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Jan. 6 hearings traced an arc of 'carnage' wrought by Trump

Jul. 23, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — To understand how Donald Trump’s desperation and lies became a potent danger to democracy, consider the ginger mints. Mints featured in one of the absurdist but toxic episodes fleshed out in the Jan. 6 hearings, which now pause even as the Justice Department...

Jan. 6: Trump spurned aides' pleas to call off Capitol mob

Jul. 22, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite desperate pleas from aides, allies, a Republican congressional leader and even his family, Donald Trump refused to call off the Jan. 6 mob attack on the Capitol, instead “pouring gasoline on the fire” by aggressively tweeting his false claims of a stolen election and...

Jan. 6 takeaways: White House in chaos, unmovable Trump

Jul. 22, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Jan. 6 committee closed out its set of summer hearings with its most detailed focus yet on the investigation’s main target: former President Donald Trump. The panel on Thursday examined Trump’s actions on Jan. 6, 2021, as hundreds of his supporters...

Live updates | Lawmakers hold Trump 'responsible' for Jan. 6

Jul. 21, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hearing Thursday by the House committee investigating the Capitol riot (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot are saying unequivocally that Donald Trump is to blame for the...

White House insiders to talk about Trump's actions on Jan. 6

Jul. 21, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Pottinger was a journalist in China, concerned about the country's drift toward authoritarianism, when he decided — at age 31 — to enlist in the U.S. Marines after the invasion of Iraq. “Our form of government is not inevitable," Pottinger recalled...

US Rep. Hice fights subpoena in Georgia election probe

Jul. 18, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia is fighting a subpoena seeking to have him testify before a special grand jury that is investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 election in the state. The...

Witness tampering at Jan. 6 hearing? Cheney raises prospect

Jul. 13, 2022 21:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest Jan. 6 hearing, already standing out for its notable moments, Rep. Liz Cheney saved the most startling for last. In her closing remarks, the co-chair of the House investigating committee said the panel had learned that former President Donald Trump...

Trump associates' ties to extremists probed by Jan. 6 panel

Jul. 11, 2022 05:17 AM EDT

After members of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6, 2021, their 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...

4 days in January: Trump push for Capitol coda to 2020 vote

Jul. 09, 2022 10:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It would have been something never quite before seen in America — a defeated president, Donald Trump, standing at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, with a mob of supporters, some armed, contesting the election outcome. Trump intended to go there that day. His allies...

Trump WH counsel Cipollone gives 1/6 testimony, new info

Jul. 08, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone “did not contradict” testimony of previous witnesses as he appeared Friday before the Jan. 6 committee, a grueling daylong private session that produced new information to be divulged in future public hearings, one lawmaker said. ...