WTF Just Happened Today

Your essential guide to the daily shock and awe in national politics.

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Day 2: "The gravest damage."


1/ Photos comparing Trump’s inauguration crowd to the Women’s March (CNN) 2/ White House press secretary Sean Spicer attacked media for accurately reporting inauguration crowds. “This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, perio...


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Day 1: "Democracy has prevailed."


1/ Donald Trump has named only 29 of his 660 executive department appointments, the Partnership for Public Service said. (NY Times) 2/ Trump boasted his inauguration would have an “unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout.” But aerial shots of...


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Day 1461: How it ended.


1/ In a farewell video, Trump claimed that he “took on the tough battles” during his four years in office and vowed that “the movement we started is only just beginning.” Trump did not concede, take responsibility for encouraging his supporters to...


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Day 1460: "Indefensible."


1/ Trump is expected to pardon or commute the sentences of more than 100 people on his final full day in the White House. Trump met with Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, and other aides Sunday to review a list of pardon requests, including whether to ...


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Day 1457: "Justice is coming."


1/ Federal prosecutors said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol planned to “capture and assassinate elected officials.” Hours later, however, the head of the investigation cautioned that the probe is still i...


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Day 1456: "Self-pity mode."


1/ Biden released a $1.9 trillion economic and health care rescue package to deliver direct aid to families, businesses, and communities, and provide money for testing and vaccine distribution. The emergency relief plan includes $400 billion for f...


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Day 1455: "He must go."


1/ The House voted to impeach Trump, making him the only American president to be impeached twice. Ten Republicans, including the House’s No. 3 Republican, Liz Cheney, joined with all Democrats in a 232 to 197 vote to impeach Trump for “willful in...


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Day 1454: No regrets.


1/ Trump refused to take responsibility for inciting the deadly riot at the Capitol, offered no regrets, and defended his pre-riot speech as “totally appropriate.” In his first public remarks since the violence last week that left five people dead...


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Day 1453: "Significant failures."


1/ House Democrats introduced an article of impeachment against Trump for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the riots at the Capitol that left five people dead last week. The four-page impeachment article charges Trump with “inciting vi...


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Day 1448: "Death spiral."


1/ Pence rejected Trump’s demand to block certification of Biden’s win, saying only lawmakers can decide whether to accept or reject the Electoral College votes. On Tuesday, Pence told Trump that he does not have the authority to reject the electo...


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