Tag: capitol riot

Watchdog Group Calls For Probe Of Trump’s ‘Weaponization’ Of Justice Department

A citizens watchdog organization has called for a federal criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s suspected “weaponization” of the Justice Department in an attempt...

Kevin McCarthy Chooses 5 House Republicans To Serve On Jan. 6 Committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has reportedly chosen five fellow Republicans to serve on the select committee that will investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection...

Rep. Ted Lieu, Megyn Kelly Escalate Twitter Feud Over Jan. 6 Riot

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and former Fox News host Megyn Kelly continue to butt heads on Twitter over the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S....

Stephen Colbert Puts The Spotlight On ‘More Idiots’ Charged In U.S. Capitol Riot

Stephen Colbert talked through the legal troubles faced by alleged participants in the U.S. Capitol riot on Tuesday and concluded some weren’t the sharpest tools in...

Trump Supporters Openly Discussed Armed ‘Revolution’ Before Capitol Riot: FBI Report

Donald Trump supporters were openly discussing bringing arms to the U.S. Capitol to launch a “revolution” on Jan. 6, according to FBI intelligence, NBC News reported...

Christopher Wray: FBI Still Working On Hundreds Of U.S. Capitol Riot Cases

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday the agency is still pursuing hundreds of suspects as part of its investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on...

‘Traitors Need To Be Executed’: ‘Stop The Steal’ Organizer Indicted In Jan. 6 Conspiracy Case

Alan Hostetter was “in the middle of nowhere in Arkansas” when he hit the record button. It was late November, a few weeks after what...

Capitol Police Officer Recounts Facing Jan. 6 Mob: Like ‘A Horde Of Zombies’

U.S. Capitol Police officer James Blassingame spoke to PBS this week about his harrowing experience during the Jan. 6 insurrection and his disappointment in its...

Putin Criticizes US Response To Capitol Attack

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday set a tough tone for his upcoming summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, accusing Washington of...

Rep. Gerry Connolly Calls On Biden To Create Jan. 6 Commission After ‘Cowardly’ GOP Vote

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) called on President Joe Biden to establish a presidential Jan. 6 commission following the “cowardly” filibuster by Republicans to block a congressional...

The Filibuster Discourages Bipartisanship. The GOP Filibuster Of A Jan. 6 Commission Just Proved it.

For the first time in 2021, Senate Republicans filibustered a bill: the measure to create a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the...

Sheryl Sandberg Slammed For Saying Capitol Riot Was Not ‘Largely’ Planned On Facebook

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg was lambasted on social media on Monday after she claimed that last week’s Capitol insurrection was not “largely organized” on Facebook,...