Stories tagged: "January 6 Insurrection"


On Jan. 6, 2021, hundreds of terrorists—including dozens from Michigan—breached the Capitol building, brutally attacked police officers, hunted lawmakers, and carried out a dangerous attack that left five people dead. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Southgate Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Role in Capitol Riot

A Michigan man was sentenced on Friday to five years in federal prison for his role in the US Capitol attack by a mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory.

Ryan Kelley, Republication candidate for Governor, attends a Freedom Rally in support of First Amendment rights and to protest against Governor Gretchen Whitmer, outside the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan on May 15, 2021. (Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images)
Kelley Says His Involvement at Deadly Jan. 6 Insurrection Was a ‘First Amendment Right’

Ryan Kelley, a Republican candidate for governor, pleaded not guilty for his actions during the insurrectionist riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
‘I Don’t F-Ing Care That They Have Weapons’: 10 Shocking Takeaways From Tuesday’s Wild Jan 6. Hearing

“You know, I don’t f-ing care that they have weapons. They’re not here to hurt me. Take the f-ing mags away. Let my people in. They can march to the Capitol from here. Let the people in. Take the f-ing mags away,” Trump said on Jan. 6, according to aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony. 

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clark Lake) speaks to reporters inside the Senate in 2019. (AP Photo/David Eggert File)
Jan. 6 Testimony: Even Michigan Republicans Thought Plan to Overturn 2020 Election Was ‘Insane’

Testimony from several elected officials in Michigan helped outline former President Donald Trump's plans to overturn the 2020 election results.

In this image from video released by the House Select Committee, an exhibit of an email by Greg Jacob, who was counsel to former Vice President Mike Pence, is displayed as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing Thursday, June 16, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (House Select Committee via AP)
Five Things We Learned in the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

The third public hearing, which took place Thursday, focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to pressure Vice President Mike Pence into overturning the election.

This exhibit from video released by the House Select Committee, shows handwritten notes by Richard Donoghue, former acting Deputy Attorney General, displayed at a hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (House Select Committee via AP)
Six Key Takeaways From Jan. 6 Committee Hearing No. 2

The Trump campaign used the Big Lie to ask supporters for money - but didn't use it to contest the 2020 election results, according to testimony heard Monday in the US House Committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 attack. Here’s what else you need to know. 

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Michigan Man Testifies at Committee Hearing on Jan. 6 Attack

Convicted rioter tells Jan. 6 committee: “Trump asked us to come.” Need to Know In a newly released video, a Macomb County man explained to a US House Committee that he attended the Jan. 6 insurrectionist riot at the invitation of former President Donald Trump. Bobby Schornak was charged last year in federal court for...