January 6th Committee News

In a series of public hearings, the House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, plans to lay out the full magnitude of former President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to remain in power after the 2020 election.


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    Jan. 6: The Story So Far

    How a president who couldn’t accept defeat worked with a cabal of loyalists to pursue one strategy after another to subvert democracy and overturn an election.

    By Alan Feuer, Luke Broadwater, Maggie Haberman, Katie Benner and

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    Jan. 6 Committee Previews Next Hearing With New Video Testimony

    In a video interview, Eric Herschmann, a former White House lawyer, said that an architect of President Donald J. Trump’s plan to overturn the 2020 election insisted on fighting election results after the deadly attack on the Capitol.


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    Day of Rage: How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol

    A six-month Times investigation has synchronized and mapped out thousands of videos and police radio communications from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, providing the most complete picture to date of what happened — and why.

    By Dmitriy Khavin, Haley Willis, Evan Hill, Natalie Reneau, Drew Jordan, Cora Engelbrecht, Christiaan Triebert, Stella Cooper, Malachy Browne and

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    Jan. 6 Committee Blames Trump for Attack on Capitol

    Representatives Bennie Thompson, Democrat of Mississippi, and Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, led the first hearing on the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, which included testimony from a Capitol police officer and a documentary filmmaker.

    By Ang Li, Nailah Morgan, Rex Sakamoto and