Jury convicts Oath Keepers militia founder Stewart Rhodes of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, and another leader of the right-wing group, were found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for the attack on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump supporters, an important win for the Justice Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-defendants, after three days of deliberations by the 12-member jury, came… Read More Jury convicts Oath Keepers militia founder Stewart Rhodes of sedition in U.S. Capitol attack plot

Former U.S. presidential adviser Steve Bannon sentenced to four months imprisonment for contempt of Congress

Steve Bannon, a one-time adviser to former President Donald Trump, was sentenced by a judge on Friday to four months in prison for refusing to cooperate with lawmakers investigating last year’s U.S. Capitol attack. Bannon was found guilty in July on two counts of contempt of Congress for failing to provide documents or testimony to… Read More Former U.S. presidential adviser Steve Bannon sentenced to four months imprisonment for contempt of Congress

U.S. House committee issues subpoena to former President Donald Trump over 2021 Capitol attack

Former President Donald Trump was ordered on Friday to testify under oath and provide documents to the House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol by his supporters. The committee said it had sent a subpoena to Trump requiring documents to be submitted to the panel by November 4… Read More U.S. House committee issues subpoena to former President Donald Trump over 2021 Capitol attack

U.S. House committee votes to subpoena former President Donald Trump over 2021 Capitol attack

The U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol voted on Thursday to subpoena Donald Trump, an action that could eventually result in the former president’s imprisonment if he does not comply. The House select committee’s seven Democratic and two Republican members voted 9-0 in favor of issuing… Read More U.S. House committee votes to subpoena former President Donald Trump over 2021 Capitol attack

Oath Keepers militia founder Stewart Rhodes, four others go on trial over U.S. Capitol attack

The trial of Stewart Rhodes, the founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia, and four others begins on Tuesday in what will be the most high-profile case so far in the Justice Department’s investigation into the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Rhodes and his co-defendants Kelly Meggs, Thomas Caldwell, Jessica Watkins and… Read More Oath Keepers militia founder Stewart Rhodes, four others go on trial over U.S. Capitol attack

U.S. court jails alleged Nazi sympathizer Timothy Hale-Cusanelli for four years over 2021 Capitol attack

A New Jersey man, who was accused of being a Nazi sympathizer and in May was found guilty of charges related to the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, the Justice Department said. Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, 32, of Colts Neck, New Jersey, was sentenced in… Read More U.S. court jails alleged Nazi sympathizer Timothy Hale-Cusanelli for four years over 2021 Capitol attack

U.S. jury convicts former presidential adviser Steve Bannon of contempt of Congress

Steve Bannon, a key associate of former President Donald Trump and an influential figure on the American right, was convicted on Friday of contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee probing last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol, a verdict the panel called a “victory for the rule of law.” A jury… Read More U.S. jury convicts former presidential adviser Steve Bannon of contempt of Congress

Facebook’s oversight board upholds ban of former U.S. President Donald Trump

Facebook Inc’s oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company’s suspension of former U.S. President Donald Trump but said the company was wrong to make the suspension indefinite and gave it six months to determine a “proportionate response.” Trump called the decision and his banning across tech platforms “a total disgrace” and said the companies would… Read More Facebook’s oversight board upholds ban of former U.S. President Donald Trump