Stories tagged: "Jan. 6 Insurrection"


FILE - This booking photo provided by the Dauphin County, Pa., Prison, shows Riley June Williams. The Pennsylvania woman linked to the far-right “Groyper” extremist movement, was convicted Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, of several federal charges after prosecutors said she was part of a group that stormed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Williams was found guilty of six federal counts, including civil disorder. (Dauphin County Prison via AP)
Central Pennsylvania Woman Convicted of Storming Pelosi’s Office During Jan. 6 Attack

Riley Williams, who bragged online that she had stolen Nancy Pelosi’s gavel, laptop, and hard drives after storming the US Capitol, was convicted on six of the eight charges against her.

State Sen. Doug Mastriano and former state Rep. Rick Saccone, outside the US Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021 (Facebook screen grab).
Doug Mastriano’s Latest Attempt to Avoid the Jan. 6 Committee: He’s Suing Them

Pennsylvania’s Republican gubernatorial candidate has filed suit against the Jan. 6 committee, contesting its legal ability to force him to sit for a deposition.

President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Biden Hits Hard Again Against MAGA Republicans in Prime-Time Philadelphia Speech

Making his second Pennsylvania stop in two days, the president was not subtle about the danger posed by the extreme wing of the Republican party: “They are determined to take this country backwards."

President Joe Biden speaks at the Arnaud C. Marts Center on the campus of Wilkes University, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Ahead of Trump Visit to Wilkes-Barre, Biden Blasts ‘MAGA Republicans,’ ‘Sickening’ Attacks on FBI

The campaign-style speech near Biden's hometown of Scranton was the first of three scheduled visits by the president in less than a week to the state that is home to a competitive governor's race and a US Senate contest that could help determine whether Democrats will keep their majority in the chamber.

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday April 28, 2022, to review the U.S. Department of State's foreign policy priorities and fiscal year 2023 budget request. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Scott Perry Sues Federal Government Requesting the Return of his Cellphone

The five-term Republican congressman from Dauphin County has sued the federal government for the return of his cellphone, which was seized earlier this month by the FBI.

FILE - Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., takes a question from a reporter at a news conference held by the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Aug. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File)
Scott Perry Says FBI Agents Seized His Cellphone

The five-term Republican congressman from Dauphin County said three agents visited him while he was traveling Tuesday with his family and "seized my cell phone." He called the action "banana republic tactics."

Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, takes part in a state Senate committee hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Doug Mastriano Walks Out of Jan. 6 Committee Interview Without Answering Questions

Conspiracy theorist, election denier, and Trump-endorsed GOP candidate for governor Doug Mastriano walked out of his deposition with the US House committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection after only 15 minutes and without answering any questions.