• The political implications of the Jan. 6 hearings

    18 days ago - By Bésame

    With just five months until November, the House January 6th Select Committee's ongoing public hearings beg one question: how will the committee's revelations impact this year's midterm elections?
    To be sure, the events that took place on January 6th, 2021 were an unprecedented and disgraceful assault on American democracy, and the significance of this investigation cannot be understated.
    It is essential that we establish a collective set of facts from that day, especially in light of the concerted effort by some on the political right to whitewash what happened. We must hold those...
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  • Watch live: Day 3 of Jan. 6 committee hearings

    18 days ago - By Bésame

    The committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building is resuming its public hearings Thursday and is set to begin at noon.
    The committee will hear from two witnesses: Greg Jacob, Vice President Mike Pence's counsel who fended off conservative law professor John Eastman's ideas for Pence to carry out a plan to reject the electoral count; and retired federal judge Michael Luttig, for whom Eastman clerked.
    Watch a livestream of the hearing here.
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