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.
Twitter • January 8 •
Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump
Suspension of @realDonaldTrump
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.
The Washington Post • Jon Swaine, Dalton Bennett, Joyce Lee, Meg Kelly • January 8 •
Video shows fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt in the Capitol
The Washington Post obtained video showing the chaotic moments before 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt was fatally shot as rioters rushed toward the Speaker's Lobby.
The Atlantic • John Hendrickson • January 8 •
Jamie Raskin Lost His Son. Then He Fled a Mob.
The day before the Capitol riot, a congressman buried his 25-year-old son, who had left a note for his family on New Year’s Eve.
The Washington Post • Seung Min Kim • January 8 •
McConnell memo outlines how Senate would conduct second trial for Trump if House impeaches
Based on the Senate schedule and timelines, the proceedings would all but certainly occur after the president leaves office — and in the first days of the Biden administration.
The New York Times • Astead W. Herndon • January 8 •
America in 2021: Racial Progress in the South, a White Mob in the Capitol
A jarring juxtaposition is forcing a 244-year-old nation to contend with its original conundrum: Whose democracy is it?
The New Yorker • Ronan Farrow • January 8 •
An Air Force Combat Veteran Breached the Senate
The Texas-based pilot was with a group that descended on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office suite.
The Daily Beast • Erin Banco, Asawin Suebsaeng • January 7 •
Trump Officials Rush to Keep Him From Sparking Another Conflict—at Home or Abroad
Trump is increasingly unhinged. Top national-security officials are trying to keep the whole world from paying the price.
The Washington Post • Peter Hermann, Carol D. Leonnig, Aaron Davis, David Fahrenthold • January 7 •
How the U.S. Capitol Police were overrun in a ‘monumental’ security failure
In the wake of Wednesday’s siege, Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund planned to resign and congressional lawmakers vowed to investigate.
POLITICO • Kyle Cheney, Sarah Ferris, Laura Barrón-López • January 8 •
‘Inside job’: House Dems ask if Capitol rioters had hidden help
On a 3.5-hour caucus call, lawmakers criticized Capitol Police tactics and vowed to investigate what went wrong.
The New York Times • Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman • January 7 •
Capitol Attack Leads Democrats to Demand That Trump Leave Office
The White House was propelled deeper into crisis as officials resigned in protest and prominent Republicans broke with the president after he incited a mob that assaulted Congress.
BuzzFeed News • Ryan Mac • January 8 •
Apple Has Threatened To Ban Parler From The App Store
The social networking app favored by conservatives has been given 24 hours to institute a moderation policy.
The Washington Post • Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell, Spencer Hsu • January 8 •
Police let most Capitol rioters walk away. But cellphone data and videos could now lead to more arrests.
Phone records make determining the owners of these devices trivially easy.
CNN • Sara Murray, CNN • January 8 •
Exclusive: Biden will release nearly all available vaccine doses in break from Trump administration policy of holding back stock for second dose
President-elect Joe Biden will aim to release nearly every available dose of the coronavirus vaccine when he takes office, a break with the Trump administration's strategy of holding back half of US vaccine production to ensure second doses are available.
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin • January 8 •
In Capital, a G.O.P. Crisis. At the R.N.C. Meeting, a Trump Celebration.
Party members at a gathering of the Republican National Committee endorsed President Trump as the man to lead the party forward, ignoring the turmoil in Washington.
The Washington Post • Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey • January 7 •
After inciting mob attack, Trump retreats in rage. Then, grudgingly, he admits his loss.
Trump’s assault on American democracy over the past two months, culminating with Wednesday’s attack at the Capitol, has left him as isolated as he ever has been in his four years as president.
The New York Times • Nicholas Fandos, Maggie Haberman, Luke Broadwater • January 8 •
Democrats Ready Impeachment Charge Against Trump for Inciting Capitol Mob
Speaker Nancy Pelosi threatened decisive action against the president for his role in the insurrection against Congress if he refused to resign.
The Washington Post • John Hudson • January 8 •
In unusual move, top Trump official rescinds cheery exit letter and resubmits a protest resignation
As Washington grapples with the historic assault on the Capitol, the calculus for how senior officials want to memorialize the end of their tenure is also changing.
CNN • Kaitlan Collins and Kevin Liptak, CNN • January 8 •
Trump tweets he is skipping Biden's inauguration
President Donald Trump said he would not attend his successor's swearing-in, a day after his top aides cajoled him into releasing a video conceding he would soon be departing office.