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How A Serbian Scientist Helped Inspire The Oath Keepers To March On The Capitol

Days after the November 2020 election, the Oath Keepers were preparing. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Serbia, Capitol, Oath Keepers, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Tucker Carlson repeatedly interviewed a man he described as a disabled veteran. The FBI is accusing the same man of organizing an Oath Keepers militia to aid the Capitol insurrection.

Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary.Photo by Janos Kummer/Getty Images Tucker Carlson has interviewed Thomas Caldwell three times since January 6. Caldwell has been indicted on charges of seditious conspiracy and faces up to 20 years in prison. Caldwell organized the Oath Keepers' quick reaction force teams, according to an unsealed indictment. Since the Capitol insurrection, Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson ha...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Law, Trends, Fbi, Fox, Washington Dc, Militia, Fox News, Pentagon, Department Of Justice, North Carolina, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mcc, Militias


‘They’re Trying To Indict Me’: Rhodes’ Attorney Recounts Pre-Arrest Convo With Oath Keeper Leader

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes was worrying about federal indictment minutes before the FBI showed up to arrest him, an attorney for Rhodes told TPM. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Fbi, Extremism, Rhodes, Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Texas DA Finds AG Paxton Violated Public Records Law By Withholding Jan. 6 Texts

The Travis County District Attorney’s Office (TSCDO) in Texas has found that state Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) violated the state’s public records law by refusing to release his texts from the time when he was in D.C. for a Trump rally on the day of the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: Texas, News, Trump, Ken Paxton, Cristina Cabrera, Jan. 6, Texas DA Finds AG, Travis County District Attorney s Office TSCDO


Oath Keepers Chief Stewart Rhodes Arrested On Jan. 6-Related Charges

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes was arrested by federal agents on Thursday after a federal grand jury returned an indictment against Rhodes and ten others on charges of seditious conspiracy against the United States, the Justice Department said. [Author: Josh Kovensky and Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Rhodes, Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers, Matt Shuham, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Josh Kovensky and Matt Shuham, United States the Justice Department


Jan. 6 Committee Requests Info From Minority Leader McCarthy

The House Jan. 6 Committee sent a letter on Wednesday asking House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for information about the insurrection. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Mccarthy, Committee, Kevin McCarthy, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said January 6 was 'interference with the lawful transfer of power using violence' — the definition of an insurrection — but refrains from using the word

Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., appears on "Meet the Press" in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC Newswire/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Rioters stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021, in an attempt to overturn the presidential election. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson condemned the events of January 6 but did not call it an insurrection. January 6 was an "interference with the lawful transfer of power using violence," the governor said. During a Sunday interview...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Arkansas, Hutchinson, Jake Tapper, Capitol, Merriam Webster, Asa Hutchinson


Kinzinger Says Jan. 6 Committee Has A ‘Powerful And Substantive Narrative’ Ready To Go

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), who serves on the Jan. 6 committee, on Sunday expressed confidence in the panel’s progress thus far in its investigation of the events surrounding the deadly Capitol insurrection. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Adam Kinzinger, Adam Kinzinger R IL, Kinzinger, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Raskin: Ex-Trump Aide Grisham Listed ‘A Lot Of Names’ During Interview With Jan. 6 Committee

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) on Sunday shed light into the information former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham provided to the Jan. 6 committee during her interview with the panel last week. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Raskin, Jamie Raskin, Grisham, Stephanie Grisham, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Jan. 6 Committee Weighs Asking Pence For Voluntary Interview

The Jan. 6 committee is reportedly considering formally requesting former Vice President Pence to appear voluntarily before the panel for an interview as soon as this month, according to Politico and CNN. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cnn, Committee, Mike Pence, Summer Concepcion, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Members Of Congress Mark One Year Anniversary Of Insurrection

In a morning speech, President Joe Biden condemned Trump and his campaign to subvert the election, which culminated in the insurrection one year ago today. “You can’t love your country only when you win,” he said. “You can’t obey the law only when it is convenient. You can’t be patriotic when you embrace and enable lies.” Throughout the day Thursday, lawmakers and others will share their experiences of the Capitol riot. Follow along below: [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Big Lie, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


A Year Later, the Capitol Riot Looks Like a Scary Rehearsal for the End of Democracy (Column)

One year after the fact, the uprising that took place, before millions of horrified and amazed eyes, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021 — a protest, an insurrection, a riot, an act of mass vandalism, a piece of made-for-the-media guerrilla theater, and a primal assault on democracy — looks, if […]
Tags: Washington, Columns, Donald Trump, U S Capitol, Jan. 6


Reports: Jan. 6 Committee Considers Airing Public Hearings During Prime Time

The Jan. 6 committee is reportedly considering holding its upcoming public hearings during primetime hours, according to Bloomberg News and Axios. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Bloomberg News, Bennie Thompson, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Navarro Planned A Coup With Bannon On Jan 6. But He Doesn’t Want You To Call It That.

Former White House trade adviser Peter Navarro sparred with MSNBC host Ari Melber on Tuesday night as he refused to acknowledge that his half-baked plan concocted with Steve Bannon to overturn the election results was, in fact, a coup. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Msnbc, Peter Navarro, Ari Melber, Navarro, Bannon, Steve Bannon, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


MyPillow Guy Says Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenaed His Phone Records

MyPillow guy Mike Lindell, an ally of former President Trump who has repeatedly pushed the Big Lie of a “stolen” election, told CNBC on Wednesday that his phone records have been subpoenaed by the Jan. 6 committee. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cnbc, Trump, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee, MyPillow Guy Says Jan, Committee Subpoenaed His Phone Records


Trump cancels press conference that he had scheduled for the one-year anniversary of the Capitol insurrection

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 said in a statement he was canceling his press conference scheduled for January 6, 2022. The former president also criticized the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol riot. A former White House director of communications under Trump said he should be silent on January 6. On Tuesda...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Arizona, Press Conference, Donald Trump, Cancelled, Cancel, Trump, Capitol, House Select Committee


Dem Rips Garland Over DOJ’s ‘Extremely Weak’ Handling Of Jan. 6 Cases

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) on Tuesday took aim at Attorney General Merrick Garland, critiquing the Justice Department’s handling of cases related to Jan. 6 insurrectionists. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Doj, Justice Department, Merrick Garland, Ruben Gallego, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


How a pro-Trump mob armed with sticks and metal pipes forced their way through police barriers to storm the US Capitol

A man raises a beam as police block an entrance to the Capitol.Alan Chin for Insider On Jan. 6, 2021, thousands of rioters stormed past police barricades to disrupt certification of the 2020 election at the Capitol.  The protesters, armed with sticks and metal pipes, fought off tear gas to force their way into the halls of government.  Photographer Alan Chin was on assignment with Insider that day and recounts what he witnessed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On the...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Washington, White House, Trends, Features, Violence, Donald Trump, Mall, Political Campaigns, Trump, Lincoln Memorial, Capitol, US Capitol, Maga, Politcs


Jan. 6 Committee Requests Hannity’s Cooperation And Reveals New Texts To Meadows

The Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday requested Fox News anchor Sean Hannity’s cooperation with its investigation and provided more details on his texts to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, White House, Fox News, Sean Hannity, Mark Meadows, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee, Committee Requests Hannity


Ashli Babbitt repeatedly rammed her SUV into the car of her future husband's girlfriend, report says

Ashli Babbitt is pictured in her driver's license photo.Maryland MVA/Courtesy of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office via AP Ashli Babbitt was married to another man when she had an affair with future husband Aaron Babbitt. At the time of the affair, Aaron Babbitt was in a six-year relationship with Celeste Norris. Babbitt later drove her SUV into Norris' vehicle, who she stalked and harassed after the incident. Ashli Babbitt was fatally shot by police on January 6 as she climbed throu...
Tags: Harassment, News, Maryland, Cheating, Court, Trends, Ap, Affair, Stalking, Associated Press, Trial, Restraining Order, Capitol, Babbitt, Norris, San Diego California


Trump Legal Team Adviser Turns Over ‘Privilege Log’ On Big Lie Efforts To Jan. 6 Committee

Bernard Kerik, former New York City Police commissioner and key adviser to former President Trump’s legal team, turned over documents to the Jan. 6 committee on Friday — which include a “privilege log” describing material he declined to produce to the panel. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Bernard Kerik, Trump, Jan, New York City Police, Summer Concepcion, Trump Legal Team, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Cheney: Jan. 6 Committee Has ‘Firsthand Testimony’ Trump Resisted Pleas To Stop Attack

Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Bennie Thompson (D-MS), both of whom chair the Jan. 6 committee, on Sunday said that the panel has heard testimony that offers insight into the communications to former President Trump on the day his supporters breached the Capitol. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Cheney, Trump, Ivanka Trump, Bennie Thompson, Liz Cheney, Summer Concepcion, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Jan. 6 Committee Outlines What To Expect From ‘Non-Traditional’ Public Hearings

Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Adam Schiff (D-CA), both of whom serve on the Jan. 6 committee, on Sunday detailed expectations ahead of the panel’s upcoming public hearings. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Adam Schiff, Bennie Thompson, Summer Concepcion, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Jan. 6 Panel Reportedly Planning Dramatic Presentations On Trumpworld’s Big Lie Actions

The Jan. 6 Committee is reportedly set to hold more public hearings in the new year as it works to deliver an interim report on the events surrounding the deadly Capitol insurrection by summer, according to the Washington Post. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Committee, Trumpworld, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Trump Spox Sues To Block Jan. 6 Committee From Accessing His Financial Records

Former President Trump’s spokesperson, Taylor Budowich, sued the Jan. 6 committee on Friday in an effort to block the panel from obtaining his financial records — and, in doing so, gave an account of his cooperation with the investigation so far. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Trump, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee, Taylor Budowich, Committee From Accessing His Financial Records


Jim Jordan Has Some ‘Real Concerns’ About Jan. 6 Committee’s Interest In Him

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Wednesday predictably tensed up when asked about the Jan. 6 committee’s request for information related to the deadly Capitol insurrection. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Committee, Jim Jordan, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee


Biden Signs Bill Giving Capitol Police Unilateral Authority To Request National Guard Assistance

President Biden on Wednesday signed into law a bill that would give the chief of the Capitol Police unilateral authority to request support from the National Guard. The bill easily passed both the House and Senate. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Senate, Joe Biden, House, Biden, Capitol Police, National Guard, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Biden Administration, Jan. 6


Flynn Loses Lawsuit Against Jan. 6 Committee A Day After Filing It

Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday lost his lawsuit against the House Jan. 6 select committee over its subpoena for his phone records that compelled him to testify and to produce documents — a day after Flynn filed his motion in federal court in Florida. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: Florida, News, House, Flynn, Michael Flynn, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 Committee, Flynn Loses Lawsuit Against Jan


House Republican says he regrets voting against certifying 2020 election results and suggested Trump was a 'coward' on January 6

Republican Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina outside the Capitol on May 20, 2021.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images Republican Rep. Tom Rice says he regrets voting against certifying the 2020 presidential election results. He said Trump was a "coward" who "did nothing to stop" the January 6 riot and watched it "with pride." Rice was also among the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump for inciting an insurrection. Republican Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina said in an interview on ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Trends, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Arizona, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, South Carolina, Rice, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol, Tom Rice, Tom Williams


'Stop the Steal' organizer gave the Jan. 6 committee his communications with GOP lawmakers leading up to the Capitol riot

Crowds gather for the "Stop the Steal" rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images The "Stop the Steal" rally organizer says the January 6 panel subpoenaed Verizon for his phone records. Ali Alexander's attorneys filed a complaint, arguing the request does not pertain to the committee's investigation. The complaint says Alexander gave the committee his communications with GOP lawmakers. "Stop the Steal" organizer Ali Alexander provided the House...
Tags: Verizon, Politics, News, Congress, Abc, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Republican, Alexander, Capitol, Brooks, Paul Gosar, Mo Brooks, Andy Biggs