Amid unprecedented attacks on our democracy, with polarisation at historic highs and trust in government at historic lows, a constant remains: Conservatives still insist in the exceptionalism of the American democratic experiment. But while there is
In January, just weeks after Twitter Inc permanently banned former President Donald Trump following the storming of the US Capitol, the social media company started asking US users to help identify and fact-check misleading tweets in a new pilot programme.
The violent insurrection at the US Capitol is now nearly two months past. Donald Trump is in his gilded Florida palace, sulking and plotting his revenge. With a steady and quiet hand, President Joe Biden is tackling the mammoth task of rebuilding the
The threat appears to be connected to a far-right conspiracy theory, mainly promoted by supporters of QAnon, that Trump will rise again to power on March 4. That was the original presidential inauguration day until 1933, when it was moved to Jan.20.
The video, published on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s official YouTube channel, shows several angles of surveillance footage of the suspect as he walks along streets in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of the city.
Officers James Blassingame and Sidney Hemby said they suffered “physical and emotional injuries” in the riot they said was fomented by Trump, when he was in his final weeks as president and refusing to accept his election defeat.
The invasion last Wednesday of the US Capitol by swarms of Donald Trump’s supporters while Congress was confirming the election of Joe Biden to the presidency was the first attack by a mob of US citizens in the 244-year history of that deeply divided country.
The action by social media giants such as Twitter and Facebook to ban Donald Trump from their websites appears to be too little, too late. By the time social media companies took action against users and groups spurring on the siege of Capitol Hill this week, the damage
Over the past few days the nation has seen Donald J. Trump at his feral worst — and his most dangerous. The man has never been fit for the office — his personality flaws alone should have disqualified him — and as his term nears its end, his petulant egoism and lack of