The Washington Post • Amy Gardner • January 3 •
‘I just want to find 11,780 votes’: In extraordinary hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor
In a recording obtained by The Washington Post, President Trump alternately berated, begged and threatened Brad Raffensperger to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s win in the state.
The New York Times • Katie Benner • January 22 •
Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General
Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist.
The Washington Post • Peter Hermann • January 14 •
How battered D.C. police made a stand against the Capitol mob
D.C. officers describe being battered by flagpoles, beaten with their own clubs and choked by bear spray as they fought to defend the U.S. Capitol
The Washington Post • Amy Gardner, Paulina Firozi • January 3 •
Here’s the full transcript and audio of the call between Trump and Raffensperger
In the hour-long conversation on Jan. 2, President Trump repeatedly tried to get Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to alter the outcome of the presidential vote.
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman • January 12 •
McConnell is said to be pleased about impeachment, believing it will be easier to purge Trump from the G.O.P.
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker • January 11 •
Six hours of paralysis: Inside Trump’s failure to act after a mob stormed the Capitol
As his allies pleaded for help, the president watched the crisis on TV.
The Washington Post • Karoun Demirjian, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Kane, Aaron Davis • January 9 •
Inside the Capitol siege: How barricaded lawmakers and aides sounded urgent pleas for help as police lost control
During the rampage, rioters came perilously close to penetrating the inner sanctums of the building while lawmakers were still there.
Anchorage Daily News • James Brooks • January 8 •
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls on President Trump to resign, questions her future as a Republican
“I want him out. He has caused enough damage,” Alaska’s senior senator said in an interview Friday from her office in the U.S. Capitol.
The Washington Post • Ashton Carter, Dick Cheney, William Cohen, Mark Esper, Robert Gates, Chuck Hagel, James Mattis, Leon Panetta, William Perry, Donald Rumsfeld • January 3 •
Opinion | All 10 living former defense secretaries: Involving the military in election disputes would cross into dangerous territory
The time for questioning the results has passed; the time for the formal counting of the electoral college votes, as prescribed in the Constitution and statute, has arrived.
The Washington Post • Amy Gardner • January 9 •
Trump pressured a Georgia elections investigator in a separate call legal experts say could amount to obstruction
More than a week before he urged the Georgia secretary of state to overturn the election results, the president spoke to the state’s chief elections fraud investigator and urged the official to find wrongdoing as part of an ongoing inquiry.
The Washington Post • Peter Jamison, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Schwartzman • January 14 •
The $3,000-a-month toilet for the Ivanka Trump/Jared Kushner Secret Service detail
Instructed not to use any of the half-dozen bathrooms inside the couple’s D.C. home, the Secret Service detail assigned to protect the lives of President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law spent months searching for a reliable restroom. The solution was costly.
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Kane, Emma Brown • January 15 •
How the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to Pence
About one minute after the vice president was hustled out of the Senate chamber and into a nearby room, members of the pro-Trump mob arrived at the top of a nearby landing.
The New York Times • Jim Rutenberg, Jo Becker, Eric Lipton, Maggie Haberman, Jonathan Martin, Matthew Rosenberg, Michael S. Schmidt • January 31 •
77 Days: Trump’s Campaign to Subvert the Election
Hours after the United States voted, the president declared the election a fraud — a lie that unleashed a movement that would shatter democratic norms and upend the peaceful transfer of power.
The Washington Post • Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky • January 12 •
FBI report warned of ‘war’ at Capitol, contradicting claims there was no indication of looming violence
An internal FBI report reviewed by The Post is the starkest evidence yet of the sizable intelligence failure that preceded last week’s mayhem.
The Washington Post • Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker • January 13 •
Trump is isolated and angry at aides for failing to defend him as he is impeached again
With less than seven days remaining in his presidency, Trump’s inner circle is shrinking, offices in his White House are emptying, and he is angry over the backlash to his incitement of a mob that stormed the Capitol.
The New York Times • Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman, Annie Karni • January 12 •
Pence Reached His Limit With Trump. It Wasn’t Pretty.
After four years of tongue-biting silence that critics say enabled the president’s worst instincts, the vice president would not yield to the pressure and name-calling from his boss.
The New York Times • Michael S. Schmidt, Kenneth P. Vogel • January 17 •
Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump
The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.
CNN • Em Steck and Andrew Kaczynski, CNN • January 26 •
Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in 2018 and 2019 before running for Congress
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly indicated support for executing prominent Democratic politicians in 2018 and 2019 before being elected to Congress, a CNN KFile review of hundreds of posts and comments from Greene's Facebook page shows.
Medium • Rep. Jamie Raskin • January 4 •
Statement of Congressman Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin on the Remarkable Life of Tommy Raskin
TAKOMA PARK, M.D. — Congressman Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin today released the following statement about their son Thomas (Tommy)…
BuzzFeed News • Emmanuel Felton • January 9 •
These Black Capitol Police Officers Describe Fighting Off "Racist-Ass Terrorists"
Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day.