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Editorial: President Trump should leave now (or be removed)

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President Donald Trump speaks to the "Stop The Steal" rallyJan. 6 in Washington. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images/TNS)

President Donald Trump should resign immediately and turn the government over to Vice President Mike Pence in a caretaker role until President-elect Joe Biden can be inaugurated Jan. 20.

Trump’s unfounded claims of electoral fraud inflamed a crowd of protesters who stormed the U.S. Capitol in a disgraceful act of sedition Wednesday.  

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or