(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly four months into the investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection -- and following more than 440 arrests -- prosecutors are ramping up efforts to engage in plea discussions with many of those accused of joining in the riot at the U.S.... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former President Donald Trump is defending his supporters who violently assaulted the Capitol on Jan. 6, claiming they posed "zero threat," despite the riot resulting in multiple deaths and injuries as well as... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ALEX HOSENBALL and OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As authorities continue to pursue individuals who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol, a growing number of those charged are employing a new defense: blaming the... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO and TRISH TURNER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Mitt Romney did not know the identity of the Capitol Police officer who led him away from rioters until a clip of the harrowing moment was played during the second... Read More.
By OLIVIA RUBIN, ALEXANDER MALLIN and ALEX HOSENBALL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial starting Tuesday, Senate Democrats are focused on trying to tie a direct line between Trump's rhetoric and the deadly attack on the U.S.... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) -- At least eight people were arrested in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday after rioters damaged both federal and private property, police said.Dozens of protesters took to the streets of Oregon's largest city following the... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN and LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Department of Justice officials on Tuesday said they are looking at felony sedition charges for people who stormed the Capitol."We're looking at significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy," acting... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a new report on "unalienable rights" Thursday, defining human rights in a narrow scope and condemning what he called an "assault" on "tradition" by recent U.S. protesters and... Read More.