- Snopes 18:43April 10, 2021‘Clear the Capitol,’ Pence Pleaded, Timeline of Riot ShowsNew details about the deadly U.S. Capitol riot are contained in a previously undisclosed document prepared by the Pentagon for internal use that was obtained by The Associated Press.
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Business Insider 18:35April 10, 2021A college student hit a police officer over the head with his skateboard during the Capitol riot, says indictmentGrady Douglas Owens, 21, from Florida, gave the police officer a concussion after he struck him with his skateboard on January 6.
< News, UK Weekend, News UK, capitol riots, Florida, Police, Skateboard >
- New York Magazine 22:31April 9, 2021Trump and Rubio, Best of FrenemiesRubio seems as tormented as ever by the man who rolled over him five years ago.
< politics, marco rubio, donald trump, 2016 presidential election, vision 2020, capitol riot, electoral vote count, jeb bush, lindsey graham, rand paul, ted cruz, 2022 midterms, ivanka trump, republicans, immigration >
- New York Magazine 17:00April 9, 2021What Is the Republican Party’s Position on Voting Rights?The implicit GOP position is to defer to states and localities — so far as their decisions help Republicans.
< politics, voting rights, republicans, democrats, for the people act, john lewis voting rights act, shelby county v. holder, donald trump, voter fraud, heritage foundation, election coup, capitol riot, electoral vote count >
- New York Magazine 23:53April 8, 2021Manchin Closes Door on Gutting the Filibuster, But It Gets WorseDemocrats have a West Virginia shaped thorn in their sides.
< politics, joe manchin, filibuster, budget reconciliation, chuck schumer, bipartisanship, kyrsten sinema, for the people act, voting rights, capitol riot, donald trump >
- Business Insider 23:07April 8, 2021'Run, Ron, Run!': Trump urges his staunch ally Sen. Ron Johnson, who downplayed the Capitol riot, to seek reelection"He has no idea how popular he is," former President Donald Trump said in a statement. "Run, Ron, Run!"
< Politics, News, Ron Johnson, Donald Trump, Elections, Senate, Republicans, Congress, capitol riot >
- Business Insider 08:44April 8, 2021The Capitol riot defendants are turning on each other and outing Proud Boys leadershipMore than one defendant in January's Capitol riots has turned on the far-right Proud Boys, striking deals to help prosecutors build cases against its leaders.
< News, Politics, InsiderAsia, capitol riots, capitol, Proud Boys >
- New York Magazine 02:37April 8, 2021Why Republicans Think They Can Regain Power Without Repudiating TrumpismFrom the midterm precedents to the belief that Trump expanded the GOP’s reach, Republicans have a host of reasons to be complacent.
< politics, republican party, trumpism, donald trump, election coup, voter fraud, capitol riot, joe biden, 2022 midterms, 2024 elections, redistricting, voter suppression, white working-class voters, jim banks >
- New York Magazine 18:54April 7, 2021It’s Time to Fix the Law That Led to the Capitol RiotAn obscure 1887 law intended to resolve disputed presidential elections instead gave Trump and his supporters one last chance to overturn the results.
< politics, capitol riot, january 6 vote, electoral count act, donald trump, joe biden, 1876 presidential election, 2000 presidential election, vision 2020, bush v. gore, mike pence >
- New York Magazine 16:00April 7, 2021Six Bad Ideas About Voting That Republicans Need to AbandonThe GOP insists its efforts in Georgia and beyond aren’t about voter suppression, but its faulty assumptions are preventing real election reform.
< politics, voting rights, donald trump, georgia election law, brian kemp, brad raffensperger, corporate boycotts, stacey abrams, voting rights act of 1965, shelby county v. holder, capitol riot, election coup >
- Business Insider 13:33April 7, 2021Tucker Carlson defended a man accused of storming the Capitol with zip-tie handcuffs, asking for 'perspective' in how he is treatedCarlson has sought to portray the response to the Capitol riot as a bid to persecute ordinary conservatives.
< Politics, Tucker Carlson, Fox news, capitol riots, Eric Munchel, News UK >
- Business Insider 06:08April 7, 2021A researcher suggested US Capitol rioters came from towns that fear the rise of immigrants and people of color. Reactions to that finding reveal how divided the right and left are.Robert Pape found that a majority of Capitol rioters were white males who feared they would be "replaced" as demographics shift.
< Politics, Law, capitol riot >
- New York Magazine 21:41April 6, 2021Slain Capitol Police Officer to Lie in Honor at U.S. CapitolWilliam Evans, an 18-year veteran of the Capitol Police, was killed in a vehicle attack outside the Capitol on Friday.
< politics, capitol hill, capitol riot >
- Business Insider 12:57April 6, 2021A man charged with storming the Capitol in an Oath Keepers hat is negotiating a plea deal, federal prosecutors said in deleted filingThe court filing - which was meant to be under seal - was somehow posted publicly on Monday. It was quickly taken down.
< Politics, News UK, Jon Schaffer, Capitol Siege, capitol riot >
- Snopes 18:54April 3, 2021Deadly Breach Could Delay Decisions About Capitol FencingThe fencing had been erected to secure the U.S. Capitol after a violent mob of of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the building Jan. 6.
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots, Noah Green >
- New York Magazine 20:41April 2, 2021Capitol Police: Vehicle Rams Barrier, Suspect Taken Into CustodyTwo officers are injured, according to authorities.
< politics, capitol hill, capitol riot >
- Huffington Post UK 09:50April 1, 2021Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump For Physical, Emotional Injuries Suffered In Riot
< News, Politics, Donald Trump, capitol riot, Lawsuit, capitol police, donald-trump, capitol-riot, lawsuit, capitol-police >
- Business Insider 05:47April 1, 2021California man accused of using stun gun on police officer who had a heart attack during the Capitol riot has been arrestedDaniel Rodriguez is accused of using a stun gun on DC Metropolitan Police Officer Mika Fanone who suffered a mild heart attack during the insurrection.
< Politics, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Capitol Siege, Arrest, Charges >
- Breitbart News 02:01April 1, 2021Minister Sues Nancy Pelosi, Kamala Harris for Blocking Good Friday Vigil with Capitol FenceA minister filed a lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi and Kamala Harris claiming the fence surrounding the Capitol is preventing him from holding a prayer vigil.
< Faith, Politics, Capitol riot, due process, Fifth Amendment, First Amendment Rights, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Patrick Mahoney, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, U.S. Capitol, U.S. Capitol Police >
- New York Magazine 23:44March 31, 2021Two Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump Over Injuries Sustained in RiotThe officers are each seeking at least $75,000 in damages, arguing that Trump bears responsibility for inciting his followers to riot on January 6.
< capitol riot, insurrection, donald trump, january 6, capitol police, politics, crime >
- Breitbart News 07:04March 31, 2021Report: Many 'Unlikely' to Face Jail Time for Capitol Riot, 'Could Embarrass Biden Administration'Many who entered the Capitol building during January 6 protests of the 2020 election outcome are "unlikely" to face jail time -- a "jarring reality check" for Americans "outraged by the storming of Capitol Hill," according to a Politico report on Tuesday.
< 2020 Election, Crime, Politics, 2020 presidential election, 2020 Presidential Race, Biden Administration, Capitol riots, Joe Biden, National Guard >
- New York Magazine 23:03March 30, 2021Georgia Trooper Claims Legislator’s Knock Raised Fears of January 6 RepeatWas Governor Brian Kemp really endangered by Park Cannon tapping on his door in hopes of watching him sign a controversial election bill?
< politics, voting rights, georgia election law, park cannon, brian kemp, stacey abrams, georgia state patrol, voter suppression, 2022 midterms, donald trump, capitol riot >
- Snopes 20:51March 30, 2021QAnon Facebook Group Linked to Capitol Riot Still ActiveThe group has also hosted violent rhetoric, QAnon recruitment, and was used to coordinate real-time movements to "block" a Biden-Harris campaign bus.
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Business Insider 16:16March 28, 2021Parler allegedly warned the FBI of 'specific threats of violence' more than 50 times ahead of the Capitol riotThe Justice Department has previously said insurrectionists used Parler's platform to plan the violent events that transpired during the Capitol riot.
< Tech Insider, Politics, News, Parler, capitol riot, Insurrection 2021, FBI, Carolyn Maloney, extremisim, Trump 2020 >
- Business Insider 19:20March 27, 2021Capitol protester spotted at anti-mask rally while under indictment, and his lawyer says he has not been paid, according to reportThe lawyer of Mark Sahady told the Daily Beast his client hasn't paid him for his work and is not responding to his phone calls.
< News, UK Weekend, News UK, capitol riots, Law >
- Snopes 19:19March 27, 2021Prosecutors Struggle with Consistent Story in Jan. 6 CasesThe question at the heart of the criminal case against its members and associates in the attack on the U.S. Capitol is: What, exactly, did they intend to do?
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- New York Magazine 19:28March 26, 2021January 6 Commission Dies, As Republicans Oppose Focus on January 6With the GOP demanding an investigation of left-wing violence unrelated to the Capitol riot, Pelosi is shifting to a regular House investigation.
< politics, capitol riot, janury 6, january 6 commission, 9/11 commission, nancy pelosi, racial justice protests, congressional republicans >
- New York Magazine 18:20March 26, 2021Trump Complains Government Is ‘Persecuting’ Capitol Rioters“It was zero threat, right from the start.”
< politics, the national interest, donald trump, capitol riot, authoritarianism >
- Business Insider 17:23March 26, 2021Trump falsely claims the Capitol rioters were 'hugging and kissing' police as they stormed the buildingFormer President Donald Trump falsely claimed the rioters posed "zero threat" and defended his loyalists who overran the Capitol on January 6.
< Politics, News, Donald Trump, capitol riot, Insurrection 2021, Capitol Siege, capitol police, Fox news, Laura Ingraham >
- Business Insider 16:18March 26, 2021Support for political violence among Americans is on the rise. It's a grim warning about America's political future.A new poll shows that a third of Americans support the use of political violence - a troubling finding that extends beyond the 2020 election.
< Opinion, Politics, Opinion, BI Commentary, Politics, political violence, Poll, capitol riot, Capitol Siege, Elections, Donald Trump >
- Snopes 15:38March 26, 2021Dominion Voting Sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 Voter Fraud ClaimsDominion argues that Fox News, which amplified inaccurate assertions that Dominion altered votes, “sold a false story of election fraud in order to serve its own commercial purposes, severely injuring Dominion in the process,” according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Associated Press.
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots, Second Trump Impeachment, Voter Fraud Rumors >
- Huffington Post UK 10:59March 26, 2021Delusional Trump Makes Bizarre 'Hugging And Kissing' Claim About Capitol Riot
< News, Politics, Donald Trump, black lives matter, capitol riot, falsehoods, donald-trump, black-lives-matter, capitol-riot >
- Business Insider 01:42March 26, 2021Mark Zuckerberg claimed the reason Facebook keeps showing up in Capitol riot lawsuits is because it's really helpful to policeDuring a congressional hearing on social-media misinformation, Zuckerberg said Facebook didn't play a significant role in helping rioters organize.
< Tech Insider, Politics, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, Congress, Congressional hearings, Big Tech, Misinformation, capitol riots >
- Business Insider 17:02March 25, 20212 brothers were charged over the Capitol Riot. One yelled a Proud Boys slogan as he broke in, prosecutors say.Matthew Leland Klein and Jonathanpeter Allen Klein were accused of destruction of government property and entering a restricted building.
< Politics, Military & Defense, capitol riot, Capitol Siege, News UK, Proud Boys >
- New York Magazine 23:32March 24, 2021Prosecutors Allege Oath Keepers and Proud Boys Coordinated Before Capitol RiotAn Oath Keepers leader said he’d “organized an alliance” with other far-right groups headed to D.C. on January 6, according to federal investigators.
< january 6 vote, department of justice, politics, capitol riot >
- Snopes 23:06March 24, 2021Feds: Oath Keeper Coordinated with Proud Boys Before RiotFor the first time, prosecutors have suggested that the members of the two far-right extremist groups were communicating with each other before coming to Washington.
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Business Insider 16:06March 24, 2021Radicalized Christian nationalism is one of the biggest threats facing the US. Christian leaders need to root the extremism from their communities.Like Muslim extremists, Christian extremists believe they must upend the balance of power and impose their beliefs by any means necessary.
< Opinion, Politics, News, Opinion, BI Commentary, Religion, Politics, Christianity, Islam, extremism, QAnon, capitol riot, Donald Trump, Josh Hawley, Evangelical Christians, Christian Nationalism >
- Business Insider 21:11March 23, 2021The FBI's long, troubling history of targeting the left raises questions on how effectively they can police far-right extremismThe FBI has no trouble mobilizing against racial justice activists and peaceful organizers but completely dropped the ball on the insurrection.
< Opinion, Politics, News, Opinion, BI Commentary, Insurrection, capitol riots, FBI, Black Lives Matter, far right hate groups, extremism, Policing >
- Snopes 17:00March 23, 2021Report: Extremist Groups Thrive on Facebook Despite BansFacebook acknowledged that its policy enforcement “isn't perfect,” but said the report distorts its work against violent extremism and misinformation.
< facebook, Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- New York Magazine 05:31March 23, 2021Capitol Riot Rabble-Rouser Mo Brooks Running for SenateThe congressman was outflanked to his right in Alabama’s 2017 Senate race. That will not happen this time around.
< politics, 2022 midterms, mo brooks, jeff sessions, roy moore, luther strange, alabama, capitol riot, donald trump, rush limbaugh, sean hannity >
- New York Magazine 20:14March 22, 2021Facts in Capitol Riot ‘Do Support’ Sedition Charges, Prosecutor SaysMichael Sherwin, the federal prosecutor who led the DOJ investigation of the January 6 riot, said he believes suspects could face sedition charges.
< capitol riot, sedition, politics >
- Business Insider 18:19March 22, 2021Trump continues to insist that Pence should have 'gone back' after the Capitol riots to overturn the 2020 election resultsTrump supporters waged a violent insurrection on January 6 under the false belief that Pence and Congress could invalidate election results.
< Politics, Mike Pence, President Donald Trump, Lisa Boothe, Podcast, capitol riot >
- Business Insider 03:33March 22, 2021The facts in the Capitol riot investigation 'do support' sedition charges, prosecutor saysInvestigators are also looking into whether former President Donald Trump is criminally culpable for the siege, the prosecutor said.
< Politics, Capitol Siege, 60 Minutes, sedition, capitol riot, Donald Trump >
- New York Magazine 19:00March 20, 2021Conservative George W. Bush Is Now Too Liberal For His PartyGeorge W. and Jeb Bush once defined not just Republicanism, but movement conservatism. Both have changed decisively after Trump.
< politics, george w. bush, jeb bush, conservatism, donald trump, ted cruz, house freedom caucus, 2016 presidential election, vision 2020, capitol riot, election coup, joe biden, cancel culture, republican party >
- New York Magazine 16:00March 20, 2021When the Capitol Riot Came HomeA police chief’s words to a reporter on January 6 upended a little New Hampshire town and roiled state politics,
< reckonings, insurrection, capitol riots, new hampshire, president trump >
- Snopes 01:18March 20, 2021Did 12 GOP House Members Vote Against Medals for Capitol Police?The votes of 12 Republican House members in March 2021 caused widespread outrage, but there was more to the story.
< Editor's Picks, Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- New York Magazine 22:48March 19, 2021Trumpy Georgia Congressman May Help Punish RaffenspergerRepresentative Jody Hice may give up a safe seat to become Trump’s instrument of revenge against the Georgia official who certified Biden’s win.
< politics, jody hice, donald trump, marjorie taylor greene, brad raffensperger, voting rights, 2022 midterms, capitol riot, election coup, doug collins, brian kemp, vernon jones >
- Business Insider 16:40March 19, 2021George W Bush said the Capitol riot left him 'sick to my stomach' and called the Trump supporters responsible 'hostile forces'Former President George W Bush gave a damning assessment of the Capitol rioters, but said he has hope for democracy, in a Texas Tribune interview.
< Politics, News UK, George Bush, capitol riot, Donald Trump >
- New York Magazine 17:18March 16, 2021Ron Johnson Complains His Delusional Riot Claims Are Being ‘Silenced’A hypothetical left-wing riot becomes the justification to dismiss a real right-wing one.
< politics, the national interest, capitol riot, ron johnson >
- Business Insider 04:00March 16, 2021A Proud Boys member who allegedly pepper-sprayed police has been charged over his role in the Capitol riotsFollowing the riot, Worrell reportedly told an FBI agent the "Proud Boys were not a racist white supremacist group like the media tries to portray."
< Politics, capitol riot, Proud Boys, january 6th, Capitol attack, capitol building siege >