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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


Did Trump Test The Boundaries Of Presidential Immunity On Jan. 6? A Judge Will Soon Decide

Civil cases brought against former President Trump over the Capitol insurrection are testing a startling point: that Trump’s actions on Jan. 6 may fall under presidential immunity. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Doj, Trump, Capitol, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


‘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


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 Panel Subpoenas More Trump-World Operatives, Revealing Deepening Investigation

The Jan. 6 Committee issued subpoenas on Tuesday to three people purportedly involved in discussions with Trump administration officials and rally planners on Jan. 6. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, January 6 committee


From Malheur To Jan. 6: Militia Organizes Letter Writing Campaign To Insurrectionist ‘Political Prisoners’

Those imprisoned and awaiting trial for alleged crimes related to the Jan. 6 insurrection have benefitted from a torrent of positive mail, thanks in part to one North Carolina militia group. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, North Carolina, January 6, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


Two Years Of Quarantine In Steve Bannon’s War Room: Pandemic

In the earliest days, Steve Bannon projected uncertainty. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, China, Steve Bannon, Guo Wengui, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, COVID-19


EXCLUSIVE: There Was ANOTHER Rally Planned On Jan. 6 … At The Supreme Court

The same people who organized Trump’s fateful rally on the Ellipse had something else in store on Jan. 6: a separate, previously unreported rally planned in front of the Supreme Court. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Donald Trump, Trump, The Supreme Court, Ellipse, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


Jan. 6 Committee Presses Jim Jordan For Information

The House Jan. 6 Committee asked Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) to provide information about the Capitol insurrection in a Wednesday letter — the second demand to a sitting member of Congress this week. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, Jim Jordan, Capitol, January 6, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Committee Presses Jim Jordan For Information, House Jan


Trump Weaponizes His Attacks On NY Attorney General In Wild New Lawsuit

Former President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Monday to make New York State Attorney General Letitia James’ investigation into his business practices immediately end. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: New York, News, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Organization, Letitia James, New York Attorney General, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Jan. 6 Panel Asks Member Of Congress For Info For The First Time

The Jan. 6 Committee asked Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) for information about the attack on the Capitol and the Big Lie on Monday. It’s the first time that the committee has publicly turned its investigation of the insurrection towards a sitting member of Congress. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, First Time, Capitol, Scott Perry, January 6, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection


Congress Inches One Step Closer To Getting Trump Tax Returns

After more than two years of waiting, a D.C. federal judge on Tuesday allowed a request from Congress for Trump’s tax returns to go forward. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Irs, Trump's tax returns, Congress for Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Biden Nominee Saule Omarova Speaks Out About The Campaign To Smear Her As ‘Soviet’

Saule Omarova left her confirmation hearing feeling calm. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Biden, Financial Regulation, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Saule Omarova


Jan. 6 Committee Homes In On Links Between Trump, Big Lie Rallies

The Jan. 6 Committee issued subpoenas on Friday to six more people who were involved in organizing rallies around the capital promoting the Big Lie. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Appeals Court Smacks Down Trump Effort To Block Jan. 6 Probe

A D.C. federal appeals court denied Trump’s attempt to block the Jan. 6 investigation, allowing a subpoena for White House records about the Jan. 6 insurrection to proceed. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Appeals Court, Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


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


Trump Social Network Attracts SEC Inquiry

Former President Trump’s social media venture faces investigations into its fundraising from federal regulators, the company disclosed on Monday. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Trump, FINRA, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, TRUTH Social, Trump Social Network, SEC Inquiry


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


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


Bannon Pleads Not Guilty To Contempt Of Congress

Steve Bannon pleaded not guilty to two counts of contempt of Congress, according to a Wednesday court filing. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Dc, Doj, Bannon, Steve Bannon, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Meet The New Artist Taking Trumpworld By Storm

There’s a new MAGA artist in town. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Russia, Trump, Maga, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Federal Grand Jury Indicts Bannon For Contempt Of Congress

Steve Bannon has been indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress, D.C. federal prosecutors announced on Friday. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Bannon, Steve Bannon, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Congress D C, Jan. 6 Committee


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


In Trump’s Fight Over A Jan. 6 Subpoena, The Judge Missed A Crucial Point

Midway through Thursday’s hearing on whether former President Trump can block a subpoena issued by the House Jan. 6 Committee for records from his administration, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan had a question: Why was the panel asking for records going all the way back to April 2020? [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Committee, Trump, Tanya Chutkan, 2020 Election, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Trump Takes A Shot At Ending Accountability For All Presidents, Ever

Former President Trump’s lawsuit to block the Jan. 6 Committee’s probe gets a hearing Thursday, and the stakes are high. The case could close off one of the last avenues of accountability for the former president and his actions in subverting the 2020 election. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, Committee, Trump, Executive Privilege, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6


Trump’s Truth App Gets Formal Demand To Stop Violating Software License

Former President Donald Trump’s new TRUTH social network is in violation of the software license it’s built on and must get in compliance, the holder of the license demanded this week. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


Cuomo Charged With Misdemeanor Sex Crime, Court Says

Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has been charged with forcible touching, according to a criminal complaint filed in court in Albany. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: New York, News, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky


How A Licensing Violation Could Shut Down Trump’s New Social Media Site

Former President Trump’s new social network may only have thirty days to live. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Social Media, Trump, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, TRUTH Social


House Holds Bannon In Criminal Contempt Over Jan. 6 Subpoena Refusal

In a 229-202 vote, the House moved to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Congress, House, Bannon, Steve Bannon, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Capitol insurrection, Jan. 6