Thomas Webster's self-defense claim failed to persuade a jury, which found the retired New York City cop guilty of assaulting an officer on January 6.
Here’s what happened this week
House panel also released text messages in which Donald Trump’s son begged the White House to get his father to condemn the riot
Thomas Webster, a former NYPD officer, is the first person convicted of assaulting a police officer during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
The National Archives is poised to turn over yet another batch of documents to the House's investigation into the January 6 insurrection, according to a new set of letters released by the agency on Wednesday.
Donald Trump Jr., the son of former President Donald Trump, met on Tuesday with the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, according to two sources familiar with the meeting.
PC Stephen Knox, of Merseyside Police, was awarded over £12,000 after he won separate claims of victimisation and disability harassment
Before taking its decision, the select committee gamed out scenarios: what happens if Republicans defy the subpoenas?
Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Thursday on CNN's "The Lead" that then-President Donald Trump incited the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol to undermine a free and fair election and the peaceful transfer of power. | Clips
On Sunday, former Obama administration Attorney General Eric Holder called for former President Donald Trump to "be held accountable" for the January 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. | Clips
Former Trump attorney John Eastman will be providing more than 10,000 pages of email correspondence to the January 6 Committee, according to a recent legal filing. Washington Post national political reporter Cleve Woodson Jr., Insider senior editor Kadia Tubman and Boston Globe opinion columnist Renée Graham discuss how these new documents will contribute to the Committee's public hearings in June.
Two Black female police officers are suing the KCPD, alleging discrimination, retaliation and a hostile work environment.