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.
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.
A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked the release of White House records sought by a U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, granting – for now – a request from former President Donald Trump.
By Mary Clare Jalonick
The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.