US Capitol attack

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Judge who told Pence not to overturn election predicts ‘beginning of end of Trump’
‘What Trump has done is quite arguably the worst crime against the US that a president could commit,’ says J Michael Luttig

Martin Pengelly in New York

31, Jan, 2023 @8:19 PM

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TechScape: Why Donald Trump’s return to Facebook could mark a rocky new age for online discourse
The former president was banned from Instagram and Facebook following the Jan 6 attacks, but Meta argues that new ‘guardrails’ will keep his behaviour in check. Plus: is a chatbot coming for your job?

Josh Taylor

31, Jan, 2023 @11:35 AM

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Capitol rioter who assaulted Brian Sicknick gets near-seven year sentence
Julian Khater pleaded guilty to using chemical spray to attack the Capitol police officer who died on 7 January

Martin Pengelly

27, Jan, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Trump’s Facebook and Instagram ban to be lifted, Meta announces
Ex-president to be allowed back ‘in coming weeks … with new guardrails in place’ after ban that followed January 6 attack

Kari Paul in San Francisco

26, Jan, 2023 @12:47 AM

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US jury convicts man pictured with feet on Pelosi’s desk during Capitol attack
Richard Barnett was found guilty of felony obstruction of official proceedings, civil disorder and theft of government property

Chris Stein in Washington and agency

23, Jan, 2023 @9:50 PM

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Three active-duty US marines arrested for participating in Capitol attack
Men were taken into custody on Wednesday, bringing the number of US military members charged in connection to insurrection to 12

Richard Luscombe

20, Jan, 2023 @6:53 PM

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Lawyers who enabled Trump in election plot face heightened risk of charges
House panel refers John Eastman, Jeff Clark, Rudy Giuliani and Kenneth Chesebro to DoJ for offering Trump bogus legal cover

Peter Stone in Washington

11, Jan, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Republican McCarthy says he finally has enough votes to win House speaker – as it happened
House party leader says he’s confident he has the votes after losing 13 straight rounds – follow all the latest politics news

Sam Levin (now) and Richard Luscombe (earlier)

06, Jan, 2023 @11:09 PM

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Biden salutes January 6 heroes ‘who did not flinch’ in medal ceremony
The president spoke with passion about police officers and election officials who held the line on the second anniversary of the attempted insurrection

David Smith in Washington

06, Jan, 2023 @10:31 PM

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Fears over lax security in Republican-controlled House two years after Capitol attack
Fresh concerns raised over stripping away of measures put in place by Democrats after January 6 insurrection

Lauren Burke in Washington and Victoria Bekiempis in New York

06, Jan, 2023 @10:01 PM

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Democrats commemorate January 6 attack with tears and silence at US Capitol
Hundreds of members of Congress gathered to pay tribute to five police officers whose deaths have been tied to the insurrection

Richard Luscombe

06, Jan, 2023 @9:15 PM

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Trump sued by partner of Capitol police officer who died after January 6 attack
Lawsuit filed by Sandra Garza alleges ex-president’s ‘campaign of lies’ played a ‘significant role’ in the death of Brian Sicknick

Victoria Bekiempis

06, Jan, 2023 @2:29 PM

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