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January 6

  1. early and often
    The Case(s) Against Donald TrumpIt’s hard to keep track, so we made a guide.
  2. 2022 elections
    For Republicans, Abetting Coups Is a Good Career MoveHouse Republicans who aided Donald Trump’s efforts on January 6 are more likely to win reelection.
  3. politics
    Trump Supporter Charged With Threatening to Kill Trump’s Trial JudgeJudge Tanya Chutkan received a racist death threat from a Texas woman in the days after the ex-president amped up his rhetoric.
  4. early and often
    Judge Warns Trump of Earlier Trial If He Makes ‘Inflammatory Statements’The judge denied prosecutors’ request for a strict protective order but warned Trump that “inflammatory” comments could result in an earlier trial.
  5. politics
    Jack Smith Wants to Put Trump on Trial Before the ElectionThe special counsel is seeking a January 2, 2024 trial start date. Trump’s team will undoubtedly try to push things way back.
  6. trump indictment
    Twitter Fought Jack Smith’s Warrant for Trump’s AccountElon Musk’s company delayed the request for “data and records” related to Trump’s account, resulting in a $350,000 fine.
  7. just asking questions
    Jamie Raskin on Why It Doesn’t Matter What Trump BelievedThe Maryland congressman thinks the former president’s state of mind on January 2021 is beside the point.
  8. politics
    Trump Is Already at War With the Judge in the January 6 CaseThe former president is calling for her removal from the case as she considers a protective order barring him from sharing evidence.
  9. what we know
    Trump Is Still Lashing Out Following Indictment: UpdatesHe is posting through it.
  10. just asking questions
    Why Trump’s Free-Speech Defense Is a ‘Red Herring’Timothy Heaphy, the January 6 Committee’s lead investigator, on the strength of Jack Smith’s case.
  11. on with kara swisher
    Chris Christie Says He Was ‘Honest’ When Questioned in Case Against TrumpKara Swisher talks to the former governor and GOP presidential candidate about Trump’s legal peril and the likelihood of him going to jail.
  12. january 6
    After Indictment, Could Trump Get Tossed Off the 2024 Ballot?Inside the effort to disqualify him across the country, using a Civil War amendment.
  13. trump indicment
    Conservatives: Punishing Coup Leaders Is AuthoritarianDoes holding a presidential candidate accountable for trying to end American democracy imperil American democracy?
  14. trump indictment
    Trump Did Not Luck Out With the Judge in His January 6 CaseJudge Tanya Chutkan has issued severe sentences for Capitol rioters and once ruled against Trump’s attempt to keep info from the House inquiry.
  15. just asking questions
    January 6 Was ‘Right Out of the Giuliani Playbook’Rudy Giuliani’s biographer on the sordid new revelations about “co-conspirator 1” in the latest Trump indictment.
  16. exhibit a
    U.S. v. Trump Is the Most Important Criminal Prosecution in American HistoryDespite the risks, the Justice Department’s case against Donald Trump is necessary and just.
  17. trump indictment
    The Latest Trump Indictment Makes 2024 All About 2020There will be no “moving on” from the last election now.
  18. the national interest
    Pence Makes It Clear Why It’s Necessary to Prosecute TrumpThe GOP punishes the man who was “too honest,” not the coup leader.
  19. trump indictment
    Jack Smith Exposes Trump’s Lies and Shows He Understands PoliticsThe meta-theme of the January 6 charges is “Trump lied; democracy nearly died.” His credibility may take a hit no matter what else happens.
  20. trump indictment
    The Craziest Details From the Trump January 6 IndictmentPence’s team believed he was in danger as Trump pressured him to join the plot and Giuliani leaned on senators to slow the election certification.
  21. early and often
    Legal Bills Are Wiping Out Trump’s PACTrump’s Save America PAC spent over $21 million on legal fees in the first half of 2023, and more indictments and a lot more billable hours loom.
  22. early and often
    Trump’s Fake-Elector Scheme: Crime or ‘Contingency Plan’?Criminal exposure among fake electors varies by state. But the entire plot may expose Donald Trump and his associates to federal charges.
  23. early and often
    ‘Anarcho-Tyranny’ Is Just a Rationalization for Right-Wing LawlessnessA theory gaining ground on the right attempts to reconcile MAGA Republicans’ hostility to “deep state” elites with demands for “law and order.”
  24. early and often
    Lack of Opportunity Won’t Stop Another Trump Coup AttemptMany of our institutions have been fortified post–January 6. But if Trump loses in 2024, he’ll likely find new reasons to delegitimize the election.
  25. power
    Ginni and Clarence Thomas: A Love StoryHow a fiercely loyal couple saved one another, raged against their enemies, and brought the American experiment to the brink.
  26. politics
    The Proud Boys Had a Mole in the D.C. Police DepartmentLieutenant Shane Lamond was charged on Friday for his communications with leader Enrique Tarrio, whom he tipped off about his impending arrest.
  27. early and often
    Mike Pence’s Condemnation of Trump Is Still a Sad Work in ProgressThe former vice president’s latest “sharpest” attack on his horrible boss was dull on arrival.
  28. early and often
    Donald Trump and Tucker Carlson Won’t Let Republicans Forget About January 6Republican 2024 candidates would love to move on from the Capitol riot. But key MAGA figures keep trying to paper over it for their own purposes.
  29. politics
    Brian Sicknick’s Family Snubs Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthyFamily members of a police officer who died following the attack on the Capitol refused to shake hands with Republican leaders at a medal ceremony .
  30. exhibit a
    The Long Road Ahead for Special Counsel Jack SmithWhat his appointment to lead the Justice Department’s Trump probes does and doesn’t mean — and what to expect next.
  31. the national interest
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets GOP Congress to Investigate January 6Republicans did say they were focused on crime.
  32. early and often
    Steve Bannon Sentenced to Four Months in JailA judge allowed him to appeal of his contempt of Congress conviction before serving his sentence though.
  33. electoral count act of 1887
    House Democrats Better Take the Final Chance to Fix the Law That Led to Jan. 6The Senate version of a bill to prevent another coup has the votes.
  34. early and often
    The FBI Seized Mike Lindell’s Phone in a Hardee’s Parking LotSomehow, that seems appropriate.
  35. january 6
    The Case of the Missing January 6 Secret Service TextsIt appears they’re gone for good.
  36. explainer
    Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A TimelineThe insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
  37. early and often
    The Most Explosive Revelations From Cassidy Hutchinson’s TestimonyThe ex–Mark Meadows aide testified that Trump lunged at a Secret Service agent on January 6 and said of the armed mob, “They’re not here to hurt me.”
  38. exhibit a
    The Odds Are Going Up That Trump Could Be ChargedCassidy Hutchinson advances the 1/6 committee’s theory of the case, though it’s not a slam dunk.
  39. the national interest
    Republicans Are Trying to Cover Up Greatest Political Scandal in U.S. HistoryThe GOP still won’t admit it even deserves to be investigated.
  40. politics
    Authorities Raid Home of Jeffrey Clark, Trump DOJ OfficialHe played a key role in former president Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
  41. early and often
    Georgia Election Worker’s Gut-wrenching Testimony on Being Targeted by TrumpIn emotional testimony, Shaye Moss said being falsely accused by the president sparked death threats that drove her into hiding.
  42. the national interest
    Republicans Will Do It AgainThey have not been chastened by the revelations of the January 6 committee.
  43. capitol riot
    Congressman: January 6 Participant Wasn’t Doing Recon on Capitol TourBarry Loudermilk says a January 5 tour he led, which Republicans had previously denied had happened, was completely innocent.
  44. early and often
    Rudy Giuliani Insists He’s Not a Drunk (Again)The former mayor wants the American public to know he was totally sober when he urged the president to disregard their votes on Election Night.
  45. early and often
    Mike Pence Doesn’t Deserve a Medal for Refusing to Lead a CoupWe should thank the former vice-president for rejecting Trump’s unconstitutional demand on January 6, 2021. But let’s not get carried away.
  46. early and often
    Senate Nears Much-Needed Deal to Stop Election CoupsA bipartisan “gang” is close to agreeing on a fix to the 1887 law at the center of the January 6 tragedy. The time is exactly right.
  47. early and often
    Democrats Need a Vision. Fast.It’s not enough to say the other side is evil.
  48. early and often
    GOP Contender Against Whitmer Arrested on Capitol Riot ChargesWhat the hell is going on with the Michigan GOP this year?
  49. early and often
    Fake Trump Electors Told to Keep Their Activities SecretIn Georgia, the Trump campaign wanted its self-appointed electors to act like they were engaged in a criminal conspiracy.
  50. early and often
    Peter Navarro Got Arrested for Contempt of CongressTrump’s former trade adviser was indicted for refusing to cooperate with the House investigation into the Capitol riot.
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