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The National Museum of American History Collects Objects From US Capitol Riot To Help Future Generations

The Smithsonian (United States National Museum) is collecting objects to help document the US Capitol riot for future generations. Among the items collected are: Protest signs, small American flags, a banner, branded 2020 “Trump Keep America Great” campaign clothes and documents such as pamphlets and business cards. In a statement, the museum’s director explained that the museum “has an ongoing

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Resigns

Donald Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy Devos has submitted her resignation. She is the second Cabinet member to resign after the pro-Trump riots that took place at the US Capitol on Wednesday. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao resigned earlier. According to The Hill, Betsy Devos described Wednesday’s violence carried out at Capitol Hill as an “inflection point.”

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