U.S. House Jan. 6 panel refers Trump for criminal charges, including inciting insurrection

BY: - December 19, 2022

The panel referred U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-10th District, to the House Ethics Committee for refusing to testify.


The thing about U.S. Rep. Scott Perry is … | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - December 17, 2022

The central Pa. lawmaker featured prominently in text messages to a former Trump White House official that featured conspiracy theories.

A timeline of Pa. Rep. Scott Perry’s texts following the 2020 election | Analysis

BY: - December 15, 2022

Perry’s texts with former a former Trump White House official Mark Meadows are heavy with baseless conspiracy theories.

Pa. U.S. Rep. Scott Perry among lawmakers on text chain about efforts to overturn 2020 election

BY: - December 13, 2022

Perry, the chair of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, was one of the most active correspondents on the text chain.


The Oath Keepers convictions shed light on the limits of free speech | Opinion

BY: - December 1, 2022

The jury believed that texts and other communications incited others to violent, undemocratic action in a way that required accountability.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland

When it comes to prosecuting Trump, Merrick Garland needs to decide already | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - November 29, 2022

Donald Trump needs to be removed from public life. It's time for the AG to fish or cut bait.


How the GOP’s expected red wave crashed on the rocks of the insurrection | John A. Tures

BY: - November 13, 2022

Maybe the insurrectionists weren’t thinking about the next election. They should have been.

An image of a mock gallows on the grounds of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is shown during a House committee hearing. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Distract and deny: How to get away with insurrection | Opinion

BY: - October 5, 2022

The tactics have been ripped from the playbook of past political scandals.

Shirts for sale on Jan. 6, 2021, combined loyalty to Jesus and to Donald Trump. Joyce Dalsheim, CC BY-ND

How Christian nationalism is getting written out of the story of January 6 | Opinion

BY: - September 7, 2022

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

BY: - September 2, 2022

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

BY: - August 22, 2022

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

BY: - July 25, 2022

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, […]