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These are press releases from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia covering the U.S. Capitol breach on January 6, 2021. The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia is unique among U.S. Attorney’s Offices...
On Wednesday April 7, 2021, the District of Columbia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released the official cause of death for four out of the five people who died during the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. The ruling included Veteran Ashli...
Last week, the New York Times obtained a leaked copy of video footage purporting to show the exact moment Officer Sicknick was allegedly bear sprayed by MAGA protesters. New videos obtained by The New York Times show publicly for the...
A federal judge lambasted the Justice Department on Tuesday, warning that top officials’ comments in recent media interviews threatened to taint the prosecution of some of the most notorious participants in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. In a hastily assembled...
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Rand Paul, the U.S. Senator for Kentucky, about how people visiting Washington DC will find a dystopian ghost town. He describes how the Capitol riot has created an a justification for...
Despite parts of the fencing being removed this weekend, the nation’s capital is still protected by armed troops and razor wire because government officials claim to fear invasion by Trump-supporting QAnon followers.  Seriously. The concern is they will drive to D.C., get...
(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in the District of Columbia Superior Court against the District of Columbia for the autopsy of Capitol Police Officer Brian...
A major development broke this week in the Federal investigation into what exactly caused the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick. The below headline from Salon captures what was supposed to have happened: With new arrests, police provide more...
New information about the failure to protect the U.S. Capitol – despite intelligence suggesting a pre-planned attack – asserts that it was President Trump’s team that forced the issue of National Guard deployment, while Army officials at the Pentagon...
The Army initially pushed to reject the D.C. government’s request for a modest National Guard presence ahead of the Jan. 6 rally that led to the Capitol riot, underscoring the deep reluctance of some higher-ups at the Pentagon to...
Defendants Sprayed U.S. Capitol Officers B. Sicknick and C. Edwards, and Metropolitan Police Department Officer D. Chapman with a Chemical Substance WASHINGTON – A Pennsylvania and West Virginia man were arrested Sunday on criminal charges related to their alleged conspiring...
WASHINGTON – Representatives Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today issued the following joint statement after Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III announced the National Guard deployment at the...
Judicial Watch Sues for Records of Pelosi Call with Pentagon Chief (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense for records about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s January 8,...
The family of the woman shot dead inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 is considering filing a lawsuit against the officer who shot her. The lawsuit would allege constitutional violations, Terrell Roberts, a lawyer for Ashli Babbitt’s family, told The...