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Death toll in Ecuador prison riot rises to 116, six decapitated

QUITO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The death toll from a riot at one of Ecuador’s largest prisons rose to 116, President Guillermo Lasso said on Wednesday, adding that he would send additional security forces and free up funds to avoid a repeat. Another 80 inmates were injured during the Tuesday......

January 6 select committee subpoenas

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol issued 11 additional subpoenas Wednesday, targeting those who planned the “Stop the Steal” rally where former President Donald Trump urged his supporters to march to the building......

Panel probing U.S. Capitol riot issues subpoenas to Trump rally organizers

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol said on Wednesday it had issued subpoenas to organizers of events and rallies leading up to the attack on the seat of government, as it broadened its inquiry. The......

Panel Subpoenas 11 in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Eyeing Jan. 6 Rally Planners

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack issued 11 more subpoenas on Wednesday, targeting allies of President Donald J. Trump who were involved in the planning and organizing of the “Stop the Steal” rally that fueled the mob violence on Jan. 6. The subpoenas indicated that the......

Klete Keller, a 3-Time Olympian, Pleads Guilty in Capitol Riot Case

New York Times
Kevin Draper Klete Keller, a three-time U.S. Olympian in swimming, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony charge related to his role in storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 with the intention of stopping the certification of the Electoral College vote. Keller was indicted on seven charges, but as part......

Klete Keller: Former U.S. Olympian pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

Sports Illustrated
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U.S. Olympic swimmer Klete Keller pleads guilty in Jan. 6 Trump Capitol riot case

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Klete Keller of the United States of America after finishing second in the Men’s 200m Freestyle heats during the XII FINA World Championships at the Rod Laver Arena on March 26, 2007 in Melbourne, Australia. Vladimir Rys | Bongarts |......

Jan. 6 committee seeks testimony from riot defendants who pleaded guilty

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here A spokesperson for the committee declined to comment. The panel is investigating not just the attack on the Capitol but former President Donald Trump’s effort to call his supporters to Washington that day and to promote discredited claims that the......

Trump allies Bannon, Meadows subpoenaed in Congress’ probe of Capitol riot

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol has subpoenaed four former members of Donald Trump’s administration, including Mark Meadows and Steve Bannon, the panel’s chairman said on Thursday. Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Dan......

House committee probing Jan. 6 Capitol riot subpoenas four Trump allies, including Mark Meadows and Steve Bannon

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows talks to reporters at the White House on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis | Getty Images News | Getty Images The House select committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol......

Senate panel advances Biden pick to oversee Jan. 6 riot cases

A mob of supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump fight with members of law enforcement at a door they broke open as they storm the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on......

Debunking the Pro-Trump Right’s Claims About the Jan. 6 Riot

New York Times
In the eight months since a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, some Republicans have tried to build a case — belied by the facts — that the vast federal investigation of the riot has been essentially unfair, its targets the victims of political persecution. The people charged in the Jan.......

Trump says he sides with Jan. 6 riot defendants, as police brace for new Capitol rally

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Capitol Police officials survey the area around the Capitol reflecting pool ahead of an expected rally Saturday in support of the Jan. 6 defendants in Washington, U.S. September 16, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Former President Donald Trump, who......

Arizona man who wore horns in riot pleads guilty to felony

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I am very appreciative for the court’s willingness to have my mental vulnerabilities examined,” Chansley said before pleading guilty to a charge of obstructing an official proceeding. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth is considering Chansley’s request to be released from......

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