U.S. Capitol attack

Liz Cheney named vice chair of the January 6 select committee

The Democrat-run committee is attempting a bipartisan tone

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 07:07 ET By Annie Grayer, Ryan Nobles, Zachary Cohen and Whitney Wild, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Chairman of the January 6 Select Committee Bennie Thompson announced on Thursday that Republican Rep. Liz Cheney will become…

Why some US Capitol rioters are getting no jail time

Many of alleged rioters could walk away with a slap on the wrist

Originally Published: 25 AUG 21 07:28 ET By Tierney Sneed, CNN (CNN) -- When it comes to holding the January 6 US Capitol rioters to account, the Justice Department has plenty of tools in its prosecutorial toolbox -- and plenty…

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland speaks on Capitol attack

Mourns U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Evans and family

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Issues Statement on Death and Injury of Capitol Police Officers Today, U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland delivered the following statement: “The entire Department of Justice mourns with the U.S. Capitol Police and the family…