U.S. Capitol riot

Bookman: Trump continues to threaten violence against those who stand for rule of law

BY: - February 3, 2022

Like his buddy Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump is a thug willing to use violence to achieve what he cannot achieve by legitimate means. He has shown a willingness to do so in the past, and because he himself has paid no price, he is threatening to do so in the future.

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Election experts: Still more to be done on state, federal elections before 2022 midterms

BY: - January 11, 2022

A panel of experts on election security hosted a conversation on the anniversary of the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. Their goal was to provide an update on how election security had been updated or improved since the 2020 election. But really, their hope was to not let history repeat itself.

Voting rights tops U.S. Senate agenda as Jan. 6 anniversary nears

BY: - January 5, 2022

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday stressed that Democrats are prepared to change Senate rules to pass voting rights legislation — and linked the move to the attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. “The election subversion efforts we’re seeing all across the country today are a direct continuation of Jan. 6,” he said at a press conference, referring to Republican state lawmakers who back legislation that imposes stricter voting requirements on their states, following Trump’s defeat.

House Republicans slam treatment of Jan. 6 defendants held at D.C. jail

BY: - December 8, 2021

Controversial right-wing foursome -- Greene, Gosar, Gaetz and Gohmert -- say alleged Capitol insurrectionists are being held in "appalling" conditions WASHINGTON — Four House Republicans held a Tuesday press conference to complain about the poor conditions at a District of Columbia jail housing inmates charged with violence in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Donald Trump’s misdeeds were much more than “distractions”

BY: - January 26, 2021

Why several things must happen before our nation can "move on" As you've probably already noticed, there's a problematic narrative being spun by a number of conservatives in the aftermath of the Trump presidency and it goes like this: Trump's lack of success in the White House wasn't so much about any fundamental flaw in his agenda or its basic purpose; rather, it was the result of him allowing unnecessary "distractions" and personal foibles to get in the way.