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The Jan. 6 committee isn’t done. Expect more hearings, revelations and reports
Claudia Grisales | July 23, 2022
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney speaks during a hearing by the House Select Committee to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol on July 21. Oliver Contreras | AFP via Getty Images The curtain fell late Thursday on the Jan. 6 committee's summer hearings, a series that has, through highly ...
Here’s every word from the 8th Jan. 6 committee on its investigation
July 22, 2022
Matt Pottinger, former deputy national security adviser, and Sarah Matthews, former White House deputy press secretary, are sworn in to testify as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing on Thursday. Patrick Semansky | AP uly Below, read the full transcript ...
NPR Politics Special: What We Learned From The Jan. 6 Hearings
Tamara Keith, Claudia Grisales, Carrie Johnson, Mara Liasson, Ron Elving, Casey Morell, Elena Moore, Muthoni Muturi, Eric McDaniel | July 22, 2022
Members of the National Guard and the Washington D.C. police keep a small group of demonstrators away from the Capital after thousands of Donald Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol building following a "Stop the Steal" rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Spencer Platt | Getty Images ...
Proposed reforms for the Electoral Count Act draw broad support
Barbara Sprunt, Miles Parks | July 22, 2022
Then-Vice President Mike Pence is seen presiding over a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 Electoral College results after a mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the Capitol. Proposed changes to the Electoral Count Act would clarify the vice president's role in counting states' electoral votes. Erin Schaff | ...
Jan. 6 panel sheds light on the 187 minutes Trump went dark during Capitol siege
Barbara Sprunt | July 22, 2022
"187 Minutes" is displayed on a screen between images of former President Trump during a hearing by the House Select Committee on July 21, 2022. Saul Loeb | AFP via Getty Images The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack detailed former President Trump's "complete dereliction of duty" as ...
The election denial movement is now going door to door
Miles Parks, bente birkeland | July 21, 2022
Two canvassers are seen last year on Michelle Garcia's front-door camera in in Pueblo, Colo. The men said they were "doing a voter verification project." Michelle Garcia DENVER — Last fall, two men knocked on Michelle Garcia's door. They wanted to talk about voting. One was carrying a clipboard and ...
Live updates: Jan. 6 panel says Trump chose not to act during Capitol attack
Ximena Bustillo, Emma Bowman | July 21, 2022
A video of President Donald Trump recording a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House on Jan. 6 is played as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday. Patrick Semansky | AP ...
Analysis: Trump’s infamous obsession with TV helped define Jan. 6 too
David Folkenflik | July 21, 2022
Late on the afternoon of Jan. 6, 2021, then-President Donald Trump affectionately addressed insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol from the White House. The House select committee investigating the siege says the then president failed to act for hours — instead "gleefully" watching TV. Mandel Ngan | AFP via Getty Images ...
Facing legislative failure, Biden announces incremental climate initiatives
Eric McDaniel | July 20, 2022
A wind turbine generates electricity at the Block Island Wind Farm on July 7, 2022 near Block Island, RI. John Moore | Getty Images Updated July 20, 2022 at 3:36 PM ET As President Biden's climate ambitions continue to languish in the Senate, he traveled to the site of a ...