8 Jan 2021

Trump to snub Biden inauguration as he faces impeachment calls

Washington Correspondent

Washington and the US are still reeling from Wednesday’s extraordinary events.

Five people are now known to have died in the storming of the Capitol building by a pro-Trump mob, including a police officer.

Federal prosecutors are investigating charges of sedition against the president for inciting them.

He has changed his tone dramatically in a highly-scripted speech, but he has said he won’t be showing up for the inauguration.