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A Trump supporter was arrested after a church prayer group member sent texts to the FBI that showed him inside the Capitol Building on Jan. 6

Capitol riot defendant Glenn Brooks as pictured in the FBI's criminal complaint. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice Glenn Allen Brooks was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement with the Capitol riot on January 6. Brooks texted selfies of himself inside the Capitol to a chat group full of church prayer members. One of the group members then tipped off the FBI. See more stories on Insider's business page. The FBI arrested a California man after receiving a ...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz showed up unannounced to the jail where several Capitol riot suspects are being held and were turned away. They're now accusing DC authorities of 'hiding something.'

Rep. Matt Gaetz speaks as Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Louie Gohmert, and Bob Good listen during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol July 29, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Republican legislators discussed their visit to a DC correction facility where January 6th Capitol riot suspects are being held. Alex Wong/Getty Images Greene and Gaetz visited the DC Department of Corrections on Thursday. They asked to tour the facility with a camera crew and see the Capitol riot suspects, but we...
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Trump privately called the officers who defended the Capitol on January 6 'pussies,' report says

Four police officers who worked during the Capitol riot pose after testifying to a House select committee. Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images Trump called police officers who worked during the Capitol riot "pussies," The Daily Beast reported. He reportedly also believes some officers are being used as Democratic pawns to smear his name. Four officers gave harrowing testimony on their experience at the Capitol riot on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President D...
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GOP lawmaker Mo Brooks says he wore body armor at the January 6 Trump rally and was tipped off to 'risks'

Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama at a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on June 15. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Mo Brooks told a reporter he wore body armor to the pro-Trump rally that preceded the Capitol riot. He said he also slept in his office instead of his condo after being tipped off about "risks." It's unclear where he got the warning and whether he told other lawmakers about it. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Rep. Mo Brooks o...
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GOP lawmaker Mo Brooks admits he wore body armor at Jan. 6 Trump rally, and says he was tipped off to 'risks'

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Brooks said he wore a body armor to Trump's Jan. 6 rally because he was tipped off about "risks" two days before. He also slept in his office instead of his condo because of the warning he received. It's not known who he got the warning from and if he told other lawmakers about it. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories...
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Plumber Turned Political Candidate Busted in Capitol Riot

A New York City plumber who’s moonlighted as a fringe political candidate is in hot water for allegedly storming the U.S. Capitol during January’s insurrection, boasting about it on social media and then trying to cover his tracks.
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A former New York state senate candidate posted photos of himself storming the Capitol on Instagram, FBI says

Security footage showing Daniel Christmann entering the US Capitol through a broken window. US District Court A 38-year-old former candidate for New York State Senate has been arrested for his involvement in the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, according to allegations made by the Federal Bureau of Investigations in a court filing on Wednesday.Federal prosecutors accused Daniel Christmann of Brooklyn of storming the Capitol building during the insurrection. In the criminal complaint again...
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GOP Rep. Jim Banks claimed without evidence that Pelosi scripted all of the damning police testimonies at the Capitol riot hearing

GOP Rep. Jim Banks appearing on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" on July 27, 2021. Fox News Multiple officers gave damning testimony about the Capitol riot at a Tuesday congressional hearing. Later that day Jim Banks accused Nancy Pelosi of scripting their testimonies, which she denied. Pelosi had excluded Banks from sitting on the January 6 commission. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana has accused, without providing evidence, House Speaker N...
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GOP Rep. Jim Banks baselessly accused Pelosi of scripting the damning police testimonies at the Capitol riot hearing

GOP Rep. Jim Banks appeared on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday. Fox News Four officers gave damning testimony at a Tuesday congressional hearing about the Capitol riot. Later that day, Rep. Jim Banks accused Nancy Pelosi of scripting their testimony. Pelosi, who denied Banks' claim, had excluded him from sitting on the January 6 House committee. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana on Tuesday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...
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Rep. Jim Jordan - whom Republicans nominated to investigate the Capitol riot - now says he spoke to Trump on the day but won’t say what they talked about

Rep. Jim Jordan at a pro-Trump rally. Spencer Platt/Getty Images GOP Rep. Jim Jordan said on Tuesday he had spoken to Donald Trump on January 6. Jordan was barred from serving on the Jan. 6 committee over concerns he was involved in the events. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Jordan could be called as a witness by the Jan. 6 panel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio said he had spoken to then-President Donald Trump on the day of the Capito...
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Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham mocked the harrowing police testimony about the Capitol riot with snickers and a 'best political performance' trophy

A composite image of Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson on their Fox News shows on July 27, 2021. Fox News The Fox News hosts mocked the testimony at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. Carlson snickered at one officer's testimony, while Ingraham gave out "awards" for "performances." Both hosts selectively used footage to exclude testimony about racial abuse and violence. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham had a decid...
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Protesters gatecrashed a press conference held by Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene outside the DOJ

Protesters showed up at a press conference where Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Rep. Matt Gaetz were speaking. The lawmakers told the press that they were there to ask questions about how the Capitol riot suspects are being treated in detention. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and three GOP lawmakers held a press event while Capitol police officers testified before the House select committee. The House Republicans spoke up for the Capitol riot suspects, calli...
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The DOJ told former Trump officials they can join Congress' Jan. 6 investigations, reports say, opening up potentially damning testimony about Trump's final days in office

Pro-Trump supporters at the Capitol. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Congressional committees are examining the Capitol riot and Trump's efforts to overturn the election. The DOJ allowed several Trump-era officials answer questions from the committees, reports say. The inclusion of the officials could yield new, potentially damning evidence about Trump's actions. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Justice Department has told former Trump admin...
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Audio shows a profanity-laced voicemail that DC officer Michael Fanone got from a Trump supporter while he was testifying to Congress

DC police officer Michael Fanone speaks on CNN on Tuesday. CNN Fanone told Congress on Tuesday he was beaten and nearly killed by Trump supporters. He later told CNN he got a threatening and slur-filled voicemail message during his testimony. CNN played the voicemail on air. The caller said he wished Fanone had been killed in the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A DC police officer received an explicit and threatening voicemail from a supporter of former President Do...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Dc, Don Lemon, Donald Trump, Black, Trump, Capitol, Eliza Relman, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense, Capitol Siege, Capitol Riot


'I cried out in pain': DC police officer Daniel Hodges recounts when he was crushed by rioters between a door on January 6

Metropolitan Police Department Officer Daniel Hodges testifies during the opening hearing of the U.S. House (Select) Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images MPD officer Daniel Hodges recounted how rioters attacked him on January 6. Hodges described the moment when he was crushed between a door frame of the Capitol. "I was effectively defenseless," Hodges said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Metropolita...
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Capitol police officer testifies that Pro-Trump insurrectionists called Black police 'n-----' during January 6 attack

Private First Class Harry Dunn of the US Capitol Police wipes tears away as a video showing scenes of the January 6th attack is played before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on US Capitol on July 27, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images Officer Harry Dunn says he and other officers were called the N word during Jan. 6 Capitol riot The racial epithets came after Dunn told the rioters he'd voted for President Biden Dunn...
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Police officer who was beaten during the Capitol insurrection breaks down in tears during House hearing

US Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP A US Capitol Police officer broke down in tears Tuesday during a House hearing about the January 6 riot at the Capitol. Sgt. Aquilino Gonell was beaten with a flagpole and sprayed with chemical spray during the deadly riot. He cried as video of the insurrection pla...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, US, Trends, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Mike Pence, Capitol, US Capitol, US Capitol Police, Connor Perrett, Capitol Riot, Speed desk, Aquilino Gonell


DC police officer Michael Fanone slams Trump allies for their 'disgraceful' treatment of law enforcement in emotional testimony

Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone testifies during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 27, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Reuters DC police officer Michael Fanone detailed his assault by rioters during his congressional testimony. Fanone described being dragged and beaten unconscious by Trump loyalists. He called the "indifference shown to his colleagues," largely by Republicans, "disgraceful." See more sto...
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Carl Bernstein called Trump 'our own American war criminal' over COVID-19 deaths and encouraging the Capitol riot

A screenshot of Carl Bernstein on CNN. CNN The legendary Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein has accused former President Donald Trump of being "our own American war criminal" over his actions during the coronavirus pandemic and the January 6 Capitol riot.Speaking to CNN's Brian Stelter, Bernstein said: "I think we need to calmly step back and maybe look at Trump in a different context: He is America's, our own American war criminal. Of a kind we've never experienced before."Stelt...
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The 'QAnon Shaman' is in plea negotiations after being diagnosed with mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, report says

Jacob Chansley, also known as the "QAnon Shaman," at the "Stop the Steal" rally in Washington, DC, on January 6, 2021. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Capitol riot suspect known as "QAnon Shaman" is in plea negotiations, his lawyer told Reuters. The negotiations come after Jacob Chansley was diagnosed with several mental illnesses while in prison. Chansley, pictured in horns and fur on January 6, was one of the most visible people at the riot. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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Donald Trump was 'almost giddy' watching the Capitol riot on TV, author says

Former president Donald Trump. Getty Donald Trump was "almost giddy" watching his supporters storm the Capitol on January 6. Carol Leonnig, co-author of "I Alone Can Fix It," described the scene in an interview with CNN. Leonnig said Trump was reluctant to call off the rioters, despite urging from daughter Ivanka. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump was "almost giddy" as he watched the Capitol riot unfold on TV on January 6, according to Carol Leonnig, co-author o...
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Trump defended sending supporters to the Capitol on January 6, saying he wanted them to go up to it but not inside

Donald Trump on screen as he gave a speech before the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Donald Trump said that he wanted supporters to "not go in" the Capitol on January 6. Supporters attacked officers and breached the Capitol after Trump gave an incendiary speech. Trump and his allies have tried to whitewash the events of January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump defended whipping up his supporters ahead of the Ja...
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Video shows Capitol rioter hit police captain in the face with a flag pole. The suspect pleaded not guilty to assault.

Brent Stirton/Getty A person at the Capitol riot was filmed hitting a police officer with a flag he then threw. The Department of Justice released footage it says shows a US military veteran injuring the officer. The veteran, identified as Jeffrey McKellop, pleaded not guilty to 12 charges including assault. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Department of Justice has released footage from the Capitol riot in which a man hits a police officer in the face with a flagpole,...
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Video shows Capitol rioter hit police captain in the face with a flag pole. He pleaded not guilty to assault.

Brent Stirton/Getty A Capitol riot suspect was filmed hitting a police officer with a flag then hurling it like a spear. The Department of Justice released footage it says shows Jeffrey McKellop injuring the captain. McKellop, pleaded not guilty to 12 charges including assault. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Department of Justice has released footage from the Capitol riot in which a man hits a police officer in the face with a flagpole, then throws it like a spear.T...
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Trump said he and the Capitol rioters 'wanted' the same thing and bragged about the size of the crowd on January 6, new book says

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images President Donald Trump embraced the Capitol rioters and said he and his violent loyalists wanted the same thing. "Personally, what I wanted is what they wanted," he said. Trump made these remarks during a March 31 interview with Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Trump lashed out at the Open Championship for not using his Scottish golf club as a venue, saying its because he's 'too controversial'

AP Donald Trump hit out at the Open Championship for not using his Scottish golf club as a venue. Trump in a statement said it's because they consider him to be "too controversial." Some Trump businesses have faced blowback in the wake of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump lashed out at Open Championship on Saturday for not using his Turnberry golf club in Scotland as a venue in the competition. Trump in the statement said...
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A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol told book author the rioters weren't there to 'steal things' or 'do damage': 'We were just there to overthrow the government'

US Capitol siege in Washington DC on January 6, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images A Trump supporter who stormed the Capitol said the rioters "were just there to overthrow the government." Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender detailed her remarks in his new book, "Frankly, We Did Win This Election." "We weren't there to steal things," she said. "We weren't there to do damage." See more stories on Insider's business page. A Trump supporter said rioters were "just there to ov...
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The Capitol riot suspect pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty and is ready to flip on others

The FBI used this picture in its documents against Josiah Colt. Feds say he joined people storming the Senate chamber at the Capitol on January 06, 2021. Win McNamee/Getty Images A man pictured dangling from the Senate gallery has pleaded guilty in the Capitol riot, per reports. Josiah Colt admitted to obstruction and will cooperate with feds against other accused rioters. He was also pictured sitting in what he thought was Nancy Pelosi's chair, court documents say. See more stories on...
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Liz Cheney smacked GOP Rep. Jim Jordan's hand away when he tried to escort her during the Capitol riot, telling him 'You f---ing did this,' book says

Rep. Liz Cheney. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney was mad at Rep. Jim Jordan during the January 6 Capitol riot, a new book says. It said he offered help but she slapped his hand and said: "Get away from me. You f---ing did this." Cheney was ousted from her high-ranking House GOP post over her criticism of Trump's election-fraud lies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney rejected help from GOP Rep. Jim Jordan during the Capitol riot, saying he was...
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Trump privately complained that he should have lowered the White House flag for slain Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt, report says

A scene at the Capitol riot. Brent Stirton/Getty Ashli Babbitt as fatally shot by law enforcement as she stormed the US Capitol. Trump has reportedly been complaining that he should have lowered the White House flag for her. A source told the Daily Beast Trump thinks he should've done it because she was an Air Force veteran. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump regretted not lowering the White House flag for Ashli Babbitt, the Capitol rioter w...
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