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Capitol attack

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Pelosi said it was’ridiculous’ for McCarthy to recommend Jim Banks and Jim Jordan for the January 6 committee:’There’s no way’

Pelosi defended her decision to block two Republicans from joining the January 6 committee. Pelosi said allowing Jim Jordan and Jim Banks to participate would be "ridiculous." Jordan and Banks are Trump loyalists who've repeatedly attacked the committee and its goals. LoadingSomething is loading. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended ...
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A Capitol riot defendant who threatened to hang Nancy Pelosi said she didn’t need an attorney because she was divinely immune from the court’s laws

An accused Capitol rioter said she doesn't need a lawyer because she is a "self-governed individual." Prosecutors say Pauline Bauer said she wanted to hang Nancy Pelosi while inside the Capitol on January 6. Now, Bauer is claiming to have special legal privileges. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Pennsylvania pizzeria owner arrested and charged in connection to the January 6 Capitol attack, demanded the removal of "any and all" defense attorneys on her behalf, arguing that she is a divine entity immune from the court's laws. Prosecutors say Pauline Bauer, was among the hundreds of pro-Trump protesters who broke into t...
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A lawyer for a Capitol riot attendee who agreed to take a plea deal argued that a lenient sentence for his client would’heal the nation’

A Capitol riot attendee who pleaded guilty to obstruction is asking the court for no prison time. A defense attorney for Paul Hodgkins filed a wide-ranging sentencing memo on Thursday. The lawyer argues Hodgkins should receive leniency because he came forward to "accept judgement." LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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DOJ unveils massive indictment accusing 5 Floridians of attacking 7 police officers during Capitol riot

Five Floridians were arrested and charged last week in connection to the Capitol attack in one of the largest indictments stemming from the insurrection to date.Prosecutors say the defendants, all from the Tampa Bay area, attacked and assaulted a line of police officers several times while outside the Capitol on January 6. Court documents say the defendants used riot shields and flagpoles to hit officers in the head and neck and later punched, kicked, and elbowed officers.The Justice Department unveiled the indictment on Thursday.Jonathan Pollock, 21 Olivia Pollock, 30, Joshua Doolin, 22, Joseph Hutchinson III, 25, and Michael Perkins, 37, were arrested and charged last week. In court on Thursday, Doolin, Hutchinson, and Oliv...
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6 months after Capitol insurrection, the the suspect who planted pipe bombs near the DNC and RNC headquarters has not been arrested six

The suspect who planted two pipe bombs near the RNC and DNC headquarters has not yet been arrested by authorities. The FBI is offering a $100,000 for tips or information on the suspect. Nearly 550 suspected rioters have been arrested in connection with the Capitol insurrection on January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. The suspect who planted two pipe bombs in Washington, DC, ahead of January 6 has yet to be arrested, six months after the Capitol insurrection.A mob of pro-Trump supporters breached the Capitol six months ago on January 6, the same day Congress was set to certify then-President-elect Joe Biden's win i...
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At least 49 people charged in the Capitol insurrection are accused of trying to delete images, videos, or texts from their phones and social media accounts, according to a report

Authorities claim some people who took part in the Capitol riots later wiped evidence, the Associated Press reports. The people deleted texts or social media posts that showed they'd participated in the insurrection, authorities said in court documents viewed by AP. They are among the 545 people arrested in connection with the Capitol siege on January 6. See more stories on Insider's business page. At least 49 people charged in connection with the US Capitol riots in January are also accused of trying to delete evidence from their phones and social media accounts, according to a review of court records by the Associated Press, publ...