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 • 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 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 • Catie Edmondson, Luke Broadwater • January 11 •
Before Capitol Riot, Republican Lawmakers Fanned the Flames
A “1776 moment”: Several of the president’s closest allies in Congress used bellicose language to urge their supporters to attend the Jan. 6 rally that turned into a deadly riot.
The Washington Post • Paul Farhi • January 12 •
Voice of America reassigns White House reporter after she sought to question Mike Pompeo
Patsy Widakuswara shouted questions following a controversial event at agency headquarters. She’s been taken off the beat.
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.
syracuse • Mark Weiner | • January 12 •
Rep. John Katko becomes first House Republican to back Trump impeachment
House Democrats plan Wednesday vote to impeach President Trump. • Nicholas Katzban • January 12 •
Rep. Mikie Sherrill says Congress members gave 'reconnaissance' tours day before Capitol raid
Rep. Mikie Sherrill has claimed she saw congressional colleagues lead groups on "reconnaissance" surveys of the Capitol ahead of the Jan. 6 riot.
HuffPost • HuffPost, Matt Fuller • January 12 •
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.
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal • Chris Evans • January 12 •
Jayapal Tests Positive for COVID-19 Following Lockdown at Capitol With Republican Lawmakers Who Cruelly and Selfishly Refused to Wear Masks - Congres…
WASHINGTON — United States Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) received a positive COVID-19 test result tonight after being locked down in a secured room at the U.S Capitol where numerous Republican lawmakers recklessly refused to wear masks in the moments after the January 6 attack. Dr. Brian Monahan, the Attending Physician of the United States Congress, […]
POLITICO • Andrew Desiderio • January 11 •
GOP aide resigns while lashing ‘congressional enablers of this mob’
A top staffer at the House Armed Services Committee ripped lawmakers who backed Donald Trump’s challenge to Joe Biden's win.
CNN • Manu Raju, Phil Mattingly, Jeff Zeleny, Jim Acosta and Kaitlan Collins, CNN • January 12 •
McConnell believes impeachment push will help rid Trump from the GOP, but has not said if he will vote to convict
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated that he believes that impeaching President Donald Trump will make it easier to get rid of the President and Trumpism from the Republican Party, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
Axios • Lachlan Markay • January 12 •
Scoop: Biden inaugural returns cash from ex-senator-turned-foreign agent Barbara Boxer
The decision to return the money shows how the incoming administration will try to balance its sweeping ethics commitments with K Street efforts.
The Washington Post • Bonnie Watson Coleman • January 12 •
Opinion | Rep. Watson Coleman: I’m 75. I had cancer. I got covid-19 because my GOP colleagues dismiss facts.
I feel like I have a mild cold. But even more than that, I am angry.
The Washington Post • Beth Reinhard, Rosalind Helderman, Neena Satija • January 12 •
With big budget but little accountability, long-troubled Capitol Police face questions after siege
For years, Congress has raised concerns about the department but not cracked down or streamlined oversight.
The Washington Post • Josh Dawsey, David Fahrenthold, Jonathan O'Connell • January 12 •
Backlash to riot at Capitol hobbles Trump’s business as banks, partners flee the brand
The Trump Organization was already hurting from political backlash and the pandemic, and faced huge unpaid loans.
The New York Times • Karen Crouse, Victor Mather • January 12 •
Olympic Gold Medalist Was Part of Crowd That Invaded Capitol
Klete Keller, who won swimming medals in three Summer Games, was seen on video inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. His Team USA jacket gave him away.
Axios • Lachlan Markay • January 11 •
Epoch Times nearly quadrupled revenue during the first three years of the Trump administration
21 donors gave the group from $9,000 to $54,000 each.
The Atlantic • Adam Serwer • January 12 •
The Capitol Rioters Weren’t ‘Low Class’
The business owners, real-estate brokers, and service members who rioted acted not out of economic desperation, but out of their belief in their inviolable right to rule.
The New York Times • Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Annie Karni • January 12 •
Group pledges up to $50 million to defend Republicans who support impeaching Trump.