Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes

Facing prison time and dire personal consequences for storming the US Capitol, some Jan. 6 defendants are trying to profit from their participation in the deadly riot, using it as a platform to drum up cash, promote business endeavors and boost social media profiles. A Nevada ban jailed on riot charges asked his mother to … Read more

Luria, Kinzinger put careers on line in Jan. 6 investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reps. Elaine Luria and Adam Kinzinger, who will lead questioning in the closing summer hearing of the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday night, are from different parties but agree emphatically on one thing: The investigation into the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol is worth sacrificing their political careers. Luria, a Democrat … Read more

Jean. 6 panel reconvenes: Live updates of today’s hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Jan. 6 committee is set to highlight the way violent far-right extremists answered Donald Trump’s “siren call” to come to Washington for a big rally, as some now face rare sedition charges over the deadly US Capitol attack and effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The panel investigating the Jan. … Read more

Jean. 6 panel probes Trump’s ‘siren call’ to extremists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Jan. 6 committee is set to highlight the way violent far-right extremists answered Donald Trump’s “siren call” to come to Washington for a big rally, as some now face rare sedition charges over the deadly US Capitol attack and effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The panel investigating the Jan. … Read more

Trump ally Bannon now willing to testify before Jan. 6 panels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannona former White House strategist and ally of Donald Trump who faces criminal charges after months of defying a congressional subpoena over the Capitol riot, has told the House committee investigating the attack that he is now willing to testify. Bannon’s turnabout was conveyed in a letter late Saturday from his … Read more

Trump ally Bannon now willing to testify before Jan. 6 panels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannona former White House strategist and ally of Donald Trump who faces criminal charges after months of defying a congressional subpoena over the Capitol riot, has told the House committee investigating the attack that he is now willing to testify. Bannon’s turnabout was conveyed in a letter late Saturday from his … Read more

Trump associates’ ties to extremists probed by Jan. 6 panels

After members of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group stormed the US Capitol on Jan 6, 2021their leader called someone on the phone with an urgent message for then-President Donald Trump, another extremist told investigators. While gathered in a private suite at the Phoenix Park Hotel, an Oath Keeper member says he heard their leader, … Read more

About half say Trump should be charged for 1/6: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — About half of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in the US Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021a new poll shows. The survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 48% of US adults say the Republican former president … Read more

1/6 panel: Plan for Pence to reject electors ‘nuts,’ ‘crazy’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump’s closest advisers viewed his last-ditch efforts pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to halt congressional certification of his 2020 election defeat as “nuts,” “crazy” and even likely to incite riots if Pence followed through, witnesses revealed in stark testimony to the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday. Gripping new evidence disclosed Trump’s … Read more