Full coverage of Jan. 6 committee hearings
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the nation’s Capitol is wrapping up a series of televised hearings that began in June.
Over the course of several weeks, the nine-member committee attempted to reconstruct the days leading up to the insurrection, and the attack on the Capitol itself, which followed Donald Trump’s defeat in the 2020 presidential election. The group has gathered more than 1,000 depositions and countless documents.
Here’s what you need to know about the hearings.
The House Jan. 6 committee will hold its final hearing Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. Pacific, when it will vote on criminal referrals and may release its report.
After a flurry of hearings, the Jan. 6 committee is taking a step back to examine new evidence. What else might we learn when hearings resume in September?
Criminally charging a former president would be unprecedented, but an investigation by the Jan. 6 committee has laid out evidence for a number of potential charges, including obstruction.
Former Vice President Mike Pence’s ex-chief of staff has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol.
Documentary filmmaker Alex Holder’s movie “Unprecedented” offers a behind-the-scenes view of former President Donald Trump, from his reaction to the 2020 election to his thoughts on the events that unfolded on Jan. 6.
‘Unbridled destructive energy’: Takeaways from Thursday’s hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection
“For 187 minutes on January 6, , this man of unbridled destructive energy could not be moved,” Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss) said at the start of the hearing.
Former President Trump didn’t stick to a video script laid out for him asking supporters to peacefully leave the Capitol on Jan. 6, House panel says
Sen. Josh Hawley raised a fist in solidarity with rioters at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Photos and video presented at Thursday’s Jan. 6 committee hearing showed him running from the violence later that day.
The committee obscured the voice of the White House official, citing potential retribution for coming forward.
Trump sat in the West Wing’s dining room for more than two and a half hours after being informed of the violence raging at the Capitol, according to the Jan. 6 House panel.
Despite denials from Secret Service and former President Trump, the Jan. 6 committee said Thursday night that witnesses confirmed that a heated argument occurred in the presidential SUV.
As Trump watched the Capitol siege on TV, members of Pence’s security detail feared for their lives, the panel says in its last televised hearing until September.
The committee investigating the insurrection will focus on what Trump was doing on Jan. 6, 2021. This is the story of what happened without him.
‘Just following what he said’: Takeaways from the Jan. 6 hearing on Trump’s actions and the riot
The hearing covered the period from Dec. 18, 2020 — when a contentious meeting took place in the Oval Office between White House aides and conspiracy-minded outside advisors — to the morning of Jan. 6.
Stephen Ayres, who pleaded guilty in June to disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building, testified to the House Jan. 6 panel Tuesday.
‘Lies, deceit and snake oil’: Jan. 6 hearing witness says Trump claims might have ‘started a new civil war’
The seventh hearing of the Jan. 6 House panel is focused on Trumpworld’s ties to extremist groups, and the role of those groups in the Capitol riot.
What does it mean for the Jan. 6 committee to try to connect those in Trump’s orbit to the Capitol violence?
Tuesday’s Jan. 6 committee hearing set to emphasize ties between Trump and right-wing extremists who’ve been charged with sedition. What that means.
Former Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon, after months of defying a congressional subpoena over the Capitol riot, says he’s now willing to testify.
Thursday’s hearing will be the first in prime time since June 9. A lawyer for former Trump aide Stephen K. Bannon says he may testify.
In a documentary about his 2020 campaign and its violent aftermath, President Trump defends the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection by his supporters.
Ali: A new Trump doc was subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee. It’s not as revelatory as it sounds
“Unprecedented,” premiering Sunday on Discovery+, offers a glimpse into Trump’s 2020 campaign — but none of the bombshells of the Jan. 6 hearings.
McManus: Prosecute Trump? Merrick Garland is investigating aggressively but prosecuting cautiously
Convincing a jury that Trump is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt will be difficult.
Barabak: ‘I’m the f— president!’ Jan. 6 hearing showed an unhinged Trump — and why he should never lead again
Cassidy Hutchinson’s Jan. 6 hearing testimony underscores why Trump should never get near the White House again.
Trump attacked Secret Service agent in attempt to reach Capitol on Jan. 6, aide testifies
President Trump tried to grab the wheel of his limo and assaulted a Secret Service agent in an attempt to reach the Capitol on Jan. 6, aide testifies.
Photos: Trump flew into rage on Jan. 6 and lunged at Secret Service agent, aide testifies
Cassidy Hutchinson, White House aide, testifies about Trump’s anger on Jan. 6.
Cassidy Hutchinson revealed that White House officials knew about the risk of violence on Jan. 6 in the days prior to the insurrection.
Mark Meadows’ former assistant testifies that the White House knew about the planned violence and did nothing to stop it
‘I don’t f— care that they have weapons’: Trump demanded security allow rioters anyway, aide says
Trump knew rioters were heavily armed on the morning of Jan. 6, hours before the insurrection, former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testifies.
Donald Trump Jr. texted Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Jan. 6, telling him that his father needed ‘to [condemn] this s—. Asap.’
Tuesday’s testimony from a former White House aide may raise more questions about Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s decision to pull his chosen GOP members from the Jan. 6 committee.
Trump’s chief of staff knew Jan. 6 ‘might get real bad,’ aide testifies in surprise hearing
Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Mark Meadows, tells Jan. 6 committee about conversations between Meadows and Trump legal advisor Rudolph Giuliani.
Former White House aide also testifies about Trump’s rage on Jan. 6, saying she was told he tried to grab the steering wheel of his limo and attacked a Secret Service agent when he was told he couldn’t go to the Capitol.
Three former leaders of the Justice Department testified at Thursday’s Jan. 6 hearing about then-President Trump’s attempts to pressure them to advance debunked election fraud claims.
‘The only reason I know to ask for a pardon, is because you think you’ve committed a crime,’ said Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who sits on the Jan. 6 committee.
‘Just say the election is corrupt’: Justice Department rebutted Trump’s ‘arsenal’ of election fraud claims
Former acting Deputy Atty. Gen. Richard Donoghue testifies he rebutted an ‘arsenal’ of allegations Trump raised in trying to overturn election.
Oscar winner Sean Penn was among those attending the House select committee’s hearings on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Justice Dept. raids home of Jeffrey Clark, former agency official scrutinized in Jan. 6 inquiry
Clark is expected to play a central role in Thursday’s hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.
Led by Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank), alongside committee Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R- Wyo.), the hearing featured testimony from the Republican Arizona House speaker, two officials from the Georgia Secretary of State’s office and a pair of former Fulton County, Ga., election workers.
‘A tragic parody’: State officials detail frantic pressure campaign to keep Trump in office
State officials from Arizona and Georgia testify in Jan. 6 hearing about the post-election pressure they received from Trump and his allies.
‘There is nowhere I feel safe’: Election workers detail how Trump’s lies upended their lives
Fulton County, Ga., election workers Wandrea ‘Shaye’ Moss and Ruby Freeman tell the Jan. 6 committee of the toll of Trump’s false claims about them.
Georgia’s secretary of state testifies he fielded a flood of demands from Trump after the 2020 election to address alleged election fraud.
State officials received scores of calls from Giuliani, other Trump allies after 2020 election
‘Pressuring public servants into betraying their oath was a fundamental part of the playbook,’ said committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.).
‘I will not break my oath’: Arizona Assembly speaker details Trump’s pressure to overturn results
State officials from Arizona and Georgia are testifying in today’s Jan. 6 hearing about the post-election actions of Trump and his allies.
How a team of cyber experts and lawyers came together in the days after the 2020 election to try to find information suggesting fraud, in an attempt to keep Trump in office despite his defeat.
Jan. 6 hearing includes evidence of Trump and California lawyer John Eastman’s last-ditch plan to persuade Pence to halt the electoral vote count.
The violent mob that spilled into the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, was at times dangerously close to then-Vice President Mike Pence, posing an immediate threat to his life, according to testimony during Thursday’s Jan. 6 hearing.
Trump White House officials said the president called Vice President Mike Pence a ‘wimp’ and ‘the P-word.’
“If the courts did not step in to resolve this, there was nobody else to resolve this,” Pence’s chief counsel Greg Jacob said in testimony Thursday before the Jan. 6 House select committee. “…That issue might well then have to be decided in the streets.”
The idea that Vice President Mike Pence could have effectively deemed Trump the winner of the 2020 election is legally baseless and amounts to “constitutional mischief,” retired federal Judge J. Michael Luttig tells the Jan. 6 committee.
‘What the president wanted the vice president to do was not just wrong,’ Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) says. ‘It was illegal and unconstitutional.’
Pence was a hero on Jan. 6, members of the House committee investigating the attack and witnesses said in the strongest terms at Thursday’s hearing.
In a video clip shown by the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday, an unidentified Trump supporter is seen threatening to drag politicians “through the streets” if Vice President Mike Pence “caved.”
Who is John Eastman? Hearing to show conservative California attorney’s role in Jan. 6 insurrection
Thursday’s hearing by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is expected to focus heavily on Eastman’s role.
Rep. Pete Aguilar says Thursday’s Jan. 6 hearing will focus on then-President Trump and lawyer John Eastman pressuring then-Vice President Mike Pence.
The Jan. 6 committee released security video of a person who marched on the Capitol the next day taking photos and video of mundane areas of the building during a tour led by GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk.
Wednesday’s hearing from the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol has been postponed. The next hearing will be Thursday.
New light was shed on the inner workings of the Trump campaign as he pushed the false voter fraud narrative after the 2020 presidential election.
Insurrection is no joke. But by highlighting the buffoonery of Giuliani, Trump and others, the committee underscored the absurdity of their claims.
Former AG Barr told the Jan. 6 panel of an “avalanche” of voter fraud claims that “were completely bogus and silly and usually complete misinformation.”
Trump ignored repeated warnings from Barr, advisors that election fraud claims were ‘bogus’
The committee held its second hearing Monday, which focused on Trump’s refusal to let go of election fraud claims, despite being told he had lost the election.
A ‘definitely intoxicated’ Giuliani urged Trump to push fraud claims on election night, aide says
Former Trump aide Jason Miller testified that Giuliani was the only one advocating for a victory declaration before election night ended.
Trump shed campaign team for others willing to promote election fraud claims, aides testify
Trump ‘became frustrated, and he replaced his campaign’s legal team,’ said Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), who helped lead the presentation at Monday’s hearing alongside Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.).
Two Trump impeachment trials later, Rep. Zoe Lofgren will help lead hearing on his Jan. 6 actions
Lofgren and the other members of the panel will continue to detail the execution of what has become known as “the Big Lie,” arguing that Trump knew his claims of fraud in the 2020 election were false and propagated them anyway.
The Jan. 6 committee report feels like a ’70s rerun. Here’s why it’s definitely not
For those of us who lived through the Watergate hearings, the Jan. 6 committee report has eerie similarities — and stark differences.
The committee is gradually revealing the evidence it has collected about President Trump’s plan to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The prime-time hearing came after a yearlong investigation and 1,000 interviews. The final report aims to provide an accounting of the most violent attack on the Capitol since the British-set fire in 1814.
The hearing, taking place in prime time after over 10 months of closed-door investigations, marks the committee’s initial report to the American public and places responsibility for the attack on then-President Trump.
Here’s how and where to watch (and what to expect) the hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
Litman: Why the Jan. 6 hearings have a harder road ahead than the Watergate hearings ever did
Republican leadership chose from the start not to participate in the Jan. 6 committee, to deny it the legitimacy the Watergate committee enjoyed.
After 16 months, the congressional investigation into the 2021 insurrection at the Capitol gets the Watergate hearings treatment.
The committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection will begin presenting its evidence to the American public in primetime on Thursday.
Key moments to know in the timeline of the Capitol insurrection as the House select committee hearings on Jan. 6, 2021, begin.
The House committee begins holding hearings June 9 about the 2021 attack on the Capitol. Here is who serves on the committee.
These are the names you need to know when watching the congressional Jan. 6 hearings, which begin June 9.
Trump allies explored sending armed private contractors to seize voting machines in 2020 election
The draft letter was never presented to President Trump, but shows early thinking about the efforts to find fraud in the 2020 election.
The House Committee on Thursday subpoenaed five representatives who refused to voluntarily testify before Congress.
The decision is a win for the committee, which is fighting other attempts to keep it from accessing documents and phone records for its investigation.
In court, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene can’t recall much about her actions surrounding Jan. 6 riot
The Georgia representative is the first Republican member of Congress to speak under oath about her actions related to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
Former Trump attorney John Eastman is at the center of the House’s Jan. 6 investigation
Trump likely committed felony obstruction, U.S. judge says in ordering emails handed to Jan. 6 committee
The judge said Trump likely committed felony obstruction of Congress and that Trump and attorney John Eastman likely conspired to obstruct Congress.
How many people took part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot? How many were arrested? How long did Trump speak before the insurrection? The answers readers need to know.