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Pennsylvania man Richard Michetti apparently sent his ex-girlfriend text messages and two videos from inside the Capitol.
A statement from Senator Tommy Tuberville shows Trump turned his mob against Pence minutes after hearing his vice president had to be hustled from the Senate.
"We lost the line. We've lost the line," an officer warns in one of the January 6 recordings.
Democratic impeachment managers used shocking footage and former President Donald Trump's own words to argue he incited the January 6 Capitol riot.
The video, released by the impeachment managers, provides a new perspective on the violence that unfolded at the Capitol on January 6.
Democrats in Congress spoke passionately on the House floor, some in tears, about January 6, the day of the armed insurrection by pro-Trump rioters.
After Cruz said he "fully" agreed with the congresswoman's thoughts on Robinhood and GameStop, she slammed him for his role in the Capitol insurrection.
Jeffrey Smith died Jan 15, just over a week after he responded to the violent Capitol Hill insurrection.
The right-wing media figure denied to FBI agents that he was involved in any planning for the attack on the Capitol, but admitted entering the building.
At best, the lawmakers are embarrassingly entitled. At worst, they're sneaking weapons onto the House floor and terrifying colleagues.
“Mob violence goes against everything I believe in," the president said a week after he encouraged his supporters to storm the Capitol.
Despite the Capitol riot, doing so would not be "consistent with our Constitution," the vice president wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
One plot includes surrounding the Capitol and murdering Democrats to allow Republicans to take control of the government.
“These accounts were engaged in sharing harmful QAnon-associated content at scale," the social media company said.
Representative Tim Ryan said that the US Capitol Police have suspended an officer who took a selfie with rioters and another who wore a MAGA hat and gave directions.
Many Twitter users questioned the Florida Republican's priorities — and also his understanding of the First Amendment.
The House speaker shared with "60 Minutes" details of when Trump-supporting rioters stormed the Capitol, where lawmakers were certifying Joe Biden's win.
The president ordered flags at half-staff on the day of the funeral procession for Officer Brian Sicknick, who died at the hands of the violent mob Trump incited.
New videos and accounts of the siege have revealed an even darker picture.
Officer Howard Liebengood died on Saturday, the department announced. He is the second officer to die since Wednesday's violent siege of the Capitol.