The Washington Post • Karoun Demirjian, Carol D. Leonnig, Paul Kane, Aaron Davis • January 9 •
Inside the Capitol siege: How barricaded lawmakers and aides sounded urgent pleas for help as police lost control
During the rampage, rioters came perilously close to penetrating the inner sanctums of the building while lawmakers were still there.
Anchorage Daily News • James Brooks • January 8 •
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski calls on President Trump to resign, questions her future as a Republican
“I want him out. He has caused enough damage,” Alaska’s senior senator said in an interview Friday from her office in the U.S. Capitol.
The Washington Post • Amy Gardner • January 9 •
Trump pressured a Georgia elections investigator in a separate call legal experts say could amount to obstruction
More than a week before he urged the Georgia secretary of state to overturn the election results, the president spoke to the state’s chief elections fraud investigator and urged the official to find wrongdoing as part of an ongoing inquiry.
Medium • Rep. Jamie Raskin • January 4 •
Statement of Congressman Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin on the Remarkable Life of Tommy Raskin
TAKOMA PARK, M.D. — Congressman Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin today released the following statement about their son Thomas (Tommy)…
BuzzFeed News • Emmanuel Felton • January 9 •
These Black Capitol Police Officers Describe Fighting Off "Racist-Ass Terrorists"
Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day.
The New York Times • Nicholas Fandos, Erin Schaff, Emily Cochrane • January 7 •
‘Senate Being Locked Down’: Inside a Harrowing Day at the Capitol
Three New York Times journalists were at the Capitol when it was breached. Here’s how they experienced it.
The New York Times • Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman • January 7 •
Trump Is Said to Have Discussed Pardoning Himself
The discussions occurred in recent weeks, and it was not clear whether he has brought it up since he incited supporters to march on the Capitol, where some stormed the site.
The Wall Street Journal • The Editorial Board • January 7 •
Donald Trump’s Final Days
The best outcome would be for him to resign to spare the U.S. another impeachment fight.
The Wall Street Journal • Aruna Viswanatha, Sadie Gurman, Cameron McWhirter • January 9 •
White House Forced Georgia U.S. Attorney to Resign
Pressure for resignation was part of a broader push by President Trump to overturn state’s election results.
Twitter • January 8 •
Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump
Suspension of @realDonaldTrump
The Washington Post • Carol D. Leonnig, Aaron Davis, Peter Hermann, Karoun Demirjian • January 10 •
Outgoing Capitol Police chief: House, Senate security officials hamstrung efforts to call in National Guard
Even as rioters violently overran his forces, Steven Sund said in an exclusive interview, the sergeants at arms for the House and Senate took more than an hour to approve his request.
The Washington Post • Washington Post Staff • January 6 •
Woman dies after shooting in U.S. Capitol; D.C. National Guard activated after mob breaches building
A day that began with thousands of President Trump’s supporters in Washington for demonstrations turned violent as many in attendance saw Wednesday as a last stand for Trump because Congress was set to confirm that President-elect Joe Biden won the election.
The Washington Post • Anne Gearan, Josh Dawsey, Mike DeBonis • January 9 •
Republicans largely silent about consequences of deadly attack and Trump’s role in inciting it
Trump and some Republicans seek to head off Democratic impeachment efforts, but have proposed no other inquiry or punishments.
The New Yorker • Ronan Farrow • January 8 •
An Air Force Combat Veteran Breached the Senate
The Texas-based pilot was with a group that descended on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office suite.
The New York Times • Maggie Haberman, Annie Karni • January 5 •
Pence Said to Have Told Trump He Lacks Power to Change Election Result
A day before he presides over a joint session of Congress to ratify Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory, the vice president tried to lower the president’s expectations while seeking ways to mollify him.
The Dispatch • Steve Hayes • January 6 •
Giuliani to Senator: ‘Try to Just Slow it Down’
The president’s lawyer tries to block the count of the Electoral College votes.
The Wall Street Journal • Natalie Andrews, Alex Leary, Josh Mitchell • January 8 •
After Capitol Riot, Resignations and Calls for Trump’s Removal
Democratic congressional leaders called for the president to be removed from office while several top administration officials resigned. Trump acknowledged a new administration will take office Jan. 20 and said the focus is now on the transition of power.
The New York Times • Annie Karni, Maggie Haberman • January 4 •
Pence’s Choice: Side With the Constitution or His Boss
The vice president will preside on Wednesday when Congress convenes to ratify Joe Biden’s victory. President Trump still seems to hold out hope that his loyal No. 2 could change the outcome.
POLITICO • Tyler Pager, Josh Gerstein, Kyle Cheney • January 5 •
Biden to tap Merrick Garland for attorney general
The pick comes after Democrats appear poised to gain control of the Senate, making the task of finding a replacement for the judge far easier.
The New York Times • Katie Benner, Maggie Haberman, Michael S. Schmidt • January 6 •
An explosive device is found at the R.N.C., and the D.N.C. is evacuated.