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

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August 14

Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes

Some are using it as a platform to drum up cash or promote business endeavors.
August 14
FILE - Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. Facing prison time and dire personal consequences for storming the U.S. Capitol, some Jan. 6 defendants are trying to profit from their participation in the deadly riot, using it as a platform to drum up cash, promote business endeavors and boost social media profiles. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
August 11

Watchdog had prepped notice of delays it faced monitoring DHS, Secret Service texts

Leading Democrats are requesting answers and clarity on "inconsistencies."
August 11
In this April 18, 2019, file photo, Dr. Joseph Cuffari, Arizona policy advisor for Military and Veteran Affairs, delivers remarks on behalf of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
August 11

Ex-police officer gets 7-plus years in prison in Jan. 6 case

An off-duty Virginia police officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, with a fellow officer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison
August 11
August 09

Feds ask probation for ex-police officer who stormed Capitol

Federal prosecutors are recommending a sentence of six months' probation for a former Virginia police officer who pleaded guilty to storming the U.S. Capitol with another off-duty officer
August 09
FILE - Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, are recommending a sentence of six months' probation for a former Virginia police officer who pleaded guilty to storming the U.S. Capitol with another off-duty officer. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
August 09

Republicans speak out against FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Many Republicans spoke out against the FBI executing a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
August 09
Many Republicans spoke out against the FBI executing a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
August 09

Trump calls FBI search 'unannounced raid on my home'

Sources said the FBI’s search warrant was approved by a federal judge in relation to an investigation into former President Donald Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified information.
August 09
VIDEO: Trump calls FBI search 'unannounced raid on my home'
August 09

FBI searches Trumps’s Mar-A-Lago estate

ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl discusses the details of the FBI search, and the documents former President Donald Trump allegedly removed from the White House.
August 09
VIDEO: FBI searches Trumps’s Mar-A-Lago estate
August 09

Trump says home was 'under siege' as the FBI executes a search warrant

Richard Frankel, ABC News contributor and former FBI special agent in charge, and investigative reporter Katherine Faulders discuss the latest on the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
August 09
VIDEO: Trump says home was 'under siege' as the FBI executes a search warrant
August 09

Mike Pompeo, Doug Mastriano being interviewed by Jan. 6 committee: Sources

Mastriano's attorney wanted to record the committee or access their recording.
August 09
The House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th hearing in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, June 9, 2022.
August 06

Secret Service hands agents' phone numbers to Jan. 6 committee: Sources

The committee can now determine which agents' call records they want to review.
August 06
A Secret Service agent stands by after Marine One at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., July 10, 2022.
August 05

Feds seek 8-year prison term for officer who stormed Capitol

The sentence would be the longest among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.
August 05
FILE - Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Federal prosecutors are recommending an eight-year prison sentence for an off-duty Virginia police officer who was convicted by a jury of storming the U.S. Capitol. In a court filing Thursday, prosecutors say former Rocky Mount Police Sgt. Thomas Robertson used his law enforcement training to block police officers who were trying to protect the Capitol from a mob’s attack on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
July 03

Not prosecuting Trump for Jan. 6 would fuel a 'much graver threat,' Liz Cheney says

A criminal case could be “difficult” but necessary, Cheney said on "This Week."
July 03
ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl interviews Congresswoman Liz Cheney at The Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. June 29, 2022.
August 04

Dick Cheney defends daughter Liz, slams Trump, in new primary ad

Rep. Liz Cheney defends her seat from a Trump-backed challenger on Aug. 16.
August 04
Rep. Liz Cheney, left, and former Vice President Dick Cheney walk through the Rotunda on the first anniversary of the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.,Jan. 6, 2022.
July 23

New details about the U.S. Capitol attack revealed in the Jan. 6 hearings

More are coming in September as the probe into the Capitol attack continues.
July 23
Demonstrators attempt to enter the Capitol building during a protest, Jan. 6, 2021.
June 29

Dramatic details you may have missed in Tuesday's Jan. 6 hearing

The hearing offered a firsthand account from inside the White House.
June 29
Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson swears in Cassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, during the sixth hearing held by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol, June 28, 2022.
June 21

Dramatic details and key takeaways from Tuesday's Jan. 6 hearing

The panel focused on pressure election officials faced to follow Trump's scheme.
June 21
A transcript of a phone call between former President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger appears on a screen during the fourth hearing on the January 6th investigation at the U.S. Capitol on June 21, 2022 in Washington.
August 04

DHS to pause wiping political appointees' phones after Jan. 6 committee complains

Records of top Trump officials and the Secret Service around Jan. 6 were erased.
August 04
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sign stands at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington, D.C., Feb. 25, 2015.
August 03

Justice Department is investigating Trump's connection to Jan. 6

The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew weighs the implications of a DOJ investigation into former President Donald Trump.
August 03
VIDEO: Justice Department is investigating Trump's connection to Jan. 6
August 03

Former Trump lawyer subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone in its investigation into the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol and efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
August 03
VIDEO: Former Trump lawyer subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee
August 03

Manchin, Collins cite Jan. 6 as they push reforms to 1887 Electoral Count Act

The once obscure law became a focal point of Trump's scheme to remain in power.
August 03
Sen. Joe Manchin and Sen. Susan Collins speak to members of the media after they testified at a hearing on the Electoral Count Act before Senate Rules and Administration Committee at Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill Aug. 3, 2022 in Washington, D.C.
August 03

Federal grand jury subpoenas former Trump White House counsel

Pat Cipollone has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in its investigation into the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol and efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
August 03
VIDEO: Federal grand jury subpoenas former Trump White House counsel
August 02

Pentagon deleted texts from key Trump officials after Jan. 6, watchdog group says

The DOD said in court documents that the phones of ex-employees had been wiped.
August 02
In this July 3, 2022, file photo, an aerial view of the Pentagon is shown.
August 03

Pentagon deleted texts after Jan. 6, watchdog says

A government watchdog group said Tuesday that the Pentagon "wiped" text messages from the cell phones of key Trump administration DOD officials after the Jan. 6 attack.
August 03
A government watchdog group said Tuesday that the Pentagon "wiped" text messages from the cell phones of key Trump administration DOD officials after the Jan. 6 attack.
August 02

Ex-White House counsel subpoenaed by federal grand jury investigating Jan. 6 attack

Pat Cipollone spoke to the House Jan. 6 select committee last month.
August 02
Pat Cipollone attends a briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, March 29, 2020.
August 02

Democrats call for new Homeland Security watchdog, suggest cover-up over Jan. 6 texts

Democrats asked why the missing Secret Service texts were not reported sooner.
August 02
The House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th hearing in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, June 9, 2022.
August 01

1st Capitol rioter to stand trial gets 7 years, the longest Jan. 6 sentence so far

Federal prosecutors had sought a 15-year prison sentence.
August 01
An artist sketch depicts Guy Wesley Reffitt, joined by his lawyer William Welch, right, in Federal Court, in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2022.
August 01

Who should be labeled a terrorist? Jan. 6 sentencing fuels the debate

Critics have called the so-called "terrorism enhancement" an arbitrary tool.
August 01
In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, activist Jessica Reznicek talks with Lee County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Sproul while conducting a personal occupation and protesting the Bakken pipeline, at a pipeline construction site, along the Mississippi River Road near Keokuk, Iowa.
August 01

Jan. 6 rioter sentenced to 7 years in prison

Jan. 6 rioter Guy Wesley Reffitt was sentenced to more than seven years in prison in the first Jan. 6- related sentencing.
August 01
VIDEO: Jan. 6 rioter sentenced to 7 years in prison
August 01

Dems allege cover-up on Secret Service texts, demand records

Top congressional Democrats have requested sit-down interviews and internal documents from the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general
August 01
Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
August 01

1st Capitol rioter to stand trial faces sentencing

Guy Wesley Reffitt, 49, of Wylie, Texas, was convicted by a federal jury in March of all five felony counts in his indictment.
August 01
Guy Wesley Reffitt, 49, of Wylie, Texas, was convicted by a federal jury in March of all five felony counts in his indictment.
July 29

McCarthy claims he can’t recall talking to Cassidy Hutchinson on Jan. 6

The GOP leader said he remembers speaking to Donald Trump and Jared Kushner.
July 29
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 29, 2022.
July 29

Jan. 6 texts reportedly missing from top Trump officials at DHS

A document obtained from a watchdog group claims that texts from former top DHS officials Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli are missing "in defiance of an explicit congressional request and the law."
July 29
VIDEO: Jan. 6 texts reportedly missing from top Trump officials at DHS
July 28

Jan. 6 committee interviews Steven Mnuchin: Sources

ABC News investigative reporter Katherine Faulders joins ABC News Live to discuss the Republican National committee's warning to former President Donald Trump and the latest on the Jan. 6 probe.
July 28
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee interviews Steven Mnuchin: Sources
July 28

Jan. 6 committee expands probe into Trump Cabinet: Sources

Ex-Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin recently sat for an interview, sources say.
July 28
Steven Mnuchin, former U.S. Treasury secretary, speaks at the Qatar Economic Forum in Doha, Qatar, June 21, 2022.
July 27

Man charged in Jan. 6 assault of officer who died pleads guilty to misdemeanors

George Tanios pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges.
July 27
In an image included in an affidavit, the man in the blue coat and bike helmet has been identified by a source as Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, as he reacts to an irritant being sprayed in his face at the Capitol, Jan. 6. 2021.
July 27

Democrats outline 'grave concerns' with figure leading the Secret Service probe

The Secret Service is under scrutiny for deleting messages related to Jan. 6.
July 27
Secret service agents wait as President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Sept. 26, 2021,in Middletown, Pa.
July 27

DOJ investigating Trump as part of Jan. 6 probe

Sources tell ABC News the Department of Justice is examining former President Donald Trump's actions during the attack on the Capitol and attempts to block the certification of the 2020 election.
July 27
VIDEO: DOJ investigating Trump as part of Jan. 6 probe
July 26

DHS inspector general opens probe into Secret Service deleted text messages

Retired Secret Service Senior Special Agent, Donald Mihalek, discusses the Department of Homeland Security’s criminal probe into the deleted text messages tied to the Jan. 6 attack.
July 26
VIDEO: DHS inspector general opens probe into Secret Service deleted text messages
July 27

Ex-White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson cooperating with DOJ's Jan. 6 probe: Sources

Hutchinson recently testified before the House Jan. 6 committee.
July 27
Cassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the sixth hearing by the House Select Committee on the January 6th insurrection, June 28, 2022.
July 27

DOJ looking into Trump's actions in connection with Jan. 6 probe

ABC News has learned that the former president’s actions are now being examined by the Justice Department as part of the criminal investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
July 27
VIDEO: DOJ looking into Trump's actions in connection with Jan. 6 probe
July 26

Man's 63-month prison term matches longest for Capitol riot

A man who attacked police officers with poles during the U.S. Capitol riot has been sentenced to more than five years in prison
July 26
FILE - Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump breach the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. A man who attacked police officers with poles during the U.S. Capitol riot has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. The sentence that U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan gave Mark Ponder on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, matches the longest term of imprisonment so far among hundreds of Capitol riot prosecutions. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
July 26

House Jan. 6 committee in discussions with Mike Pompeo for testimony, sources say

He's tentatively scheduled to speak with them in the coming days, per sources.
July 26
Former U.S. secretary of state Michael Pompeo speaks during a campaign event for U.S. Republican Senate candidate David McCormick, in Danville, Pa., April 20, 2022.
July 26

2 former Pence aides appeared before grand jury about Jan. 6 attack

Sources say the former vice president’s chief of staff and counsel testified in front of a grand jury as the federal investigation into Jan. 6 riot intensifies.
July 26
VIDEO: 2 former Pence aides appeared before grand jury about Jan. 6
July 25

Pence adviser Marc Short: ‘I was subpoenaed and I complied with that subpoena’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with the former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence about his appearance before a grand jury investigating the Jan. 6 attack, and Pence’s midterm campaign efforts.
July 25
VIDEO: Pence adviser Marc Short: ‘I was subpoenaed and I complied with that subpoena’
July 25

Former Pence chief of staff appeared before grand jury probing Jan. 6

Marc Short appeared under subpoena, he told ABC News.
July 25
Former Mike Pence chief of staff Marc Short is seen departing D.C. District Court on July 22, 2022.
July 25

Jan. 6 committee releases new testimony

The Jan. 6 committee released the original transcript written for President Donald Trump on the day after the Capitol riot.
July 25
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee releases new testimony
July 25

Trump removed lines in post-insurrection speech about prosecuting rioters: Committee

On Jan. 7, 2021, he did say rioters had defiled “the seat of ... democracy.”
July 25
A video of former US President Donald Trump recording an address to the nation on January 7, 2021, is displayed on a screen during a hearing in Washington, July 21, 2022.
July 24

Cheney knows Jan. 6 work could cost her seat; says panel may subpoena Ginni Thomas

The Wyoming Republican faces a Trump-backed primary challenge next month.
July 24
Vice Chair Liz Cheney arrives after a break as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, July 21, 2022.
July 25

Jan. 6 committee releases new clips from interviews with Trump aides, advisers

Committee members say the footage shows former President Donald Trump seemed reluctant to rebuke supporters after attack.
July 25
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee releases new clips from interviews with Trump aides, advisers
July 22

Jan. 6 committee focuses on Trump's 'dereliction of duty'

The latest Jan 6. committee focused on former President Donald Trump's actions during the storming of the Capitol, and possible criminal components to his behavior.
July 22
VIDEO: Jan. 6 committee focuses on Trump's 'dereliction of duty'