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Republicans block 9/11 style bipartisan commission to investigate the Capitol Hill riot

Republicans in the US Senate blocked a bill to establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the Capitol Hill riot. The measure passed the US House of Representatives last week. Members of ex-President Donald Trump’s party said the riot is already being investigated by congressional panels. Democrats argued that forming a commission, similar to the one […]

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Police officer who died after Capitol riots died of natural causes: Chief medical examiner rules

The US police officer who died after January’s Capitol riot had two strokes and died from natural causes, the chief medical examiner for Washington DC has ruled. Two men are accused of using a type of pepper spray on Officer Brian Sicknick. However, the ruling means they are now unlikely to be charged with homicide. […]

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Trump claims his supporters were ‘hugging and kissing’ on January 6 Capitol riots

Former US President Donald Trump has claimed that his supporters were “hugging and kissing” police officers and posed “zero threat” despite widespread violence, injuries to law enforcement officers and five deaths on January 6 Capitol riots. Calling into Fox News on Thursday night, Trump was asked if he was concerned about the US Capitol’s beefed […]