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# Capitol Riot

This month
March 2023
# mike pence
Former US vice president says his family was 'endangered' by Donald Trump at Capitol riot
Trump’s former vice president Mike Pence said history would hold his former boss accountable.
Last year
# Capitol Riot
Ex Trump aide Steve Bannon could be imprisoned for contempt
Bannon could serve six months after he was found guilty in July on two counts of contempt of Congress
# 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.
# january 6
US Secret Service deleted text messages from Capitol riot, watchdog says
The messages could be crucial to the House of Representatives and Justice Department investigations into 6 January
# 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’.
# 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.
# Sean Hannity
Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe
Legislators said that they have obtained “dozens of text messages” that Hannity sent to Donald Trump and his entourage before the attack.
All time
# Mark Meadows
Trump's White House chief held in contempt for defying Capitol riot probe
Mark Meadows could be the first White House chief of staff to be prosecuted since HR Haldeman in the Watergate scandal.
# 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.
# jacob chansley
‘QAnon shaman’ protester gets jail sentence for role in Capitol disorder
Jacob Chansley was sentenced to 41 months in custody.
# Contempt
Capitol riot panel votes to hold ex-White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt
He failed to comply with a subpoena to appear before the 6 January congressional select committee last week.
# Capitol Riot
'Shaman' rioter pleads guilty over US Capitol unrest
Chansley has been a subscriber to QAnon, the far-right conspiracy theory.
# Guilty
Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot
The Justice Department has said that rioters assaulted approximately 140 police officers.
# 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.
# Capitol Riot
US congressman sues Donald Trump under Ku Klux Klan Act over role in deadly riot at US Capitol
It is the first case in an expected wave of litigation over the 6 January riot.
# Congress
Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.
Opinion: It's no coincidence that some of those storming the US Capitol were New Age conspiracists
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
Fifteen people charged over Capitol violence as police release images to public
Most have been charged with illegal entry into restricted buildings of Congress and violent or disorderly conduct.