Jan. 6 Capitol Riots

Rumors flew as the U.S. Capitol went under lockdown while pro-Trump protestors demonstrated to overturn the ratification of the 2020 election results.

Is Harvard Considering Revoking Trump Allies’ Degrees?
  • 18 January 2021
The list of alumni include White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Texas Sen. Ted...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Cowboys for Trump leader and Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin, center, talks with Republican New Mexico state Rep. Candy Ezzell of Roswell, N.M., at a protest against gun control and pro-abortion rights legislation outside the New Mexico State Capitol, in Santa Fe, N.M. A New Mexico county official who runs a group called "Cowboys for Trump" who had vowed to return to Washington after last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol to place a flag on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's desk was arrested by the FBI on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Griffin was arrested on charges of illegally entering the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, File)
Cowboys for Trump Leader Arrested Over US Capitol Riot
  • 17 January 2021
A New Mexico county official and founder of the group Cowboys for Trump has been...
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Michigan Lockdown Protesters at DC Riot Are in Denial About Its Cause
  • 17 January 2021
You may remember some of these organizers from the anti-COVID-lockdown “Operation Gridlock” protests in Michigan...
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Did The New York Times Report in 1924 That Hitler Was ‘Tamed by Prison’?
  • 17 January 2021
Critics of Donald Trump warned of historical parallels between the U.S. Capitol attack of 2021,...
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Shattered glass from the previous week's attack on Congress by a pro-Trump mob is seen in doors leading to the Capitol Rotunda in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Far-Right Personality ‘Baked Alaska’ Arrested in Riot Probe
  • 16 January 2021
Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined at center by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., far left, speaks to reporters briefly following a closed-door meeting where the Republican Conference held leadership elections, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Donor Backlash Fuels GOP Alarm About Senate Fundraising
  • 16 January 2021
Republicans are worried that a corporate backlash stirred by the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection could...
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Danish Rozario, left, of Silver Spring, Md., wheels baggage down Pennsylvania Avenue for a guest at the Trump Hotel in Washington, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump Supporters Among Those Seeking Jan. 20 Protest Permits
  • 15 January 2021
It appears unlikely their application will be approved as the National Park Service greatly curtails...
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Did Marine Corps Tell Pelosi, ‘We Don’t Work For You’?
  • 15 January 2021
Security arrangements for U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration were under scrutiny following the violent Capitol...
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Fact-Checking the Capitol Insurrection
  • 15 January 2021
From Jake Angeli to secret infiltration, Snopes fact-checks the rumors and myths around the Jan....
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Does Jade Sacker Work for CNN?
  • 15 January 2021
Another round of misinformation attempted to shift blame for the Capitol riot.
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Did Ben Shapiro Say ‘Every Regular Human’ Owns Zip Ties After US Capitol Riot?
  • 15 January 2021
Some members of the mob that attacked the Capitol were spotted wielding plastic zip cuffs.
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Were Panic Buttons Removed From Democratic Lawmaker’s Office Prior to Insurrection?
  • 14 January 2021
The circumstances under which the buttons were allegedly "torn out" of U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley's...
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