Stories tagged: "Trump"


FILE - Proud Boys members Zachary Rehl, left, and Ethan Nordean, left, walk toward the U.S. Capitol in Washington, in support of President Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Philadelphia Proud Boys Leader Convicted of Seditious Conspiracy in Jan. 6 Attack

Zachary Rehl could face more than 20 years in prison after being convicted of attempting to overthrow the government by participating in the attack that was a desperate bid to keep Donald Trump in power after the 2020 election.

This drivers license image contained in the Statement of Facts supporting an arrest warrant, released by the Justice Department, shows Robert Sanford. Sanford, a retired firefighter who threw a fire extinguisher at police officers during the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, has been sentenced to more than four years in prison. (Justice Department via AP)
Ex-Firefighter From Chester County Gets 4 Years in Prison for Jan. 6 Extinguisher Attack

Robert Sanford, who worked as a firefighter for 26 years, struck two police officers in the head with a fire extinguisher that he threw as he stormed the Capitol with a mob of Donald Trump supporters.

Former President Donald Trump listens as he speaks with reporters while in flight on his plane after a campaign rally at Waco Regional Airport, in Waco, Texas, Saturday, March 25, 2023, while en route to West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Why Trump Was Indicted

A Manhattan grand jury voted to indict Donald Trump for his role in a $130,000 payment made to adult film star Stormy Daniels in the days leading up to the 2016 election. 

FILE - A canvas observer photographs Lehigh County provisional ballots as vote counting in the general election continues, Nov. 6, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. A review by The Associated Press in the six battleground states disputed by former President Trump has found fewer than 475 cases of potential voter fraud, a minuscule number that would have made no difference in the 2020 presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden won Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and their 79 Electoral College votes by a combined 311,257 votes out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
Court Rejects Republican Attempt to Force Shapiro to Turn Over 2020 Voters’ Personal Information

The court decided that the Shapiro administration did not have to comply with a subpoena issued in a Republican-led "forensic investigation" of 2020 election results, launched in response to Donald Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud in Pennsylvania.

FILE - Al Schmidt, former city commissioner of Philadelphia, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, on June 13, 2022. Schmidt, a former Philadelphia election official who has told of enduring death threats whipped up by Donald Trump for defending the city's 2020 vote-counting against the former president's election lies, will be nominated for the top election administration post in Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro's administration. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Josh Shapiro Chooses Republican Al Schmidt, Targeted by Trump in 2020, to Oversee Pennsylvania Elections

Schmidt upheld democracy in Philadelphia during the 2020 Election, pushing back against Donald Trump’s lies about election fraud. He has told the Jan. 6 committee that his family received death threats after Trump called him out on Twitter.

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., speaks at a news conference held by members of the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 29, 2021, to complain about Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. and masking policies. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pa. Republican Congressman Scott Perry Referred to House Ethics Committee For Refusing to Cooperate With Jan. 6 Probe

While an Ethics Committee referral doesn't carry the potential consequences of the criminal referrals the Jan. 6 committee made against Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle, the ethics complaint against Perry will bring greater scrutiny to his efforts to help the former president overturn the 2020 election.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Republicans Are Already Scheming to Undermine the 2022 Election Results in Pennsylvania

Former President Donald Trump and his allies are already planning to wage aggressive court campaigns and launch a media blitz if the midterms don’t go their way.