Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: Capitol riots

Rightwing mythmaking and the January 6th capitol siege

The idea that conservatives and Republicans are being widely and unfairly targeted by federal law enforcement is yet another example of an emerging right wing tactic of projection.

Olympic gold medal swimmer pleads guilty after attending Capitol riots

Keller surrendered himself to law enforcement after learning that they were seeking his arrest.

Former Tennessee deputy charged with assaulting police officers during Capitol riots

Ronald McAbee was arrested Tuesday after the FBI received a tip concerning his exposed identity on police body cam footage during the Capitol riots.

Former MMA fighter pleads guilty to punching police officer during Capitol...

Scott Fairlamb is one of the first defendants convicted of assault against the police during the Capitol riots.

2 Seattle cops fired for attending Capitol riots

“These two officers were present at an attack on the U.S. Capitol, which was also an attack on our profession and on every officer across the country.”

Video shows former Green Beret attacking police captain during Capitol riots

Despite the fact that McKellop was wearing a helmet and gas mask while allegedly assaulting the officers, federal investigators were able to identify him due to his clothing and a unique U.S. Army Special Forces patch on his backpack.

DEA agent arrested for participating in Capitol riots

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Mark Sami Ibrahim was arrested Tuesday and charged on several accounts for his participation in the Capitol riots on January 6.

Chicago cop arrested for storming Capitol building

The charges against Officer Karol Chwiesiuk each carry up to a year in prison if convicted.

Former Orange County police chief charged with involvement in Capitol riots

a former California police chief and five other men were recently indicted on conspiracy, obstruction, and unlawful entry charges.

In exclusive jailhouse letter, Capitol Riot defendant explains motives, remains boastful

“January 6th was nothing short of a satirical way to overthrow a government.”

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Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

“The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense,” former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who was accused of sexual harassment.

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.