The Washington Post • Peter Jamison, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Schwartzman • January 14 • washingtonpost.com
The $3,000-a-month toilet for the Ivanka Trump/Jared Kushner Secret Service detail
Instructed not to use any of the half-dozen bathrooms inside the couple’s D.C. home, the Secret Service detail assigned to protect the lives of President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law spent months searching for a reliable restroom. The solution was costly.
The Washington Post • Peter Hermann • January 14 • washingtonpost.com
How battered D.C. police made a stand against the Capitol mob
D.C. officers describe being battered by flagpoles, beaten with their own clubs and choked by bear spray as they fought to defend the U.S. Capitol
The New York Times • Katharine Q. Seelye • January 14 • nytimes.com
Harold N. Bornstein, Trump’s Former Personal Physician, Dies at 73
He attested that President Trump would be the “healthiest president ever,” but he was later expelled from his orbit.
The Washington Post • Devlin Barrett, Spencer Hsu, Marissa Lang • January 14 • washingtonpost.com
Dozens of people on FBI terrorist watch list came to D.C. the day of Capitol riot
The revelation marks another example of the intelligence failures preceding last week’s deadly assault, critics say.
Tulsa World • Randy Krehbiel Tulsa World • January 15 • tulsaworld.com
Sen. James Lankford apologizes to Black Tulsans for questioning presidential election results
In a letter addressed to "My friends in North Tulsa," Lankford acknowledges that his actions "caused a firestorm of suspicion among many of my friends, particularly in Black communities around
Foreign Policy • Kelly Bjorklund • January 10 • foreignpolicy.com
‘We’re in a Worse Place Today Than We Were Before He Came In’
Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the mess Donald Trump is leaving behind.
VICE • Trone Dowd • January 14 • vice.com
The Guy Who Flew a Confederate Flag in the Capitol Has Predictably Surrendered
His son allegedly bragged about being part of the riot.
The Washington Post • Erica Werner, Jeff Stein • January 14 • washingtonpost.com
Biden unveils $1.9 trillion economic and health-care relief package
President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to unveil an emergency relief plan Thursday evening to combat the coronavirus and deliver direct aid to American families, with a major focus on boosting vaccine production and delivery as the pandemic continues its rampage.
CNN • Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN • January 14 • cnn.com
Trump explodes at Nixon comparisons as he prepares to leave office
In his final days in office, President Donald Trump has found the parts of the job he loved replaced by cold legal warnings, forced video addresses and a shrinking circle of downtrodden aides, all anxiously wondering what life will be like after noon on January 20.
Yahoo News • Jenna McLaughlin • January 14 • news.yahoo.com
Exclusive: Large bitcoin payments to right-wing activists a month before Capitol riot linked to foreign account
U.S. law enforcement is investigating whether a bitcoin transfer to right-wing organizations and personalities was linked to the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.
Intelligencer • Ben Jacobs, Olivia Nuzzi • January 14 • nymag.com
Ted Cruz’s Former Staffers Are ‘Disgusted’ by His New Low for Trump
“I could have never imagined that he could have gone down this road.”
The New York Times • Katie Rogers, Maggie Haberman • January 14 • nytimes.com
After 2 Impeachments, Giuliani Vows to Continue His Fervor for Trump
White House officials are universally angry with Rudolph W. Giuliani and blame him for both of President Trump’s impeachments. But he remains one of few people still willing to join Mr. Trump in the foxhole.
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • January 14 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | A leaked intelligence memo suggests Trump’s lies could incite more violence
Trump's own intelligence services believe the lie of a stolen election could inspire future violence.
CNN • Oliver Darcy, CNN Business • January 14 • cnn.com
Seth Rich conspiracy theorists retract and apologize for false statements as they settle lawsuit
A businessman and a fringe internet activist who each played key roles in the conspiracy theory about Seth Rich, the slain Democratic National Committee staffer whose death was used by right-wing activists as a vehicle to help exonerate Russia from its 2016 election meddling, retracted and apologized for their statements this week.
The Daily Beast • Maxwell Tani • January 14 • thedailybeast.com
‘Mischief Making’: Politico Boss Defends Ben Shapiro Column
Several staffers expressed dismay over handing the keys to the outlet’s influential newsletter product to a pundit with a “long history of bigoted and incendiary commentary.”
The Washington Post • Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker • January 13 • washingtonpost.com
Trump is isolated and angry at aides for failing to defend him as he is impeached again
With less than seven days remaining in his presidency, Trump’s inner circle is shrinking, offices in his White House are emptying, and he is angry over the backlash to his incitement of a mob that stormed the Capitol.
CNN • Kate Bennett, CNN • January 14 • cnn.com
Silent Melania Trump plods toward end of her husband's tumultuous term
Two days after his supporters rioted on Capitol Hill last week, President Donald Trump informed the world he would not be attending President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
The New York Times • Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio, Adam Goldman, Katie Benner, Mike Ives • January 14 • nytimes.com
Several more Capitol rioters have been arrested including man who carried a Confederate flag inside building.
A federal prosecutor said that a retired Air Force officer who stormed the Senate chamber holding zip ties had intended to “take hostages.”
Patch • Mark Konkol • January 13 • patch.com
Trolls Wrongly Accused Retired Firefighter Of Capitol Riot Murder
Retired Chicago firefighter David Quintavalle was grocery shopping and celebrating wife's birthday in Chicago during Capitol insurrection.
Axios • Mike Allen, Margaret Talev • January 14 • axios.com
It's still Trump's party
64% of Republicans said they support Trump's recent behavior.