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Joe Biden Credits the Police Forces for Saving Country’s Democracy During the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, Rebukes the ‘Defund the Police’ Political Movement

Joe Biden honored the law enforcement officers that risked their lives during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot during an event this weekend. On Saturday, the POTUS also paid tribute to the fallen law enforcement officers at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service. According to reports, Biden stood on...
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House Select Committee Holds Steve Bannon in Criminal Contempt

The house select committee that’s investigating the Capitol Riots is moving forward to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena. Committee chair and Democratic Representative Bennie Thompson said “Mr. Bannon has declined to cooperate with the select committee and is instead hiding behind the former President’s insufficient, blanket, and vague statements regarding privileges he has purported to invoke.” Bannon was scheduled for a deposition in front of the committee yesterday and his lawyer wrote a letter the day before the panel saying that his client will not provide testimony or documents until the committee reaches an agreement with former President Trump over executive privilege or a court weighs in on the matter.
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House Select Committee on January 6 seeks criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon

After Trump adviser Steve Bannon defied subpoena requests from the House Select Committee charged with investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol, Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi) released a statement announcing the committee will seek to charge hm with criminal contempt. “Mr. Bannon has declined to cooperate with the...
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Rekha Basu: Undeterred by his coup attempt, Iowa Republicans including Grassley flock to loser Trump like sheep

The vibe at Donald Trump’s Des Moines rally Saturday could best be characterized as macho combative. Self-righteous aggression oozed from the paraphernalia at a long line of vending booths outside the Iowa State Fairgrounds staging area. It bellowed from the flags bearing the message “F--- Biden. And f--- you for voting him,” or suggesting Trump urinating on Biden, or declaring, “Trump won, the whole world knows.”

Pressure mounts in Hawaii to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi and local health care leaders emphasized the need for Hawaii to get back to a semblance of normalcy as the latest surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations wanes, warning of the social and economic ramifications of continued restrictions. “Given where we are at, in this course...

House Committee Will Pursue ‘Criminal Contempt’ Charges in Capitol Riot Investigation

After the riot that took place on January 6th at the U.S. Capitol, where elements of ANTIFA, Right-Wing Extremists, and other anti-government factions stormed the building that left several people dead, Speaker Nancy Pelosi convened a House Select Committee lead by Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy to investigate what, or who caused one of darkest moments in American history.

Benghazi Mission Attack Fast Facts

Here's some background information about the September 11, 2012, attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya. September 11, 2012 - The US mission in Benghazi is attacked and burned. An attack later that night involves mortar and rocket fire against a US diplomatic annex in the city. US Ambassador...

Thompson: Jan. 6 Committee to Issue ‘Criminal Referrals’

Friday on NBC News, House Select Committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson said that anyone who defies a subpoena during the investigation of the January 6 chaos on Capitol Hill, which the Democrats have falsely labeled an attempted “insurrection,” will have a criminal referral issued. “We did 11 subpoenas this week,”...

House Select Committee issues 11 subpoenas, including for former Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson

On Wednesday afternoon, the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection issued 11 more subpoenas, targeting the organizers of the rallies that preceded the assault on the Capitol Complex. Included in the list were most of those whose names appear on official documents for the “Stop the Steal” event at which Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and Rep. Mo Brooks urged supporters to march on the Capitol.

FBI had informant among Capitol riot crowd, report says

An FBI informant was reportedly one of the January 6 rioters, and mobs stormed the US Capitol seeking to obstruct official authentication of Joe Biden’s presidential victory, giving his handlers a real-time update. NS new York Times reported a member of the far-right Proud Boys militia, one of thousands who...
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Adam Schiff: Select Committee to Enforce Subpoenas with ‘Criminal Contempt’

Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Friday on CNN’s “Situation Room” that the so-called House Select Committee on January 6 would use “criminal contempt” to enforce subpoenas. Subpoenas were sent to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former White House social media director Dan Scavino, former Pentagon official, House...