Capitol riots

Looking inside the House select committee’s hearing on January 6 investigation

The House select committee investigating the January 6 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol held its first primetime hearing last night. The committee chair called the attack a culmination of an attempted coup by former President Donald Trump and his allies, accusing them of spreading lies and threatening American democracy as they tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

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.