The January hearing for Dominic Box, a Savannah man charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, is two months earlier than originally scheduled.
Aides to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol said the next hearing would focus on extremist groups and their possible links to Trump and his allies.
Members of the House committee investigating the Capitol riot will hold another hearing June 21, this time focused on former President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure state legislators and local election officials to change the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former Georgia U.S. Attorney B.J. Pak is expected to testify before the Jan. 6 committee hearings this morning. Plus, a bipartisan Senate committee has reached a possible deal on gun legislation. Meanwhile, rifts widen between Trump-aligned GOP officials and Gov. Brian Kemp.
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene defiantly deflected most questions about social media posts and comments she made in the leadup to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in a Friday hearing to determine if she should be struck from the ballot.
The Patriot Freedom Project has raised around $900,000 for people charged in the Capitol riot. After NPR reported that charity experts saw "red flags" with the group, they announced changes.
Thursday on Political Rewind: In a special live 2 p.m. edition, we mark the anniversary of a dark chapter in U.S. history. Last year on Jan. 6, supporters of former President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to halt the democratic process. The shockwaves continue to reverberate in Georgia and across the country in 2022. This all plays out today as funeral services for late former Sen. Johnny Isakson are underway.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Congressional hearings in Washington, D.C., continue as a U.S. House panel investigates the Jan. 6 insurrection. Meanwhile, data show that the Center for Disease Control’s new guidance on wearing masks to fight the spread of the highly contagious delta coronavirus variant should apply to people in all but a small handful of counties in Georgia.
Federal investigators continue to make arrests into the insurrection at the Capitol months after the siege.
U.S. officials have arrested and charged two men with assaulting U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick with bear spray during the Jan. 6 riot, but they do not know yet whether it caused the officer’s death.
Nearly half of the Georgia state Senate committees headed by Republicans are now led by lawmakers who supported efforts to overturn the November election or promoted false claims of widespread election fraud, a review by the Georgia News Lab and GPB News has found.
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.
The cremated remains arrived with ceremony in a motorcade with members of Sicknick's family and were carried by colleagues into the Capitol. His urn rests on a pedestal next to a U.S. flag.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: a special look at domestic extremism. The storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 revealed the broad scope of violent extremist groups to many Americans. A web of overlapping organizations online concealed dark intentions in plain sight, even as their numbers and commitment to acts of terror grew.
How did we get here, and where do we stand now? Our panel of experts dives deep on the threat of extremist groups in Georgia and across the nation.
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.