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# US Capitol

Last month
May 2023
# 6 january
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.
This year
# US Capitol
Mike Pence subpoenaed by special counsel probing Donald Trump – source
The two have been estranged since a mob of Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol building on 6 January 2021.
Last year
# US Capitol
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.
# 6 january
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.
All time
# 6 january
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.
# US Capitol riots
Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot
The committee wants the four men provide a set of documents by 7 October.
# pro-Trump riots
US Capitol riots report shows police mishandled emergency system
Officers pressing panic buttons on their radios did not receive an adequate response, an inspector general’s report has revealed.
# Guilty
Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot
The Justice Department has said that rioters assaulted approximately 140 police officers.
# insurrection
Tearful police officers testify about violence and racist abuse at US Capitol riot
The gripping accounts served as opening testimony in a House investigation of the attack.
# mike pence
Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’
He has hit out at former president Donald Trump who put pressure on him to reverse the result of last year’s vote.
# Capitol Riots
Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot
Angry Trump supporters broke into the building on 6 January, with some chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’.
# US Capitol
Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.
# militia group
House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'
The warning was prompted by intelligence about an unnamed militia group.
# Congress
Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.
# US Capitol
Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.
# security checks
National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.
# jacob chansley
Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol
The filing gives further insight into the FBI probe on the day of chaos at the center of American democracy.
# grip on power
Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.
# Capitol Hill
US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
Trump faces a charge of incitement of insurrection.
A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
The 25th Amendment: Could Trump be removed from office before Joe Biden's inauguration?
# Capitol Riots
US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say
The FBI is investigating whether some of the rioters had plans to kidnap members of congress and hold them hostage.
# US Capitol
'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
Videos from inside the Capitol showing police taking selfies with protestors have been verified.
# Washington DC
Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
Here’s how the day unfolded.
# Riots
'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.
# need to know
US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.
# Capitol Hill
US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building
The US House and Senate resumed debating Republican challenges to Joe Biden’s election overnight.
Trump said he will facilitate "an orderly transition", but will also continue to fight the election result.
Some Republicans raised objections to accepting votes from states like Arizona and Pennsylvania, but overwhelmingly lost those votes.
At least three Republican senators said they were now accepting electoral votes after the Capitol Hill riot.
As it happened: 'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building
# US Capitol
Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos
The Washington police chief did not link the deaths from medical emergencies to the violence.
'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building
A woman has died after being shot during the riot.
Building declared secure by officials.
Curfew in effect in DC.
Woman dies after being shot during riot.
Police chief says 13 people arrested.
Trump told supporters to 'remember this day forever!'
# Just delivering the mail
Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside
He said he was just delivering the mail.
# Washington
US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired
Police said a suspicious package was found.
# Dáil Bar
Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?
TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?
# Inauguration
Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration
The US president was officially sworn-in for a second term yesterday but a public event will take place in Washington today.
Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol
The man was reportedly carrying a vest filled with deactivated explosives.
# Terrorism
Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot
The Massachusetts man was arrested following an undercover FBI operation.