Capitol riots

Select Committee investigating capitol riots to hold final meeting

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riots at the US Capitol will hold its final public meeting on Monday with the panel’s full report expected to come out Dec. 21.

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riots at the US Capitol will hold its final public meeting on Monday with the panel’s full report expected to come out Dec. 21.

Former aide: Trump was told protesters had weapons on Jan. 6

By Mary Clare Jalonick, Farnoush Amiri, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo (AP)

Cassidy Hutchinson, a key aide in Donald Trump’s White House, told the House committee investigating the violent Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection on Tuesday that Trump was informed that the supporters he addressed that morning had weapons but he told officials to “let my people in” and march to the Capitol.

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.