Conservative political operative Roger Stone was served with papers relating to a Capitol riot lawsuit while live on radio. At the time, Stone was answering a question about whether former President Donald Trump, who had urged his supporters to march on the United States Capitol, should run for office in 2024.
Representative Scott Perry (R-Penn.) called Democrats “Nazis” in a speech during the conservative Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on June 11, according to a recording.
“They are not the loyal opposition. They are the opposition to everything you love and believe in,” he said. “Go fight them.”
Pearson Sharp, a correspondent for the far-right One America News (OAN), has called for the executions of thousands of Americans over fake voter fraud claims.
“How many people were involved in these efforts to undermine the [2020 general] election?” Sharp said on the air, pushing conspiracy theories that the election was fraudulent. “Hundreds? Thousands? Tens of thousands? How many people does it take to carry out a coup against the presidency? And when all the dust settles on the audit in Arizona and the potential audits in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Wisconsin, what happens to all those people who were responsible for overthrowing the election?”
Back in September, two months before losing the election to Joe Biden, when Donald Trump was repeating the fallacy either he win the election or it’s “rigged,” Trump announced the formation of the “1776 Commission,” a retaliation against The New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “1619 Project,” dedicated to chronicling the country’s history beginning the year Europeans shipped the first enslaved Africans to American shores.
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has announced she will not support a bipartisan commission to investigate the events of January 6.
In a speech on the House floor, Greene defended the insurrectionists who stormed the United States Capitol in a bid to overturn the results of an election countless agencies have stressed was both free and fair and continued to propagate the lie generated by former President Donald Trump that the election was “stolen.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has announced he will oppose a commission to investigate the events of January 6, the day a group of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the United States Capitol in a bid to overturn the results of the 2020 general election.
In an interview with CNN‘s Don Lemon, D.C. Metropolitan Police officer Michael Fanone, who suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was beaten with a flagpole by a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters when they stormed the United States Capitol on January 6, slammed former President Donald Trump and politicians who “whitewash” and “downplay” the seriousness of the Capitol riot.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is facing harsh criticism for his about-face regarding former President Donald Trump’s response to the Capitol riot, which took place after a mob of his supporters, spurred by his falsehoods about election fraud, stormed the United States Capitol in a failed bid to overturn the results of the 2020 general election.
In remarks before the World Federation of Advertisers, Jonathan Greenblatt, the national director for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called on advertisers to “choose a side” and hold social media and television networks for problematic messaging that doesn’t “respect all people or that repeat baseless conspiracies that endanger all of us.”
Book publisher Simon & Schuster announced it would not cancel a seven-figure book deal with former vice president Mike Pence amid protest from their own staff members. Pence’s as yet untitled memoir is due to be published in 2023.
House Democrats are calling on their Republican colleagues to return Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) donation to form an “America First Caucus” that would promote “Anglo-Saxon” values.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell announced his company would countersue Dominion Voting Systems for $1.6 billion after Dominion filed a $1.3 billion lawsuit against Lindell and the company in February.
“This lawsuit is brought in support of the marketplace of ideas and to remedy the grave harm that has been suffered by MyPillow as a result of Dominion’s suppression of speech and attacks on the Company,” the suit states.
United States authorities have jailed a man who was caught on video beating police officers who attempted to help those who were injured during the Capitol riot, saying that his recent attempt to flee to Switzerland makes him a flight risk.
Speaking to CNN, Terry Fanone, the mother of Officer Michael Fanone, who was beaten with a flagpole by a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters when they stormed the United States Capitol on January 6, says she is outraged by Trump’s claim that his supporters were “hugging and kissing” officers during the attack.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is attempting to withhold all messages he sent or received during the Capitol riot on January 6. The Texas Public Information Act gives the public the right to review government records; several Texas news outlets have requested copies of his internal communications only to be rebuffed.
Roger Stone, the former political adviser to former President Donald Trump, is being scrutinized for his links to members of the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys who participated in the Capitol riots of January 6.
Twitter has suspended Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) account for 12 hours. Twitter has not responded to requests for comment. Greene’s office said she was suspended “without explanation.”
In an interview on MSNBC‘s “Morning Joe,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Republicans for their response to the storming of the United States Capitol, saying there have been disagreements over how an investigation into the event would proceed.
Authorities have arrested Julian Elie Khater, of Pennsylvania, and George Pierre Tanios, of Morgantown, West Virginia, in connection with the assault of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after sustaining injuries during the Capitol riot on January 6.
Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Col.) has called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to “tear down” security fencing that was installed around the United States Capitol following the Capitol riot, which took place after a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol in a bid to overturn the results of the 2020 general election.