January 6th Committee News

In a series of public hearings, the House committee investigating the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, is seeking to lay out the full magnitude of former President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to remain in power after the 2020 election.


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      Among the many unresolved issues before the House committee on Jan. 6 as it enters its final months is whether to subpoena former President Donald J. Trump to testify.
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      House Jan. 6 Panel Faces Key Decisions as It Wraps Up Work

      The committee investigating the attack on the Capitol postponed what was to be its first hearing since July on Wednesday, as it enters the final stage of its inquiry.

      By Luke Broadwater and

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      Virginia Thomas with her husband, Justice Clarence Thomas. Her cooperation comes as the Jan. 6 committee is entering its final months of work.
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      Virginia Thomas Agrees to Interview With Jan. 6 Panel

      The committee has sought for months to interview Ms. Thomas, the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, about her involvement in efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

      By Luke Broadwater and

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    Stephen Miller, left, with Hogan Gidley, the former White House deputy press secretary.
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    Two Top Trump Political Aides Among Those Subpoenaed in Jan. 6 Case

    Stephen Miller, a senior policy adviser, and Brian Jack, who served as White House political director, are among those who received requests for information this week from a federal grand jury.

    By Maggie HabermanAdam Goldman and

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    Thomas P. Windom has been leading the Justice Department’s inquiry into what part Mr. Trump and his allies may have played in various schemes to maintain power after the 2020 election.
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    Jan. 6 Grand Jury Has Subpoenaed White House Documents

    The subpoena, issued in May to the National Archives, demanded all of the documents the agency had provided to the House committee’s parallel investigation.

    By Alan FeuerMaggie Haberman and

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    CreditIllustration by Max-o-Matic; Photographs by Erin Schaff/The New York Times, Doug Mills/The New York Times, Kenny Holston for The New York Times, Tamir Kalifa for The New York Times, Win McNamee/Getty Images

    Jan. 6: The Story So Far

    How a president who couldn’t accept defeat worked with a cabal of loyalists to pursue one strategy after another to subvert democracy and overturn an election.

    By Alan FeuerLuke BroadwaterMaggie HabermanKatie Benner and

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    Day of Rage: How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol

    A six-month Times investigation has synchronized and mapped out thousands of videos and police radio communications from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, providing the most complete picture to date of what happened — and why.

    By Dmitriy KhavinHaley WillisEvan HillNatalie ReneauDrew JordanCora EngelbrechtChristiaan TriebertStella CooperMalachy Browne and

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    Footage of the attack on the Capitol was shown on a television screen inside the hearing room on Thursday.
    CreditKenny Holston for The New York Times

    Jan. 6 Committee Blames Trump for Attack on Capitol

    Representatives Bennie Thompson, Democrat of Mississippi, and Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, led the first hearing on the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, which included testimony from a Capitol police officer and a documentary filmmaker.

    By Ang LiNailah MorganRex Sakamoto and