On the afternoon of Jan. 6, 2021, I was on the House floor as a mob descended on the Capitol. Deceived by the former president into believing the election had been stolen from them, these insurrectionists were armed, angry and pointed in our direction. They beat Capitol and Metropolitan police officers — sprayed
Let me start by stating the obvious. The execution of a federal search warrant at the residence of a former US president is more than an extraordinary occurrence. Fact is, things like that just don’t happen.
“We cannot just sweep this under the rug. We need to know why it happened, who did it and people need to be held accountable for it. And I’m committed to make sure that happens.” Just five days after the Jan. 6, 2021, mob invasion of our Capitol, those words were spoken, with patriotic determination, by one of
One big bonus of nepotism is ensuring that you’re surrounded with unthinking, uncritical loyalists. So Donald Trump must be especially miffed that his own family has been nervously but definitively sliding the knife between his shoulder blades during the ongoing January 6 Congressional hearings.
Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows was not at latest hearing by the Jan. 6 committee hearing. But his presence loomed as witnesses reconstructed the events leading up to and on the day that supporters of then-President Donald Trump attacked the US Capitol. Meadows, a former Republican congressman from
The New York Times and NBC, citing sources in the Secret Service, said the head of Trump's security detail, Robert Engel, and the limousine driver were prepared to testify under oath that Trump never lunged for the steering wheel.
Every month, the evidence of former President Donald Trump’s lawless behaviour builds. On Friday, a judge released the affidavit the Justice Department used in getting court permission to search Trump’s Florida home, Mar-a-Lago. The document confirmed not only that the search was warranted, but that the FBI believed
Donald Trump is fighting four criminal investigations while campaigning to be chosen as the Republican party’s presidential candidate. He is facing indictment in New York City over dubious business practices, prosecution in Georgia for demanding officials overturn the result in that state of the 2020 presidential election
The Republican Party is in a dilemma over whether to go with President Donald Trump who lost the 2020 election and egged his supporters to storm the Capitol to prevent Vice President Mark Spence from certifying the election of President Joe Biden on
On Thursday, the select committee investigating last year’s January 6 Capitol attack will hold its first of its prime-time televised hearings. While the committee held a hearing last year with officers who confronted the mob of Trump supporters, this will be the first hearing when many people will be paying attention.