Tag: Jan. 6

A Rally In Support Of The Jan. 6 Rioters Drew So Few People That They Were Outnumbered By Law Enforcement And Reporters

What could have been a second Jan. 6 turned out to be nothing much at all. According to The Washington Post, a rally entitled “Justice for J6,” in support of the more than 500 people (among them “QAnon Shaman”) charged in connection with the Capitol riot that put a disgraceful end to Donald Trump’s presidency, […]

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Trump Spent The Day Calling All His Allies, Making Unhinged Calls For General Mark Milley To Be ‘Arrested’ For ‘Treason’

There’s a new Trump book coming out, and somehow it has yet more shocking revelations about his final days in office. For one, he apparently hates kiss-up House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The person who may have saved former vice president Mike Pence from joining the failed coup was…Dan Quayle? And then there’s this: General […]

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QAnon Capitol Rioter Who Chased Hero Officer Eugene Goodman Is Re-Jailed Over Internet ‘Addiction’ To Right-Wing Sites

NewsOne Featured Video Douglas Jensen | Source: Polk County Jail We all know that members of the QAnon cult who were involved in the Jan. 6, Caucasi-D-Day riot at the U.S. Capitol are all dumber than a bag of rusty nails and dull hammers, but it is still amusing to witness the sheer extent of […]

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The QAnon Shaman Has Reached A Plea Deal And Has Denounced His Involvement With ‘Q’ (Of QAnon) Nonsense

Of the roughly 600 people who’ve been arrested in connection with the Capitol storming on Jan. 6, one has stuck out above all: Jacob Chansley, aka Jake Angeli, aka the QAnon Shaman. He was shirtless, adorned in tattoos, his face painted like the American flag, and had a horned helmet atop his head. He spent […]

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Sidney Powell, Other Trump Attorneys Could Lose Law Licenses For ‘Big Lie’ After Judge Sanctions Them

NewsOne Featured Video Attorney Sidney Powell speaks during a news conference with Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for Donald Trump, about lawsuits contesting the results of the presidential election at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 19, 2020. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty Do y’all remember Sidney Powell, the pro-Trump attorney […]

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A Violent Trump Supporter Known As ‘CatSweat’ Has Finally Been Arrested For Dragging A Cop Down A Flight Of Stairs On Jan. 6th

One of the “white whales” from the Jan. 6 Capitol siege has finally been apprehended, and it’s partially thanks to his Instagram feed. Logan Barnhart, a former body builder who was allegedly photographed assaulting a police officer, was arrested by the FBI seven months after the failed but deadly coup, according to HuffPost. One of […]

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Tucker Carlson Mocked AOC For Being Afraid That She Was Going To Be Raped On Jan. 6

For Tucker Carlson, no matter how low there’s always somewhere to go. The Fox News host has spread whopping vaccine lies. He’s told his viewers to harass people wearing masks. He’s downplayed the Jan. 6 Capitol siege. Speaking of which, he’s repeatedly sneered at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s fears that day that she was going to be […]

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A Third Cop Who Served During the Capitol Riot Has Died by Suicide

Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest inside the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.(Photo by Brent Stirton/Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. This is a developing story. Please refresh for updates. A police officer who helped stop the Capitol riot has died […]

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Susan Collins Got Torched For Calling The Jan. 6 Commission ‘Partisan’ And Trying To Defend Jim Jordan

Susan Collins has long been the Neville Chamberlain of the so-called moderate right. The Maine senator has always pitched herself as a rare Republican who will reach across the aisle, and while she sometimes breaks rank — she was one of too few Rs who voted for Trump’s second impeachment, which didn’t clear the Senate […]

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Rudy Giuliani Says He’s ‘Willing To Go To Jail’ For The Crimes He Claims He Didn’t Commit

You might not remember this, but there was a time when Rudy Giuliani was a beloved public figure. His tenure as New York City mayor was far from sparkling, but many believed he did a fine job holding the town together after the 9/11 attacks. He was even dubbed “America’s mayor.” Jump 20 years and […]

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Marjorie Taylor Green And Matt Gaetz’s Pro-Insurrectionist Press Conference Was Completely Derailed By Hecklers Blowing Whistles And Yelling, ‘Are You A Pedophile?’

As part of an attempt to derail the impact of Tuesday’s January 6 commission hearing, Republicans Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene planned a counter-press conference outside the Department of Justice where they planned to protest the treatment of MAGA rioters who are currently incarcerated. However, Gaetz and Greene ended up being the ones derailed […]

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Josh Hawley Got Dragged After He Proposed Anti-Critical Race Theory Legislation Called The ‘Love America Act’

Josh Hawley has been one of the break-out stars of the Republican party this year, and for good reason: He’s one of the chief lawmakers accused of helping foment the failed insurrection of Jan. 6. Since then he’s followed a predictable trajectory: acting as though he did nothing wrong and occasionally saying something that gets […]

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Liz Cheney Slammed Kevin McCarthy, Claiming He Was Trying To ‘Prevent The American People’ From Understanding Jan. 6

Liz Cheney was few progressives’ idea of a savior this time last year, but a lot has changed. The Wyoming representative — and, till May, one of the most powerful Republicans in the House — has been one of an elite few in her party who has stood up to former president Trump, who still […]

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Liz Cheney Reportedly Smacked Jim Jordan’s Hand Away On Jan. 6, Telling Him, ‘You F*cking Did This’

Page-turning tomes about the disastrous final stretch of the Trump administration: Collect ‘em all! For weeks, extracts have been pouring from the three big forthcoming books on the subject, and a new piece by The Daily Beast does the herculean task of examining each one. And among the doubtless countless new and shocking stories that […]

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A MAGA Rioter Is Pleading With Donald Trump To Pay His Legal Fees: ‘This All Happened Because Of You’

In a move that we surprisingly haven’t seen more of yet, one of the MAGA rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol building on January 6 is calling on Donald Trump to pay his legal fees. The failed insurrection occurred during a “Stop the Steal” rally attended by the former president who told his throng of […]

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CNN’s Brian Stelter Asked Fox News If Anyone’s Even Vetting Tucker Carlson’s Cuckoo Conspiracy Theory About The FBI Orchestrating Jan. 6

Tucker Carlson has spent much of 2021 miraculously finding one new low after another. He’s compared COVID-19 protocols to Jim Crow. He’s floated a white supremacist conspiracy theory. He’s asked viewers to harass people who wear masks. He’s unleashed weird laughs. And he’s alternated between downplaying the Jan. 6 insurrection and trying to explain it […]

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Maria Bartiromo Had A Meltdown Over People Calling Out Her Jan. 6 Coverage: ‘Keep Trashing Me — I’ll Keep Telling The Truth’

Maria Bartiromo doesn’t get the level of attention of a Tucker Carlson or a Sean Hannity, but it’s not for lack of trying. After all, the Fox News host is one of the people who got her employer sued for billions of dollars by Smartmatic. Formerly a fairly respected financial analyst, she rebranded as a […]

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Nutty GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Now Demands To Know ‘What The FBI Knew And When They Knew It’ About Jan 6th Despite Opposing Insurrection Investigations

It’s been less than 48 hours after Fox News host Tucker Carlson started peddling a conspiracy theory that the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol building was orchestrated by the FBI, and already, Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert is demanding an investigation. No stranger to crackpot theories, Gohmert took to the floor on Thursday to […]

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Tucker Carlson’s Latest Tinfoil Take On The Jan. 6 Insurrection Is That It Was Orchestrated By The FBI

Since the deadly MAGA insurrection of Jan. 6, the rightwing has done one of two things: downplay it, hoping it goes away, or hatching deranged conspiracy theories that take the blame off of the Trump supporters who perpetrated it. Tucker Carlson has done both. In April he tried to gaslight America, claiming they hadn’t seen […]

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When Josh Hawley Told Dr. Fauci To Resign Over Emails, People Reminded Him That’s What He Should Have Done After Jan. 6

Projection is the psychological process of denying one’s own faults by attributing them to others. It’s also one of the favorite tactics of today’s Republicans. Case in point: Earlier this year, Josh Hawley earned scorn, even from his home state, for his role in promoting the events that led to the failed insurrection of Jan. […]

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Totally Unhinged: Trump Hints At 2024 Run After Facebook Announces 2-Year Ban

NewsOne Featured Video Source: MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images / Getty UPDATED: 3:47 p.m. ET, June 4, 2021 — Facebook broke the head-scratching news on Friday that it will suspend Donald Trump‘s accounts until early 2023, citing that it was punishment for his insistence in stoking the fires that led to a deadly insurrection […]

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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Is The Latest Conservative To Spread Lies About The Jan. 6 Insurrection

While millions of Americans were enjoying a hopefully relaxing Memorial Day weekend, conservatives were doing the opposite of chilling. For one thing, there was an actual, QAnon-adjacent conference, which featured things like disgraced lawyer Sidney Powell claiming Trump will be back in office and also disgraced brief Trump staffer Michael Flynn agreeing with a call […]

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Republicans’ Filibuster Of The Capitol Attack Commission Gives The Finger To Democracy

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Xinhua News Agency / Getty All but six Republicans voted against advancing a bill that would create an independent commission to study the U.S. Capitol attack. Using the procedural mechanism known as the filibuster to end the bill’s discussion, Senate Republicans gave Democracy the finger.  Not even the mother of Capitol […]

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