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Trump 'bears responsibility' for US Capitol riot: top House Republican

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The top Republican in the House of Representatives says that Donald Trump "bears responsibility" for inciting a riot at the US Capitol, in a floor speech an hour before a bipartisan majority is expected to impeach the president for an unprecedented second time. SOUNDBITE

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