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Third Police Responder To Capitol Attack Dies Of Suicide

A third police officer who responded to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has died of suicide. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Capitol, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection


Kinzinger Backs Subpoenas For McCarthy And Jordan In Jan. 6 Probe

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) on Sunday said that he expects that the House select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 will issue "a significant" amount of subpoenas, which include his Republican colleagues in Congress. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Jordan, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Jim Jordan, Kevin McCarthy, Adam Kinzinger, Adam Kinzinger R IL, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection


Two GOPers Lash Out At Notion That Ashli Babbitt Was A Martyr

As the far right continues its bid to make a martyr out of Ashli Babbitt, two Republican members of Congress have said in recent days that her killing was justified. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt


McCarthy Invokes… Kavanaugh Hearings To Blame Dems For Capitol Attack Security Lapses

While speaking Thursday about the mob of Trump supporters who sacked the Capitol, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) drew a comparison between the security failures on Jan. 6 and the Capitol Police response to people who protested Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Mccarthy, Capitol Police, Trump, Kevin McCarthy, Capitol House, Brett Kavanaugh, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6 Committee


Jim Jordan Says He Spoke To Trump On Jan. 6

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) appeared to admit in a Tuesday evening Fox News interview that he spoke to former president Trump on Jan. 6. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Fox News, Trump, Jim Jordan, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Does The Jan. 6 Committee Have What It Takes To Investigate The Big Lie?

As the Jan. 6 committee holds its first hearing Tuesday, lawmakers' primary focus will be the storming of the Capitol. Law enforcement witnesses will discuss how that day unfolded, and what they saw as they defended the building against the rioters who flooded in, seeking to confront members of Congress. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Congress, Bennie Thompson, 2020 Elections, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6 Committee


House Special Committee Holds First Jan. 6 Hearing

The House Select Committee Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack is holding its first hearing on Tuesday. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, House Special Committee Holds First Jan, House Select Committee Select Committee


Five Takeaways From The First Jan. 6 Committee Hearing

The House select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack had its first hearing on Tuesday, a surprisingly emotional event that featured officers who defended the Capitol that day demanding that Congress investigate former president Trump's role in inciting the attack. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Trump, Capitol, Big Lie, Five Points, Josh Kovensky, Committee Hearing, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Chair Of Jan. 6 Committee Offers Insight Into The Panel’s Subpoena Plans

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), who chairs the House select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, signaled that the panel is willing to subpoena members of Congress or former President Trump in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Monday. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Bennie Thompson, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, January 6 commission


Lawyers Go After Carlson For Calling Capitol Police Officer ‘Angry Left-Wing Political Activist’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson spent part of his Wednesday night show delegitimizing a Black Capitol Police officer who defended the building from the pro-Trump mob on January 6.  [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Fox News, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, January 6, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection


In High-Volume Press Conference, McCarthy Musters Fury That Pelosi Blocked His Jan. 6 Picks

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), flanked by his equally stony-faced picks for the Jan. 6 committee, railed at top volume against the “lame duck” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for barring Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN) from serving. [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, House, Nancy Pelosi, Mccarthy, Jim Jordan, Pelosi, Kevin McCarthy, Jim Banks, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection, January 6 commission


‘Democracy Is In Trouble,’ Judge Says During First Felony Sentencing For Capitol Attack

A federal judge on Monday issued the first sentence to a Capitol rioter who’d pleaded guilty to a felony charge, telling Paul Hodgkins he’d be spending eight months in prison as a result of his actions and saying the damage caused by the Capitol attack “will persist in this country for decades.”  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Capitol, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Paul Hodgkins


McCarthy Picks 5 GOP Men For Jan. 6 Select Committee

After remaining tight-lipped about whether he will appoint Republicans to the House select committee probing the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is reportedly slated to name five House Republican men to the panel. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, House, Mccarthy, Capitol, Kevin McCarthy, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection, January 6 commission, GOP Men For Jan


Proud Boys Leader Pleads Guilty To Burning Church’s Black Lives Matter Banner

The leader of the Proud Boys pleaded guilty Monday to destruction of property after admitting months ago that he’d burned a historically Black church’s Black Lives Matter banner in Washington, D.C., the Justice Department .  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Washington, Black Lives Matter, Justice Department, Black, Matt Shuham, Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, Capitol insurrection, Burning Church s Black Lives Matter Banner


Milley Fumed Over Trump Preaching ‘Gospel Of Führer’ By Pushing Big Lie

Gen. Mark Milley, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, reportedly compared then-President Trump's refusal to concede the election to Adolf Hitler, saying that Trump preached "the gospel of the Führer" by pushing falsehoods of a "stolen" election. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Adolf Hitler, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Mark Milley, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection, Milley Fumed Over Trump


Jan. 6 Select Committee Will Hold First Hearing On July 27 With Police Officers

The select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection will hold its first hearing on Tuesday, July 27. [Author: Kate Riga]
Tags: News, Capitol Police, Kate Riga, Capitol insurrection, January 6 commission


Report: Trump’s Claim About Officer Who Fatally Shot Ashli Babbitt Is Fully Wrong

The U.S. Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt on January 6 as she was trying to break into the hallway where lawmakers were evacuating was not security detail assigned to a specific member of Congress, NBC News reports. [Author: Cristina Cabrera and TPM Staff]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Capitol Police, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt, Cristina Cabrera and TPM Staff, Congress NBC News


‘Kraken’ Team Pelts Judge With Fraud 2020 Redux In Sanctions Hearing

A group of attorneys who sought to overturn the 2020 election doubled down on the effort in a sanctions hearing in federal court in Detroit on Monday, enraging a federal judge as they pushed for one last chance to explain to the world how the election was stolen. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Extremism, Detroit, Kraken, 2020 Elections, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Kraken Team Pelts


‘A Lovefest’: Trump Peddles More Jan. 6 Revisionist History While Hinting 2024 Run

In a conspiracy-laden interview hours before his scheduled speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday, former President Trump continued his streak of downplaying the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection that he helped incite and pushing bogus claims of a "stolen" presidential election. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Maria Bartiromo, Conservative Political Action Conference, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt


Capitol Rioter Who Pleaded Guilty Asks Court Not To ‘Cancel’ Him With Prison Time

Judge, don’t cancel me! That was the essence of the 31-page sentencing memorandum from Capitol rioter Paul Hodgkins, 38, of Tampa, who to obstructing an official proceeding last month and one or two years in prison. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Tampa, Capitol, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Paul Hodgkins


Oath Keepers Founder Rhodes Says He Spoke With FBI For Nearly Three Hours About 1/6

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes claims to have sat for a nearly three-hour interview with FBI agents in May after the agents seized his phone as part of the Capitol riot investigation. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Capitol insurrection, Stewart Rhodes, Matt Shuham


How White Supremacists, Then Trump Seized On Ashli Babbitt’s Death

"Her name was Ashli Babbitt." [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt, Jan. 6


Toyota Now Says It Will Stop Donating To GOPers Who Tried To Reverse Election

Toyota on Thursday tried to claw back its defense of its donations to Republican lawmakers who voted to challenge the 2020 presidential election results. The company had initially leaned in on its decision amid public outrage over the move. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Toyota, Republican, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection


Kinzinger: Far-Right Rage Over Ashli Babbitt’s Death Is Not Actually About Accountability

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) argued on Tuesday that the right's fascination with the death of Ashli Babbitt during the Capitol insurrection is not actually about accountability, despite what boosters of the cause suggest. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Extremism, Paul Gosar, Adam Kinzinger R IL, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt


Trump: ‘There Was No Reason’ To Shoot Ashli Babbitt

Former president Trump doubled down on Wednesday on his remarks about Ashli Babbitt, suggesting that there was no reason for her death and that the officer involved should be punished. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Extremism, Trump, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt


Five Points On How Ashli Babbitt Has Become A Martyr For The Far-Right

When Ashli Babbitt breached a final window in the Capitol building, it was the closest any of the rioters on Jan. 6 would come to reaching then-evacuating members of Congress. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Extremism, Capitol, Five Points, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt


Six Months After Jan. 6, Paul Gosar Demands Charges Against Cop Who Shot Ashli Babbitt

Days after former president Trump demanded to know the name of the police officer who shot and killed Ashli Babbitt during the Capitol insurrection, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) cheered and welcomed the support for the far-right cause célèbre. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Extremism, Trump, Paul Gosar, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Ashli Babbitt


Jan. 6 Defendant Allegedly Blabbed To Undercover Fed About Riot, Jailbreak Scheme

A new defendant in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack case needs better friends.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Fi Duong


Mo Brooks Insists He’s A Federal Employee Who Can’t Be Sued For Capitol Insurrection

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) demanded his dismissal from a federal lawsuit alleging that he helped incite the mob behind the deadly Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6, arguing that he can't be sued because he was acting as a federal employee while vowing to challenge the election results hours before the attack. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Mo Brooks R AL, Mo Brooks, Eric Swalwell, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection


GOPers Pal Around With Capitol Insurrectionist At The Border

Several Republicans who partook in the GOP's political stunt at the border earlier this week got chummy with a far-right activist who livestreamed himself breaking into the Capitol with the rest of the pro-Trump mob on January 6. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Gop, Trump, Capitol, Cristina Cabrera, Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Madison Cawthorn, Capitol insurrection