The New York Times • Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman • January 7 •
Trump Is Said to Have Discussed Pardoning Himself
The discussions occurred in recent weeks, and it was not clear whether he has brought it up since he incited supporters to march on the Capitol, where some stormed the site.
The Wall Street Journal • The Editorial Board • January 7 •
Donald Trump’s Final Days
The best outcome would be for him to resign to spare the U.S. another impeachment fight.
The Wall Street Journal • Natalie Andrews, Alex Leary, Josh Mitchell • January 8 •
After Capitol Riot, Resignations and Calls for Trump’s Removal
Democratic congressional leaders called for the president to be removed from office while several top administration officials resigned. Trump acknowledged a new administration will take office Jan. 20 and said the focus is now on the transition of power.
The Washington Post • Paul Sonne, Peter Hermann, Missy Ryan • January 7 •
Pentagon placed limits on D.C. Guard ahead of pro-Trump protests due to narrow mission
In memos, the Pentagon prohibited the D.C. National Guard from receiving ammunition or riot gear because of the limited mission for uniformed military requested by city officials.
POLITICO • Gabby Orr, Anita Kumar • January 6 •
Pence expected to attend Biden’s inauguration
President Donald Trump may not be there. But his number two is planning to show. • Tony Messenger • January 7 •
Messenger: Danforth calls his support of Hawley the ‘worst mistake’ of his life
Former senator says Republican Party must disentangle itself from Trump or it will never win again.
The New York Times • Nicholas Fandos, Erin Schaff, Emily Cochrane • January 7 •
‘Senate Being Locked Down’: Inside a Harrowing Day at the Capitol
Three New York Times journalists were at the Capitol when it was breached. Here’s how they experienced it.
POLITICO • POLITICO Staff • January 6 •
‘Is This Really Happening?’: The Siege of Congress, Seen From the Inside
A real-time account of the hours when rioters breached the Capitol and brought the government to a halt.
Tulsa World • Randy Krehbiel Tulsa World • January 6 •
'This was really a riot,' Inhofe says, watching his Capitol desk invaded during breach
“They broke in on the House side," the senator said, worried enough to break away from a group being shepherded for safety because his daughter was visiting: “I didn’t want
CNBC • Amanda Macias • January 7 •
'I can't stay here' — Mick Mulvaney resigns from Trump administration, expects others to follow
Mulvaney, President Trump's former chief of staff, told CNBC he has resigned as special U.S. envoy to Northern Ireland.
The Washington Post • Washington Post Staff • January 7 •
U.S. Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund to resign later this month; new Capitol fence in place for 30 days
Hundreds of President Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in what amounted to an attempted coup. Follow along for live updates.
Missouri Independent • Rudi Keller • January 7 •
Major Josh Hawley donor calls for him to be censured by the U.S. Senate • Missouri Independent
David Humprheys and his family have donated $6 milion to Josh Hawley's campaign. Now he says he should be censured by the Senate.
NBC News • Benjy Sarlin • January 7 •
Republicans warned this day would come. Then they forgot.
Analysis: Many of Trump’s former rivals warned of something like Wednesday’s deadly insurrection at the Capitol but their concerns melted away once he was elected.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett, Heather Caygle • January 6 •
Top Capitol security officials sacked after deadly riot
Schumer and Pelosi had vowed to move swiftly after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Hill.
The New York Times • Elizabeth A. Harris, Alexandra Alter • January 7 •
Simon & Schuster Cancels Plans for Senator Hawley’s Book
The publisher faced calls to drop the Missouri Republican’s upcoming book, “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” following criticism of his efforts to overturn the presidential election.
The Washington Post • Paulina Firozi, Jacqueline Dupree, Meryl Kornfield • January 7 •
U.S. records its deadliest day of the pandemic while eyes are fixed on mob storming Capitol
A record 3,915 people died of covid-19 in the United States on Wednesday, the third-highest day for reported coronavirus infections.
POLITICO • January 7 •
POLITICO Playbook: The darkest views of Donald Trump, confirmed
And Democrats capture control of Congress with the election of Jon Ossoff in Georgia.
POLITICO • Tim Alberta • January 6 •
Jan. 6 Was 9 Weeks — And 4 Years — in the Making
I spent the last election cycle immersed in the metastasizing paranoia behind Wednesday’s assault on Congress. Nobody should be surprised by what just happened.
The Kansas City Star • Bryan Lowry • January 7 •
‘The biggest mistake I’ve ever made.’ Danforth rues mentoring Hawley, blames him for riot
“He was responsible.” Former Sen. John Danforth disavows support for Josh Hawley after riot.
ProPublica • June 30 •
Capitol Rioters Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight. The Police Weren’t Ready.
Insurrectionists made no effort to hide their intentions, but law enforcement protecting Congress was caught flat-footed.