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Jan. 6 riots:

Proud Boys leader sentenced to 22 years in prison

Former Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio sentenced to 22 years in prison for seditious conspiracy.

Proud Boys leader sentenced to 22 years in prison

Jan. 6 riots:

Member of Proud Boys who smashed window given 10 years

Dominic Pezzola, who smashed through a window to the US Capitol with a police riot shield, sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Member of Proud Boys who smashed window given 10 years

Jan. 6 riots:

Two former leaders of Proud Boys sentenced to prison

Two former leaders of far-right group sentenced to more than a decade each in prison for spearheading attack on the US Capitol.

Two former leaders of Proud Boys sentenced to prison

US Capitol physician:

'McConnell is medically cleared to continue his schedule'

US Capitol physician confirms Senate Majority Leader can continue working after latest freezing episode.

'McConnell is medically cleared to continue his schedule'

Jan. 6 committee postpones release of final report

House committee investigating January 6, 2021, Capitol attack postpones release of its final report from Wednesday to Thursday.

Jan. 6 committee postpones release of final report

Jan. 6 committee drops pursuits for related phone records

The House committee probing the Capitol riots will release its report next week.

Jan. 6 committee drops pursuits for related phone records

Jan. 6 committee to release its report on December 21

Any decisions regarding potential criminal referrals will come the same day, says committee chair Bennie Thompson.

Jan. 6 committee to release its report on December 21

Oath Keepers founder found guilty of seditious conspiracy

Federal jury in Washington finds two Oath Keepers member guilty of seditious conspiracy. Three others found not guilty of the charge.

Oath Keepers founder found guilty of seditious conspiracy

January 6 committee subpoenas Trump

It remains unclear whether the former President, who has criticized the committee, will comply with the subpoena.

January 6 committee subpoenas Trump

January 6 committee to hold another hearing

House committee investigating January 6, 2021, Capitol attack announces hearing on September 28.

January 6 committee to hold another hearing

Trump:

'I will fully pardon and apologize to January 6 rioters'

Former US President vows to issue full pardons and a government apology to US Capitol rioters should he run and win in 2024.

'I will fully pardon and apologize to January 6 rioters'

Jan. 6 committee members call for investigation of Trump

Four members of House committee investigating Capitol riot push for Department of Justice to criminally investigate former President.

Jan. 6 committee members call for investigation of Trump

Former Trump ally Steve Bannon convicted of contempt charges

Steve Bannon convicted for defying subpoena from House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riots.

Former Trump ally Steve Bannon convicted of contempt charges

Jan.6 committee to hold another primetime hearing

House committee investigating January 6 riots at the US Capitol to hold a primetime hearing on Thursday.

Jan.6 committee to hold another primetime hearing

Jan. 6 riots

Lawmakers say Trump incited mob to attack Capitol

Jan. 6 committee says aides and outside agitators knew that Trump would urge thousands of his supporters to march on the Capitol.

Lawmakers say Trump incited mob to attack Capitol

Former Trump aide to testify before Jan. 6 committee

Steve Bannon now willing to testify after previously being held in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with subpoena.

Former Trump aide to testify before Jan. 6 committee

Georgia Secretary of State to testify before Jan. 6 panel

Trump was recorded pressuring Brad Raffensperger to “recalculate” the vote count in Georgia.

Georgia Secretary of State to testify before Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 6 committee could subpoena Pence

Members of House committee investigating Capitol riot say they may subpoena former Vice President.

Jan. 6 committee could subpoena Pence

Trump:

'I never called Mike Pence a wimp'

Former President denies calling his Vice President a "wimp" when he refused to overturn his election defeat.

'I never called Mike Pence a wimp'

Aides to Pence:

'Trump pressured Pence to overturn election defeat'

Aides to former US Vice President testify before January 6 committee.

'Trump pressured Pence to overturn election defeat'

Trump's former A-G:

'Trump seemed detached from reality on false election claims'

House committee presents testimony from leading figures in Trump’s political orbit in second hearing on Capitol riot.

'Trump seemed detached from reality on false election claims'

Jan. 6 committee members:

'There's enough evidence to indict Trump'

Trump's campaign manager, Bill Stepien, among the witnesses scheduled to testify at a hearing of House Select Committee on Monday.

'There's enough evidence to indict Trump'

Trump on Ivanka's testimony:

'She had already checked out'

Former President responds to his daughter's comments that she accepted A-G Barr's statement that there was no fraud overturn the election.

'She had already checked out'

Biden:

'Capitol attack was one of the darkest chapters in history'

US President says it is important that the American public gets a full accounting of events in hearings of January 6 committee.

'Capitol attack was one of the darkest chapters in history'

Head of Jan. 6 committee:

'Our democracy remains in danger'

House Select Committee investigating attack on the Capitol holds public hearing.

'Our democracy remains in danger'

Man with body armor and ammunition arrested outside US Capitol

Retired police officer arrested outside US Capitol after presenting a fake badge to police.

Man with body armor and ammunition arrested outside US Capitol

Trump's Attorney General to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

Former Trump Attorney General Bill Barr in talks to cooperate with House committee investigating Capitol riots.

Trump's Attorney General to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas five Republicans

House panel probing Capitol attack subpoenas Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers.

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas five Republicans

Trump's son meets January 6 committee

Donald Trump Jr. meets congressional committee investigating 2021 assault on the Capitol.

Trump's son meets January 6 committee

US Capitol building briefly evacuated

US Capitol Police briefly evacuates complex, but clarifies there is no threat.

US Capitol building briefly evacuated

Trump Jr.'s fiancée meets Jan. 6 committee

Kimberly Guilfoyle, fiancée of Donald Trump Jr., meets House committee investigating January 6 Capitol riot.

Trump Jr.'s fiancée meets Jan. 6 committee

House recommends contempt for two Trump aides

House of Representatives recommends contempt of Congress charges for Peter Navarro and Daniel Scavino.

House recommends contempt for two Trump aides

Jared Kushner appears before Jan. 6 committee

Former President's son-in-law appears before House committee investigating January 6, 2021, riot at the US Capitol.

Jared Kushner appears before Jan. 6 committee

Jan. 6 committee: Hold Trump advisers in contempt of Congress

House committee investigating January 6 riots votes unanimously to hold Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino in contempt of Congress.

Jan. 6 committee: Hold Trump advisers in contempt of Congress

Judge rules Trump likely committed crimes related to election

Federal judge orders release of more than 100 emails from Trump adviser John Eastman to committee investigating Capitol riots.

Judge rules Trump likely committed crimes related to election

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas fiancée of Donald Trump Jr.

House committee investigating Capitol Hill riot issues subpoena for former Trump campaign aide Kimberly Guilfoyle.

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas fiancée of Donald Trump Jr.

Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to shield Jan. 6 records

Supreme Court formally ends Trump's bid to block release of White House records related to Capitol riots.

Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to shield Jan. 6 records

Republicans censure two Trump critics

Republicans censure Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger over "destructive behavior".

Republicans censure two Trump critics

McConnell opposes sentence shortening for Capitol rioters

Senate Minority Leader distances himself from Trump's comments that he will pardon January 6 rioters if re-elected.

McConnell opposes sentence shortening for Capitol rioters

Graham disagrees with Trump's call to pardon Capitol rioters

Senator Lindsey Graham says Trump’s comments that he would pardon January 6 rioters if re-elected are “inappropriate.”

Graham disagrees with Trump's call to pardon Capitol rioters

Trump says he will pardon Capitol rioters if re-elected

Former President: If I run, and if I win, we will treat those people from January 6th fairly.

Trump says he will pardon Capitol rioters if re-elected

Jan. 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump for cooperation

House committee investigating riots on US Capitol requests meeting with daughter of former President.

Jan. 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump for cooperation

SCOTUS rejects Trump bid to withhold Jan. 6 records

US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents sought by the committee probing Capitol riot.

SCOTUS rejects Trump bid to withhold Jan. 6 records

Giuliani subpoenaed by January 6 committee

Rudy Giuliani and two other former Trump attorneys summoned by House committee probing Capitol riots.

Giuliani subpoenaed by January 6 committee

11 indicted in connection with US Capitol attack

Founder of Oath Keepers and 10 others indicted for seditious conspiracy in January 6, 2021 assault on the US Capitol.

11 indicted in connection with US Capitol attack

Jan. 6 committee seeks info from GOP Minority Leader

House select committee investigating Capitol riot asks Kevin McCarthy for information.

Jan. 6 committee seeks info from GOP Minority Leader

Jan. 6 committee wants to talk to Giuliani

House committee investigating Capitol riots wants to talk to Trump's former attorney.

Jan. 6 committee wants to talk to Giuliani

Jan. 6 panel fires back at Republican who refused to cooperate

House committee investigating Capitol riots blasts Rep. Jim Jordan who said he will not cooperate with the probe.

Jan. 6 panel fires back at Republican who refused to cooperate

Trump confidante won't cooperate with Capitol probe

Rep. Jim Jordan announces he will not cooperate with US House committee investigating Capitol riots.

Trump confidante won't cooperate with Capitol probe

Revealed:

Harris was at DNC on Jan. 6 when pipe bomb was found outside

Sources tell NBC: Kamala Harris was at DNC headquarters when a pipe bomb was found outside on January 6, 2021.

Harris was at DNC on Jan. 6 when pipe bomb was found outside

Biden: Trump put a 'dagger to the throat of democracy' on Jan 6

Biden slams Trump on the one-year anniversary of the Jan 6 capitol riot, Trump hits back, accusing Biden of dividing Americans with speech.

Biden: Trump put a 'dagger to the throat of democracy' on Jan 6

Trump: Biden destroying US, election was stolen

Former president responds to commemoration of January 6 attack on US capitol, accuses Democrats of using attack to divide America.

Trump: Biden destroying US, election was stolen

Trump cancels January 6 press conference

Former President lashes out at committee probing Capitol riots.

Trump cancels January 6 press conference

Jan. 6 committee asks Court to reject Trump lawsuit

Committee investigating Capitol riot urges Supreme Court to deny Trump's request to shield White House records.

Jan. 6 committee asks Court to reject Trump lawsuit

Trump asks Court to block release of White House records

Former President appeals to Supreme Court to block release of records sought by committee probing Capitol riots.

Trump asks Court to block release of White House records

Trump aide sues House Committee probing Capitol riots

Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, seeks to block US House subpoena for his phone records.

Trump aide sues House Committee probing Capitol riots

House finds Trump ally in contempt of Congress

House votes to refer Mark Meadows to Justice Department over his refusal to answer questions about Capitol attack.

House finds Trump ally in contempt of Congress

Contempt recommended against Trump ally

Committee investigating Capitol riot recommends to hold Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress.

Contempt recommended against Trump ally

Court rejects Trump effort to block Capitol probe

Federal appeals court rules House select committee can receive White House records for investigation of January 6 Capitol riot.

Court rejects Trump effort to block Capitol probe