House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack is preparing to send requests to telecommunications companies, asking that they preserve the phone records of several members of Congress, people familiar with the matter told CNN. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the committee, confirmed with CNN on Monday that letters will be sent toContinue reading “House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers”

Let’s talk about criticism of the Capitol cops – Beau of the Fifth Column

Jim Jordan gets defensive as reporter grills him over his Jan. 6 call with Trump

During an appearance on Spectrum News this Wednesday amid growing questions surrounding the role some GOP lawmakers had in the riot at the U.S. Capitol, Jim Jordan (R-OH) was asked by anchor Taylor Popielarz if he spoke with then-President Donald Trump on Jan. 6. “Yes or no — did you speak with President Trump onContinue reading “Jim Jordan gets defensive as reporter grills him over his Jan. 6 call with Trump”

Tucker Carlson Keeps Interviewing a Congressman Who Is Also His Son’s Boss

Carlson keeps forgetting to mention his son Buckley works for GOP Rep. Jim Banks, who was blocked from the Jan. 6 commission by Nancy Pelosi. Hours after the U.S. Capitol was overrun by rioters on January 6, Fox News host Tucker Carlson brought on Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks to discuss the still-unfolding situation, introducing him asContinue reading “Tucker Carlson Keeps Interviewing a Congressman Who Is Also His Son’s Boss”

Let’s talk about executive privilege and Trump – Beau of the Fifth Column

DC police officer Michael Fanone slams Trump allies for their ‘disgraceful’ treatment of law enforcement in emotional testimony

DC police officer Michael Fanone detailed his assault by rioters during his congressional testimony. Fanone described being dragged and beaten unconscious by Trump loyalists. He called the “indifference shown to his colleagues,” largely by Republicans, “disgraceful.” DC police officer Michael Fanone, who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, described in detailed and emotionalContinue reading “DC police officer Michael Fanone slams Trump allies for their ‘disgraceful’ treatment of law enforcement in emotional testimony”

Capitol Hearing: Officer Daniel Hodges refers to pro-Trump insurrectionists who attacked him on Jan. 6 as ‘terrorists’

Officer Daniel Hodges referred to pro-Trump Jan. 6 rioters as “terrorists.” Hodges was brutally assualted by the insurrections during the Capitol attack. DC Police Officer Daniel Hodges during a House hearing regarding January 6 on Tuesday repeatedly referred to pro-Trump insurrectionists who stormed the US Capitol as “terrorists.” Hodges during his testimony pointed to theContinue reading “Capitol Hearing: Officer Daniel Hodges refers to pro-Trump insurrectionists who attacked him on Jan. 6 as ‘terrorists’”

Trump to host House GOP leader McCarthy at N.J. resort

Trump said there will be “much to discuss” with the California Republican. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will meet with Donald Trump at the former president’s Bedminster resort in New Jersey on Thursday, Trump said in a statement distributed by his leadership PAC. Trump said there will be “much to discuss” with the California Republican.Continue reading “Trump to host House GOP leader McCarthy at N.J. resort”

Trump and Maria Bartiromo Egg Each Other on With Conspiracies and Wild Speculation

The pair spent much of their Sunday conversation irresponsibly speculating about the identity of Ashli Babbitt’s shooter while also peddling baseless election conspiracies. Calling into MAGA-boosting Fox News host Maria Bartiromo’s Sunday morning show, former President Donald Trump repeatedly peddled baseless and false claims that the 2020 election was “rigged” and “stolen” while also wildly speculating aboutContinue reading “Trump and Maria Bartiromo Egg Each Other on With Conspiracies and Wild Speculation”

McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday issued a blanket threat during a meeting with freshmen members of his caucus that he would strip any Republican member of their committee assignments if they accept an offer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection, according to two GOPContinue reading “McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission”

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