Stories tagged: "Insurrection"

Capitol Riot Remembering
WI GOP Marks Jan. 6 Insurrection Anniversary With Conspiracies and Concerns for Rioters

Johnson releases a timeline listing the ways he has opposed investigations into a siege he continues to downplay.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) speaks during a June 3 virtual luncheon hosted by Milwaukee Press Club and WisPolitics.
‘I’m Not Trying to Make Headlines,’ Ron Johnson Says About His Conspiracies

“I’m not trying to make headlines,” the senator claimed as he spread further misinformation and questioned the severity of the US Capitol insurrection.

John Kraft, chairman of the St.Croix County Republican Party, made this post on his Facebook page following a party gathering on Jan. 8 designed to discuss what he termed “full-on attacks” from Democrats.
St. Croix County Republican Party Chairman Resigns Following Post Telling Members to ‘Prepare for War’

Republican Party’s Executive Committee said the chairman acted without their approval.

Congressional staffers hold their hands up while Capitol Police Swat teams check everyone in the room as they secure the United States Capitol. The supporters of President Donald Trump stormed a session of Congress on January 6, attempting to disrupt or halt efforts to certify Joe Biden's election win (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Opinion: Johnson and Tiffany Must Resign or Be Expelled

Breaking their oath to uphold the Constitution, they cannot be trusted to serve all of us if their loyalty is to mob rule.

People shelter in the House gallery as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Ron Johnson Pushed False Conspiracy Theories for Weeks, Now Says He Has No Responsibility for Capitol Riot

Evers calls on Republicans to fully condemn the saboteurs. State attorney general calls for Trump to be removed from office.

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
‘This is a Coup’: WI Officials Blast Melee at US Capitol, Reject Comparisons to 2011.

Act 10 protest “was over policy. This is a flat-out attack on the Constitution of the United States”