"They even broke into my safe!"
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.
“We are looking to be the first union in the nation to have a scientific integrity article in our contract."
A Judge Has Ordered The Biden Administration To Resume Trump’s Policy Of Expelling Unaccompanied Immigrant Children At The Border
President Biden has continued to invoke the public health order to expel most immigrants at the southern border, but was making an exception for children who arrive without an adult family member.
A Government Watchdog Found That A Trump-Era US Attorney Showed “Poor Judgment” In Publicly Criticizing His Staff
Scott Brady served as the US attorney in western Pennsylvania; he’s now in private practice.
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.
Arrington was one of the first congressional candidates to define the Republican Party as “the party of Trump.”
Biden’s Supreme Court Promise Underscores A Reality: Black Women Rarely Get to The Federal Judiciary
Biden pledged to nominate the first Black woman for the US Supreme Court. The rest of the judiciary hasn’t fared much better in representing them or other women of color.
Under the program, insurers and doctors can negotiate to move patients to a private insurance stream. Patients don’t get a say.
Robert Packer admitted to illegally parading in the Capitol, a low-level misdemeanor charge.
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.
Brandon Straka, who founded the #WalkAway campaign and spoke at a “Stop the Steal” rally, will spend three months in home confinement and pay a $5,000 fine.
This is the first criminal case brought by a DOJ task force established in response to an unprecedented wave of threats against elections workers and officials nationwide.
Democrats In Wisconsin Are Figuring Out How They Should Campaign Against One Of The Senate’s Biggest Conspiracy Theorists
The race offers Democrats a high-profile test at how forcefully they should counter conspiracy theories promoted by candidates like Johnson.
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.
Judges are figuring out in real time what the consequences should be for storming the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Trump appointee Michael Caputo warned government employees last year not to speak with the media, records obtained by BuzzFeed News revealed.
Donald Trump's Former Chief Of Staff Told A Member Of Congress He "Loved" A Plan To Undermine The Election Days Before Jan. 6
The charges against Meadows mark the third Trump ally to be hit with contempt of Congress in the Jan. 6 investigation.
Trump’s lawyer said they planned to petition the Supreme Court to take the case if they lose again.
Guy Reffitt is set to face a jury in February.
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.
The hearing comes days before the National Archives is set to turn over records to the Jan. 6 committee unless the court intervenes.
“Defendants found the means to travel to Washington, D.C. to commit the crime to which they have pled guilty,” US District Judge Trevor McFadden wrote.
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.
Permit applications highlighted in a recent BuzzFeed News report are the basis for the new requests in the inquiry into the Capitol riot.
“There have to be consequences for participating in an attempted violent overthrow of the government, beyond sitting at home,” Judge Tanya Chutkan said.
We should all aspire to be as cool as Teddy Roosevelt's daughter.
It’s audits all the way down.
“Honestly, I don’t know how much longer I can stay at DHS if this continues,” one official said.
A judge rebuffed the government’s argument that releasing more surveillance videos posed a national security risk.
"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.
Judges nominated by Donald Trump have staked out strong anti-abortion stances in their short time on the bench.
Immigrant Families Separated At The Border Are Finally Being Reunited, But Many Are Struggling Financially
"The public sees these parents and children hugging at the airport on the news and have no idea what comes after that."
The 56-year-old sent emails with a long list of threats, including to beat Fauci and his family to death, prosecutors said.
Addison Rae Accused Of Being A Trump Supporter On Twitter After She Excitedly Greeted The Former President At UFC 264
"Your Republican is showing."
Trump was kicked off Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube for inciting the Jan. 6 riots at the US Capitol.
The EPA Just Announced A $50 Million Push To Help Underserved Communities Tackle Pollution And Get Jobs
“This is the most aggressive approach to tackling environmental injustice and equity issues,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan told BuzzFeed News.
In one year, people in southwestern Louisiana lived through five major disasters on top of a pandemic. Another bad hurricane season is already here, and thousands still have holes in their roofs.
The oil sands pipeline faced fierce opposition since it was first proposed in 2008.
Police Did Not Violently Clear Protesters From Lafayette Square For Trump's Photo Op, An Investigation Found
The violent dispersal of protesters outside the White House as Trump prepared for a now-infamous photo op was a defining moment in his presidency.
“Two years for a coup, not bad,” one Facebook employee wrote sarcastically in an internal post.
An OAN personality is the founder of a dark money group that is supposed to support the farcical Arizona election “audit” while also having unique access to cover the event itself.
An image of Queen Elizabeth II was doctored to show her wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat and a QAnon brooch.
“It’s killing me — honestly, it’s killing me. I just want them to decide.”
The US is responsible for about 13% of global greenhouse emissions. Biden is targeting drastically cutting those emissions this decade.
A Record Number Of Immigrant Children Are Crossing The Border Alone As Biden Continues To Expel Most Asylum-Seekers
"The government thinks people are just going to go away if they say no to them 10 times, but what they're really doing is causing a buildup in Mexico."
A millennial stay-at-home mom from South Carolina, a gay couple from Texas, and a social worker in New York believed in QAnon. Now that Biden is president, they’re not sure where to go from here.
“White supremacists appear to be more emboldened than ever, and the election year, the pandemic and other factors may have provided these extremists with additional encouragement.”
Because she sees me as a member of “the liberal media,” it’s impossible to persuade her.
More than 60 people — from Anthony Fauci to Chet Hanks — told us what it was like in the Oval Office, in the Utah Jazz locker room, and backstage on Broadway on March 11, 2020, the day COVID swallowed everything.
Trump’s Pentagon Blocked Troops From Getting to the Capitol Riots For Hours, DC National Guard Commander Said
The DC National Guard commander said he was not allowed to send troops to the Capitol, in sharp contrast to the city’s George Floyd protests last year, when troops were given immediate permission to deploy.
One analyst said the policy blocked thousands of people from legally immigrating to the US.
Around 3,000 Americans died from the coronavirus in the final 24 hours of the Trump presidency. Meet just three.
Arizona Republicans keep losing — but the state party has already turned itself into a Trump machine, still trying to win an election that's long over. And that might be the future of conservatism.
A Last-Minute Deal Between A Trump Official And ICE’s Union To Hamper Biden’s Policies Has Been Rejected
A whistleblower had alleged that the agreement gave the union powers to "indefinitely delay" President Joe Biden's immigration policy changes.
"Is McConnell now trying to convince the historians he has no soul?"
"It’s very encouraging; officers are extremely eager to get started," one US refugee officer told BuzzFeed News.
The labor union, which had recently moved to revoke Trump's membership for inciting the Capitol insurrection, responded to the letter with a simple "thank you."
The move comes after members of the Proud Boys were found to have played integral roles in the US Capitol insurrection last month.
Records Pried Loose By BuzzFeed News Have Prompted A Demand For The Investigation Of Former Trump Health Officials
Under Trump, health officials sought to control the message and limit interactions with the media as the pandemic raged through America, raising questions about violations of anti-gag rules.
A Whistleblower Alleges A Top Trump Official Signed A Last-Minute Agreement With ICE’s Union That Could Hamstring Biden’s Immigration Policies
The agreement could give the union “unprecedented veto authority in many areas," the group representing the whistleblower wrote in a letter to Congress.
...2022 is going to be my year!
Rep. Cori Bush Is Moving Her Office To Be Farther Away From Marjorie Taylor Greene After A Confrontation
"All of this led to my decision to move my office away from Taylor Greene’s for the safety of my team," Bush said in a statement.
Trump Had A Mandate To Target All Undocumented Immigrants For Arrest. ICE Has A New Plan To Change That.
Trump's 2017 directive had made basically any undocumented immigrant a target for arrest, but a new proposal would focus on those suspected of being a national security threat and others.
Jessica Watkins’ boyfriend describes the influences in her life that brought her to the Capitol — and now have her sitting in jail.
The Justice Department Has Rescinded Trump's "Zero Tolerance" Border Policy That Led To Families Being Separated
The Department of Justice said the action restores the ability of prosecutors to use their discretion to make charging decisions "based on a careful review of the particular facts and circumstances of individual immigration cases."
Facebook and Twitter spent so long worrying about moderation, they forgot they could just pound the "ban" button.
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.
"President Biden believes that gender identity should not be a bar to military service, and that America’s strength is found in its diversity."
Texas claims the move violates the terms of an unusual agreement with the Trump administration that guaranteed the state a chance to weigh in on immigration policies.
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.
Baby sleep expert @TakingCaraBabies is under fire after news about her donations to the Trump campaign came to light.
In crowded cells, where COVID is running rampant, appeals for clemency for thousands of prisoners have gone unanswered or flat-out rejected.
Of the 12 people @POTUS was following on inauguration night, most of them were White House accounts — and Teigen after she made an appeal on Twitter.
Trump's first travel ban, which went into effect on Jan. 27, 2017, created chaos and confusion throughout the world and separated thousands of families.
"We almost felt a duty to come down here to say this is how we do this peacefully.”
QAnon Faithful Believed Biden Would Never Be President. Now They’re Shocked, Heartbroken, And Angry.
“There isn’t a word to describe the depression and disappointment I feel right now.”
Under Trump’s direction, the US became the only country to withdraw from the historic climate agreement.
Joe Exotic's lawyers were so confident he would be on Trump's pardon list they even hired a limo to pick him up from prison in Texas.
Joe Biden Just Took Over Trump's @POTUS Twitter And Used It To Issue A Tweet That Was Actually...Presidential
Biden used Trump's old @POTUS account to issue a tweet that was actually...presidential.
Four years of...whatever that was...will age you.
"Alexa...Play 'Gone' by Justin Timberlake."
A bitter and disgraced Trump exited the White House for the last time as the 45th president of the US.
“It’s a ghost town."
#ByeFelicia is back.
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.
But on Sunday, BuzzFeed News continued to find ads for firearm accessories on the social network, more than 22 hours after Facebook announced its temporary suspension.
Unlike Airbnb, Vrbo isn’t canceling DC stays. UPDATE: It will block new reservations Tuesday afternoon through Friday, Jan 22.
“They’re not expressing economic anxiety. They’re expressing a desire to dominate.”
The DHS Has Signed Unusual Agreements With States That Could Hamper Biden’s Future Immigration Policies
“This is just another last-ditch effort to try and ingrain a reckless hyper enforcement system," one legal expert said.
Gather round, one and all, for a cautionary fairy tale of hubris, irony, and old tweets.