Former President Donald Trump, who has continued to openly and brazenly lie about the events of January 6, the day a mob of his supporters stormed the United States Capitol in a bid to overturn the 2020 election results, praised his former Vice President, Mike Pence after Pence appeared on Fox News and accused the media of focusing on “one day in January.”
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.
Capitol security officials have advised lawmakers and their staff to avoid the United States Capitol ahead of Saturday’s pro-Trump rally to avoid a repeat of January 6, the day a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the building in a bid to overturn the results of the 2020 general election.
The House Select Committee investigating the events that led to the Capitol riot of January 6 will ask telecommunications companies to preserve the phone records of lawmakers who participated in the “Stop the Steal” rally ahead of the insurrection.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will meet with former President Donald Trump before considering which GOP members to place on the committee tasked with investigating the insurrection of January 6.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has threatened to strip Republicans of their committee assignments if they accept an offer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to serve on the commission, recently approved by a House vote, to investigate the insurrection of January 6.