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# 6 january

This year
Former Proud Boys leader sentenced to 22 years in prison for part in US Capitol riot
Enrique Tarrio’s sentence is the longest so far among more than 1,100 Capitol riot cases.
Proud Boys leader sentenced to 17 years in prison over US Capitol attack
Joseph Biggs was the first of five Proud Boys figures to be sentenced this week.
Trump pleads not guilty to election conspiracy charges
The charges relate to the Capitol riot on 6 January 2021.
Donald Trump jokes about becoming legal ‘expert’ as potential third indictment looms
The former US president said he was the target of an investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election and the 6 January US Capitol riots.
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes jailed for 18 years over Capitol riot
He was the first person to be sentenced having been convicted of seditious conspiracy over the 2021 insurrection.
Four far-right Proud Boys convicted of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol attack
Jurors have not yet reached a unanimous verdict on the sedition charge for fifth defendant.
Lachlan Murdoch drops defamation lawsuit against Australian outlet after Dominion settlement
Murdoch had sued website Crikey for articles that labelled his family as “unindicted co-conspirators” in the 6 January Capitol riots.
Man who propped feet on Nancy Pelosi’s desk during US Capitol riot found guilty
Richard ‘Bigo’ Barnett lounging at a desk in Nancy Pelosi’s office made him one of the most memorable figures from the riot on 6 January 2021.
Last year
US Capitol riot panel eyes recommending three criminal charges for Trump
The panel is to meet publicly on Monday, where the recommendation would be made public.
Donald Trump rebuked for call to suspend constitution over election
The former US president made his remarks on his Truth Social media platform.
Founder of far-right Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol riot
A Washington DC jury found Stewart Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations in the nearly two-month trial.
US Justice Department seeks to question Mike Pence in Capitol attack probe
The investigation is examining Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Trump's words 'endangered' Americans before US Capitol riot, Pence says
Pence’s interview to be broadcast on ABC coincides with the release tomorrow of his memoir.
Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison
Former Rocky Mount Police Sgt Thomas Robertson did not speak in court before US District Judge Christopher Cooper sentenced him.
Donald Trump watched Capitol riot on TV and ignored pleas to condemn, US hearing told
Trump was accused of pouring “gasoline on the fire” by aggressively tweeting his false claims of a stolen election.
Donald Trump lashes out at 6 January committee and teases 2024 run
It was his first public appearance since the committee began its hearings.
January 6th rioters came within 40 feet of Mike Pence, committee hears
New evidence has highlighted Pence faced as rioters outside the Capitol chanted ‘hang Mike Pence’.
Trump blasts US Capitol riot hearings as 'mockery of justice' and 'kangaroo court'
Trump’s former attorney general said that he was ‘detached from reality’.
Panel investigating assault on US Capitol blame Donald Trump for ‘attempted coup’
Video of the deadly violence on 6 January 2021 was shown to the American public for the first time during the hearing.
Man who stormed US Capitol in caveman costume gets prison sentence
US District Judge James Boasberg told Aaron Mostofsky that he was ‘literally on the front lines’ of the mob’s attack on 6 January 2021.
Former Trump advisers held in contempt of Congress over attack on US Capitol
Criminal referrals for Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino will be sent to the US Justice Department for possible prosecution.
A US Judge said Donald Trump probably committed crimes in bid to subvert election result
A US judge made the claim as he released 100 emails from a Trump adviser to the committee investigating the 6 January insurrection.
Proud Boys leader charged with conspiracy over riot at US Capitol
The charges against Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio are among the most serious filed so far.
US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump
In the letter, the committee chairman says Ivanka Trump was in direct contact with her father during key moments on January 6 2021.
US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation
Donald Trump had asked that the diaries, logs and handwritten notes be withheld.
Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel
It is seeking records and deposition testimony from him in connection to his promotion of election fraud claims.
US indicts founder of far-right Oath Keepers for sedition in Capitol attack
Stewart Rhodes, 56, was arrested earlier today.
Trump lawyers claim protected speech in bid to have 6 January cases thrown out
A five-hour hearing in Washington concerned Trump’s attempts to have civil suits dismissed.
Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.
Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will reportedly speak from inside the Capitol, while Trump live streams from Mar-a-Lago.
All time
Judge rejects bid by alleged Proud Boys leaders to have Capitol riot charges thrown out
The judge said the defendants had many nonviolent ways to express their opinions about the 2020 election.
Washington DC sues extremist groups over 6 January attack on US Capitol
That 6 January attack saw hundreds of Trump supporters storm the seat of the US legislature.
US court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol riot documents secret
The appeals court agreed with a lower court ruling that President Joe Biden could waive executive privilege on the records.
Ex-White House chief files lawsuit against Congress committee investigating Capitol attack
Mark Meadows specifically names Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives.
Trump ally Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to Capitol riot probe charges
Bannon surrendered to the FBI on Monday and vowed to fight the case.
Defiant Steve Bannon says he is ‘taking on Biden regime’ after court appearance
The former adviser to Donald Trump is facing contempt charges for defying a subpoena.
Steve Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying Capitol riots subpoena
It was not immediately clear when he would be due in court.
Federal judge refuses Trump request to block release of 6 January Capitol riot documents
The judge said President Joe Biden had the authority to waive executive privilege over the documents.
6 January panel subpoenas six more associates of Donald Trump
Trump is fighting the probe in court.
US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon
If the House votes to recommend the contempt charges against Bannon, the Justice Department will ultimately decide whether to prosecute.