Meadows reaches initial cooperation deal with Jan. 6 committee

Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsJan. 6 panel plans vote to censure Trump DOJ official Clark Sunday shows – Spotlight shifts to omicron variant Schiff: Jan. 6 panel decision on charges for Meadows could come this week MORE has reached an initial deal to cooperate with the House committee investigating the…

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FBI Given Power To Unlock Capitol Riot Suspect Phone With His Fingerprint

Capitol Hill riot investigators have twice got the power to force suspects to open their personal devices with their finger or face. (photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images) Getty Images January 6 investigators get a warrant to open devices using a defendant’s fingerprint. Though he’d been accused of assaulting officers with pepper spray, forced fingerprint unlocks…

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A Capitol Police officer is accused of telling a Jan. 6 suspect to hide evidence

Police stand in a line outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Police stand in a line outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images A veteran officer with the U.S. Capitol Police was arrested…

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Trump Records Birthday Video For Ashli Babbitt, Calls For DOJ To Reopen Investigation

Topline Former President Donald Trump once again advocated for deceased January 6 rioter Ashli Babbitt on Sunday, calling for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reopen its investigation into her death in a video recorded for what would have been her 36th birthday. Former President Donald Trump prepares to take the stage during his Save…

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Bannon Defies House Subpoena In Jan. 6 Investigation

Topline Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist for former President Donald Trump, informed the House committee investigating the January 6 capitol riots that he would not comply with their subpoena for documents and testimony—and committee leaders immediately said they would consider pursuing criminal contempt charges against anyone who refuses to participate. NEW YORK, NY -…

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Judge erupts at Capitol rioter: ‘You’ve disgraced this country’

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., erupted at a Capitol riot defendant on Friday after the individual pleaded guilty to a single charge in connection with the Jan. 6 attack.U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton made the comment to defendant Anthony Mariotto of Florida during a plea hearing, CNN reported.According to court records, Mariotto pleaded guilty to a…

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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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