Jan 6 Insurrection

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) cast the lone dissenting vote as the U.S. Senate voted 94-1 in favor of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act on April 22, 2021. (Photo: Graeme Jennings/Pool/Getty Images)
The Missouri Republican—who helped incite the deadly January 6 Capitol attack—previously called the measure "hugely overbroad."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Demonstrators at a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in Miami, Florida on June 6, 2020. (Photo: LightRocket/Getty Images)
"This bill is a disgrace to our state."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Capitol Police officers are overwhelmed by a mob of invading supporters of then-President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021. (Photo: Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Congress itself is the target," warned one internal threat assessment three...


The veterans of the Great Capitol Insurrection, it seems, are not faring well. Scores of rioters have been arrested, many moronically incriminating themselves en route; investigations are finding the Trump campaign supplied untold millions to the pre-riot rally, often via shell companies and dark money that could constitute illegal money laundering; and weary Americans breathlessly await the spectacle of a Trump impeachment trial for what Chuck Schumer just called inciting "the erection."