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September 26, 2022, 6:25 PM

Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena

Wisconsin’s Assembly leader was subpoenaed to testify before the House committee
September 26, 2022, 6:25 PM
September 26, 2022, 4:12 PM

Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping': Schiff

Ahead of the House Jan. 6 committee's next hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come.
September 26, 2022, 4:12 PM
Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping': Schiff
September 26, 2022, 10:57 AM

Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping,' Schiff says, as committee weighs criminal referral

Ahead of the House Jan. 6 committee's next hearing, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, members on Sunday offered a small preview of what is to come
September 26, 2022, 10:57 AM
Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping' as members weigh criminal referral: Schiff
September 24, 2022, 4:26 PM

'Fighting fit': Trial to show Oath Keepers' road to Jan. 6

It’s been a long road to the upcoming Capitol riot trial of the group's leader.
September 24, 2022, 4:26 PM
September 23, 2022, 4:35 PM

House Jan. 6 committee plans to show new footage, testimony in final hearing

Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson announced the final hearing in the investigation of the January 2021 attack on the Capitol will feature “substantial footage” of the riot and significant testimony.
September 23, 2022, 4:35 PM
House Jan. 6 committee plans to show new footage, testimony in final hearing
September 22, 2022, 12:41 PM

Ginni Thomas to speak with Jan. 6 committee

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to voluntarily speak with the House Jan. 6 committee, according to her lawyer.
September 22, 2022, 12:41 PM
Ginni Thomas to speak with Jan. 6 committee
September 22, 2022, 10:29 AM

Ginni Thomas to speak with Jan. 6 committee, claims 'misconceptions' about her role in 2020 election

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to voluntarily speak with the House Jan. 6 committee, according to her lawyer
September 22, 2022, 10:29 AM
Ginni Thomas to speak with Jan. 6 committee, claims 'misconceptions' about 2020 role
September 22, 2022, 12:11 AM

Jan. 6 committee wants to hear from Ginni Thomas after email revelations

An avid Trump backer, she is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
September 22, 2022, 12:11 AM
Jan. 6 committee wants to hear from Ginni Thomas after email revelations
September 21, 2022, 12:08 PM

House Jan. 6 committee chairman confirms date for the likely final hearing

The House Jan. 6 committee will hold its next public hearing on Sept. 28, the group's chairman said Tuesday
September 21, 2022, 12:08 PM
House Jan. 6 committee chairman confirms date for the likely final hearing
September 19, 2022, 8:01 PM

Top Jan. 6 committee members propose reforms to 1887 Electoral Count Act

Jan. 6 committee members Reps. Liz Cheney and Zoe Lofgren propose changes to 1887 Electoral Count Act to prevent another attack on the Capitol.
September 19, 2022, 8:01 PM
Top Jan. 6 committee members propose reforms to 1887 Electoral Count Act
September 18, 2022, 5:02 PM

Pence Jan. 6 testimony would prompt 'severe Constitutional questions': Marc Short

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on "This Week."
September 18, 2022, 5:02 PM
Pence Jan. 6 testimony would prompt 'severe Constitutional questions': Marc Short
September 16, 2022, 7:52 PM

Michigan man gets 5 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

A Michigan man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack by a mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory
September 16, 2022, 7:52 PM
September 16, 2022, 1:29 PM

Jan. 6 rioter wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt sentenced

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Robert Packer, a Jan. 6 rioter captured in photos wearing a "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt, to 75 days in prison.
September 16, 2022, 1:29 PM
Jan. 6 rioter wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt sentenced to 75 days in prison
September 15, 2022, 7:07 PM

Rioter who wore 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt gets jail term

A Virginia man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing an antisemitic “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt over a Nazi-themed shirt has been sentenced to 75 days of imprisonment
September 15, 2022, 7:07 PM
September 14, 2022, 6:13 PM

What we've learned from the Jan. 6 committee hearings

The panel has held a series of eight hearings laying out what it called a "sophisticated, seven-part plan" by Trump to illegally remain in power.
September 14, 2022, 6:13 PM
New details about the U.S. Capitol attack revealed in the Jan. 6 hearings
September 14, 2022, 6:12 PM

Jan. 6 committee highlighted officials from Pence on down who resisted Trump's 2020 demands

Trump's effort to overturn his 2020 election loss was unsuccessful in large part thanks to a handful of people who resisted his demands, the House Jan. 6 committee said
September 14, 2022, 6:12 PM
Jan. 6 committee highlighted officials from Pence on down who resisted Trump in 2020
September 13, 2022, 10:35 AM

Roughly 40 subpoenas recently issued in DOJ's Jan. 6 probe

About 40 subpoenas were issued by the Justice Department last week as part of its criminal probe into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, sources tell ABC News.
September 13, 2022, 10:35 AM
Roughly 40 subpoenas recently issued in DOJ's Jan. 6 probe
September 10, 2022, 1:40 AM

Illinois man pleads guilty to felonies in 2021 Capitol riot

Federal prosecutors say a central Illinois man pleaded guilty Friday to felony charges for assaulting a law enforcement officer and a member of the news media during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol
September 10, 2022, 1:40 AM
Illinois man pleads guilty to felonies in 2021 Capitol riot
September 8, 2022, 2:49 PM

Judge removes local official for engaging in Jan. 6 'insurrection'

Some experts say it could be precedent for barring Donald Trump from office.
September 8, 2022, 2:49 PM
Judge removes local official for engaging in Jan. 6 'insurrection'
September 8, 2022, 11:57 AM

Trump aide subpoenaed, FBI seeks interview related to Jan. 6 investigations: Sources

The FBI sought to interview Trump adviser William Russell related to investigations into the events leading up to and on Jan. 6, 2021, sources familiar said.
September 8, 2022, 11:57 AM
Trump aide subpoenaed, FBI seeks interview related to Jan. 6 investigations: Sources
September 8, 2022, 12:09 AM

Judge nixes Oath Keepers leader's bid to delay Jan. 6 trial

The high-profile seditious conspiracy trial for the leader of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group will begin later his month after a judge rejected a last-minute bid by Stewart Rhodes to replace his lawyers and delay his Capitol riot case
September 8, 2022, 12:09 AM
September 2, 2022, 6:21 AM

Former NYPD officer sentenced to 10 years for Jan. 6 riot

A former NYPD officer has been sentenced to 10 years for charges related to the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol which is the longest sentence yet.
September 2, 2022, 6:21 AM
Former NYPD officer sentenced to 10 years for Jan. 6 riot
September 2, 2022, 2:14 AM

Former NYPD officer Thomas Webster sentenced to 10 years for storming Capitol on Jan. 6

A federal judge has sentenced former New York Police Department officer Thomas Webster to 10 years in prison for assaulting officers outside the Capitol.
September 2, 2022, 2:14 AM
Former NYPD officer sentenced to 10 years for storming Capitol on Jan. 6
1 month ago

Jan. 6 committee requests information and records from Newt Gingrich

The House panel investigating the insurrection asked former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for information about his conversations with former President Donald Trump's team.
1 month ago
Jan. 6 committee requests information and records from Newt Gingrich
1 month ago

Former Trump White House lawyers to testify before grand jury Friday

Pat Cipollone and Pat Philbin are expected to appear before a grand jury in the investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection, a source close to the matter tells ABC News.
1 month ago
Former Trump White House lawyers to testify before grand jury Friday
1 month ago

Oath Keepers' lawyer arrested in connection with Jan. 6

A lawyer for the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group has been charged with conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021 attack at the U.S. Capitol
1 month ago
1 month ago

Cipollone, Philbin expected to appear Friday before federal grand jury probing Jan. 6: Sources

Former top Trump White House lawyers Pat Cipollone and Pat Philbin are expected to appear Friday before a grand jury probing the events surrounding Jan. 6, sources say.
1 month ago
Cipollone, Philbin expected to appear Friday before Jan. 6 grand jury: Sources
1 month ago

Intelligence officials assessing national security risk from documents found at Mar-a-Lago

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines confirmed the review to two House committee chairs.
1 month ago
Intelligence officials assessing national security risk from Trump documents
1 month ago

Judge plans to appoint special master in Trump records case

A federal judge has told the DOJ  to provide her with more specific information.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Pa. man who attacked police on Jan. 6 gets 46-month sentence

A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for attacking a police officer with a Donald Trump flag during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot
1 month ago
Pa. man who attacked police on Jan. 6 gets 46-month sentence
1 month ago

Liz Cheney on stopping Trump, Pence testifying on Jan. 6: 'This Week' exclusive

GOP Rep. Liz Cheney told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl that she has no regrets about her political career including her primary election loss in Wyoming on Tuesday.
1 month ago
Liz Cheney on stopping Trump, Pence testifying on Jan. 6: 'This Week' exclusive
1 month ago

Liz Cheney to ABC News on Pence testifying: 'I would hope that he will do that'

Liz Cheney said she hopes former Vice President Mike Pence testifies before the Jan. 6 select committee in the near future and that conversations are still ongoing.
1 month ago
Liz Cheney to ABC News on Pence testifying: 'I would hope that he will do that'
1 month ago

Mike Pence speaks out on Mar-a-Lago search

Former Vice President Mike Pence said he was troubled by the execution of the search warrant on former President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago home.
1 month ago
Mike Pence speaks out on Mar-a-Lago search
1 month ago

Cheney on Pence testifying: 'I would hope that he will do that'

Rep. Liz Cheney told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl that she still hopes former Vice President Mike Pence testifies before the Jan. 6 committee during an exclusive interview set to air Sunday.
1 month ago
Cheney on Pence testifying: 'I would hope that he will do that'
1 month ago

Pence says he'd consider testifying before Jan. 6 committee if asked

Committee investigators have for months been privately engaging with Pence’s lawyer about securing his potential testimony, sources have told ABC News.
1 month ago
Pence, in another blow to Trump, says he'd consider testifying before Jan. 6 panel
1 month ago

Committee chairs threaten DHS inspector general with subpoena over missing Secret Service texts

Congressional committees on Tuesday accused the DHS inspector general of delaying answers on missing Secret Service texts, hint at subpoena to force compliance.
1 month ago
Committee chairs threaten DHS IG with subpoena over missing Secret Service texts
1 month ago

DHS watchdog rebuffs lawmakers on Secret Service testimony

The Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general has refused congressional requests for documents and staff testimony about the erasure of Secret Service communication related to the Jan. 6, 2021 attack at the Capitol
1 month ago
Democrats press for Secret Service records, hint at subpoena
1 month ago

Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes

Some are using it as a platform to drum up cash or promote business endeavors.
1 month ago
2 months ago

Watchdog felt it faced delays monitoring DHS, Secret Service texts -- but never sent notice to Congress

Documents show the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (OIG)'s legal office went so far as approving a draft notice to Congress
2 months ago
Watchdog had prepped notice of delays it faced monitoring DHS, Secret Service texts
2 months ago

Ex-police officer gets 7-plus years in prison in Jan. 6 case

An off-duty Virginia police officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, with a fellow officer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison
2 months ago
Ex-police officer gets 7-plus years in prison in Jan. 6 case
2 months ago

Feds ask probation for ex-police officer who stormed Capitol

Federal prosecutors are recommending a sentence of six months' probation for a former Virginia police officer who pleaded guilty to storming the U.S. Capitol with another off-duty officer
2 months ago
2 months ago

Republicans speak out against FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Many Republicans spoke out against the FBI executing a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
2 months ago
Republicans speak out against FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
2 months ago

Trump calls FBI search 'unannounced raid on my home'

Sources said the FBI’s search warrant was approved by a federal judge in relation to an investigation into former President Donald Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified information.
2 months ago
Trump calls FBI search 'unannounced raid on my home'
2 months ago

FBI searches Trumps’s Mar-A-Lago estate

ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl discusses the details of the FBI search, and the documents former President Donald Trump allegedly removed from the White House.
2 months ago
FBI searches Trumps’s Mar-A-Lago estate
2 months ago

Trump says home was 'under siege' as the FBI executes a search warrant

Richard Frankel, ABC News contributor and former FBI special agent in charge, and investigative reporter Katherine Faulders discuss the latest on the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
2 months ago
Trump says home was 'under siege' as the FBI executes a search warrant
2 months ago

Mike Pompeo, Doug Mastriano being interviewed by Jan. 6 committee: Sources

The House Jan. 6 committee was expected Tuesday to interview former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pennsylvania gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano, sources said
2 months ago
Mike Pompeo, Doug Mastriano being interviewed by Jan. 6 committee: Sources
2 months ago

Secret Service hands agents' phone numbers to Jan. 6 committee: Sources

The agency has given the committee a list of personal cell phone numbers belonging to agents based in D.C. for the period the panel is probing, sources familiar said.
2 months ago
Secret Service hands agents' phone numbers to Jan. 6 committee: Sources
2 months ago

Feds seek 8-year prison term for officer who stormed Capitol

The sentence would be the longest among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.
2 months ago
Feds seek 8-year prison term for officer who stormed Capitol
2 months ago

Not prosecuting Trump for Jan. 6 would fuel a 'much graver threat,' Liz Cheney says

The DOJ shouldn't avoid prosecuting Trump in relation to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack if a prosecution is warranted, Rep. Liz Cheney said in an interview on "This Week"
2 months ago
Not prosecuting Trump for Jan. 6 would fuel a 'much graver threat,' Liz Cheney says
2 months ago

Dick Cheney defends daughter Liz, slams Trump, in new primary ad

Former Vice President Dick Cheney defends his daughter, Rep. Liz Cheney, in a new primary ad as she faces a Trump-backed challenger in Wyoming's primary on Aug. 16.
2 months ago
Dick Cheney defends daughter Liz, slams Trump, in new primary ad