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October 4, 2022, 5:54 PM

Prosecutors claim Oath Keepers 'concocted plan for armed rebellion'

In their opening arguments against leaders of the Oath Keepers, prosecutors claimed the Jan. 6 march toward the Capitol was part of "an armed rebellion to shatter a bedrock of American democracy."
October 4, 2022, 5:54 PM
Prosecutors claim Oath Keepers 'concocted plan for armed rebellion'
October 4, 2022, 4:01 PM

Prosecutors say Oath Keepers planned 'armed rebellion' for Jan. 6

Meanwhile, The Washington Post reported one of former President Donald Trump’s lawyers refused his request to tell the National Archives all documents were returned before the search of Mar-a-Lago.
October 4, 2022, 4:01 PM
Prosecutors say Oath Keepers planned 'armed rebellion' for Jan. 6
October 4, 2022, 11:32 AM

Oath Keepers trial: Defendants 'concocted plan for armed rebellion' on Jan. 6, prosecution says

Five members of the Oath Keepers are facing charges of seditious conspiracy.
October 4, 2022, 11:32 AM
Oath Keepers 'concocted plan for armed rebellion' on Jan. 6: Prosecutor
September 30, 2022, 12:28 PM

Conservative activist questioned for Capitol riot investigation

Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, testified before the House Committee amid questions about her role in efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
September 30, 2022, 12:28 PM
Conservative activist questioned for Capitol riot investigation
September 30, 2022, 2:09 AM

Ginni Thomas appears in person for interview with Jan. 6 committee

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, appeared at the House Jan. 6 committee’s offices Thursday in person for a closed-door interview
September 30, 2022, 2:09 AM
Ginni Thomas appears in person for interview with Jan. 6 committee
September 30, 2022, 12:01 AM

Ginni Thomas testifies before Jan. 6 committee

Ginni Thomas, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' wife, testified behind closed doors about her emails to overturn the 2020 election with lawmakers.
September 30, 2022, 12:01 AM
Ginni Thomas testifies before Jan. 6 committee
September 29, 2022, 10:52 PM

Capitol riot jury picked for 1st seditious conspiracy trial

A jury in Washington has been selected in the seditious conspiracy case against the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates
September 29, 2022, 10:52 PM
September 29, 2022, 5:37 PM

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.
September 29, 2022, 5:37 PM
Secret Service hands agents' phone numbers to Jan. 6 committee: Sources
September 28, 2022, 6:34 PM

Jan. 6 rioter sentenced to more than 7 years in prison

D.C. Police Officer Michael Fanone, who was assaulted on Jan. 6, spoke about his attacker in court, recalling thoughts of being “torn apart or shot to death.”
September 28, 2022, 6:34 PM
Jan. 6 rioter sentenced to more than 7 years in prison
September 28, 2022, 4:28 AM

Jan. 6 rioter sentenced to 7 years in prison

sentenced to more than seven years in prison.
September 28, 2022, 4:28 AM
Jan. 6 rioter sentenced to 7 years in prison
September 28, 2022, 2:20 AM

Denver Riggleman on Jan. 6 investigation: ‘The data belongs to America’

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Denver Riggleman about his new book, “The Breach: The Untold Story of the Investigation into January 6th,” and his role in the investigation’s early work.
September 28, 2022, 2:20 AM
Denver Riggleman on Jan. 6 investigation: ‘The data belongs to America’
September 28, 2022, 1:20 AM

Jan. 6 committee postpones hearing because of Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall in Florida Wednesday afternoon at about the same time the hearing was scheduled.
September 28, 2022, 1:20 AM
Jan. 6 committee postpones hearing because of Hurricane Ian
September 28, 2022, 12:33 AM

McConnell and Republicans back Senate's post-Jan. 6 election reform bill

The Electoral Count Reform Act was successfully voted out of committee in the Senate on Tuesday as Mitch McConnell gave his support
September 28, 2022, 12:33 AM
McConnell and Republicans back Senate's post-Jan. 6 election reform bill
September 27, 2022, 10:37 PM

Jury selection begins in Oath Keepers' Jan. 6 conspiracy trial

Jury selection is underway in the case of five members of the Oath Keepers charged with conspiring together to thwart the transition of presidential power on Jan. 6.
September 27, 2022, 10:37 PM
Jury selection begins in Oath Keepers' Jan. 6 conspiracy trial
September 27, 2022, 10:03 PM

Jan. 6 committee hearing postponed because of Hurricane Ian

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol postponed Wednesday’s planned hearing because of Hurricane Ian, sources told ABC News’ Katherine Faulders.
September 27, 2022, 10:03 PM
Jan. 6 committee hearing postponed because of Hurricane Ian
September 27, 2022, 6:18 PM

Jury selection begins in Oath Keepers' Jan. 6 conspiracy trial

Jury selection is underway in the case of five members of the Oath Keepers charged with conspiring together to thwart the transition of presidential power on Jan. 6.
September 27, 2022, 6:18 PM
Jury selection begins in Oath Keepers' Jan. 6 conspiracy trial
September 27, 2022, 5:35 PM

Maine man convicted of 11 charges stemming from Capitol riot

A Maine man who joined rioters at the U.S. Capitol has been convicted of 11 charges including assaulting, resisting or impeding police officers
September 27, 2022, 5:35 PM
Maine man convicted of 11 charges stemming from Capitol riot
September 27, 2022, 4:47 PM

What to expect from the final Jan. 6 committee hearing

The committee teased that the public will learn new things about the attack on the Capitol.
September 27, 2022, 4:47 PM
What to expect from the final Jan. 6 committee hearing
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
1 month ago

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

Some experts say it could be precedent for barring Donald Trump from office.
1 month ago
Judge removes local official for engaging in Jan. 6 'insurrection'
1 month ago

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

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
1 month ago
1 month ago

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

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.
1 month ago
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'