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.
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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.
Scalise calls on Democrats to apologize to Loudermilk for Jan. 6 scrutiny
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise called on Democratic lawmakers to publicly apologize to Rep. Barry Loudermilk for falsely accusing him of helping plan the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Jan. 6 committee chairman denies panel selectively edited Capitol footage
Rep. Bennie Thompson disputed accusations by Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson that the Jan. 6 Select Committee deceptively edited the thousands of hours of U.S. Capitol security footage.
Capitol video footage puts House Jan. 6 committee in a new light, some Senate Republicans balk
Republican lawmakers say newly revealed Capitol security footage from Jan. 6, 2021, may have exonerated many of the people who were arrested and charged with committing acts of violence that day.