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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

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent rioters supporting President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington.

Jan. 6 hearing features a key witness from the Trump White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Capitol insurrection will hear testimony Tuesday from Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide in Donald Trump’s White House. She’s considered a vital witness in the investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021 attack. A person familiar with the matter confirmed that she would appear, speaking on condition of anonymity… 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

The Jan. 6 committee displays testimony on a screen during the committee's hearing on Thursday.

New revelations and 3 other takeaways from the first Jan. 6 committee hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It wasn’t clear what the country could expect from the Jan. 6 select committee’s beginning presentation of its findings, but the prime-time, opening hearing Thursday night had lots of new information, and it was presented in a calm and cogent way. The committee transported the audience back to Jan. 6 with… Read More

Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021

5 key questions the Jan. 6 committee will tackle in its hearings

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The House select committee on January 6 holds its first hearing on Thursday, in prime time at 8 p.m. EST, promising to weave together a narrative from the findings of its year-long probe with “previously unseen material” about the attack on the Capitol. Some committee members have teased that there will… 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

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, violent rioters supporting President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington.

One year later, Ohio arrests tied to Jan. 6 remain mostly unresolved

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CLEVELAND (ideastream) — One year after the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, 35 people allegedly involved in the riot have been arrested in Ohio so far. A total of more than 700 people have been charged for their role in the violent protest and breaching of building while Congress was certifying the results… Read More

Newly installed surveillance cameras are positioned near the U.S. Capitol

A year after the Capitol riot, work remains to prevent another attack

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) –– The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol led to a transformation of security for the citadel of democracy and members of Congress. One year later, a new team of Capitol security leaders is in place, and a series of congressional committees is still investigating what went wrong that day. But… Read More

Left to right: President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally. A member of a pro-Trump mob shatters a window with his fist from inside the Capitol Building after breaking in. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi presides over a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 Electoral College.

A timeline of how the Jan. 6 attack unfolded — including who said what and when

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — January 6, 2021 was a Wednesday. A joint session of Congress was set to convene in the U.S. Capitol to certify Joe Biden’s electoral vote win. Meanwhile, thousands of Trump supporters gathered near the White House to hear him speak at noon ET. Tensions were high on Capitol Hill. Protesters swarmed… Read More