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May 19, 2022, 9:52 PM

Jan. 6 committee seeks info from 6th House Republican over alleged Capitol tour

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack has requested cooperation from a sixth House Republican, Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia.
May 19, 2022, 9:52 PM
Jan. 6 committee seeks info from 6th House Republican over alleged Capitol tour
May 18, 2022, 1:51 AM

House 1/6 panel rejects Justice Dept.'s transcript request

The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is rejecting a request from the Justice Department for access to the committee’s interviews, for now
May 18, 2022, 1:51 AM
May 14, 2022, 9:43 PM

Subpoenas to GOP members marks escalation in 1/6 committee probe

Subpoenas sent to GOP members of Congress mark an escalation into the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
May 14, 2022, 9:43 PM
Subpoenas to GOP members marks escalation in 1/6 committee probe
May 14, 2022, 4:15 AM

House subpoenas its own, sets new norm after Jan. 6 attack

The Jan. 6 committee’s remarkable decision to subpoena GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other sitting members of Congress over the insurrection at the Capitol is as unprecedented as the deadly riot itself
May 14, 2022, 4:15 AM
House subpoenas its own, sets new norm after Jan. 6 attack
May 14, 2022, 3:19 AM

McCarthy, other top GOP Congress members get Jan. 6 subpoenas

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other sitting Republican members of Congress have been subpoenaed by the Jan. 6 committee. ABC News political director Rick Klein explains what comes next.
May 14, 2022, 3:19 AM
McCarthy, other top GOP Congress members get Jan. 6 subpoenas
May 13, 2022, 7:11 PM

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas House minority leader and Republican lawmakers

ABC News political director Rick Klein discusses the significance of subpoenas and what it means for the Jan. 6 investigation.
May 13, 2022, 7:11 PM
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas House minority leader and Republican lawmakers
May 13, 2022, 5:13 PM

Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas for top Republican members

The committee subpoenaed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP members of Congress for testimony about events surrounding the Capitol riot and efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
May 13, 2022, 5:13 PM
Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas for top Republican members
May 13, 2022, 3:27 AM

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas GOP congressmen

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other Republican members of Congress were called to testify about events surrounding the Capitol riot and efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
May 13, 2022, 3:27 AM
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas GOP congressmen
May 12, 2022, 10:01 PM

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Kevin McCarthy, other GOP members for testimony

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack has subpoenaed Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP members of Congress for testimony.
May 12, 2022, 10:01 PM
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Kevin McCarthy, other GOP members for testimony
May 6, 2022, 5:22 AM

Giuliani withdraws from interview with Jan. 6 committee

Rudy Giuliani, who led Donald Trump’s court efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, has withdrawn from an interview with the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol
May 6, 2022, 5:22 AM
May 5, 2022, 12:52 AM

Oath Keeper from NC pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to conspiring with other members of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group to forcefully halt the peaceful transfer of power after President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory
May 5, 2022, 12:52 AM
Oath Keeper from NC pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy
May 4, 2022, 9:33 PM

Donald Trump Jr. meets with Jan. 6 committee

The president's oldest son met with the committee on Tuesday.
May 4, 2022, 9:33 PM
Donald Trump Jr. meets with Jan. 6 committee
May 4, 2022, 9:27 PM

DOJ, Jan. 6 committee staff clash in interview with former U.S. attorney: Sources

DOJ attorneys recently clashed with staff members for the House Jan. 6 committee during an interview House investigators conducted with an ex-U.S. attorney, sources say.
May 4, 2022, 9:27 PM
DOJ, Jan. 6 committee staff clash in interview with former U.S. attorney: Sources
May 2, 2022, 11:30 PM

Jan. 6 committee requests interviews with 3 more GOP lawmakers

The House Jan. 6 committee on Monday requested the cooperation of three more House Republicans linked to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
May 2, 2022, 11:30 PM
Jan. 6 committee requests interviews with 3 more GOP lawmakers
May 2, 2022, 10:39 PM

Jury finds ex-NYPD cop guilty of assaulting officer during Jan. 6 attack

A jury on Monday found former NYPD officer Thomas Webster guilty on six charges, including assaulting a police officer, for his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
May 2, 2022, 10:39 PM
Jury finds ex-NYPD cop guilty of assaulting officer during Jan. 6 attack
May 2, 2022, 9:28 PM

NYPD veteran convicted of assaulting officer in Capitol riot

A federal jury has convicted a New York Police Department veteran of assaulting an officer during the U.S. Capitol riot, rejecting his claim he was defending himself when he tackled the officer and grabbed his gas mask
May 2, 2022, 9:28 PM
May 2, 2022, 5:09 PM

Judge rejects RNC effort to block Jan. 6 committee subpoena

A judge has rejected a lawsuit brought by the RNC against the committee probing the Jan. 6 attack that had sought to block the release of fundraising information.
May 2, 2022, 5:09 PM
Judge rejects RNC effort to block Jan. 6 committee subpoena
April 30, 2022, 6:35 PM

Meadows says 1/6 panel has sought to publicly 'vilify' him

Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has accused the congressional committee investigating last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol of leaking all of the text messages he provided to the panel as part of an effort to vilify him publicly
April 30, 2022, 6:35 PM
Meadows says 1/6 panel has sought to publicly 'vilify' him
April 30, 2022, 12:08 AM

Jan. 6 committee public hearings set for June

The first of at least eight public hearings will start on June 9, the Committee Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said.
April 30, 2022, 12:08 AM
Jan. 6 committee public hearings set for June
April 29, 2022, 7:33 PM

Oath Keeper emotional as he accepts 2nd plea deal in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case

Federal prosecutors on Friday secured a second guilty plea with a member of the Oath Keepers militia group charged in the government's Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case.
April 29, 2022, 7:33 PM
Oath Keeper emotional as he accepts 2nd plea deal in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case
April 29, 2022, 5:51 PM

Jan. 6 committee to hold public hearings in June

Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, said the panel will hold at least eight hearings beginning on June 9.
April 29, 2022, 5:51 PM
Jan. 6 committee to hold prime-time hearings in June
April 28, 2022, 12:56 AM

McCarthy defends 1/6 audio, House GOP backs 'next speaker'

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has assured colleagues he never asked then-President Donald Trump to resign over the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol
April 28, 2022, 12:56 AM
McCarthy defends 1/6 audio, House GOP backs 'next speaker'
April 27, 2022, 5:43 PM

McCarthy defends himself to Republicans after leaked Jan. 6 recordings

The House GOP leader received a standing ovation, multiple lawmakers said.
April 27, 2022, 5:43 PM
McCarthy defends himself to Republicans after leaked Jan. 6 recordings
April 27, 2022, 11:25 AM

Some GOP lawmakers criticize McCarthy over Jan. 6 recordings

McCarthy was mum Tuesday night when questioned by reporters about being heard on tape saying some Republicans incited violence around the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
April 27, 2022, 11:25 AM
Some GOP lawmakers criticize Kevin McCarthy over Jan. 6 recordings
April 26, 2022, 9:20 PM

Newly released text messages involving Mark Meadows on Jan. 6

ABC News correspondent Alex Presha talks about texts made public, including numerous messages from Republicans pleading for him to reason with Trump during the Jan. 6 attack.
April 26, 2022, 9:20 PM
Newly released text messages involving Mark Meadows on Jan. 6
April 26, 2022, 1:17 PM

Son of famed American artist charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

For years, Vincent Gillespie waged a legal battle to try to gain control of hundreds of paintings by his father, renowned postwar American artist Gregory Gillespie
April 26, 2022, 1:17 PM
Son of famed American artist charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot
April 26, 2022, 12:38 PM

Marjorie Taylor Greene discussed martial law to keep Trump in power, text messages show

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said in a January 2021 text message that some of then-President Trump's top allies wanted to declare martial law to keep Trump in power.
April 26, 2022, 12:38 PM
Marjorie Taylor Greene discussed martial law to keep Trump in power, texts show
April 26, 2022, 11:11 AM

Son of famed American artist charged in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

For years, Vincent Gillespie waged a legal battle to try to gain control of hundreds of paintings by his father, renowned postwar American artist Gregory Gillespie
April 26, 2022, 11:11 AM
April 26, 2022, 4:18 AM

Text messages from Trump's former White House chief of staff about Jan. 6 revealed

More than 2,300 text messages, first obtained by CNN, show conversations between Mark Meadows, former President Donald Trump's chief of staff, and top Republican leaders concerning Jan. 6.
April 26, 2022, 4:18 AM
Text messages from Trump's former White House chief of staff about Jan. 6 revealed
1 month ago

Jurors reject array of defenses at Capitol riot trials

Juries have heard an array of defenses at the first trials for rioters.
1 month ago
Jurors reject array of defenses at Capitol riot trials
1 month ago

Meadows’ Jan. 6 texts go public

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows’ text messages on Jan. 6, 2021, have gone public, as another former White House official said Meadows was warned the protests could turn violent.
1 month ago
Meadows’ Jan. 6 texts go public
1 month ago

Meadows made aware of potential violence on Jan. 6: Official

Former President Trump is now responding to the alleged Kevin McCarthy audio recordings from Jan. 6.
1 month ago
Meadows made aware of potential violence on Jan. 6: Official
1 month ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies under oath about Jan. 6

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has become the first member of Congress to publicly testify under oath about the events surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
1 month ago
House GOP member 1st lawmaker to publicly testify about Capitol riot
1 month ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene appears in court

Greene testified as some Georgia voters seek to disqualify her from running for reelection to Congress.
1 month ago
Marjorie Taylor Greene appears in court
1 month ago

Official: Meadows had been warned of possible 1/6 violence

A former White House official said ex-Trump aide knew of potential for violence.
1 month ago
Official: Meadows had been warned of possible 1/6 violence
1 month ago

McCarthy recording from Jan. 6 released

Audio recordings reveal that GOP leader Kevin McCarthy told colleagues that he would urge former President Donald Trump to resign following the Jan. 6 attack.
1 month ago
McCarthy recording from Jan. 6 released
1 month ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene becomes 1st Congress member to testify under oath on Jan. 6

In an occasionally surreal hearing in Georgia, attorneys questioned Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., about the Jan. 6 insurrection amid a bid by voters to bar her from seeking reelection.
1 month ago
Marjorie Taylor Greene becomes 1st Congress member to testify under oath on Jan. 6
1 month ago

Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies at her reelection hearing

Rep. Greene testified in court after a group of voters claimed she is ineligible for reelection for engaging in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
1 month ago
Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies at her reelection hearing
1 month ago

Connecticut woman, daughter sentenced in U.S. Capitol breach

A Connecticut woman who stormed the U.S. Capitol during the January 2021 insurrection has been sentenced to five weekends in jail, 60 days of home confinement and a $2,500 fine, while her daughter will serve 90 days of home confinement
1 month ago
Connecticut woman, daughter sentenced in U.S. Capitol breach
1 month ago

Audio recording reveals GOP leader Kevin McCarthy planned to urge Trump to resign

ABC News White House correspondent Mary Alice Parks has the latest in Washington as Donald Trump Jr. is expected to voluntarily meet with the Jan 6th House committee in the coming days.
1 month ago
Audio recording reveals GOP leader Kevin McCarthy planned to urge Trump to resign
1 month ago

Audio clip shows Kevin McCarthy planned to ask Trump to resign after Jan. 6 attack

The House Minority Leader was caught on tape days after the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, telling other Republicans he was going to urge the former president to resign.
1 month ago
Audio clip shows Kevin McCarthy planned to ask Trump to resign after Jan. 6 attack
1 month ago

Donald Trump Jr. prepares to testify to Jan. 6 committee

President Trump’s oldest son is expected to voluntarily meet with the committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot in the coming days.
1 month ago
Donald Trump Jr. prepares to testify to Jan. 6 committee
1 month ago

Sources: Donald Trump Jr. to meet with Jan. 6 committee

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack is expected to meet with Donald Trump Jr. in the coming days, sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News.
1 month ago
Sources: Donald Trump Jr. to meet with Jan. 6 committee
1 month ago

Donald Trump Jr. expected to meet with Jan. 6 committee: Sources

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack is expected to meet with Donald Trump Jr. in the coming days, sources tell ABC News.
1 month ago
Donald Trump Jr. expected to meet with Jan. 6 committee: Sources
1 month ago

Judge slams Trump as 'charlatan' after jury finds Jan. 6 rioter guilty on all counts

"We have charlatans like our former president, who doesn't in my view really care about democracy, but only about power."
1 month ago
Judge slams Trump as 'charlatan' after jury finds Jan. 6 rioter guilty on all counts
1 month ago

Capitol riot defendant: I was following Trump's instructions

An Ohio man acknowledges he joined the mob at the U.S. Capitol last year.
1 month ago
Capitol riot defendant: I was following Trump's instructions
1 month ago

Florida man charged with attacking officers at Capitol riot

Officials say a Florida man has been arrested for attacking police officers while storming the U.S. Capitol during the January 2021 insurrection
1 month ago
Florida man charged with attacking officers at Capitol riot
1 month ago

Former police officer who stormed Capitol on Jan. 6 guilty on all counts

Thomas Robertson was found guilty on charges ranging from obstruction of an official proceeding to entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds with a dangerous weapon.
1 month ago
Former police officer who stormed Capitol on Jan. 6 guilty on all counts
1 month ago

Former police officer who stormed Capitol on Jan. 6 guilty on all counts

This was the second jury case for a Capitol rioter.
1 month ago
Former police officer who stormed Capitol on Jan. 6 guilty on all counts
1 month ago

Ex-officer convicted of storming Capitol to disrupt Congress

He's charged with storming the U.S. Capitol with another off-duty officer.
1 month ago