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A college student hit a police officer over the head with his skateboard during the Capitol riot, says indictment

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Brent Stirton/Getty Images A college student has been charged for striking a police officer with his skateboard during the Capitol riot. Grady Douglas Owens, 21, was caught on bodycam footage striking the officer over the head. The officer, who was not named, was left with a concussion and an injury to his finger. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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The Capitol riot defendants are turning on each other and outing Proud Boys leadership

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they push barricades to storm the US Capitol in Washington D.C on January 6, 2021. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images More than one defendant in January's Capitol riots has turned on the Proud Boys. Md Court records indicate that several plea deals with cooperators may be in the works. See more stories on Insider's business page. The brotherhood of the Proud Boys is falling apart, as more than one of the Capitol riot defe...
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The Capitol riot defendants may be starting to turn on each other, outing far-right extremist leaders

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they push barricades to storm the US Capitol in Washington D.C on January 6, 2021. Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images More than one defendant in January's Capitol riot has turned on the Proud Boys, say attorneys. This is the first real indication that some defendants may be willing to work with the authorities. Court records indicate that several plea deals with cooperators may be in the works. See more stories on Insider'...
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Tucker Carlson defended a man accused of storming the Capitol with zip-tie handcuffs, asking for 'perspective' in how he is treated

Tucker Carlson defended Capitol riots suspect Eric Munchel on the April 6 edition of his Fox News show. Fox News Tucker Carlson defended the Capitol riots suspect who was pictured carrying zip-tie handcuffs. Carlson said a judge's earlier characterization of him as dangerous was misleading. The host has long sought to portray the response to the riots as a bid to persecute conservatives. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday defende...
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Capitol protester spotted at anti-mask rally while under indictment, and his lawyer says he has not been paid, according to report

Organizer Mark Sahady, center, leads rally goers through the Boston Common as they arrive for the "Resist Marxism" rally in Boston on November 18, 2017. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The lawyer of a Capitol rioter said he's not been paid for his work, the Daily Beast reported. Mark Sahady, leader of an anti-LGBTQ+ group, stormed the Capitol building on January 6. Sahady is allegedly still attending right wing rallies while under indictment, the report says. See mor...
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Mark Zuckerberg claimed the reason Facebook keeps showing up in Capitol riot lawsuits is because it's really helpful to police

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress remotely during a Senate hearing on November 17, 2020. Hannah McKay-Pool/Getty Images Facebook was cited in more legal docs about the Capitol riots than any other social-media platform. Mark Zuckerberg told Congress it's because Facebook has been cooperating with law enforcement. On Thursday, he also downplayed Facebook's role allowing misinformation and violence to spread. See more stories on Insider's business page. Faceb...
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Showtime is Already Making a Limited Series on the Capitol Riots

Less than a week into the new year, 2021 revealed itself to be the opposite of the blank slate we all hoped it would be. On January 6, Washington D.C. erupted in riots, as supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a terrifying display of violence. The Capitol riots instantly put a stain on 2021, revealing that the nightmare of 2020 was far from over. And for some reason, Showtime wants us all to relive it. Variety reports that Showtime is developing a limited se...
Tags: Television, Movies, Congress, Washington, Senate, Joe Biden, Fbi, United States, House Of Representatives, Jeff Daniels, Showtime, Donald Trump, Brendan Gleeson, True Story, James Comey, Ray


The far-right Proud Boys were viewed as 'bar-fight types' and their terrorist intent was ignored, a former Trump administration official said

A member of the Proud Boys guards the front stage as another member of the proud boys gives a speech during a rally at Delta Park in Portland, Oregon, on June 26, 2020. Stanton Sharpe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The growing threat from the Proud Boys was shrugged off by law enforcement, a Trump admin official said. Elizabeth Neumann said the group evaded legal scrutiny despite committing terrorist acts. Proud Boys members were on the front line during the Capitol riot. See ...
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QAnon Shaman's '60 Minutes' interview backfired. Judge cites interview when ruling he must remain jailed until trial.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A protester screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the elect...
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Prominent Georgia family sued their local grocery clerk after she made claims on Facebook about their role in the Capitol riots, report says

Pro-Trump protestors clash with police during the tally of electoral votes that that would certify Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. presidential election outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/For The Washington Post via Getty Images A family is suing a grocery clerk after she posted allegations about their roles in the Capitol riots. Katheryn and Thelma Cagle had helped organize buses from Georgia to DC, according to the Washingto...
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Lauren Boebert, who once expressed support for QAnon, accused Democrats of being 'obsessed with conspiracy theories'

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) attends the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 27, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert told Fox News that the Democrats are "obsessed with conspiracy theories." Boebert was complaining about the heightened security measures in the Capitol this week. The congresswoman once said she hopes the QAnon conspiracy theory was real but denied being a follower. Visit the Business section of I...
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Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

A photo shared by the FBI, which it says shows Jenny Cudd in the Capitol during the January 6 riot. Screenshot via DOJ. Federico Klein, an appointee of former President Donald Trump, was arrested in connection with the Capitol riots, Politico reported. Klein is believed to be the first Trump appointee to be charged in connection to the January 6 insurrection. Klein worked on the 2016 Trump campaign and was later appointed to the State Department. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
Tags: Virginia, Politico, Trends, Fbi, State Department, Donald Trump, Doj, Trump, Capitol, Klein, Trump State Department, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Julie Gerstein, Capitol Riots, Jenny Cudd, Federico Klein


QAnon Shaman's mom has a pretty fantastical view of her son's actions

Martha Chansley defends her son the QAnon Shaman as just a guy who was kinda there… in horns and face paint. "He walked through open doors." – Martha Chansley, defends the actions of her son — aka the QAnon Shaman — during the Capitol siege. — Read the rest
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A Proud Boys leader acquired a lookalike's passport to possibly flee the country following Capitol attack, court documents say

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Ethan Nordean, with backward baseball hat and bullhorn, leads members of the far-right group Proud Boys in marching before the riot at the U.S. Capitol. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File A new court filing details the weeks-long planning by Proud Boys members ahead of the Capitol siege. One of the organization's leaders obtained a lookalike passport to possibly flee, documents say. The leader of the far-right group told agents the passport belonged to...
Tags: Politics, Congress, US, Trends, Fbi, Seattle, Passport, Capitol, Electoral College, Capitol Building, Carolyn Kaster, Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, Capitol Riots, Capitol Attack, U S Capitol AP


FBI pinpoints a single suspect in the death of US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick

A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands at the door of the Capitol Rotunda near where the late U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick will lie in honor Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in Washington. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Federal investigators have a suspect in the killing of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick. The probe was narrowed after video footage showed the suspect attacking officers with bear spray. The assailant has not yet been publicly named by federal invest...
Tags: Politics, Senate, US, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, Capitol Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump, Capitol, Romney, U S Capitol Police, Goodman, Laury, Metropolitan Police Department


A close associate of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene participated in the Capitol riots, according to a report

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., wears a "Trump Won" face mask as she arrives on the floor of the House to take her oath of office on opening day of the 117th Congress on January 3, 2021. Erin Scott/Pool via AP Social media posts revealed close associate of Greene participated in the Capitol riots, CNN reported. Conservative activist Anthony Aguero posted on social media saying he had been among the mob that entered the Capitol building. Aguero said in a January 7 video that it was "Tru...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Agüero, Trump, Capitol, Greene, US Capitol, Trump Won, Antifa, QAnon


Ted Cruz was filmed using his phone while a former police chief testified about violence at the Capitol

Ted Cruz Getty Sen. Ted Cruz was pictured using his phone during Tuesday's hearing on the Capitol riots. The former chief of Capitol police was giving an account of the violent scenes in the January 6 riot. Cruz was criticized last week for flying to Mexico during deadly storms in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz was filmed using his phone during Senate testimony from the former Capitol police chief who said that the riot "constituted the worst a...
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Trump's pardon of Lil' Wayne said to be the breaking point for QAnon Shaman in new court documents filled with bizarre anecdotes

Jacob Chansley screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images The QAnon Shaman is requesting pretrial release after weeks in solitary confinement, court records say. Counsel for Jacob Chansley says he's had "signific...
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Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund reveals he never saw an FBI warning about the deadly January 6 attack

Former U.S. Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund testifies before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool A former Capitol Police leader said he didn't see a January 5 FBI warning about violence at the Capitol. "I actually just in the last 24 hours was informed" that the Capitol police got the report, Sund...
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An Arkansas man stormed the Capitol waving the US flag and used its pole to beat a police officer, said a federal grand jury. He faces up to 40 years in prison.

Peter Francis Stager, 41, is filmed in front of the Capitol building in Washington DC, on January 6, 2021. Eric Feigl Ding/Twitter Peter Stager was among a group of Trump supporters who were dragging an officer down the Capitol stairs. A federal jury indicted Peter Stager of Conway, Arkansas on a total of seven charges. Stager is accused of using a dangerous or deadly weapon to "forcibly assault, resist, impose, impede, intimidate and interfere with an officer." Visit the Business section...
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1 in 5 criminally charged Capitol rioters have faced foreclosure

Capitol rioters' public records reveal extensive financial hardship, and nearly 20 percent faced bankruptcy or foreclosure prior to the insurrection, according to "The Washington Post."
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At least 10 people charged in the Capitol siege are blaming Trump for their involvement in the attack

Trump supporter and QAnon follower Jake "The Q Shaman" Angeli attends a "Stop the Steal" rally . Andrew Lichtenstein/Getty Images Of the nearly 250 charged in the Capitol attack, at least 10 have blamed Trump for their attendance. Legal experts say the outcome of Trump's impeachment trial could help rioters shift blame to Trump. "The logical thinking was, 'He invited us down,'" one lawyer said about Trump's incitement. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As Donald Trump...
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Congress is investigating reports that Trump representatives held discussions with Parler about him taking a 40% ownership stake in the app

Former US President Donald Trump REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton A House committee has asked Parler for information about its reported negotiations with Trump over an ownership stake. Buzzfeed reported that the discussions fell through, and legal experts said they could have violated anti-bribery laws. The committee is also investigating Parler over potential ties to Russian entities. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Congress is looking into reports that Donald Trump's rep...
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In court documents about the pro-Trump riots at the Capitol, Facebook is cited far more than any other social network

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaving The Merrion Hotel in Dublin, Ireland after a meeting with politicians to discuss regulation of social media and harmful content in April 2019. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images Court documents related to the Capitol riots on January 6 mention Facebook more than any other social-media site. A George Washington University group is cataloging court documents about those arrested in connection with the riots. Reviewing the documents, Forbes found Face...
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A woman charged in the Capitol riot can take a trip to Mexico after a federal judge rules in her favor

A photo shared by the FBI, which it says shows Jenny Cudd in the Capitol during the January 6 riot. Screenshot via DOJ. A federal judge granted Jenny Cudd's request to leave the country for a retreat in Mexico. Cudd was charged last month for her participation in the Capitol insurrection on January 6. Following the attack, Cudd told a local news outlet that she would "do it again." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Jenny Cudd, who was charged with participating in the...
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Facebook knew it had a huge problem with hateful groups 5 months ahead of the Capitol riots, according to internal docs

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo Facebook staff told execs in August 2020 that 70% of top political groups were full of hate speech, misinformation, and violent threats. Researchers had to fight to convince management to take action against these groups, per a Wall Street Journal report. Facebook imposed some restrictions on groups, but loosened them again after the election — and before the Capitol riot. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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A Texas gubernatorial candidate tweeted out a photo of a noose after the Capitol riot and said 'let 'em hang'

Martin Holsome speaks to a small group of protesters outside the Texas state capitol on January 16, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Sergio Flores/Getty Images Martin Holsome, a candidate for Texas governor, shared a photo of a noose referencing the Capitol riot in Washington, DC. "Starting in D.C. - let 'em hang by the neck until they are dead, dead DEAD!!!" the caption, which was posted on January 15 but later deleted, read. Holsome is running to replace Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in the state's gube...
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Delta is banning guns in checked luggage on flights to Washington D.C. ahead of Biden's inauguration

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-900neo. Kenken_spotter/Shutterstock.com Kenken_spotter/Shutterstock.com Delta Air Lines is preventing passengers traveling to DC from checking firearms onto flights starting Saturday.  The measure, which will last through January 23, follows increased disturbances on airplanes since the deadly riot at the US Capitol.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Delta Air Lines is prohibiting passengers from checking firearms en-route to Washington D.C....
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Becky’s Flowers In Roseville Bombarded With Hate, Mistaken For Shop Owned By Capitol Rioter

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Roseville Flower Shop Bombarded With Threats, Mistaken For Texas Business Owned By Capitol Rioter

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