Lawyers: Arizona GOP chair pleaded Fifth to Jan. 6 panel
An attorney for the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol told a federal judge in Phoenix on Tuesday that Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward refused to answer the committee’s questions at a deposition.
Phone alerts responders after car hits tree, killing all 6
A passenger's cellphone automatically alerted responders after a car hit a tree early Sunday in a Nebraska crash that killed all six of its young occupants, authorities said. Five men in the Honda Accord died at the scene of the crash around 2:15 a.m. in Lincoln, about 3 miles east of the state Capitol, police said. “This is the worst crash in Lincoln in recent memory,” Lincoln Police Assistant Chief Michon Morrow said.news.yahoo.com
Tracy: Scientists increasingly believe climate change is making hurricanes stronger and more destructive
CBS News senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy discusses how warmer water is causing more deadly and destructive hurricanes – and whether there should be rebuilding along the coast.news.yahoo.com
Capitol rioter, a ‘one man wrecking ball,' gets 7-year term
An Iowa man who admitted to taking part in the assault of a police officer as part of his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday after the judge called him one of the most serious offenders on that day.
Brooklyn man identified as Capitol rioter who reportedly received phone call from White House on Jan. 6
NEW YORK — A Brooklyn man who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been identified as the recipient of a mysterious nine-second phone call from the White House placed during the riot. Anton Lunyk, 26, of Midwood, Brooklyn, admitted joining the attack with two buddies and is the owner of the phone to which someone at the White House briefly called during the riot, CNN reported Monday. The mystery ...news.yahoo.com
Trial opens for QAnon follower who chased officer at Capitol
An Iowa man who was part of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol believed a conspiracy theory that law enforcement officers would be arresting “all the corrupt politicians” that day, starting with then-Vice President Mike Pence, a defense attorney told jurors Tuesday. Doug Jensen wore a shirt bearing the letter “Q” to express his adherence to the QAnon conspiracy theory when he joined the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. A viral video recorded by a reporter's cellphone showed Jensen running after a Capitol Police officer who was retreating from a crowd of rioters up a flight of stairs.news.yahoo.com
GOP senators led by Graham slam Trump Jan. 6 pardon promise
Former President Trump’s promise to grant pardons to the rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is running into strong opposition from Senate Republicans. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of Trump’s closest allies, told The Hill that granting pardons to Jan. 6 protesters is “a bad idea.” “Pardons are given to people…news.yahoo.com
Judge grants Trump's request for special master
Asssociated Press reporter Eric Tucker explains how the recent appointment of a special master has changed the trajectory of the investigation into classified documents seized from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in August.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 panel asks former Speaker Gingrich for information
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is seeking information from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich about his communications with senior advisers to then-President Donald Trump in the days leading up to the 2021 attack on the Capitol.
Trump says he will ‘look very favorably’ at pardons, apologies for Jan. 6 rioters if elected
Former President Trump said he would be looking “very seriously” into full pardons for those charged in connection with storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, if he decides to run for a second term and wins the 2024 presidential election. In an interview with conservative radio host Wendy Bell on Thursday, Trump further stated that he would consider…news.yahoo.com
Trump says he's 'financially supporting' January 6 defendants and will look 'very favorably' about full pardons if he wins the 2024 election
"It's a disgrace what they've done to them," Trump said, referring to sweeping Justice Department and FBI investigations of the deadly insurrection.news.yahoo.com
Feds Arrest Oath Keepers Leader Who Tried to Overturn Election Using ‘Lord of the Rings’
Shelby Tauber/ReutersKellye SoRelle, a member of Lawyers for Trump and interim leader of the far-right Oath Keepers militia, was arrested Thursday morning on conspiracy charges related to the Capitol riot, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C. SoRelle, who attempted to sue every member of Congress, every governor, and every secretary of state in a lawsuit that justified overturning the election using Lord of the Rings logic, was arrested in Junction, Texas. She is expected to appear lnews.yahoo.com
Biden lays out "Safer America Plan" to combat crime and gun violence
President Biden announced a new proposal aimed at reducing crime and gun violence during a trip to Pennsylvania Tuesday. His trip to the swing state comes roughly two months ahead of November's midterm elections. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes has more on the president's speech.news.yahoo.com
Pompeo talks to 1/6 panel, Mastriano cuts own meeting short
The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection has interviewed former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and met briefly with Pennsylvania’s Republican nominee for governor Doug Mastriano as it probes Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Oklahoma-based tribes say followed rules on Freedmen rights
Leaders and representatives of five Oklahoma-based tribes have told a U.S. Senate committee they have followed treaties and court rulings regarding the citizenship of Freedmen and that the federal government should respect their sovereignty.
Immigrant Capitol Police Officer still deals with pain
A Capitol Police Sergeant born in the Dominican Republic says that it is a pity that an immigrant like him denounces the assault carried out by thousands of supporters of former President Donald Trump on Jan. 6 2021 while politicians and others born in the United States remain silent.