Capitol riots

President Biden blasts former President Trump during speech on Capitol riot anniversary

America is marking the one year anniversary of the assault on the U.S. Capitol. It was a year ago when thousands supporters of former President Trump stormed the Capitol for several hours. The insurrection left about 140 officers injured and several rioters dead. Today, President Joe Biden laid much of the blame for that attack on democracy at the former president’s feet.

Nearly a year later, AG Merrick Garland focussing on holding all those involved in Capitol riot accountable

Thursday marks one year since the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. Attorney General Merrick Garland delivered a speech to his employees about holding those involved in the violent riot accountable. On Capitol Hill, the separate House Select Committee investigation into the insurrection continues to expand, focusing on former President Trump’s inner circle.

Nearly a year after the Capitol insurrection, 70% of Americans polled believe it was a threat to our democracy

It has been nearly a year since the surreal scene played out in Washington, when a violent mob of pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol. As we approach the anniversary of the insurrection, a new ABC News poll shows more than 70% of Americans believe that riot was a threat to our democracy, and a majority of 58% believe Donald Trump bears a share of the blame.

SC resident indicted in connection with Capitol Riot

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — A South Carolina resident is indicted in the investigation into the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. According to the US Attorney’s Office,  George Tenney of Anderson is accused of pushing an employee of the House Sergeant at Arms and joining in the effort to force open the doors of the capitol to allow…