Posts filtered by tags: Capitol insurrection[x]


 

Ali Alexander Looks Ready To Roll Over On Fellow Jan. 6 Organizers

Far-right provocateur Ali Alexander says that he plans on fully cooperating with the Jan. 6 Committee. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Ali Alexander, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6 Committee


READ: Meadows Sues Jan. 6 Committee, Members

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sued the Jan. 6 Committee, its members, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Committee, Mark Meadows, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Thompson Details Materials Obtained By Jan. 6 Committee Including Alleged November Plotting By Meadows

The Jan. 6 select committee on Tuesday informed former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows’ lawyer that it has been “left with no choice” but to advance contempt proceedings against his client, after the panel warned that the former Trump official would be referred for contempt if he failed to show up for his deposition. In the committee’s letter dated Tuesday, chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) also detailed the materials that Meadows has offered up thus far during his short-lived st...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Thompson, Trump, Bennie Thompson, Meadows, Mark Meadows, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Mark Meadows Says He’ll Start Stonewalling Jan. 6 Committee Again

After months of back-and-forth over whether he would voluntarily share records and testimony with the congressional Jan. 6 Committee’s investigation into the Capitol attack, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows indicated Wednesday that he has decided to go back to stonewalling the committee.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, White House, Committee, Capitol, Mark Meadows, Matt Shuham, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6 Committee


Report: Jan. 6 Committee Has Subpoenaed Phone Records Of More Than 100 People

The Jan. 6 select committee has reportedly subpoenaed the phone records of more than 100 people, which include a number of former Trump officials and associates such as former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, according to CNN. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Trump, Mark Meadows, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee, Committee Has Subpoenaed Phone Records


Report: Former Pence Chief Of Staff Marc Short Is Cooperating With Jan. 6 Committee

Marc Short, former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, is reportedly cooperating with the Jan. 6 select committee, according to CNN on Monday. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cnn, Mike Pence, Marc Short, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


DC Cop To Insurrectionist Assailant Who Later Called Himself ‘Stupid’: Yes, You’re Stupid

Michael Fanone, the D.C. Metropolitan Police officer who was electroshocked with a Taser-like device during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, didn’t disagree with his alleged attacker, Daniel Rodriguez, who tearfully called himself “stupid” and an “asshole” during an FBI interrogation. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Fbi, Taser, Daniel Rodriguez, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection, Michael Fanone


Jan. 6 Panel Suggests Meadows Must Comply This Week To Avoid Criminal Contempt Referral

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who serves on the Jan. 6 select committee, on Sunday suggested that the panel plans to take action against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows this week if he continues to defy the panel’s subpoena. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Adam Schiff, Mark Meadows, Pete Aguilar, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan 6 select committee


DC Appeals Court Panel Hints That It Might Be Skeptical Of Trump’s Executive Privilege Defense

A panel of D.C. appeals court judges may be setting the stage to throw out former President Trump’s Jan. 6 records case. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Trump, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, DC Appeals Court Panel, Trump 's Executive Privilege Defense


Broadway Actor Who Plays Judas In ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Charged With Storming Capitol Alongside Oath Keepers

Behold, a rich tapestry of one of the most bonkers post-insurrection arrests to date. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Oath Keepers, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection


What The Jan. 6 Committee Wants From Its Latest Subpoena Targets

The Jan. 6 Committee made public ten subpoenas it issued this week, signaling a new direction for the probe: the far-right, its fever swamps, and its paramilitaries. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, January 6, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


A man who was accused of discharging bear spray at law enforcement officers during the Capitol riot was arrested by the FBI after he enlisted in the Air Force

U.S. Capitol Police officers push back rioters who were trying to break into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File Aiden Henry Bilyard, 19, was arrested Monday in connection to the Capitol insurrection. On January 6, Bilyard is accused of using bear spray on police officers and breaking a window at the Capitol. Bilyard enlisted in the Air Force and was interviewed by FBI agents in August at a base in Texas. Aiden Henry Bilyard, 19, was arrested by the...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Fbi, Arrest Warrant, Arrest, Capitol Hill, Department Of Justice, Air Force, US District Court, Doj, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Capitol


Jim Jordan Still Isn’t Sure How Many Times He Spoke To Trump On Jan. 6

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) continues to act like he’s being ambushed anytime he’s pressed on details of his conversations with President Trump on Jan. 6. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Trump, Jim Jordan, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Far-Right Groups

The House January 6 Committee sent subpoenas on Tuesday to a series of far-right groups and their leaders whose members were involved in either the Capitol insurrection or the rallies beforehand. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, House, Committee, Capitol, Oath Keepers, Proud Boys, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Committee Subpoenas Far Right Groups


Jan. 6 Defendant With A Gun Allegedly Hinted At Attacking Pelosi If He’d Found Her

A Jan. 6 defendant who’s been charged with illegally possessing a loaded firearm at the Capitol gave a chilling portrait of his intentions when he allegedly broke into the building that day, according to a newly unsealed filing in the case. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Nancy Pelosi, Gun Violence, Capitol, Pelosi, Cristina Cabrera, Capitol insurrection


Fight Breaks Out Over Who Exactly Represents QAnon Shaman In Court

Updated 6:09 p.m. ET Around midday Monday, news surfaced that “Q Shaman” Jacob Chansley apparently had new legal representation: infamous and prolific conservative attorney John Pierce.  Hours later, his existing lawyer, Albert Watkins, denied to TPM that any change had taken place.  Pierce had indicated in a court filing that he’d be taking over Chansley’s case — and said in a statement that he might pursue an appeal based on Watkins’ ineffective legal work.  In an email to TPM a...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, Doj, Mike Pence, Capitol, Lambert, Pierce, Watkins, Watkin, Royce Lamberth, John Pierce, Matt Shuham, Josh Kovensky, Albert Watkins, Kyle Rittenhouse


House committee investigating January 6 Capitol riot issues new subpoena for Roger Stone, Alex Jones, and others

Brent Stirton/Getty The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection issued new subpoenas for multiple people — including GOP strategist Roger Stone — according to a Monday press release.Alex Jones, head of InfoWars, Taylor Budowich, Trump's current spokesperson, and rally promoters Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lawrence are also on the list. "The Select Committee is seeking information about the rallies and subsequent march to the Capitol that escalated into a violent mo...
Tags: Politics, Jennifer Lawrence, Trends, Gop, House, Donald Trump, Alex Jones, Select Committee, Capitol, Roger Stone, Bennie Thompson, Breaking, January 6, Dustin Stockton, Capitol Siege, Capitol insurrection


House committee investigating January 6 Capitol riot issues new subpoenas for Roger Stone, Alex Jones, and others

Brent Stirton/Getty The January 6 committee issued subpoenas to five more individuals on Monday. Alex Jones and Roger Stone are both included in the list.  The committee suspects that the witnesses "have relevant information." The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection issued new subpoenas for multiple people — including GOP strategist Roger Stone — according to a Monday press release.Alex Jones, head of InfoWars, Taylor Budowich, Trump's current spokesperson, and...
Tags: Politics, Jennifer Lawrence, Congress, Russia, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Stockton, Donald Trump, Jones, Trump, Alex Jones, Select Committee, Capitol, Lawrence


2 Fox News employees resigned over Tucker Carlson's January 6 documentary, citing concerns it may incite violence

Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary.Photo by Janos Kummer/Getty Images Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes joined Fox News as contributors in 2009. Both Goldberg and Hayes resigned over tensions between Fox News coverage and their own publication. In a statement, the pair said the misinformation pushed by "Patriot Purge" is dangerous. Fox News contributors Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes have resigned following the release of...
Tags: Politics, News, Documentary, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Geraldo Rivera, Stephen Hayes, Hayes, Goldberg, Carlson, Jonah Goldberg, Insurrection, January 6


Jan. 6 Committee Member: Many Ex-Trump Staffers Came Forward Voluntarily

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who serves on the Jan. 6 select committee, on Saturday said that many of the more than 200 witnesses the panel has interviewed are former Trump administration officials who came forward voluntarily. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Committee, Trump, Zoe Lofgren, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Many of the 200 witnesses interviewed by the January 6 committee are Trump administration staffers who voluntarily came forward

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., questions witnesses during the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 27, 2021 at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC.Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images Rep. Zoe Lofgren said former Trump officials "provided important insights" to the committee. Lofgren told CNN that some witnesses would only testify if they had a subpoena for "cover." Lofgren dismissed an executive privilege claim from Mark Meadow...
Tags: Politics, News, Interview, Congress, Washington, White House, Trends, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Select Committee, Calif, Capitol, Cannon House Office Building, Zoe Lofgren, Meadows


Barrasso Won’t Criticize Trump For Defending Supporters Who Chanted ‘Hang Mike Pence’

Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) on Sunday declined the chance to criticize former President Trump for defending his supporters’ chants of “hang Mike Pence” on the day of the Capitol insurrection. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, John Barrasso, Barrasso, Sen John Barrasso R WY, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection


Schiff Says Jan. 6 Committee Will ‘Move Quickly’ To Refer Meadows For Criminal Contempt

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who chairs the House intelligence committee and serves on the Jan. 6 select committee, on Sunday said that the committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 will “move quickly” to refer Trump former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows for criminal contempt after his refusal to meet with congressional investigators last week. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, House, Trump, Adam Schiff, Schiff, Mark Meadows, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan 6 select committee


Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn calls for one religion in America

Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to former President Donald Trump, speaks to attendees as he endorses New York City mayoral candidate Fernando Mateo during a campaign event on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Staten Island, N.Y. AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Michael Flynn recently spoke about his Christian faith to refute QAnon claims that he worships Satan. Flynn spoke at the "ReAwaken America" tour, which featured other Trump loyalists and anti-vaxxers. Roger Stone, Mike Lindel...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, White House, Russia, New York City, America, Trends, Fbi, Conspiracy, United States, House, Satan, Christianity, Jesus


Jan. 6 Committee Seeks Information From Several Members Of Pence’s Inner Circle

The House select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 is looking into gathering information from at least five people close to former Vice President Mike Pence, according to CNN. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cnn, House, Mike Pence, Keith Kellogg, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Judge Shoots Down Trump Attempt To Block Jan. 6 Probe

Former President Trump cannot block the House Jan. 6 Committee from accessing executive branch records created during his administration, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday evening. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, House, Committee, Trump, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


Trump loses again as US District Court judge denies his emergency request to block records from January 6 Committee

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Donald Trump asked a US judge to block the January 6 Committee from obtaining White House records. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan denied the request and said the documents are of interest to the public. The National Archives and Records Administration will give investigators the documents on Friday. US Distr...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Records, Washington Dc, Judge, Biden, Donald Trump, US District Court, Committee, Trump


Trump loses again as US district judge denies his emergency request to block records from January 6 committee

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File Donald Trump asked a US judge to block the January 6 committee from obtaining White House records. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan denied the request and said the documents were of interest to the public. The National Archives and Records Administration is set to give investigators the documents Friday. US Di...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Records, Washington Dc, Judge, Biden, Donald Trump, US District Court, Committee, Trump


Jan. 6 Panel Takes Crucial Step of Broadening Probe Beyond Capitol Attack

Two new batches of subpoenas from the House Jan. 6 committee send a strong signal that the panel will not over-focus on the Capitol attack as an isolated event, but will instead investigate the full Trump conspiracy to subvert the 2020 election. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Trump, Capitol, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6 Committee


Marjorie Taylor Greene Pumps Up Jan. 6 Mythology With D.C. Jail Visit

After agitating for the chance for weeks, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) finally visited alleged Jan. 6 rioters in jail Thursday night and compared them to prisoners of war, part of a months-long campaign to valorize the attack on Congress. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Congress, Steve Bannon, Matt Shuham, Central Detention Facility, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Marjorie Taylor Greene R GA, Capitol insurrection, Correctional Treatment Facility