Jan. 6

2022-06-24 21:45:04
by Tom Ramstack
Justice Dept. Suspects Trump Supporter of Influencing Jan. 6 Riot Prosecutions

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to investigate whether former Trump attorney Sidney Powell is contributing... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to investigate whether former Trump attorney Sidney Powell is contributing funds to the legal defense of the right ring extremist Oath Keepers accused of raiding the U.S. Capitol on Jan.... Read More

Agents Search Home of Trump-era Justice Dept. Official

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have searched the Virginia home of a Trump-era Justice Department official who championed efforts by... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have searched the Virginia home of a Trump-era Justice Department official who championed efforts by President Donald Trump to overturn the results of the 2020 election and who is expected to be prominently featured in... Read More

2022-06-21 21:33:23
by Tom Ramstack
House Hearing Shows Trump Pressured State Election Officials

WASHINGTON — The House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6, Attack on the U.S. Capitol held its fourth hearing... Read More

WASHINGTON — The House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6, Attack on the U.S. Capitol held its fourth hearing Tuesday, this time revealing new evidence former President Donald Trump exerted possible illegal influence on state and federal officials to... Read More

1/6 Panel: No Idea More 'Un-American' Than Rejecting Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 1/6 committee on Thursday plunged into Donald Trump’s last-ditch effort to salvage the 2020 election by pressuring Vice President... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 1/6 committee on Thursday plunged into Donald Trump’s last-ditch effort to salvage the 2020 election by pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to defy historical precedent and reject the electoral count in the run-up to the U.S. Capitol riot. With two witnesses... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel: Trump Ex-Campaign Manager Pulls Out of Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Bill Stepien abruptly pulled out of Monday’s appearance before the House committee... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Bill Stepien abruptly pulled out of Monday’s appearance before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, citing a family emergency, the panel said. The committee was told on Monday... Read More

Capitol Riot Panel Blames Trump for 1/6 'Attempted Coup'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has laid the blame firmly on Donald... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has laid the blame firmly on Donald Trump, saying the assault was not spontaneous but an “attempted coup” and a direct result of the defeated president's effort... Read More

What We Know About Trump's Actions as Insurrection Unfolded

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 will hold their first prime-time hearing Thursday to share what... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 will hold their first prime-time hearing Thursday to share what they have uncovered about then-President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, which culminated in the deadly... Read More

'Will We Do Our Duty?' Cheney Lays Her Legacy on the Line

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has been thinking lately about her great-great-grandfather, a man who fought for the Union... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., has been thinking lately about her great-great-grandfather, a man who fought for the Union in the Civil War, as the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol insurrection prepares to launch a prime-time hearing of its... Read More

Proud Boys Charged With Seditious Conspiracy in Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former top leader of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group and other members were charged with... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former top leader of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group and other members were charged with seditious conspiracy for what federal prosecutors say was a coordinated attack on the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying... Read More

An Infamous Day. A Search for Answers. Will America Tune In?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are processing the nightmare of the slaughter of children in Texas, the racist murders in Buffalo, New York, and the... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are processing the nightmare of the slaughter of children in Texas, the racist murders in Buffalo, New York, and the other numbingly repeated scenes of carnage in the United States. They're contending with what feels like highway robbery at the gas... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas McCarthy, Four Other GOP Lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel issued subpoenas Thursday to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel issued subpoenas Thursday to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers in its probe into the violent Jan. 6 insurrection, an extraordinary step that has little precedent and is certain to further... Read More

Call Pence or Trump? It's Decision Time for Jan. 6 Panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet to talk to the two most prominent players in that day’s events — former President Donald Trump and former Vice... Read More

NYPD Veteran Convicted of Assaulting Officer in Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury on Monday convicted a New York Police Department veteran of assaulting an officer during the... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury on Monday convicted a New York Police Department veteran of assaulting an officer during the U.S. Capitol riot, rejecting his claim that he was defending himself when he tackled the officer and grabbed his gas... Read More

2022-05-02 20:36:25
by Dan McCue
Federal Judge Tosses Out RNC Bid to Block Select Committee Subpoena 

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has tossed out a Republican National Committee bid to block a subpoena to a third-party... Read More

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has tossed out a Republican National Committee bid to block a subpoena to a third-party vendor from the select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, siege on the U.S. Capitol by angry supporters of then-President... Read More

Judge: Georgia Voters Can Challenge Greene's Reelection Run

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that a group of Georgia voters can proceed with legal efforts... Read More

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that a group of Georgia voters can proceed with legal efforts seeking to disqualify U.S Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene from running for reelection to Congress, citing her role in the deadly... Read More

AP Source: Kimberly Guilfoyle Meets with Jan. 6 Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kimberly Guilfoyle, the fiancée of former President Donald Trump’s eldest son, met with the House committee investigating... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kimberly Guilfoyle, the fiancée of former President Donald Trump’s eldest son, met with the House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection Monday — more than a month after she abruptly ended a voluntary interview with lawmakers — according to... Read More

AP Sources: Trump Aide Stephen Miller to Speak to 1/6 Panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Miller, who served as a top aide to President Donald Trump, will appear Thursday before the congressional... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Miller, who served as a top aide to President Donald Trump, will appear Thursday before the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to two people familiar with the matter. Miller was a senior adviser for policy... Read More

Ex-Officer Convicted of Storming Capitol to Disrupt Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury convicted a former Virginia police officer of storming the U.S. Capitol with another off-duty officer to... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury convicted a former Virginia police officer of storming the U.S. Capitol with another off-duty officer to obstruct Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory. Jurors on Monday convicted former Rocky Mount police officer Thomas Robertson of... Read More

Ex-Police Officer Faces Jury Trial on Capitol Riot Charges

Over a year ago, two off-duty police officers from a small town in Virginia were charged with storming the U.S. Capitol together.... Read More

Over a year ago, two off-duty police officers from a small town in Virginia were charged with storming the U.S. Capitol together. A trial for one of them starts this week. The other could be a key prosecution witness. The trial of former... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Missing Roughly Eight Hours of Trump's Phone Calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol has identified a roughly eight-hour gap... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol has identified a roughly eight-hour gap in official records of then-President Donald Trump's phone calls as the violence unfolded and his supporters stormed the building, according to... Read More

Scavino, Navarro Face Contempt Vote From Jan. 6 Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is pushing ahead with contempt... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is pushing ahead with contempt charges against former Trump advisers Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino in response to their monthslong refusal to comply with subpoenas. Navarro, Trump’s trade adviser, and... Read More

Official Guilty of Illegally Entering Capitol Grounds Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday convicted an elected official from New Mexico of illegally entering restricted U.S.... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday convicted an elected official from New Mexico of illegally entering restricted U.S. Capitol grounds but acquitted him of engaging in disorderly conduct during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential election victory.... Read More

Judge to Hear Closing Arguments in Second Capitol Riot Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is expected to hear attorneys’ closing arguments on Tuesday in the trial of an... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is expected to hear attorneys’ closing arguments on Tuesday in the trial of an elected official from New Mexico charged with illegally entering U.S. Capitol grounds during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential... Read More

Capitol Riot Trial Opens for Cowboys for Trump Founder

WASHINGTON (AP) — An elected official from New Mexico has vowed to ride a horse to court on Monday for... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — An elected official from New Mexico has vowed to ride a horse to court on Monday for his trial on charges that he illegally entered the U.S. Capitol grounds on the day a pro-Trump mob disrupted the certification of... Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Sees Evidence of Trump 'Criminal Conspiracy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol said Wednesday for the first time that its evidence suggests crimes may have been committed by former President Donald Trump and his associates in the... Read More

Many Capitol Riot Cases Could Hinge on 1st Trial's Outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department launched one of the largest and most complex criminal investigations in its history after... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department launched one of the largest and most complex criminal investigations in its history after a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol over a year ago. Now it's time for a jury to hear... Read More

Biden Orders Release of Trump White House Logs to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is ordering the release of Trump White House visitor logs to the House committee... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is ordering the release of Trump White House visitor logs to the House committee investigating the riot of Jan. 6, 2021, once more rejecting former President Donald Trump's claims of executive privilege. The committee... Read More

Report: Conspiracy Theorists Fuel Bump in Extremist Killings

Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings... Read More

Newer strains of far-right movements fueled by conspiracy theories, misogyny and anti-vaccine proponents contributed to a modest rise in killings by domestic extremists in the United States last year, according to a report released Tuesday by a Jewish civil rights group. Killings... Read More

McConnell Rebukes RNC, Calls Jan. 6 'Violent Insurrection'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Republican National Committee for censuring two House GOP lawmakers... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Republican National Committee for censuring two House GOP lawmakers investigating the “violent insurrection” on Jan. 6, 2021, saying it’s not the party’s job to police the views of lawmakers.... Read More

Supreme Court Allows Jan. 6 Committee to Get Trump Documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. The justices on Wednesday rejected a bid by Trump... Read More

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