- Business Insider 18:33June 24, 2021Pelosi announces committee to investigate the January 6 insurrectionThe Senate previously rejected legislation to create an independent, bipartisan commission with subpoena power to investigate the riots.
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- Business Insider 14:44June 24, 2021The first person to be sentenced in the Capitol riot has been given no time in prison after she apologized and said she watched 'Schlinder's List' to educate herselfAnna Morgan Lloyd said she spent 10 minutes in the Capitol during the January 6 riot and that she was ashamed of her actions.
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- Business Insider 17:20June 23, 2021Brian Sicknick's partner says she once supported Trump, but now views his failure to honor Capitol cops' heroism as 'unforgivable' and 'un-American'Sandra Garza called Trump the "mastermind" of the January 6 riot and said victims are being "re-traumatized" by Republicans downplaying the violence.
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- Business Insider 04:26June 22, 2021The Trump Organization sued New York City after the mayor cancelled all contracts following the Capitol siegeThe company operated the Central Park Carousel, two Central Park ice rinks, and the Ferry Point golf course, bringing in $17 million a year.
< Politics, Trump Organization, New York City, Bill de Blasio, Contracts, Donald Trump, Capitol Siege >
- Business Insider 17:09June 21, 2021Liz Cheney is surrounded by a security detail after death threats over her Trump criticism: NYTWhen GOP Rep. Cheney has made appearances in Wyoming, the events have not been widely publicized in advance for security reasons, according to the NYT.
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- Business Insider 06:24June 18, 2021New bodycam video shows ex-NYPD cop wielding a flag pole and tackling a police officer during the Capitol riotThe footage, which was obtained by CNN after months of legal challenges, shows the ex-cop berating the officer before attacking him.
< Politics, Capitol Siege, Justice Department, capitol riot, Police >
- Business Insider 16:48June 17, 2021Paul Gosar's brothers called the lawmaker's comments about the Capitol riots 'despicable' and said he was a 'pathological liar'Tim and David Gosar appeared on CNN after Rep. Paul Gosar said Ashli Babbitt was "executed" by a Capitol police officer.
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- Business Insider 20:08June 16, 2021Putin justifies imprisoning Navalny by demonizing the Black Lives Matter movement"We saw disorder, destructions, violations of law. We feel sympathy with the USA, but we don't want that to happen on our territory," Putin said.
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- Business Insider 17:58June 16, 2021Liz Cheney says it was 'disgusting and despicable' for fellow GOP Rep. Paul Gosar to accuse Capitol Police of 'lying in wait' for Jan. 6 rioter Ashli Babbitt"The police officer that did this shooting appeared to be hiding, lying in wait and then gave no warning before killing her," Gosar said of Babbitt.
< Politics, Liz Cheney, Paul Gosar, ashli babbitt, insurrectionists, Adam Kinzinger, capitol police, Capitol Siege >
- Business Insider 17:21June 16, 2021Tucker Carlson baselessly claims 'FBI operatives were organizing the attack on the Capitol,' his latest whitewashing of Jan. 6Carlson's argument hinged on assuming co-conspirators are secretly feds - or at least in "potentially every single case" - without evidence.
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- Business Insider 14:50June 16, 2021New Telegram audio transcripts show how Proud Boys panicked when members started getting arrested after the Capitol riotThe messages show that some members were worried about arrests, while others were mad at those who took part in the Capitol riot.
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- Business Insider 13:49June 16, 2021The FBI is still tracking down hundreds of Capitol riot suspects, director saysFBI Director Christopher Wray told the House Oversight Committee a huge effort is ongoing to find people who took part in the January 6 Capitol riot.
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- Business Insider 04:10June 16, 202121 Republican lawmakers vote against honoring law enforcement for their work during the Jan. 6 Capitol riotA few Republican lawmakers took issue with calling the storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump rioters an "insurrection."
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- Business Insider 13:50June 15, 2021A Capitol rioter agreed to a plea deal after posting extensively on Facebook about her time at the insurrection with her husbandJoshua and Jessica Bustle pleaded guilty in court on Monday. Jessica's lawyer said the couple wants to get on with their lives.
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- Business Insider 22:25June 14, 2021The accused Capitol rioter who put his feet up on Nancy Pelosi's desk did an interview with Russian state TVAccused Capitol rioter Richard Barnett complained about jail conditions in the interview with Russian state TV.
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- Business Insider 12:24June 14, 2021GOP Sen. Ron Johnson said the Capitol riot wasn't an armed insurrection because people were 'staying within the roped lines'Sen. Johnson has long defended the rioters at the January 6 insurrection, once calling them "people that love this country."
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- Business Insider 00:31June 12, 2021A Chicago police officer broke into the Capitol in January and bragged in a text that he "knocked out a commie," new court filings showKarol Chwiesiuk, 29, has been a member of the Chicago Police Department since December 2018. He also worked for the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
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- Business Insider 16:18June 11, 2021Accused Jan. 6 rioter tells CNN he only stormed the Capitol because Trump told him to goAnthony Antonio, who has been charged with a number of counts connected to the Capitol insurrection, spoke to CNN about the riot on Friday morning.
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- Business Insider 06:48June 11, 2021Former police chief and American Phoenix Project founder indicted on conspiracy charges related to January 6, alongside 5 men prosecutors say he recruited to far-right groupOne of the men asked members of a Telegram chat if they had police or military background or "special skills relevant to our endeavors," prosecutors say.
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- Business Insider 17:28June 10, 2021A Capitol Police officer said he didn't use his gun at the Jan. 6 insurrection because it would have been like 'throwing kerosene' on a fireCapitol Police Officer James Blassingame said he wouldn't have survived the insurrection if he fired his gun: "You don't have enough bullets."
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- Business Insider 16:16June 10, 2021Capitol police officer rips Congress for blocking Jan. 6 commission: 'We did our job... and they don't have our back'Capitol Police Officer James Blassingame criticized Congress' decision to block a commission to investigate the January 6 insurrection.
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- Business Insider 13:07June 10, 2021A federal judge denied a Capitol riot suspect's claim that his health was getting worse in jail, and kept him insideChristopher Worrell said his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was getting worse and that he wasn't getting adequate medication in jail. The judge disagreed.
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- Business Insider 20:14June 9, 2021Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt's family sues to learn the name of the Capitol police officer who fatally shot herAshli Babbitt was fatally shot by a police officer as she tried to storm the Capitol building on January 6.
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- Business Insider 17:18June 9, 2021Trump's impeachment lawyer is representing an accused Capitol rioter after saying insurrectionists 'wrought unprecedented havoc, mayhem, and death'Trump's defense team called the insurrectionists "criminals" and accused them of bringing "mayhem" and "death" on the Capitol.
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- Business Insider 13:29June 9, 2021A 24-year-old man accused of storming the Capitol in designer clothes has been ordered to stay at his parents' $4.5 million mansion as part of his pretrial releaseProsecutors say Christian Kulas appears to be the man behind a series of social media videos taken during the Capitol riot.
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- Business Insider 18:12June 8, 2021Senate panel releases scathing report about the 'violent and unprecedented' Capitol insurrection days after lawmakers blocked a bipartisan commissionThe probe by two Senate committees "uncovered a number of intelligence and security failures" that "allowed for the breach of the Capitol."
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- Business Insider 16:11June 8, 2021Capitol Police officers described getting no help as they got attacked during the insurrection: 'We were betrayed'The officers' testimonies were published in a Senate intelligence report on the Capitol riot on Tuesday.
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- Business Insider 06:03June 8, 2021Defendant, who prosecutors say stormed Capitol in a QAnon shirt, says he 'fell victim' to conspiracies and was fed 'a pack of lies' by TrumpDouglas Jensen was pictured sporting a T-shirt with a QAnon logo with an eagle at the center, accompanied by the conspiracy theory group's slogan.
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- Business Insider 17:08June 7, 2021Liz Cheney says Trump's comments mirror the Chinese Communist Party's take on the US's democracy and election system: 'It's very dangerous and damaging'"When you listen to Donald Trump talk now ... it is essentially the same things that the Chinese Communist Party says about the US," Cheney said.
< Politics, Liz Cheney, Donald Trump, Chinese Communist Party, Kevin McCarthy, House Republican Conference, Capitol Siege >
- Business Insider 21:11June 6, 2021Progressive PAC says Fox News refused to air its ad about how law enforcement were treated by rioters on January 6The advertisement features testimonials from officers who were injured in the riot. It criticizes GOP lawmakers for their downplaying of the riot.
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- Business Insider 18:02June 6, 2021Trump says it's 'too early' to tell if Pence would be his running mate in a possible 2024 White House bidTrump told Fox News in an interview that he had a "very good relationship" with Pence and would "make a decision in the not so distant future."
< Politics, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Republican Party, Capitol Siege, Electoral College, 2024 election >
- Business Insider 17:00June 5, 2021Mike Pence's 2024 campaign unofficially began in New Hampshire, where he schmoozed with power players and got Jan. 6th 'out of the way'One longtime operative said Pence needed to get January 6th "out of the way," and despite the "hang Mike Pence" chants, he was ready to do just that.
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- Business Insider 12:59June 4, 2021GOP Rep. Mo Brooks says he is 'avoiding no one' after court filing says Rep. Eric Swalwell hired a private investigator to find and serve him with a Capitol riot lawsuitDemocratic Rep. Eric Swalwell is suing Brooks for inciting the Capitol riot. Swalwell's attorneys say Brooks is dodging the suit.
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- Business Insider 02:46June 4, 2021Mike Pence says he and Trump may never 'see eye to eye' on January 6th, but have spoken 'many times' since their reported falling outFormer Vice President Mike Pence addressed the January 6 insurrection in the most detail he's offered publicly since leaving office.
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- Business Insider 00:09June 4, 2021Prosecutors want Capitol riot defendants to help pay the $1.5 million bill for property damage from the insurrectionProsecutors are seeking $2,000 in restitution from defendants who plead guilty to felonies and $500 for misdemeanors, the Washington Post reported.
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- Business Insider 12:53June 3, 2021DC officer Michael Fanone, who was attacked at the Capitol riot, says he was 'absolutely sickened' by Mitch McConnell's efforts to quash the Jan. 6 commissionSenate Minority Leader McConnell reportedly asked GOP senators to vote against the January 6 commission as a "personal favor."
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- Business Insider 02:37June 3, 2021House committee to hold a public hearing on the January 6 insurrection in the wake of a 4th inspector general flash reportRep. Lofgren said the IG report "reveals, again, disturbing inadequacies" in USCP leaders' "preparation for, and response to, the January 6 attack."
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- Business Insider 19:26May 30, 2021Former GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock: If Trump went missing, not many Republicans would be 'in the search party'Comstock accompanied the family of fallen Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick to lobby GOP senators for their support of a Jan. 6 commission.
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- Business Insider 22:02May 29, 2021Family of fallen Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick slams GOP lawmakers who blocked Jan. 6 commission as 'not backing the blue'Brian Sicknick's mother and partner told CNN they hoped they could convince senators who were opposed to a Jan. 6 commission to change their minds.
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- Business Insider 16:16May 29, 2021Kyrsten Sinema called the Jan. 6 commission 'critical,' but missed the Senate voteA vote to advance the legislation was defeated in a 54-35 vote, garnering the support of all present Democrats and six Republicans.
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- Business Insider 19:46May 28, 2021Here are the 6 GOP Senators who voted to support the Jan. 6 commissionThe Senate voted 54-35 to block the creation of a Jan. 6 commission, with the bill not winning enough Republican support to move forward.
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- Business Insider 19:16May 28, 2021Senate blocks legislation to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 insurrectionGOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky came out against the House bill last week, criticizing it for being "slanted and unbalanced.
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- Business Insider 17:56May 28, 2021The Guardian found that 70% of people charged in the Capitol riot were granted pretrial releaseThe rate of pretrial release in Capitol defendants is shockingly high compared to the average rate for federal defendants: just 25%.
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- Business Insider 08:04May 28, 2021GOP senators are set to tank the bipartisan proposal for a Jan. 6 commission, much of which is identical to the law creating the Sept. 11 commission bill. Here's how they compare.Sections of the two bills are identical in language, membership, and their bipartisan delineations of power.
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- Business Insider 07:51May 28, 2021Michael Fanone, an officer assaulted in the Capitol riot, met with Sen. Ron Johnson over January 6 commission and 'let him have it,' report saysThe meeting took place ahead of the Senate vote. Last week, Sen. Ron Johnson said the Capitol insurrection was "by and large a peaceful protest."
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- Business Insider 03:23May 28, 2021Mitch McConnell reportedly asked other GOP senators to vote against the January 6 commission as a 'personal favor'The bill establishing a commission to probe the Capitol riot received GOP pushback, including from McConnell, who announced his opposition last week.
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- Business Insider 12:20May 27, 2021Lawyer for the 'QAnon Shaman' released a video claiming to show him stop someone from stealing a muffin during the Capitol riotThe attorney for Jacob Chansley, who was arrested in connection to the Capitol riot, released the video as part of a motion for pretrial release.
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- Business Insider 23:03May 25, 2021McConnell slams the January 6 commission as 'a purely political exercise' and accuses Democrats of focusing on 'things that occurred in the past'The GOP resistance to a bipartisan commission devoted to examining the deadly Capitol insurrection imperils a deeper investigation into the siege.
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- Business Insider 14:10May 24, 2021Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said none of the 8 presidents he served would recognize the GOP today, saying its values are 'hard to find these days'Robert Gates told CBS that China is using the January 6 Capitol riot, widespread racism, and BLM to claim the US is a nation in decline.
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- Business Insider 23:04May 23, 2021Rep. Adam Kinzinger: GOP must 'take ownership for what happened' on Jan. 6 or it will impact 2022 midterm elections"If every other day there's a new conspiracy theory about what happened at the Capitol ... then I think it'll go into 2022," Kinzinger said.
< Politics, Adam Kinzinger, January 6 commission, Capitol Siege, Donald Trump, Kevin McCarthy, Republican Party, 2022 midterms >