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"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.

Jan. 6 panel sheds light on the 187 minutes Trump went dark during Capitol siege

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack detailed former President Trump’s “complete dereliction of duty” as he ignored pleas to condemn the violence and call off the mob from his White House Counsel, top aides and members of his own family. “This man of unbridled destructive energy could not… Read More

A video of former President Donald Trump speaking during a rally near the White House on Jan. 6, 2021, is shown at a June 9 hearing before the House Jan. 6 committee.

The Jan. 6 committee holds its 8th hearing Thursday night. Here’s what to expect

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The Jan. 6 committee is holding a prime-time hearing on Thursday — the last of its planned summertime hearings. It will focus on the 187 minutes between when former President Donald Trump’s Ellipse speech on Jan. 6 ended and his prerecorded video asking protesters to go home posted to Twitter later that afternoon. According to… Read More

A video of Pat Cipollone, former White House counsel, is shown on a screen during the seventh hearing held by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.

The meeting that changed history and 3 other takeaways from the latest Jan. 6 hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Former President Trump knew there was no evidence of widespread election fraud because people close to him told him so on multiple occasions. Many of those same close advisers repeatedly told Trump to concede after the Electoral College voted in mid-December to confirm President Biden’s 2020 victory. But Trump instead made… Read More

Video from Jan. 6, 2021 plays as Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies on June 28.

The next Jan. 6 committee hearing will focus on extremist organizations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The House Jan. 6 committee holds its seventh hearing on its months-long investigation Tuesday, focusing on the involvement of extremist groups like the Oath Keepers, Proud Boys and the QAnon movement and the groups’ possible connection to Trump associates, including Roger Stone and Michael Flynn. Former Oath Keepers spokesman Jason Van… Read More

A video of former President Donald Trump from his Jan. 6 Rose Garden statement is played as Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the sixth hearing held by the House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection

Trump didn’t want to stop Capitol attack, former White House aide testifies

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Trump didn’t want to do anything to stop the rioters attacking the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide, testified before the House committee investigating the attack Tuesday as she recounted conversations between White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Inside… Read More

Video showing an interview of former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen is played during a hearing by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol in the Cannon House Office Building

Who you’ll hear from and what to expect in today’s Jan. 6 House committee hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The fifth hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol will focus on former President Donald Trump’s pressure on the Department of Justice to help him overturn the 2020 election. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the committee, will lead Thursday’s hearing, set… Read More

Gabriel Sterling, one of Georgia's top election officials, defends the state's election process during a press conference

The Jan. 6 committee holds its fourth hearing today. Here’s what we know

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The members of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will focus on former President Donald Trump’s attempts to pressure state officials to overturn the 2020 presidential election at their fourth hearing on Tuesday afternoon. The testimony at the hearing “will demonstrate that President Trump and… Read More

Vice President Mike Pence leads senators to the House chamber to continue the joint session of the House and Senate and count the Electoral College votes cast in November's election.

The Jan. 6 committee is meeting Thursday. Here’s what to expect

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Updated June 16, 2022 at 10:30 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol will hold its next hearing at 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, focusing on how former President Donald Trump pressured then-Vice President Mike Pence not to count lawful electoral votes. In a… Read More

Witnesses swear in before a House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol hearing on Monday.

The Jan. 6 committee has postponed its Wednesday hearing and will next meet Thursday

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Updated June 14, 2022 at 12:58 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The third Jan. 6 committee hearing scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed to an as-yet unknown day, the panel said in a statement Tuesday. The committee’s release does not offer an explanation, but a source familiar said the move was a result of… Read More

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

Jan. 6 panel says Trump fleeced his base and 5 other takeaways from the 2nd hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It wasn’t in prime time this time, but the Jan. 6 committee held an eyebrow-raising hearing Monday in its second of seven promised ones. This hearing pulled back the curtain on what life was like on the Trump campaign and in the White House in the days following election night 2020…. Read More

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Ohio Rep. Jordan rejects Jan. 6 panel request for interview

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, one of former President Donald Trump’s closest allies in Congress, has rejected a request for an interview by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. In a combative letter Sunday to committee chairman Bennie Thompson, Jordan says, “The American people are tired of Democrats’… Read More

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Former Parkersburg councilman enters a plea in Capitol riot case

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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former councilman for the city of Parkersburg, West Virginia, who is charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reported that 43-year-old Eric Barber admitted Thursday to entering the Capitol and stealing a portable charger… Read More