February 16, 2021

(CNN) Former President Donald Trump and attorney Rudy Giuliani are being accused of conspiring with the far-right groups Proud Boys and Oath Keepers to incite the January 6 insurrection in a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court by the Democratic chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee that cites a post-Civil War law designed

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January 13, 2021

A New Jersey congresswoman accused some lawmakers of leading groups around the Capitol for “reconnaissance” a day before the riot carried out by a pro-Trump mob. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) said in a Tuesday night Facebook Live address to her constituents that she witnessed the alleged exploratory tours. The unidentified members of Congress “had groups

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January 12, 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, will vote to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in inciting a deadly insurrection at the Capitol last week. “There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution,” Cheney said in a

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January 12, 2021

Several U.S. Capitol Police officers have been suspended and more than a dozen others are under investigation for suspected involvement with or inappropriate support for the demonstration last week that turned into a deadly riot at the Capitol, according to members of Congress, police officials and staff members briefed on the developments. Eight separate investigations

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January 11, 2021

What if…they had taken a senator hostage? What if they had kidnapped Vice President Pence? Think about it. Then Congress could not have certified President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory. That would have extended President Trump’s control of the White House — and the military — possibly past Inauguration Day until the radicals relented. The Trump

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