Stories tagged: "domestic terrorism"

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol in Washington. Several of those who attacked the Capitol have been charged, including Robert Sanford, a former Chester Fire Department firefighter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Charges: Former Chester County Firefighter Threw Extinguisher at Capitol Police

The charges are not related to the attack on Officer Brian Sicknick, who was also attacked with a fire extinguisher.

A Gadsden Flag flag left by Pro-Trump terrorists who entered the U.S. Capitol building is seen after mass demonstrations in the nations capital during a joint session Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Some Companies Say They Won’t Donate to Republicans Supporting Terrorism. Others Inexplicably Cut Off All Donations.

And that isn't the only money troubles Republicans are facing. If they financed the terrorists who attacked Capitol Hill, they could become un-bankable.

Pro-Trump domestic terrorists flooded Washington DC to protest Trump's election loss. Hundreds breached the U.S. Capitol Building, aproximately13 were arrested and one protester was killed. (Photo by Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Republicans and Right-Wing Media Fueled Wednesday’s Insurrection. Now They’re Fueling the Next One.

A collective of Republican activists, lawmakers, and media figures led by President Donald Trump—with an assist from slow-to-act social media platforms—created the toxic stew that erupted into violence and chaos on Wednesday.

Trump's social media and business allies appeared to be abandoning him in the wake of the terrorism at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, despite enabling him for years.
Business Leaders Abandon Trump, Call for 25th Amendment While Social Media Finally Takes Action

Despite enabling him for years, some of Trump's business community allies have called for the president to be removed from office. Facebook also suspended the president's accounts.

Former President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd during a campaign rally with Republican Rick Saccone, in March 2018 in Allegheny County. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Former State Rep. Shares, Then Deletes, Video of Himself ‘Storming the Capitol’

Saccone also posted a photo of himself with state Sen. Doug Mastriano outside the Capitol.

US Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pennsylvania, and other members take cover as domestic terrorists disrupt the joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (CQ-Roll Call Photo via Getty Images/Tom Williams)
Pennsylvania’s Congressional Delegation Reacts to Terrorist Storming of Capitol

Several explained how they experienced the chaos of the attempted coup.