The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Kane, Emma Brown • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
How the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to Pence
About one minute after the vice president was hustled out of the Senate chamber and into a nearby room, members of the pro-Trump mob arrived at the top of a nearby landing.
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 • Richard Fausset, Danny Hakim • January 15 • nytimes.com
Atlanta Prosecutor Appears to Move Closer to Trump Inquiry
The Fulton County district attorney is weighing an inquiry into possible election interference and is said to be considering hiring an outside counsel.
@AmericanThinker • January 15 • americanthinker.com
Retraction
We received a lengthy letter from Dominion's defamation lawyers explaining why they believe that their client has been the victim of defamatory statements. Having considered the full import of the letter, we have agreed to their reques...
Axios • Jonathan Swan • January 15 • axios.com
Gina Haspel threatened to resign over plan to install Trump loyalist Kash Patel as CIA deputy
The revelation stunned national security officials.
The Washington Post • Scott Clement, Emily Guskin, Dan Balz • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
Post-ABC poll: Overwhelming opposition to Capitol attacks, majority support for preventing Trump from serving again
Majorities also discount election-fraud claims, though most Republicans say the party should continue to follow Trump’s lead.
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
The New Yorker • Luke Mogelson • January 15 • newyorker.com
Among the Insurrectionists
The Capitol was breached by Trump supporters who had been declaring, at rally after rally, that they would go to violent lengths to keep the President in power. A chronicle of an attack foretold.
Pew Research Center - U.S. Politics & Policy • Reem Nadeem • January 15 • pewresearch.org
Biden Viewed Positively, Trump More Negatively After Capitol Riot
68% of the public does not want Donald Trump to remain a major political figure in the future.
The Washington Post • Carol D. Leonnig • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
Capitol Police intelligence report warned three days before attack that ‘Congress itself’ could be targeted
The internal report, which does not appear to have been shared widely with other agencies, was among the flags that experts say should have alerted officials to the risks on Jan. 6.
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker • January 14 • washingtonpost.com
For those who quit Trump after riot, critics say it’s too little — and four years too late
The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol incited by the president set off a dramatic wave of resignations and attempts at distancing among administration officials and longtime advisers.
The Washington Post • Isaac Stanley-Becker, Lena H. Sun • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
Vaccine reserve was exhausted when Trump administration vowed to release it, dashing hopes of expanded access
States were anticipating a windfall after federal officials said they would stop holding back second doses. But the policy had already changed, and no stockpile exists.
The Washington Post • Susan M. Gordon • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | A former president Trump won’t ‘need to know.’ Cut off his intelligence.
Trump’s intelligence briefings should stop once he leaves office.
POLITICO • Natasha Bertrand, Kyle Cheney • January 15 • politico.com
Top FEMA official attended Trump's 'Stop the Steal' rally
Chris Grisafe, the agency's associate administrator for resilience, has told associates he did not go to the Capitol.
ProPublica • July 31 • propublica.org
“Where They Countin’ the Votes?!”: New Video Details Tense Moments as Capitol Mob Sought Out Lawmakers
New video, found in an archive of data uploaded to Parler, includes a fresh look at the mob’s confrontation with Eugene Goodman, the officer credited for luring rioters away from senators during the early moments of the Capitol riot.
Axios • Lachlan Markay • January 15 • axios.com
John Weaver, former aide to John McCain, acknowledges “inappropriate” messages
The Lincoln Project leader said politics propelled criticism
Vanity Fair • Joe Pompeo • January 15 • vanityfair.com
“Bring Some of the Old Playbook Back”: Politico’s Juicing Up Its Morning Mainstay as Team Biden Comes to Town
Facing stiffer competition, a new crew of writers—Ben Shapiro not included—is promising more scoops and scene as the O.G. political tip sheet reboots to keep those early a.m. eyeballs (and big ad dollars). The goal, says editor in chief Matthew Kaminski, is to “push harder both into official Washington and unofficial Washington.”
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | Trump’s GOP has an ugly authoritarian core. A new poll exposes it.
Large majorities of Republicans are on board with Trump's war on democracy.
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman • January 15 • nytimes.com
Pence, occupying a leadership void, calls Harris to offer assistance — as Trump plans his Inauguration Day getaway.
The Washington Post • John Wagner, Colby Itkowitz • January 15 • washingtonpost.com
Biden unveils plans for expanded access to the vaccine
President-elect Joe Biden plans to deliver remarks on vaccine distribution a day after calling the efforts of President Trump's administration a "dismal failure."