Alleged Capitol rioters are still being arrested four months after the insurrection

Supporters of former President Donald Trump continue to face arrest in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol as the Justice Department ramps up its probe into the most significant breach of the federal government in modern American history. At least three supporters of the ex-president were arrested as recently as Monday… Continue reading Alleged Capitol rioters are still being arrested four months after the insurrection

After a bullish start, here’s the stock market outlook for Biden’s next 100 days

If the stock market is considered a barometer of success, Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office is starting off with a bang…a big bang. Since the election, the S&P 500 is up more than 20%. Since his inauguration in January, it’s up 10%. According to JPMorgan, that is the best 100 day run for… Continue reading After a bullish start, here’s the stock market outlook for Biden’s next 100 days

The American Flag Flies For Democracy, Not Against It

TOPSHOT - US flags representing those who could not attend the inauguration due to Covid-19, flutter in the wind at the Mall before the Inauguration of US President-Elect Joe Biden in Washington, DC on January 20, 2021. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

The morning of Jan. 6, my wife and I saw people filling the streets of Washington, D.C., waving American flags as they walked toward the National Mall to protest the outcome of a free and fair election. This week, when we saw security videos shown at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, we realized many rioters used… Continue reading The American Flag Flies For Democracy, Not Against It

Senators Moved By Actions Of Capitol Police Officer Goodman To Protect Them

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 10: Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman watches newly released video footage of the January 6 attack on the Capitol Building during the second day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. House managers are arguing that Trump was responsible for the attack and should be barred from holding public office again. (Photo by Brandon Bell-Pool/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, already lauded as a hero for his actions during the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol, received more praise Wednesday after new video showed him directing Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, away from the mob. The previously unseen video from a Capitol security camera was played by House managers in… Continue reading Senators Moved By Actions Of Capitol Police Officer Goodman To Protect Them

He Can Do This Again’: Rep. Lieu Warns Of Future Attacks On Democracy

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: In this screenshot taken from a congress.gov webcast, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) speaks on the third day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol on February 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. House impeachment managers will make the case that Trump was “singularly responsible” for the January 6th attack at the U.S. Capitol and he should be convicted and barred from ever holding public office again. (Photo by congress.gov via Getty Images)

House impeachment manager Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., directly rebutted one of the Trump defense team’s key claims during his arguments on day 3 of the Senate impeachment trial: that the trial is politically motivated by Democrats who are concerned about running against Trump in 2024. On Tuesday, Trump lawyer Bruce Castor made the argument: “We… Continue reading He Can Do This Again’: Rep. Lieu Warns Of Future Attacks On Democracy

A ‘Scary’ Survey Finding: 4 In 10 Republicans Say Political Violence May Be Necessary

Supporters of President Donald Trump pray during a rally for evangelical supporters at the King Jesus International Ministry church, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

The mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol may have been a fringe group of extremists, but politically motivated violence has the support of a significant share of the U.S. public, according to a new survey by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). The survey found that nearly three in 10 Americans, including 39% of Republicans, agreed… Continue reading A ‘Scary’ Survey Finding: 4 In 10 Republicans Say Political Violence May Be Necessary

More Than A Month Later, It’s Still Jan. 6 On Capitol Hill

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2021, file photo, shattered glass from the attack on Congress by a pro-Trump mob is seen in the doors leading to the Capitol Rotunda, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A month has passed since the shocking invasion of the U.S. Capitol by rioters bent on blocking the official recognition of the presidential election results, but the aftershocks have not stopped. More than 200 people have now been charged with various crimes, ranging from illegal trespassing to attacks on police officers to conspiracies to kidnap… Continue reading More Than A Month Later, It’s Still Jan. 6 On Capitol Hill

DOJ Charges 3 More Men For Roles in Capitol Riot

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2020, file photo, a protester carries a Proud Boys banner, a right-wing group, while other members start to unfurl a large U.S. flag in front of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore. The Canadian government designated the Proud Boys group as a terrorist entity on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, noting they played a pivotal role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)

Federal agents on Wednesday arrested a prominent member of the Seattle chapter of the Proud Boys, a nationalist, chauvinist organization, for his role in storming the U.S. Capitol with other pro-Trump rioters on Jan. 6. Ethan Nordean, a self-described “Sergeant of Arms” for the Seattle Proud Boys, faces several charges, including impeding an official government… Continue reading DOJ Charges 3 More Men For Roles in Capitol Riot

Two Proud Boys Members Indicted In Attack On U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 29: An eight-foot tall steel fence, topped in places with concertina razor wire, circles the U.S. Capitol January 29, 2021 in Washington, DC. The fence was built following the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of Donald Trump supporters that left five people dead and scores injured. In a statement Thursday, U.S. Capitol Police acting Chief Yogananda Pittman said a permanent perimeter fence should be built, among other recommendations. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Two members of the far-right group the Proud Boys were indicted in federal court Friday for their participation in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Charges included obstructing an official proceeding and assaulting officers. Forty-three year-old Dominic Pezzola of Rochester, N.Y., and 31-year-old William Pepe of Beacon, N.Y., were both originally charged by criminal… Continue reading Two Proud Boys Members Indicted In Attack On U.S. Capitol

2nd Officer Who Responded To U.S. Capitol Insurrection Dies By Suicide, Chief Says

A second Washington law enforcement officer who responded to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has died by suicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department’s acting chief. Officer Jeffrey Smith, 35, killed himself on Jan. 15, acting Chief Robert J. Contee III told the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, The Washington Post first… Continue reading 2nd Officer Who Responded To U.S. Capitol Insurrection Dies By Suicide, Chief Says