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Flags touting sayings such as 'Don’t blame me I voted for Trump' fly from a cart at a September 2021 rally put on by the Arizona Republican Party to hear the results of the 'audit' of the 2020 election.

This week’s primaries helped show something: The January 6 hearings may well not end the Big Lie. The Big Lie is more than Trump now, and it is more than a revisionist project about the 2020 election. Read more»

Members of the New Jersey National Guard talk with U.S. Capitol Police before a patrol at the U.S. Capitol, where just hours later a vehicle rammed a police barricade and a suspect killed one USCP officer and sent another to the hospital. The troops patrolled the Capitol after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack.

Since the attack on the U.S. Capitol a year and a half ago, where some 15% of the rioters had a military background, the military and veteran community has grappled with the problem of far-right extremism within its ranks. Read more»

The hearing is the first in a series throughout June, as the committee lays out its evidence about the Jan. 6, 2021 attack.

The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol alleged two groups supporting then-President Donald Trump planned the riot to stop the transfer of presidential power - while Trump tacitly endorsed the insurrection. Read more»

Domestic-based terrorists have replaced foreign organizations as the major security threat to the U.S.

Protests in many cities became magnets for “politically motivated violence,” and while only a fraction of the demonstrations have been warped by violence, the potential should persuade policymakers to ban or restrict firearms from public gatherings. Read more»

Protesters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 to protest a joint session of Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump.

Authorities have said that they have charged more than 725 attackers with federal crimes in connection with the January 2021 assault on the Capitol as the Department of Justice continues to press cases against insurrectionists from across the country. Read more»

New precinct officers have started using their powers to remove or censure Republican leaders who contradicted Trump’s election lies and to recruit people who believe the election was stolen into positions as poll watchers and poll workers.

Former President Donald Trump has officially endorsed a plan - known as the “precinct strategy” - created by a man who has self-identified with the Oath Keeper militia, that aims to have Trump supporters consolidate control of the Republican Party. Read more»

Members of the far-right militia group the Oath Keepers were charged on Thursday by federal prosecutors with seditious conspiracy in organizing the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and disrupting the Electoral College certification of the president. Read more»

An analysis found more than 400 people who signed up for membership or newsletters using government, military or political campaign email addresses.

48 Republican state and local government officials appear on a list of more than 35,000 members of the Oath Keepers - a right-wing militant organization who embrace Trump’s lies about election fraud and promoted Jan. 6 as a last chance to make a stand for the republic. Read more»

Rep. Mark Finchem walks through the crowd right in front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, after rioters had overtaken police and stormed the building. Finchem has said for months that he never got within 500 yards of the Capitol, but these images show he was much closer than that.

Tucson Democratic Rep. Charlene Fernandez is asking a court to dismiss a defamation case brought against her by two Republican state legislators and a GOP congressman because statements Fernandez made to the FBI about the two GOP legislators are privileged. Read more»

Sen. Wendy Rogers speaking to the Cottonwood Oathkeepers in March 2021.

After a media report highlighting her use of language mirroring a racist conspiracy theory, Flagstaff Republican state Sen. Wendy Rogers doubled- and tripled-down on her assertion that immigrants are “replacing” white Americans and destroying “western civilization.” Read more» 1

Wendy Rogers

A Republican state legislator in Arizona posted a tweet over the weekend echoing the racist “great replacement” conspiracy theory, the same idea that has motivated multiple mass murders in recent years. Read more» 1

Rep. Mark Finchem walks through the crowd right in front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, after rioters had overtaken police and stormed the building. Finchem has said for months that he never got within 500 yards of the Capitol, but these images show he was much closer than that.

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»

Arizona state Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, touring Veterans Memorial Coliseum during the Senate's audit of the 2020 election in Maricopa County.

Rep. Mark Finchem, currently running for Arizona secretary of state, has sent a cease and desist letter to the group seeking to recall him from office, calling on them to destroy campaign materials that claim he has connections to the Oath Keepers militia and the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Read more»

Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley.

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»

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