Questions tagged [capitol-riot-investigation]

Questions relating to the riot on January 6, 2021 during which the United States Capitol was stormed. Use with the [united-states] tag.

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What are some non-conspiratorial legal reasons Jill Sanborn answered "I can't answer that" to the question of federal agents at Jan 6th? [closed]

Ted Cruz asked Jill Sandborn, the executive assistant director of the National Security Branch, whether or not federal agents were involved in planning or perpetrating the Jan 6th incident in a Senate ...
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First day a 2022 US congress could vote to shut down Jan 6th commission? How quickly after could the commission be effectively curtailed or shut down?

After about 02:36 in the CNN video Retired generals warn an insurrection could succeed next time, Seung Min Kim, Washington Post White House reporter says (my transcription): ...and obviously this ...
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Is it justified for one party to dominate in a panel that is commissioned to investigate a national matter? [closed]

The House Jan-6 investigation committee consists of 9 house representatives, 7 are Democrats, only two are Republicans. Note that the original plan called for 10 members with half from Democrats and ...
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What is the purpose of the House investigation of what happened at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6th 2021?

What is the overall purpose of the House investigation of the events that occurred at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021? Is this investigation being conducted to decide whether new Articles ...
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Isn't the January 6 Commission redundant considering the investigative powers of existing agencies?

President Biden has control over all federal agencies, several of which have investigative/police powers; he could order them to investigate anything. So what is the point of the National Commission ...