U.S. Capitol Attack
The timeline of events and investigations around the U.S. Capitol attack on January 6, 2021

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January 20

Jan. 6 committee asks Ivanka Trump for cooperation, testimony

The request pertains to conversations with her father before and on Jan. 6.
January 20
President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Jan. 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
January 20

Trump efforts to prevent release of documents related to Jan. 6 denied

The U.S. Supreme Court denied former President Donald Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of hundreds of documents to the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.
January 20
VIDEO: Trump efforts to prevent release of documents related to Jan. 6 denied
January 19

DOJ on deadline to handover White House records to Jan. 6 committee

The Department of Justice has until 6 p.m. on Wednesday to hand over White House records to the Jan. 6 committee, unless the Supreme Court intervenes.
January 19
VIDEO: DOJ on deadline to handover White House records to Jan. 6 committee
January 19

Prosecutors reveal new details of alleged Jan. 6 plotting by Oath Keepers

The details come in a new court filing aimed at keeping a suspect behind bars.
January 19
A demonstrator wears an Oath Keepers anti-government organization badge on a protective vest during a protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Jan. 5, 2021.
January 19

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Rudy Giuliani

The committee has issued subpoenas for Giuliani and three other members of the Trump legal team who pushed lies about election fraud and tried to pressure states to overturn election results.
January 19
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Rudy Giuliani
January 18

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Giuliani, obtains Eric Trump, Guilfoyle phone records

The committee has also subpoenaed several other Trump allies.
January 18
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reacts during a talk radio show at the WABC studios in New York, Sept. 10, 2021.
January 16

For Oath Keepers and founder, Jan. 6 was weeks in the making

At least 700 people have been charged, mostly with lower-level crimes.
January 16
FILE - Stewart Rhodes, founder of the citizen militia group known as the Oath Keepers, center, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington, on June 25, 2017. The seditious conspiracy case filed this week against members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group marked the boldest attempt so far by the government to prosecute those who attacked the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 15

Founder of far-right militia group, 'Oath Keepers' behind bars

Over 700 people have been arrested and charged with crimes related to the violent Jan. 6 attack.
January 15
VIDEO: Founder of far-right militia group, 'Oath Keepers' behind bars
January 14

Oath Keepers leader makes 1st court appearance following arrest on Jan.6 charges

Stewart Rhodes was arrested Thursday in connection with the Jan. 6 attack.
January 14
This booking photo released by Collin County on Jan. 13, 2022 shows Elmer Stewart Rhodes, III.
January 14

FBI indictment shares alleged details of Oath Keepers leader

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes appeared in court on Friday and is accused of planning the use of force to block the certification of the 2020 election. Rhodes denies all allegations.
January 14
VIDEO: FBI indictment shares alleged details of Oath Keepers leader
January 14

3 more Florida men charged in US Capitol attack

Officials say three more Florida men, one with connections to a rightwing extremist group, have been arrested on charges related to storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021
January 14
January 14

‘Oath Keepers’ founder charged with sedition

Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the “Oath Keepers,” and 10 others were charged with seditious conspiracy in an attempt to breach the U.S, Capitol on Jan. 6.
January 14
VIDEO: ‘Oath Keepers’ founder charged with sedition
January 14

Leader of Oath Keepers militia group arrested in connection to the Jan. 6 riot

In an unsealed indictment, Steward Rhodes, along with 10 other alleged members of the group, were arrested on charges including seditious conspiracy involving the Jan. 6 attacks on the Capitol.
January 14
VIDEO:  Leader of Oath Keepers militia group arrested in connection to the Jan. 6 riot
January 13

GOP leader rejects Jan. 6 committee request to cooperate with investigation

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy rejected defended his refusal to cooperate with the Jan. 6 investigation on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
January 13
VIDEO: GOP leader rejects Jan. 6 committee request to cooperate with investigation
January 13

ABC News Live: Oath Keepers members arrested for Jan. 6 connection

Plus, President Joe Biden’s push for voting rights legislation on Capitol Hill, and honoring the life and legacy of Ronnie Spector.
January 13
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Oath Keepers members arrested for Jan. 6 connection
January 13

FBI arrests Oath Keepers leader on charge involving Jan. 6 Capitol attack

The Justice Department indicted Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the Oath Keepers militia group, along with multiple other alleged members on charges of seditious conspiracy related to the Jan. 6 attack.
January 13
VIDEO: FBI arrests Oath Keepers leader on charge involving Jan. 6 Capitol attack
January 13

Oath Keepers leader arrested on charge of seditious conspiracy involving Jan. 6

This marks the first Jan. 6 indictment using the seditious conspiracy charge.
January 13
Oath Keepers founder, Stewart Rhodes, speaks during the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, Calif., April 15, 2017.
January 12

GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy says he won't cooperate with Jan. 6 committee

It is not compelling him to provide information or sit before the committee.
January 12
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Dec. 3, 2021.
January 13

DOJ charges Oath Keepers with seditious conspiracy, what’s next?

Political experts weigh in on the DOJ charging members of the Oath Keepers in connection to the Capitol insurrection and Kevin McCarthy’s refusal to cooperate with the Jan. 6 committee.
January 13
VIDEO: DOJ charges Oath Keepers with seditious conspiracy, what’s next?
January 13

McCarthy refuses to cooperate with Jan. 6 probe

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is refusing to cooperate with the House select committee's probe into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
January 13
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is refusing to cooperate with the House select committee's probe into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
January 13

Twitter, Meta among tech giants subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

The House committee has issued subpoenas to Twitter, Meta, Reddit and YouTube.
January 13
FILE - The logo for Twitter appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Nov. 29, 2021. The House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to Twitter, Meta, Reddit and YouTube, demanding documents after lawmakers said the companies' initial responses were inadequate. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 13

McCarthy doubles down on refusal to cooperate with Jan. 6 probe

The GOP leader said he has "nothing else to add" to the committee's probe.
January 13
U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy holds his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Jan. 13, 2022.
January 13

House Minority Leader refuses to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee probe

Rep. Kevin McCarthy says he will not cooperate with the committee’s request to interview him about his communications with President Donald Trump as the riot unfolded.
January 13
VIDEO: House Minority Leader refuses to cooperate with Jan. 6 committee probe
January 12

Jan. 6 panel requests interview from GOP leader Kevin McCarthy

The request seeks information about McCarthy’s conversations with Trump.
January 12
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, pay their respects to former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., during a memorial service in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol as Reid lies in state, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Washington. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool via AP)
January 12

Jan. 6 committee asks GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to voluntarily cooperate

Kevin McCarthy is now the third member of Congress the committee has reached out to for voluntary information about the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
January 12
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee asks GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to voluntarily cooperate
January 11

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump speechwriter, GOP operatives

The committee would like to interview Trump speechwriter Ross Worthington.
January 11
In this file photo taken on Jan. 6, 2021, President Donald Trump speaks to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House in Washington, D.C.
January 11

A year after Jan. 6, the battle continues against extremism in the military

Military-trained rioters highlight a pressing issue for the Pentagon.
January 11
Violent insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 10

Addressing military extremism, 1 year after the Jan. 6 attack

ABC News Martha Raddatz reports on efforts by the Pentagon to tackle extremism after dozens of current and former members of the military participated in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
January 10
VIDEO: Addressing military extremism, 1 year after the Jan. 6 attack
January 10

Ohio Rep. Jordan rejects Jan. 6 panel request for interview

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, one of former President Donald Trump’s closest allies in Congress, has rejected a request for an interview by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection
January 10
FILE - U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks as Attorney General Merrick Garland appears before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of the United States Department of Justice, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jordan, one of former President Donald Trump’s closest allies in Congress, on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, rejected a request for an interview by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection. (Michaels Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File)
January 09

We must 'defend our democratic institutions against all enemies': Raskin

George Stephanopoulos interviews Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., on "This Week."
January 09
VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Rep. Jamie Raskin
January 09

Addressing military extremism 1 year after Jan. 6 attack

Martha Raddatz reports on the rise of extremism among the nation’s veterans on "This Week."
January 09
VIDEO: Addressing military extremism 1 year after Jan. 6 attack
January 09

I buy that Jan. 6 strengthened Trump's hold on the Republican Party: Silver

538's Nate Silver breaks down the Republican Party's loyalty to former President Donald Trump on "This Week."
January 09
VIDEO: I buy that Jan. 6 strengthened Trump's hold on the Republican Party: Silver
January 09

Trump could be prosecuted if DOJ has evidence: GOP Sen. Rounds

George Stephanopoulos interviews Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., on "This Week."
January 09
VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Sen. Mike Rounds
January 08

Intel reports repeatedly failed to forecast Capitol riot

Intelligence reports compiled by the U.S. Capitol Police in the days before last year’s insurrection envisioned only an improbable or remote risk of violence
January 08
FILE - With the Washington Monument in the background, people attend a rally in support of President Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Intelligence reports compiled by the U.S. Capitol Police in the days before last year's insurrection envisioned only an improbable or remote risk of violence, even as other assessments warned that crowds of potentially tens of thousands of pro-Trump demonstrators could converge in Washington to create a dangerous situation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
January 07

One year later: Jan. 6 insurrection

Remembering the riot that took place last January at the Capitol and the legislative challenges President Biden faced when he entered office.
January 07
VIDEO: One year later: January 6th Insurrection
January 07

Capitol police officers relive painful memories of Jan. 6 attack

ABC's Terry Moran hears a firsthand account from Capitol Police Lt. Ted Hopkins, who recalls the trauma of the Jan. 6 insurrection.
January 07
VIDEO: Capitol police officers relive painful memories of Jan. 6 attack
January 07

Lawmakers mark somber anniversary of Jan. 6 Capitol riot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a moment of silence on the floor on Thursday as the country remembered one year since the insurrection on Capitol Hill.
January 07
VIDEO: Lawmakers mark somber anniversary of Jan. 6 Capitol riot
January 07

Rep. Liz Cheney leaves House chamber with her father, former VP Dick Cheney

“I think a party who is enthralled to a cult personality is a party that is dangerous for the country," Rep. Liz Cheney said as she left the House.
January 07
“I think a party who is enthralled to a cult personality is a party that is dangerous for the country," Rep. Liz Cheney said as she left the House.
January 06

Dick Cheney says he's 'deeply disappointed' in GOP leadership at Jan. 6 anniversary

He spoke with ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl.
January 06
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and Rep. Liz Cheney recite the pledge of allegiance on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, on Jan. 6, 2021.
January 06

Sen. Mark Warner: ‘I saw the chaos that was created’

ABC News' Linsey Davis speaks with Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Mark Warner on his reflections on the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, one year later.
January 06
VIDEO: Sen. Mark Warner: ‘I saw the chaos that was created’
January 05

Here's what's happening at the Capitol to mark 1 year since the Jan. 6 attack

Thursday's events range from testimony to prayer and a panel discussion.
January 05
Gates stand in front of the Capitol amidst police taking steps to heighten security for the anniversary of the riots in Washington, Jan. 4, 2022.
January 06

Homegrown: Standoff to Rebellion

How the road to January 6 began as early as 2014 on a ranch in Nevada.
January 06
VIDEO: Homegrown: Standoff to Rebellion
January 07

Family torn apart by the Jan. 6 insurrection takes steps to reconnect

Outside of Dallas, Texas, a 19-year-old was estranged from his family after he tipped off the FBI that his father took part in the Jan. 6 riot. The family moves toward healing.
January 07
VIDEO:  Family torn apart by the Jan. 6 insurrection takes steps to reconnect
January 06

Trump becoming ‘a diminished man’: Former GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with former Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock about the Jan. 6 attack investigation and the toll the insurrection took on Capitol police officers
January 06
VIDEO: Trump becoming ‘a diminished man’: Former GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock
January 06

The nation’s capital remembers Jan. 6, one year later

Key moments from the remembrances in Washington, D.C., mark one year since the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
January 06
VIDEO: The nation’s capital remembers Jan. 6, one year later
January 06

DC police officer remembers letter from 10-year-old girl

A year after the Jan. 6 insurrection, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges recalls the support he received, including a letter from Emma Jablonski, 10, of Billings, Montana.
January 06
VIDEO: DC police officer remembers letter from 10-year-old girl
January 07

Lawmakers, America reflects on the 1 year anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection

A year after supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in hopes of overturning the 2020 election, President Joe Biden and other lawmakers spoke on how to move forward.
January 07
VIDEO:  Lawmakers, America reflects on the 1 year anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection
January 06

Democratic congressman gives eyewitness testimony on Capitol insurrection

Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn., shares what he calls difficult memories from the Jan. 6 attack and explains what his idea of justice looks like.
January 06
VIDEO: Democratic congressman gives eyewitness testimony on Capitol insurrection
January 06

Rep. Adam Schiff: ‘We could lose our democracy’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff, a member of the Jan. 6 Select Committee, on threats to American democracy on the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection.
January 06
VIDEO: Rep. Adam Schiff: ‘We could lose our democracy’
January 06

Capitol police officers relive painful memories of January 6th attack

ABC's Terry Moran hears a first-hand account from Capitol police Lieutenant Ted Hopkins, who recalls the trauma left behind from the January 6th insurrection.
January 06
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