Organizer of U.S. election result protest in Red Deer charged

The person who organized a protest in Red Deer Wednesday has been charged under the Public Health Act. READ MORE: U.S. Capitol secured after violent protest in support of Trump leaves 1 woman dead RCMP said officers were called to a demonstration near City Hall Park at around noon. “Approximately 30 individuals were gathered to […]

MAGA vs. BLM: Photos show stark contrast in police response to unrest – National

Peaceful demonstrators for racial justice were tear-gassed in Lafayette Square last June so U.S. President Donald Trump could take photos at a nearby church in Washington, D.C. Seven months later, a mob inspired by the president’s baseless conspiracy theories smashed through the doors of the U.S. Capitol, pushed past security and ran amok inside […]

Trudeau is ‘concerned’ by violence in D.C., says he hopes it ‘will calm down’ – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is “concerned” by the ongoing violence in Washington, following the news that supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump have violently stormed the Capitol. “Obviously we’re concerned and we’re following the situation minute by minute as it unfolds. There is an important electoral process unfolding in the United States, […]

Current, former Republican officials condemn ‘scheme’ to overturn U.S. election for Trump – National

WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election was condemned Sunday by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep U.S. President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a […]

Pence looks to quash last-gasp lawsuit aimed at overturning U.S. election – National

The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to dismiss a last-gasp lawsuit led by a House Republican that seeks to give Vice-President Mike Pence the power to overturn the results of the presidential election won by Joe Biden when Congress formally counts the Electoral College votes next week. Read more: GOP Senator rebukes […]

GOP Senator rebukes ‘dangerous ploy’ to overturn U.S. election results – National

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska issued a pointed rebuke Thursday of GOP attempts to object Jan. 6 to the Electoral College tally of the presidential election, warning colleagues against a “dangerous ploy” that could damage the nation’s civic traditions. Sasse, a potential 2024 presidential contender, posted a lengthy explanation of his views on […]

Biden, Mexican president agree to work together on border migration – National

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Saturday committed to work on a humane strategy to regional migration by addressing its root causes in Central America and southern Mexico. The two leaders in a phone call “discussed working together on a new approach to regional migration that offers alternatives […]

Trump may name Sidney Powell as voter fraud special counsel: sources – National

U.S. President Donald Trump floated naming lawyer Sidney Powell, who was booted from his campaign’s legal team after pushing unfounded conspiracy theories, as a special counsel investigating allegations of voter fraud as he grasps for straws to stay in power. During a Friday meeting at the White House, Trump went as far as discussing […]

Trump says he’ll leave White House if Electoral College votes for Biden – National

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the Nov. 3 election, even as he reiterated his unfounded claims of massive voter fraud. Speaking to reporters on the Thanksgiving holiday, Republican Trump said […]