Tag Archives: Capitol Riot

NAACP Urges Court To Bar Rioter From Holding Office

The Associated Press reports: The NAACP is supporting efforts to bar a New Mexico-based county commissioner from public office, alleging that the Cowboys for Trump cofounder has sought to disenfranchise voters — including people of color — and stoke insurrection. The nation’s oldest civil rights organization urged a state district court judge to remove and disqualify Otero County Commissioner Couy …

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Generals Accused Of Lying About Capitol Riot Response

Politico reports: A former D.C. National Guard official is accusing two senior Army leaders of lying to Congress and participating in a secret attempt to rewrite the history of the military’s response to the Capitol riot. In a 36-page memo, Col. Earl Matthews, who held high-level National Security Council and Pentagon roles during the Trump administration, slams the Pentagon’s inspector …

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REPORT: Trump Called Aides On Day Of Capitol Riot In Last Ditch Attempt To Stop Certification Of Biden’s Win

The Guardian reports: Hours before the deadly attack on the US Capitol this year, Donald Trump made several calls from the White House to top lieutenants at the Willard hotel in Washington and talked about ways to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s election win from taking place on 6 January. The former president first told the lieutenants his vice-president, …

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