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Mob Incited by Trump Storms Capitol

The pro-Trump mob took over the presiding officer’s chair in the Senate, the offices of the House speaker and the Senate dais, where one yelled, “Trump won that election.”

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Transcript: Brad Smith's remarks at an employee meeting Thursday - Microsoft On the Issues
Editor’s note: Given media reports about what was discussed at an employee meeting Jan. 21, we wanted to share the full transcript of Microsoft President Brad Smith’s remarks. BRAD SMITH: Thank you, and it’s obviously an important question. I don’t want to repeat, but I do want to build upon what Satya said. You know,...
cover Politics Jan 22, 2021, Friday
Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting AG - The New York Times
Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist.
cover Politics Jan 22, 2021, Friday
Microsoft President Brad Smith defends MSPAC to employees
Brad Smith said because Microsoft has contributed to campaigns, representatives can attend events, and that can result in a willingness to work with Microsoft.
cover Politics Jan 22, 2021, Friday
Garret Miller, Man Who Posted Selfie at Capitol Riot 'to Incriminate Myself a Little,' Arrested
Garret Miller told a social media commenter during the Capitol riot that he and others had "stormed" the Capitol building.
cover Politics Jan 22, 2021, Friday
Jenna Ryan, who flew on a private jet to the Capitol, requests donations for legal fees - The Washington Post
The Texas real estate agent claimed she had raised $1,000 for legal fees before her PayPal account was closed.
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Jan 19, 2021, Tue News Jan 19, 2021, Tuesday
Self-styled militia members planned Capitol storming in advance of Jan. 6 - The Washington Post
Individuals communicated in real time as they breached the building, talking about hunting for lawmakers to make “citizens’ arrests,” according to new unsealed charges.
cover Politics Jan 19, 2021, Tuesday
Woman who allegedly stole laptop from Pelosi's office to sell to Russia is arrested
She's charged with illegally entering the Capitol as well as violent entry and disorderly conduct.
cover Media Jan 19, 2021, Tuesday
Twitter and YouTube Banned Steve Bannon. Apple Still Gives Him Millions of Listeners. — ProPublica
Steve Bannon broadcasts election denialism and apocalyptic calls to action several times a day via Apple’s podcast app. He’s not the only one using the platform to spread claims that became a rallying cry of the mob that threatened the Capitol.
cover Bussiness Jan 19, 2021, Tuesday
These companies have pulled funding for election-objecting Republican lawmakers - The Washington Post
Ten companies have taken no action to cut off donations to the campaign funds of lawmakers who objected to certifying the presidential election.
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FBI investigating whether woman stole laptop from Pelosi's office to sell it to Russia - POLITICO
The Pennsylvania woman was seen in footage near Pelosi's office Jan. 6.
cover Politics Jan 17, 2021, Sunday
How did rioters breach the U.S. Capitol on January 6? - 60 Minutes - CBS News
Bill Whitaker speaks with one of the three law enforcement officials who resigned in the wake of the attack on the Capitol, and reports on the threat behind what one expert says "may have been the most predictable terrorist incident in modern American history."
cover Politics Jan 17, 2021, Sunday
Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol,...
cover Politics Jan 17, 2021, Sunday
Schiff says 'massive intelligence and security failure' led to Capitol breach | TheHill
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday blamed a "massive intelligence and security failure" for the seizure of the U.S.
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These 10 Billionaires Went All-In Trying to Get Donald Trump Reelected – Mother Jones
Meet the top individual financiers of the "Coup Caucus"
cover Politics Jan 15, 2021, Friday
Proud Boys Intended To Kill Mike Pence and Nancy Pelosi, FBI Witness Says
A group allegedly involved in the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol last week, including at least one self-proclaimed member of the Proud Boys, said that "they would have killed [Vice President] Mike Pence if given the chance," according to an FBI witness.
cover Politics Jan 15, 2021, Friday
Pelosi says any lawmaker who helped insurrectionists could face criminal prosecution - POLITICO
The speaker also wouldn't comment on when she would transmit the article of impeachment to the Senate.
cover Politics Jan 15, 2021, Friday
New Video Details Tense Moments as Capitol Mob Sought Out Lawmakers — ProPublica
New video, found in an archive of data uploaded to Parler, includes a fresh look at the mob’s confrontation with Eugene Goodman, the officer credited for luring rioters away from senators during the early moments of the Capitol riot.
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“No One Took Us Seriously”: Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers for Years — ProPublica
Allegations of racism against the Capitol Police are nothing new: Over 250 Black cops have sued the department since 2001. Some of those former officers now say it’s no surprise white nationalists were able to storm the building.
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Utah activist who provided video of deadly D.C. riot to investigators arrested | ABC4 Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A Utah activist is facing charges for his alleged involvement in the deadly U.S. Capitol protest last week. The Tooele County Sheriff’s Office tells ABC4’s…
cover Politics Jan 14, 2021, Thursday
D.C. police detail their fight to defend the Capitol against pro-Trump mob - The Washington Post
D.C. officers describe being battered by flagpoles, beaten with their own clubs and choked by bear spray as they fought to defend the U.S. Capitol
cover Politics Jan 14, 2021, Thursday
How the Mercers Funded Election Unrest
The billionaire Republican megadonors have funded numerous organizations now peddling baseless claims about the 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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Report: Corporate and Trade Association PACs Gave $170 million to Lawmakers Who Voted to Disenfranchise Voters - 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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Texas AG Ken Paxton doesn't join peers in letters condemning Capitol riot | The Texas Tribune
Paxton has individually condemned the violence on television and social media while falsely claiming the pro-Trump mob that invaded the U.S. Capitol was infiltrated by liberal antifa activists.
cover Politics Jan 13, 2021, Wednesday
Days After Insurrection, House Republicans Are Furious... About Metal Detectors | HuffPost
At best, the lawmakers are embarrassingly entitled. At worst, they're sneaking weapons onto the House floor and terrifying colleagues.
cover Politics Jan 13, 2021, Wednesday
Report: Companies donated $170M to GOP election objectors
WASHINGTON (AP) — Corporations and industry groups have donated at least $170 million in recent years to Republicans who rejected President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump,...
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Dems demand details of ‘suspicious’ Capitol visitors day before attack - POLITICO
Mikie Sherrill first raised alarms that some members of Congress may have provided "reconnaissance" tours to would-be insurrectionists.
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Mikie Sherrill said other reps helped group case Capitol before raid
Rep. Mikie Sherrill has claimed she saw congressional colleagues lead groups on "reconnaissance" surveys of the Capitol ahead of the Jan. 6 riot.
cover Bussiness Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Professional Bank Will Cut Ties With Trump – Mother Jones
"Professional Bank has decided not to engage in any further business with the Trump Organization."
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
House Approves 25th Amendment Resolution Against Trump, Pence Says He Won't Invoke
The House of Representatives approved (223-205) a symbolic resolution urging Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment against President Trump, after the president's No. 2 has expressed that he would not exercise that option. Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Chamber of Commerce Calls Trump’s Conduct ‘Inexcusable’ and Vows to Curb Certain Donations - The New York Times
The nation’s largest business lobbying group condemned President Trump’s conduct and said lawmakers who backed his efforts to discredit the election would no longer receive its financial backing.
cover Bussiness Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
PayPal ditches crowdfunding site used by Proud Boys - CNN
PayPal is cutting ties with Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo following the January 6 US Capitol siege.
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin and FBI provide update on Capital attack charges - YouTube
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cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Facebook Removes 'Stop The Steal' Content; Twitter Suspends QAnon Accounts : Insurrection At The Capitol: Live Updates : NPR
Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts spreading the QAnon conspiracy theory since Friday. Facebook is removing content with the phrase "stop the steal."
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Joint Chiefs Remind U.S. Forces That They Defend The Constitution : Insurrection At The Capitol: Live Updates : NPR
The Joint Chiefs of Staff issued a message noting that violence isn't covered by free speech, and the breach of the U.S. Capitol was an assault on the government.
cover Law Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
What we know about the people arrested after the Capitol riots
Some of the people who were arrested recorded themselves committing the acts for which they are being charged.
cover Bussiness Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Airbnb bans Capitol rioters, hate groups for D.C. inauguration - Los Angeles Times
Airbnb is reviewing reservations in the Washington, D.C., area ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration to block rioters and hate groups.
cover Politics Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Capitol Police leadership vacuum comes at vulnerable time - Roll Call
The Capitol Police has a leadership vacuum at a time when the Capitol is under threat and having to coordinate on security for Inauguration Day.
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Twitter has suspended 70,000 QAnon accounts since U.S. Capitol riot
Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts associated with the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory.
cover Politics Jan 11, 2021, Monday
Washington Tense as DHS Chief Quits, FBI Warns of Armed Protests - Bloomberg
The abrupt resignation of Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf added to the mounting tension in Washington ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week, with thousands of National Guard troops set to be deployed and the FBI warning of armed protests in all 50 state capitals.
cover Politics Jan 11, 2021, Monday
Inside the Alt-Right Meltdown After Failed Capitol Putsch
Alt-right white supremacists are accusing each other of being feds and pushing for more terror.
cover Politics Jan 11, 2021, Monday
How Republicans Fanned the Flames Before US Capitol Building Riot - The New York Times
A “1776 moment”: Several of the president’s closest allies in Congress used bellicose language to urge their supporters to attend the Jan. 6 rally that turned into a deadly riot.
cover Politics Jan 11, 2021, Monday
An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand After US Capitol Attack - The New York Times
Companies and institutions are shunning President Trump and some associates after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The Trump family business, built on luxury hospitality, is contemplating a reinvention.
cover Politics Jan 11, 2021, Monday
Congress Can Expel Members Who Supported Riot
If members of the House and Senate are upset that some of their colleagues supported and encouraged the violent mob that stormed the Capitol last week, They can kick them out.
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We Should Know Exactly Who Funded Last Week’s Right-Wing Riot
Last week’s right-wing riot at the Capitol was egged on by politicians and organizations that have received substantial dark-money funding from corporate interests. It's past time to enact reforms to end the era of dark money — and find out who exactly is bankrolling the anti-democratic far right.
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No, We Do Not Need New Anti-Terrorism Laws to Combat Right-Wing Extremists | The Nation
In the wake of the storming of the Capitol, many people have begun calling to expand the War on Terror. This would be a grave error.
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Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National Guard - The Washington Post
Even as rioters violently overran his forces, Steven Sund said in an exclusive interview, the sergeants at arms for the House and Senate took more than an hour to approve his request.
cover Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Reps. Andy Biggs & Paul Gosar(R-AZ) , Mo Brooks(R-AL) implicated in Capitol insurrection
Activist Ali Alexander says he, Biggs, Gosar and Mo Brooks from Alabama, “schemed up putting maximum pressure on congress while they were voting...”
cover Law Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Cops From All Over the Country Were in D.C. During Coup Attempt
Several police departments across the country have opened investigations into cops among their ranks to find out if they were involved in the siege on the U.S. Capitol on Washington, D.C. on January 6th. Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
FBI, NYPD told Capitol Police about possibility of violence before riot, senior officials say
The FBI visited more than a dozen extremists before the rally last week to urge them not to travel to D.C., senior law enforcement officials said.
cover Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Stripe Stops Processing Payments for Trump Campaign Website - WSJ
The financial-technology company is cutting off the president’s campaign account for violating its policies against encouraging violence.
cover Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Nancy Pelosi Outlines Plan to Remove Trump – Mother Jones
“In protecting our Constitution and our Democracy, we will act with urgency, because this President represents an imminent threat to both,”
cover Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Pelosi Statement on the Passing of Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood | Speaker Nancy Pelosi
“On behalf of the House of Representatives, I send deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Officer Howard Liebengood.
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Boise man who stormed U.S. Capitol building: 'I got caught up in the moment'
CBS2 News has been in contact with Colt and received the following statement: “I love America, I love the people, I didn’t hurt anyone and I didn’t cause any damage in the Chamber. I got caught up in the moment and when I saw the door to to the Chamber open, I walked in, hopped down, and sat on the chair. I said my peace then I helped a gentlemen get to safety that was injured then left. Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
Nashville Man Photographed With Zip Ties In Capitol Invasion Arrested On Federal Charge | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio
FBI agents arrested a man in Nashville on Sunday for helping lead the mob that invaded the U.S. Capitol last week. Eric Gavelek Munchel, 30, is charged with unlawful entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, according to a statement from the U.S. Justice Department. The cases against the insurrectionists are being prosecuted by the […]
cover Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
QAnon congresswoman faces calls for arrest after live-tweeting Nancy Pelosi's location to rioters - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), a gun-toting supporter of the QAnon movement, is facing backlash after she was accused of live-tweeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) location during the attack on Capitol Hill last week.Boebert shared the tweet soon after President Donald Trump's supporters stormed...
cover Politics Jan 10, 2021, Sunday
After Capitol siege, majority of Americans say Trump should be removed from office before term ends: POLL - ABC News
Trump has just 10 days left in office.
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Capitol Rioter Seen in Horned Hat, Carrying Spear Arrested: US Attorney – NBC4 Washington
Jacob Anthony Chansley, a longtime QAnon supporter from Arizona known as Jake Angeli, was arrested Saturday Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
West Virginia lawmaker resigns after being charged for filming himself at Capitol siege - ABC News
A West Virginia state Republican lawmaker who was arrested after filming himself inside the U.S. Capitol during Wednesday's violent siege has resigned.
cover Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
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.
cover Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
Pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill was even worse than it looked on live TV - CNN
It's becoming clear that as heinous as the Capitol Hill riot looked in real time, on live TV and in our social feeds, it was even more violent, more treacherous, and Trump's behavior was even more disturbing.
cover Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
Rioters Were Looking to Hurt Pelosi, 'Hang Mike Pence' in Capitol Siege
Hearing it straight from the horse's mouth leaves no doubt.
cover Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
Members of Several Well-Known Hate Groups Identified at Capitol Riot
A ProPublica-FRONTLINE review of the insurrection found several noted hardcore nativists and white nationalists who also participated in the 2017 white power rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
FBI: Des Moines man faces five federal charges in Capitol attack |
Douglas Jensen was arrested by the FBI early Saturday and is in U.S. Marshals Service custody.
cover Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
Ashli Babbitt’s journey to the Capitol, where the Trump and QAnon supporter was fatally shot by police - The Washington Post
The 35-year-old veteran once supported Barack Obama, she said on Twitter. But that was before she became a devoted follower of Donald Trump and QAnon.
cover Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
These Black Capitol Police Officers Describe Fighting Off "Racist Ass Terrorists"
Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day. Politics Jan 09, 2021, Saturday
GOP senator: Trump 'committed impeachable offenses' | TheHill
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), who has played a leading role in opposing efforts to throw out the results of the 2020 election, on Saturday said President Trump has “committed impeachable offenses.”