Los Angeles Times • Marisa Gerber, Irfan Khan • January 30 • latimes.com
Dodger Stadium's COVID-19 vaccination site temporarily shut down after protesters gather at entrance
The demonstrators included members of anti-vaccine and far-right groups.
The Wall Street Journal • Shalini Ramachandran, Alexandra Berzon, Rebecca Ballhaus • February 1 • wsj.com
Jan. 6 Rally Funded by Top Trump Donor, Helped by Alex Jones, Organizers Say
The rally in Washington’s Ellipse that preceded the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol was arranged and funded by a small group including a top Trump campaign fundraiser facilitated by far-right show host Alex Jones, organizers said.
The New York Times • Adam Goldman, Katie Benner, Zolan Kanno-Youngs • January 30 • nytimes.com
How Trump’s Focus on Antifa Distracted Attention From the Far-Right Threat
Federal law enforcement shifted resources last year in response to Donald Trump’s insistence that the radical left endangered the country. Meanwhile, right-wing extremism was building ominously.
CNN • Gloria Borger, Kaitlan Collins, Jeff Zeleny and Ashley Semler, CNN • January 30 • cnn.com
First on CNN: Trump's impeachment defense team leaves less than two weeks before trial
Former President Donald Trump's five impeachment defense attorneys have left a little more than a week before his trial is set to begin, according to people familiar with the case, amid a disagreement over his legal strategy.
ProPublica • January 30 • propublica.org
Text Messages Show Top Trump Campaign Fundraiser’s Key Role Planning the Rally That Preceded the Siege
Caroline Wren, a Trump fundraiser, is listed as a “VIP Advisor” in a National Park Service permit for the Jan. 6th rally at the Ellipse. Text messages and a planning memo show the title downplays the active role she played in organizing the event.
The New York Times • Kashmir Hill • January 30 • nytimes.com
A Vast Web of Vengeance
Outrageous lies destroyed Guy Babcock’s online reputation. When he went hunting for their source, what he discovered was worse than he could have imagined.
WSAZ • WSAZ News Staff • January 29 • wsaz.com
Sen. Joe Manchin reacts to WSAZ interview with Vice Pres. Kamala Harris
After airing Thursday evening, WSAZ’s exclusive interview with Vice President Kamala Harris drew national attention.
The New York Times • Catie Edmondson • January 29 • nytimes.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Controversies Are Piling Up. Republicans Are Quiet.
In a video from 2018, Ms. Greene falsely suggested that 9/11 was a hoax, President Barack Obama was a Muslim and the Clintons were guilty of murder.
POLITICO • Tyler Pager, Adam Cancryn, Joanne Kenen • January 30 • politico.com
‘It’s a mess’: Biden’s first 10 days dominated by vaccine mysteries
Biden’s team is still trying to locate upwards of 20 million vaccine doses that have been sent to states — a mystery that has hampered plans to speed up the national vaccination effort.
The New York Times • Jonathan Martin • January 30 • nytimes.com
For McCarthy and McConnell, Two Paths on Trumpian Crisis Management
Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, and Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader, want to take back control of Congress in 2022. First they have to figure out how to handle Donald Trump.
POLITICO • Meridith McGraw, Christopher Cadelago • January 30 • politico.com
Trump’s top impeachment lawyer has left his team
Butch Bowers and another lawyer are no longer set to defend Trump during his impeachment trial, which is just days away.
KTSM 9 News • Patricia L. Garcia • January 29 • ktsm.com
Traffic stop leads to deportation of El Paso Walmart shooting victim
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A survivor of the El Paso Walmart shooting has been deported, according to the Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services in El Paso. The woman, only identified as Rosa to …
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Greg Bluestein • January 30 • ajc.com
AJC poll: Republicans in dicey political territory in Georgia
After suffering major losses, Georgia Republicans enter a new election cycle in a dire political position, according to an exclusive Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll that found leading Democrats earned significantly higher ratings than their GOP counterparts.
The Washington Post • Michael Kranish, Reis Thebault, Stephanie McCrummen • January 30 • washingtonpost.com
How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans
Critical to Greene’s success was the early intervention on her behalf by some of the party’s most staunchly pro-Trump figures.
The Washington Post • Meryl Kornfield • January 29 • washingtonpost.com
Woman charged in Capitol riot said she wanted to shoot Pelosi ‘in the friggin’ brain,' FBI says
“We were looking for Nancy to shoot her in the friggin’ brain but we didn’t find her," Bancroft said in a video she filmed while in the U.S. Capitol building, according to the FBI.
NBC News • Sahil Kapur • January 30 • nbcnews.com
After Trump, Democrats set out on a mission to 'repair the courts'
The White House and senators are coordinating on an ambitious judicial project. Some Democrats want to fill every vacancy by the end of 2022.
Arizona Republic • Andrew Oxford • January 26 • azcentral.com
Arizona lawmakers who were in D.C. during Capitol riot won't release records from phones
Arizona courts have ruled that records on a public official's private device can be considered a public record if they relate to public business.
The Washington Post • Paul Kane • January 30 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | Lawmakers are still struggling with the trauma of the Capitol riot. Pelosi is trying to help.
“To just say, ‘Well, what’s the big deal? Let’s just turn the page.’ No, I don’t think so,” Pelosi said.
The New York Times • Richard Fausset, Miriam Jordan • January 29 • nytimes.com
A Georgia Chicken Town Reels After a Plant Disaster
A nitrogen leak killed six workers and injured 11, but many in the heavily undocumented work force, advocates said, are too fearful to go in for medical checks.
The New York Times • Jim Tankersley, Emily Cochrane, John Ismay • January 29 • nytimes.com
The retired general in charge of the Air Force Academy alumni association refuses to condemn Jan. 6 riot, angering its members.