Daily Archives: January 12, 2021

(45) Former Cult Follower Describes How President Trump Has Created a Cult Following. – YouTube

Katie Couric
Jan 12, 2021

This week, Katie Couric spoke to Dr. Stephen Hassan, who is an expert on Undue Influence, brainwashing, and cults. He writes and speaks out about the importance of viewing terrorist groups as destructive cults, and has authored numerous books on the subject, including one called “The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control.” They discussed the events of the Capitol insurrection, and how the mob of violent Trump supporters displayed cult-like behavior.

Tim O’Brien: Trump’s Brand Is ‘Associated With Violence & Insurrection & Hatred’ | Deadline | MSNBC

MSNBC

Jan 12, 2021

Senior Columnist for Bloomberg Opinion Tim O’Brien on how the riot at the Capitol will impact Trump’s businesses, and says that there’s “a real bottom line issue here” as to whether other businesses want to be associated with the Trump brand. Aired on 01/12/2021.

Joint Chiefs Call Capitol Hill Insurrection A ‘Direct Assault’ On Constitution al Process

MSNBC

Jan 12, 2021

In a rare statement, the Joint Chiefs of Staff issued a statement condemning the Capitol Hill insurrection calling it a ‘direct assault’ on the constitutional process. The Joint Chiefs also affirmed President-elect Joe Biden as the next commander in chief. Aired on 1/12/2021.

Schumer calls for Trump’s impeachment, immediate removal

Washington Post

Jan 12, 2021

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Jan. 12 called for the immediate impeachment and removal of President Trump if Trump does not resign or if the Cabinet does not invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him.

Pence rejects invoking the 25th Amendment. What happens now?

Washington Post

Jan 12, 2021

Constitutional law professor Jared Carter outlines the lasting legal ramifications of impeaching President Trump for a second time.

Should House Wait on Impeaching Trump? Part 2 | The View

The View

Jan 11, 2021

After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that there’s strong support in Congress to impeach Pres. Trump again, the co-hosts discuss if this is the right move.

Should House Wait on Impeaching Trump? Part 1 | The View


The View

Jan 11, 2021

After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that there’s strong support in Congress to impeach Pres. Trump again, the co-hosts discuss if this is the right move.

Fmr. Sen. Jeff Flake: Not One GOP Colleague Believed There Was Election Fraud | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company

Jan 12, 2021

House Republican leaders have announced they’ll not be whipping colleagues at tomorrow’s impeachment vote, instead allowing members to vote their conscience. This comes in the midst of major soul-searching for the GOP after last week’s violent insurrection at the Capitol. What’s next for a party that has been dominated by Trumpism these past four years? Jeff Flake, who left the Senate in 2018, was one of the few Republicans to speak out against the President. He speaks with Michel Martin about what lies ahead. Originally aired on January 12, 2021.

Republican AGs Slammed for Encouraging “STOP THE STEAL” Protests


NowThis News

Streamed live 39 minutes ago

New information continues to arise following last week’s domestic terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol. Police departments across the country are investigating if any off-duty cops from their ranks took part in the attack, and reports suggest that the members of the Republican Attorney General Association (RAGA) encouraged people to attend the pro-Trump riots. Additionally, already three representatives have tested positive for coronavirus after being forced to shelter with maskless Republicans amid the attack—after which 147 GOP lawmakers still voted to throw out the results of a free and fair election. Massachusetts AG and Democratic Attorney General Association Chair Maura Healey joins NowThis Senior Correspondent Versha Sharma to discuss the riot and the calls for Republican AGs who were in support of the attacks to ‘distance themselves’ from RAGA and its leadership.

Trump takes no responsibility for Capitol attack, says his speech was ‘totally appropriate’


FRANCE 24 English

Published on Jan 12, 2021

US President Donald Trump denied Tuesday that his speech last week to thousands of supporters, encouraging them to march on Congress, had anything to do with the deadly violence that broke out shortly after.