A judge dismissed the RNC’s claims against the Jan. 6 committee, but paused the effect of his ruling while the GOP pursues an appeal.
A Judge Questioned If Jan. 6 Plea Deals Contributed To Republicans Calling The Attack “Legitimate Political Discourse”
It’s not the first time Chief Judge Beryl Howell has questioned prosecutors’ decision to let defendants plead guilty to a petty offense.
Most defendants continue to plead to misdemeanors, but crimes carrying more potential time behind bars are slowly cropping up.
A trial in the sedition case is set for July. The prosecutor said they’re open to plea talks in the meantime.
The Officer Who Was Hailed As A Hero For Defending The Capitol On Jan. 6 Has Spoken Out For The First Time
The officer described what it was like being chased by an angry mob in the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
A common theme popping up in violations among those on pretrial release has come from defendants who are reluctant to give up access to firearms.
Throwback To All The Politicians Who Tried To Gaslight America, As If We Didn’t Watch The Capitol Insurrection With Our Own Eyes
"You would actually think it was a normal tourist visit."
In Biden’s clearest and most prolonged denunciation of Trump from the executive office, he addressed the ongoing threats to democracy related to his predecessor's brand of politics.
One year later, and the events of Jan. 6 are still pretty unfathomable.
The Bronx Documentary Center’s exhibit on Jan. 6 looks at not only one day, but the years that led up to it.
“The threat of extremism today is perhaps less obvious. … But what’s happening is gravely serious,” one expert said.
Judges are figuring out in real time what the consequences should be for storming the Capitol on Jan. 6.
In a long-awaited ruling, Judge Amit Mehta says the 17 Oath Keepers will face trial on charges that they conspired to disrupt Congress.
The new contempt findings could come after Steve Bannon was indicted for contempt of Congress after he ignored a congressional subpoena.
A Congressional Subpoena Is The Latest In A Long Line Of Legal Entanglements For The Oath Keepers And Proud Boys
Members of the groups are already sitting in jail, staring down felony charges, and facing civil lawsuits.
A Judge Called Out The Lack Of Accountability For Those Who “Created The Conditions” For The Capitol Riot
Judge Amit Mehta described a Capitol rioter as a “pawn in a game that’s played and directed by people who should know better.”
Donald Trump will get a few extra weeks to try to convince the DC Circuit to stop the committee from getting his White House documents.
"Goodbye, America!": A California Man Who Allegedly Took Part In The Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Is Seeking Asylum In Belarus
Evan Neumann, wanted for attacking a police officer and entering the Capitol during the insurrection, told a Belarusian state-run TV news channel that he crossed through snake-infested swamps and forests from Ukraine.
The hearing comes days before the National Archives is set to turn over records to the Jan. 6 committee unless the court intervenes.
The far-right group is sometimes associated with anti-government ideas, but on a local level, it has already made inroads in democratic institutions.
Two 40-minute videos from Jan. 6 show how hundreds of rioters breached one Capitol entry point and how police eventually regained control.
“[I’]m a capitol police officer who agrees with your political stance,” Michael Riley allegedly wrote an unnamed Capitol rioter the next day.
A judge accepted the 100th guilty plea in the Jan. 6 cases on Wednesday.
He Belongs To A Right-Wing Extremist Group — And Is Running To Represent Ultraliberal Park Slope, Brooklyn
In the wake of the Jan. 6 riots, some Oath Keepers like Brett Wynkoop are pursuing a new frontier: elected office.
Permit applications highlighted in a recent BuzzFeed News report are the basis for the new requests in the inquiry into the Capitol riot.
Hacked Oath Keepers Records Show Active Members Of Law Enforcement And The Military Tried To Join The Group After Jan. 6
The records from 2020 and 2021 also reveal a chaotic organization with hundreds of people demanding to cancel their memberships.
A Judge Questioned Why The Government Didn’t Charge A Capitol Rioter Who Talked About Shooting Pelosi With A Harsher Crime
A prosecutor said they didn’t prosecute Dawn Bancroft for making a threat, because she made the comment about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she was leaving the Capitol.
It Was Billed As A Pro–Jan. 6 Rally To Support “Nonviolent” Capitol Rioters, But Only A Few People Showed Up
A former Donald Trump staffer succeeded in getting a lot of media attention, but Trump himself didn’t acknowledge the rally, and members of Congress avoided it.
"Justice For J6" Says They're Rallying For Nonviolent Offenders. Most Alleged Capitol Rioters In Jail Are Charged With Violent Crimes.
The “Justice for J6” rally is being pitched as support for “nonviolent offenders,” but that doesn’t describe charges against most defendants in jail.
The Capitol Police Granted Permits For Jan. 6 Protests Despite Signs That Organizers Weren’t Who They Said They Were
BuzzFeed News has exclusively obtained the permits Capitol Police issued for protests on Capitol grounds for Jan. 6 — a rare window into a secretive organization and its most consequential day.
Douglas Jensen was caught in his garage with an iPhone less than a month after a judge released him from jail on the condition he couldn’t go online.
There are 14,000 hours of surveillance footage from the Capitol riots. Most of it isn’t public, and the government is fighting to keep it that way.
A Capitol Rioter Says He's Working On A Video Game Featuring Donald Trump Shooting “Dem Zombies” And “Antifa”
Jack Griffith pleaded guilty on Thursday to demonstrating in the Capitol.
They attacked the “fake news,” denounced the “deep state” and the “swamp,” and vowed to “take back” the Capitol and the country.
More than 500 arrests and counting.
The committee passed on a nearly partisan line, with only a handful of Republicans voting in favor of the measure.
Police body camera footage from the Capitol riots was released after legal action by BuzzFeed News and a coalition of media outlets.
BuzzFeed News has gained a rare look inside the controversial organization through financial documents and membership data.
The shooting of Ashli Babbitt, an Air Force veteran from California, was captured in a graphic video.
Court documents in dozens of cases show the scale of the chaos at the Capitol, from kicked-in doors to a stolen bottle of bourbon.
The Estranged Wife Of The Leader Of The Oath Keepers Just Launched A GoFundMe To Pay For Her Divorce
Tasha Adams joins a growing group attempting to raise money off publicity surrounding the armed right-wing organization in the wake of the Capitol insurgency.
The DC Circuit ruling was applied almost immediately to two defendants in the Oath Keepers conspiracy case who were granted bond.
Roughly 800 people entered the Capitol on Jan. 6, but few were arrested on the spot.
McConnell Said Trump Is Responsible For The Deadly Capitol Insurrection Minutes After Voting Not Guilty
“The leader of the free world cannot spend weeks thundering that shadowy forces are stealing our country and then feign surprise when people believe him and do reckless things.”
A Man Charged With Planning The Capitol Riot Will Stay In Jail After A Judge Said He Is “A Grave Risk To The Community”
Thomas Caldwell, who allegedly conspired with the Oath Keepers, a far-right extremist group, to storm the Capitol and destroyed evidence afterward, must stay in jail pending trial.
A Member Of Congress Who Buried His Son Just Before The Capitol Attack Gave An Emotional Impeachment Address
Jamie Raskin was at the Capitol the day after burying his son. He's now the Democrats' lead House impeachment manager as they seek to prosecute Donald Trump for inciting the coup attempt.
A federal judge granted Jenny Cudd's request to leave the country for several days after she was arrested for storming the Capitol.
Peter Schwartz was seen on video macing officers and wielding a wooden baton outside the Capitol, according to the FBI.
“Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists...could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence,” according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Jessica Watkins’ boyfriend describes the influences in her life that brought her to the Capitol — and now have her sitting in jail.
Riley June Williams’ lawyer says the allegations against her are all lies told by a vengeful ex.
The Women for America First cross-country tour spent the weeks before its Jan. 6 event spreading election lies and, on occasion, calling for violence.
Chuck Schumer Said Trump "Incited The Erection" Instead Of "Insurrection" By Mistake And I'm Laughing
I'm 5 years old, so obviously this made me laugh.
“It’s a ghost town."
Right-wing extremists used Facebook to call for the overthrow of the government and storm the US Capitol in the period leading up to the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to a new report.
The FBI Is Investigating Whether A Woman Stole A Laptop From Nancy Pelosi's Office And Planned To Sell It To Russia
Riley June Williams is facing charges related to entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct.
Park Police Officers Worried That Chronic Understaffing Could Endanger The Public. Then The Capitol Riot Happened.
“People were screaming for help on the radio. It was pure chaos. It sounded like officers were constantly asking for help in certain areas and things were totally out of control,” one officer said.
His livestream of the insurrection, which showed the faces of many of the rioters, may be the reason many of them are being identified and arrested.
“They’re not expressing economic anxiety. They’re expressing a desire to dominate.”
On secret communication channels and open message boards, white supremacists are rejoicing at what President Donald Trump unleashed — and planning their next moves.
Capitol Police Officers Said They Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Members Of Congress Helped Plan The Attack
“We are the buffer, so that Congress doesn’t have to deal with the mess that they create in their respective districts.”
At least one person whom "Thad Williams" helped send to DC bragged about carrying a firearm to the nation's capital.
This is what it's come to.
The move makes YouTube the latest in a string of technology companies that have limited the president online after his supporters stormed the Capitol last week.
A lot depends on whether Trump is convicted in the Senate before Jan. 20, but there are still potential consequences if it comes later.
Trump supporters are planning and preparing for more inauguration-related rallies, but they will no longer be able to use GoFundMe to help them get there.
Concerned the president might invoke the Insurrection Act to commandeer the city police, DC council members never expected an assault on the Capitol itself.
A Newly Elected West Virginia Delegate Was Charged For Taking Part In The Attempted Coup At The Capitol
Derrick Evans, a Republican, was charged with entering a restricted area and entering the Capitol. His lawyer denies any wrongdoing.
In this week's newsletter: Influencers who remained silent in the aftermath of the insurrection felt just as loud as those who acknowledged it. It's a microcosm of the state of the country.
The assault on the Capitol, and on democracy, also felt like a meme-making social media performance.
“I think that’s what the internet has given us—the ability to laugh-cry through the pain. We’re allowed to laugh at the Axe body spray”
The mob that forced Congress to flee organized on both obscure and mainstream sites.