The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker • January 11 • washingtonpost.com
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 • Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker • January 11 • washingtonpost.com
Inside the remarkable rift between Donald Trump and Mike Pence
The rupture between the president and his No. 2 is a startling capstone to a relationship long defined by Pence’s loyalty and subservience.
The Washington Post • Paul Farhi • January 11 • washingtonpost.com
Talk-radio owner orders conservative hosts to temper election fraud rhetoric
In the wake of the Capitol riot, Cumulus Media asks hosts to change their tone: “We need to help induce national calm NOW.”
Bangor Daily News • Susan Collins • January 11 • bangordailynews.com
Susan Collins recounts the moment rioters stormed the Capitol
"Saddened and outraged though I was that the rioters had stormed and temporarily taken control of the symbol of our democracy, I also felt a sense of pride that the Congress had not been intimidated."
The New York Times • Eric Lipton, Ben Protess, Steve Eder • January 11 • nytimes.com
An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand
Companies and institutions are shunning President Trump and some associates after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The Trump family business, built on luxury hospitality, is contemplating a reinvention.
POLITICO • Fiona Hill • January 10 • politico.com
Opinion | Yes, It Was a Coup Attempt. Here’s Why.
What Trump tried is called a “self-coup,” and he did it in slow motion and in plain sight.
POLITICO • Sarah Ferris, Kyle Cheney, Melanie Zanona • January 11 • politico.com
'Hate in their heart': Lawmakers fear more violence after Capitol attacks
"What do we do to protect members of Congress and the staff and the police from this insurgency?”
Project On Government Oversight • January 11 • pogo.org
Former GOP Lawmakers: Put Country over Party and Impeach President Trump
Former Republican Members of Congress Call on Congress to uphold their Oath of Office and Impeach President Trump.
POLITICO • Adam Cancryn, Tyler Pager • January 10 • politico.com
Biden dresses down his Covid team over plans to speed vaccinations
The president-elect has criticized his Covid coordinator on multiple occasions in front of groups of transition officials.
The New York Times • Mark Mazzetti, Helene Cooper, Jennifer Steinhauer, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Luke Broadwater • January 10 • nytimes.com
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 New York Times • Evan Hill, Arielle Ray, Dahlia Kozlowsky • January 11 • nytimes.com
‘They Got a Officer!’: How a Mob Dragged and Beat Police at the Capitol
Videos show pro-Trump rioters pulling three officers down a set of stairs during a violent attempt to breach the building.
Popular Information • Judd Legum and Tesnim Zekeria • January 10 • popular.info
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 Wall Street Journal • Andrew Beaton, Louise Radnofsky • January 11 • wsj.com
Bill Belichick Says He Won’t Accept Medal of Freedom From Trump After Capitol Riot
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said \
The New York Times • Katie Glueck • January 11 • nytimes.com
Can Andrew Yang Make It in New York City Politics?
Mr. Yang has name recognition, fund-raising ability and some different ideas on how to run a government. How will that play in a city ravaged by the pandemic?
The Washington Post • Felicia Sonmez, Colby Itkowitz, John Wagner, Paulina Firozi, Nick Miroff • January 11 • washingtonpost.com
Acting homeland security secretary Wolf to step down, nine days ahead of Biden inauguration
Republicans temporarily blocked a measure calling on Vice President Pence and the Cabinet to remove Trump under the 25th Amendment.
HuffPost • HuffPost, Matt Fuller • January 12 • huffpost.com
House Democrats Briefed On 3 Terrifying Plots To Overthrow Government
One plot includes surrounding the Capitol and murdering Democrats to allow Republicans to take control of the government.
The Atlantic • David Frum • January 11 • theatlantic.com
The Conservative Cult of Victimhood
Trump was a perpetrator who thought himself a victim, and American society has indulged that same illusion among Trump supporters.
The Washington Post • David Fahrenthold, Jonathan O'Connell • January 11 • washingtonpost.com
New York City to consider ending contracts with Trump that bring his company $17 million a year
The Trump Organization runs a carousel, ice rinks and a golf course in the city.
The Buffalo News • Jerry Zremski News Washington Bureau Chief • January 11 • buffalonews.com
Schumer: Impeachment won't stand in the way of stimulus, infrastructure plans
Schumer told The Buffalo News that he will not be deterred from pushing forward with an agenda that, in addition to a stimulus bill, includes a large infrastructure package.
CNN • Daniel Dale • January 11 • cnn.com
Fact check: No, impeachment itself would not ban Trump from a 2024 run
A viral tweet claims that impeaching President Donald Trump for a second time would mean he would lose the ability to run for president in 2024.