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February 11, 2024 at 5:22 PM

Georgia's GOP governor says Trump shouldn't get presidential immunity: 'No one is above the law'

Trump isn't "above the law" and shouldn't be granted presidential immunity, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said on Sunday
February 11, 2024 at 5:22 PM
Georgia's GOP governor says Trump shouldn't get immunity: 'No one is above the law'
February 6, 2024 at 9:53 PM

Former State Dept. contracted diplomatic security officer arrested on Jan. 6 charges

A U.S. State Department contractor responsible for diplomatic security was arrested Tuesday on charges that he breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
February 6, 2024 at 9:53 PM
Former State Dept. contracted diplomatic security officer arrested on Jan. 6 charges
1 month ago

Judge 'shocked' by efforts to 'rewrite history' of Jan. 6 attack, those who label perpetrators 'hostages'

A senior judge in D.C. issued a scathing rebuke on Thursday of those he says are trying to "rewrite history" of the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.
1 month ago
Judge 'shocked' by efforts to 'rewrite history' of Jan. 6 attack
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Peter Navarro sentenced to 4 months for defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena

The former Trump aide was convicted in September on one count of contempt of Congress over his refusal to appear for a deposition in front of the committee.
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Peter Navarro sentenced to 4 months for defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena
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Ex-Trump aide Peter Navarro sentenced to 4 months for defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena

Former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro was sentenced to four months Thursday for defying a congressional subpoena to cooperate with the House Jan. 6 committee.
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Ex-Trump aide Peter Navarro gets 4 months for defying Jan. 6 committee subpoena
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Former Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn, who took on Jan. 6 rioters, discusses congressional run

ABC News Live’s Linsey Davis spoke with former Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn on why he’s running for office and the state of democracy three years after Jan. 6.
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Former Capitol Police officer discusses congressional run, state of democracy
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Former Capitol Police officer runs for office after Jan. 6 attack

After facing physical and verbal attacks during the Jan 6. Capitol attack, former Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn is running for Congress and he tells us why.
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Former Capitol Police officer runs for office after Jan. 6 attack
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Former Capitol police officer runs for Congress

A Capitol police officer who became known for his emotional congressional testimony about the Jan. 6 insurrection is running for office. Harry Dunn joins "GMA3" to discuss his congressional run.
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Former Capitol police officer runs for Congress
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Former Oath Keeper admits 'the election was not stolen' during Jan. 6 sentencing

Former Oath Keeper Ray Epps was sentenced as former President Donald Trump appeared in court
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Former Oath Keeper admits 'the election was not stolen' during Jan. 6 sentencing
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Trump says he'll attend immunity hearing Tuesday in his Jan. 6 case

Former President Trump is planning to appear at a D.C. hearing in his election interference case Tuesday, two days before he's expected to attend his civil fraud trial.
1 month ago
Trump says he'll attend immunity hearing Tuesday in his Jan. 6 case
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Insider calls Trump’s demeanor on Jan. 6 ‘very unsettling’

Aides allegedly told special counsel Jack Smith's team that former President Donald Trump was "not interested" in doing more to stop the riot in 2021.
1 month ago
Insider calls Trump’s demeanor on Jan. 6 ‘very unsettling’
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Special counsel probe uncovers new details about Trump's inaction on Jan. 6: Sources

Special counsel Jack Smith has uncovered previously undisclosed details about former President Trump's refusal to help stop the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, sources say.
1 month ago
Special counsel probe uncovers new details about Trump's inaction on Jan. 6: Sources
1 month ago

Biden marks Jan. 6 anniversary by calling Trump a threat to democracy and freedom

President Joe Biden held his first campaign event of 2024 Friday near Valley Forge, where he said democracy is under threat, on the eve of the anniversary of Jan. 6.
1 month ago
Biden marks Jan. 6 anniversary by calling Trump a threat to democracy and freedom
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New reporting reveals details about Trump’s alleged behavior on Jan. 6

ABC News’ Jon Karl reveals new reporting from witnesses of the Jan. 6 attack on “This Week.”
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New reporting reveals details about Trump’s alleged behavior on Jan. 6
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‘Trump wasn’t responsible’ for Jan. 6; people 'don't believe in the system': Gonzales

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos interviews Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-Texas, on “This Week.”
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‘Trump wasn’t responsible’ for Jan. 6; people 'don't believe in the system': Gonzales
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Pelosi condemns Trump amid newly reported details of his inaction on Jan. 6

Nancy Pelosi on Sunday lambasted Donald Trump for his inaction to quell the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021
1 month ago
Pelosi condemns Trump amid newly reported details of his inaction on Jan. 6
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Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales defends Trump endorsement despite Trump downplaying Jan. 6

Tony Gonzales is defending his endorsement of Trump despite their sharply different views on Jan. 6.
1 month ago
Republican lawmaker defends Trump endorsement despite Trump downplaying Jan. 6
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New details on Jan. 6 investigation

ABC News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl reports on new details on the Jan. 6 investigation. Plus, what lies ahead for the Republican field after the crucial caucuses in Iowa.
1 month ago
New details on Jan. 6 investigation
2 months ago

Jan. 6 fugitives arrested at Florida ranch: FBI

One suspect has been on the run since the attack, court records show.
2 months ago
Jan. 6 fugitives arrested at Florida ranch: FBI
2 months ago

Trump using Jan. 6 riot as campaign rallying cry

In Iowa, he called those convicted of attacking the U.S. Capitol "J6 hostages."
2 months ago
Trump using Jan. 6 riot as campaign rallying cry
2 months ago

Former Jan. 6 Capitol police officer running for Congress 

Harry Dunn, who was at the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection, said he’s running to hold Donald Trump accountable.
2 months ago
Former Jan. 6 Capitol police officer running for Congress 
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Biden marks Jan. 6 anniversary as Iowa caucus looms

ABC News’ Rick Klein talk about President Joe Biden’s campaign remarks in Pennsylvania as the campaign trail heats up.
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Biden marks Jan. 6 anniversary as Iowa caucus looms
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3 years later, Jan. 6 by the numbers: More than 1,200 charged, more than 460 imprisoned for role in Capitol attack

In the three years since Jan. 6, federal prosecutors have charged more than 1,265 defendants across nearly all 50 states and D.C.
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Jan. 6 by the numbers: More than 1,200 charged, more than 460 imprisoned
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3 years later, Jan. 6 pipe bomber mystery still unsolved

Three years after Jan. 6, 2021, federal law enforcement leaders are still looking for the person who placed two pipe bombs outside the DNC and RNC.
2 months ago
Jan. 6 pipe bomber mystery unsolved 3 years later
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Harry Dunn, Capitol Police officer on Jan. 6, announces run for Congress

He's said he's fighting to hold Donald Trump accountable.
2 months ago
Harry Dunn, Capitol Police officer on Jan. 6, announces run for Congress
2 months ago

Jan. 6 'likely the largest single-day mass assault' on law enforcement in US history: DC US attorney

The Jan. 6, 2021, attack was "likely the largest single day mass assault of law enforcement officers in our nation's history," the D.C. U.S. attorney said Thursday.
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Jan. 6 'likely' largest mass-assault on law enforcement in US history: DC US attorney
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Former Proud Boy involved in Jan. 6 who went on the run sentenced to 10 years in prison

The former Proud Boy whose disappearance triggered a six-week manhunt was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.
2 months ago
Ex-Proud Boy involved in Jan. 6 who went on the run sentenced to 10 years in prison
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Biden-Harris reschedules first campaign event of 2024

President Joe Biden will lay out what he sees as the stakes of the 2024 presidential election -- democracy and freedom -- in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, on Friday.
2 months ago
Biden-Harris reschedules first campaign event of 2024
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At least a dozen bomb threats called into state capitols

The threats prompted law enforcement officials to sweep for explosives, which they did not find.
2 months ago
At least a dozen bomb threats called into state capitols
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Trump asks Supreme Court not to weigh in, now, on whether he's immune from Jan. 6 charges

Trump on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay out of the legal debate over presidential immunity regarding his actions attacking the 2020 election results
2 months ago
Trump asks SCOTUS not to weigh in, now, on whether he's immune from Jan. 6 charges
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Organizers of Jan. 6 rally withheld information that would have changed security plans, says government report

The organizers of the rally that preceded the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol withheld information that would've changed the security plans at the event, a new report finds.
2 months ago
Jan. 6 rally organizers withheld info that would have changed security plans: OIG
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Supreme Court to rule on Jan. 6 charges

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal that a federal law, which makes it a crime to "corruptly obstruct an official proceeding" cannot be applied to the attack on the Capitol.
2 months ago
Supreme Court to rule on Jan. 6 charges
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Supreme Court to hear major challenge to felony statute used against Jan. 6 Capitol rioters

The Supreme Court will take up a major challenge to a felony obstruction statute the DOJ has used against over 300 defendants in their investigation of Capitol riot.
2 months ago
Supreme Court to hear major challenge to felony statute used against Jan. 6 rioters
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Just before Jan. 6 hearing, 3 Capitol rioters express regret, ask for mercy

At least 300 or the Trump supporters have pleaded guilty.
2 months ago
Just before Jan. 6 hearing, 3 Capitol rioters express regret, ask for mercy
3 months ago

House speaker says Jan. 6 footage should be blurred to protect rioters, then backtracks

Mike Johnson's spokesman walked back his comment that he was blurring footage from Jan. 6 in order to protect participants from being charged by law enforcement
3 months ago
 House speaker says Jan. 6 video should be blurred to shield rioters, then backtracks
3 months ago

Disparity in police response: Black Lives Matter protests and Capitol riot

The difference in law enforcement responses has shed light on what some see as a historically Black and white issue of policing.
3 months ago
Disparity in police response: Black Lives Matter protests and Capitol riot
3 months ago

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Klete Keller sentenced to 36 months of probation for role in Capitol riot

Former U.S. Olympic swimmer Klete Keller was sentenced Friday for his participation in the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
3 months ago
Olympic gold medalist swimmer sentenced for role in Capitol riot
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DC appeals court rules Trump can be sued for inciting Jan. 6 attack

An appeals court has ruled that former President Trump can be sued for allegedly inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, rejecting his claims of absolute immunity.
3 months ago
DC appeals court rules Trump can be sued for inciting Jan. 6 attack
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Former Vice President Mike Pence tells special counsel about election aftermath

ABC News senior reporter Katherine Faulders has new details about what former Vice President Pence told investigators about his interactions with former President Trump leading up to Jan. 6.
3 months ago
Former Vice President Mike Pence tells special counsel about election aftermath
3 months ago

Pence told Jan. 6 special counsel harrowing details about 2020 aftermath, warnings to Trump: Sources

Mike Pence told the special counsel probing Jan. 6 that then-President Trump was advised by "crank" lawyers and almost created a "constitutional crisis," sources say.
3 months ago
Pence told special counsel harrowing details about 2020 election aftermath: Sources
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Pence told Jan. 6 special counsel about warnings to Trump in 2020 aftermath: Sources

Mike Pence told special counsel Jack Smith's team that Donald Trump had almost pushed the country into a “constitutional crisis," according to sources familiar with what Pence told investigators.
3 months ago
Pence told Jan. 6 special counsel about warnings to Trump in 2020 aftermath: Sources
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Both sides appeal ruling Trump engaged in Jan. 6 insurrection but can still run in 2024

Trump and CREW both appealed a Colorado judge's ruling that Trump engaged in insurrection on Jan. 6 but that the 14th Amendment doesn't disqualify him as a candidate
3 months ago
Both sides appeal ruling Trump engaged in Jan. 6 insurrection, can still run in 2024
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Jan. 6 suspect who fled police used chemical spray on officers at Capitol, prosecutors say

Jan. 6 defendant Gregory Yetman, who turned himself in to authorities Friday after a major police manhunt in New Jersey, allegedly deployed chemical spray at officers.
3 months ago
Capitol riot suspect who fled police allegedly sprayed chemicals at cops
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Jan. 6 suspect Gregory Yetman surrenders to police after widespread manhunt, FBI says

Gregory Yetman, the Jan. 6 suspect who was the subject of a manhunt in New Jersey, has turned himself in to authorities without incident, according to the FBI.
3 months ago
Jan. 6 suspect surrenders to police after widespread manhunt: FBI
3 months ago

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information over wanted Jan. 6 suspect

Authorities said they are looking for Gregory Yetman, 47, over his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
3 months ago
FBI offers $10,000 reward for information over wanted Jan. 6 suspect
3 months ago

FBI offering $10,000 reward in search for man wanted in connection with Jan. 6 attack

A search is underway in central New Jersey for a man wanted in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, authorities said.
3 months ago
FBI offering $10,000 reward in search for man wanted in connection with Jan. 6 attack
3 months ago

Man who used Trump flag to assault officers on Jan. 6 arrested, DOJ says

An Indiana man who allegedly used a flagpole with “TRUMP 2020” and Confederate banners to attack officers on Jan. 6 was arrested Thursday.
3 months ago
Man who used Trump flag to assault officers on Jan. 6 arrested, DOJ says
3 months ago

Urgent manhunt underway for Jan. 6 suspect

Authorities are looking for Gregory Yetman, 47, for his involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
3 months ago
Urgent manhunt underway for Jan. 6 suspect
3 months ago

FBI search underway for Jan. 6 suspect in New Jersey

Gregory Yetman is being sought for an unspecified role in the insurrection at the Capitol in Washington, D.C
3 months ago
FBI search underway for Jan. 6 suspect in New Jersey
4 months ago

Does Jan. 6 disqualify Trump from office? Historic 14th Amendment hearing continues

Colorado voters on Wednesday continued to make their case for why Section 3 of the 14th Amendment disqualifies Trump from running for president in 2024
4 months ago
Does Jan. 6 disqualify Trump from office? Historic 14th Amendment hearing continues