U.S. Capitol Attack
The timeline of events and investigations around the U.S. Capitol attack on January 6, 2021

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Homegrown: Standoff to Rebellion.
Homegrown: Standoff to Rebellion.
Homegrown: Standoff to Rebellion
Jan 05
ABC News
3 hours ago

Next Jan. 6 hearing may be 'more sweeping' as members weigh criminal referral: Schiff

"It will tell the story about a key element of Donald Trump's plot."
3 hours ago
Former President Donald Trump holds a rally in Wilmington, N.C., Sept. 23, 2022.
September 24

'Fighting fit': Trial to show Oath Keepers' road to Jan. 6

It’s been a long road to the upcoming Capitol riot trial of the group's leader.
September 24
FILE - Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, center, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington, June 25, 2017. Hundreds of pages of court documents in the case against Rhodes and four co-defendants, whose trial opens with jury selection Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Washington's federal court, paint a picture of a group so determined to overturn Biden's election that some members were prepared to lose their lives to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
September 23

House Jan. 6 committee plans to show new footage, testimony in final hearing

Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson announced the final hearing in the investigation of the January 2021 attack on the Capitol will feature “substantial footage” of the riot and significant testimony.
September 23
VIDEO: House Jan. 6 committee plans to show new footage, testimony in final hearing
September 22

Ginni Thomas to speak with Jan. 6 committee

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to voluntarily speak with the House Jan. 6 committee, according to her lawyer.
September 22
Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to voluntarily speak with the House Jan. 6 committee, according to her lawyer.
September 21

Ginni Thomas to speak with Jan. 6 committee, claims 'misconceptions' about 2020 role

Justice Clarence Thomas' wife was in touch with Trump's team about the race.
September 21
Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, moderates a panel discussion in National Harbor, Md., Feb. 23, 2017.
June 16

Jan. 6 committee wants to hear from Ginni Thomas after email revelations

An avid Trump backer, she is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
June 16
Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md., Feb. 23, 2017.
September 20

House Jan. 6 committee chairman confirms date for the likely final hearing

Lawmakers will reconvene publicly on Sept. 28.
September 20
Rep. Bennie Thompson speaks to reporters after a closed door meeting with committee members at the U.S. Capitol September 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.
September 19

Top Jan. 6 committee members propose reforms to 1887 Electoral Count Act

The House could vote on the measure as early as Wednesday.
September 19
Rep. Liz Cheney looks on during her primary election night party in Jackson, Wyoming, August 16, 2022.
September 18

Pence Jan. 6 testimony would prompt 'severe Constitutional questions': Marc Short

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on "This Week."
September 18
VIDEO: Pence Jan. 6 testimony would prompt 'severe Constitutional questions': Marc Short
September 16

Michigan man gets 5 years in prison for role in Capitol riot

A Michigan man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack by a mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory
September 16
FILE - Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump scale the west wall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. Anthony Robert Williams, of Michigan, was sentenced on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, to five years in federal prison for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack by a mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
September 15

Jan. 6 rioter wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt sentenced to 75 days in prison

Robert Packer was sentenced to 75 days in prison Thursday.
September 15
A man wearing a hoodie that reads, "Camp Auschwitz" and "Work Brings Freedom," is pictured in an image made from ITV News video on Jan. 6, 2020, during the riot in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. The man was later identified by law enforcement as Robert Keith Packer, who was taken into custody Jan. 13, 2021 in Newport News, Va.
September 15

Rioter who wore 'Camp Auschwitz' sweatshirt gets jail term

A Virginia man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing an antisemitic “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt over a Nazi-themed shirt has been sentenced to 75 days of imprisonment
September 15
FILE - This photo provided by Western Tidewater Regional Jail shows Robert Keith Packer of Newport News, Va., on Jan. 13, 2021. Packer, the Virginia man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing an antisemitic "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt over a Nazi-themed shirt, has been sentenced to 75 days of imprisonment. (Western Tidewater Regional Jail via AP, File)
September 06

New details about the U.S. Capitol attack revealed in the Jan. 6 hearings

More are coming in September as the probe into the Capitol attack continues.
September 06
Demonstrators attempt to enter the Capitol building during a protest, Jan. 6, 2021.
September 12

Jan. 6 committee highlighted officials from Pence on down who resisted Trump in 2020

The House committee chair called them "the backbone of our democracy."
September 12
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Advancing Freedom Lecture Series at Stanford University, Feb. 17, 2022, in Stanford, Calif.
September 12

Roughly 40 subpoenas recently issued in DOJ's Jan. 6 probe

The Justice Department is investigating efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
September 12
An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021.
September 09

Illinois man pleads guilty to felonies in 2021 Capitol riot

Federal prosecutors say a central Illinois man pleaded guilty Friday to felony charges for assaulting a law enforcement officer and a member of the news media during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol
September 09
FILE - Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump breach the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. Shane Jason Woods, 44, of Auburn, Illinois, pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, to felony charges for assaulting, resisting, or impeding law enforcement officers and a related federal assault charge, prosecutors said.(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
September 08

Judge removes local official for engaging in Jan. 6 'insurrection'

Some experts say it could be precedent for barring Donald Trump from office.
September 08
Otero County, New Mexico Commissioner Couy Griffin speaks to reporters as he arrives at federal court in Washington, D.C., June. 17, 2022.
September 08

Trump aide subpoenaed, FBI seeks interview related to Jan. 6 investigations: Sources

Development shows investigators are seeking to question Trump's inner circle.
September 08
White House trip director William Russell attends a Donald Trump campaign rally in Middletown, Pa., Sept. 26, 2020.
September 07

Judge nixes Oath Keepers leader's bid to delay Jan. 6 trial

The high-profile seditious conspiracy trial for the leader of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group will begin later his month after a judge rejected a last-minute bid by Stewart Rhodes to replace his lawyers and delay his Capitol riot case
September 07
FILE - This photo provided by the Collin County Sheriff's Office shows Stewart Rhodes. The high-profile seditious conspiracy trial for the leader of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group will begin later in September 2022, after a judge on Wednesday, Sept. 7, rejected a last-minute bid by Stewart Rhodes to replace his attorneys and delay his case. (Collin County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
September 01

Former NYPD officer sentenced to 10 years for Jan. 6 riot

A former NYPD officer has been sentenced to 10 years for charges related to the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol which is the longest sentence yet.
September 01
VIDEO: Former NYPD officer sentenced to 10 years for Jan. 6 riot