'Leave the Rest to Me'
Ahead of January 6, Trump tried his last two options. 1
...Trump also summoned a crowd to Washington and demanded they fight. 1
Could Trump's plan to toss the election to the House have worked, if only Barr or Raffensperger or Rosen or Donoghue or Pence had been willing to go along? 1
...Trump knew he had a small group of loyal members of Congress ready to rally to his side. 1
Former Oregon GOP Rep. Pleads Guilty to Letting Violent Mob Into State Capitol
Former Oregon Republican state Rep. Mike Nearman has pleaded guilty to official misconduct after he let a violent far right mob into the state Capitol late last year. 1
"I don't think I committed a crime, and I don't think I did anything wrong," he said. 1
Lawmakers from both parties condemned Nearman's actions when voting to expel him. 1
DOJ Says It Won't Defend Mo Brooks in Jan 6 Lawsuit as Inciting Violence Isn't an Official Duty
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Alabama), who on that day told the mob of loyalists it was time to "start taking down names and kicking ass," had requested the DOJ to come to his defense , claiming that he was shielded from a lawsuit filed by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California) under a 1988 law called the Westfall Act. 1
Fox News' Bret Baier Fact-Checks Trump After Former President Attacks His Arizona Coverage
Fox News' Bret Baier responded to a statement from former President Donald Trump going after him, and fact-checked his claims about the election results in Arizona. 1
For example, he said, "Former President Trump says 74,000 mail-in ballots were received that never mailed. 1
As we reported last week, there have been a total of 182 potential fraud cases referred to investigators in Arizona. 1
Biden awards medal to cops at Capitol riot, likens them to brave high school brawlers
President Biden on Thursday signed a bill awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the police forces that battled Capitol rioters on Jan. 6 - while bizarrely comparing the officers to student athletes who fight off crowds that "jump" them at rival high schools.
Biden signs bill awarding Congressional medal to police officers
President Joe Biden signed a bill into law at the White House on Thursday to award congressional gold medals to the police forces that responded to the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6.
Jan 6 a violent attempt' by terrorists' to hold power': Biden
Biden spoke at a bill signing ceremony awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to police for valour during the Capitol riot.
Majority of Americans think another Trump campaign would be bad for the country
A new poll shows that a majority of Americans don't want former President Donald Trump to run again for the third time in 2024. They think it would be bad for the country.
Top Republicans move to protect Trump from Capitol attack fallout
op Republicans in Congress are embarking on a new campaign of revisionism seven months after the attack on the Capitol, absolving Donald Trump of responsibility and blaming the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, for the 6 January insurrection perpetrated by a mob of Trump supporters.
Congress Honors Officers Who Responded to Jan. 6 Riot
The Senate voted unanimously to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers, during a week when officials confirmed two suicides of officers who were at the Capitol the day of the rampage.