Christian Nationalism’s Role In The Insurrection Was Four Decades In The Making
Nothing in recent history has exposed the lies of Christian nationalism more clearly than a riot at the U.S. Capitol, waged in the Christian God’s name.
Text Messages Show Top Trump Campaign Fundraiser’s Key Role Planning The Rally That Preceded The Siege
Caroline Wren, a Trump fundraiser, is listed as a “VIP Advisor” in a National Park Service permit for the Jan. 6th rally at the Ellipse. Text messages and a planning memo show the title downplays the active role she played in organizing the event.
The Capitol Insurrection Was Decades In The Making
“If you actually believe the election was stolen, taking to the streets in protest and even rioting very quickly becomes a rational behavior.”
‘This Is War’: Inside The Secret Chat Where Far-Right Extremists Devised Their Post-Capitol Plans
Chats from a private Telegram group obtained by ProPublica show how a suspect tied to the Jan. 6 insurrection tried to organize a self-styled militia. The hidden proliferation of such groups worries experts.
Where Things Stand: Hill Staffers And Members Linger In Fear Together
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The Capitol Attack Was Built On Pro-Trump Activists’ Ties To Violent Fringe Groups
The movement didn't just attract far-right figures -- it was led by them.