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More than 20K National Guard troops to be in D.C. ahead of Biden inauguration
Tonight: John Podesta on America's first non-peaceful transfer of power, and the chaos Joe Biden is inheriting. Then, Congressman Jamaal Bowman on his plan to fix the failures that lead to the siege. Plus, David Remnick on the New Yorker's stunning first person record of what happened inside the Capitol. Plus, on the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., one last attempt to rewrite history from the White House.
Capitol mob came within seconds of meeting VP Pence
Tonight: How one party's moral failure, fear, and disloyalty to the country led America to this point—and how it’s not too late to do the right thing. Then, as federal prosecutors allege insurrectionists plotted to capture and assassinate elected officials, one police officer speaks out after being, dragged, beaten, and tased by Trump's mob.
Public officials, school therapist, fmr. CEO among those arrested in wake of Capitol riot
Tonight: As arrests continue, what we're learning more about how the insurrection was planned, and new warnings about the threat we still face. Then, as the economy moves in the wrong direction and vaccinations continue to lag, will the new Joe Biden plan be enough to make a difference?
10 Republicans join every Democrat to impeach Trump for the second time
7 days from the inauguration, 7 days after an insurrection, Donald J. Trump is impeached for the second time. Tonight: what this means for the country, for a Senate trial, and for the next president. Then, as 10 Republicans vote to impeach, new calls to investigate the members who supported the mob.
House prepares historic vote to impeach Trump again
Tonight: Breaking news that Mitch McConnell will turn on his partner in the White House and attempt to purge the president with impeachment. As the House prepares to vote, the growing bipartisan push to remove Trump from office. Then, what we learned from the first big briefing about last week's attack on the democracy and the clear and present danger we still face.
Giuliani left voicemail for senator after riot asking for help to overturn election
Tonight: The desperate push to secure the country as the FBI warns of new violence and D.C. plans the inauguration. Plus, stunning new scenes of brutality inspired by the president, the digital detective work to find and arrest the perpetrators, and the constitutional tool to prevent Trump conspirators from holding office.