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Ryan J. Reilly

Ryan J. Reilly is a justice reporter for NBC News and the author of “Sedition Hunters: How January 6th Broke the Justice System.”

Ryan J. Reilly is a justice reporter for NBC News and the author of “Sedition Hunters: How January 6th Broke the Justice System.”

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FBI arrests man on Jan. 6 assault charges with help of online sleuths and matching moles

FBI arrests Thomas "Tommy" Joseph Kelly, Jr. and charges him with assaulting law enforcement on Jan. 6, 2021.

GOP lawmakers conflate standard FBI policies with an assassination attempt on Trump

The online remarks from Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar came after Donald Trump posted about the FBI's search of his Mar-a-Lago resort in 2022.

Jan. 6 rioter who pushed through tear gas inside Capitol advances to House GOP runoff in Georgia

Jan. 6 Capitol rioter Chuck Hand advances to a runoff GOP primary election for a House seat in Georgia, NBC News projects.

Conservative scion Brent Bozell IV sentenced to nearly 4 years in Jan. 6 case

A man whose family members were key architects of the American conservative movement was sentenced sentenced Friday for his role in the Jan. 6 riot.

Sen. Dick Durbin says Justice Alito should recuse in Trump cases because of upside-down flag

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Friday that Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito should recuse himself from cases related to the 2020 election after a new report said an upside-down American flag flew outside his home in the days after the Jan.

Biden moves to block release of audio of his classified documents interview with special counsel Hur

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has asserted executive privilege over audio recordings of his interview with special counsel Robert Hur, the Republican federal prosecutor who declined to recommend charges against him over his handling of classified documents.
8d ago

Biden and Trump: Compare where they stand on key issues

The 2024 presidential election will give voters a stark choice between Biden and Trump. See where they stand on issues like taxes, EVs, climate change, TikTok and more.

Jan. 6 felony rioter Derrick Evans loses GOP House primary in West Virginia

GOP Rep. Carol Miller fended off a challenge from Evans, who was sentenced to three months in prison for his role in the Capitol attack.

'Are you crazy?': Republican police officer grapples with Jan. 6 during 'Sedition Panda' trial

Prince George’s County Cpl. Scott Ainsworth testified in the trial of Jesse James Rumson, a Jan. 6 defendant who wore a panda costume head during the Capitol attack.

Congress blew the deadline for a plaque honoring Jan. 6 officers by over a year

Congress has missed a deadline to put up a plaque honoring law enforcement who fought to defend the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, by more than a year.
14d ago

Speaker Mike Johnson and Trump allies who tried to overturn the 2020 election roll out voting 'integrity' bill

House Speaker Mike Johnson and conservatives who tried to overturn the 2020 election introduced a Donald Trump-backed voting bill Wednesday.