January 6

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.

Jan. 6 Capitol attack committee goes prime time with probe

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Farnoush Amiri (AP)

Thursday’s prime-time hearing will open with eyewitness testimony from the first police officer pummeled in the mob riot and from a documentary filmmaker who recorded the melee, and it will feature the committee’s accounts from Trump’s aides and family members of the deadly siege that put U.S. democracy at risk.

Kevin McCarthy, four GOP colleagues, subpoenaed to testify before House Select Committee investigating January 6 attack

Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy has been subpoenaed, along with four of his GOP colleagues, to testify before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The rare move marks a turning point in the the House Select Committee’s probe, as the panel is poised to begin a series of public hearings next month.