3 Illinois residents charged in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

CHICAGO — Three more Illinois residents have been charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol after an investigation revealed their mobile devices were inside the building that day. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that investigators became aware of the devices after serving a search warrant on Google. Investigators compared the photographs on […]

Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documents

WASHINGTON — In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. The justices on Wednesday rejected a bid by Trump to withhold the documents from the committee until the issue is finally resolved by the courts. […]

Pressed on his election lies, former President Trump cuts NPR interview short

WASHINGTON — Some Republican leaders are trying to move on from former President Donald Trump’s failed attempt to overturn the 2020 election that he lost. “While there were some irregularities, there were none of the irregularities which would have risen to the point where they would have changed the vote outcome in a single state,” […]

President Biden blasts Trump for ‘spreading a web of lies’ in a Jan. 6 speech

Updated January 6, 2022 at 10:45 AM ET President Biden marked the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol with a scathing speech in which he strongly condemned the violence and said his predecessor, Donald Trump, “has created and spread a web of lies about the 2020 election.” Speaking from Statuary Hall just […]

Jan. 6 panel seeks interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity

WASHINGTON — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection has requested an interview and information from Fox News host Sean Hannity. The television personality is the first member of the media the panel has asked to speak with. The committee has requested Hannity voluntarily answer questions regarding communications between him and former […]

Less than half of GOP say 1/6 was very violent: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON — A new poll shows that a year after the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, only about 4 in 10 Republicans recall the attack by supporters of then-President Donald Trump as very violent or extremely violent. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll found that those views were a […]

WATCH LIVE: Officers Give Harrowing Testimony Of Defending The Capitol On Jan. 6

Updated July 27, 2021 at 12:08 PM CST The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is holding its first meeting Tuesday. Four police officers are giving testimony about the physical and verbal assaults they faced responding the the riot that day. The four officers — Harry Dunn and Aquilino Gonell […]