- New York Magazine 19:26May 14, 2021House Reaches Agreement on Capitol Riot CommissionThe bipartisan body will release a report on its findings by the end of the year.
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- Business Insider 18:48May 13, 2021Rep. Liz Cheney said GOP leader Kevin McCarthy is 'not leading with principles right now' and called his actions 'sad' and 'dangerous'The Wyoming Republican said it was "really stunning" to see Rep. Kevin McCarthy visit former President Donald Trump a week after the Capitol riot.
< Politics, News, Liz Cheney, Kevin McCarthy, Donald Trump, GOP, Republicans, Congress, House, capitol, capitol riots >
- Business Insider 07:05May 13, 2021GOP Rep. Paul Gosar said police 'executed' Ashli Babbitt during the Capitol riot and that the feds are 'harassing peaceful patriots'Gosar criticized the Justice Department, which has charged hundreds in the attack, and called Babbitt a "young lady, a veteran wrapped in a US flag."
< Politics, Capitol Siege, capitol riot, Congress, Paul Gosar >
- Business Insider 16:17May 12, 2021Republicans oust Rep. Liz Cheney from leadership over her opposition to Trump and GOP election lies"Remaining silent and ignoring the lie emboldens the liar," Cheney said in a speech from the House floor on Tuesday night.
< Politics, News, Liz Cheney, GOP, Donald Trump, Impeachment, capitol riot, Jan. 6 riot, Kevin McCarthy, US House of Representatives >
- Business Insider 04:06May 12, 2021Trump defense secretary to testify on Pentagon's delayed response to January 6 riot to Congress, prepared remarks say military has 'an extremely poor record in supporting domestic law enforcement': reportsChristopher Miller is expected to tell lawmakers he didn't immediately deploy armed forces out of fear it would be perceived as a military coup.
< Politics, Christopher Miller, Donald Trump, Capitol Siege, capitol riots, January 6 riot >
- Business Insider 17:12May 11, 2021A 55-year-old Capitol riot suspect was arrested after feds saw a Facebook post where he said, 'I was there'If convicted, John Maron Nassif could face a year in prison, a year of probation, and a hefty fine of $100,000.
< Politics, News, capitol riot, capitol building, capitol building siege, Insurrection 2021, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, 2020 Elections, Elections >
- Business Insider 04:28May 11, 2021The Capitol police must start looking at itself as a 'protective force' for Congress after the Capitol riot, inspector general saysInspector General Michael Bolton told lawmakers a counter-intelligence unit in the Capitol police would help them catch and stop threats to Congress.
< Politics, capitol riot, Capitol attack, capitol police >
- Business Insider 17:35May 10, 2021Rep. Adam Kinzinger says GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy dismissed his warnings about violence days before Jan. 6: 'Operator next question'Kinzinger has accused many of his colleagues of deliberately spreading lies about the 2020 election that provoked the Capitol riot.
< Politics, News, Kevin McCarthy, Donald Trump, Adam Kinzinger, Congress, US House of Representatives, Jan. 6 riot, capitol riot, GOP >
- Snopes 16:17May 10, 2021Capitol Rioters Make Questionable Claims About PoliceAt least a dozen of the 400 people charged so far in the Jan. 6 insurrection have made dubious claims about their encounters with officers at the Capitol.
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- Business Insider 04:10May 7, 2021An attorney for an accused Capitol rioter claimed his client participated in the January 6 siege because he had 'Foxitus' and 'Foxmania' from watching Fox News for 6 monthsAn attorney for Capitol defendant Anthony Antonio said he started "believing what was being fed to him" from Fox News ahead of the January 6 riot.
< Politics, Media, Capitol Siege, Fox news, Fox News Channel, Donald Trump, capitol riot >
- Business Insider 18:30May 6, 2021Donald Trump's latest attempt to return to Twitter ends a day later with a suspensionThe account was an extension of his new website, "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump," in which he writes Twitter-like posts his followers can share.
< Tech Insider, Politics, News, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Social Media, Donald Trump, US Capitol, capitol riots, Ban >
- Business Insider 16:17May 6, 2021Man charged with joining the Capitol riot after the FBI saw his wife's Facebook posts bragging about itThe FBI were led to Gary Edwards by a tip saying his wife had posted to Facebook about how he had walked "right into the rotunda" of the Capitol.
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- Business Insider 03:18May 6, 2021A supportive wife's detailed Facebook posts led investigators directly to one alleged Capitol riot attendeeProsecutors say Gary Edwards was captured on security footage and live streams walking around the inside and outside of the Capitol building.
< Politics, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Justice Department, Insurrection, Facebook >
- New York Magazine 17:15May 5, 2021Trump’s Facebook Ban Upheld by Oversight BoardTrump won’t be allowed back on the platform for now, but the board said Facebook must review its “standardless penalty of indefinite suspension.”
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- Huffington Post UK 16:11May 5, 2021Facebook's Oversight Board Announces It Will Uphold Trump Ban
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- Snopes 16:09May 5, 2021Trump Remains Banned On Facebook, Oversight Board RulesSince the day after the deadly riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, former President Donald Trump's social media accounts have been silent — muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones.
< donald trump, Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Business Insider 00:16May 5, 2021National Guard member's arrest marks fourth service member charged in Capitol riotAt least 41 military veterans have been charged in the attack, prompting a military-wide discussion about extremism among the organization's ranks.
< Politics, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Military, National Guard >
- New York Magazine 21:25May 4, 2021Republicans Are Purging Liz Cheney for Opposing Trump’s InsurrectionThe anti-Trump revolt ended, and now the Trumpists are shooting the prisoners.
< politics, the national interest, liz cheney, kevin mccarthy, capitol riot, authoritarianism >
- Business Insider 20:56May 4, 2021Democratic congressman tells Marjorie Taylor Greene to 'shut your seditious, QAnon-loving mouth' after she calls his party 'the enemy within'In response, Greene accused Gallego of seeking attention, called him a "coward," and questioned his masculinity.
< Politics, News, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Ruben Gallego, capitol riot, Jan. 6 riot, Congress, US House of Representatives >
- New York Magazine 18:00May 4, 2021Mike Pence Trudges Towards 2024After his breach with Trump, is the former vice president really anything more than another Dan Quayle?
< politics, 2024 presidential election, donald trump, mike pence, capitol riot, maga, electoral vote count, walter mondale, henry wallace, dan quayle, vision 2024 >
- Snopes 17:55May 3, 2021Facebook Oversight Board to Rule on Suspended Trump AccountFormer President Donald Trump was suspended from Facebook and Instagram after the Jan. 6 insurrection.
< donald trmp, Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Business Insider 12:30May 3, 2021Sen. Joe Manchin said he wanted to 'to stay and fight' during Capitol riots"My intention was to stay and fight: 'Let 'em in. Let's go at it,'" the Democratic lawmaker told USA Today.
< Politics, Joe Manchin, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Donald J. Trump, Donald Trump, UK Weekend >
- New York Magazine 21:00May 2, 2021Trump’s Delegitimization of Democracy Isn’t Wearing OffIt remains unclear when — or if — Republicans will begin to accept electoral defeat again.
< politics, capitol riot, republicans, democracy, electoral vote count, joe biden, donald trump, vision 2020, electoral college, polls >
- Business Insider 15:48May 2, 2021The QAnon insurrectionist who filmed himself begging to be shot and inciting rioters to storm the Capitol told the FBI he was only there as a 'journalist'An Insider investigation exposes the world of self-proclaimed conspiracy reporters and 'civil rights auditors.'
< Law, Politics, Media, Capitol attack, capitol building siege, capitol riots, insurrectionists, january 6, Arrests, Texas, QAnon, UK Weekend, News UK >
- Business Insider 00:28April 30, 2021Justice Department releases new videos it says shows the assault of officer Brian Sicknick during Capitol riotA Washington, DC, medical examiner ruled earlier this month Sicknick, who died one day after the Capitol attack, died of "natural causes."
< Politics, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Brian Sicknick, Justice Department, Insurrection >
- Breitbart News 04:00April 29, 2021Fact Check: Biden Calls Capitol Riot 'Worst Attack on Our Democracy Since the Civil War'Biden is wrong. Not only wasn't the January 6 riot the worst attack on our democracy; it wasn't even the worst attack on the Capitol.
< Politics, Capitol riot, Fact Check, Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 00:31April 29, 2021A Trump loyalist was found guilty of making death threats against lawmakers, including AOC, Pelosi, and SchumerHunt's attorneys argued his rhetoric didn't amount to a serious threat and Hunt defended himself in court in Brooklyn on Tuesday
< Politics, News, Capitol attack, capitol riot, Donald Trump, Trump Supporters, Prison, death threat >
- Snopes 03:14April 28, 2021Is Sen. Josh Hawley Selling a Book Critical of Amazon on Amazon.com?The freshman U.S. senator from the state of Missouri published a book titled "The Tyranny of Big Tech."
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Business Insider 03:57April 27, 2021Accused Capitol rioter who left a note for Nancy Pelosi says he called her the 'less offensive' 'biatch,' not 'b----' in new argument for bailRichard Barnett's attorneys cite an idiom dictionary, which defines the word as "a term of endearment or disparagement for another person."
< Politics, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Insurrection, Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi >
- New York Magazine 00:49April 27, 2021Arizona Republicans Want to Keep Recounting 2020 Vote Until Trump WinsA bizarre post-postelection audit ordered by the Arizona state senate and conducted by a MAGA-adjacent firm shows 2020 may never end for Trump fans.
< politics, vision 2020, election coup, arizona, election audits, capitol riot, donald trump, joe biden, electoral vote challenges, january 6 vote, doug ducey, kelli ward, maricopa county >
- Business Insider 17:28April 26, 2021Liz Cheney refuses to say whether Trump should be prosecuted for inciting the Capitol riotCheney, the third highest-ranking House Republican, said the decision should be left up to the Department of Justice.
< Politics, News, Liz Cheney, House Republicans, Republican, GOP, Donald Trump, capitol riot, January 6 riot, Department of Justice >
- Business Insider 04:29April 26, 2021Kevin McCarthy walks back initial claims on Trump's role in Capitol riot, defending the former president"He didn't see it, but he ended the call . . . telling me he'll put something out to make sure to stop this," McCarthy told Chris Wallace.
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- Business Insider 17:41April 25, 2021A QAnon believer, who smashed his way into the Capitol, believed he'd stormed the White House, FBI affidavit saysDuring the January 6 Capitol siege, Kenneth Kelly from Florida reportedly sent two text messages referring to the building as the "White House."
< News, UK Weekend, News UK, capitol riot, White House, QAnon >
- Snopes 18:54April 23, 2021Did Bumble Dating App Lead to Capitol Riot Suspect’s Arrest?Storming the Capitol? That was a dating deal breaker.
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- Snopes 22:06April 21, 2021Pelosi Floats New Proposal for Bipartisan Jan. 6 CommissionHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is renewing her push for a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
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- Business Insider 23:28April 20, 2021Judge revokes bail for Proud Boys leaders after prosecutors introduce new Capitol riot evidenceEthan Nordean and Joseph Biggs are accused of coordinating and leading dozens of Proud Boys members in an attack against the Capitol on January 6.
< Politics, Proud Boys, Capitol attack, capitol riot, Trial >
- New York Magazine 00:10April 20, 2021Medical Examiner: Clot Killed Capitol Cop Brian Sicknick, Not RiotersThe D.C. chief examiner’s ruling contradicts government statements, which said that the he died from injuries sustained during the insurrection.
< politics, brian sicknick, capitol riot >
- Snopes 23:56April 19, 2021Capitol Officer Brian Sicknick Died of Natural Causes, Rules Medical ExaminerInvestigators initially believed Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher, based on statements collected early in the investigation
< Jan. 6 Capitol Riots >
- Snopes 18:55April 18, 2021Some Jan. 6 Defendants Try to Use Journalism As Riot DefenseThe camera-toting people in the crowd are claiming they were only there to record history as journalists, not to join a deadly insurrection.
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- Business Insider 17:30April 18, 2021Insurrectionists who posted social media footage of the Capitol riots are claiming to be journalists in their legal defenses, report saysSeveral defendants have cited their YouTube channels as proof that they attended the deadly insurrection in a reporting capacity.
< Politics, Law, Media, Capitol attack, Capitol Siege, Insurrection, insurrectionists, capitol riots, UK Weekend, News UK >
- Snopes 20:04April 16, 2021Guitarist is 1st Suspect to Plead Guilty in Capitol RiotJon Ryan Schaffer is among more than 370 people facing federal charges in the deadly insurrection.
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- Breitbart News 03:42April 15, 2021Capitol Police Officer Will Not Face Federal Charges for Shooting Ashli Babbitt on January 6Federal prosecutors will not charge a U.S. Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt when she was entering the Capitol on January 6.
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, 2020 election, Ashli Babbitt, Brian Sicknick, Donald Trump, January 6 Capitol riot, U.S. Capitol Police >
- Breitbart News 02:05April 15, 2021U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Report: ‘Deficiencies’ in the Department, Had Advance Warning of January 6 ViolenceA U.S. Capitol Police IG report claims there are deficiences in the department and that police had advance warnings of violence on January 6.
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- Snopes 21:00April 14, 2021Prosecutors: No Charges for Officer in Capitol Riot ShootingFederal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
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- New York Magazine 05:36April 14, 2021Capitol Police Were Told to Hold Back Against Insurrectionists: ReportAn inspector general found that leaders didn’t heed their own intelligence and officers were told not to use their most serious crowd-control tactics.
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- Business Insider 05:24April 14, 2021Nancy Pelosi says she will 'never forgive' the Capitol rioters for the 'trauma' they caused Congressional staff and membersThe Speaker of the House told USA Today that she thinks the chaos of January 6 will have an impact on people deciding to come to work at the Capitol.
< Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol attack, capitol riot, january 6 >
- Business Insider 04:21April 14, 2021Prosecutors say Oath Keepers likely stored January 6 weapons at suburban Virginia hotelProsecutors have claimed members of the Oath Keepers had a cache of weapons stored outside DC, as part of the group's plans for possible violence.
< Politics, Oath Keepers, capitol riot, Capitol attack, Capitol Siege, january 6th >
- New York Magazine 02:35April 13, 2021Nikki Haley Says She’ll Back Trump If He Runs in 2024The GOP’s shrewdest 2024 hopeful has quickly abandoned her earlier criticism of the ex-president and gotten back in line.
< politics, 2024 presidential election, donald trump, nikki haley, capitol riot, mike pompeo, vision 2020 >
- New York Magazine 20:24April 12, 2021Sex, Trump, and Insurrection: Alabama Republicans Are at It AgainWith Mo Brooks winning Trump’s endorsement and John Merrill imploding in a sex scandal, Alabama’s 2022 Senate primary is off to a fine start.
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- New York Magazine 00:21April 12, 2021Trump Reprises Mythomania Grievance Routine for GOP DonorsThe Florida man called Mitch McConnell a “dumb son of a bitch” at an RNC event on Saturday, but otherwise had little to add but nauseam.
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