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

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June 12

Trump to visit Capitol Hill for 1st time since Jan. 6 attacks

Former President Donald Trump will meet with House and Senate Republicans on the Hill to discuss the upcoming election and plans for 2025.
June 12
VIDEO: Trump to visit Capitol Hill for 1st time since Jan. 6 attacks
June 05

Retired NASCAR driver and son arrested for alleged assaults on police during Jan. 6

Retired NASCAR driver Tighe Scott and his son Jarret Scott face two felony offenses each for alleged assaults during the Jan. 6th riot.
June 05
Retired NASCAR driver Tighe Scott and his son Jarret Scott face two felony offenses each for alleged assaults on police during the Jan. 6th riots.
June 05

Retired NASCAR driver, son arrested for alleged assaults on police during Jan. 6 riot

Tighe Scott and his son Jarret Scott face two felony offenses each.
June 05
Tighe Scott of Pen Argyle, PA, made his NASCAR Cup debut at Talladega Super speedway driving this Chevrolet for car owner Walter Ballard in the Winston 500, finishing in 17th position, May 2 1976.
May 29

Justice Alito declines to recuse himself from cases connected to Jan. 6

Justice Samuel Alito has declined Democrats' requests for his recusal from cases related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack and the 2020 election after controversy over flags flown at his residences.
May 29
VIDEO: Justice Alito declines to recuse himself from cases connected to Jan. 6
May 29

Justice Alito refuses to recuse himself from cases related to Jan. 6 attack

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito rejects calls to recuse himself from cases related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. ABC News’ Terry Moran reports.
May 29
VIDEO: Justice Alito refuses to recuse himself from cases related to Jan. 6 attack
May 28

Robert De Niro, former police officers slam Trump outside New York hush money trial

De Niro and the officers spoke at a Biden campaign event.
May 28
Actor Robert De Niro speaks in support of President Joe Biden outside of Manhattan Criminal Court as former President and Donald Trump attends his criminal trial in New York City, May 28, 2024.
May 14

Officer in Situation Room on Jan. 6 speaks out

ABC News talks with Mike Stiegler, who was present as government officials navigated the chaos taking place at the Capitol.
May 14
VIDEO: Officer in Situation Room on Jan. 6 speaks out
May 10

Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress conviction upheld by appeals court

Bannon's four-month jail sentence had been on hold pending appeal.
May 10
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon arrives at the U.S. District Courthouse for his trial for contempt of Congress, on July 19, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
May 03

Former official charged for falsely accusing others of joining Jan. 6 riot

Miguel Zapata was taken into custody Thursday.
May 03
In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trumps supporters gather outside the Capitol building in Washington D.C.
April 30

'Surprising' and 'disturbing': Legal experts react to SCOTUS on Trump immunity case

Experts said whatever the court decides, it is likely to be divided.
April 30
This artist sketch depicts Michael Dreeben, counselor to Special Counsel Jack Smith as he argues before the Supreme Court in Washington, Apr. 25, 2024.
April 18

Judge rejects Trump effort to pause Jan. 6 civil lawsuits while criminal case ongoing

The suits seek to hold Trump accountable for his actions leading up to Jan. 6.
April 18
Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump attends the 2024 Senior Club Championship award ceremony at his Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., March 24, 2024.
April 16

SCOTUS appears divided on case that could upend felony charges against Jan. 6 rioters

The justices will decide whether prosecutors improperly charged dozens.
April 16
The US Supreme Court in Washington on June 29, 2023.
April 16

Supreme Court appears split on case that could affect Jan. 6 rioters’ charges

The Supreme Court appears divided on a case that could impact felony charges against Jan. 6 rioters and former President Donald Trump.
April 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court appears split on case that could affect Jan. 6 rioters’ charges
April 16

Supreme Court justices seem skeptical of law used for Jan. 6 prosecutions

The court also allowed Idaho to enforce a ban on gender-affirming care for minors.
April 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court justices seem skeptical of law used for Jan. 6 prosecutions
April 16

Supreme Court hears case related to felony charges for Capitol riot

Over 300 people, including former President Donald Trump, face felony obstruction charges in connection to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
April 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court hears case related to felony charges for Capitol riot
April 14

Sununu now says Trump shouldn't drop out if convicted but stands by past criticism

"For me, it's not solely about him," the New Hampshire governor said.
April 14
In this April 25, 2023, file photo, Chris Sununu speaks onstage at the 2023 TIME100 Summit at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.
April 09

RFK Jr. says he 'made a mistake' after Jan. 6 comments

He had falsely claimed the pro-Trump mob at the Capitol "carried no weapons."
April 09
Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a campaign event in Oakland, CA, March 26, 2024.
April 03

Jan. 6 rioter who led crowd in attacking police sentenced to over 7 years in prison

Taylor James Johnatakis led rioters in attacking police outside the Capitol.
April 03
This image from police body-worn camera video, contained and annotated in the Justice Department's government's sentencing memorandum supporting the sentencing of Taylor James Johnatakis, shows Johnatakis at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
March 19

Trump praises Jan. 6 'hostages' ahead of primaries

Trump is ramping up the rhetoric on the campaign trail.
March 19
VIDEO: Trump praises Jan. 6 'hostages' ahead of primaries
March 19

Trump claims Liz Cheney and Jan. 6 committee should be jailed

The former president is calling for Liz Cheney and other members of the House Jan. 6 committee to be jailed and also said liberal Jews "hate" their religion and Israel.
March 19
The former president is calling for Liz Cheney and other members of the House Jan. 6 committee to be jailed and also said liberal Jews "hate" their religion and Israel.