(WASHINGTON) -- House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday broke his silence on the bipartisan Jan. 6 commission proposal negotiated by one of his key lieutenants, saying in a new statement that a new commission would be "duplicative" of federal law enforcement efforts and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers announced on Friday that after months of stalled negotiations they had reached an agreement on a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. While Republicans had called for the commission to also look into violence stemming from left-leaning... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller testified Wednesday that he was concerned in the days before the Jan. 6 insurrection that sending troops to the Capitol would fan fears of a military coup or conspiracies that advisers to the president... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday that he has not seen a more dangerous threat to democracy than the "invasion" of the Capitol on Jan. 6, which he called in written testimony a "heinous attack" and "intolerable... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Wednesday released new surveillance and body camera footage showing the attack on U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and two other uniformed officers who were defending the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6 insurrection. The video exhibits, obtained... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has agreed to allow both Democrats and Republicans equal subpoena power and has conceded to an even partisan split on the 9/11 style commission that would investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, backtracking from an... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After writing a scathing report on Capitol Police preparedness for the Jan. 6 riot, Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton is testifying Thursday before the House Administration Committee. "Our objective for this review is to determine the department established adequate measures for ensuring... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Capitol police were ill-prepared for the events on Jan. 6, had faulty equipment and did not share intelligence, says a report by the Capitol Police Department inspector general reviewed by ABC News. Intelligence leading up to that date -- when a riot at... Read More.
Federal prosecutors alleged in a new court filing that Members of the Oath Keepers militia group who joined in the Jan. 6 insurrection appear to have stashed weapons at a hotel in Virginia as part of a so-called "Quick Reaction Force" they could activate... Read More.
By JACK DATE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Two Capitol Police officers filed a civil suit Tuesday against former President Donald Trump for physical and emotional injuries they say they suffered as a result of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.In... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, OLIVIA RUBIN and WILL STEAKIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In a new court filing Wednesday in the government's conspiracy case against Oath Keepers members who stormed the U.S. Capitol, federal prosecutors revealed a previously undisclosed message from one... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN and BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- National security officials faced questions on Wednesday before a joint hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and the Senate Rules Committee, the second hearing this week examining the Jan. 6... Read More.