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  • Jan. 6 Probe Enters Uncharted Territory With Subpoenas for GOP Lawmakers

    The move highlights the extreme political tensions surrounding the investigation into the Capitol riot.

    WSJ
  • Buffalo, Jan. 6 and the rise of partisan violence: These scholars saw it coming

    A single incident can't prove anything in terms of social science, but it can certainly serve as a vivid illustration. That was the case with the Buffalo massacre that horrified the nation and the world last weekend, which seemed almost inevitable in light of the new book "Radical American Partisanship: Mapping Violent Hostility, Its Causes, and the Consequences for Democracy" by Nathan Kalmoe and Lilliana Mason. This article first appeared in Salon. The Buffalo shooter's so-called manifesto,...

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  • 'Just boneheaded': Neal Katyal counsels Barry Loudermilk to lawyer up in Jan. 6 probe

    Former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal on Thursday dissected the legal liability facing Georgia GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk after he was asked to cooperate with the House Select Committee Investigating the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol. The select committee is seeking information about a tour of the Capitol Complex that Loudermilk allegedly conducted on Jan. 5, 2021. "In response to those allegations, Republicans on the Committee on House Administration—of which you are a Member—claimed...

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  • DOJ wants Jan. 6 probe transcripts; ex-press secretary meets with investigators

    The days are ticking down until the Jan. 6 committee launches its public hearings, but in the meantime, the Justice Department (DOJ) has reportedly asked the panel to provide it with transcripts from some of the 1,000-plus interviews investigators have conducted in private thus far with former members of the Trump administration and others in his orbit.  The request was first reported by The New York Times on Tuesday though it was not yet clear whether a “final agreement” had been struck...

    Daily Kos