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Politics Jul 30Biden signs bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas
President Joe Biden has signed emergency legislation that will bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war.
Politics Jul 26WATCH: House investigation of Jan. 6 attack begins with police testimony
Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel himself losing oxygen as he was crushed by rioters as he was defending the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Politics Jul 22Capitol Police have new chief after Jan. 6 insurrection
J. Thomas Manger, a former police chief in Maryland and Virginia, is the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, congressional officials announced Thursday. Manger will take charge of the department in the aftermath of the violent Jan. 6 insurrection.
Politics Jul 22WATCH: Pelosi says Jan. 6 panel to move ahead without GOP’s choices
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection "will do the job it set out to do" after Republicans vowed to boycott the probe.
Politics Jul 21Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is rejecting two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, citing the "integrity" of the probe.
Politics Jul 09Police testimony will lead off panel’s first Capitol insurrection hearing
Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the chairman of the new select panel, says the committee hopes to "set the tone" of the investigation by hearing from those first responders, many of whom were brutally beaten and verbally assaulted by former President…
Politics Jul 01Pelosi names Cheney to panel investigating Jan. 6 riot
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson as the head of a new select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. She also picked Republican Rep. Liz Cheney as a member.
Politics Jun 30House votes to launch new probe of Jan. 6 capitol attack
Lawmakers approved a special committee on Wednesday to probe the violent attack as officers who were injured fighting former President Donald Trump's supporters watched from the gallery above.
Politics Jun 25WATCH: Minority leader McCarthy offers weekly briefing
House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy's remarks come amid continued deliberation over investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Politics Jun 24WATCH: Pelosi creates panel to ‘seek the truth’ on Capitol attack
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made it official Thursday that she is creating a special committee to investigate the attack on the Capitol, saying it is "imperative that we seek the truth.”…