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Trump to meet with McCarthy as House awaits GOP leader's picks for Jan. 6 commission

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Trump will meet McCarthy as the GOP leader weighs whether to appoint Republicans to the committee charged with investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
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Trump privately complained that he should have lowered the White House flag for slain Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt, report says

Trump privately complained that he should have lowered the White House flag for slain Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt, report says

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Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump regretted not lowering the White House flag for Ashli Babbitt, the Capitol rioter who was killed in the January 6 unrest, the Daily Beast reported .
An unnamed source with knowledge of the matter told the outlet that Trump has privately complained that he didn't lower the flag. He made the private comments as recently as two weeks ago, the report said.
Babbitt, an Air Force veteran , was fatally shot by law enforcement as she stormed the Capitol with Trump supporters.
The source told the Daily Beast that Trump thought the flag should...
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Top military officials feared Trump was planning a coup and discussed resigning en masse to avoid carrying out illegal orders, book says

Top military officials feared Trump was planning a coup and discussed resigning en masse to avoid carrying out illegal orders, book says

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Summary List Placement Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley and other top military officials feared that President Donald Trump was planning a coup after his defeat in the 2020 election, and discussed resigning if they were given illegal or dangerous orders, according to a new book.
The book - "I Alone Can Fix It" by the Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker - details Trump's attempt to cling to power after last year's election. CNN published extracts from the book on Wednesday.
According to the extracts, Milley discussed the possibility of a coup with...
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Liz Cheney smacked GOP Rep. Jim Jordan's hand away when he tried to escort her during the Capitol riot, telling him 'You f--ing did this,' book says

Liz Cheney smacked GOP Rep. Jim Jordan's hand away when he tried to escort her during the Capitol riot, telling him 'You f--ing did this,' book says

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Summary List Placement Rep. Liz Cheney rejected help from GOP Rep. Jim Jordan during the Capitol riot, saying he was to blame for the event, a new book said.
The book, "I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year" by the Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, said that Cheney slapped Jordan's hand away as he tried to take her to safety, according to an excerpt obtained by The Daily Beast.
According to the excerpt, Cheney told the reporters: "That f--ing guy Jim Jordan. That son of a b--... While these maniacs are going through the place, I'm standing...
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