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  • Pelosi Congress Claims Sovereign Immunity in Federal Court to Keep Secret January 6 Videos and Emails

    12/08/2022 8:14:04 PM PST · by ransomnote · 50 replies ^ | February 01, 2022 | Judicial Watch
    [H/T Combat_Boots](Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it filed an opposition to the U.S. Capitol Police’s (USCP) effort to shut down Judicial Watch’s federal lawsuit for January 6 videos and emails. Through its police department, Congress argues that the videos and emails are not public records, there is no public interest in their release, and that “sovereign immunity” prevents citizens from suing for their release.Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit under the common law right of access after the Capitol Police refused to provide any records in response to a January 21, 2021, request (Judicial Watch v. United States Capitol...
  • January 6th Committee Announces Criminal Referrals, and Donald Trump Is Going to Be Indicted

    12/06/2022 7:42:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    Red State ^ | 12/06/2022 | Bonchie
    It was just a matter of time before the January 6th committee did what it was always going to do. Namely, announce criminal referrals in relation to the unrest at the Capitol following the 2020 election.On Tuesday, Chairman Bennie Thompson made it official, telling reporters that referrals were on the way and would be submitted as a separate document from the committee’s report.House January 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says— Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 (@julie_kelly2) December 6, 2022Thompson didn’t announce exactly who the criminal referrals will target, but it’s not exactly a secret that Donald Trump...
  • Capitol Police chief says force is ‘much better prepared’ after Jan. 6, but threats remain

    12/06/2022 6:31:28 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/06/2022 | Brad Dress
    U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) Chief Tom Manger said the “big failures” that occurred during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack have been fixed, but acknowledged there is more work to do for the force to be better prepared in the future. In an interview shared Monday by NPR, Manger said he plans to hire 280 officers a year and is on track to meet that goal, with 195 officers currently in training.
  • TODAY: Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the United States Capitol Police & those who protected the Capitol on 1/6

    12/06/2022 2:16:37 AM PST · by RandFan · 37 replies
    twitter ^ | Chad Pergram
    @ChadPergram Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the United States Capitol Police, the Washington D.C Metropolitan Police and those who protected the Capitol on 1/6 today
  • Officers Who Defended US Capitol on Jan. 6 Set to Receive Congressional Gold Medals

    12/06/2022 1:34:16 AM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    NBC Connecticut ^ | 12/06/22 | Mary Clare Jalonick, Farnoush Amiri, Lisa Mascaro
    Top House and Senate leaders will present law enforcement officers who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 with Congressional Gold Medals on Tuesday, awarding them Congress's highest honor nearly two years after they fought with former President Donald Trump’s supporters in a brutal and bloody attack. To recognize the hundreds of officers who were at the Capitol on Jan. 6, the medals will be placed in four locations - at U.S. Capitol Police headquarters, the Metropolitan Police Department, the Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. President Joe Biden said when he signed the legislation last year that a medal...
  • J6 Prisoners: Zip-Tied, Beaten, Maced, Sexually Assaulted in the Night

    12/05/2022 5:19:06 AM PST · by amorphous · 83 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | 4 December 2022 | M. Dowling
    J6 political prisoner Jonathan Mellis warns he and other J6 defendants in the “Patriot Pod” of the DC Gulag are being tortured by “racist, hateful, and abusive correctional officers,” sexually assaulted and treated like animals for being Trump supporters.
  • Oath Keepers Verdict: A Dangerous Escalation in Criminalizing Dissent

    12/03/2022 7:40:47 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 1 Dec, 2022 | Julie Kelly
    New ground is set with every egregious indictment and conviction with dire consequences for the future of political speech and activity. One year after the events of January 6—despite their best efforts—federal prosecutors still hadn’t filed a single criminal charge that came anything close to resembling “insurrection” or domestic terrorism. Democrats and regime media were agitated: How could they continue promoting the four-hour disturbance as an attempted coup if the most prevalent offense charged by the Department of Justice a year later was the petty misdemeanor of “parading” in the Capitol? Even the chief judge for the D.C. district court...
  • Dem Rep. Lofgren: Trump’s Attempt to Go to the Capitol Turned January 6 into ‘Coup Attempt’

    12/01/2022 3:25:49 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that former President Donald Trump trying to go to the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 attack turned it into a “coup attempt.” Discussing Secret Service members’ testimony to the January 6 Committee, Lofgren said, “I do have concerns either there were inconsistent recollections, or else there were, I mean, there were warnings that should have been heeded. There were certainly vulnerabilities that were left open and why that happened is a big question.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “So this sounds like more than the area of the investigation around the...
  • J6 Political Hostage Jon Mellis Speaks Out – Jan 6 Detainees Have Been Sexually Assaulted and ‘Ziptied In the Middle Of The Night’ – Coming Up on Two Years of Isolation and Abuse

    12/01/2022 7:02:10 AM PST · by Scarlett156 · 53 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1 December 2022 | Alicia Powe
    J6 political prisoner Jonathan Mellis warns he and other J6 defendants in the “Patriot Pod” of the DC Gulag are being tortured by “racist, hateful, and abusive correctional officers,” sexually assaulted and treated like animals for being Trump supporters. Mellis is pleading for help from the American people, in a letter to The Gateway Pundit. The treatment I have endured since my arrest has shaken my faith in humanity. Mellis, 34, was arrested in a pre-dawn FBI raid while visiting his parents at their home. “I was arrested on February 16, 2021, as if I were an Al Qaeda terrorist....
  • SCHIFF: Evidence Will Have To Be ‘Scrubbed’ From January 6th House Report

    11/30/2022 8:13:04 AM PST · by Red Badger · 88 replies
    100% Fed Up ^ | Nov 29, 2022 | Staff
    The January 6th Committee has faced criticism about a lack of transparency, its highly partisan composition, and its failure to investigate certain elements of the unrest that happened at the January 6th ‘Stop the Steal’ rally. The committee, made up of Democrats and two Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump, had its deadline bumped up to release its final report as Republicans are set to take over the House in January and will likely disband the committee. As the committee prepares to release its report, which could result in them recommending Trump for criminal prosecution by the Department of...
  • Schiff says January 6 committee will decide what goes in the final report ‘in a collaborative manner’

    11/27/2022 7:56:05 AM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 27 replies
    ABC17 ^ | 11/27/2022 | Daniella Diaz, CNN
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who also sits on the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the committee’s upcoming report would focus almost entirely on Donald Trump. Schiff, a California Democrat, told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union,” that he doesn’t believe a recent Washington Post story about how the contents of the report could potentially leave out investigations in other areas. “No, I mean — I certainly hope not,” Schiff said. “I would like to see our report be as broad and inclusive as possible. We are discussing...
  • Jan. 6 rioter who filmed Pelosi laptop theft jailed after jury convicts her on 6 counts

    11/21/2022 3:25:58 PM PST · by Coronal · 87 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 21, 2022 | Ryan J. Reilly and Daniel Barnes
    WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Monday ordered Riley Williams, a 23-year-old right-wing extremist, taken into federal custody after a jury convicted her on six of the eight counts she faced in connection with the Jan. 6 attack. Williams was found guilty on six counts, but the jury deadlocked on two others, including whether she aided and abetted the theft of a laptop in the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Williams, a follower of the "Groyper" movement, stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, filming rioters breaking into the building, then encouraged members of the mob up a set...
  • Trump ‘endangered’ Mike Pence, everyone at Capitol on Jan. 6, ex-veep writes in book

    11/16/2022 1:34:39 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 105 replies
    NYpost ^ | 11/16/2022 | Jesse O’Neill
    Former Vice President Mike Pence says in his new book that he was angry, not frightened when a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters broke into the Capitol chanting for him to be hanged on Jan. 6, 2021. The 63-year-old Pence’s memoir, “So Help Me God,” was released Tuesday and is the first full recounting of the Capitol riot in the former Indiana governor’s own words. “They had come to protest the result of the election and to prevent Congress from fulfilling its responsibility to open and count the Electoral College votes,” Pence writes of the rioters. “And, as I later...
  • BREAKING – IT WAS A SETUP: Chris Wray Grilled on Confidential Human Sources Dressed as Trump Supporters Inside Capitol on Jan. 6 – Wray Refuses to Answer! (VIDEO)

    11/15/2022 10:28:10 AM PST · by bitt · 43 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 11/15/2022 | jim hoft
    FBI Director Chris Wray testified before Congress today on threats facing US national security. During questioning, Rep. Clay Higgins asked Wray about the plainclothes FBI operatives dressed as Trump supporters inside the US Capitol prior to the doors being opened on January 6th. Wray would not answer. Rep. Clay Higgins: Did the FBI have confidential human sources embedded within the January 6 protesters on January 6, 2021? Chris Wray: Congressman, I’m sure you can appreciate I have to be very careful about what I can say about… Rep. Clay Higgins: That’s what you told us two years ago. Chris Wray:...
  • In Completely Unforeseeable Twist, January 6th 'Conspiracy Theory' Turns out to Be True (FBI)

    11/15/2022 7:50:04 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 44 replies
    RedState ^ | November 14, 2022 | Bonchie
    What’s the current timeframe these days of “conspiracy theories” becoming fact? Whatever it is, it sure seems to be accelerating. Heck, I’m old enough to remember when sharing the COVID-19 lab leak theory would get you banned from social media. Now even the “experts” have admitted that’s the most probable origin explanation.It’s not just the pandemic, though. For years, conservatives proposed, after piecing together much evidence, that the FBI was somehow involved in the unrest that took place on January 6th, 2021. Yet, those calls for answers and accountability were met with condemnation. “How dare you question the impeccable reputation...
  • Informant Likely to Testify as Defense Witness in Oath Keepers Sedition Trial - A man who served as No. 2 to Stewart Rhodes, the group’s leader, is said to have secretly reported to the F.B.I. in the months leading up to the Jan. 6 attack.

    11/11/2022 4:17:23 AM PST · by grundle · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 8, 2022 | Alan Feuer and Adam Goldman
    Informant Likely to Testify as Defense Witness in Oath Keepers Sedition Trial A man who served as No. 2 to Stewart Rhodes, the group’s leader, is said to have secretly reported to the F.B.I. in the months leading up to the Jan. 6 attack. WASHINGTON — An F.B.I. informant who was embedded for months in the inner circle of Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the Oath Keepers militia, is likely to testify as a defense witness at the seditious conspiracy trial of Mr. Rhodes in connection with the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The informant, Greg McWhirter,...
  • Mother of Late Capitol Police Officer Blames ‘People Like Kari Lake’ for Son’s Post-J6 Death; Lake Responds with Empathy

    11/03/2022 9:20:52 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/03/2022 | NICK GILBERTSON
    The mother of the Capitol Police officer who died the day after the January 6 riot is featured in a political ad where she blames “people like” Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake for her son’s death, but in response, Lake offered her empathy. In the ad, funded by the Republican Accountability Project, Gladys Sicknick calls Lake “very dangerous for our country” and directly blamed “people like” Lake for her son Brian’s death. Sicknick died a day after the riot, and his death was ultimately determined to be from natural causes as he suffered a series of strokes. A CBS...
  • PELOSI COVER UP: Now we know why Democrats lied about Trump’s National Guard Offer

    10/27/2022 7:08:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Published October 26, 2022 at 6:00pm | By Ali Alexander
    Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Select Committee investigating the January 6th riot, which took place at the US Capitol nearly two years ago, held its last public hearing nearly two weeks go. The committee is exclusively made up of anti-Republican members appointed by the leader of the Democratic Party. In our entire 233 year history operating under the US Constitution, this mono-partisan makeup and appointment has never happened. No serious lover of law, in either its making or adjudication, would dream up a process of getting to objective facts without an adversarial process in the calling and questioning of documents and witnesses....
  • Jan. 6 rioter who dragged Mike Fanone into crowd sentenced to 7.5 years in prison

    10/27/2022 11:31:58 AM PDT · by Coronal · 33 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 27, 2022 | Ryan J. Reilly and Daniel Barnes
    WASHINGTON — A Jan. 6 rioter who dragged former D.C. Police Officer Michael Fanone into the crowd on the steps of the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to 7.5 years in federal prison on Thursday. Albuquerque Head, a 43-year-old from Tennessee, was sentenced to 90 months in federal prison, a bit shy of the 96 months that prosecutors had requested, but still one of the longest sentences to date in the Capitol riot cases. Head will get credit for the roughly 18 months he's spent locked up already. Fanone urged Judge Amy Berman Jackson to sentence Head to the maximum, saying...
  • ‘How Did that Guy Get Up There?’ Ray Epps Featured in CNN Propaganda Video Shot by Pelosi’s Daughter

    10/25/2022 1:40:20 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 16 replies ^ | Oct 15, 2022 | not specified
    Jan. 6 provocateur Ray Epps prominently featured waving Trump flag and talking on phone atop scaffold in footage shot by Alexandra Pelosi for an HBO documentary. A familiar face appeared in a CNN propaganda piece aired Thursday that followed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) during the January 6 protest. In footage shot by Pelosi daughter Alexandra Pelosi for an HBO documentary, excerpts of which were aired on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 Thursday, provocateur Ray Epps is prominently featured waving a Trump flag and talking on a phone atop a scaffold.