"We enforce our policies equally for everyone," said a spokesperson.
Can the January 6 Committee Hearings Break Through the Barriers of Political Ignorance and Bias Underpinning the Big Lie?
Most of those open to evidence already know that Trump tried to reverse the outcome of an election he legitimately lost. Reaching the rest is likely to be extremely difficult, at best.
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Normal criminal law covers the alleged acts without politicizing proceedings.
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Here Is Why a Federal Judge Says Trump Probably Committed Felonies When He Tried to Overturn Biden's Election
A ruling in a dispute over emails sought by the January 6 committee agrees that Trump's actions likely violated two federal laws.
Prof. Derek Muller explains why states cannot invoke Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to exclude those who sought to overturn the 2020 election results from the ballot.
Neither Republicans nor Democrats can be trusted to give an honest account of what happened that day.
The North Carolina congressman's opponents argue that the 14th Amendment disqualifies him from seeking reelection.
The Sedition Indictment Against 11 Oath Keepers Describes a Plot That Was Pitifully Inept and Ineffectual
This is the first time that participants in the Capitol riot have been charged with sedition.
We've already seen how this can abuse Americans' civil liberties with little increase in public safety.
Proving that claim requires more than reckless rhetoric, which is constitutionally protected.
Jay Inslee says we should make it a crime for politicians to lie about election results. What could go wrong?
There are good reasons to think polls grossly exaggerate the number of Americans who support political violence.
As awful as things are, Trump is not Milošević, Republicans are not unified behind him, Stacey Abrams is not a hero, and every day is not January 6.
After the cops killed her, the A.P. gave her the "no angel" treatment.
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Coercive plea deals trample on defendants' Sixth Amendment rights.
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The Biden administration is greatly increasing FBI caseloads and agents. That's bad news for anybody who is worried about federal overreach.
The new advisory “is not based on any actual threats or plots” but is purely a response to a “rise in anti-government rhetoric.”
The political right's movement toward authoritarianism is exemplified by its refusal to embrace facts that don't conform to their alternative reality.
The House of Representatives gave the agency $2 billion in additional funding.
New York Appeals Court Catalogs Rudy Giuliani's Election Lies As It Suspends His License to Practice Law
The suspension is based on "demonstrably false and misleading statements" that Giuliani made as Donald Trump's lawyer.
From Mitch McConnell's perspective, an independent commission can only mean trouble.
"At the time of Mr. Trump's posts, there was a clear, immediate risk of harm."
Blame the media for running anonymous sources, but don't let government off the hook for its secrecy and misinformation.
Songs like "Gun Totin' Patriot" and "We Outside" might be ridiculous, Trump-worshiping schlock, but their embrace of controversial themes breathes some rebelliousness back into rap.
Rioters who ransacked a Senate office may have prevented a few Trump policies from taking effect.
"We don't need to use a faulty model and apply it to the very real terrorism problem that we have at home," says terrorism expert Max Abrahms.
Violent acts are already illegal, and new tools will inevitably be used against those who annoy the powerful.
Despite Its Own Warning That 'Congress Itself Is the Target,' the Capitol Police Did Not Expect Anything Like Last Month's Riot
The agency also missed an FBI bulletin citing "specific calls for violence."
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