#Capitol Riots

28 Feburary.Orlando, FL, USA
Roger Stone danced outside the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@OctavioJones)

  • A video emerged on social media, where Roger Stone can be seen dancing with a rapper known as Forgiato Blow
  • The rapper then sang about the US Capitol riots by Trump supporters on January 6
  • Stone was convicted of lying to Congress, as one of his final acts while in office

28 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Supporters of Donald Trump inside the US Capitol Building. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@simoncoveney)

  • False claims have been propagated by right-wing groups that Antifa breached the Capitol
  • However, the charged pro-Trump rioters themselves disputed those claims
  • "We proudly take responsibility for storming the Castle," one of the defendants said

28 Feburary.Orlando, FL, USA
CPAC will end on January 28. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Donald Trump is scheduled to address the conference on Sunday
  • The conference is a platform for Republic leaders to interact with conservative followers
  • Many false claims are being made at the conference

26 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
National Guard of Washington was mobilized after the violence at US Capitol (Picture Credits: AFP)

  • Robust security posture should remain at the Capitol for State of the Union address
  • Fencing had been erected  around the Capitol after the attack in January
  • Trump supporters had stormed the Capitol on January 6

25 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Greene who won the GOP primary from Georgia is a staunch Trump supporter. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Marjorie Greene)

  • Anthony has accepted being a part of the Capitol mob
  • Greene and Aguero have been in association for a long time
  • The two were spotted in Washington in November 2020, at a "March for Trump" rally

25 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Thousands of pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol on January 6. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The Capitol Police's preparations were based on the information gathered from FBI and other intelligence agencies
  • Ahead of the riots, Intelligence and Interagency Coordination Division produced as many as four intelligence assessments
  • The final assessment showed that members of militias, White supremacists would participate

24 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Ron Johnson was elected to the US Senate in 2010 (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Ron Johnson said the rioters were "in a festive mood" before the police attacked them
  • Josh Hawley asked the witnesses if they thought the police were "complicit" of the riots
  • Hawley was seen showing support for the rioters on January 6

24 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The riots at the US Capitol claimed a total of five lives.(Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Senior representatives from the US law enforcement agencies testified at the trial
  • A consensus was seen amongst the officials about the riot being a "coordinated attack"
  • Captain Carneysha Mendoza, who suffered chemical burns, also spoke at the trial

17 Feburary
The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Washington. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Bennie Thompson has accused Donald Trump for supporting the pro-Trump mob that stormed the US Capitol
  • Thompson is seeking compensatory damages for "emotional distress" due to the attack
  • The Ku Klux Klan Act was passed in a bid to end the violenece aganist African-Americans

16 Feburary
Perler has been very popular among Donald Trump supporters.(Representative image:Pixabay)

  • Parler calls itself "the free speech social network"
  • It came under scrutiny following the January 6 attack on the US Capitol
  • In its early days, the platform attracted a crowd of ultraconservative and even extreme-right users