In the 17 days after President Trump began to encourage his supporters to descend on D.C. until the siege that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, law enforcement and city officials braced for potential violence in the nation’s capital. But officials failed to take sufficient action to fend off the attacks — with deadly consequences.
He said he will use FEMA to build vaccine centers in schools and stadiums, and warned the pandemic will worsen and more Americans will die before the vaccine can be administered to enough people to turn the tide.
In the Jan. 6 vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win, the overwhelming majority of Senate Republicans decided to live in the real world. The overwhelming majority of House Republicans did not.
Voting was largely peaceful, but the campaign period displayed the architecture of Yoweri Museveni’s 35-year grip on power: violent crackdowns, widespread arrests and attempts to bar journalists and independent observers.
After a decade of development, the space agency planned to fire the four engines of its towering Space Launch System for eight minutes, but officials ended the test less than two minutes in. It was not clear immediately what went wrong.