US Capitol

Biden blames Trump, his supporters for holding 'dagger at the throat of democracy'

The president set the tone on a day of remembrance that brought fiery speeches, moments of silence and anguished accounts from lawmakers recalling the terrifying hours of January 6, 2021.

published on : 7th January 2022

January 6 committee prepares to go public as findings mount

Now, after six months of intense work, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is preparing to go public.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Capitol rioters' tears, remorse don't spare them from jail

Florida business owner Robert Palmer cheered on the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 before he joined the fray.

published on : 2nd January 2022

2021 in a nutshell: COVID, coups and chaos mark tumultuous year for the globe

While more than five million people died from the virus, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was arrested in a coup.

published on : 27th December 2021

Texts show top Donald Trump defenders' private alarm on January 6

Here are some of the frantic messages that Trump allies sent to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.

published on : 15th December 2021

Rioters' social media posts influenced sentencings in Jan 6 US Capitol breach case

Among the biggest takeaways far from the prosecution of the insurrection is how large a role social media has played, with much of the most damning evidence coming from rioters' own words and videos.

published on : 12th December 2021

Panel investigation January 6 US Capitol riots subpoenas six who helped plan Trump rallies

The latest subpoenas were issued to the Oath Keepers, the Proud Boys and 1st Amendment Praetorian organizations as well as their members, requesting documents and testimony.

published on : 11th December 2021

US Capitol goes under brief lockdown after Congressional staffer caught with gun in bag

Police said that Jeffrey Allsbrooks (57) was taken into custody about four minutes after he entered the Longworth House Office Building.

published on : 9th December 2021

Had warned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey of US Capitol riot: Britain's Prince Harry

Harry made the comments on Tuesday while he was taking part in an online panel on misinformation in California.

published on : 10th November 2021

U.S House panel subpoenas 6 more Trump associates in Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection probe

The committee says the six newly subpoenaed witnesses helped amplify the misinformation in the days ahead of the attack in which rioters violently pushed back police to break into the Capitol.

published on : 9th November 2021

EXPLAINER: How lawmakers are investigating the US Capitol riots

The committee is looking into every aspect of the riot, including what Trump himself was doing while it unfolded and any connections between the White House and the rioters.

published on : 19th October 2021

Former Facebook manager alleges social network fed US Capitol riots

Former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen said in an interview that a 2018 change to the content flow in Facebook's news feeds contributed to more divisiveness and ill will.

published on : 4th October 2021

January 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot

Washington's federal court, meanwhile, is clogged with Jan. 6 cases, which more than double the total number of new criminal cases filed there all of last year.

published on : 28th September 2021

Capitol Police say they're ready for rally supporting January 6 rioters

The DC police department is at the ready, and US Capitol Police have requested assistance from nearby law enforcement agencies including the US National Guard.

published on : 18th September 2021

Capitol Police recommend January 6 officers for discipline

The department's Office of Professional Responsibility opened 38 internal investigations and was able to identify 26 of the officers involved, the police said in a statement.

published on : 12th September 2021
1 2 >