People prosecuted for low-level felonies and misdemeanors such as trespassing and disorderly conduct for their involvement in the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol say they have been blacklisted by banks and shut out of social media fundraisin…
Author: Kerry Picket
House Republicans pass Parents Bill of Rights Act
The House on Friday passed legislation to give parents more say and insight of what is taught in public schools.
Lawmakers debate whether ATF has overstepped its purpose
House lawmakers debated on Thursday the constitutionality of a new pistol brace rule from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, among other actions related to Second Amendment rights.
Republicans threaten to defund Biden gun rule that aims to reclassify pistols with braces as rifles
Republican lawmakers vowed Tuesday to defund any attempt by the Biden administration to enforce a new gun control rule that would reclassify pistols with stabilizing braces as short-barreled rifles.
House chairman says committee will investigate security failures of Jan. 6 to keep Capitol safe
House Administration Committee Chairman Bryan Steil said Monday his panel will investigate the breakdown of security during the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 and explore ways to keep the Capitol grounds secure while keeping it open to the public.
Kevin McCarthy releases Jan. 6 tapes to rest of the media but public will have to wait
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy opened up over 42,000 hours of U.S. Capitol footage from Jan. 6, 2021, to all media outlets to view, but the public must wait a little longer before they can see the security video from the day of the riot.
Jan. 6 pre-trial detainees being moved from D.C. jail, Marjorie Taylor Greene says
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said Sunday that Jan. 6 pre-trial detainees in the Washington D.C. jail are being transferred out of the facility in an apparent effort to sidestep congressional oversight of their status.
Elon Musk calls for release of ‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley
Twitter CEO Elon Musk called for the release of Jan. 6 inmate Jacob Chansley, who was convicted and sentenced in November 2021 to a 41-month jail sentence for one felony count of obstruction of an official proceeding.
GOP lawmakers ask D.C. mayor to let lawmakers see jail conditions for Jan. 6 detainees
Republicans on the House Oversight Committee want a tour of the D.C. Department of Correctional facilities where Jan. 6 detainees are locked up.
House GOP prepping to launch new Jan. 6 probes
House Republicans initiated a series of investigations into the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy made previously unseen video security footage from inside the Capitol public.