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# Capitol

Last month
May 2023
# 6 january
Four far-right Proud Boys convicted of seditious conspiracy over US Capitol attack
Jurors have not yet reached a unanimous verdict on the sedition charge for fifth defendant.
Last year
# insurrection
January 6 panel's final report describes Trump ‘conspiracy’
It concludes an 18-month investigation into the former US president and the violent insurrection two years ago.
Larry Donnelly: Will the January 6th hearings, or anything else, help Democrats?
Our columnist looks at the aftermath of the Capitol attack and the findings of the select committee and asks what it means for the next election.
# 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’.
# 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.
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.
# 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.
# Trump
Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol riots documents
He is claiming “executive privilege” to stop former aides giving evidence to Congress.
# insurrection
Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
Legislators are pushing for an independent commission to prevent any repeat of the insurrection.
# Capitol
Senate votes to continue with impeachment trial as Democrats to outline case against Trump
Securing a conviction is highly unlikely, as the Democrats would need 17 Republican senators to vote with them to make a two-thirds majority.
# insurrection
Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today
The trial is set to begin at 6pm Irish time.
# starting tomorrow
Explainer: Here's what you need to know ahead of Trump's impeachment trial
The proceedings are scheduled to begin tomorrow, just over a month since the deadly riot at the US Capitol.
# Washington DC
The US Capitol has gone on lockdown for the second day in a row
Today’s incident concerns a pair of suspicious packages being found at the Capitol visitor’s centre.
# End of an era
Demolition begins on a Cork landmark in first stage of €50 million redevelopment
The full demolition of the Capitol Cinema in Cork city centre is expected to take three months.
# Just delivering the mail
Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside
He said he was just delivering the mail.
# Christopher Cornell
ISIS-inspired attack on US Capitol 'foiled by FBI'
20-year-old Christopher Cornell was arrested after he purchased two semi-automatic weapons and 600 rounds of ammunition.
# Capitol Gains
Spurs survive Hull scare in League Cup epic
Paul McShane and David Meyler scored their penalties but the Tigers were dumped out.
# Shutdown
Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis
The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.
# Washington DC
Investigators seek answers after woman shot dead following White House car chase
The woman with a toddler in her car tried to ram a White House barrier before a high-speed car chase which ended in her being shot dead.
# shots fired
Chase from White House to US Capitol ends in gunfire
Shots were heard on Capitol Hill, prompting a lockdown of the area, which has now been lifted.
# Capitol
League Cup strolls for Chelsea, City and Spurs
And Fernando Torres looked the part for the Blues. Against Swindon.
# hoohah
Protesters to perform the Vagina Monologues after V-word controversy
Almost 3,000 people have signed up to attend a protest tonight in support of a US politician was silenced after she used the word ‘vagina’ during a debate on abortion.
# Capitol
Will baseball's oddball Brian Wilson meet Obama tonight?
POTUS will welcome the 2010 World Series champions to the White House this evening. This could be gold.