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January 6 panel to hear Trump’s campaign chief in bid to build case

Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager will appear as a witness Monday before the House committee investigating the attack on the US Capitol, as it seeks to establish links between the rioters and the former president’s inner circle.
Former US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
Former US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 13, 2022 07:26 AM IST
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A year after Capitol riot, Americans fear for their democracy: Polls

The January 6 attack on the seat of Congress, led by supporters of Donald Trump, was "a harbinger of increasing political violence," and American democracy "is threatened," according to two-thirds of those surveyed for a CBS News poll.
A mob of supporters of former US President Donald Trump storm the US Capitol Building in Washington on January 6, 2021. (Leah Millis / REUTERS)
A mob of supporters of former US President Donald Trump storm the US Capitol Building in Washington on January 6, 2021. (Leah Millis / REUTERS)
Published on Jan 03, 2022 06:37 AM IST
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Congressional staffer allowed into US Capitol complex with gun

The man, identified as Jeffrey Allsbrooks, was tracked down and detained four minutes after officers noticed the gun -- a delay roughly equivalent to the typical duration of mass shootings in the United States.
The US Capitol (AFP)
The US Capitol (AFP)
Updated on Dec 10, 2021 07:58 AM IST
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Federal judge refuses Trump's request to block January 6 records

Trump has repeatedly attacked the committee's work and continued to promote unfounded conspiracy theories about widespread fraud in the election, despite the fact that Biden's win was certified by all 50 states and his claims have been rebuked by courts across the country.
In this file photo taken on January 12, 2021, US president Donald Trump boards Air Force One before departing Harlingen, Texas. (AFP)
In this file photo taken on January 12, 2021, US president Donald Trump boards Air Force One before departing Harlingen, Texas. (AFP)
Updated on Nov 10, 2021 06:09 PM IST
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Capitol Hill riots: Trump sues to stop release of Jan 6 White House records

Trump's lawsuit, which names the committee as well as the National Archives, seeks to invalidate the entirety of the congressional request, calling it overly broad, unduly burdensome, and a challenge to the separation of powers.
Former US president Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to block the release of documents to the Jan. 6 select committee, challenging the decision of President Joe Biden to release them. (File Photo / AP)
Former US president Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to block the release of documents to the Jan. 6 select committee, challenging the decision of President Joe Biden to release them. (File Photo / AP)
Published on Oct 19, 2021 06:09 AM IST
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