Latest "Capitol riot" News

01/19/2021

Riley Williams, who allegedly stole Nancy Pelosi's computer during Capitol riots, arrested

A caller who identified themselves as the former partner of Riley Williams told authorities that she planned to give the device to a friend who would sell it to Russia's foreign intelligence service, a claim that authorities are investigating but have not yet…

Source: CBS News

01/19/2021

Capitol rioter accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop arrested

An alleged Capitol rioter was arrested Monday after her former romantic partner accused her of taking a laptop or hard drive from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office with the intention of selling i…

Source: New York Post

01/18/2021

Retired New York City firefighter charged in connection with US Capitol riot

A retired New York City Fire Department member is facing federal charges for allegedly participating in the deadly riot at the US Capitol earlier this month.

Source: CNN

01/18/2021

Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer arrested by FBI for involvement in Capitol riot

Heavy metal guitarist Jon Schaffer of the band Iced Earth, who was photographed at the riot in the U.S. Capitol, has turned himself in to the FBI.

Source: USA Today

01/18/2021

Capitol rioter threatened to shoot his children if they told FBI about DC trip, authorities say

A Texas man with ties to a far-right militia participated in the deadly Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol and threatened to shoot his children if they turned him in to authorities, according to court documents.

Source: Fox News

01/18/2021

FBI raids Colorado home tied to suspect in US Capitol riots

A large number of FBI agents and police officers swarmed into a Woodland Park neighborhood searching for 24-year-old Robert Gieswein.

Source: FOX 31 Denver

01/18/2021

Missing woman is accused of taking laptop from Pelosi's office during Capitol riot, FBI says

A former partner of Riley June Williams told the FBI that friends of Williams played a video of her stealing the drive or computer.

Source: The Washington Post

01/18/2021

Capitol rioter threatened to shoot kids if they told FBI about DC trip

A Texas man with ties to a right-wing extremist group threatened to shoot his children if they told the FBI he traveled to Washington to storm the Capitol with other President Trump supporters, acc…

Source: New York Post

01/18/2021

‘I Let You Down’: Klete Keller’s Path From Olympics to Capitol Riot

Jan. 6 wasn’t Keller’s first election protest in Washington. But as he makes tearful apologies and faces federal charges, even his closest confidants aren’t sure why he was there at all.

Source: New York Times

01/18/2021

Capitol rioter plotted to sell stolen Pelosi laptop to Russian intelligence

Accused Capitol rioter Riley June Williams plotted to sell stolen Pelosi laptop to Russian intelligence but was turned in by former 'romantic partner,' court documents say.

Source: NBC News

01/18/2021

Iced Earth's Jon Schaffer Facing Six Federal Charges, Had 'Bear Spray' At Capitol Riot

More details have surfaced after Schaffer was arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the Capitol riot.

Source: Loudwire

01/18/2021

Jon Schaffer, Heavy Metal Guitarist from Iced Earth, Arrested after Capitol Riot

The FBI has publicly confirmed that Schaffer was allegedly in a group of rioters that used bear spray on law enforcement officials in Washington D.C. during the insurrection.

Source: Newsweek

01/18/2021

Army reservist with security-level clearance among the latest charged in connection with Capitol riot

An Army reservist who federal investigators say has secret-level security clearance and a long record of posting his extremist views online was among the latest wave of rioters charged by federal prosecutors in connection with the January 6 Capitol insurrecti…

Source: CNN

01/18/2021

New Mexico County Commissioner Arrested in DC for Involvement in Capitol Riot

A New Mexico county official and founder of the group Cowboys for Trump who had vowed to return to Washington after last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol to…

Source: NBC4 Washington

01/18/2021

Cowboys for Trump founder arrested after allegedly leading Capitol rioters in prayer

A New Mexico county official and founder of Cowboys for Trump was arrested Sunday for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot.

Source: NBC News

01/18/2021

Trump allies behind rally that ignited U.S. Capitol riot, records say

Veterans of President Donald Trump’s failed reelection campaign had key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Pre…

Source: The Denver Post

01/18/2021

Cowboys for Trump leader arrested over US Capitol riot

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico county official and founder of the group Cowboys for...

Source: SFGate

01/18/2021

Columbus native, musician Jon Schaffer arrested for role in Capitol riot

The musician from Columbus, Indiana, turned himself in to authorities around 3 p.m. Sunday.

Source: WTHR

01/18/2021

Iced Earth's Jon Schaffer Arrested After Capitol Riot Involvement, FBI Confirms

Schaffer was among the pro-Trump mob that forcefully entered the Capitol Building on Jan. 6.

Source: Loudwire

01/17/2021

GitHub admits error in firing Jewish employee who warned colleagues to 'stay safe' from Nazis amid Capitol riot

Investigation finds ‘significant errors of judgment,’ HR chief resigns

Source: MarketWatch

01/17/2021

Columbus native and musician Jon Schaffer charged for role in Capitol riot

(WISH) – Indiana native and Iced Earth guitarist Jon Schaffer …

Source: WISHTV.com

01/17/2021

Capitol riot seen in new shocking footage like never before

Shocking footage released on Sunday offers a new glimpse inside the deadly US Capitol riot, — following the invaders as they search for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers, sit in …

Source: New York Post

01/17/2021

FBI releases photos of suspects wanted in alleged assault of officer during Capitol riot

The FBI released photos of seven suspects wanted in the alleged assault of a Washington police officer during the deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Source: NBC News

01/17/2021

GitHub head of HR resigns after investigation into firing of Jewish employee over Capitol riot comments

Microsoft-owned GitHub said on Sunday that the company's head of human resources resigned after an investigation into the company's dismissal of an employee.

Source: CNBC

01/17/2021

Trump approval rating relatively unchanged in wake of Capitol rioting: NBC News poll | TheHill

A poll released by ...

Source: The Hill

01/17/2021

Alleged Capitol rioters say Trump invited them, seek pardons

Those who stormed the Capitol and their attorneys in early defense arguments say they went there at the 'invitation' of President Trump or were let in by police.

Source: Los Angeles Times

01/17/2021

Loews Hotels Drops Fundraiser For Sen. Josh Hawley After Capitol Riots

The hotel company is the latest to sever ties with the Republican senator following his objection to the Electoral College votes during Congress' certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win.

Source: NPR

01/17/2021

LIVE UPDATES: Trump approval rating hits record low following Capitol riots, impeachment

Follow for the latest updates on Trump's impeachment.

Source: Fox News

01/17/2021

New York man arrested for alleged participation in Capitol riot

Federal agents have arrested a 26-year-old New York resident for his alleged participation in the January 6 US Capitol riot in Washington, DC, a federal law enforcement source tells CNN.

Source: CNN

01/17/2021

Ga. lawyer, mother of ‘zip-tie guy’ charged in Capitol riot

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

01/16/2021

Poll: Most Republicans don’t blame Trump for Capitol riot

A new poll finds a nation united on opposing the Capitol attacks but divided on who is to blame.

Source: Vox

01/16/2021

Selfies, social media posts making it easier for FBI to track down Capitol riot suspects

As the FBI continues to round up rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, it’s finding that a number of them seem to have openly confessed to crimes on open social media.

Source: NBC News

01/16/2021

SF Giants owner under scrutiny for donations to Rep. Boebert's campaign after Capitol riot

Charles B. Johnson, the billionaire owner of the San Francisco Giants and the former CEO of Franklin Resources, came under scrutiny for donating thousands to the election campaign of Lauren Boebert who campaigned and won a seat in the House of Representatives…

Source: Fox News

01/16/2021

AOC casts blame on Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg for Capitol riot

“He is part of this problem,” the Democrat said at an online town hall meeting Friday with Bronx and Queens constituents. “And Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook bear partial responsibi…

Source: New York Post

01/16/2021

Twitter purge decimates GOP senators after Capitol riot, but Democrats gain

The Twitter purge after the Capitol riots left 75 percent of Senate Republicans with fewer followers, with several losing tens of thousands, a review by The Post shows. Many of the Senate’s m…

Source: New York Post

01/16/2021

Richard Barnett , man accused of sitting at Nancy Pelosi’s desk during Capitol riot, won’t be going home afte

A federal judge in Washington on Friday night halted a plan to release and put on house arrest the Arkansas man photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Source: MassLive.com

01/16/2021

United States Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar submits letter of resignation, cites US Capitol riot as reason - WPVI

Health And Human Services Secretary Alex Azar cited the riot at the U.S. Capitol as a reason for his resignation letter.

Source: WPVI-TV

01/16/2021

Capitol rioter Jake Angeli, known as "QAnon Shaman," will be jailed until trial

Prosecutors say rioter Jacob Chansley, known as the "QAnon Shaman," is a dangerous conspiracy leader who should be detained.

Source: CBS News

01/16/2021

Parler backlash overshadows Facebook's major role in fueling Capitol riot, watchdog groups say

The raid would have still happened without Parler, says Media Matters CEO Angelo Carusone, but not without Facebook.

Source: Salon

01/16/2021

Capitol Rioter Jenna Ryan Talks With CBS 11 Following Arrest

Jenna Ryan Alleged To Have Been Illegally Inside The U.S. Capitol Talks With CBS 11 Following Arrest

Source: YouTube

01/16/2021

The Spin: Kinzinger says he was armed during Capitol riot | Illinois National Guard mobilized amid security threats | Pritzker, Lightfoot aren’t attending inauguration

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.

Source: Chicago Tribune

01/15/2021

Olympian turned Capitol rioter Klete Keller released from federal custody with a warning

An Olympic medalist turned Capitol rioter was released from federal custody and ordered to stay away from the nation’s capitol until after next week’s inauguration. Klete Keller, a 38-y…

Source: New York Post

01/15/2021

Feds arrest Jenna Ryan, private plane-flying Capitol rioter who plugged realtor business

The Texas real estate broker who flew on a private jet to attend the Capitol riot last week was arrested by federal authorities on Friday — hours after charges against her were unveiled in DC. Jenn…

Source: New York Post

01/15/2021

Klete Keller Turns Himself in to Authorities for Capitol Riot Charges

One day after he was charged for his involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot, Klete Keller turned himself into authorities and was released without bail.

Source: SwimSwam

01/15/2021

How the Capitol Riot Thrust Big American Companies Deeper Into Politics

Corporate moves to decry the forces behind the Jan. 6 riot accelerate a broader movement in business to address social and political issues

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/15/2021

Texas Real Estate Agent Who Took Private Jet to Capitol Riot Is Arrested

The Texas broker and life coach is among a slew of rioters who were charged on Friday.

Source: Daily Beast

01/15/2021

Feds: Capitol riot cases to soar past 300; 'bread crumbs' of evidence so far point to coordinated assault

Feds find only 'bread crumbs' of evidence so far pointing to coordination in Capitol assault

Source: USA Today

01/15/2021

Texas realtor who took private jet is charged in Capitol riot

A Texas realtor who took a private jet to the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week and called it the best day of her life is facing federal charges.

Source: NBC News

01/15/2021

Capitol riots: Police describe a 'medieval battle'

US police held back a mob for hours in a "barbaric" battle at the Capitol. Here are their stories.

Source: BBC News

01/15/2021

Virginia National Guard corporal arrested and charged in connection with Capitol riot

The men were identified as Jacob Fracker and Thomas Robertson, both police officers in Rocky Mount, about 25 miles south of Roanoke.

Source: NBC News

01/15/2021

Olympian Klete Keller surrenders, faces 3 charges for involvement in Capitol riots

The swimmer won gold for Team USA with Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in 2004 and 2008.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

01/15/2021

Federal prosecutors say Capitol rioters intended to 'capture and assassinate' elected officials

The prosecutor leading the investigation into the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week says authorities have no direct evidence that the rioters were plotting to assassinate officials.

Source: The Denver Channel

01/15/2021

From Olympic medalist to Capitol rioter: The fall of Klete Keller

After struggling with homelessness, Keller had found his footing, his former teammates believed. Then they saw video of him at the Capitol riots -- wearing a Team USA jacket.

Source: The Washington Post

01/15/2021

Retired Air Force officer at Capitol riot intended "to take hostages," prosecutor says

Larry Brock was arrested Sunday in Texas after being photographed on the Senate floor during the deadly riot wearing a helmet and heavy vest and carrying plastic zip-tie handcuffs.

Source: CBS News

01/15/2021

Capitol rioters communicated using military hand signals, law enforcement official says

The apparent use of "small unit tactics," trained to military and law enforcement, drew immediate scrutiny from investigators

Source: CBS News

01/15/2021

Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing olive-drab helmets and body armor trudged...

Source: Associated Press

01/15/2021

Lawyer for 'QAnon Shaman' Argues Donald Trump Should Pardon 'Peaceful' Capitol Rioters

"The words and invitation of a president are supposed to mean something," Albert Watkins, attorney for the "QAnon Shaman" featured in viral photos of last weeks Capitol riot, reportedly said while...

Source: Newsweek

01/15/2021

Capitol rioters communicated using military hand signals, law enforcement official says

The apparent use of "small unit tactics," trained to military and law enforcement, drew immediate scrutiny from investigators

Source: CBS News

01/15/2021

Liberal Utah activist charged with joining Capitol riot

The charges against the founder of a protest group called Insurgence USA include a felony count of interfering with law enforcement.

Source: Politico

01/15/2021

St. Louis attorney, representing ‘QAnon Shaman’ in Capitol riot case, asks Pres. Trump for pardon

St. Louis attorney Al Watkins, who also represented the McCloskeys, is now representing Jacob A. Chansley of Arizona, a man photographed multiple times inside the US Capitol Building during the riot on January 6.

Source: KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

01/15/2021

Retired firefighter accused of throwing extinguisher at police during Capitol riot is arrested

A retired Pennsylvania firefighter surrendered Thursday and was charged with allegedly throwing a fire extinguisher at police amid a riot at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Source: NBC News

01/15/2021

GOP loses several thousand in NC after Capitol riots - WTVD

In North Carolina, the GOP has lost several thousand people since the attack last Wednesday. The Democratic Party also suffered a smaller net loss after the chaos in Washington.

Source: WTVD-TV

01/15/2021

Former Arizona Olympian Klete Keller, charged in U.S. Capitol riot, turns himself in to feds

Olympian and former Phoenix resident Klete Keller, involved in the Capitol riot, turned himself in to authorities and was charged with three crimes.

Source: AZCentral

01/15/2021

Dem lawmakers speculate that Capitol rioters may have had GOP help

Democrats say GOP colleagues may have helped rioters before the violence. They want investigations but haven't named names

Source: USA Today

01/14/2021

Utah activist John Sullivan arrested for involvement in Capitol riot

Utah activist John Sullivan was taken into custody Thursday, over a week after he shared video of himself inside the U.S. Capitol as protesters breached security.

Source: fox13now.com

01/14/2021

FBI director says 100 arrests to date from Capitol riots

Christopher Wray also said law enforcement was monitoring “an extensive amount of concerning online chatter” ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Source: Politico

01/14/2021

Dozens of people on FBI terrorist watch list came to D.C. the day of Capitol riot

The revelation marks another example of the intelligence failures preceding last week’s deadly assault, critics say.

Source: The Washington Post

01/14/2021

Exclusive: Large bitcoin payments to right-wing activists a month before Capitol riot linked to foreign account

U.S. law enforcement is investigating whether a bitcoin transfer to right-wing organizations and personalities was linked to the Jan. 6 assault on the...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

01/14/2021

Marvel faces calls to retire The Punisher after Capitol rioters were seen wearing the character's logo

People are calling on Marvel comics to consider retiring The Punisher character in light of his symbol being seen on rioters at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.

Source: Fox News

01/14/2021

BLM protest vs. Capitol riot: Comparing police response

Here's what happened outside the White House last June as crowds protested the death of George Floyd, and on Jan. 6, when Trump supporters mobbed the U.S. Capitol.

Source: The Washington Post

01/14/2021

Megan Rapinoe describes 'insane' US Capitol riot as 'murderous moment'

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe had some poignant words about last week’s U.S. Capitol riot in a video conference call with reporters Tuesday.

Source: Fox News

01/14/2021

5 things to know for January 14: Impeachment, Capitol riot, Covid, Flint water, ISIS

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.

Source: CNN

01/14/2021

Jack Kirby's Son Neal Denounces Capitol Rioters Wearing Captain America Symbols

Last week saw disturbing events unfold in the United States Capitol building, as a violent mob took siege of building during the joint session of congress which was intended to certify the election results of President-Elect Joe Biden as the next President of…

Source: ComicBook.com

01/14/2021

Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller charged for alleged role in Capitol riots

Klete Keller, who won five Olympic swimming medals, including two relay golds, was charged Wednesday for his alleged participation in the Capitol riot last week, according to court documents.

Source: CNN

01/14/2021

Two Virginia police officers charged in connection to Capitol riot | TheHill

Two off-duty police officers in Virginia have been charged in connect...

Source: The Hill

01/14/2021

Key takeaways from Wednesday's developments in the Capitol riots investigation

One week after the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol, federal law enforcement's dragnet to arrest the violent trespassers kicked into high gear.

Source: CNN

01/13/2021

Klete Keller charged: Olympic swimming medalist accused of taking part in US Capitol riot - KABC

Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was charged Wednesday with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after video emerged that appeared to show him among those storming the building last week.

Source: KABC-TV

01/13/2021

'The Punisher' star Jon Bernthal lashes out at 'misguided and lost' Capitol rioters for appropriating Marvel hero's famous skull symbol

Meanwhile, Disney and Marvel remain mum on right-wing embrace of "Punisher" logo amid renewed calls for comic publisher to permanently retire the symbol and ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

01/13/2021

Trump Is Impeached Again, Faces Senate Trial on Capitol Riot

Source: Bloomberg

01/13/2021

Trump Is Impeached Again, Faces Senate Trial on Capitol Riot

Source: Bloomberg

01/13/2021

Olympic gold medal swimmer Klete Keller charged in Capitol riots

Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Klete Keller was charged in U.S. District Court in the D.C. Wednesday for allegedly participating in last week's deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Source: The Denver Channel

01/13/2021

Ex-Olympic swimmer Klete Keller faces 3 federal charges for participation in U.S. Capitol riots

Two-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Klete Keller was charged with three federal crimes for his participation in last week's riots at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Source: ESPN

01/13/2021

Olympic gold-medal swimmer Klete Keller charged in connection with U.S. Capitol riot

Swimmer Klete Keller faces charges after law enforcement officers identified him as one of the people who illegally entered U.S. Capitol during riot.

Source: USA Today

01/13/2021

NJ man who was next to Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riots busted by feds

Thomas Baranyi, a Peace Corps member who appeared in a widely circulated clip showing his bloody hand, was busted Tuesday by FBI agents.

Source: New York Post

01/13/2021

Man in 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt, photographed at U.S. Capitol riot, arrested in Virginia

Robert Keith Packer, who was photographed in 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt at the U.S. Capitol riot, has been arrested in Newport News, Virginia.

Source: NBC News

01/13/2021

Former Navy SEAL bragged about taking part in Capitol riots in now-deleted Facebook video

Retired Navy SEAL Adam Newbold made a video explaining how rioters breached the Capitol building on Jan. 6

Source: Task & Purpose

01/13/2021

Homeland Security locks down Washington, DC, ahead of inauguration after Capitol riots

Washington was draped in fencing and barricades as officials announced an early inaugural lockdown after the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol.

Source: USA Today

01/13/2021

Tim McGraw, Tyler Hubbard on Capitol riot, divisive politics and their new song "Undivided"

Country music superstars Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard have teamed up for a new song, "Undivided." "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason speaks with them about the state of the country, their reaction to the attack on the Capitol and …

Source: CBS News

01/13/2021

Lana Del Rey Said Her Comments About Trump's Presidency And The Violence At The Capitol Riots Were "Taken Out Of Context" After A Huge Backlash

"I really don't appreciate being painted as some kind of white Republican who's always been given everything and supports the incite of a Capitol riot."

Source: Buzzfeed

01/13/2021

Ocasio-Cortez says she thought she 'was going to die' in 'close encounter' during Capitol rioting | TheHill

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) revealed Tuesday she feared for her life during deadly rio...

Source: The Hill

01/13/2021

Chuck Norris weighs in on U.S. Capitol riot after photo resembling actor goes viral

"I am and always will be for Law and Order," the actor tweeted.

Source: CBS News

01/13/2021

House to vote Wednesday to impeach Trump for second time after he incited Capitol riot

The House is poised to make Donald Trump the first President in United States history to be impeached for a second time on Wednesday with a swift and bipartisan vote to condemn Trump's role inciting the riots at the US Capitol.

Source: CNN

01/13/2021

Colbert Rages at GOP's 'Hollow Calls for Unity' After Capitol Riot

The “Late Show” host delivered a fiery rant against Republicans who are calling for “unity” after legitimizing the “fantasies of a violent, anti-democratic mob.”

Source: Daily Beast

01/13/2021

New York man charged in Capitol riot bails out as attorney says he was 'not part of the mob'

A New York man who allegedly gave a video interview while in the US Capitol was released on bond after being charged with crimes related to Wednesday's riot.

Source: CNN

01/13/2021

Reports identify US Olympic champion swimmer Klete Keller at Capitol riot

The relay teammate of Michael Phelps was identified on a video of Donald Trump’s supporters but was not shown to play any part in the violence

Source: The Guardian

01/13/2021

Video appears to show former U.S. Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller in U.S. Capitol riot

Video footage appears to show Klete Keller, a two-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist, maskless and donning a Team USA jacket during the U.S. Capitol riot.

Source: ESPN

01/13/2021

Lana Del Rey clarifies comments about Trump's role in Capitol riots: 'It's not the point'

Lana Del Rey says she only meant Donald Trump's 'lack of empathy' indicated a bigger problem — 'the issue of sociopathy and narcissism in America.'

Source: Entertainment Weekly

01/13/2021

Pat Miletich removed from MMA commentary job after US Capitol riot

UFC Hall of Famer and prominent MMA commentator Pat Miletich lost a commentary job Tuesday after his presence at the Capitol riot.

Source: Awful Announcing

01/13/2021

USWNT's Megan Rapinoe: Capitol riots 'very unsettling and scary'

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe has called last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol "very unsettling and scary."

Source: ESPN

01/13/2021

'Don’t bring that (expletive) here': Megan Rapinoe reacts to photo of U.S. Capitol rioter wearing USWNT sweatshirt

Megan Rapinoe offered her thoughts on the Capitol Hill insurrection and the image of a woman at the riots wearing a USWNT sweatshirt.

Source: USA Today

01/12/2021

Fauci predicts COVID-19 surge among lawmakers packed together 'like a subway car' during Capitol riot | TheHill

At least three congressional members have tested positive for COVID-19 after taking shelter in crowded committee rooms together.

Source: The Hill

01/12/2021

Fed official calls treatment of Capitol rioters ‘most stark example of racism’

“If those were Black militants, armed militants, storming the U.S. Capitol, I think they’d all be dead right now,” Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said.

Source: Politico

01/12/2021

Capitol riot: Brittany Aldean, Brittney Kelley criticized for posts

Country music wives Brittany Aldean and Brittney Kelley are facing backlash over social media posts about riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

Source: USA Today

01/12/2021

Feds consider sedition and conspiracy charges in probe of pro-Trump Capitol riot

The violence began after President Trump urged a crowd to fight with him in his bid to get Congress to reject Joe Biden's election as president.

Source: CNBC

01/12/2021

New York Man Arrested in Capitol Riot Claims Police Treated Them 'Like Animals'

William Arthur Leary said he doesn't trust mainstream media and prefers Infowars, the far-right conspiracy site run by Alex Jones.

Source: Newsweek

01/12/2021

Chuck Norris wasn't at Capitol riots, despite Twitter claims

Chuck Norris' manager says the actor didn't attend the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol despite photos of an apparent lookalike circulating on social media.

Source: Los Angeles Times

01/12/2021

Trump: Impeachment push over Capitol riot is causing 'tremendous anger'

President Trump on Tuesday said an effort to impeach him for allegedly inciting last week’s Capitol riot is causing “tremendous anger” and that he’s not to blame for the violence. …

Source: New York Post

01/12/2021

Capitol Riot Threatens Trump's Already Hurting Business

If golf courses and resorts struggle to attract and keep members, it would weigh on the overall Trump Organization

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/12/2021

Every Business to Cut Ties With Donald Trump Since Capitol Riots

Several companies have paused funding for those who voted against the certification of the 2020 election results.

Source: Newsweek

01/12/2021

5 things to know for January 12: Capitol riot, fundraising, Covid, death row, Cuba

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.

Source: CNN

01/12/2021

Trump acknowledges he bears some blame for Capitol riot: sources

Source: Fox News

01/12/2021

Over a Dozen Lawmakers Joined Crowds on Day of Capitol Riot

A second Republican lawmaker from West Virginia who marched to the U.S. Capitol to support overturning Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential win says he hopes…

Source: NBC4 Washington

01/11/2021

House pushes to impeach Trump after deadly Capitol riot: Live updates

The political fallout over President Trump's response to the deadly Capitol attack continues to escalate as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office. Follow here for the latest.

Source: CNN

01/11/2021

Capitol rioter, Air Force veteran, arrested after ex-wife calls FBI

A retired Air Force officer who was arrested after he was filmed storming the U.S. Capitol in military gear during last week's riots was turned in by his ex-wife, authorities said.

Source: Fox News

01/11/2021

Timberwolves' D'Angelo Russell turns question about Capitol riot back to reporters for discussion

Before describing his own feelings, Russell wanted to hear from reporters about theirs in an open discussion on the topic.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

01/11/2021

Philadelphia police investigating if any of their own took part in deadly Capitol riots

Philadelphia Police Department's Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating if any of its officers took part in last week's deadly U.S. Capitol riots.

Source: NBC News

01/11/2021

Has Parler been hit by ‘very incriminating’ data breach to identify Capitol rioters? Rumors swirl online

A Reddit thread on Sunday announced: “All Parler user data is being downloaded as we speak!”

Source: OregonLive

01/11/2021

Off-duty cops and military investigated after Capitol riot - Business Insider

Police officers are being placed on leave across the US while their involvement in the rally and riot in Washington, DC, last week is investigated.

Source: Business Insider

01/11/2021

'Congress is obligated' to impeach Trump after Capitol riot: Rep. Cicilline

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., who is one of the representatives taking the lead on an impeachment resolution targeting President Trump's alleged efforts to incite the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week, argued on Sunday that Congress is “obligated” to impeach…

Source: Fox News

01/11/2021

Ex-Georgia resident charged as ‘zip tie guy’ in Capitol riot

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

01/11/2021

Dozens Arrested For Capitol Riot After Feds Find Guns, Violent Threats and Molotov Cocktails

Authorities have made a series of arrests following Wednesday’s chaos at the Capitol. The U.S. Department of Justice announced several cases Friday with…

Source: NBC4 Washington

01/11/2021

What we know about Eric Munchel of Nashville, accused 'zip tie guy' in Capitol riot

Source: Google News

01/11/2021

Man with Lee County ties arrested after being seen with zip ties during US Capitol riots

A man seen carrying zip ties during riots at the US Capitol has been arrested Sunday in Tennessee.

Source: NBC2 News

01/10/2021

JPMorgan and Citigroup join U.S. corporations halting political donations after Capitol riot

The moves were part of the fallout of Wednesday's riot that forced American corporations to come to terms with how to respond.

Source: CNBC

01/10/2021

The Capitol riot may have put lawmakers at risk of coronavirus infection

Lawmakers may have been exposed to the coronavirus during Wednesday’s riot.

Source: Vox

01/10/2021

Kyrie Irving still refusing to play in Capitol riot aftermath

The Nets had hoped to get both of their absent stars back Sunday. They got halfway there, with Kevin Durant suiting up against Oklahoma City but Kyrie Irving sitting out against the Thunder. Durant…

Source: New York Post

01/10/2021

Schwarzenegger rebukes Trump and compares Capitol riot to Kristallnacht

Ex-Republican governor of California compares breach to night in 1938 when Nazi thugs attacked Jewish Germans and their property

Source: The Guardian

01/10/2021

Arnold Schwarzenegger condemns Trump as 'worst president ever' after Capitol riot

Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a lengthy statement condemning Donald Trump for the violence that broke out at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Source: Fox News

01/10/2021

After Capitol riot, Sen. Mark Warner urges Facebook to preserve 'digital evidence'

In the wake of last week’s deadly riot at the Capitol, Sen. Mark Warner is urging Facebook and other social media giants to preserve “digital evidence” of the chaotic scenes that engulfed the building.

Source: Fox News

01/10/2021

Doug Jensen, Seen At Capitol Riot in QAnon Top And Chasing Officer, Arrested in Iowa

Doug Jensen is facing five federal charges, including trespassing and disorderly conduct, after police said he took part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

Source: Newsweek

01/10/2021

Police arrest more Capitol rioters as details of violence and brutality emerge

Vast number of photos and videos captured the riot, which left five people dead

Source: The Guardian

01/10/2021

Ohio Democratic Senator Calls on Cruz, Hawley to Resign as Capitol Riot Backlash Grows

"Both Senator Josh Hawley and Senator Ted Cruz have betrayed their oaths of office and abetted a violent insurrection on our democracy," said Senator Sherrod Brown.

Source: Newsweek

01/10/2021

Capitol riot live updates: Air Force veteran fired after reported participation; Apple suspends Parler from App Store

More rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol arrested and charged. Trump banned from Twitter. Latest Capitol riots news.

Source: USA Today

01/10/2021

Jon Schaffer's Iced Earth bandmates say they don't condone Capitol riots

Iced Earth have released a statement after guitarist Jon Schaffer was declared wanted by authorities for his involvement at the US Capitol riot.

Source: NME

01/10/2021

Police departments across the U.S. open probes into whether their own members took part in the Capitol riot

Police officers and at least one police chief from departments across the United States are facing termination, suspension or other discipline.

Source: The Washington Post

01/10/2021

Capitol riot: Shooting death of Ashli Babbitt under investigation US attorney says: report

The U.S. Attorney for District of Columbia has opened a federal excessive force investigation into the shooting death of Ashli Babbitt, a 35-year-old Trump supporter who was shot and killed Wednesday during the Capitol riot, CBS News reports.

Source: Fox News

01/10/2021

In Capitol Riot, Communications Between Agencies Hampered Forceful Response

Calls for some reinforcements took hours to approve as police and federal agents tried to squelch uprising

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/10/2021

Social media platform Gab gains traffic, users following Capitol riot fallout | TheHill

The social media platform Gab, a networking site that is popular ...

Source: The Hill

01/10/2021

Ariel Pink dropped by record label after attending pro-Trump rally ahead of Capitol riots

Ariel Pink has been let go from his music label just days after admitting he attended a President Trump rally in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, the same day protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol building.

Source: Fox News

01/10/2021

Trump supporter in horns and fur is charged in Capitol riot

A self-described QAnon follower, Jacob Anthony Chansley defended his actions.

Source: The Washington Post

01/09/2021

Senate Democrat tells Facebook to preserve digital evidence from Capitol riot | TheHill

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the likely incoming chairman of the Sen...

Source: The Hill

01/09/2021

Senator asks social networks, carriers to preserve evidence from Capitol riot

Senator Mark Warner has sent letters to Facebook, Twitter, carriers and other companies asking them to preserve evidence from the US Capitol riot.

Source: Engadget

01/09/2021

DOJ announces charges against man carrying Pelosi's podium and others in US Capitol riot

Federal prosecutors have charged three individuals in connection with Wednesday's riot at the US Capitol, the Department of Justice announced Saturday, including a man seen on video carrying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern and another wearing a bearskin …

Source: CNN

01/09/2021

Photos of US Capitol rioter carrying Pelosi's lectern lead to arrest

Adam Christian Johnson, 36, was picked up by Pinellas County officers Friday evening on a federal warrant, according to an agency report, and he was being held pending trial.

Source: Fox News

01/09/2021

Deceased Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt received PPP loan—and she wasn’t the only one

Multiple rioters who stormed the Capitol on Wednesday, including Ashli Babbitt, received PPP loans for their businesses in 2020.

Source: The Daily Dot

01/09/2021

Lucy Lawless Slams ‘Hercules’ Co-Star Kevin Sorbo Over Capitol Riot Tweets

Lawless had strong words for her former colleague on Twitter, who has suggested that protesters at the Capitol could've been sent from the left.

Source: IndieWire

01/09/2021

Iced Earth Founder Jon Schaffer Wanted by Feds in Capitol Riot

The founder and lead guitarist of heavy metal band Iced Earth is popular with the FBI these days, because he's now a wanted man.

Source: TMZ

01/09/2021

Coronavirus updates: CDC director calls Capitol riot a 'surge event' for pandemic

CDC's director calls the Capitol riot a 'surge event' for pandemic. The Queen has been vaccinated. Latest on COVID.

Source: USA Today

01/09/2021

Failed response to Capitol riot shows deep divide over police use of force

The storming of the U.S. Capital has renewed accusations that police give certain protesters favorable treatment — and exposed the unfinished work of reform.

Source: NBC News

01/09/2021

More states report climbing Covid-19 numbers as CDC chief warns US Capitol riot was a likely 'surge event'

On the heels of the country's deadliest week since the Covid-19 pandemic's start, state officials are warning of more alarming patterns following the holiday season.

Source: CNN

01/09/2021

Capitol riots renew calls for D.C. to become 51st state

Under law, the federal government controls the D.C. National Guard, meaning Mayor Muriel Bowser had no say over as she watched her city get torn apart.

Source: NBC News

01/09/2021

Capitol riot: What we know about the Arkansas man accused of breaking into Pelosi's office

The Arkansas man seen sitting in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office with his foot on her desk amid a violent rit inside the U.S. Capitol was arrested Friday, authorities said.

Source: Fox News

01/08/2021

LeBron James on Capitol Riot: 'We Live in Two Americas'

LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates were already upset after a Wisconsin prosecutor on Tuesday decided not to charge a police officer who shot ...

Source: YouTube

01/08/2021

Kevin Sorbo and Lucy Lawless clash over the Capitol riots

Kevin Sorbo, a.k.a. 1990s TV's Hercules, was shut down by former costar Lucy Lawless, who played Xena, in a Twitter debate over the Capitol rioters.

Source: Los Angeles Times

01/08/2021

Nikki Haley on Capitol riot: Trump 'badly wrong with his words' | TheHill

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley condemned President Trump in a spee...

Source: The Hill

01/08/2021

Lucy Lawless Claps Back at Kevin Sorbo Over Capitol Riot Tweets

The pair co-starred on 'Xena: Warrior Princess.'

Source: Entertainment Tonight

01/08/2021

Syracuse man appears as ‘person of interest’ in FBI, D.C. police investigation of U.S. Capitol riot

Albert Ciarpelli, 65, was seen in a surveillance photo distributed by the FBI and Washington, D.C. police.

Source: syracuse.com

01/08/2021

Trump not expected to be criminally charged — at least for now — with inciting Capitol riot, DOJ says

Washington's top federal prosecutor a day earlier did not rule out charging President Trump or others for inciting the riot at the Capitol.

Source: CNBC

01/08/2021

Capitol riot arrestees top at least 82, mostly men, police records show

Arrest records show police have nabbed nearly seven dozen suspects, mostly men, in connection with crimes carried out or connected to Wednesday’s Capitol Hill riots.

Source: Fox News

01/08/2021

Man photographed with foot on Pelosi's desk during U.S. Capitol riot arrested

Richard Barnett was arrested in Arkansas and charged with entering and remaining on restricted grounds, violent entry, and theft of public property.

Source: CNBC

01/08/2021

Xena’s Lucy Lawless Slays Hercules’ Kevin Sorbo for Spreading Misinformation About Capitol Riots

Xena: Warrior Princess actress Lucy Lawless took down Hercules star Kevin Sorbo for promoting misinformation about the Capitol riots this week.

Source: Consequence of Sound

01/08/2021

LeBron James and Gregg Popovich voice anger over Capitol riot before and after Lakers-Spurs game

Two of the NBA’s most prominent voices — as well as consistent sources of criticism of President Trump — joined the chorus of NBA players and coaches who have decried the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol as well of President Trump’s role in the brief insurr…

Source: The Washington Post

01/08/2021

Ariel Pink defends supporting Trump on day of Capitol riots, insists he 'peacefully' rallied at White House

Musician Ariel Pink responds to backlash about his attendance in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to show support for President Trump.

Source: Fox News

01/08/2021

As Josh Hawley loses a book deal over the Capitol riots, his GOP mentor says backing him was ‘the worst mistake I ever made’

Hawley was denounced by one of his top donors, dropped from a book deal, and lambasted by several Missouri Republicans — all in the span of about five hours on Thursday afternoon.

Source: The Washington Post

01/08/2021

'You just show them the photos.' How LeBron James says he talks to his children about the double standard of the US Capitol riots

When asked how he talks to his children about Wednesday's chaos in Washington, DC, LeBron James responded, "You just show them the photos."

Source: CNN

01/08/2021

An 'angry' Pence navigates the fallout of his rupture with Trump over election, Capitol riots

Vice President Mike Pence has broken with President Donald Trump as calls increase for Pence to use the 25th Amendment to replace Trump.

Source: USA Today

01/08/2021

Spurs' Gregg Popovich says Donald Trump should be removed from office after Capitol riots

Angered by Capitol riots, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says of Donald Trump: "He’s a deranged and really flawed individual. But he’s also dangerous.”

Source: USA Today

01/08/2021

Betsy DeVos Resigns, Citing Trump’s ‘Rhetoric’ in Capitol Riot

Source: Bloomberg

01/08/2021

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigns after Capitol riot

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the second Cabinet secretary to resign a day after a pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

01/08/2021

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigns after Capitol riot

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the second Cabinet secretary to resign a day after a pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Source: WMUR Manchester

01/08/2021

Capitol rioting: Rep. Crenshaw blasts fellow Republicans for 'lying' to Trump supporters

Voters were "lied to" leading up to the riots that engulfed the Capitol in chaos and resulted in at least four deaths, Rep. Dan Crenshaw told Fox News on Thursday.

Source: Fox News

01/07/2021

Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay says he's not Capitol riot Viking: 'I wasn't with all those freaks'

Jamiroquai's lead singer Jay Kay has addressed comparisons to a man shown storming the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday dressed as a Viking.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

01/07/2021

Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay denies he was at Capitol riots after fans mistake him for man in horned helmet

Jay Kay, the lead singer of the group Jamiroquai, was forced to deny that he was at the Capitol riots.

Source: Fox News

01/07/2021

President Trump Awards Medal Of Freedom To 3 Golfers Day After Capitol Riot

Just one day after his supporters rioted inside the U.S. Capitol, President Donald Trump went back to business. And by business, we mean golf.

Source: TMZ

01/07/2021

'A terribly sad day for America': Tim McGraw, Cardi B, Jimmy Fallon react to Capitol riot

Meghan McCain, Cardi B, Maren Morris and Tim McGraw were just a few stars to share their opinion on Wednesday's riots at the U.S. Capitol building.

Source: USA Today

01/07/2021

Capitol riots: Boris Johnson condemns Donald Trump for sparking events

The UK prime minister also says the US president is "completely wrong" over his election fraud claims.

Source: BBC News

01/07/2021

TV Ratings for Wednesday, Jan. 6: US Capitol Riot News Coverage

RELATED STORIES Late-Night Hosts Call for Trump's Immediate Removal Biden Addresses Nation, Slams 'Chaos at Capitol' In the latest TV ratings, NBC News’ primetime coverage of the riot outside and inside the U.S. Capitol led Wednesday both in total audience (a…

Source: TVLine

01/07/2021

How US Capitol Riot, Biden Certification Unfolded

A mob stormed the U.S. Capitol after President Trump urged supporters to march to the building to oppose the election results. Roughly 14 hours later, Congress affirmed Joe Biden's victory.

Source: NPR

01/07/2021

People Aren't Exactly Here For Demi Lovato Making Music About The Capitol Riots

The singer said she was in the studio when violent pro-Trump forces stormed the U.S. Capitol building.

Source: HuffPost

01/07/2021

California woman killed during Capitol riot was a military veteran and staunch Trump supporter

Ashli Babbitt, the woman shot while storming the nation's Capitol, was an Air Force veteran who posted extremist tweets in the days before her death

Source: USA Today

01/07/2021

Congress certifies Biden win after violent Capitol riots

Congress affirmed President-elect Joe Biden's victory after a day of riots incited by President Trump. Follow here for the latest.

Source: CNN

01/07/2021

Capitol riots lead Selena Gomez to slam social media CEOs: 'You have all failed the American people'

Selena Gomez said Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google and their respective CEOs "failed the American people" after riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

Source: Fox News

01/07/2021

Airlines beefing up safety on Washington flights in wake of Capitol riots, in-flight incidents

The head of the Association of Flight Attendants, a major airline union, suggested that people who took part in Capitol riots be banned from flying.

Source: USA Today

01/07/2021

Capitol rioters planned for weeks in plain sight. The police weren’t ready

The question of how law enforcement and the national security establishment failed so spectacularly will likely be the subject of intense focus in coming days.

Source: Minnesota Public Radio News

01/07/2021

Selena Gomez Called Out Social Media CEOs By Name And Said They've "Failed The American People" After The Capitol Riots

"Today is the result of allowing people with hate in their hearts to use platforms that should be used to bring people together."

Source: Buzzfeed

01/07/2021

Jamiroquai trended on Twitter during yesterday's US Capitol riot

Jamiroquai began trending on Twitter yesterday (January 6) as users compared one of the pro-Trump rioters at the US Capitol to Jay Kay

Source: NME

01/07/2021

Elon Musk: US Capitol riots a 'domino effect' from Facebook founding - Business Insider

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk linked the riots to "a website to rate women on campus," a reference to Facebook's creation.

Source: Business Insider

01/07/2021

CEOs, Industry Groups Denounce Capitol Riots

Manufacturing trade group, coalition of unions suggest President Trump be removed from office

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/07/2021

Steph Curry to Trump after Capitol riot: ‘Cat got you tongue today huh?’

Curry dug up a tweet from Trump suggesting prison time for anyone who vandalizes or damages federal property.

Source: The Mercury News

01/06/2021

Rivers on Capitol riot: 'Could you imagine if those were all Black people?'

Sixers head coach Doc Rivers spoke Wednesday after pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol, reflecting on inequalities, emotions and more. By Noah Levick

Source: NBCSports.com