Stories tagged: "insurrection"


This exhibit from video released by the House Select Committee, shows handwritten notes by Richard Donoghue, former acting Deputy Attorney General, displayed at a hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (House Select Committee via AP)
‘Pure Insanity’: Top Takeaways from the Fifth Jan. 6th Hearing That Examined Trump’s Schemes to Manipulate the Department of Justice

“The president wanted the top Justice Department officials to declare that the election was corrupt, even though he knew there was no evidence of that statement,” said Republican Congressman and committee member Adam Kinzinger. 

Supporters of those charged in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol pass a counter-protester with a 'LOSER' sign in Washington, DC. North Carolina was home to 18 of the insurrectionists. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
How to Stop the Insurrectionist Next Door

Of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists, 18 called North Carolina home. Here's how seemingly normal people become extremists, how to spot it and ways to stop it.

Supporters of President Donald Trump surround the U.S. Capitol following a riot on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Eye-Witness Congressional Staffer: One Year Later, Insurrection ‘Doesn’t Bode Well for Any of Us’

The chief of staff for longtime Congresswoman Alma Adams on what he saw when Trump supporters stormed American democracy.

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., is facing a challenge to this 2022 candidacy because of his embrace of Jan. 6 insurrectionists. (Image via House Television/AP)
Madison Cawthorn Will Have to Answer Questions About the Jan. 6 Insurrection

The polarizing Republican from western North Carolina implored Trump supporters on Jan. 6, and has called the rioters “political prisoners” in the months since. 

Supporters of then President Donald Trump protest inside the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images)
What Trump’s Unchecked Legacy of Lies Could Mean in the Fight Against Extremism in North Carolina

Of the more than 250 people charged for their roles in the siege on the Capitol, at least seven are North Carolinians and one has ties to the Oath Keepers.

People pass signs of support near the US Capital in Washington, DC on January 10, 2021. - Donald Trump faced fresh calls Sunday from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, as the threat builds for a historic second impeachment effort in his final 10 days in the White House. (Photo by Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP)
READ: Articles of Impeachment Against Trump Charge ‘Incitement of Insurrection’

"He will remain a threat to national security, democracy, and the Constitution if allowed to remain in office."