U.S. Capitol Attack
The timeline of events and investigations around the U.S. Capitol attack on January 6, 2021

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November 30

Fallout after Oath Keepers leader found guilty of sedition

The verdict in the landmark Jan. 6 case found the far right militia founder guilty of seditious conspiracy.
November 30
VIDEO: Fallout after Oath Keepers leader found guilty of sedition
November 29
This artist sketch depicts the trial of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and four others charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 6, 2022. Shown above are, witness John Zimmerman, seated in the witness stand, defendant Thomas Caldwell, seated front row left, Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, seated second left with an eye patch, defendant Jessica Watkins, seated third from right, Kelly Meggs, seated second from right, and defendant Kenneth Harrelson, seated at right.
November 23

Oath Keepers trial: What to know as jury deliberations begin

Oath Keepers say there was no plot to disrupt the 2020 election certification.
November 23
This artist sketch depicts the trial of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and four others charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack, in Washington, D.C., Oct. 6, 2022. Shown above are, witness John Zimmerman, seated in the witness stand, defendant Thomas Caldwell, seated front row left, Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, seated second left with an eye patch, defendant Jessica Watkins, seated third from right, Kelly Meggs, seated second from right, and defendant Kenneth Harrelson, seated at right.
November 29

Jan. 6 committee to interview former Trump Secret Service agent Tony Ornato

Ornato might deny Trump lunged at the SUV wheel, sources said.
November 29
Anthony Ornato, Assistant Director, Office of Training for the United States Secret Service attends a campaign rally for U.S. President Donald Trump, Oct. 31, 2020, in Newtown, Pa.
November 28

Jury deliberations resume in Oath Keepers 1/6 sedition case

A federal jury has weighed seditious conspiracy charges against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates for a second day without reaching a verdict in a high-stakes trial stemming from the U.S. Capitol attack
November 28
Attorneys of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, James Lee Bright, left, and Phillip Linder, arrive at the Federal Courthouse during the Rhodes trial in Washington, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Jury deliberations are underway. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
November 23

Justice Department asks Mike Pence to sit for questioning in Jan. 6 probe

The former vice president would be a critical witness for prosecutors.
November 23
Former Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he speaks during a Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas on Nov. 18, 2022.
November 23

Montana man gets 3 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

A Montana man who was among the first people to illegally enter the U.S. Capitol while Congress was certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election has been sentenced to just over three years in prison
November 23
March 21

Former Trump personal assistant appears before Jan. 6 committee

Nick Luna served as Trump's body man in the West Wing.
March 21
President Donald Trump speaks to White House special assistant to the president Nick Luna, during a roundtable with governors on the reopening of America's small businesses, at the White House, June 18, 2020.
March 22

Judge renders split verdict for 'Cowboys for Trump' founder charged in Jan. 6 riot

Country commissioner Couy Griffin was convicted of entering restricted grounds.
March 22
Otero County, New Mexico Commissioner Couy Griffin stands outside the federal court after receiving a verdict in his trial, March 22, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
March 25

Ginni Thomas urged Mark Meadows to challenge election results, text messages show

Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, said "Stand firm!!!"
March 25
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sits with his wife and Virginia Thomas while he waits to speak at the Heritage Foundation, Oct. 21, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
March 28

Jan. 6 committee recommends Navarro, Scavino be held in contempt of Congress

The House could refer the matter to the DOJ for possible criminal charges.
March 28
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro holds his notes after a television interview at the White House, Oct. 12, 2020, in Washington.
March 28

Jan. 6 committee expected to request interview with Ginni Thomas

The conservative activist is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
March 28
In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, moderates a panel discussion titled "When did World War III Begin? Part A: Threats at Home" during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.
March 28

Judge finds Trump 'more likely than not' committed obstruction in election effort

The judge said Trump's former lawyer John Eastman must turn over documents.
March 28
In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally in Washington, D.C.
March 28

Jared Kushner expected to appear before Jan. 6 committee this week

Plans are for Kushner to appear virtually before the panel, say sources.
March 28
Jared Kushner listens during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, at the Newseum in Washington, Dec. 9, 2019.
March 28

Senate Judiciary chair says Justice Thomas should recuse himself from Jan. 6 cases

He said the committee will discuss possible action after Judge Jackson's vote.
March 28
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Dick Durbin listens during a committee business meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 28, 2022.
March 30

House Jan. 6 committee faces time crunch ahead of public hearings

Committee members hope to begin public hearings in May.
March 30
President Donald Trump speaks during a "Save America Rally" near the White House in Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 2021.
March 31

DOJ expands Jan. 6 probe to include planning of 'Save America' rally

Investigators are looking into the rally that preceded the Capitol attack.
March 31
President Donald Trump arrives at the "Stop The Steal" Rally, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
November 21

Jan. 6 sedition trial of Oath Keepers founder goes to jury

Hundreds of people have been convicted in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
November 21
November 19

Man gets jail for joining Capitol riot after Tinder date

A Delaware business owner has been sentenced to 30 days of incarceration for storming the U.S. Capitol after seeing the riot erupt on a Tinder date’s television and taking an Uber ride to join the mob’s attack
November 19
FILE - Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. Samuel Christopher Montoya, a Texas man described as a video editor for the conspiracy theory-promoting Infowars website, pleaded guilty on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, to storming the U.S. Capitol, where he captured footage of the scene where a police officer fatally shot a California woman who joined the mob's attack. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 17

Jan. 6 committee pushes back after Pence says he won't testify

The former vice president has been discussing the Capitol attack in interviews.
November 17
Former Vice President Mike Pence sits for an interview in New York, Nov. 16, 2022.