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Sunday shows - Capitol siege, Trump future dominate

Sunday shows - Capitol siege, Trump future dominate
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The deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol last week and President TrumpDonald TrumpIran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries Pardon-seekers have paid Trump allies tens of thousands to lobby president: NYT MORE's future dominated the Sunday political talk shows.

Multiple guests said the president should resign after his supporters stormed the Capitol during the process to certify President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenFear of insider attack prompts additional FBI screening of National Guard troops: AP Iran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries MORE's win.

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GOP senator: It would be best for Trump 'to resign and go away as soon as possible'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
GOP Sen. Pat ToomeyPatrick (Pat) Joseph ToomeyGovernment used Patriot Act to gather website visitor logs in 2019 Appeals court rules NSA's bulk phone data collection illegal Dunford withdraws from consideration to chair coronavirus oversight panel MORE (R-Pa.) said on two Sunday shows that he agrees with calls for the president to leave office immediately, rather than remaining in the White House until his term expires next week.

Speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press," Toomey said that he agreed with his colleague, Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiDemocratic lawmaker says 'assassination party' hunted for Pelosi during riot Impeachment trial tests Trump's grip on Senate GOP 'Almost Heaven, West Virginia' — Joe Manchin and a 50-50 Senate MORE (R-Alaska), who called for the president to resign immediately.

"I think the best way for our country, Chuck, is for the president to resign and go away as soon as possible," the senator said.
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Ocasio-Cortez: Every minute Trump stays in office 'represents a clear and present danger'
By JOSEPH CHOI 
 
“I absolutely believe that impeachment should be scheduled for several reasons. One, of course, our main priority is to ensure the removal of Donald Trump as president of the United States,” the New York Democrat said. “Every minute and every hour that he is in office represents a clear and present danger, not just to the United States Congress but frankly to the country.”
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Kinzinger: Trump's resignation would be 'best thing for the country to heal'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Republican Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerUpton becomes first member of Congress to vote to impeach two presidents The Hill's Morning Report - Trump impeached again; now what? Kinzinger says he is 'in total peace' after impeachment vote MORE (Ill.) on Sunday said that President Trump's removal from office would be "the best thing for the country to heal."
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Coons: Trump has 'lost the right to be president'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Sen. Chris CoonsChris Andrew CoonsSenate Democrats leery of nixing filibuster Security concerns mount ahead of Biden inauguration Trump impeachment collides with Biden's agenda MORE (D-Del.) called on President Trump to resign or be removed from office on Sunday, telling CBS's Margaret Brennan that Trump had "lost the right to be president" after a violent riot overwhelmed the U.S. Capitol.
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Mulvaney predicts conservatives will move on from Trump
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Former White House Chief of Staff Mick MulvaneyMick MulvaneyAuthor: Meadows is history's worst White House chief of staff The Hill's Morning Report - House to impeach Trump this week Democrats, GOP face defining moments after Capitol riot MORE predicted people who are ideologically aligned with President Trump will move on from Trump himself amid widespread condemnation of the president over last week’s violent riots at the U.S. Capitol.
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Mulvaney: Earlier Trump controversies were 'policy differences' or 'stylistic,' but 'Wednesday was existential'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Former White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, who resigned as envoy to Northern Ireland over President Trump’s handling of the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, on Sunday defended remaining in the administration through earlier controversies.
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Jeffries: 'Trump may be in the Twitter penalty box, but he still has access to the nuclear codes'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesUS Chamber of Commerce to stop supporting some lawmakers following the Capitol riots Lawmakers mount pressure on Trump to leave office Sunday shows - Capitol siege, Trump future dominate MORE (N.Y.) on Sunday argued for the necessity of impeaching President Trump a second time, saying he remains an “existential threat” despite the imminent end of his presidency.
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Clyburn: House has responsibility to impeach Trump over Georgia call
By JOHN BOWDEN 
 
Rep. James Clyburn (R-S.C.), said Sunday that House lawmakers have a responsibility to stick up for the integrity of federal elections with an impeachment of the president over his phone call with Georgia officials.
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Christie: If Trump's actions aren't impeachable, 'then I don't really know what is'
By JOSEPH CHOI
 
Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris ChristieChris ChristieSenator releases photos of man wanted in connection with Capitol riot Press: Only one week left, why impeach him twice? The Hill's Morning Report - House to impeach Trump this week MORE said on Sunday that he believed President Trump’s actions before supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last week amounted to an “impeachable offense.”
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Former NYPD head calls for 9/11-style commission to investigate Capitol riot
By CELINE CASTRONUOVO
 
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on Sunday urged for the creation of a commission similar to the one that investigated the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to investigate Wednesday’s pro-Trump riot at the Capitol.
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Manchin won't say whether he supports $2K checks, says untargeted relief 'not who we are'
By JOHN BOWDEN
 
Democratic Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinBiden tax-hike proposals face bumpy road ahead Senate Democrats leery of nixing filibuster Manchin: Removing Hawley, Cruz with 14th Amendment 'should be a consideration' MORE (W.V.) dodged a question from CNN's Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperOfficials brace for second Trump impeachment trial Sunday shows - Capital locked down ahead of Biden's inauguration Durbin says he won't whip votes for Trump's second impeachment trial MORE on Sunday over whether he would support a second round of stimulus checks for Americans totaling $2,000, but indicated his opposition to providing relief to Americans already receiving aid.
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