• The suspect accused of placing pipe bombs outside the DNC and RNC headquarters before the January 6 riot still hasn't been arrested

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The suspect accused of placing pipe bombs before January 6 still hasn't been arrested.
    The suspect put the two bombs outside the DNC's and RNC's headquarters on January 5.
    The FBI has released footage of the suspect, but they still haven't been identified.
    In the year since the January 6 insurrection, over 700 defendants have been prosecuted for breaching the US Capitol as part of a violent attempt to halt Congress from affirming the results of the 2020 election. But a suspect accused of placing pipe bombs outside the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee and the Republican...
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  • Tucker Carlson lashes out at Sen. Ted Cruz for calling January 6 'a violent terrorist attack'

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Fox News
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson chastised Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas Wednesday night.
    Carlson bashed Cruz for accurately describing January 6 as "a violent terrorist attack."
    What made Cruz's comments more befuddling, according to Carlson, is that he's "legitimately smart."
    After listing a series of compliments about Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Fox News host Tucker Carlson criticized the lawmaker for accurately describing the events of January 6, 2021. "We are approaching a solemn anniversary this week," Cruz said during a committee hearing...
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  • Biden slams 'defeated President' Trump for saying November 3 was the 'real' insurrection: 'Can you think of a more twisted way to look at this country?'

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden speaks at the Capitol on January 6, 2022. Jim Watson / AFP via Getty Images
    President Biden attacked Trump several times without naming him in his January 6 speech.
    "Can you think of a more twisted way to look at this country?" Biden said of Trump's election lies.
    "He's not just a former president, he's a defeated former president," he said.
    Speaking at the Capitol on the anniversary of the January 6 attacks, President Joe Biden spent much of his speech slamming former President Donald Trump for continuing to spread lies about both that day and the 2020 presidential...
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  • Biden Blames Trump For January 6 Insurrection In Anniversary Address: ‘Values Power Over Principle'

    19 days ago - By Forbes

    The president slammed Trump's “web of lies” that led to the attack and said the rioters were acting “not in service of America, but rather in service of one man.”
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  • Kamala Harris compares January 6 to Pearl Harbor and 9/11 in anniversary speech at the Capitol

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Democrats blame the press and each other for a spate of bad press surrounding Vice President Kamala Harris. Thomas Coex, Pool Photo via AP
    Vice President Kamala Harris compared three dates in US history in her speech from the Capitol.
    Harris said Pearl Harbor, 9/11 and the January 6 insurrection "echo throughout history."
    The vice president emphasized both the "fragility and strength" of democracy.
    On the one-year anniversary of the attack, Vice President Kamala Harris underscored the severity of the January 6 insurrection by comparing it to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. "Certain dates echo...
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  • Stephanie Grisham says Trump was 'gleefully watching' the January 6 riot on TV and 'hitting rewind'

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham watches as US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before he boards Marine One at the White House on November 08, 2019. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    Stephanie Grisham said that Trump was "gleefully watching" the January 6 insurrection on television.
    Her comments come on the first anniversary of January 6.
    Grisham served as White House press secretary and former first lady Melania Trump's chief of staff.
    Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said on Thursday that former President Donald Trump "gleefully" watched his...
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  • January 6 in photos: How the insurrection unfolded in real time

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Photos from January 6: Former Donald Trump's rally from the Ellipse at the White House , a man climbs down from makeshift gallows outside the Capitol siege. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images From former President Donald Trump's morning rally on the Ellipse to the moment the Capitol was breached, photographers documented one of the most infamous days in US history on January 6, 2021. In chronological order, here are some of the most striking images from the insurrection one year ago. The "Save America" rally Busses line up the morning of January 6...
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  • Top Republicans called January 6 a 'failed insurrection' while some blamed Trump. Here's where 5 of them stand a year later

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia speaks during a joint session of Congress in the early hours of January 7, 2021. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
    In the wake of the January 6 attack, top Republican figures condemned the attack and blamed Trump.
    But in the year since, several have changed their tune, shifting blame elsewhere or seeking to move on.
    Here's what Mitch McConnell, Kevin McCarthy, Mike Pence, Lindsey Graham, and Nikki Haley have all said.
    One year ago, a mob of supporters of former President Donald Trump breached the Capitol, halting the counting of the...
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