u.s. capitol

2nd Oath Keeper Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy in Jan. 6 Riot

An Alabama man who stormed the U.S. Capitol with other members of the Oath Keepers extremist group has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and is cooperating with prosecutors in another major boost for the Justice Department in its sweeping Jan. 6 investigation. Mark Grods appeared in federal court in Washington on Wednesday. He is the second member of the far-right Oath…

Man Rams Barricade at U.S. Capitol; Man and Police Officer Killed

U.S. Capitol Police officers stand near a car that crashed into a barrier on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 2, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) A man rammed a car into two U.S. Capitol Police officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington today before being shot to death by authorities when he climbed out of the…

From Baked Alaska to a Guy with Horns: Notable Riot Arrests

WASHINGTON (AP) – More than 125 people have been arrested so far on charges related to the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, where a Capitol police officer and four others were killed. Charges from the Jan. 6 riot range from curfew violations to federal felonies related to theft and weapons possession. From a man pictured kicking his feet up…

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed Issues Statement Regarding Possible Protests

As Alabama News Network has reported, local, state and federal officials nationwide are preparing themselves for possible armed protests related to the impeachment of President Trump and the upcoming inauguration of Joe Biden as president. The FBI has warned of protests in Washington and all 50 state capital cities. Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed released the following statement regarding the City…

President Trump Issues Statement Regarding Possible Protests

President Trump has issued the following statement in regard to reports of possible protests happening in Washington and across the country in the coming days. The statement was released through White House Press Secretary Kayleigh Enany’s government Twitter account: “In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of…

Trump on Verge of 2nd Impeachment after Capitol Siege

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time. He faces a single charge, “incitement of insurrection,” after telling a mob of loyalists to, as he put it, “fight like hell” against election results. The subsequent attack on the U.S. Capitol turned deadly and delayed finalizing Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory. While…

Congressman Barry Moore Deletes Twitter Account After Suspension

Courtesy: Barry Moore’s Facebook MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Barry Moore’s personal Twitter account was suspended following tweets he shared in the wake of the riot at the U.S. Capitol. He then deleted his account. It wasn’t immediately clear what led to the suspension, but the congressman for Alabama’s 2nd Congressional District tweeted, comments about the riots that seemed…

Alabama Attorney General Asks Review of His GOP Group’s Rally Involvement

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s attorney general is calling for an investigation into who may have authorized a branch of the Republican Attorneys General Association to promote the pro-Trump rally in Washington D.C. that preceded a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is head of the RAGA Rule of Law Defense Fund. He says he…