The Justice Department's massive prosecution of those who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has not been without its problems, including potential instances of mistaken identity.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is renewing her push for a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
The camera-toting people in the crowd are claiming they were only there to record history as journalists, not to join a deadly insurrection.
The question at the heart of the criminal case against its members and associates in the attack on the U.S. Capitol is: What, exactly, did they intend to do?
With the nation now administering about 2.5 million shots per day, Biden teased the possibility of setting a 200 million dose goal by his 100th day in office.
In prepared remarks before two Senate committees on Feb. 23, 2021, former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund will describe a scene that was “like nothing” he had seen in his 30 years of policing.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/trump-tell-supporters-storm/ What's True: U.S. President Donald Trump
Marjorie Greene (R-Ga.) suggested Ocasio-Cortez said she was in the Capitol when the Jan. 6 riot took place. But she had made clear she was not.
On Jan. 6, we published an article about the storming of the U.S. Capitol and the baseless accusations about the presidential election results that led up to it. In the article, we asked whether it was accurate to call it a coup. But because the deta
The viral video is of cricket fans singing 'Vande Mataram' at the Dubai International Stadium in 2018 and not at the Gabba in 2021.
It appears unlikely their application will be approved as the National Park Service greatly curtails protests as part of a major security lockdown.
And if so, what message are they trying to send?
Prominent Republican party members have called for Trump to be removed from office before inauguration day
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/trump-tell-supporters-storm/ On Jan. 6, 2021, American right-wing ext
One person was shot by Capitol Police during a pro-Trump mob's siege of the U.S. Capitol.
An extraordinary photograph appeared to capture the effects of a flash-bang grenade going off at the U.S. Capitol.
The 2020 presidential election cycle is almost over. After the voting, the counting, the legal challenges, and the casting of the electoral college votes in December, a joint session of Congress will formally count the electoral votes for president at
President Trump’s term will end at noon on Jan. 20, 2021. At that same instant, either he will begin a second term, or the country will have a new chief executive.
A September 30 2021 image (“New Astrological Dates”) and accompanying rumor of a thirteenth zodiac sign — Ophiuchus — began its most recent voyage around social media with the following commentary: Your thoughts america. I̵
Summary The statistics for the entirety of Donald Trump’s time in office are nearly all compiled. As we did for his predecessor four years ago, we present a final look at the numbers. The economy lost 2.9 million jobs. The unemployment rate incr
Rep. Mike Rogers, the ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, said congressional testimony this week showed that President Joe Biden ignored the advice of top generals about what to do in Afghanistan while former President Donald Trum
The 2022 budget proposed by President Joe Biden would redistribute income, hitting high-income earners with tax increases and providing refundable tax credits to low- and middle-income Americans. Ads from the conservative Club for Growth targeting nine
“New footage” of the events of January 6 2021 began circulating on September 22 2021, appearing alongside a predictable set of claims about the “meaning” of the video: Whatever this is, it is not anything close to a coup or in
SciCheck Digest Studies on whether ivermectin is beneficial in treating COVID-19 patients haven’t been conclusive, and health officials have warned people not to self-medicate. But multiple large trials are continuing to assess the antiparasitic
On September 13 2021, a Facebook account shared a screenshot of the following tweet, which claimed that George Washington mandated inoculation: George Washington mandated inoculation against small pox. The Supreme Court has ruled state vaccine manda
On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced a six-point plan to increase vaccinations against COVID-19 and slow the spread of the delta variant of the virus that has resulted in increasing COVID-19 cases and deaths. The most controversial part of the pla
Outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, a New Jersey man held up his hand for a camera as he told a local TV reporter about the chaotic scene he’d just witnessed inside the building. His palm was smeared with blood — blood that belonged to Ashli Babb
Did Oklahoma gunshot victims wind up having to wait to be seen at the hospital because there were too many people who had overdosed on the horse worming medication ivermectin? No, that's not true: Reports in various outlets painted a high
SciCheck An Instagram post highlighted a headline about a non-peer-reviewed study from Israel that found that unvaccinated people previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 had greater immunity against the delta variant than never-infected people fully vaccin
The United States continues to import a smaller amount of its petroleum from the Middle East, part of a decadeslong trend that has continued under President Joe Biden. The U.S. gets most of its imported oil from Canada. About 9.8% of U.S. petroleum imp
SciCheck Digest Federal employees — including at the White House — must attest to being vaccinated against COVID-19, or else comply with routine testing and mitigation measures. But conservative commentator Charlie Kirk claims that the R
Since the Taliban seized control of the Afghanistan capital Kabul on Aug. 15, President Joe Biden has delivered speeches and given interviews to defend his administration’s handling of the U.S. withdrawal that preceded the swift fall of the Afghan go
The blame game has begun over who lost Afghanistan. The fact is, President Joe Biden and his predecessor, Donald Trump, were both eager to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and end what Biden referred to in his Aug. 16 speech as “America̵
In promoting his own spending priorities, President Joe Biden blamed his predecessor’s “unpaid tax cuts and other spending” for increasing the national debt by nearly $8 trillion over four years. The total debt figure is correct, but
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a raging — sometimes ill-informed — debate over the effectiveness of face masks as protection against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
A New Jersey gym owner and a Washington state man became the first people charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol to plead guilty to assaulting a law enforcement officer during the deadly siege.
In a July 6 press release about changes the U.S. Capitol Police is making in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, the agency announced it is adding field offices in Tampa and San Francisco to investigate threats against members of Congress. Sinc
On August 3 2021, longtime disinformation purveyor Judicial Watch issued a “press release” provocatively titled, “New Documents reveal the DC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Submitted a Request to Cremate Ashli Babbitt Two Days
“A known antifa member” dressed as a Donald Trump supporter “and caused the Capitol riot” on Jan. 6.