Pelosi told top general Trump should have been ‘arrested on the spot’ for inciting Capitol insurrection, new book says

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021.Jim Bourg | ReutersHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the top U.S. Army general that then-President Donald Trump was a “dictator” who “should have been…

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Republicans Accidentally Send Letter To Wrong CEO In Attempt To Thwart Jan. 6 Probe

Topline A group of 11 right-wing Republican lawmakers mistakenly sent a letter addressed to the former CEO of Yahoo in an effort to pressure the company not to comply with a records request from the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot. WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: (L-R) Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), Rep. Marjorie Taylor…

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Cheney elevated as vice chair of Jan. 6 committee

Republican Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyDemocrats defeat GOP effort to declare ‘lost confidence’ in Biden after Afghanistan withdrawal House panel backs making women register for draft Freedom Caucus chair asks McCarthy to boot Cheney, Kinzinger from GOP conference MORE of Wyoming will now have a higher profile on the special committee investigating the Jan.…

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Lawyer Representing 17 Jan. 6 Defendants Has Mysteriously Disappeared And May Be Gravely Ill With Covid, U.S. Attorney Says

Topline An attorney known for his legal representation of controversial right-wing figures, including Kyle Rittenhouse and multiple Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol, has mysteriously disappeared amid rumors he may be gravely ill with Covid-19, leaving 17 accused Jan. 6 rioters “effectively without legal counsel,” according to a Monday court filing.  Defense Attorney John…

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Jan. 6 select committee requests Trump administration records

The Jan. 6 select committee wants a full accounting of former President Donald Trump’s communications and movements during the insurrection along with other records relating to the Capitol attack and intelligence about groups involved.Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., on Wednesday announced he sent requests for documents to the National Archives and Records Administration and seven other…

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Pelosi Pressures McCarthy To Condemn Trump And GOP’s ‘Vile’ Attacks On Jan. 6 Officers

Topline House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office on Thursday ramped up pressure on her Republican counterpart, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, to call out members of his party who have downplayed the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and attacked the police officers who responded to the riot – most notably former President Donald Trump. HIALEAH, FLORIDA…

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Biden signs into law Congressional Gold Medals for Capitol Police, MPD

President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law a bill that honors the Capitol Police, Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department and other law enforcement agencies with Congressional Gold Medals for protecting lawmakers from pro-Trump insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.“Thank you. Thank you. Thank you for protecting our Capitol,” Biden said at the White…

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Retired US general says the Trump White House ‘was complicit in the planning’ of January 6 insurrection

Ret. Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré told MSNBC the Trump White House was “complicit in planning” the Capitol riot. Honoré also suggested Trump’s White House was behind the delayed federal response that day. He conducted a review of the US Capitol’s security after the attack. LoadingSomething is loading. Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who was tasked…

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Protest Forces Gaetz And Greene To Abruptly End Press Conference Supporting Capitol Riot Defendants

Topline A group of right-wing lawmakers shut down a press conference aimed at protesting what they characterize as the mistreatment of imprisoned Capitol riot defendants after just 10 minutes, failing to counterprogram against a House select committee hearing into the riot. WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: (L-R) Rep. Bob Good (R-VA), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX),…

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Bret Baier reacts to Jan. 6 hearing: After testimony, you can’t say ‘it’s not a big deal’

Fox News anchor Bret Baier said Tuesday’s testimony from four members of law enforcement who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6 pokes a hole in efforts by some of President TrumpDonald TrumpCuban embassy in Paris attacked by gasoline bombs Trump Jr. inches past DeSantis as most popular GOP figure in new poll: Axios Trump endorses Ken Paxton over…

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Tucker Carlson attacks Black officer who says he was called the N-word during the Capitol riot

Fox News host Tucker Carlson called a Black police officer who said he was called the N-word while defending the Capitol on Jan. 6 an “angry, left-wing political activist” on Wednesday.In April, Capitol police Officer Harry Dunn told “The ReidOut” host Joy Reid that Black officers fought a “different” battle than everybody else as they…

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Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe; GOP vows boycott

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.”McCarthy said the GOP won’t participate in the investigation if Democrats won’t accept the members he appointed.…

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