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#Capitol Riots

# capitol-riots - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Founder of far-right Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol riot
# 6 January
# 6 January

Founder of far-right Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol riot

Tue 11:07 PM 14,890 Views 0 Comments

A Washington DC jury found Stewart Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations in the nearly two-month trial.

# capitol-riots - Last week 20th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

US Justice Department seeks to question Mike Pence in Capitol attack probe
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Justice Department seeks to question Mike Pence in Capitol attack probe

Nov 23rd 2022, 9:58 PM 8,901 Views 2 Comments

The investigation is examining Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

# capitol-riots - Last month November 2022

Trump's words 'endangered' Americans before US Capitol riot, Pence says
# 6 January
# 6 January

Trump's words 'endangered' Americans before US Capitol riot, Pence says

Nov 14th 2022, 6:58 PM 19,272 Views 17 Comments

Pence’s interview to be broadcast on ABC coincides with the release tomorrow of his memoir.

# capitol-riots - This year 2022

US Justice Department seeks six months in jail for ex-Trump aide Bannon
# Steve Bannon
# Steve Bannon

US Justice Department seeks six months in jail for ex-Trump aide Bannon

Oct 17th 2022, 5:42 PM 7,259 Views 0 Comments

He was found guilty in July on two counts of contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena to testify.

New video shows leaders' alarm as US Congress attacked
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

New video shows leaders' alarm as US Congress attacked

Oct 14th 2022, 9:35 AM 19,767 Views 0 Comments

Previously unreleased footage underlined how vulnerable lawmakers were.

US Capitol riot probe votes to subpoena Donald Trump to testify
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

US Capitol riot probe votes to subpoena Donald Trump to testify

Oct 14th 2022, 6:43 AM 29,565 Views 48 Comments

The panel plans to release its final report by the end of the year.

Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison
# 6 January
# 6 January

Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison

Aug 11th 2022, 10:34 PM 21,413 Views 16 Comments

Former Rocky Mount Police Sgt Thomas Robertson did not speak in court before US District Judge Christopher Cooper sentenced him.

Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?

Jun 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 13,877 Views 25 Comments

Our columnist looks at the aftermath of the Capitol attack and the findings of the select committee and asks what it means for the next election.

Capitol officer tells trial that man jabbed at him with Confederate battle flag
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Capitol officer tells trial that man jabbed at him with Confederate battle flag

Jun 13th 2022, 10:47 PM 9,870 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Seefried is charged with being part of the mob that stormed the Capitol on January 6 2021.

Man who stormed US Capitol in caveman costume gets prison sentence
# 6 January
# 6 January

Man who stormed US Capitol in caveman costume gets prison sentence

May 7th 2022, 2:31 PM 43,219 Views 17 Comments

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
# 6 January
# 6 January

Former Trump advisers held in contempt of Congress over attack on US Capitol

Apr 7th 2022, 2:01 PM 12,602 Views 24 Comments

Criminal referrals for Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino will be sent to the US Justice Department for possible prosecution.

Proud Boys leader charged with conspiracy over riot at US Capitol
# 6 January
# 6 January

Proud Boys leader charged with conspiracy over riot at US Capitol

Mar 8th 2022, 9:34 PM 24,652 Views 0 Comments

The charges against Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio are among the most serious filed so far.

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation

Jan 20th 2022, 7:06 AM 18,477 Views 18 Comments

Donald Trump had asked that the diaries, logs and handwritten notes be withheld.

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel
# 6 January
# 6 January

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel

Jan 19th 2022, 9:51 AM 13,688 Views 27 Comments

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
# 6 January
# 6 January

US indicts founder of far-right Oath Keepers for sedition in Capitol attack

Jan 13th 2022, 7:46 PM 18,265 Views 0 Comments

Stewart Rhodes, 56, was arrested earlier today.

Trump lawyers claim protected speech in bid to have 6 January cases thrown out
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Trump lawyers claim protected speech in bid to have 6 January cases thrown out

Jan 11th 2022, 12:21 PM 15,769 Views 13 Comments

A five-hour hearing in Washington concerned Trump’s attempts to have civil suits dismissed.

'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots

Jan 6th 2022, 2:45 PM 18,025 Views 45 Comments

A series of remembrance events are due to take place to mark the event.

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack

Jan 5th 2022, 7:40 PM 18,066 Views 115 Comments

Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.

Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe
# Sean Hannity
# Sean Hannity

Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe

Jan 5th 2022, 8:26 AM 29,915 Views 55 Comments

Legislators said that they have obtained “dozens of text messages” that Hannity sent to Donald Trump and his entourage before the attack.

Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack

Jan 4th 2022, 8:11 AM 26,483 Views 48 Comments

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will reportedly speak from inside the Capitol, while Trump live streams from Mar-a-Lago.

# capitol-riots - Last year 2021

Judge rejects bid by alleged Proud Boys leaders to have Capitol riot charges thrown out
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Judge rejects bid by alleged Proud Boys leaders to have Capitol riot charges thrown out

Dec 29th 2021, 9:46 AM 20,971 Views 0 Comments

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
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Washington DC sues extremist groups over 6 January attack on US Capitol

Dec 14th 2021, 7:18 PM 9,855 Views 19 Comments

That 6 January attack saw hundreds of Trump supporters storm the seat of the US legislature.

US Capitol riot panel moves to hold Trump aide in contempt
# Mark Meadows
# Mark Meadows

US Capitol riot panel moves to hold Trump aide in contempt

Dec 13th 2021, 10:58 PM 15,479 Views 22 Comments

A report found that Mark Meadows sent an email on 5 January saying the National Guard was on standby to “protect pro-Trump people.”

Trump ally Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to Capitol riot probe charges
# 6 January
# 6 January

Trump ally Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to Capitol riot probe charges

Nov 18th 2021, 7:46 AM 8,706 Views 0 Comments

Bannon surrendered to the FBI on Monday and vowed to fight the case.

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Release of 6 January records temporarily blocked by US court

Nov 12th 2021, 6:35 AM 14,864 Views 20 Comments

The appeals court set arguments in the case for 30 November.

Federal judge refuses Trump request to block release of 6 January Capitol riot documents

Federal judge refuses Trump request to block release of 6 January Capitol riot documents

Nov 10th 2021, 7:03 AM 21,214 Views 27 Comments

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
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

6 January panel subpoenas six more associates of Donald Trump

Nov 9th 2021, 6:59 AM 13,999 Views 30 Comments

Trump is fighting the probe in court.

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol riots documents
# Trump
# Trump

Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol riots documents

Oct 19th 2021, 7:06 AM 20,147 Views 21 Comments

He is claiming “executive privilege” to stop former aides giving evidence to Congress.

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’

Jun 25th 2021, 12:59 PM 23,080 Views 15 Comments

He has hit out at former president Donald Trump who put pressure on him to reverse the result of last year’s vote.

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot

Jun 4th 2021, 6:42 AM 23,340 Views 36 Comments

Angry Trump supporters broke into the building on 6 January, with some chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’.

Biden's attorney general pick vows to vigorously prosecute Capitol attackers
# Senate Confirmation
# Senate Confirmation

Biden's attorney general pick vows to vigorously prosecute Capitol attackers

Feb 21st 2021, 7:35 AM 20,697 Views 5 Comments

Judge Garland says he wants to remove the taint of political interference left behind by Donald Trump.

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Inciter-in-chief, 'fighting like hell' and 'he didn't get away with anything yet': Trump is acquitted again

Feb 14th 2021, 11:11 AM 21,085 Views 95 Comments

The second impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump ended in a similar manner to the first with his acquittal.

Five-time Olympic medallist appears in US court over Washington riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Five-time Olympic medallist appears in US court over Washington riot

Jan 15th 2021, 7:02 AM 47,254 Views 0 Comments

Klete Keller competed in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists
# Trump
# Trump

Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists

Jan 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,691 Views 30 Comments

Queens University’s Tom Albrecht and Tristan Sturm chart the parallels between last week’s attack on the US Capitol and a similar gathering at the German Reichstag building last year.

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say

Jan 11th 2021, 11:49 AM 16,363 Views 27 Comments

The FBI is investigating whether some of the rioters had plans to kidnap members of congress and hold them hostage.

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

'We're patriots on the front lines': Details emerge of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol

Jan 8th 2021, 9:15 AM 75,425 Views 59 Comments

More than 90 people have been arrested following Wednesday’s protests.