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Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: Jan. 7, 2021 | Growing calls for Trump’s immediate removal from office” – below is their description.
After Wednesday’s riots at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from the White House. Jackson Proskow reports on the aftermath of the attempted coup that Trump instigated.
The Republican Party is facing a reckoning after U.S. President Donald Trump inspired an attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Now some of Trump’s most loyal allies are no longer standing by his side. Eric Sorensen explains.
Capitol Police are taking heat for their response to the Trump supporters that stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday. Most of that violent mob was white, and critics say officers were a lot harsher with Black Lives Matter protesters last year. Mike Armstrong looks into accusations of racism and a double standard.
After an attempted coup by his supporters, the clock is ticking on Donald Trump’s presidency. What could it mean for Canada? Mercedes Stephenson looks at what Canadian security officials are focusing on during Trump’s final days in office.
Experts say there is growing evidence schools can contribute to the spread of the coronavirus in communities. As Heather Yourex-West explains, Alberta students are days away from returning to classrooms.
Trump’s legacy is now defined by the Capitol riot. As Global National anchor and executive editor Dawna Friesen explains, the reckless act is a morbid reminder of democracy’s fragility.
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