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Capitol riot defendant flips to help prosecutors

At least one of the Capitol riot defendants has flipped against the Proud Boys, agreeing to provide information that could allow the Justice Department to bring a more severe charge against the group's leadership, according to an attorney involved in the case.

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Mother of injured officer to riot accomplices: How dare you?

After former President Trump falsely claimed that Capitol rioters were "hugging and kissing" police, CNN's Don Lemon speaks with the mother of one of the officers injured in the attack to set the record straight about the January 6 insurrection.

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Mother of police officer injured in Capitol riot says she's outraged by Trump's lie that his supporters were 'hugging and kissing' cops during attack

The mother of a DC Police officer who was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Monday that she and her family are outraged by former President Donald Trump's claim that his supporters were "hugging and kissing" officers during the riot and that the mob posed "zero threat."

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Mick Mulvaney responds to Trump's 'zero threat' riot comments

Mick Mulvaney, former chief of staff under President Donald Trump, responds to Trump's comments about "zero threat" of violence at the January 6 Capitol riot. Mulvaney tells CNN's Pamela Brown it was wrong to make those comments when people lost their lives as a result.

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Opinion: Trump's big lie could backfire in Georgia

Remember all those scenes of the Capitol rioters giving police officers group hugs? How about those photos of the insurrectionists planting big kisses on their cheeks? No? Oh. Maybe that's because they are a figment of Donald Trump's imagination.

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DEA agent says he was wrongly fired for being at Capitol riot

A US Drug Enforcement Administration agent suspended for being at the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Tuesday that he has since been fired from the agency and is now "the subject of a criminal investigation," even though he claims he "never even stepped foot on the stairs of the Capitol building."

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What sedition charges may mean

CNN's Elie Honig breaks down what it may mean for sedition charges to be levied in the Capitol riot investigation.

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