Republican party calls January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’

Party censures Cheney and Kinzinger, the only Republicans on the Capitol attack House panel, as Pence says ‘Trump is wrong’ In an extraordinary move, the Republican party officially said Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn his 2020 election defeat and the deadly attack on the US Capitol were “legitimate political discourse”. A leading Democrat on theContinue reading “Republican party calls January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’”

Rick Perry sent Mark Meadows text outlining ‘aggressive’ strategy to invalidate election, report says

Mr Perry reportedly sent the text days before some states finished counting votes The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection believes ex-Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is responsible for sending a text message to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows which suggested that three state legislatures to unilaterally declare former president Donald Trump the winner ofContinue reading “Rick Perry sent Mark Meadows text outlining ‘aggressive’ strategy to invalidate election, report says”

Donald Trump Jr baselessly claims Meadows texts were edited by Jan 6 committee

Mr Trump is using the same tactic his father tried to use to discredit a lawmaker who investigated him during the first of two impeachment probes Donald Trump Jr is falsely accusing members of the House committee investigating the 6 January insurrection of “altering” a text message sent by Ohio Representative Jim Jordan to ex-White House chief ofContinue reading “Donald Trump Jr baselessly claims Meadows texts were edited by Jan 6 committee”

Capitol riot committee subpoenas coup PowerPoint author Phil Waldron

Retired army colonel was the author of the 36-page PowerPoint presentation which ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows turned over to the House select committee The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection has issued a subpoena for documents and testimony to Phil Waldron, the retired US Army colonel who authored the 36-page PowerPoint presentationContinue reading “Capitol riot committee subpoenas coup PowerPoint author Phil Waldron”

House Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot voted on Monday to recommend contempt charges for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. Before becoming former President Donald Trump’s final chief of staff, Meadows was a lawmaker, representing North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. Meadows did provide the panel with thousands of textContinue reading “House Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt”

Let’s talk about coup by PowerPoint – Beau of the Fifth Column

Explosive PowerPoint presentation detailing plan to overturn election for Trump discovered by Jan 6 committee

The actions recommended in the 36-page PowerPoint presentation are similar to what Trump allies were demanding of a top Defence Department official in the days leading up to the 6 January insurrection A PowerPoint presentation that bears the exact title as one that former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has turned over to the HouseContinue reading “Explosive PowerPoint presentation detailing plan to overturn election for Trump discovered by Jan 6 committee”

Jan. 6 Committee Issues An Ultimatum For Mark Meadows – MSNBC

Chairman Thompson sent a letter to the former Chief of Staff warning him that if he failed to appear at a scheduled deposition tomorrow they would consider it “willful noncompliance,” and consider holding him in contempt of Congress. Meanwhile, surging inflation poses a challenge for the Biden administration.

Capitol riot committee subpoenas Kayleigh McEnany and nine other Trump White House officials

The former White House Press Secretary is one of ten former Trump administration officials included in the latest round of subpoenas The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection has issued subpoenas for documents and testimony to 10 former Trump administration officials who served at the highest levels of government during the worst attack on theContinue reading “Capitol riot committee subpoenas Kayleigh McEnany and nine other Trump White House officials”

The FBI Received Highly Specific Tips About Violence Set for Jan. 6—But Declined to Act

A blockbuster new investigation by the Washington Post details previously unreported “red flags.” A sprawling new investigation by the Washington Post into the events leading up to the Capitol insurrection has revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations received numerous and highly-detailed tips on the potential for serious violence by followers of then-president Donald Trump on JanuaryContinue reading “The FBI Received Highly Specific Tips About Violence Set for Jan. 6—But Declined to Act”

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