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More than two dozen off-duty officers attended the pro-Trump rally. Federal investigators will determine if they broke any the laws during the insurrection.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Saying “violence will not be tolerated in Ohio”, Gov. Mike DeWine says the Highway Patrol and the Ohio National Guard will back up Columbus police forces for a planned “armed march” by right-wing and pro-Trump supporters this weekend. DeWine said 700 members of the Ohio National Guard will be… Read More
Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — Vaccines will be available to Ohioans 80 years and older beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19. About 800 providers across the state have been selected to be part of the first week of distribution. At a coronavirus briefing, Gov.Mike DeWine said the state has asked local health departments and emergency management agencies to… Read More
Lawmaker Resigns From West Virginia House After Being Charged For His Role In U.S. Capitol Insurrection
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — Derrick Evans, a newly elected West Virginia state lawmaker, has resigned before serving a single day in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The 35-year-old from Wayne County was one of hundreds of pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted Congress during the certification of state election results… Read More
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — A West Virginia lawmaker who filmed himself taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday has been charged by federal officials. Del. Derrick Evans, R-Wayne — who was just elected to a first term in the West Virginia House of Delegates — has been charged with entering a… Read More
Members of Congress returned to the floor after pro-Trump extremists stormed the Capitol and halted certification proceedings.
In his first remarks, since the start of the insurrection, Trump said of the extremists who stormed the Capitol, “you’re very special.”