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House rejects effort to seat GOP leader's picks for Jan. 6 probe

House rejects effort to seat GOP leader's picks for Jan. 6 probe

House defeats effort by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to seat his preferred members for committee probing Capitol attack.Ben Ariel, 27/07/2021 06:10
GOP lawmaker: Pelosi responsible for breakdown in Capitol security

GOP lawmaker: Pelosi responsible for breakdown in Capitol security

Rep. Jim Banks says House Speaker wants to "stick to her narrative" in committee probing January 6 Capitol attack.Ben Ariel, 26/07/2021 03:58
Capitol riot 'shaman' pleads mental instability

Capitol riot 'shaman' pleads mental instability

The man who wore a horned headdress to the Capitol riots has entered a mental instability claim as part of an attempt at a plea bargain.Arutz Sheva Staff , 23/07/2021 17:18
Pelosi: Probe of Capitol riots will go on even without Republicans

Pelosi: Probe of Capitol riots will go on even without Republicans

House Speaker says congressional committee investigating January 6 Capitol riots will do its work whether Republicans participate or not.Elad Benari, 23/07/2021 05:37
3,000 rally against anti-Semitism at US Capitol

3,000 rally against anti-Semitism at US Capitol

Prominent religious leaders, Republicans and Democrats, and Jews from all backgrounds come together to stand up against anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 03:03
House votes to create committee to probe Capitol riots

House votes to create committee to probe Capitol riots

House of Representatives passes legislation to create select committee focused solely on investigating January 6 Capitol riot.Elad Benari, 01/07/2021 04:15
Pelosi announces committee to investigate Capitol riot

Pelosi announces committee to investigate Capitol riot

House Speaker officially announces creation of a select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol.Ben Ariel, 25/06/2021 04:58
Pelosi to form committee to probe Capitol riots

Pelosi to form committee to probe Capitol riots

House Speaker to create a select committee to investigate the January 6 riots at the Capitol.Ben Ariel, 23/06/2021 03:05
White House: Biden won't appoint commission to probe Capitol riots

White House: Biden won't appoint commission to probe Capitol riots

White House shoots down prospect of President Biden appointing his own commission to investigate Capitol riots.Ben Ariel, 04/06/2021 04:12
Senate Republicans block commission to probe Capitol riots

Senate Republicans block commission to probe Capitol riots

Senators vote 54-35 on House-passed bill to form a commission to probe January 6 attack, falling short of majority needed.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 28/05/2021 23:43
AOC claims she's 'traumatized' by Jan 6 Capitol riot - 'Milking it for all there is'

AOC claims she's 'traumatized' by Jan 6 Capitol riot - 'Milking it for all there is'

Knowles questions AOC's - and the left's - reasons for going to therapy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 14:15
House approves commission to probe Capitol riot

House approves commission to probe Capitol riot

House of Representatives passes bill to establish a commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 03:37
US government to charge more than 500 for Capitol Hill riot

US government to charge more than 500 for Capitol Hill riot

Justice Department plans to charge an additional 100 individuals for alleged crimes ranging from attempted sedition to assaulting police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 12:37
Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish teen charged with breaking into Capitol

Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish teen charged with breaking into Capitol

19-year-old Brooklyn man charged with breaking into US Capitol during January 6th demonstrations.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 23/04/2021 07:14
This alleged Capitol rioter is dangerous for Lakewood Jews, prosecutors say

This alleged Capitol rioter is dangerous for Lakewood Jews, prosecutors say

Alleged neo-Nazi who took part in Capitol Hill riot vowed he would 'kill all the Jews', prosecutors say.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/04/2021 07:15
Jewish Press editor identified as Capitol Hill demonstrator

Jewish Press editor identified as Capitol Hill demonstrator

Elliot Resnick, editor-in-chief of the Jewish Press, identified as one of the protesters who entered the Capitol building on January 6th.Shira Hanau, JTA, 09/04/2021 13:12
Police officer dead in security incident on US Capitol

Police officer dead in security incident on US Capitol

Driver rams two police officers, then gets out of car with sharp object. Suspect and one of the officers dead.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/04/2021 21:47
Navy contractor, known for racist views, on trial for part in storming capital

Navy contractor, known for racist views, on trial for part in storming capital

One of the protestors charged with storming the U.S. Capital Building has been identified as a white supremacist and Nazi sympathizerDan Verbin, 15/03/2021 16:26
Man pictured at Pelosi's desk during riot faces 11 years in jail

Man pictured at Pelosi's desk during riot faces 11 years in jail

Newsmax talks to attorney of Richard Barnett, a 'well-respected, community man in his 60's', who took part in the Jan 6 Capitol Hill riot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 19:13
House of Representatives cancels session due to 'security threat'

House of Representatives cancels session due to 'security threat'

House of Representatives cancels Thursday's session after Capitol Police say they are aware of "possible plot to breach the Capitol".Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 01:04
FBI Director: Capitol attack was domestic terrorism

FBI Director: Capitol attack was domestic terrorism

FBI Director Christopher Wray tells lawmakers: That siege was criminal behavior, plain and simple.Ben Ariel, 03/03/2021 05:40
NBC: Capitol Hill rioter used chemical agent against police

NBC: Capitol Hill rioter used chemical agent against police

According to an NBC report, the FBI is looking for an assailant recorded saying he was using 'bear gas' on police officers during attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2021 17:17
NBC News: Capitol Police chief wasn't notified of Jan 6 attack

NBC News: Capitol Police chief wasn't notified of Jan 6 attack

Former head of Capitol police denies FBI claims he was sent a 'raw intelligence report' prior to the Jan 6 insurrection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 09:44
Officers suspended for allegedly aiding Capitol Hill rioters

Officers suspended for allegedly aiding Capitol Hill rioters

Fox News reports that one officer allegedly took a selfie with rioters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2021 20:12
Trump sued in connection with Capitol riots

Trump sued in connection with Capitol riots

NAACP and Rep. Bennie Thompson allege Trump incited Capitol riots in violation of "Ku Klux Klan Act".Ben Ariel, 17/02/2021 04:44
'Pelosi probably knew more than she's letting on'

'Pelosi probably knew more than she's letting on'

Former Wisconsin Congressman says House Speaker isn't answering questions about Capitol Hill security on Jan 6 by 'playing politics.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 20:46
Fox: NYT knowingly blamed Trump-supporters for officer's death

Fox: NYT knowingly blamed Trump-supporters for officer's death

The New York Times retracts report claiming Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was killed during riot. Report was used in Trump case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 17:00
Pelosi seeks 9/11-style commission to probe Capitol riots

Pelosi seeks 9/11-style commission to probe Capitol riots

House Speaker says commission to investigate January 6 riots is the “next step” after Trump’s Senate impeachment trial concluded.Ben Ariel, 16/02/2021 00:02
Watch: Never-before-seen footage of US Capitol being breached

Watch: Never-before-seen footage of US Capitol being breached

New footage of US Capitol breach shown at impeachment trial of former President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 23:36
Watch: Democrats' impeachment vid alleges Trump instigated riot

Watch: Democrats' impeachment vid alleges Trump instigated riot

U.S. House Democratic impeachment managers released a video documenting events surrounding Jan 6 Capitol Hill riot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 14:02
Did Bank of America 'squeal' on possible Capitol Hill rioters?

Did Bank of America 'squeal' on possible Capitol Hill rioters?

'Tucker Carlson Tonight' hosted by Mark Steyn assesses allegations Bank of America voluntarily shared data with FBI in the wake of riots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 16:40
Knowles: Fact-checking site lied about AOC report

Knowles: Fact-checking site lied about AOC report

Michael Knowles says SNOPES, a 'left-wing activist site posing as a legitimate fact-checker' posted a false report to cover up for AOC lies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 21:28
Texas teen turns in Dad for taking part in Capitol riots

Texas teen turns in Dad for taking part in Capitol riots

Texas teen tells CNN's Cuomo his father threatened to 'kill him and family' if they turned him in to FBI.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 10:36
At least 150 charged in connection with Capitol riot

At least 150 charged in connection with Capitol riot

Charges include entering a restricted building without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct in the Capitol.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 03:41
When you are the news

When you are the news

Last week there was a false freeze-frame moment when the 5TJT was on websites around the world as endorser of the Capitol violence. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 22/01/2021 15:00
The ultimate loss for the US

The ultimate loss for the US

The deep rifts that have affected American society as a result of this unprecedented political conflict must surely be addressed. Op-ed.Salem AlKetbi, 19/01/2021 15:00
GitHub fires Jewish employee after he posted on Slack about ‘Nazis’ at the Capitol riots

GitHub fires Jewish employee after he posted on Slack about ‘Nazis’ at the Capitol riots

Hundreds of employees protesting after GitHub, owned by Microsoft, fired man who posted message warning of 'Nazis' at Capitol riots.Ben Sales, JTA, 18/01/2021 12:48
New Mexico official who vowed to protest Biden inauguration arrested

New Mexico official who vowed to protest Biden inauguration arrested

US Justice Department arrests New Mexico county commissioner who vowed to travel to Washington with firearms to protest Biden inauguration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2021 02:36
Watch: Exclusive footage from inside the Capitol riots

Watch: Exclusive footage from inside the Capitol riots

Watch: The New Yorker's Luke Mogelson followed Trump supporters as they forced their way into the U.S. Capitol.Arutz Sheva, 17/01/2021 22:47
Prosecutors: Capitol rioters aimed to capture elected officials

Prosecutors: Capitol rioters aimed to capture elected officials

According to court documents, investigators believe mob that stormed the US Capitol aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials”.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 15/01/2021 22:45
SF federation to monitor giving after funding to group accused of backing Capitol siege

SF federation to monitor giving after funding to group accused of backing Capitol siege

SF Jewish Community Federation to monitor donations after it gave money to group accused of organizing pro-Trump protest in Washington.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 15/01/2021 11:02
FBI chief to suspects in Capitol Hill violence: FBI agents are coming to find you

FBI chief to suspects in Capitol Hill violence: FBI agents are coming to find you

FBI Director says investigators have identified more than 200 suspects in last week’s violent riots and arrested more than 100 individuals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2021 04:38
Watch: Two Chicago-area men involved in DC riot

Watch: Two Chicago-area men involved in DC riot

CBS Chicago reports that 2 Chicagoland men were involved in Capitol riot - neighbors surprised to learn of their involvement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2021 13:19
FBI agents raid Brooklyn home of pelt-wearing Orthodox man in Capitol mob

FBI agents raid Brooklyn home of pelt-wearing Orthodox man in Capitol mob

Aaron Mostofsky, an Orthodox Jewish man who took part in the Capitol riot last week, has been arrested by FBI.Shira Hanau, JTA, 13/01/2021 13:00
Watch: Iowa man facing federal charges for breaking into Capitol

Watch: Iowa man facing federal charges for breaking into Capitol

Iowa Local 5 News says Des Moines man Doug Johnson faces 5 years in prison on charges from last week's rioting at Capitol Hill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2021 09:18
Trump and Pence speak for the first time since violence on Capitol

Trump and Pence speak for the first time since violence on Capitol

President and Vice President reportedly have a "good conversation".Ben Ariel, 12/01/2021 02:03
Left tries to use Capitol riot to 'outlaw political opposition'

Left tries to use Capitol riot to 'outlaw political opposition'

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appears on Fox Business Network to discuss restoring faith in election process.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2021 18:56
Capitol rioter in ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt identified as Virginia man

Capitol rioter in ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt identified as Virginia man

Man spotted wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt during Capitol Hill riots identified as 56-year-old Virginian welder.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/01/2021 12:42
Arnold Schwarzegger: Capitol raid was Kristallnacht ‘right here in the United States’

Arnold Schwarzegger: Capitol raid was Kristallnacht ‘right here in the United States’

Actor and former California governor excoriates Trump, compares violence on Capitol Hill to the Holocaust-era Nazi pogroms of Kristallnacht.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 11/01/2021 07:18
White House lowers flag to half-staff in memory of fallen officers

White House lowers flag to half-staff in memory of fallen officers

White House lowers US flag to half-staff in honor of two police officers who died during riots at Capitol building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2021 01:11
The Left finds time for one more Big Lie against Trump

The Left finds time for one more Big Lie against Trump

When Americans express beliefs, even at peril of their careers, that government is being stolen, that is not treason but patriotism. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 10/01/2021 17:00
Caroline Glick: Trump rings in the era of ‘total political correctness’

Caroline Glick: Trump rings in the era of ‘total political correctness’

Capitol assault will give Democrats “justification” to implement revolutionary dogma of the thugs that torched America’s cities. Opinion.Caroline Glick, 10/01/2021 10:19
Son of orthodox judge among U.S. Capitol protesters

Son of orthodox judge among U.S. Capitol protesters

According to reports, son of an orthodox judge on Brooklyn Supreme Court, was the "fur ever Trump" protestor filmed in the Capitol BuildingArutz Sheva, 08/01/2021 15:48
A disaster and a tragedy for America, Jews and decent people everywhere

A disaster and a tragedy for America, Jews and decent people everywhere

Those trying to defend principles of law and constitutional order against the left have been grievously undermined. Opinion.Melanie Phillips, 08/01/2021 15:17
Did Antifa play a role in storming Capitol Hill?

Did Antifa play a role in storming Capitol Hill?

A Save the West webinar on the electoral crisis about Antifa’s role in the Capitol Hill riots was interrupted by images of swastikas. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 08/01/2021 11:30
US Education Secretary resigns following Capitol Hill riots

US Education Secretary resigns following Capitol Hill riots

In resignation letter, Betsy DeVos says violent riots at the US Capitol were an "inflection point for me."Ben Ariel, 08/01/2021 04:15
Capitol Police Chief resigns following violent riots

Capitol Police Chief resigns following violent riots

Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund announces his resignation effective January 16.Ben Ariel, 08/01/2021 02:01