Filmmaker describes Trump behavior after Jan. 6
In his first television interview since his deposition with the Jan. 6 committee, filmmaker Alex Holder described former President Trump's behavior after the riot and said Trump saw violence on Jan 6. as an "inevitability." Watch Norah O'Donnell's interview.news.yahoo.com
Donoghue told Trump there would be hundreds of DOJ resignations if Clark was appointed acting AG
During a public hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, former Acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue said he told then-President Donald Trump that if he appointed Jeffrey Clark as acting attorney general, there would be hundreds of DOJ resignations.news.yahoo.com
"Pure insanity": Witnesses say Trump pursued conspiracy theory that Italian satellite switched ballots
At the fifth public hearing of the House select committee investigating January 6, Republican committee member Rep. Adam Kinzinger, former Acting U.S. Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue, and former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen discussed President Trump's insistence that federal officials pursue a "wild, baseless conspiracy theory" about an Italian satellite switching ballots.news.yahoo.com
Judge delays Proud Boys trial in fallout from House Jan. 6 hearings
Several defendants and prosecutors warned that the planned release of a public report and witness transcripts from the high-profile House investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol attack could upend trial preparationswashingtonpost.com
Official who falsely claimed China changed votes with thermostats told DOJ officials Trump offered him attorney general after he talked about overturning election results
Jeffrey Rosen and Richard Donoghue, then-top DOJ officials, had previously rejected Clark's attempts to investigate baseless claims of election fraud.news.yahoo.com
Man who carried Confederate flag into Capitol heads to trial
A federal judge's acquittal of a New Mexico man in April was a rare blemish on the Justice Department's record of securing convictions in U.S. Capitol riot cases. Widely published photographs showed Kevin Seefried carrying a Confederate battle flag inside the Capitol after he entered the building with his son, Hunter. The Seefrieds were "early, aggressive and active participants" in the Capitol breach and among the first rioters to enter the bulling on Jan. 6, 2021, prosecutors have said.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 panelists: Enough evidence uncovered to indict Trump
Members of the House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot say they’ve uncovered enough evidence for the Justice Department to consider an unprecedented criminal indictment against former President Donald Trump for seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Jan 6 panel says evidence it gathered enough to indict Trump
Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot said Sunday they have uncovered enough evidence for the Justice Department to consider an unprecedented criminal indictment against former President Donald Trump for seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election. “I would like to see the Justice Department investigate any credible allegation of criminal activity on the part of Donald Trump,” said Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a committee member who also leads the House Intelligence Committee. “There are certain actions, parts of these different lines of effort to overturn the election that I don’t see evidence the Justice Department is investigating.”news.yahoo.com
In Jan. 6 cases, 1 judge stands out as the toughest punisher
As the number of people sentenced for crimes in the U.S. Capitol insurrection nears 200, an Associated Press analysis of sentencing data shows that some judges are divided over how to punish the rioters, particularly for the low-level misdemeanors arising from the attack.
In Jan. 6 cases, 1 judge stands out as the toughest punisher
An Ohio couple climbed through a broken window of the U.S. Capitol and livestreamed a video of themselves inside. Federal prosecutors did not seek prison time for any of them after they pleaded guilty to petty offenses for their actions on Jan. 6, 2021. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan put them all behind bars, describing it as the appropriate punishment for their participation in the riot that halted the certification of President Joe Biden's victory, sent lawmakers running for their lives and left dozens of police officers beaten and bloodied.news.yahoo.com
Feds say Navarro lied about being denied call to lawyer
The Justice Department on Thursday pushed back on an assertion from former Trump White House official Peter Navarro, who had claimed he was denied access to an attorney when he was arrested on contempt charges last week. In a court filing, the Justice Department alleged that Navarro lied to the judge and to members of the media by claiming he was told he couldn’t call a lawyer and that he was denied food and water while being held for several hours after his arrest on Friday. Navarro was indicted on charges that he refused to cooperate with a congressional investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.news.yahoo.com
Democrats seek criminal charges against Trump Interior head
Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee have asked the Justice Department to investigate whether a Trump administration interior secretary engaged in possible criminal conduct while helping an Arizona developer get a crucial permit for a housing project.
What's next in the investigation of the Supreme Court leak?
Chief Justice John Roberts, in ordering an investigation into an “egregious breach of trust” in the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion, has tasked a relatively unknown court official to carry out what could be one of the most high-profile investigations in decades.
Project Veritas says US seized staffer info as part of probe
Conservative group Project Veritas says the Justice Department had secretly obtained from Apple and Google personal information as part of an ongoing investigation into how the organization received a diary purported to belong to President Joe Biden’s daughter.
China used TV, TikTok stars in discreet Olympics campaign
A “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” TV star, a Paralympic swimmer and a self-described “brand king” were among the Instagram and TikTok influencers who were paid by Chinese officials for a discreet campaign that promoted the Beijing Winter Olympics, new Justice Department documents reveal.