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.
The Washington Post • Carol D. Leonnig, Aaron Davis, Peter Hermann, Karoun Demirjian • January 10 •
Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National Guard
Even as rioters violently overran his forces, Steven Sund said in an exclusive interview, the sergeants at arms for the House and Senate took more than an hour to approve his request.
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.
Associated Press • Michael Biesecker, Michael Kunzelman, Gillian Flaccus • January 10 •
Records show fervent Trump fans fueled US Capitol takeover
WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from across America, summoned by President Donald Trump to march on Washington in support of his false claim that the November election was stolen and to stop the...
The New York Times • Adam Goldman, Katie Benner • January 10 •
The F.B.I. arrests two men who had carried plastic restraints into the Capitol.
Bloomberg • Yueqi Yang, Sridhar Natarajan • January 10 •
Goldman, JPMorgan, Citi, Morgan Stanley Pause Political Contributions
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co. plan to pause all political contributions, joining a growing list of companies changing or reviewing their donation policies in the aftermath of riots at the Capitol in the past week.
Popular Information • Judd Legum and Tesnim Zekeria • January 10 •
Major corporations say they will stop donating to members of Congress who tried to overturn the election
On January 6, a violent mob stormed the Capitol of the United States, disrupting the joint session to confirm Joe Biden's victory. The incident left five people dead, including a member of the Capitol police who was crushed to death in the mele.
The New York Times • Mark Mazzetti, Helene Cooper, Jennifer Steinhauer, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Luke Broadwater • January 10 •
Inside a Deadly Siege: How a String of Failures Led to a Dark Day at the Capitol
Poor planning among a constellation of government agencies and a restive crowd encouraged by President Trump set the stage for the unthinkable.
The Wall Street Journal • AnnaMaria Andriotis, Peter Rudegeair, Emily Glazer • January 10 •
Stripe Stops Processing Payments for Trump Campaign Website
The financial-technology company is cutting off the president’s campaign account for violating its policies against encouraging violence.
Associated Press • Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo • January 10 •
Capitol police were overrun, 'left naked' against rioters
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite ample warnings about pro-Trump demonstrations in Washington, U.S. Capitol Police did not bolster staffing on Wednesday and made no preparations for the possibility that...
KBOI • Emri Moore • January 7 •
Boise man who stormed U.S. Capitol building: 'I got caught up in the moment'
BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — A Boise man who stormed the U. S. Capitol building is speaking out about his actions. Photos from Wednesday’s siege of the U. S. Capitol building appeared to show Josiah Colt climbing down the balcony onto the Senate floor. CBS2 News has been in contact with Colt and received the following statement:“I love America, I love the people, I didn’t hurt anyone and I didn’t cause any damage in the Chamber.
The Washington Post • Philip Rucker • January 10 •
As Trump leaves office weakened, Republicans wonder if his wounds are fatal
In the wake of the mob attack on the Capitol that he incited, Trump is now destined to slink out of the White House diminished and increasingly isolated.
The Detroit News • Peter Meijer • January 9 •
Rep. Meijer: I experienced the heinous assault on Capitol; now, time to face reality
Several times our group found ourselves alone, with no police escort, fearful of what threats might lie around the next corner, Rep. Meijer writes
The New York Times • Ben Smith • January 10 •
We Worked Together on the Internet. Last Week, He Stormed the Capitol.
At BuzzFeed, we followed the signals of social media. A young employee followed them all the way to Charlottesville and Capitol Hill.
The New York Times • Maggie Haberman • January 10 •
Stripped of Twitter, Trump Faces a New Challenge: How to Command Attention
Mr. Trump became a celebrity through television, but Twitter had given him a singular outlet for expressing himself as he is, unfiltered by the norms of the presidency.
The Washington Post • Anne Gearan, Josh Dawsey, Mike DeBonis • January 9 •
Republicans largely silent about consequences of deadly attack and Trump’s role in inciting it
Trump and some Republicans seek to head off Democratic impeachment efforts, but have proposed no other inquiry or punishments.
USA TODAY • Tom Vanden Brook • January 10 •
At least 25 people under terrorism investigation in connection with Capitol riot
Those under investigation are suspected of taking part in the riot that shut down Congress as it formalized Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.
The Atlantic • Peter Nicholas • January 10 •
Trump Rallies Were a Preview of the Capitol Attack
Those following the president’s events around the country for the past four years were not surprised by the mob violence that unfolded in Washington.
CNN • Curt Devine and Scott Bronstein, CNN • January 10 •
Man in 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt during Capitol riot identified
A rioter who stormed the US Capitol Wednesday wearing a sweatshirt emblazoned with the phrase "Camp Auschwitz" has been identified as Robert Keith Packer of Virginia, according to three sources who spoke with CNN.
The Washington Post • Dan Lamothe • January 10 •
These U.S. troops survived one of the greatest crises of the Trump era. A year later, they’re still coping.
Service members prepared for “total devastation” as the United States and Iran came close to a full-scale war.