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#Capitol Riot

# capitol-riot - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison
# 6 January
# 6 January

Ex-police officer who stormed US Capitol sentenced to over seven years in prison

Aug 11th 2022, 10:34 PM 21,390 Views 16 Comments

Former Rocky Mount Police Sgt Thomas Robertson did not speak in court before US District Judge Christopher Cooper sentenced him.

# capitol-riot - Friday 15 July, 2022

US Secret Service deleted text messages from Capitol riot, watchdog says
# January 6
# January 6

US Secret Service deleted text messages from Capitol riot, watchdog says

Jul 15th 2022, 6:45 AM 21,957 Views 37 Comments

The messages could be crucial to the House of Representatives and Justice Department investigations into 6 January

# capitol-riot - Friday 17 June, 2022

January 6th rioters came within 40 feet of Mike Pence, committee hears
# 6 January
# 6 January

January 6th rioters came within 40 feet of Mike Pence, committee hears

Updated Jun 17th 2022, 7:30 AM 19,221 Views 0 Comments

New evidence has highlighted Pence faced as rioters outside the Capitol chanted ‘hang Mike Pence’.

# capitol-riot - Friday 10 June, 2022

Panel investigating assault on US Capitol blame Donald Trump for ‘attempted coup’
# Capitol Attack
# Capitol Attack

Panel investigating assault on US Capitol blame Donald Trump for ‘attempted coup’

Jun 10th 2022, 7:32 AM 14,934 Views 27 Comments

Video of the deadly violence on 6 January 2021 was shown to the American public for the first time during the hearing.

# capitol-riot - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe
# Sean Hannity
# Sean Hannity

Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe

Jan 5th 2022, 8:26 AM 29,909 Views 55 Comments

Legislators said that they have obtained “dozens of text messages” that Hannity sent to Donald Trump and his entourage before the attack.

# capitol-riot - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe
# Mark Meadows
# Mark Meadows

Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe

Dec 15th 2021, 8:55 AM 12,982 Views 19 Comments

Mark Meadows could be the first White House chief of staff to be prosecuted since HR Haldeman in the Watergate scandal.

# capitol-riot - Friday 10 December, 2021

US court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol riot documents secret
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol riot documents secret

Dec 10th 2021, 8:15 AM 15,019 Views 22 Comments

The appeals court agreed with a lower court ruling that President Joe Biden could waive executive privilege on the records.

# capitol-riot - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

‘QAnon shaman’ protester gets jail sentence for role in Capitol disorder
# Jacob Chansley
# Jacob Chansley

‘QAnon shaman’ protester gets jail sentence for role in Capitol disorder

Nov 17th 2021, 10:04 PM 36,471 Views 33 Comments

Jacob Chansley was sentenced to 41 months in custody.

# capitol-riot - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Capitol riot panel votes to hold ex-White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt
# Contempt
# Contempt

Capitol riot panel votes to hold ex-White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt

Oct 20th 2021, 6:56 AM 14,956 Views 20 Comments

He failed to comply with a subpoena to appear before the 6 January congressional select committee last week.

# capitol-riot - Friday 3 September, 2021

'Shaman' rioter pleads guilty over US Capitol unrest
# Capitol Riot
# Capitol Riot

'Shaman' rioter pleads guilty over US Capitol unrest

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:30 PM 29,672 Views 22 Comments

Chansley has been a subscriber to QAnon, the far-right conspiracy theory.

# capitol-riot - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot
# Guilty
# Guilty

Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot

Aug 7th 2021, 12:56 PM 16,284 Views 34 Comments

The Justice Department has said that rioters assaulted approximately 140 police officers.

# capitol-riot - Monday 19 July, 2021

US Capitol rioter sentenced to eight months in jail
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol rioter sentenced to eight months in jail

Jul 19th 2021, 6:37 PM 28,101 Views 26 Comments

Paul Allard Hodgkins apologised and said he was ashamed of his actions on 6 January.

# capitol-riot - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot
# 6 January
# 6 January

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:30 AM 12,711 Views 29 Comments

Three of the four people scheduled to testify before two Senate committees have already resigned.

# capitol-riot - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol
# Capitol Riot
# Capitol Riot

US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol

Feb 16th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,656 Views 17 Comments

It is the first case in an expected wave of litigation over the 6 January riot.

# capitol-riot - Monday 15 February, 2021

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
# Congress
# Congress

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot

Feb 15th 2021, 10:41 PM 14,846 Views 69 Comments

The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.

# capitol-riot - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists
# Trump
# Trump

Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists

Jan 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,670 Views 30 Comments

Queens University’s Tom Albrecht and Tristan Sturm chart the parallels between last week’s attack on the US Capitol and a similar gathering at the German Reichstag building last year.

# capitol-riot - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Fifteen people charged over Capitol violence as police release images to public
# Capitol Riot
# Capitol Riot

Fifteen people charged over Capitol violence as police release images to public

Jan 9th 2021, 12:22 PM 39,119 Views 71 Comments

Most have been charged with illegal entry into restricted buildings of Congress and violent or disorderly conduct.