Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson among 204 arrested at Poor People’s Campaign rally

Two hundred members of the clergy and activists including Reverend Jesse Jackson were arrested on Monday during a protest at the U.S. Capitol. The protest, organized by Poor People’s Campaign, was part of a series of events to demand improved voting access, an end to the filibuster, a $15 hourly minimum wage and protection for … Read more

Adam Kinzinger supports Capitol riot committee subpoena for McCarthy but doubts they’ll call Trump

Adam Kinzinger said Sunday he would be open to calling House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy to testify in front of the Capitol riot committee but suggested it wouldn’t be necessary to subpoena Donald Trump. ‘I don’t know,’ Kinzinger said when ABC This Week host Jonathan Karl asked if the panel will want to compel the … Read more

Biden taps corruption prosecutor to run office taking Capitol rioters to trial

President Joe Biden on Monday nominated eight new U.S. attorney positions across the country, including in the office overseeing the prosecutions of hundreds of defendants charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Among the nominees announced Monday is Matthew Graves, a former fraud and public corruption prosecutor in the U.S. attorney´s office in … Read more

Rep. Hank Johnson is arrested on Capitol Hill during protest over voting rights

Rep. Hank Johnson has been arrested on Capitol Hill during a protest over voting rights, just one week after the detention of fellow Black Caucus member Joyce Beatty. The Democratic congressman, 66, was cuffed with zip ties by Capitol police officers outside the Hart Senate Office Building Thursday where he and other voting rights advocates had gathered … Read more

Manchin: Trump called me all the time and I wanted to stay in fight during the MAGA riot

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin says Trump ‘called him all the time’ and he was ready ‘to stay and fight’ during the Capitol riot By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.S. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com Published: 21:34 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 21:34 BST, 3 May 2021 Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said former President Donald Trump ‘called … Read more

Family of Capitol hill attack suspect blame blows to head during football for mental illness

The family of a former ‘model student athlete’ accused of stabbing a police officer to death outside the Capitol has claimed his mental health issues may have been caused by blows to the head sustained while playing football.  Relatives described Noah Green, who was shot dead after the attack, as ‘not a terrorist by any … Read more