would be better off if [President Donald Trump] would resign or be removed from office.” The Republican governor, who’s been critical of Trump through his tenure, made the statement a day after a pro-Trump mob—empowered by the President’s rhetoric—attacked the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Watch […]

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January 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin’s Family Members Present When Capitol was Breached

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) was interviewed on CSPAN about the breaching of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. Raskin, whose son Tommy died New Year’s Eve, told CSPAN that he brought his daughter and son-in-law to the Capitol with him for moral support as Congress counted the Electoral College votes. When he heard the […]

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