Biden Labels ‘MAGA Crowd’ The ‘Most Extreme Political Organization’ In U.S. History

Topline President Joe Biden on Wednesday called former President Donald Trump’s supporters “the most extreme political organization that’s existed in American history,” suggesting a leaked Supreme Court ruling shows conservatives plan to chip away at the rights of marginalized groups. President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Wednesday in…

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Greene’s lawyers insist she didn’t incite violence and is instead ‘a victim’ of Jan. 6 riot

Lawyers representing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in a legal battle to keep her name on the primary ballot in Georgia argued in a court filing Friday that there’s no evidence the Republican lawmaker played a direct role in the Jan. 6 riot but has instead become a victim of the attack on the Capitol.Greene’s attorneys…

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In new audio, McCarthy worried comments by certain GOP lawmakers could incite violence after Jan. 6

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., feared that remarks by fellow Republican lawmakers could jeopardize the safety of other GOP members of Congress after the Jan. 6 riot, according to new audio recordings from just days after the attack on the Capitol.The recordings from a Jan. 10, 2021, call obtained by The New York Times shine…

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Liz Cheney denies recording bombshell tape of Kevin McCarthy saying he would urge Trump to resign after Jan. 6 riot

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks about the Jan. 6 Select Committee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post | Getty ImagesRep. Liz Cheney on Friday denied recording or leaking audio from a phone call that appears to show House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy saying he would…

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Self-described ‘idiot scaling the wall’ sentenced to 60 days in Jan. 6 case

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Capitol riot defendant who described himself as “one of those idiots scaling the wall” on Jan. 6, 2021, was sentenced to 60 days in prison and three years of probation on Thursday.Judge Carl Nichols sentenced Clifford Meteer, a Tennessee resident who stormed the Capitol in support of former President Donald Trump’s…

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Jan. 6 committee recommends former Trump aides Navarro, Scavino face contempt charges

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol advanced a measure Monday to refer former Trump aides Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino to the Justice Department for criminal contempt of Congress charges.The committee voted 9-0 to send the recommendation to the House. The panel consists of seven Democrats and two Republicans,…

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