Jan. 6 rioter and aspiring Proud Boy who encountered Senator Schumer sentenced to over 4 years

Jan.  6 rioter and aspiring Proud Boy who encountered Senator Schumer sentenced to over 4 years

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer speaks during the signing ceremony for The Inflation Reduction Act in the White House August 16, 2022Drew Angerer/Getty Images A Maryland man affiliated with the far-right Proud Boys extremist group was sentenced on Monday to more than four years in prison for storming the US Capitol, where he encountered Senate … Read more

Man fires gunshots near US Capitol, dies after crashing car into barricade – National

Man fires gunshots near US Capitol, dies after crashing car into barricade – National

A man died in an apparent suicide early on Sunday after crashing his car into a barricade near the US Capitol and firing shots into the air, police said. While the man was getting out of the crashed car, he became engulfed in flames just after 4 am at East Capitol Street and Second Street, … Read more

Man who attacked police with poles during US Capitol riot sentenced to more than five years in prison

Man who attacked police with poles during US Capitol riot sentenced to more than five years in prison

A man who attacked police officers with poles during the riot at the US Capitol was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five years in prison, matching the longest term of imprisonment so far among hundreds of Capitol riot prosecutions. Mark Ponder, a 56-year-old resident of Washington, DC, said he “got caught up” in the … Read more

Trump dismissed pleas to halt US Capitol riot, Jan. 6 committee hears

Trump dismissed pleas to halt US Capitol riot, Jan.  6 committee hears

Images of former US President Donald Trump are displayed during a hearing by the House Select Committee in Washington on July 21.SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images For more than three hours on Jan. 6, 2021, Donald Trump dismissed pleas from his top aides, lawyers and family members to halt a riot by his supporters at the US … Read more

Trump dismissed pleas to halt US Capitol riot, Jan. 6 committee hears

Trump dismissed pleas to halt US Capitol riot, Jan.  6 committee hears

Images of former US President Donald Trump are displayed during a hearing by the House Select Committee in Washington on July 21.SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images For more than three hours on Jan. 6, 2021, Donald Trump dismissed pleas from his top aides, lawyers and family members to halt a riot by his supporters at the US … Read more

Jan. 6 panel: Five takeaways about Trump’s actions to overturn election from

Jan.  6 panel: Five takeaways about Trump’s actions to overturn election from

Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., lead a hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol at the Capitol in Washington DC on July 12.Doug Mills/The Associated Press Tuesday’s congressional committee hearing into the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot by supporters of then-President Donald … Read more

Jan. 6 investigation hears Trump held ‘unhinged’ White House meeting before tweet calling supporters to Capitol

Jan.  6 investigation hears Trump held ‘unhinged’ White House meeting before tweet calling supporters to Capitol

Stephen Ayres, who was a participant in the January 6 attack, and Jason Van Tatenhove, a former spokesperson for the Oath Keepers, are sworn in by the House select committee during the seventh public hearing in Washington on July 12.POOL/Reuters Donald Trump hosted a chaotic six-hour White House meeting at which he discussed ordering the … Read more

Former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone gives Jan. 6 panel testimony, new info

Former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone gives Jan.  6 panel testimony, new info

Pat Cipollone, the former White House counsel under President Donald Trump, arrives at an interview room in the Ford House Office Building after a break while answering questions from investigators with the Jan. 6 Select Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 8, 2022.Gemunu Amarasinghe/The Associated Press Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone “did … Read more

Jan. 6 panel: More turning up with evidence against Trump

Jan.  6 panel: More turning up with evidence against Trump

More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 US Capitol riot after former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s devastating testimony last week against former president Donald Trump, says a member of a House committee investigating the insurrection. The panel already has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, who investigators remain … Read more

Liz Cheney calls Trump’s election actions more chilling than imagined

Liz Cheney calls Trump’s election actions more chilling than imagined

Republican US Representative Liz Cheney said on Wednesday that Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election were “more chilling and more threatening” than first imagined, while calling on Republicans to choose between loyalty to Trump and the Constitution. Cheney, a commanding presence on the congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, US Capitol riot … Read more