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WASHINGTON — House Representative Jamie Raskin, lead impeachment manager, said it was a moment of “special pride” to introduce his fellow impeachment manager Stacey Plaskett to speak on the Senate floor as she is the first delegate to ever serve on a team of impeachment managers in American history. Raskin

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching menacingly for Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as overwhelmed police begged on their radios for help.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Stacey Plaskett couldn’t cast a vote last month when the House impeached former President Donald Trump. But she can help prosecute him. The non-voting delegate from the U.S. Virgin Islands is among the impeachment managers selected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to argue the case that Trump

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WASHINGTON — In a blistering ruling issued late today, the Republican National Committee stripped the Virgin Islands of most of its delegates to this month’s GOP convention and further ruled that John Canegata is no longer the territorial party chairman. The nine-page ruling, issued by the RNC’s Standing Committee on

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FREDERIKSTED – The officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department, St. Croix District, were beneficiaries of 100 plates of food, donated by actress Naturi Naughton of “Power” fame. The food donation, organized by the Office of the Delegate to Congress, was presented to the officers on Sunday at the VIPD

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FREDERIKSTED — The 911 Emergency Call Center received reports over the weekend of vandalism at three offices in downtown Frederiksted. When police investigated, they discovered that four buildings had been tarnished. On Saturday at 8:27 a.m., a concerned citizen reported what appeared to be motor oil was splashed on the

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WASHINGTON — Komal Samaroo, a leading Caribbean business personality, wants the Caribbean region to be better positioned to benefit from its trading relations with the United States through the removal of trade barriers and expanded American investment in the region. Komal Samaroo, chairman of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON –– Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), ranking member on the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment, released the following statement regarding a recent article in the National Review urging Congress not to trust the USVI with post-disaster funds: “It has been my position that the use

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi pledged on Saturday to help speed up the hurricane recovery process in the U.S. Virgin Islands after a visit to St. Thomas with 15 other federal and local legislators. Governor Kenneth Mapp welcomed a congressional delegation to

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CRUZ BAY — Gubernatorial candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt said that she has been following media reports closely concerning Delegate Stacey Plaskett’s Bill H. R. 4731 that proposes to extend the agreement between CBI Acquisitions, the current operator of Caneel Bay Resort, for an additional 60 years and under “very special terms.”

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