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# 6 january

This year
# US Capitol Riot
Man who propped feet on Nancy Pelosi’s desk during US Capitol riot found guilty
Richard ‘Bigo’ Barnett lounging at a desk in Nancy Pelosi’s office made him one of the most memorable figures from the riot on 6 January 2021.
Last year
# 6 january
US Capitol riot panel eyes recommending three criminal charges for Trump
The panel is to meet publicly on Monday, where the recommendation would be made public.
# Backlash
Donald Trump rebuked for call to suspend constitution over election
The former US president made his remarks on his Truth Social media platform.
# 6 january
Founder of far-right Oath Keepers found guilty of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol riot
A Washington DC jury found Stewart Rhodes guilty of sedition after three days of deliberations in the nearly two-month trial.
# 6 january
US Justice Department seeks to question Mike Pence in Capitol attack probe
The investigation is examining Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
# 6 january
Trump's words 'endangered' Americans before US Capitol riot, Pence says
Pence’s interview to be broadcast on ABC coincides with the release tomorrow of his memoir.
# 6 january
Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison
Former Rocky Mount Police Sgt Thomas Robertson did not speak in court before US District Judge Christopher Cooper sentenced him.
# 6 january
Donald Trump watched Capitol riot on TV and ignored pleas to condemn, US hearing told
Trump was accused of pouring “gasoline on the fire” by aggressively tweeting his false claims of a stolen election.
# 6 january
Donald Trump lashes out at 6 January committee and teases 2024 run
It was his first public appearance since the committee began its hearings.
# 6 january
January 6th rioters came within 40 feet of Mike Pence, committee hears
New evidence has highlighted Pence faced as rioters outside the Capitol chanted ‘hang Mike Pence’.
# 6 january
Trump blasts US Capitol riot hearings as 'mockery of justice' and 'kangaroo court'
Trump’s former attorney general said that he was ‘detached from reality’.
# capitol attack
Panel investigating assault on US Capitol blame Donald Trump for ‘attempted coup’
Video of the deadly violence on 6 January 2021 was shown to the American public for the first time during the hearing.
# 6 january
Man who stormed US Capitol in caveman costume gets prison sentence
US District Judge James Boasberg told Aaron Mostofsky that he was ‘literally on the front lines’ of the mob’s attack on 6 January 2021.
# 6 january
Former Trump advisers held in contempt of Congress over attack on US Capitol
Criminal referrals for Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino will be sent to the US Justice Department for possible prosecution.
# US Capitol
A US Judge said Donald Trump probably committed crimes in bid to subvert election result
A US judge made the claim as he released 100 emails from a Trump adviser to the committee investigating the 6 January insurrection.
# 6 january
Proud Boys leader charged with conspiracy over riot at US Capitol
The charges against Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio are among the most serious filed so far.
# 6 january
US Capitol investigation committee requests interview with Ivanka Trump
In the letter, the committee chairman says Ivanka Trump was in direct contact with her father during key moments on January 6 2021.
# 6 january
US Supreme Court allows release of presidential documents in Capitol investigation
Donald Trump had asked that the diaries, logs and handwritten notes be withheld.
# 6 january
Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel
It is seeking records and deposition testimony from him in connection to his promotion of election fraud claims.
# 6 january
US indicts founder of far-right Oath Keepers for sedition in Capitol attack
Stewart Rhodes, 56, was arrested earlier today.
# Capitol Riots
Trump lawyers claim protected speech in bid to have 6 January cases thrown out
A five-hour hearing in Washington concerned Trump’s attempts to have civil suits dismissed.
# Capitol Riots
Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.
# Capitol Riots
Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will reportedly speak from inside the Capitol, while Trump live streams from Mar-a-Lago.
All time
# Capitol Riots
Judge rejects bid by alleged Proud Boys leaders to have Capitol riot charges thrown out
The judge said the defendants had many nonviolent ways to express their opinions about the 2020 election.
# Capitol Riots
Washington DC sues extremist groups over 6 January attack on US Capitol
That 6 January attack saw hundreds of Trump supporters storm the seat of the US legislature.
# Capitol Hill
US court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol riot documents secret
The appeals court agreed with a lower court ruling that President Joe Biden could waive executive privilege on the records.
# 6 january
Ex-White House chief files lawsuit against Congress committee investigating Capitol attack
Mark Meadows specifically names Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives.
# 6 january
Trump ally Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to Capitol riot probe charges
Bannon surrendered to the FBI on Monday and vowed to fight the case.
# Steve Bannon
Defiant Steve Bannon says he is ‘taking on Biden regime’ after court appearance
The former adviser to Donald Trump is facing contempt charges for defying a subpoena.
# indicted
Steve Bannon indicted on contempt charges for defying Capitol riots subpoena
It was not immediately clear when he would be due in court.
Federal judge refuses Trump request to block release of 6 January Capitol riot documents
The judge said President Joe Biden had the authority to waive executive privilege over the documents.
# Capitol Riots
6 January panel subpoenas six more associates of Donald Trump
Trump is fighting the probe in court.
# 6 january
US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon
If the House votes to recommend the contempt charges against Bannon, the Justice Department will ultimately decide whether to prosecute.
# US Capitol riots
Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot
The committee wants the four men provide a set of documents by 7 October.
# 6 january
US Capitol rioter sentenced to eight months in jail
Paul Allard Hodgkins apologised and said he was ashamed of his actions on 6 January.
# 6 january
Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot
Three of the four people scheduled to testify before two Senate committees have already resigned.