Stories tagged: "January 6"


FILE - The House select committee tasked with investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol meets to hold one of former President Donald Trump's allies in contempt, former strategist Steve Bannon, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 19, 2021. From left to right, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Here’s what was said at the first Jan. 6 Committee hearing

On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc.,  questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not shown, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Tuesday,  Sept. 14, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Blinken was questioned about the Biden administration's handling of the U.S. withdraw from Afghanistan. Listening in the foreground is Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.  (Drew Angerer/Pool via AP)
REMINDER: Ron Johnson fueled the horrific events of January 6th

As Wisconsinites engaged with the committee’s findings, the role that their senior Senator, Ron Johnson, played in fomenting the distrust and unrest that led to the attack on the Capitol should be front of mind.