How the GOP’s expected red wave crashed on the rocks of the insurrection | John A. Tures
Maybe the insurrectionists weren’t thinking about the next election. They should have been.
Distract and deny: How to get away with insurrection | Opinion
The tactics have been ripped from the playbook of past political scandals.
How Christian nationalism is getting written out of the story of January 6 | Opinion
Accountability is important. But we can't forget the ideology driving many of the Capitol insurrectionists.
Mastriano sues Jan. 6 committee claiming it can’t compel him to testify
The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol doesn’t have the authority to compel Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano to testify, Mastriano claims in a lawsuit. The suit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, claims the select committee is not properly constituted with […]
For America’s best lawyers, Trump is radioactive | Dick Polman
To tweak John Kerry’s famous Vietnam-era quote: How do you ask a lawyer to be the last to die for a mistake?
Pa. Rep. Dean: Trump should be criminally charged for role in the Capitol insurrection
A Pennsylvania lawmaker who participated in former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial says the Republican should be “held responsible by the rule of law,” for inciting a crowd of his supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 to disrupt the certification of the 2020 election results. Trump “assembled the mob, […]
Jan. 6 panel to detail Trump’s 187 minutes of delay as insurrection grew
Here's what to watch for during the committee's prime-time hearing on Thursday night.
Trump tweet invited ‘wild’ mob to block transfer of power on Jan. 6, House panel says
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-10th District, was among the attendees at a meeting where Trump, GOP House members strategized on how to reverse the election results.
Trump’s fake electors: Here’s the full list
The scheme is reportedly under investigation by the FBI and the Justice Dept., which have issued subpoenas to several of the people involved.
What the GOP and a Greek tragedy have in common | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Today’s partisans in the MAGA movement are little more than actors in an updated version of a Greek tragedy directed by an unqualified, power hungry, dissembling, narcissistic, demagogic, would-be despot.
Here’s what happens when honest private citizens are targeted by fascists | Dick Polman
If the cesspool of lies engulfs us, there will be many more such stories. If fascism infests us on a human scale, it will be too late to resist.
Democratic Governors Association calls on Mastriano to release potential Jan. 6 footage
The GOP nominee was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, but has denied any wrongdoing.