The Biden administration rarely criticizes conservative media stars by name, but a deputy press secretary declared that Mr. Carlson “is not credible.”
Tag Archives: United States Capitol Police
Republican Lawmakers Split Over Carlson’s False Jan. 6 Claims
House Republicans promoted Tucker Carlson’s report falsely portraying the attack on the Capitol as a largely peaceful event, while Senate Republicans condemned it.
Timothy J. Heaphy Led the House Jan. 6 Investigation. Here’s What He Learned.
The top staff investigator for the House inquiry on the Capitol attack opened up about his biggest takeaways and why proving intent is the key to a criminal charge against former President Donald J. Trump.
Judge Orders Release of Video Footage Showing Attack on Paul Pelosi
Judge Stephen M. Murphy of San Francisco Superior Court ruled that there was no reason to keep the footage secret. It could be released as soon as Thursday.
Four More Oath Keepers Members Convicted of Sedition in Second Trial
The four members of the far-right militia were found guilty of seditious conspiracy nearly two months after the group’s leader, Stewart Rhodes, was convicted of the same charge in a separate proceeding.
Biden Marks 2nd Anniversary of Jan. 6 By Awarding 14 Presidential Medals
President Biden marked the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack by awarding the Presidential Citizens Medal to 14 people.
Ex-Capitol Police Chief Faults Intelligence Officials and Military in Jan. 6 Attack
Steven A. Sund wrote in his new book that intelligence possessed by the F.B.I. and other agencies should have had them “seeing red.” He also criticized the military’s slow response to the siege.
I Was Caught in the Capitol Riot, and I Still Feel the Pain of That Day
The riot was an attack not just on an essential American institution but also on the people who live and serve to protect it.
Congress Awards Gold Medals to Police Who Protected the Capitol on Jan. 6
Lawmakers recounted the horrors of Jan. 6, 2021, as they granted the Congressional Gold Medal to officers of the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department.
Top Democrat Grills Capitol Police About Lawmaker Protection After Pelosi Attack
Representative Zoe Lofgren, Democrat of California and the chairwoman of the Administration Committee, raised questions in a lengthy letter to J. Thomas Manger, the Capitol Police chief.
Ex-Capitol Police Officer Found Guilty of Obstruction in Jan. 6 Case
A jury found that the man, Michael A. Riley, 51, had deleted Facebook messages in which he offered advice to a Jan. 6 rioter about how to avoid getting caught, prosecutors said.
MAGA Doesn’t Care About Cops
Trump pitched himself as pro-police, but when his mob stormed the Capitol, he fell silent.
Man Accused in Jan. 6 Assault on Officer Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges
George Tanios was initially charged with helping to attack Officer Brian Sicknick with chemical spray, but pleaded guilty to misdemeanors under a deal with prosecutors.
Why Did It Take So Long to Deploy the National Guard on Jan. 6?
The House select committee’s hearing on Thursday could shed light on what steps were and were not taken by the Trump White House to send troops to help quell the violence at the Capitol.
President Trump Wrecked Lives on Jan. 6. I Should Know.
My career as a Capitol policeman was cut short when I was beaten on Jan. 6 trying to defend our democracy.
‘Late Show’ Staffers Arrested at U.S. Capitol While Filming
CBS said the group was part of a production team recording interviews at the Capitol building for a comedy segment on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”
Judge Convicts Man Who Carried Confederate Flag in Capitol Attack
Kevin Seefried was found guilty with his son by a federal judge of obstructing the certification of the 2020 presidential vote along with other lesser charges.
Jan. 6 Panel Says Capitol Marcher Toured With G.O.P. Congressman
The committee released surveillance footage of a Capitol complex tour on Jan. 5 and video of a man it said was part of the tour marching toward the Capitol during the riot.
Jan. 6 Committee Hearing: Heroes and Villains
Even some of the president’s closest allies knew his Big Lie was a lie. But it’s the Jan. 6 congressional committee bringing the truth to light.
Republicans Attempt to Undercut Jan. 6 Committee With Inaccurate Claims
Before public hearings begin, Republican lawmakers sought to portray the panel as illegitimate.
Jan. 6 Inquiry Presses Rep. Barry Loudermilk on Capitol Tour
The leaders of the panel said they had evidence that Representative Barry Loudermilk escorted visitors through the Capitol complex on Jan. 5, though he has denied doing so.
Jan. 6 Trial Begins for Thomas Webster, Former N.Y.P.D. Officer
A onetime member of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s security detail is accused of assaulting a Washington police officer during the Capitol riot.
Plane Carrying Army Parachutists Briefly Alarms Capitol
After the Capitol was evacuated, Nancy Pelosi lashed out at the F.A.A. for its “apparent failure to notify Capitol Police of the preplanned flyover.”
Foxes and D.C. Politicians Don’t Mix, As This Week and History Show
The nation’s founding fathers hunted foxes for sport. This week, a rabid fox that bit nine people near the U.S. Capitol led to a very different type of hunt.
Judge Finds Matthew Martin Not Guilty in First Jan. 6 Acquittal
The defendant, Matthew Martin, had claimed the police let him into the Capitol during last year’s pro-Trump riot. The judge agreed.
Man Charged With Pushing a Capitol Police Officer Over a Ledge on Jan. 6
The F.B.I. said it had identified Ralph Joseph Celentano III from a photo on Facebook and Instagram that showed him attending a fund-raiser for a sea turtle foundation.
Guy Reffitt’s Son Testifies Against Him in Jan. 6 Trial
Guy Reffitt’s 19-year-old son took the stand against him in federal court in a remarkable tableau that captured how one family was split by the attack on the Capitol.
Prosecutors Open Arguments in First Jan. 6 Trial
Guy Reffitt recorded himself as he entered the Capitol with zip ties and a pistol. “We’re taking the Capitol before the day is over, ripping them out by their hair,” he said.
A Capitol Police Officer Recounts Jan. 6: An Update
Officer Harry Dunn tells us what the Capitol riot was like from the inside.
Capitol Police Officer Charged With Obstructing Justice in Jan. 6 Case
Michael A. Riley, a veteran of the force, encouraged a man in the Capitol during the riot to delete social media posts showing he was there, according to the indictment.
William J. Walker, Sidelined on Jan. 6, Has New Job Securing Capitol
William J. Walker has testified about how his requests for approval to deploy the National Guard on Jan. 6 went unanswered. Now it falls to him to prevent another rampage.
Capitol Police Inquiry Into Jan. 6 Riot Recommends Disciplining Six Officers
None of the officers, or details about the recommended penalties, were identified. Criminal charges will not be filed against any of the officers.
Capitol Officer Defends Shooting Ashli Babbitt and Reveals His Identity
“I know that day I saved countless lives,” Lt. Michael Byrd said in an interview with NBC. He said shooting Ashli Babbitt, who smashed through a door near lawmakers, was a “last resort.”
Capitol Police Officers Sue Trump and Allies Over Election Lies and Jan. 6
The suit, which took a broad view of the riot’s origins, was the latest effort to hold former President Donald J. Trump accountable for the Capitol attack.
Capitol Police Clear Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt
“The actions of the officer in this case potentially saved members and staff from serious injury and possible death,” the agency said.
North Carolina Man Is Charged in Capitol Bombing Threat
The man, Floyd Ray Roseberry, faces a charge of threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction after he drove to the Capitol and claimed on Facebook that he had a bomb.
Why Do Republicans Hate Cops?
Turning their backs on the ones who had their backs.
Months After Riot, Capitol Police Face Multiple Crises
The department that protects Congress is damaged and depleted following the Jan. 6 assault, with funding, staffing and operational problems plaguing a deeply demoralized force.
House Opens Jan. 6 Investigation Over Republican Opposition
With all but two Republicans voting no, the House created a select committee, controlled by Democrats, to scrutinize the security failures and root causes that contributed to the Capitol riot.
Inside the Capitol Riot: An Exclusive Video Investigation
The Times analyzed thousands of videos from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building to understand how it happened — and why. Here are some of the key findings.
Officer Injured in Capitol Riot Asks McCarthy to Disavow Lies About It
Officer Michael Fanone, who was seriously injured by the pro-Trump mob, said he came away disappointed from his meeting with the top House Republican.
F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress
In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the Jan. 6 attack.
Capitol Riot Security Failures Detailed in Senate Report
A 127-page joint report is the most comprehensive and detailed account to date on the intelligence, communications and policing failures around the Capitol riot.