Posts filtered by tags: Capitol insurrection[x]


This website has a map of Capitol Hill with links to Parler videos from the day of the riot

This website is maintaining a map with videos of the Capitol building attack. From Vice: A developer calling themselves Patr10tic has taken archived versions of videos uploaded by Parler users during the deadly Capitol Hill siege, geolocated them, reuploaded them, and placed them on an interactive map for anybody to watch. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Capitol Hill, Capitol, Capitol insurrection, Trump Riot

Capitol Police officer had to beg Trump rioters not to kill him with his own gun

Listen to this entire interview from an officer who was assaulted at the Capitol.— Heath Mayo (@HeathMayo) January 15, 2021 Capitol Police officer Michael Fanone recounts how a mob of Trump rioters surrounded him and started pulling his badge, ammunition, and other equipment from his uniform. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Capitol Police, Trump, Capitol, Capitol insurrection, Trump Riot, Michael Fanone

Report: Dozens On FBI’s Terrorist Watch List In DC On Day Of Insurrection

In another seeming intelligence lapse, dozens of people on the FBI's terrorist watch list were in Washington D.C. on the day of the Capitol insurrection, according to the Washington Post.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Fbi, Donald Trump, Capitol, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection

NBC: FBI DC Field Office Flunked Assessment On Fighting Violent Extremism

The FBI's D.C. field office received a failing grade on a 2018 internal assessment of its ability to combat domestic terrorism, NBC reports. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Nbc, Fbi, Extremism, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection

AZ Guv Will Attend Biden Inauguration After GOPers Voted To Toss State’s Election Results

It wouldn't traditionally be worth noting, but amid a transfer of power that has been marred by violence inflamed by an outgoing president, it's notable that Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has committed to attending  Joe Biden's inauguration as the nation's 46th president next week. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Arizona, Donald Trump, Doug Ducey, Zoë Richards, Capitol insurrection

Here Are The Cops Who Allegedly Participated In Capitol Siege Or Trump Rally That Incited It

As the siege of the Capitol, egged on by President Donald Trump, was unfolding last week, observers noticed something that made the scene even more disturbing: A Capitol police officer talking a selfie with the violent insurrectionists. Not only did the officer's friendliness with the seditionists highlight the stark contrast between the police's response to far-right agitation that day versus peaceful Black Lives Matter protests during the summer, it also raised alarms that at least some of ...
Tags: News, Police, Donald Trump, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol Hill Police, Capitol insurrection

A Reminder Of Who Trump’s Biggest Enablers Are — Even While They Try To Change The Subject

Many Republican lawmakers are trying to turn the page on the Capitol Hill insurrection they helped fuel with their amplification of President Donald Trump’s election fraud conspiracy theories.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Trump, Josh Hawley, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection

GOP Rep’s Staffer Stood With Pro-Trump Crowd Outside Capitol During Insurrection

Rep. Bob Good's (R-VA) district director, Sandy Adams, and her husband Melvin stood outside the Capitol with President Donald Trump's supporters as part of the mob stormed the building last week. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Gop, Va, Donald Trump, Capitol, Melvin, Bob Good, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection, Pro Trump Crowd Outside Capitol, Sandy Adams

Law Enforcement Braces For Explosive Threats To Biden Inaug

Military and law enforcement preparing for ongoing, violent attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election are bracing for the use of explosives over the next week. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Dhs, Fbi, Extremism, National Guard, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Biden inaugural, Biden Inaug

Bruised And Battered Proud Boys Should Skip Upcoming Demonstrations, Leader Says

Rather than attend upcoming right-wing demonstrations that have been the subject of federal law enforcement alerts in recent days, members of the right-wing street gang the Proud Boys should " walk backward through a field of dicks," Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio said Wednesday on the group's Telegram channel.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Matt Shuham, Enrique Tarrio, Capitol insurrection

In Historic First, President Trump Has Been Impeached A Second Time

President Donald Trump has been impeached for “incitement of insurrection” with just six days left in his term, a sign of the residual anger over the January 6 breach and ransacking of the United States Capitol that he encouraged.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, United States Capitol, Impeachment, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection

Google and YouTube ban all political advertising for at least one week

CNN's Brian Fung reports that Google is banning all political advertising until Joe Biden's inauguration at the earliest. The company cites the riot at the U.S. Capitol and outgoing president Donald Trump's imminent impeachment. Google told advertisers in a letter obtained by CNN that it won't allow ads about "candidates, the election, its outcome, the upcoming presidential inauguration, the ongoing presidential impeachment process, violence at the US Capitol, or future planned protests on th...
Tags: Google, Post, News, Youtube, Joe Biden, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Capitol, Brian Fung, US Capitol, Serious Business, Capitol insurrection

Georgia man arrested at Capitol insurrection commits suicide

On Wednesday, January 6th, Christopher Stanton Georgia, of Alpharetta, GA was arrested in Washington, D.C. and charged with unlawful entry of public property and violating the 6:00 PM curfew set earlier that afternoon by the city's mayor. His arrest was one of only a few dozen that happened on the actual day of the attack on the Capitol. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Washington, Georgia, Capitol, ALPHARETTA GA, Capitol insurrection, Christopher Stanton Georgia

In Extraordinary Move, Joint Chiefs Publicly Affirm That Biden Will Be President

President Biden will take office on Jan. 20, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Tuesday in a message to the armed forces. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Extremism, Biden, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mark Milley, 2020 Elections, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection

Cruz Office’s Contact Info Written In Note Found In Indicted Pro-Trump Rioter’s Truck

Phone numbers belonging to two of Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) offices appeared to be listed as contact information in a note found in a truck belonging to Lonnie Coffman, who has been indicted for allegedly carrying unregistered firearms and 11 Molotov cocktails in that same vehicle during the pro-Trump insurrection last week. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Ted Cruz, Trump, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection, Lonnie Coffman, Cruz Office

GOP Seeks Absolution For Trump — And For Themselves — With Laughable Calls For Unity

In lieu of any better argument or possible defense of President Donald Trump’s and their own actions, Republicans have settled on a patently ludicrous call for unity.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Republicans, Gop, Donald Trump, Trump, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection

FBI warned of "war" on the Capitol day before attack

According to a breaking story in The Washington Post, the FBI issued an internal warning that extremists were heading to DC determined to wage "war." A day before rioters stormed Congress, an FBI office in Virginia issued an explicit internal warning that extremists were preparing to travel to Washington to commit violence and "war," according to an internal document reviewed by The Washington Post that contradicts a senior official's declaration the bureau had no intelligence indicating any...
Tags: Post, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Virginia, Fbi, The Washington Post, Trump, Capitol, Capitol insurrection, Coup Klux Klan

The neo-medieval beliefs of Senator Josh Hawley

In The New York Times, religious right investigative journalist, Katherine Stewart, has a chilling piece on the extreme religious-nationalist views of Missouri Senator Josh Hawley (he of the Go Team! power fist to the Capitol insurrectionists). In multiple speeches, an interview and a widely shared article for Christianity Today, Mr. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Missouri, New York Times, Josh Hawley, Nationalists, Katherine Stewart, Capitol insurrection, Religious Extremism

Libertarian social media site Parler asks government to force private businesses to do commerce with them

Conservative social media haven Parler has been dropped from most online services, including Amazon Web Services, which hosted the site. According to The Hill, the Libertarian-founded company has appealed to the US District Court in Seattle to stop this blacklisting: The 18-page complaint, filed in U.S. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Censorship, Free Market, Antitrust, Seattle, US District Court, First Amendment, Amazon Web Services, The Hill, Twitter Ban, Parler, Platform Censorship, Unborking Antitrust, Capitol insurrection

Democrats Push Civil War-Era ‘Insurrection’ Law To Bar GOPers From Office

After a pro-Trump mob raided and vandalized the Capitol, Democrats seeking to hold President Donald Trump and his Republican lackeys accountable have been plumbing the depths of available laws and procedure.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol Democrats, Impeachment, 14th Amendment, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection

6 Shocking Details In Criminal Charges Against Pro-Trump Insurrectionists

In the aftermath of an angry mob of President Donald Trump's supporters storming the Capitol on January 6, jarring details about the insurgents (some of whom have already been identified) are coming to light in law enforcement’s ongoing criminal investigations. More than three dozen individuals who participated, or planned to participate, in the attack have been slapped with criminal charges. Here are some alarming details in the court documents of those who were allegedly involved to trying ...
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection

Extremists Eye Jan. 17 In Bid For Insurrection Violence

The next big date in the insurrection could be Sunday.  [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Extremism, Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection

Impeachment Resolution Cites Trump's 'Incitement' of Capitol Insurrection

The article references President Trump's repeated false claims of widespread voter fraud as well as specific comments during a rally ahead of the riot. Read the full text of the resolution.
Tags: Trump, Capitol insurrection

JP Morgan, Marriott, and other major companies are stopping political donations after the Capitol Insurrection

In the aftermath of the MAGA Militia Assault on the capitol buildings, numerous financial, healthcare, and property corporations are re-thinking their approaches to political donations. Popular Information reports: In the last three cycles, [the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association] PAC has donated $959,060 to Republican candidates and $359,550 to Democratic candidates. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Dark Money, Money In Politics, Marriott, PAC, Goldman Sachs, Blood Money, Jp Morgan Chase, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Citi Bank, Drain the Swamp, All The Justice Money Can Buy, Political Patronage, Money Is Speech

Several Well-Known Hate Groups Identified At Capitol Riot

This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Members of the ultranationalist street gang known as the Proud Boys were easy to spot at the protests that flared across the United States throughout 2020, often in the middle of a brawl, typically clad in black and yellow outfits. But in December, as the group’s leaders planned to flood Was...
Tags: News, Maryland, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Virginia, America, Joe Biden, Indiana, United States, Yale, House, Michigan, Nazi, Nancy Pelosi

GOP Sen. Toomey Calls Trump Offenses ‘Impeachable’

Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (PA)  said on Saturday that he believed President Donald Trump had "committed impeachable offenses" after the President incited what turned into a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol earlier this week. "I do think the President committed impeachable offenses," Toomey told Fox News on Saturday. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, Fox News, Donald Trump, Toomey, U S Capitol, Pat Toomey, Impeachment, Zoë Richards, Sen Pat Toomey Pa, Capitol insurrection, GOP Sen Toomey Calls Trump Offenses Impeachable

180 House Members Have Cosponsored Article To Impeach Trump

180 members of the House have cosponsored an article to impeach President Donald Trump in the wake of his efforts to incited a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol earlier this week. [Author: Zoe Richards]
Tags: News, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Kevin McCarthy, U S Capitol, Ted Lieu, Impeachment, Zoë Richards, Capitol insurrection

Analysis of Drumpf's incitement to insurrection speech

(THREAD) Media has yet to do a deep dive on precisely what Trump *said* in his January 6 speech in DC—a speech now called an "incitement to insurrection," and the basis for an article of impeachment coming Monday. This thread unpacks the speech. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Coups, Dc, Trump, Drumpf, Capitol insurrection, Coup Klux Klan

Mitch McConnell shares a proposed plan for a second impeachment trial

The Washington Post reports that famed nihilistic opportunist and former Senate Majority Coward Leader Mitch McConnell has been circulating a memo for how a second Trump impeachment trial might proceed, if it were to happen. The Senate is not scheduled to meet again until January 19; to reconvene earlier would require a unanimous vote, something not likely to happen given the remaining Trump allies in the Senate. —
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Trump, Impeachment, Impeach Trump, Impeachment Inquiry, Impeachment Hearings, Thanks Mitch Mcconnell, Capitol insurrection, Impeach Him Now

No Leadership, Myopia, Fears Of Overreach: Why The Gov’t Failed To Stop The Capitol Breach

Ryan Greer kept his schedule for the afternoon of Jan. 6 open. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Dhs, Capitol Police, Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ryan Greer