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A Big Fox News/Trump Lie Just Got Wiped Out By The 1/6 Committee

Fox News and some Republicans have been saying that Trump ordered National Guard troops to the Capitol, but the 1/6 Committee has released testimony saying that Trump never gave a National Guard order.

The DOJ Has Been Criminally Investigating Trump Since At Least April

The Department of Justice has seized the phone records of Trump's top White House aides as they have been investigating Trump's 1/6 actions since at least April.

The 1/6 Committee Has Laid Waste To Trump As Nearly 80% Think His Actions Were Illegal Or Unethical

According to a new poll, 79% of Americans believe that Donald Trump's actions on 1/6 were illegal or unethical. Just 21% think that he did nothing wrong.

Merrick Garland Appears To Confirm That The DOJ Is Investigating Trump

In his interview with NBC Nightly News, Attorney General Merrick Garland said that DOJ will investigate anyone who interfered with the peaceful transfer of power and made it clear that the Justice Department is doing its own investigation.

Just A Mile From Where Trump's Mob Wanted To Hang Him, Pence Fails To Mention His Coup

Pence’s unwillingness to mention Trump’s use of violence to remain in power illustrates the former president’s continued hold on the Republican base.

Opinion | These 59 words Trump struck out in Sharpie in his post-Jan. 6 speech say the most

The latest Jan. 6 committee video shows that Trump refused to expel Capitol attackers from his MAGA movement.

‘Kind of Wild/Creative’: Emails Shed Light on Trump Fake Electors Plan

Previously undisclosed communications among Trump campaign aides and outside advisers provide new insight into their efforts to overturn the election in the weeks leading to Jan. 6.

Trump-Pence Ticket, Torn by Jan. 6, Becomes an Unequal Rivalry

Trailed by the Capitol riot fallout and 2024 speculation, the two erstwhile allies gave competing speeches that revealed the Republican Party’s enduring challenges and divisions.

Justice Dept. investigating Trump’s actions in Jan. 6 criminal probe

People familiar with the probe said investigators are examining the former president’s conversations with lawyers and advisers and have seized phone records of top aides.

As Trump speaks in Washington, his allies prepare for a second term

A constellation of think tanks, political committees and other Trump supporters are already working on a government-in-waiting if he wins reelection in 2024.

Analysis | An intriguing new detail on Trump’s ‘fake’ electors

The Trump campaign and allies have said the fake electors were merely a contingency if the election results were overturned pre-Jan. 6. But there's increasing reason to question that.

Analysis | As Marc Short invokes Jan. 6 ‘massacre,’ Pence’s tightrope gets trickier

Pence aides have emerged as central players on Jan. 6, reportedly testifying to a federal grand jury. Pence himself seems content to ride the fence.

CNN Poll: January 6 hearings haven't changed opinions much, but most agree Trump acted unethically | CNN Politics

After the eight public hearings held by the House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, the American public's views on the state of democracy and the threat posed to it by that event have changed little, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

Trump pushes harsh criminal justice agenda in first DC speech since leaving office | CNN Politics

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday outlined a hardline and harsh criminal justice agenda for the Republican Party, praising China's justice system, pushing for the death penalty for drug dealers and arguing the federal government should circumvent governors to use the National Guard to fight crime.

Analysis: Trump shows his 2024 campaign would take the country down a dark and dangerous road

The last time Donald Trump delivered a major speech in Washington, DC, from outside the White House it unleashed a vicious mob attack. There was no violence this time, but his searing bombast may have heralded the dawn of a new era of American extremism.

Trump, in return to D.C., hints at 2024 while rehashing 2020

The former president spoke to the America First Policy Institute summit about the midterms and the next race for the White House, but also relitigated his defeat almost two years ago.

Biden rips Trump on ‘respect for the law’ after crime speech

President Biden on Tuesday tore into former President Trump over remarks he made during a speech earlier that day in Washington, D.C., in which Trump said there is no longer “respect for the law” i…

AG Garland Won't Rule Out Charging Trump -- Even If He Is 2024 Candidate

Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday on "NBC Nightly News" that he is not ruling out prosecution of former President Donald Trump, even if he announces a 2024 presidential run. | Clips

Trump Returns To Scene Of Attempted Coup For First Time Since Leaving Office

In a speech to a nonprofit group that his PAC gave $1 million to, Trump re-ups his lies that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from him.

With top aides testifying, Pence has Trump in the palm of his hand

Trump tried to turn Mike Pence into a right-wing pariah. Now, Team Pence may be the only thing separating the former president and his team from prison time.

Justice Dept. Asking Witnesses About Trump in Its Jan. 6 Investigation

Federal prosecutors sought information about the former president’s role in the efforts to overturn the election as the inquiry accelerates.

Post Politics Now: Trump returns to Washington; Biden on cusp of some wins

Former president Donald Trump made his first appearance in the capital since leaving ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration in January 2021.

Trump's defense secretary denies there were orders to have 10K troops ready to deploy on January 6

Former acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller told the House select committee investigating the Capitol Hill insurrection that former President Donald Trump never gave him a formal order to have 10,000 troops ready to be deployed to the Capitol on January 6, 2021, according to new video of Miller's deposition released by the committee.

Trump returns to the scene of his tarnished legacy

The former president spoke in Washington for the first time since January 2021 — as Mike Pence gave a speech at a different D.C. event.

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