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Alex Jones says he told himself not to go to Capitol on Jan 6 but went after Secret Service opened gate

Infowars host told listeners he pleaded the Fifth multiple times with House committee investigating January 6 Related Video: turns on Trump: ‘Maybe he is a dumba**’ Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones told his listeners about the “dogged” questioning of the House of Representatives January 6 committee, which he appeared before on Monday.

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Alex Jones says he told himself not to go to Capitol on Jan 6 but went after Secret Service opened gate

Eugene Goodman Breaks Silence on Jan. 6 Heroics: ‘I Have My Ups and Down’

When Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman ran into a pro-Trump mob in the Capitol on Jan. 6 last year, his first thought was, “Oh, hell.” “They’re actually in the building,” he remembered, speaking publicly for the first time on an episode of the podcast 3 Brothers No Sense on Tuesday.

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Eugene Goodman Breaks Silence on Jan. 6 Heroics: ‘I Have My Ups and Down’

Pro-Trump social media influencer Brandon Straka sentenced to home confinement for his part in Capitol riot

‘Walk Away’ movement founder Brandon Straka is spending the next three months on house arrest A pro-Trump social media influencer who stormed the Capitol and encouraged rioters to strip a police officer of his riot shield will spend the next three months on home confinement and three years on probation after a federal judge passed sentence on him Monday.

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Pro-Trump social media influencer Brandon Straka sentenced to home confinement for his part in Capitol riot

Oath Keepers leader Elmer Stewart Rhodes pleads not guilty to seditious conspiracy in Capitol riot investigation

Oath Keepers leader Elmer Stewart Rhodes pleaded not guilty to seditious conspiracy on Tuesday. He's among 11 defendants who were charged with the crime in connection to the Capitol riot. The charge confirms that the DOJ sees at least some elements of the Capitol riot as a coup attempt.

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Oath Keepers leader Elmer Stewart Rhodes pleads not guilty to seditious conspiracy in Capitol riot investigation

Marjorie Taylor Greene endorses JD Vance in Ohio Senate race

© Greg Nash Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) addresses reporters during a press conference on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 to release a report about those who were arrested for Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) endorsed capitalist J.D.

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Marjorie Taylor Greene endorses JD Vance in Ohio Senate race

Trump lawyer pleaded the fifth on 146 Capitol riot questions

Former professor and Trump lawyer John Eastman spoke at the Trump rally ahead of the insurrection Former professor and Trump lawyer John Eastman, who spoke to a crowd of supporters at the “Stop the Steal” rally on 6 January, has invoked his constitutional protection rights against self-incrimination nearly 150 times, according to reports.

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Trump lawyer pleaded the fifth on 146 Capitol riot questions

This fake memoir perfectly parodies the failed-comedian-to-conservative-pundit pipeline

Author Mike Sacks on the real-life inspirations for his new book, ‘Passing on the Right,’ and the grievance culture that has created its own archetype. Mike Sacks started writing his COVID-project book well before January 6, 2021, but that was the day he figured out how to end it.

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This fake memoir perfectly parodies the failed-comedian-to-conservative-pundit pipeline

Baby turned blue after dad followed online anti-Covid conspiracy theory

The young girl had to be rushed to hospital A six-month-old baby girl turned blue and had to be rushed to hospital after a dad fearing she had Covid turned to an online conspiracy forum for advice. The US dad was concerned when his baby girl started showing flu-like symptoms one week after her mum tested positive for Covid.

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Baby turned blue after dad followed online anti-Covid conspiracy theory

The Office of Congressional Ethics alleges Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn misused official resources

The Office of Congressional Ethics alleged GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn misused official resources. In a report issued Monday, the panel said it found evidence that staffers were asked to run personal errands. The Colorado lawmaker denied the allegations in a letter to the House Ethics Committee in December.

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The Office of Congressional Ethics alleges Colorado Rep. Doug Lamborn misused official resources

Allegations of insider trading in Washington spur new efforts to stop it

A backlash against Capitol gains ATTENTION TO lawmakers’ finances is not new. What is surprisingly recent, however, is a ban on insider trading by Congress members. It was outlawed only in 2012, on the heels of the financial crisis, through the aptly named STOCK Act (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge).

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Allegations of insider trading in Washington spur new efforts to stop it

Republican Virginia attorney general fires January 6 investigator from university post

The top staff investigator for the House Jan. 6 panel was fired from his position at the University of Virginia by the state's new GOP attorney general. A spokesperson for Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares indicated that the removal of Timothy Heaphy from his position was routine. A spokesperson for the Democratic Party of Virginia said the organization viewed the attorney general's decision as a "shameful attempt to whitewash the incidents of January 6th and appease his far-right allies."

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Republican Virginia attorney general fires January 6 investigator from university post

Social media influencer sentenced to home detention in Jan. 6 case

A social media influencer has been sentenced to three months of home detention for a charge stemming from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. Brandon Straka, 45, who founded a pro-Trump social media campaign that works to steer Democrats away from their party, was sentenced to home detention, three years of probation and a $5,000 fine, according to The Associated Press.

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Social media influencer sentenced to home detention in Jan. 6 case

Trump sold off the Arctic Refuge — Congress must end this risky boondoggle

On his first day in office last year, President Biden issued an executive order to pause all oil and gas activities in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The order provided a temporary reprieve from fossil fuel development, but Congress must act now to end the Trump drilling program for good.

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Trump sold off the Arctic Refuge — Congress must end this risky boondoggle

Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year’s riot has been sentenced to three months of home detention A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year's riot was sentenced on Monday to three months of home detention after a federal prosecutor accused him of abusing his online platform to stir up the mob.

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Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A social media influencer behind the #WalkAway movement got home detention for his role in the Capitol riot

Brandon Straka admitted to encouraging the pro-Trump mob to storm the Capitol on January 6. Straka's lawyer said DOJ questioned him about a possible "organized conspiracy" involving Trump. Prosecutors highlighted Straka's following on social media at his sentencing. A social media influencer who spoke at a pro-Trump rally the day before the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, was sentenced Monday to three months of home detention after pleading guilty to a disorderly conduct charge stemming from his participation in last year's deadly attack on the Capitol.

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A social media influencer behind the #WalkAway movement got home detention for his role in the Capitol riot

Liz Cheney fires back at Newt Gingrich after he suggests throwing Jan. 6 committee in jail

Newt Gingrich and Liz Cheney Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly January 6 Capitol riot hit back at former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., for suggesting that members of the panel may be jailed if Democrats lose the House in the midterms.

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Liz Cheney fires back at Newt Gingrich after he suggests throwing Jan. 6 committee in jail

Outrage as Newt Gingrich says Capitol attack investigators could be jailed

Newt Gingrich, a former House speaker and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, stoked outrage on Sunday by predicting members of the House committee investigating the Capitol attack will be imprisoned if Republicans retake the chamber this year. One of two Republicans on the committee, Liz Cheney, said: “A former speaker of the House is threatening jail time for members of Congress who are investigating the violent attack on our Capitol and our constitution.

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Outrage as Newt Gingrich says Capitol attack investigators could be jailed

5 things to know for Jan. 24: Covid, Ukraine, Congress, Capitol riot, Boris Johnson

Bitcoin is off to a dismal start in the new year, tumbling almost 50% since hitting a record high of $68,990 in November. Some countries are even considering banning cryptocurrencies entirely to curb their growing popularity. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.

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5 things to know for Jan. 24: Covid, Ukraine, Congress, Capitol riot, Boris Johnson

Vote with your feet: film, music, art and more to engage you politically

From the heroic Mr Smith using political institutions to clear his name to Naomi Klein’s exposé of the sharp end of globalisation, our critics choose political cultural works that inspire Film There are plenty of brilliant political movies – but almost all are satirical and ironic. Frank Capra’s Mr Smith Goes to Washington is different.

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Vote with your feet: film, music, art and more to engage you politically