Stories tagged: "Insurrection"


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Ron Johnson Blames a PA Congressman for Fake Ballots in His Office. The Rep Says That’s ‘Patently False.’

The Republican senator has changed his story about his level of involvement in former President Donald Trump’s plot to stuff the electoral ballot box and hijack the 2020 presidential election.

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Texts Show How Ron Johnson Could Have Been a Mule to Deliver Fraudulent Electoral Votes to the Jan. 6 Session of Congress

The US House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Insurrection outlined how fake electors weren’t there “just in case.” They were part of the plan to create the case to overturn the 2020 election.

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‘A Clear and Present Danger to American Democracy’: Five Things We Learned in the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

The third public hearing, which took place Thursday, focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to pressure Vice President Mike Pence into overturning the election.

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Jan. 6 Committee Hears How Paul Ryan Urged Mike Pence to Reject Trump’s Plot to Steal States’ Electoral Votes

Days before, the former Wisconsin congressman and House Speaker publicly warned that self-governance is about the will of the people and not the whims of Congress.

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Tom Tiffany Calls the Investigation Into the Capitol Attack a ‘Sideshow’ and Repeats a Lie About Jan. 6 Security

The Republican congressman also defended his votes against measures to prevent mass shootings in schools.

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The Jan. 6 Insurrection Was Not an Isolated Event. In Wisconsin, the List of Suspicious or Illegal Activities Is Long.

The hearings by a special congressional committee should be treated as a warning—complacency only helps those who want to tear down our democracy.

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)
Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Supporters Will Promote Violence

The survey comes as the US House committee investigating the attack on Congress will hold the first of six public hearings Thursday night in primetime. Sixty-five percent of voters support the House investigation, while only 28% oppose it, according to a new Courier Newsroom/Data for Progress poll.