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Capitol Riot

  1. politics
    Pence Not Holding Grudge Against Trump Over Whole Riot ThingThe man who defined vice-presidential loyalty couldn’t stay mad for long.
  2. insurrection
    Former NYPD Officer Charged With Assaulting an Officer at the Capitol RiotThomas Webster, who reportedly once guarded New York City Hall, has been accused of beating a D.C. officer with a flagpole at the insurrection.
  3. extremism
    Conspiracy Theorist Ron Johnson the New Model for Swing State GOP SenatorsSenators from battleground states used to be mostly moderates. Johnson has gone sharply the other way, making wild claims about the Capitol riot.
  4. capitol riot
    Key Moments from the Senate’s First Hearing on the Capitol RiotSecurity officials who were in charge on January 6 claimed in Senate testimony that they had insufficient intelligence on the potential threat.
  5. the national interest
    The Future of Conservatism Is Flight 93 Elections ForeverMichael Anton sees the January 6 riot as the start of a new revolutionary spirit on the right.
  6. capitol riot
    Six Capitol Officers Suspended, 29 Under Investigation After InsurrectionThe development marks a significant expansion of the Capitol Police’s internal inquiry on officer conduct on January 6.
  7. capitol riot
    The Bozell Family Tradition of Right-Wing ExtremismBrent Bozell IV, arrested after the Capitol Riot, seems to have followed in the footsteps of his media critic father and his Francoist grandfather.
  8. insurrection
    Nancy Pelosi Vows to Launch ‘9/11-Type Commission’ to Investigate Capitol RiotAlready, there is bipartisan support for such an outside investigation, which would help answer the many unknowns surrounding the January 6 attack.
  9. liveblog
    Post-Impeachment Trial Aftermath: Live UpdatesWhile national GOP leaders are projecting unity, some state GOP leaders are condemning Republican senators who voted to convict Trump.
  10. impeachment
    Trump Acquitted in Impeachment Trial, 57-43: Live UpdatesThough seven Republican senators voted to convict, it wasn’t enough.
  11. impeachment trial
    Democrats Walk Back Witness Demand, Senate Moves Toward Acquittal of TrumpApparently Democrats decided ending the trial today had more value than a big fight over witnesses.
  12. politics
    In Dramatic Twist, Senate Will Hear Witnesses Against TrumpRepublicans joined Democrats to learn more about a damning phone call during the riot that quoted Trump supporting the insurrectionists.
  13. impeachment
    The Timeline for Trump’s Second Impeachment TrialThe schedule and structure have been set, and the whole thing could be over in less than a week.
  14. impeachment trial
    Impeachment Is Literally Congressional Self-Defense in Trump’s CaseIt’s the only way Congress can defend itself against executive abuses of power — this time, it’s was physical.
  15. impeachment trial
    Trump’s Conduct on January 6 Was Not Just Wrong: It Was StupidTrump went nuclear at precisely the moment when it no longer made any sense.
  16. capitol riot
    Trump’s Treatment of Pence During Capitol Riot Was Even Worse Than We KnewThe president learned his veep was in danger, then almost immediately castigated him on Twitter.
  17. trump impeachment trial
    Watch New Video From the Capitol Riot Played at the ImpeachmentOn Wednesday, Democrats unveiled arresting new videos of the insurrection in the first day of House impeachment managers’ opening arguments.
  18. impeachment trial
    McConnell Isn’t Plotting to Save Republicans From TrumpThough the strange Beltway fantasy won’t die, there’s still no evidence that Mitch McConnell is planning a vote to convict the former president.
  19. trump impeachment trial
    Watch: Capitol Riot Video Played in Trump’s Impeachment Trial“If that’s not an impeachable offense, then there is no such thing,” Representative Jamie Raskin said after it finished playing.
  20. u.s. senate
    Richard Shelby, the Last of the South’s Senate Party-Switchers, to RetireThe six-term Alabama senator never changed that much but went with the flow of conservative southern politics.
  21. politics
    Eric Swalwell on Impeachment, the Capitol Riot, and That Chinese SpyThe former prosecutor tries his biggest case yet.
  22. politics
    Trump Previews Impeachment Defense: It Wasn’t Incitement, It Was Free SpeechHouse Democrats begin to lay out the case of the “grievous betrayal” of his oath of office.
  23. aoc
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I’m a Survivor of Sexual Assault’In a powerful livestream on Monday night, AOC also disclosed new details from her experience at the Capitol riot.
  24. impeachment
    Trump Names New Impeachment Legal Team, After Old One WalkedOne of the attorneys is best known for declining to prosecute Bill Cosby. The other represented Roger Stone and planned to represent Jeffrey Epstein.
  25. capitol riot
    QAnon and the Bright Rise of BeliefJanuary 6 was a terrifying day in history, not least because it felt like witnessing the birth of a religion.
  26. impeachment trial
    Centrists Air Censure Option As Trump Conviction Hopes FadeIt could be an alternative to or fallback after a trial. But it would force Republicans to defend or condemn Trump’s conduct.
  27. joe biden
    Biden Begins Presidency More Popular Than Trump Ever WasBiden won’t get the kind of public opinion honeymoon presidents used to take for granted, but he’s in better shape than his predecessor for now.
  28. gop
    Republicans Who Condemned Trump Are Being Condemned by the GOPArizona Republicans were censured for wavering from their support of Trump, while GOP reps who voted for impeachment face early primary challengers.
  29. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  30. politics
    Trump Repeatedly Pressured Justice Department to Help Overturn ElectionAfter DOJ leaders refused to file a Supreme Court lawsuit, Trump nearly fired the acting attorney general just days before the attack on Congress.
  31. trump organization
    Trump’s Revenue Is Cratering at the Worst Possible TimeThe ex-president has $900 million in loans coming due in the next four years, and his businesses took a 40 percent hit in 2020.
  32. biden inauguration
    Biden’s Unity Plea Is About Strategy, Not SurrenderLike other recent presidents, Joe Biden is attempting to divide or pressure the opposition. If the bid fails, he can easily turn to other strategies.
  33. impeachment trial
    A McConnell-Backed Trump Conviction Is Just FantasyConviction in Trump’s impeachment trial was always a long shot. Now momentum is waning, as GOP senators aren’t onboard and McConnell won’t herd them.
  34. biden inauguration
    Trump Is the First President in 152 Years to Skip Successor’s InaugurationAnother one-term impeached president, Andrew Johnson, snubbed Ulysses S. Grant.
  35. politics
    Trump Leaves the White House Like a Failed Coup LeaderEven his former supporters won’t see him off.
  36. the end stage
    Trump Plans to Issue at Least 100 Pardons and Commutations on TuesdayHe is also reportedly still considering whether or not to try to preemptively pardon himself and his family members and aides.
  37. politics
    How Close Did We Get to an Election Coup?At several moments, Trump’s efforts to overturn Joe Biden’s victory were scarily close to success. Fortunately, he was too incompetent to pull it off.
  38. capitol riot
    Multiple Extremist Group Members Arrested: Live UpdatesThe FBI is continuing to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Sunday’s state capitol protests were a non-event.
  39. end times
    Trump’s Job Approval Plunging as He Leaves OfficeTrump’s support is in free fall, but is high enough among Republicans to keep them from dumping him. Biden enters office with a bit of a honeymoon.
  40. end-times
    What Madison Cawthorn Saw at the InsurrectionThe youngest member of Congress is invigorated by the mob he helped incite
  41. impeachment
    Trump Faces Senate Trial After Second ImpeachmentThe House impeached Trump for inciting insurrection, with the support of 10 Republicans. The trial will take place during Biden’s administration.
  42. politics
    Ted Cruz’s Former Staffers Are ‘Disgusted’ by His New Low for Trump“I could have never imagined that he could have gone down this road.”
  43. the body politic
    They’ve Been Calling for Bloodshed the Whole TimeIt’s not just Trump — some on the right have supported violence for years now; the party has built its power on them.
  44. impeachment
    Are There Enough Senate Republican Votes to Convict Trump?With the MAGA base still strong and plenty of excuses for Republicans to say no, conviction faces steep odds.
  45. capitol riot
    Olympic Gold Medalist Klete Keller Charged in Capitol RiotThe swimmer was identified by his “Team USA” jacket and six-foot-six frame.
  46. capitol riot
    When an Airbnb Host Realized His Guests Were InsurrectionistsPaul thought they were tourists, until he heard: “We stormed the Capitol.”
  47. close looks
    Posted Live From the InfernoJerry Saltz on the pictures from the Capitol—some of the scariest, stupidest ever taken.
  48. street view
    Can an Armored Capitol Still Be the People’s House?The protesters shouted “This is our house!” as they sacked it.
  49. impeachment
    Trump Becomes First President to Be Impeached TwiceTen Republicans joined every House Democrat in voting to impeach. Trump’s Senate trial may start just as Biden takes office.
  50. republican party
    Can Republicans Bounce Back Like They Did After Nixon?The last GOP president to be impeached and disgraced shattered his party.
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