The committee painted a picture of how President Donald J. Trump directed a wide-ranging and relentless scheme to misuse the Justice Department to keep himself in power.
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.
Key Revelations From the Jan. 6 Hearings
A Democratic-run committee relies on Republican witnesses to build the case against the former president — in searing detail.
Congressional Democrats, under pressure from federal prosecutors, say they will begin sharing interviews after their series of public hearings concludes.
By Glenn Thrush and
As rioters surrounded the Capitol, President Trump condemned Vice President Pence for failing to go along with a plan he’d been told would break the law, the House committee said. The plan’s chief architect later sought a pardon.
An angry mob chanting “hang Mike Pence” came within 40 feet of the vice president. He spent nearly five hours in an underground loading dock. And the president called him a “wimp” and worse.
By Annie Karni and
In its third public hearing to lay out its findings, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack showed evidence that the president knew his order to the vice president was unlawful.
By Luke Broadwater and
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
Donald J. Trump’s lies and calls to action were embraced by his supporters, then amplified by rioters at the Capitol.
By Larry Buchanan, Karen Yourish, Ainara Tiefenthäler, Jon Huang and
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.
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
Chris Stirewalt was ousted from Fox News after he and his team decided to call Arizona for Joseph R. Biden Jr. shortly before midnight on Election Day in 2020.
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
In videotaped testimony, Jared Kushner, former President Donald J. Trump’s son-in-law and a senior adviser, said he took the threats as “whining.”
How the House Jan. 6 Panel Has Redefined the Congressional Hearing
No bloviating speeches or partisan rancor. Lots of video and a tight script. The story of Donald J. Trump’s efforts to hold on to power is being unspooled in a way totally new to Capitol Hill.
By Michael S. Schmidt, Luke Broadwater and Maggie Haberman
Richard Donoghue: The Justice Department’s No. 2 official told Trump that his voter fraud claims had no merit.
Mr. Donoghue has testified that, in a phone call, the president ordered him and the acting attorney general to simply “say that the election was corrupt” and “leave the rest to me.”
By Stephanie Lai