18-year-old Bruno Cua of Milton allegedly breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, making it to the Senate floor and getting into an altercation with Capitol Police, according to federal court documents released Monday.
With potential violent unrest ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, the FBI in Atlanta on Friday said it has deployed bomb technicians, tactical teams, special agents and other personnel to “help combat threats of violence to our state Capitol, federal buildings and communities.”
In the week since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the FBI has announced dozens of arrests, with many more to come. Some of the rioters have lost their jobs, with others placed on no-fly lists. Chris Joyner is an investigative reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. On Georgia Today, he discusses his reporting on Georgians swept up in the insurrection.
Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts spreading the QAnon conspiracy theory since Friday. Facebook is removing content with the phrase "stop the steal."
Jacob Anthony Chansley, known as the "QAnon shaman," is charged alongside Adam Johnson and Derrick Evans in a federal court Saturday. Johnson is said to be the man seen carrying the speaker's lectern.
The way police handled Wednesday's onslaught showed that "some people are ... given certain kinds of leeway or space, and other people are not," says African American studies professor Eddie Glaude.
Simon & Schuster says it has decided not to publish Hawley's forthcoming book The Tyranny of Big Tech, suggesting that the lawmaker helped foment Wednesday's violence.
Armed with pro-Trump banners, the rioters far outnumbered and swiftly overwhelmed the Capitol Police as they charged up the steps, smashed windows, broke into the Senate chamber and occupied offices.
A mob stormed the U.S. Capitol after President Trump urged supporters to march to the building to oppose the election results. Roughly 14 hours later, Congress affirmed Joe Biden's victory.
Georgians traveled to Washington, D.C., to protest the certification of President-elect Joe Biden and four people, including a Kennesaw woman, died Wednesday.
The extremists are calmly milling about the Capitol grounds, despite the D.C. curfew in effect. The relatively peaceful dispersal is in stark contrast to the response to last summer's BLM protests.