US Capitol attack: Trump at bay as first Republican senator calls for resignation

  • President faces second impeachment and calls to quit
  • Twitter bans Trump to prevent ‘further incitement of violence’
  • Sidney Blumenthal: This was a perverse civil war re-enactment

Pressure was mounting on Donald Trump on Saturday, as Democrats in the House prepared to impeach him a second time and after a first Republican senator called publicly for his removal and Twitter banned his account, removing his most powerful means of spreading lies and incitements to violence.

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