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Ryan J. Reilly

Ryan J. Reilly is a justice reporter for NBC News.

Ryan J. Reilly is a justice reporter for NBC News.

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5d ago

Top Jan. 6 investigator says FBI, other agencies could have done more to repel Capitol mob had they acted on intel

The Jan. 6 committee concluded the FBI and other agencies could have done more to repel the Capitol mob had they acted on intel, the lead investigator told NBC News.

Man sentenced to over 6 years in the Jan. 6 assault on Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick

One of the men charged with assaulting Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick on Jan. 6 was sentenced to over 6 years in prison on Friday.
30d ago

Biden and lawmakers mark Jan. 6 anniversary with ceremonies at White House and Capitol

President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats held solemn ceremonies at the White House and the Capitol to mark the second anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot.

Convicted Jan. 6 riot attendee running for Congress in W.V.

Derrick Evans, a former West Virginia state lawmaker who was convicted for attending the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, is running for Congress.

The feds say they're in for the long haul in the Jan. 6 investigation. There is a time limit.

The federal probe into Jan. 6 has led to 900-plus arrests, nearly 500 guilty pleas and more seditious conspiracy convictions than the U.S. has seen in decades.

Feds boost reward to $500K for information on Capitol pipe bomber

Federal investigators increased the reward for information on the person who left two pipe bombs near the Capitol the day before the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
37d ago

Jan. 6 transcripts detail numerous warning signs of potential for violence before Capitol attack

Interviews with law enforcement officials released by the Jan. 6 committee reveal the panel learned numerous security concerns had been raised before the attack
38d ago

Pro-Trump protester Ray Epps told Jan. 6 committee 'crazy' conspiracy theories tore apart his life

An Arizona man who became the target of online conspiracy theories after he joined protesters outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, told a House committee that

Judge says Trump may have been urging supporters to 'do something more' than protest on Jan. 6

A judge indicated that Trump's "fight like hell" remarks on Jan. 6 could have signaled to supporters that he wanted them "to do something more" than protest.
39d ago

Jan. 6 response would have been 'vastly different' if rioters were Black, House sergeant at arms told investigators

The House sergeant at arms told the Jan. 6 committee that the law enforcement response would have looked much different had the rioters been Black Americans.

Intel community escapes major criticism by Jan. 6 committee for missing 'foreseeable' Capitol violence

The Jan. 6 committee report's appendix on the intelligence and law enforcement failures ahead of the Jan. 6 attack highlights new information about missed