Earlier, a Trump informal advisor and head of a bedding fabric products firm, Mike Lindell, was spotted near the White House with a handful of paper notes that appeared to read "martial law" and "foreign interference". Lindell claimed he presented "evidence" of election fraud to Trump during their five-minute meeting.
On 6 January, a pro-Trump rally in Washington DC turned into a violent uprising in the US Capitol building resulting in five deaths. Currently, the FBI is looking for the riot participants, while hundreds of insurgents have already been charged.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff earlier aligned himself with those GOP and Dem lawmakers who voted for the second impeachment of the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, following widespread allegations from lawmakers, insiders and the press that Trump inspired the mob to violently storm the Capitol building on 6 January.
Following the defeat of Donald Trump in the November 2020 US presidential election, Joe Biden and a new Democratic administration will take over the White House on 20 January. Historians, however, are concerned that the outgoing president's reported habit of routinely destroying official documents will leave a hole in the historical record.
The global coronavirus tally is now over 95,000,000, while the death toll has surpassed 2 million people worldwide, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - In response to comments on the detention of Russian opposition vlogger Alexey Navalny made by Jake Sullivan, the National Security Advisor for US President-elect Joe Biden, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova advised foreign officials to respect international law and focus on domestic issues.
Phil Spector was one of the most famous American record producers of the 20th century, pioneering what musicians, songwriters and listeners came describe as his 'Wall of Sound', a method of music production which he had earlier suggested was a "Wagnerian approach". He was serving a prison sentence for murder at the time of his death.
Verizon is a publicly-traded US telecommunications company that provides cable and digital television services, along with mobile phone, Internet and broadband services.