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Liz Cheney: Jan. 6 "conspiracy" was "extremely broad … well-organized"

The Wyoming Rep., one of two Republicans on the committee investigating the insurrection and its attempt to overturn Donald Trump's election loss, talks about the GOP's "cult of personality" around Trump, and what the hearings will reveal about the threat

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In a D.C. jail, Jan. 6 defendants awaiting trial are forming bitter factions

Allegations of bullying and intimidation as well as complaints about the distribution of more than a million dollars in donated funds have led to bitter conflict among Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendants.

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SUNDAY DIGEST: White House Executes Egregious Spin on Straight-Forward Statement by Biden; Putin 'Cannot Remain in Power'

White House Executes Egregious Spin on Straight-Forward Statement by Biden; Putin 'Cannot Remain in Power' President Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin "cannot remain in power," as he declared the Russian invasion of Ukraine a "strategi

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One Year On, No Prosecution of Anyone for Plotting Coup, Let Alone for Conspiracy or Treason

Thoughts on the Capitol Riots One Year On By Mat Wahlstrom Most people respect authority because they believe it to be justified by objective criteria, such as scientific evidence, transparent elec…

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LIVE: Jan. 6 Attack Anniversary Commemorated At U.S. Capitol Events | NBC News

Events to mark the anniversary of the January 6 attack take place at the Capitol, including remarks from President Biden, lawmaker testimonials, and a prayer...

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5 takeaways from the Capitol riot criminal cases, one year later

NPR has been tracking every criminal case related to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. One year after the riot, here are some of the key patterns that have emerged from the cases.

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Self-styled 'QAnon shaman' is sentenced to 41 months in Capitol riot

Jacob Chansley, the self-styled "QAnon shaman," was sentenced to 41 months for his role in the Jan. 6 riot after pleading guilty to obstruction.

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FBI Narrative About the Jan. 6th Capitol 'Insurrection' Is IMPLODING

An explosive report over the weekend claims to show that two alleged Capitol riot participants were actually government informants. The New York Times reported Saturday that “records, and inform...

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Guilt for January 6 Belongs With Those Most Eager to Condemn It

It is once again with great regret that I take issue with my friend of more than 40 years, George Will. From my perspective of unambiguous admiration and…

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Tucker Carlson Loves Cops Unless They're Fighting Off MAGA Rioters

According to Carlson, Capitol Police who support a commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection are launching “a new war on terror.”

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Two arrested in assault on police officer who died after Capitol riot - CBS News

Julian Elie Khater, 32, and George Pierre Tanios, 39, are accused of spraying police officers with bear spray.

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DOJ Says At Least 100 More People Could Be Charged Over Capitol Attack

The Justice Department says the investigation into the Capitol insurrection will likely be one of the largest in American history.

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'Not fair!': Man who put feet on Pelosi's desk has outburst at court hearing for Capitol riot

Richard Barnett told the judge that "everybody else is getting out" after it was determined he'd stay in custody until his next court date in May.

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There Might Possibly Be a Probability ... Maybe

I get it. No government or law enforcement agency, especially ones engaged in gathering and providing intelligence, wants to get caught...

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‘To my knowledge, none’: Sen. Ron Johnson asks FBI official how many firearms were confiscated at Capitol on January 6

A lot of people think Johnson is somehow saying the storming of the Capitol was OK, then.

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Antifa Didn't Storm The Capitol. Just Ask The Rioters.

Many charged in the Capitol riot mentioned antifa in relation to the attack, describing the anti-fascist movement as an enemy and refuting the baseless claim that Trump supporters weren't involved.

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FBI Has Found No Evidence of Antifa Involvement in Capitol Attack, Says Director

In testimony, FBI Director Christopher Wray said acts of white supremacist violence have nearly tripled since 2017.

Politics | Op-Ed

I Saw Provocateurs At The Capitol Riot On Jan. 6

The deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol bore the markings of an organized operation planned well in advance of the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress.

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Wikipedia Editors Brand Capitol Building Unrest As a ‘Coup’ Attempt, Slant Election-Related Content

Editors at Wikipedia, the often quoted community-sourced online “encyclopedia,” have turned to distorting the facts of the January 6, 2021 Capitol Building event, going so far as to categorize the unrest as a “coup,” this despite objections from m

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The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories

More than 250 people have been charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. NPR is looking at the cases. Each provides clues to questions surrounding the attack: Who joined the mob? What did they do? And why?

Politics | Media Watch

CNN, NBC Paid Left-wing Capitol Rioter $35,000 Each for Footage of Violence

CNN and NBC each paid left-wing filmmaker John Sullivan $35,000 for footage of violence during the Capitol riot, according to his attorneys.

History | History

Stop Calling It an 'Insurrection'

So, I was out at dinner with my old battalion commander – literally outside, because dining inside apparently is super deadly if you live under blue tyranny – and we

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Buffalo Horns Riot Guy roasted by Native Americans

Buffalo Hat Guy aka Horned Hat Guy became the center of many memes this month. The Native American community roasted him again and again.Hi guys! I put a pol...

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

What if the Capitol Rioters Had Been Democrats and Ashli Babbitt a Black Woman?

Isn’t it remarkable how well order can be maintained when a clear desire to have it so is manifested?
President Biden’s inauguration went off without even a hint of the violence seen a week earlier, w...

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VIDEO: Far Left Author Demands ‘Army of Citizen Detectives’ to Spy on Trump Supporters

That the post is still available on Twitter is shocking. A best-selling author, left-wing activist, and ardent critic of Donald

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LISTEN: Clinton, Pelosi Float Baseless Conspiracy That Trump, Putin Planned Capitol Hill Protest

With relative certainty that she wouldn’t get banned from her platform, failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used her little-known

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Militant Christian Nationalists Remain A Potent Force, Even After The Capitol Riot

The conviction of some Christians that God has a particular plan for America gave extra potency to efforts in support of Trump's attempts to overturn his election defeat.

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Prager: The 'Good American'

The Democrats, social media, and the media are using the Capitol riot as the Nazis used the burning of the Reichstag -- to crush all opposition.

Politics | Donald Trump

Frank Luntz polls Trump voters to see if their support has changed since the lethal rioting at the US Capitol

Trump voters were divided on whether he should continue to fight to stay in power

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Man pictured with foot on desk in Pelosi's office is arrested

A man photographed casually sitting with his foot up on a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office has been arrested, law enforcement officials said Friday.