Police know of no specific threats of violence, but there’s been a national call for armed marches in all 50 state capitals.
Tag: Capitol riot
Joe Benning: Extremists posing as Republicans
They are not "patriots." They are not "real Americans." They are anarchists who believe in mob rule, plain and simple.
Kevin Ellis: Admitting defeat is the first step
Biden could be like Ulysses S. Grant and extend a hand of reconciliation to the other side. But the extended hand needs to be grabbed by a partner in peace who acknowledges defeat.
Vermont Conversation: Rev. Arnold Thomas on white rage and pursuing peace
“I believe America is in the midst of a political war,” says Rev. Thomas. “We as a nation are not far removed from the civil unrest that sparked the war between the states back in 1861.”
Mike Woodfield: The lessons of Watergate
Are we in the final act of this tragedy? Who can put an end to this?
Vermont National Guard headed for Washington before inauguration
About 100 Guardsmen from Vermont will be part of the effort to ensure a peaceful transition of power on Jan. 20.
Kolby LaMarche: Vermont GOP leadership must resign
In response to the egregious terrorist attack on our nation, Deb Billado released a flippant statement that failed to condemn — or even name — the man who incited a violent mob and a siege of our Capitol which resulted in multiple deaths.
‘Was a great time,’ says a Vermonter who was close to the insurrection
Anthony "Rooster" Sabens of Coventry posted several videos online of last week’s riots at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, including one where people can be heard yelling “Push!” as people try to breach a door into the building.
Vermont Conversation: Leahy and Welch on the 'catastrophe' of the Trump presidency
Sen. Leahy says that he believes Trump “will be remembered in history as a disaster to our constitution."
Welch joins House in impeaching Trump a second time
“Will Congress condone through acquiescence, or condemn through impeachment, Donald Trump's violent acts to overturn the election? Congress must impeach,” Welch said.
Middlebury College revokes Rudy Giuliani’s honorary degree
In announcing earlier the degree might be revoked, President Laurie Patton cited "our responsibility for safeguarding and improving our fragile democracy, especially those of us privileged to be in higher education."
House likely to impeach Trump on Wednesday
All three members of Vermont’s congressional delegation have expressed support for swiftly removing the president from office before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Jan. 20.
Spencer Putnam: Next steps -- impeach, convict, disqualify
Proceeding with the impeachment process after Trump is no longer in office is important because it makes possible the third step -- disqualification of Trump from holding any future office or position of trust.
Becca Balint: The discomfort and danger of being duped
Accepting the truth of the situation — that in fact Joe Biden clearly and decisively won the election — means also accepting that you were duped by the man you thought was looking out for you and your interests.