What the Jan. 6 Committee Has Done, and What’s Next
The US House of Representatives committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the nation’s Capitol is nearing a more public phase of its work. A series of eight prime-time televised hearings will begin on June 9. Afterward, the committee of seven Democrats and two Republicans will report its findings sometime before the midterm elections on Nov. 8. Former President Donald Trump and his Republican allies continue to call the probe a witch hunt focused on scoring political points.washingtonpost.com
Ginni Thomas texts leave GOP lawmakers scrambling
Ginni Thomas's text messages to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol have sparked questions over the extent of her activism within the GOP. It's also left Republican lawmakers grappling with how to respond to Thomas and her husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.Thomas sent a total of 21 text messages to Meadows, then the president's chief of staff, urging him to find a way to...news.yahoo.com
Lawsuit seeks to stop group's door-to-door voter fraud hunt
A coalition of civil and voting rights organizations has invoked the 19th-century Ku Klux Klan Act in a federal lawsuit seeking to stop a group of Donald Trump supporters from going door-to-door in Colorado in a search for already-debunked voter fraud.
Biden denies Navarro, Flynn privilege claims in 1/6 probe
President Joe Biden has denied executive privilege claims made by former Trump administration officials Peter Navarro and Michael Flynn in response to congressional subpoenas from the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas ex-Trump adviser Peter Navarro
The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection has subpoenaed former White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, seeking to question an ally of former President Donald Trump who promoted false claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
Jan. 6 riot panel subpoenas Trump aide Peter Navarro over alleged plot to delay certification of Biden's win
White House economic advisor Peter Navarro looks down from the steps of Air Force One as he waits to depart with U.S. President Donald Trump for travel to Ohio and New Jersey at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., August 6, 2020. The select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot issued a subpoena to Peter Navarro, who had served as trade advisor to former President Donald Trump. "Mr. Navarro appears to have information directly relevant to the Select Committee's investigation into the causes of the January 6th attack on the Capitol," said Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., the panel's chairman. "He hasn't been shy about his role in efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election and has even discussed the former President's support for those plans. More than 500 witnesses have provided information in our investigation, and we expect Mr. Navarro to do so as well," Thompson said.cnbc.com
Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel
The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection has subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election that fueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former president.
Planners of Jan. 6 Trump rally subpoenaed by House panel
The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to two Republican strategists and a Trump administration official regarding their involvement in the planning and preparation of one of the rallies that preceded the deadly attack.
Jim Jordan won't cooperate with Jan. 6 panel investigating Capitol riot
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said Sunday he will not cooperate with the Jan. 6 select committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot.Why it matters: Both members of Congress the committee has sought out for information are declining to turn over documents or be interviewed voluntarily, forcing its nine members to decide whether they will attempt to subpoena their colleagues.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeRep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) lasnews.yahoo.com
'Hatred in the eyes': How racist rage animated Jan. 6 riots
The Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection by pro-Trump supporters and right-wing group members shattered the sense of security that many had long felt at the Capitol as rioters forcefully delayed the certification of President Joe Biden’s election victory.
House committee says Trump privilege claim should be tossed
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol says the Supreme Court should let stand an appeals court ruling that the National Archives turn over documents from former President Donald Trump that might shed light on the events.
Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 6 who helped plan Trump rallies
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is subpoenaing six more people who the panel says were involved in the organization and planning of rallies that aimed to overturn Donald Trump’s defeat in the 2020 presidential election.
Jan. 6 panel threatens contempt vote after Meadows withdraws
The leaders of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection are threatening to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after his lawyer said Tuesday that his client will cease cooperating with the panel.