Jan. 6

Report: House GOP Moves To Give Jan. 6 Defendants Access To Internal Capitol Security Footage
Alaskan Who Sued To Boot Oath Keeper From Office: We Tried To ‘Not Give Him A Platform For This Kind Of Stuff’
Where Things Stand: What You Need To Know From The Loeffler Text Dump
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You’ve likely seen some headlines today about the trove of ex-Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s texts that were obtained by reporters for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and, later, Politico. AJC’s article, published last night, detailed the messages’ highlights, and said they came from an anonymous source. The 59-pages worth of messages are from Loeffler’s final weeks in office before she was defeated by Sen. Ralph Warnock (D-GA) in the January 2021 runoff election.

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Unpacking The Law Behind Cowboys For Trump Founder’s Removal From Elected Office
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DOJ Subpoenas Trump WH Lawyer Eric Herschmann In Jan. 6 Probe
Report: Trump’s Legal Team And DOJ Are In Talks About Jan. 6 Probe
Cipollone Subpoenaed By Federal Grand Jury In Major Development In DOJ Jan. 6 Probe
Conspiracy Theorist Wins GOP Nomination To Become Top Arizona Election Official
Mark Finchem was outside the Capitol on Jan. 6.
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