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Capitol Hill Siege


A Jan. 6 mystery: Why did it take so long to deploy the National Guard?

July 22, 2022 3:33 pm

The House committee said in December that Meadows had “sent an email to an individual about the events on Jan. 6 and said that the National Guard would be present to ‘protect pro-Trump people’ and that many more would be available on standby.”

The Watergate hearings, 50 years ago: Truth was not up for debate

June 18, 2022 5:46 pm

The Watergate inquiry has been widely hailed as an investigatory gold standard and potential model for the January 6 committee.

January 6 panel tracks how Trump created and spread election lies

June 14, 2022 9:08 am

In the January 6 hearings, investigators detailed how the Trump campaign and its Republican allies used claims of a rigged election that they knew were false to mislead donors and raise as much as $250 million.

US Capitol riot hearing shows Trump allies, daughter rejected fraud claims

June 10, 2022 7:12 am

A total of six hearings are expected this month as the Democratic-led committee attempts to reverse Republican efforts to downplay or deny the violence of the attack

Explained: Who are the Proud Boys, now facing sedition charges in the US?

June 08, 2022 8:37 am

Members of the Proud Boys have been charged with seditious conspiracy for a “coordinated attack” on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. What is this far-right group, and what does the latest development mean?

Proud Boys charged with seditious conspiracy in Capitol riot

June 07, 2022 1:38 pm

The indictment Monday alleges that the Proud Boys conspired to forcibly oppose the lawful transfer of presidential power.

AP sources: Ivanka Trump set to testify before Jan. 6 panel

April 05, 2022 9:54 pm

Ivanka Trump was with her father much of that day, and the panel has focused much of its time on Trump's actions in the White House as his supporters were breaking into the Capitol.

Explained: What the law says about presidential records

March 30, 2022 1:02 pm

On the day of the Capitol Hill riots, an eight-hour gap in official records of then-President Donald Trump's phone calls has raised fresh questions. A look at how the law regards presidential records

US Republican party declares January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’

February 05, 2022 8:14 am

The Republican National Committee’s voice vote to censure Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois at its meeting in Salt Lake City culminated more than a year of vacillation on the US Capitol attack.

Trump’s words, and deeds, reveal depths of his drive to retain power

February 02, 2022 3:09 pm

Trump urged his supporters to gather 'in the biggest protests we have ever had' if prosecutors in New York and Atlanta moved further against him.


25 photos that show the horror of Trump supporters storming Capitol Hill

January 07, 2021 1:31 pm

A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. The nation's elected representatives scrambled to crouch under desks and don gas masks, while police futilely tried to barricade the building, one of the most jarring scenes ever to unfold in a seat of American political power.