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Calls grow for Trump’s removal after Capitol riot

Updated 10:05 PM EST, Thu January 7, 2021

What you need to know

  • Congress affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory after a pro-Trump mob assaulted the Capitol yesterday.
  • Federal prosecutors are looking into everyone involved in the unrest, including the role President Trump played in inciting the crowd.
  • A growing number of Republican leaders and Cabinet officials told CNN they believe Trump should be removed from office before Jan. 20. Trump publicly acknowledged for the first time tonight that he will not serve a second term.

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