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Arizona lawmakers connected to Jan. 6 riot seek dismissal of candidate disqualification case

Attorneys for three Arizona lawmakers tied to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol told a Maricopa County judge Wednesday that voter-initiated complaints seeking to disqualify the candidates should be thrown out. ... Read more»

New report highlights Roger Stone’s efforts on behalf of Trump allies in Arizona

A new investigation into Donald Trump ally Roger Stone sheds light on his push for pardons for two Republican members of Arizona’s congressional delegation and work behind the scenes to overturn the 2020 election with people who would later support the Maricopa County “audit.”... Read more»

Jan. 6 select committee subpoenas Trump chief of staff and other top aides

The U.S. House of Representatives select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 issued subpoenas on Thursday to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and three other allies of former President Donald Trump.... Read more»

New details suggest senior Trump aides knew Jan. 6 rally could get chaotic

Text messages and interviews show that Stop the Steal leaders fooled the Capitol police and welcomed racists to increase their crowd sizes at the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, while White House officials worked to both contain and appease them. ... Read more»

Az GOP legislator Finchem was much closer to Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection than he claimed

Newly discovered footage taken during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol shows Arizona Republican legislator Mark Finchem was much closer to the day’s violence than he has previously claimed. ... Read more»

Former Republican lawmaker Kern goes from Capitol riot to Arizona audit

Newly reviewed footage by Arizona Mirror raises new questions about former Republican lawmaker Anthony Kern’s activities around the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as the lawmaker continues to participate in a recount of Maricopa County’s ballots from the 2020 general election. ... Read more»

Mark Finchem, leading booster of election 'fraud' conspiracy, wants to run Arizona elections

State Rep. Mark Finchem, one of the legislature’s leading proponents of the baseless allegations and conspiracist claims that former President Donald Trump was cheated out of the 2020 election, is running to be Arizona’s top elections official.... Read more»

Ethics committee tosses Finchem’s complaint against Democrats

The ethics complaint filed by Rep. Mark Finchem against the Democratic caucuses of the Arizona legislature for asking the FBI to investigate him after he attended the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been dismissed. “The ethics committee is not an arena for waging political contests,” Republican Committee chair Becky Nutt said in dismissing the complaint.... Read more»

Finchem files ethics complaint against all Democrats over FBI referral

Oro Valley Republican Mark Finchem filed an ethics complaint against every Democratic member of the Arizona legislature for a letter they sent last month asking the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate his and other lawmakers’ alleged roles in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.... Read more»

There wouldn’t have been a #StopTheSteal campaign in Arizona without Mark Finchem

The lead organizer of the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that turned into a deadly coup attempt said Arizona’s #StopTheSteal movement started with one man. “Arizona started with one man, State Representative Mark Finchem,” Alexander said to an interviewer posted by Church Militant on Jan. 10. “I’m very confident that the Stop The Steal movement has taken over Arizona.” ... Read more»

Dems want OV Rep. Mark Finchem expelled from Arizona Legislature

Arizona Democrats introduced a resolution Monday to expel a Republican state lawmaker for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, his ties to extremist groups and for spreading misinformation about the election.... Read more»

Dem lawmakers ask DOJ to investigate Arizona Republicans over Capitol attack

Legislative Democrats are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate four Arizona Republican officeholders for their possible involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.... Read more»