The House committee built the story it laid out around Donald Trump, the Proud Boys and a Capitol Police officer, drawing clear contrasts along the way.
In stark videotaped interviews, Ivanka Trump accepted the notion that there had been no fraud in the 2020 election. Jared Kushner complained that a White House counsel had been “whining.”
She has been steadfast in continuing to blame the former president for stoking the Jan. 6 attack, and her Republican colleagues for following his lead.
President Jair Bolsonaro addressed concerns about Brazil’s upcoming election, saying he came to power democratically and would leave office the same way.
A push to renew the ban is so unlikely to succeed that one Democratic aide likened it to trying to jam the world’s biggest genie back into the world’s smallest bottle.
The U.S. president called for concrete commitments on several major issues, but other leaders said the United States is doing too little to meet the moment.
As the chairman of the nine-member panel, Mr. Thompson has been in charge of approving the committee’s subpoenas, authorizing more than 100 of them.
The officials described the consequences of repurposing Department of Health and Human Services funds meant for testing in order to pay for more vaccines and treatments.
Twenty-one state legislators joined the crowds in Washington as they sought to overturn the 2020 election. For some, it was a ticket to grass-roots stardom on the right. For others, it was a political dead end.
The legislation stands little chance of enactment in its current form, but the idea of incentivizing states to allow guns to be taken from dangerous people is in play in bipartisan Senate talks.