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    There is no proof to support the Florida congressman's claim that FBI agents planned the attack themselves. Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) on Thursday promoted the conspiracy theory that the FBI was behind the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, a claim that has already been thoroughly debunked. Gaetz's comments...
    Roberto Schmidt/AFP, Getty Images A new Pew survey released shows the percentage of Republicans who think it’s important that Capitol rioters be prosecuted has declined sharply since March. On January 6, supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers were inside certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election. Trump baselessly claimed that massive voter fraud had...
    Capitol rioter Pauline Bauer, who was hauled off to jail screaming last week, appeared before a judge on Friday to seek her release pending trial. It didn't go well, though, as Bauer continued to insist that she isn't subject to a federal court's authority. Bauer, a Pennsylvania pizzeria owner who has previously used rhetoric associated with the "sovereign citizen" movement,...
    (CNN)A Texas real estate agent who went viral after asking former President Donald Trump to pardon her for storming the Capitol pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor for her role in the riot.Jenna Ryan, 51, pleaded guilty to illegally demonstrating inside the Capitol building on January 6. She agreed to pay $500 in restitution for damage done to the Capitol...
    JOE Biden has been slammed for his so-called "totalitarian talk" after he compared the Capitol riot to the Civil War. The president had said: "Not even during the Civil War did insurrectionists breach the Capitol of the United States of America: the citadel of our democracy. Not even then. But on January 6, 2021, they did." 3Joe Biden compared...
    In a new court filing late Tuesday night, the U.S. Justice Department rejected the claim that Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks was acting in his role as a member of Congress when he spoke before the Jan.6 rally that preceded that insurrection on the Capitol Building. The question arose as part of Brooks's defense against a lawsuit brought by Democratic...
    The first person to be convicted of a felony regarding actions during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is expected to receive the sentence on Monday. Prosecutors want Paul Allard Hodgkins, a 38-year-old Tampa resident, to serve 18 months in prison, though his lawyer doesn’t want him to spend time behind bars at all, according to the Associated Press. He pleaded...
    Crews started dismantling the remaining fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol on Saturday morning as U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) officers and members of the public watched. After the Jan. 6 riot, officials installed two layers of fencing blocking off the Capitol. Although the large perimeter fencing was removed in March, the inner layer of fencing closer to the Capitol itself remained,...
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    (CNN)House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is finalizing a House GOP roster for a Democratic-led investigation into the deadly January 6 insurrection, canning the idea of a boycott on adding Republicans to the panel on the theory that it's better to join in and play an active defense.Initially, there was an internal debate inside the House GOP about whether the California...
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    The remaining fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol will start to come down on July 8, Fox News is told.  Officials installed a two layers of fencing blocking off the Capitol shortly after the Jan. 6 riot. they removed the larger perimeter of fencing in March, but the inner fencing remained.  The National Guard was also deployed to D.C. in the...
    An Indiana grandmother told "The Ingraham Angle" on Thursday that her life has been turned upside down amid a report her court-appointed public defender coaxed her into drafting a written admission of White "guilt", as she became the first suspect in the January 6 Capitol riot to be sentenced. Anna Morgan-Lloyd of Bloomfield was convicted of one count of parading...
    (CNN)The violent insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6 was a dark day in American history. The attempted rewriting of what actually happened that day -- when more than 100 police officers were injured and five people died -- by former President Donald Trump and his Republican allies is even more noxious.On Wednesday, a federal judge named Royce Lamberth...
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    The sister of a pilot who was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack ripped comparisons between 9/11 and the Jan. 6 Capitol riot in a Thursday opinion article published in the Wall Street Journal. Debra Burlingame’s brother, Charles “Chic” Burlingame, was murdered in his cockpit during a six-and-a-half-minute struggle trying to keep control of American Airlines flight 77....
    The attorney for the man known as the “QAnon Shaman” doubled down on comments he made about the mental health of Capitol rioters. “For five months, I acted professionally. I talked to the people that needed to know. I made sure that the Department of Justice had the opportunity firsthand to meet with my client,” Albert Watkins told CNN’s John...
    “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace attempted to pin down House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on phone call he had with former President Donald Trump during the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Wallace asked McCarthy directly — twice — whether the president had said to him, “I guess these people are more upset about the election than you...
    Federal authorities reportedly arrested a suspect in the U.S. Capitol riot after using facial recognition programs to find an image of the suspect on his girlfriend’s Instagram page. The arrest represents the first time that facial recognition was used to identify a suspect from the Capitol riot rather than to confirm the identity of an existing suspect. The Huffington Post...
    A suspected US Capitol rioter accused of attacking three cops was arrested after the FBI used facial recognition software to find his girlfriend's Instagram. Stephen Chase Randolph, of Harrodsburg in Kentucky, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with assaulting a federal officer, obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder and obstruction of justice and Congress, according to the FBI statement. Randolph...
    Far-right app gets another chance after it was shut down over Capitol riot
    Former U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says she would support former President Donald Trump if he decides to seek reelection in 2024 – just weeks after saying he let down the country with his words and actions before the Capitol riot. Haley, herself a potential 2024 presidential candidate, made the comments in her home state of South Carolina,...
    Many who entered the Capitol building during January 6 protests of the 2020 election outcome are “unlikely” to face jail time — a “jarring reality check” for Americans “outraged by the storming of Capitol Hill,” according to a Politico report on Tuesday. “What about somebody who has no criminal record who got jazzed up by the president, walked in, spends...
    Many of the people that stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 will face only minor penalties. “Although prosecutors have loaded up their charging documents with language about the existential threat of the insurrection to the republic, the actions of many of the individual rioters often boiled down to trespassing,” Politico reported. “And judges have wrestled with how aggressively...
    CONSERVATIVE freshman Representative Lauren Boebert said she wanted the increased security around Washington D.C. removed and likened the Capitol's walls to something she called "Fort Pelosi." "President Trump built a big beautiful wall because he loves America," Boebert said in a new video ad. "Now, welcome to Fort Pelosi." 4Conservative Representative Lauren Boebert called the security around the Capitol "Fort...
    Savannah Rychcik March 2, 2021 0 Comments FBI Director Christopher Wray is denying reports “fake Trump protesters” planned the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) asked Wray during a hearing about the riots, “Do you have any evidence that the Capitol attack was organized by ‘fake Trump protesters’?” Wray replied, “We have not seen evidence...
    EXCLUSIVE: More than 30 Republican House lawmakers have signed a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling for the removal of the fencing that was put up after last month's Capitol riot, calling the measures "excessive" and questioning whether taxpayers will "be responsible" for the nearly $500 million expense of keeping a National Guard presence on Capitol Hill."We write to express our concern with...
    Maryland Democratic Rep. and lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin broke down in tears on the Senate floor while giving his Feb. 9 impeachment presentation. Raskin, who was named lead impeachment manager by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, mourned the loss of his son during his closing speech. Tommy Raskin died in late December 2020. His funeral was on Jan. 5, the...
    Getty Scene from the Capitol riots. Democrats’ got President Donald Trumo’s second impeachment trial off to a start with a more than 13-minute video of footage from the Capitol riots. The video splices together footage from the riots with damage inside the Capitol and fights with police officers. You can watch the video here. According to CNN,...
    A man who authorities say is a leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and helped to organize a ring of other extremists and led them in the attack last month at the U.S. Capitol has held a top-secret security clearance for decades and previously worked for the FBI, his attorney said Monday. Thomas Caldwell, who authorities believe holds a leadership...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who authorities say is a leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and helped to organize a ring of other extremists and led them in the attack last month at the U.S. Capitol has held a top-secret security clearance for decades and previously worked for the FBI, his attorney said Monday. Thomas Caldwell, who...
    A man who authorities say is a leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and helped to organize a ring of other extremists and led them in the attack last month at the U.S. Capitol has held a top-secret security clearance for decades and previously worked for the FBI, his attorney said Monday. Thomas Caldwell, who authorities believe holds a leadership...
    By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who authorities say is a leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and helped to organize a ring of other extremists and led them in the attack last month at the U.S. Capitol has held a top-secret security clearance for decades and previously worked for...
    Former President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment trial on a charge of inciting insurrection that resulted in the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 as lawmakers met to certify Democrat Joe Biden’s election win.  More than a month ago, then-President Trump spoke to his supporters before they marched to the Capitol. Here are some excerpts of what...
              Live from Music Row Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio who pondered several unanswered questions surrounding the riots on Capitol...
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has slammed critics who accuse her of exaggerating her experiences in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, saying they are 'minimizing the experiences of survivors.' Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, appeared on CBS This Morning on Friday to defend her account of the January 6 riot and slam those who suggested she's making a 'mountain out of a...
    Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib broke down crying on the House floor Thursday night when talking about the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, saying she is thankful she was not there. A group of House Democrats spent time on the floor sharing their experiences from Jan. 6, when Trump-supporting rioters stormed the Capitol and committed acts of vandalism and violence which postponed the electoral...
    During a Friday appearance on FNC’s “Fox & Friends First,” Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) sounded off on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) “dishonest” account of the U.S. Capitol riot in January. Mace has challenged Ocasio-Cortez’s account of the story because their offices are two doors down from each other, and she argued that the “insurrectionists never stormed our hallway.” Mace acknowledged...
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday doubled down on her “terrifying” experience during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot — saying she initially kept mum about it because “so many survivors fear being publicly doubted.” The Bronx-Queens congresswoman appeared on “CBS This Morning” after being accused of exaggerating details of Jan. 6, when a mob of protesters supporting former President Donald Trump...
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    Republican Rep. Nancy Mace has revealed she flew her children out of Washington DC ahead of the Capitol riot after 'someone threatened to shoot her', as she hit out at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez again saying her 'exaggerating' events that day 'waters down everyone's trauma and experience'.  The freshman Republican congresswoman told Fox News' Sean Hannity Thursday night she sent her children...
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    AN accused US Capitol rioter who bragged about being at the scene in a viral video has asked a federal judge for permission to go on a luxury trip to Mexico while on bail. In a court filing Monday, lawyers for Jenny Louise Cudd requested to leave the US and travel to Riviera Maya for a prepaid "work-related bonding retreat" with her employees...
    Jenny Louise Cudd plans her Mexican work retreat for four days in February A judge has granted the request of a woman charged in the U.S. Capitol riot to travel to Mexico's Riviera Maya for a 'company retreat' with employees at the business she owns.  Jenny Louise Cudd, who runs Becky's Flowers in Midland, Texas, on Monday requested court...
    President Joe Biden would like the extra fencing erected around the White House for inauguration festivities to come down as soon as possible, the administration said Monday. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at her daily press briefing that Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris would like to see the seven-foot tall, anti-climbing fence come down when 'it makes...
    The Colorado geophysicist who booked a flight to Switzerland and attempted suicide after participating in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot claimed he assaulted police officers and tried to storm the building because he is a “patriot warrior,” according to federal authorities. The suspect, 51-year-old Jeffrey Sabol, spoke to investigators after he attempted suicide in Westchester County after the riot...
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    A Jersey City man who made local headlines last summer as both a hero and alleged villain is among the latest defendants charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol building earlier this month. And, once again, it was fellow citizens who snitched. Hector Vargas unlawfully and abusively entered the Capitol with other rioters on Jan. 6 and posted videos...
    A geophysicist from Colorado allegedly dragged a police officer down a set of stairs during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot — and then bought a plane ticket to Switzerland and attempted suicide in Westchester County in the days after the siege, it was revealed in court Friday. Jeffrey Sabol, 51, was ordered held without bail at his initial court appearance...
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