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Jan. 6 Panel Adds GOP Trump-Critic Ex-Rep. Riggleman as Adviser

A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol has hired former Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., as a senior staff member, bringing on the one-term Virginia lawmaker as GOP leaders have criticized the panel as too partisan.

The committee’s chairman, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., announced Riggleman’s hiring Friday evening, saying Riggleman has a “deep background in national security and intelligence matters.” Riggleman served in military intelligence and worked at the National Security Agency before he was . . .

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Report: Pelosi Considering Naming Rep. Kinzinger to Jan. 6 Committee

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is considering naming Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., to her Jan. 6 select committee, CNN reported.

Kinzinger was among 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump following the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol.

“Speaker Pelosi is considering adding GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to the select committee on . . .

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Florida Man Gets 8-Month Sentence in Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag was sentenced Monday to eight months behind bars, the first resolution for a felony case in the violent protest at the Capitol.

Paul Allard Hodgkins apologized and said he was ashamed of his actions on Jan 6. Speaking calmly from a prepared text, he described being caught up in the euphoria as he walked down Washington’s most famous . . .

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Feds Spending $6.1M on Database of Jan. 6 Evidence

The Department of Justice has agreed to pay a technology contractor $6.1 million to create a massive database of evidence related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, Politico reported Friday.

The database will house videos, photographs, documents, and social media posts to be turned over to defense attorneys for the more than 500 people facing criminal . . .

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Trump to Sue Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Twitter’s Dorsey

Former President Donald Trump is expected to announce Wednesday that he is filing a class-action lawsuit against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over  their decisions to ban him from posting in the wake of the Jan. 6 incidents at the U.S. Capitol.

The lawsuit is being supported by the America First Policy Institute, headed by former Trump official Linda McMahon, Axios reported Wednesday morning.

Trump’s expected court action was signaled late Tuesday by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who tweeted: “Trump announcement tomorrow . . .

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Rep. Pete Sessions to Newsmax: Dems Keeping Jan. 6 Probe Open Without Facts

House Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, want to keep the investigation into the Jan. 6 incidents at the Capitol alive, but it will take action in the nation’s court cases against the protesters before many of the facts will be resolved, Rep. Pete Sessions told Newsmax Saturday. 

“The Democrats want to keep this alive without the availability of facts,” the Texas Republican said on Newsmax’s “The Count.” “That’s why it’s a circus, and that is why Speaker Pelosi wants this to have an unending life rather . . .

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