The January 6 Uprising
The House selection committee investigating the January 6, 2021 uprising has held a series of high-profile hearings throughout the summer: Find the highlights and analysis of day 8.
Congressional hearings: The House Committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol has held a series of hearings to share its findings with the American public. The eighth hearing focused on Trump’s passivity on Jan. 6. Here’s a guide to the most important moments so far.
Will there be costs? The commission could criminally refer former President Donald Trump for his role in the attack, Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said in an interview.
What we know about what Trump did on January 6?: New details emerged as Hutchinson testified before the committee, sharing what she saw and heard on Jan. 6.
The riot: On January 6, 2021, a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of the 2020 election results. Five people died on that day or in the immediate aftermath, and 140 police officers were attacked.
Within the siege: During the eruption, rioters came perilously close to penetrating the building’s inner shrines while lawmakers, including former Vice President Mike Pence, were still there. The Washington Post examined text messages, photos and videos to create a video timeline of what happened on Jan. 6.