Stories tagged: "Donald Trump"


President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden wave after a speech outside Independence Hall, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Why Joe Biden’s Democracy Speech Was So Important; Wisconsin edition

President Joe Biden gave a stirring speech in Philadelphia Thursday, spelling out the threat that his predecessor poses to the American system of democracy. That predecessor, former President Donald Trump, continues to dispute the outcome of the 2020 election and in just the past week demanded he be reinstated to office.  Across the country, ‘MAGA...

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Vos Fires Gableman: Assembly Speaker Pulls the Plug on 2020 Election ‘Investigation’ by Former Justice

Their public break-up highlights the widening fissure between Republicans who will and won’t continue placating former President Trump’s efforts to subvert the will of the voters who removed him from office.

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Trump Tries Yet Again to Pressure Wisconsin’s Top Republican into Illegally Throwing Out 2020 Election Results

Even as the Jan. 6 Committee meticulously outlines the ways the former president tried without merit to overturn his loss, Trump called Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to wrongly claim a state Supreme Court ruling undoes his defeat.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington. Trump is casting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as a patriotic act. As part of this, Trump is attempting to spread suspicions about the circumstances of the death of Ashli Babbitt, who was in the pro-Trump mob that day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Jan 6. Hearings: Trump Preplanned Capitol March Knowing Violence Was Likely

Evidence presented during Tuesday's House committee hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack contradicts Team Trump’s argument that the insurrection was spontaneous and that Trump cannot be blamed for his supporters’ actions.

President Donald Trump and Sen. Ron Johnson at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, January 14, 2020.
As Trump Again Calls for ‘Decertification’ in Wisconsin, the Jan. 6 Hearings Show the State’s Central Role in His Planning

From fake electors to using Sen. Ron Johnson as a way to plant fraudulent ballots, Wisconsin will remain a focus as the congressional committee resumes its case Tuesday to show who knew about the insurrection plans.

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Jan. 6th Hearings: The Facts So Far

More than a dozen Republicans, many of whom previously worked for Trump, have testified thus far, painting a picture of a president willing to commit crimes to stay in office, regardless of the damage he might do to the country in the process.

Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
‘I Don’t F-Ing Care That They Have Weapons’: 10 Shocking Takeaways From Tuesday’s Wild Jan 6. Hearing

“You know, I don’t f-ing care that they have weapons. They’re not here to hurt me. Take the f-ing mags away. Let my people in. They can march to the Capitol from here. Let the people in. Take the f-ing mags away,” Trump said on Jan. 6, according to aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony.