Stories tagged: "January 6"


Supporters of President Donald Trump surround the U.S. Capitol following a rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Ex-Oath Keeper: Group Leader Claimed Secret Service Contact

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes told a member of the extremist group before the 2020 election that he had a contact in the Secret Service, a witness testified Thursday in Rhodes' Capitol riot trial.

FILE - This image provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Antonio LaMotta, who is facing trial on charges that he drove a Hummer containing guns to Philadelphia to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. LaMotta has been arrested in a separate case that alleges his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection. He was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in the southeastern Virginia city of Chesapeake, according to court documents filed in U.S. District Court in Washington. (Philadelphia Police Department via AP)
Virginia Man Charged With Election Interference Tied to Capitol Riot

A Virginia man who is facing trial on charges to interfere with the 2020 presidential election has been arrested in a separate case that alleges his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
‘Pure Insanity’: Top Takeaways from the Fifth Jan. 6th Hearing That Examined Trump’s Schemes to Manipulate the Department of Justice

“Just say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the [Republican] congressmen,” former acting deputy attorney general Richard Donoghue recalled the former president saying during a Dec. 27, 2020, meeting. One by one, former top officials in Donald Trump’s Department of Justice (DOJ) testified Thursday that the former president did...

FILE - The House select committee tasked with investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol meets to hold one of former President Donald Trump's allies in contempt, former strategist Steve Bannon, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 19, 2021. From left to right, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Here’s what was said at the first Jan. 6 Committee hearing

On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.