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.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection 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 officials, a South Carolina man was sentenced to 44 months in prison for assaulting law enforcement during the breach of the Capitol on January 6.
Local activists gathered at the Statehouse Thursday to mark the one year anniversary of the January 6 attack at the Capitol.
The trauma of the January 6 insurrection is something many lawmakers and staffers are still living and struggling with.
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.
In a string of Tweets sent out this morning, Senator Lindsey Graham responded to speeches from President Biden and Vice President Harris on the insurrection at the Capitol a year ago.
President Joe Biden has marked the anniversary of the violent Capitol insurrection by forcefully condemning Donald Trump’s election “big lie” that sparked the deadly breaching of the building and continues to motivate deep national division.
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.
There are new security measures in Washington DC as we approach the anniversary of the January 6 insurrection. The Department of Homeland Security warns law enforcement to be on alert.