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 • Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman • January 12 • nytimes.com
McConnell is said to be pleased about impeachment, believing it will be easier to purge Trump from the G.O.P.
The Washington Post • Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker • January 11 • washingtonpost.com
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.
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 • 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 • Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky • January 12 • washingtonpost.com
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 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.
The New York Times • Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman, Annie Karni • January 12 • nytimes.com
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 • Michael S. Schmidt, Kenneth P. Vogel • January 17 • nytimes.com
Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump
The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.
The New Yorker • The New Yorker • January 17 • newyorker.com
A Reporter’s Footage from Inside the Capitol Siege
Luke Mogelson followed Trump supporters as they forced their way into the Senate chamber, using his phone’s camera as a reporter’s notebook.
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 York Times • Catie Edmondson, Luke Broadwater • January 11 • nytimes.com
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 • Rebecca Tan • January 13 • washingtonpost.com
A Black officer faced down a mostly White mob at the Capitol. Meet Eugene Goodman.
The Army veteran lured rioters away from the Senate chambers, friends said.
The Washington Post • Paul Farhi • January 12 • washingtonpost.com
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.
Axios • Jonathan Swan, Zachary Basu • January 16 • axios.com
Off the rails: Trump's premeditated election lie lit the fire
Axios takes you inside the collapse with a special series.
The Atlantic • Ben Sasse • January 16 • theatlantic.com
QAnon Is Destroying the GOP From Within
Until last week, too many in the Republican Party thought they could preach the Constitution and wink at QAnon. They can’t.
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.
The Washington Post • Ellen Nakashima • January 16 • washingtonpost.com
Acting defense secretary orders NSA director to immediately install former GOP operative as the agency’s top lawyer
Michael Ellis was named in November to the position of NSA general counsel but has yet to take up the job.
The Washington Post • Jessica Contrera, Carol D. Leonnig, Katie Mettler • January 16 • washingtonpost.com
Va. man arrested at inauguration checkpoint says he was lost and didn’t mean to bring gun, ammunition to D.C.
Wesley Allen Beeler, 31, was arrested on weapons charges by Capitol Police on Friday.
The New York Times • Ben Smith • January 17 • nytimes.com
Fox Settled a Lawsuit Over Its Lies. But It Insisted on One Unusual Condition.
Why did the network insist an agreement with the family of a murdered young man remain undisclosed until after the election?