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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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Jury to decide how much Rudy Giuliani must pay election workers he defamed

Rudy Giuliani goes to trial to determine how much he must pay former Georgia election workers he defamed with baseless claims they committed fraud in the 2020 election.

Federal appeals court upholds but narrows the gag order in Trump's D.C. election interference case

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld but narrowed the gag order that had been imposed on former President Donald Trump in his election interference case prohibiting him from making critical comments about potential witnesses and prosecutors.

Trump appeals ruling denying his immunity claims in his federal election interference case

The former president’s lawyers also requested that all further proceedings in the case be paused until his appeal is resolved.

Candidate for Santos' old seat is convicted on Jan. 6 charges after testifying he had 'no idea' Congress met in the Capitol

Prosecutors said Philip Sean Grillo, who is running for the seat previously held by George Santos, had videotaped himself during the 2021 attack on the Capitol.

Ex-police chief who spread Jan. 6 conspiracy theories is sentenced to 11 years in Capitol riot case

Alan Hostetter, a former California police chief who spread conspiracy theories about Jan. 6, was sentenced to prison for his role in the Capitol attack.

Vivek Ramaswamy promotes Jan. 6 conspiracy theory by suggesting it was 'an inside job'

The GOP presidential candidate and entrepreneur has also waded into conspiracy theories about 9/11.

DOJ charges four Russian soldiers with war crimes related to Ukraine invasion

The Justice Department has charged four Russian soldiers with war crimes in connection with the invasion of Ukraine.

Rudy Giuliani skips hearing in election worker defamation case, drawing judge's ire

Rudy Giuliani skipped out on a court hearing Tuesday ahead of his defamation trial, drawing the ire of a federal judge.

Speaker Mike Johnson says he's blurring Jan. 6 footage so rioters don't get charged

Speaker Mike Johnson said Tuesday that House Republicans are blurring faces in footage from the Jan. 6 Capitol attack so DOJ cannot charge them.

Judge blasts 'nonsense' claim by Rudy Giuliani ahead of election worker defamation trial

A judge overseeing a jury trial in two Georgia election workers' defamation case against Rudy Giuliani called one of his pre-trial arguments "nonsense."

Former Olympic swimmer Klete Keller sentenced to home confinement in Jan. 6 case

Klete Keller “was in a unique position to know better" than to act the way he did during the Capitol attack, prosecutors said.