By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was referring its decision to indefinitely suspend the accounts of former U.S. President Donald Trump to its independent content oversight board. Trump will remain suspended while the board, a recently created body that can overrule the company's decisions on content, reviews the decision. The social media company blocked Trump's access to his Facebook and Instagram accounts following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by the former president's supporters earlier this month. It said at the time the suspension would last at least...
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'Have you not debased yourself enough?' CNN's Don Lemon mocks Pence and Brian Kemp for still loving Trump
CNN's Don Lemon mocked former Vice President Mike Pence and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) for having their lives endangered by former President Donald Trump and still agreeing to support him.
Pence, who wrote a column towing the Trump line that the election was stolen, came within feet of being attacked by Capitol insurrectionists. His family, who was with him, was also in danger. While many would be infuriated if someone put their family in danger, Pence made it clear that his love for the former president still holds.
It's hours before March 4 and U.S. House security officials aren't playing around as they prepare for a possible attack from militias intent on "take control of the U.S. Capitol" to inaugurate former President Donald Trump. In an announcement Wednesday evening, the House security encouraged Capitol staff to work from home on Thursday to protect against possible attacks.
Breaking: Joint FBI/ DHS intel bulletin warns some domestic violent extremists have "discussed plans to take contr… https://t.co/QPeGRl3oVh— Julia E. Ainsley (@Julia E. Ainsley)1614788502.0
Maddow: Latest investigation on Elaine Chao is one of 4 Trump officials tagged with corruption probe
On MSNBC Wednesday, Rachel Maddow outlined how the inspector general referral of former Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao to the Justice Department for potential criminal prosecution was part of a pattern of Trump administration Cabinet secretaries being implicated in possible criminal conduct and let off.
"Robert Wilkie, Trump Veterans Affairs secretary, investigated for corruption, resulted in referral to the DOJ, Trump's DOJ declined to prosecute," said Maddow. "Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, investigated for corruption. Found to be substantive and serious enough it was referred to Justice Department for criminal prosecution. Trump's Justice Department declined to prosecute. Also, Trump Labor Secretary Alex Acosta was investigated for corruption. Found to be serious enough he was referred to the Department of Justice for potential prosecution. The Trump Justice Department declined to prosecute him as well. Now four of them at least, now Trump Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as well also referred for criminal prosecution, and referred to Trump DOJ, an interesting timeline, before they too decided not to prosecute her."
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