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On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., was violently attacked by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump.

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On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., was violently attacked by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump. They sought to overturn his defeat in the 2020 presidential election by disrupting the joint session of Congress assembled to count electoral votes that would formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

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The U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol formed

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Trump supporters storm US Capitol

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Texts Show Kimberly Guilfoyle Bragged About Raising Millions for Rally That Fueled Capitol Riot — ProPublica
Text messages reviewed by ProPublica represent the strongest indication yet that members of the Trump family inner circle were involved in financing and organizing the Jan. 6 “Save America” rally, which immediately preceded the Capitol ...
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Oct 25, 2021, Mon ...
Top Trump Fundraiser Boasted of Raising $3 Million to Support Jan. 6 “Save America” Rally — ProPublica
Caroline Wren, who had worked on the Trump campaign, told associates she distributed funds to a number of political organizations backing the rally, including Tea Party Express and Turning Point.
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Oct 15, 2021, Fri ...
Adam Schiff reveals Jan. 6 panel may subpoena Trump and Pence - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) signaled that the House select committee could potentially subpoena Donald Trump and Mike Pence. The California Democrat told the New York Times' "Sway" podcast that the panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection c...
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Oct 14, 2021, Thu ...
move forward with proceedings to refer Mr. Bannon for criminal contempt
Bolton, MS—Chairman Bennie G. Thompson today made the following statement: “Mr. Bannon has declined to cooperate with the Select Committee and is instead hiding behind the former President’s insufficient, blanket, and vague statements...
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Oct 06, 2021, Wed ...
Trump advisers set to defy Capitol riot subpoenas on his orders - New York Daily News
Trump’s defense lawyer, former deputy White House counsel Patrick Philbin, intends to tell the aides that they cannot testify without breaching Trump’s right to get confidential advice from aides, otherwise known as executive privilege.
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Former Trump DOJ No. 2 sits for interview with Jan. 6 committee - POLITICO
Richard Donoghue’s tenure has drawn scrutiny from congressional investigators as they explore the former president’s attempts to pressure the department to interfere in the 2020 election.
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How Facebook is Misleading the Public About Its Role in January 6
Comparison of Facebook executives’ public statements with what we now know (and what FB truly knows) about its role in run up to January 6.
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Oct 04, 2021, Mon ...
Jan. 6 rioters targeted Capitol's unreinforced windows - Los Angeles Times
Two windows and two doors used by Jan. 6 rioters were among only a few that weren't reinforced during a Capitol security upgrade that started in 2017.
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Oct 03, 2021, Sun ...
Ex-Facebook manager alleges social network fed Capitol riot | The Independent
Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble rousing after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in last year’s elections in a moneymaking move that a company whistleblower alleges contributed to the d...
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Oct 01, 2021, Fri ...
Thompson: Jan. 6 panel will issue ‘criminal referrals’ for subpoena defiers - POLITICO
Thompson’s threat to issue criminal referrals to recalcitrant witnesses underscores the select committee’s resolve to seek quick answers from people inside former President Donald Trump’s orbit.
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Sep 29, 2021, Wed ...
Panel probing U.S. Capitol riot issues subpoenas to Trump rally organizers | Reuters
The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol said on Wednesday it had issued subpoenas to organizers of events and rallies leading up to the attack on the seat of government, as it b...
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Sep 24, 2021, Fri ...
The Jan. 6 Capitol Riot: What We Know About The More Than 640 People Charged : NPR
More than 640 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?
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January 6 Select Committee Subpoenas Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Other Top Aides — ProPublica
Citing a June ProPublica report, the committee says there is “credible evidence” of Meadows’ involvement in events leading up to the attack on the Capitol.
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Sep 23, 2021, Thu ...
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle - POLITICO
The four will be commanded to produce relevant documents by Oct. 7 and appear for depositions the following week.
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Sep 01, 2021, Wed ...
Capitol riot inquiry to investigate whether Trump’s White House was involved in attack | US Capitol attack | The Guardian
The committee has issued sweeping requests for Trump executive branch records related to the insurrection
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Aug 25, 2021, Wed ...
Jan. 6 committee demands huge trove of Trump White House records
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol demanded records related to at least 30 members of President Donald Trump's inner circle.
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Aug 23, 2021, Mon ...
House committee plans to seek phone records in probe of January 6, including from members of Congress - CNNPolitics
The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot is poised to send notices to various telecommunications companies requesting that they preserve the phone records of several people, including members of Congress, multiple...
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Jul 26, 2021, Mon ...
First Jan. 6 select committee hearing gives cops spotlight - Roll Call
Members will look to exhibit the pain and suffering law enforcement officers endured while they fought to protect the Capitol on Jan. 6.
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Jul 25, 2021, Sun ...
Rep. Adam Kinzinger Named to Jan. 6 Committee - WSJ
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who had voted to impeach then-President Trump on charges of inciting insurrection, joins the committee after Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republican selections.
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Jul 22, 2021, Thu ...
Thompson Announces Senior Staff for Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol | Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, today announced senior staff for the Select Committee to Invest...
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Jul 21, 2021, Wed ...
Capitol attack committee chair vows to investigate Trump: ‘Nothing is off limits’ | Donald Trump | The Guardian
Bennie Thompson tells Guardian he will pursue wide-ranging inquiry to uncover root causes of January 6 attack
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The U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol formed

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A look at 8 lawmakers appointed to probe Jan. 6 attack
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is acting swiftly to launch a new investigation of the violent Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, choosing a diverse slate of eight lawmakers — one from the opposing party — to serve on a s...
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May 29, 2021, Sat ...
How Mitch McConnell killed the US Capitol attack commission | US Capitol attack | The Guardian
The story of how Republicans undermined the 6 January inquiry is informed by eight House and Senate aides, who spoke on the condition of anonymity
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May 28, 2021, Fri ...
Republican senators torpedo Jan. 6 commission - Roll Call
Despite pleas from the family of a fallen police officer, Republicans blocked establishing a commission to probe the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
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May 19, 2021, Wed ...
House passes bill to create Jan. 6 commission amid strong GOP opposition
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell joined the chorus of Republican leadership formally urging members to vote against the measure.
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Mar 19, 2021, Fri ...
Capitol Riot Weapons Include Bear Spray, Fire Extinguishers And Baseball Bats : NPR
An NPR review of federal charges against people involved in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot shows they were armed with a wide variety of weapons, contradicting a false claim that rioters were not armed.
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Feb 12, 2021, Fri ...
Facebook Failed To Respond to Dire Emails Ahead of Capitol Riot
An email exchange between Snopes and Facebook spokespersons documented a failure to respond to a specific and dire warning.
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Feb 02, 2021, Tue ...
Missouri's Hawley rewarded by donors after anti-election efforts
As Hawley's anti-election efforts are rewarded by donors, the system of incentives in Republican politics has become even more twisted.
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Jan 26, 2021, Tue ...
Pentagon restricted commander of D.C. Guard ahead of Capitol riot - The Washington Post
Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, who commands the D.C. Guard, said he was prohibited from taking actions without higher-level sign-off on Jan. 6.
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Jan 22, 2021, Fri ...
Organizers of Trump Rally Had Been on Campaign’s Payroll - Bloomberg
Former President Donald Trump’s campaign paid more than $2.7 million over two years to individuals and firms that organized the Jan. 6 rally that led to rioters storming the U.S. Capitol, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
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Jan 18, 2021, Mon ...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton | iHeartRadio
Nancy Pelosi joins Hillary for a candid, no-holds-barred conversation.
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Bankrolling the Disenfranchisers - Public Citizen
Since 2016, Corporate and Trade Association PACs Have Given $170 Million to Lawmakers Who Voted to Challenge the Presidential Election
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Decoding the Far-Right Symbols at the Capitol Riot - The New York Times
There were militia flags and banners of extremist groups, as well as absurd images of dinosaurs and comic book logos that belied the violence that was to unfold.
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Jan 11, 2021, Mon ...
Watch Video: How Mob Dragged and Beat Police at Capitol - The New York Times
Videos show pro-Trump rioters pulling three officers down a set of stairs during a violent attempt to breach the building.
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Republican Attorneys General Dark Money Group Organized Protest Preceding Capitol Mob Attack - Documented
The Rule of Law Defense Fund (RLDF), a 501(c)(4) arm of the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA), helped organize the protest preceding the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol that took place on January 6, 2021. As a 501(c)(4), R...
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Jan 09, 2021, Sat ...
Feds: Investigation found truck full of bombs/guns near Capitol protest
The details were contained in federal documents charging Lonnie Leroy Coffman of Falkville, Alabama, with federal offenses.
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Jan 08, 2021, Fri ...
Trump Enablers Now Condemning the Violence Want You to Forget the Past 4 Years – Mother Jones
But newfound gestures at morality and self-pity aren't enough.
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Clarence Thomas’ Wife Cheered On White Supremacists At The Capitol | NewsOne
Social media users think Justice Thomas should be impeached over his wife’s failure to censure herself after continually sharing far-right extremist conspiracy theories on Facebook.
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Jan 07, 2021, Thu ...
Viral clip shows Trump family, White House officials celebrating shortly before US Capitol Hill siege
The video has now gathered considerable traction on social media, with netizens noting it as a clear act of incitement, especially with the repeated use of the word 'fight' in it.
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Trump Rioters Weren't Policed Like BLM Protesters - Bloomberg
In June, Black Lives Matter demonstrators were met with a massive show of force from police and federal officers. The Trump insurrection that stormed the Capitol didn’t receive similar treatment.
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Maryland Governor Says Pentagon ‘Repeatedly Denied’ Approval To Send National Guard To Capitol
Hogan said Congressional leaders were ‘pleading’ with him to send assistance but that he was delayed by an hour and a half.
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Major GOP donors condemn lawmakers who incited Washington violence • OpenSecrets
After a day of Washington violence some top GOP donors condemned the violent mob and the lawmakers who incited them.
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Biden Says Rioters Who Stormed Capitol Were Domestic Terrorists - WSJ
President-elect Joe Biden said the Trump supporters who attacked the legislative complex on Wednesday were insurrectionists, not protesters.
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Trump supporters storm US Capitol

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How Facebook and Twitter limited Trump’s reach after the insurrection on Capitol Hill
Facebook and Twitter have been scrambling to limit Trump’s reach after the insurrection on Capitol Hill.
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Trump supporters storm US Capitol - Vox
One person was fatally shot as Trump supporters swarmed the Capitol building, disrupting Joe Biden’s certification as president. Three others are said to have died at or near the Capitol Wednesday.
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