The testimony of four law enforcement officers before a House select committee on July 27 2021 provided another yet another clear refutation to the disinformation pushed by right-wing outlets and operatives surrounding the attack on the U.S. Capitol on
The Speaker of the House does not have control of the National Guard.
Judge Randolph Moss said the 38-year-old had played a role, if not as significant as others, in one of the worst episodes in American history.
Quick Take Members of the Capitol Police will be among the first to testify during the House select committee investigation into the Jan. 6 riot, according to Rep. Bennie Thompson, who will lead the panel. But social media posts have made the unfounded
Part of the problem is that authorities made very few arrests on Jan. 6.
Many iconic buildings in Washington, D.C., used slave labor in their construction.
Quick Take There is no evidence that “unindicted co-conspirators” mentioned in federal indictments related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack are undercover FBI agents or informants, as conservative outlets have claimed or suggested. Legal expert
Several U.S. politicians have spoken to credible media outlets about the riots, and its footage was also released.
A California man charged with joining anti-government extremists in rioting at the U.S. Capitol told the IRS last year that he formed a charity called the American Phoenix Project to defend “human and civil rights."
Television presenter Tucker Carlson pushed another far right conspiracy theory downplaying the rioters who attacked the United States Capitol in January 2021, suggesting on his show that the attack was orchestrated by federal “operatives.”
This isn't the first time right-leaning commentators have tried to blame a third party for the 2021 deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Republican lawmakers voted with majority Democrats in the Oregon House of Representatives to take the historic step of expelling a Republican member who let violent, far-right protesters into the state Capitol on Dec. 21.
Quick Take On June 8, a bipartisan group of senators released a report on the security and intelligence failures related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The report did not “single out” former President Donald Trump “for inci
Footage published in June 2021 brought to light an Oregon lawmaker’s role in fomenting an armed attack against his state’s capitol nearly seven months earlier. The video, first reported by the Oregonian newspaper, was captured on December 1
INSURRECTION DEBUNKED,” begins a June 1 headline on the blog Gateway Pundit. “New video shows completely peaceful protest inside US Capitol on Jan. 6.” The footage shows people milling around the Capitol, some carrying Trump flags
U.S. Magistrate Judge G. Michael Harvey warned Tim “Baked Alaska” Gionet that he acted dangerously and “came close to committing crimes."
Lawyers for at least three defendants charged in connection with the violent siege say that they will blame election misinformation and conspiracy theories.
Senate Republicans have blocked creation of a bipartisan panel to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, displaying continuing party loyalty to former President Donald Trump.
Former President Donald Trump, who still has a firm hold on the Republican party, has called the commission a “Democrat trap.”
Quick Take More than 400 people have been charged in relation to the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol, and there is ample evidence that many protesters defied and assaulted Capitol Police officers that day. Yet viral social media posts are falsely cla
Thirty-five House Republicans joined Democrats in voting to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, risking the wrath of former President Donald Trump and flouting GOP leaders who condemned the proposal as unfair
An anonymous member of USCP, not the organization's leadership, penned this statement.
Rep. Liz Cheney’s ouster from GOP leadership shows how far we’ve come in the whitewashing of Jan. 6. These three videos tell the story.
At least a dozen of the 400 people charged so far in the Jan. 6 insurrection have made dubious claims about their encounters with officers at the Capitol.
Did a child get shot, "no questions asked"? And are all the people who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, still alive? No, that's not true: A post compares the death of a Black teenager, who was shot by police in Columbus, Ohio,
Storming the Capitol? That was a dating deal breaker.
Investigators initially believed Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher, based on statements collected early in the investigation
Jon Ryan Schaffer is among more than 370 people facing federal charges in the deadly insurrection.
Did all the rioters at the U.S. Capitol survive their encounters with Capitol Police during the January 6, 2021 assault? No, that's not true: Ashli Babbitt, one of the rioters, was fatally shot by a Capitol Police officer while breaking i
Shields that shattered upon impact. Weapons too old to use. Missed intelligence in which future insurrectionists warned, “We get our president or we die."
Federal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Why are we so skeptical of rainbows?
New details about the deadly U.S. Capitol riot are contained in a previously undisclosed document prepared by the Pentagon for internal use that was obtained by The Associated Press.
Did Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife charter buses for January 6, 2021, protesters in Washington, D.C.? No, there is no proof of that. Justice Thomas's wife, Ginni Thomas, did promote the rally that evolved into proteste
Police shot the suspect, 25-year-old Noah Green, who died at a hospital.
The fencing had been erected to secure the U.S. Capitol after a violent mob of of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the building Jan. 6.
William “Billy” Evans joined the department in 2003 and was a member of its first responders unit.
NBC News cited law enforcement sources who identified Noah Green and his political views.
The congresswoman was criticized for posting the picture after a driver crashed through a fence surrounding the Capitol in April 2021 and killed a police officer.