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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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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.

Supreme Court to consider hearing Jan. 6 cases that could affect Trump prosecution

Three men charged in connection with the 2021 attack on the Capitol are seeking to dismiss a charge that's also facing former President Donald Trump.

Jan. 6 rioter asks for early release, says he was ‘manipulated’ by Trump and Fox News

Imprisoned Jan. 6 rioter Mitchell Todd Gardner is seeking early release from prison, saying he was manipulated by Donald Trump and Fox News.

Proud Boy Jan. 6 defendant who shot at law enforcement is sentenced to prison

Nathan Pelham, a Proud Boy who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 and shot at law enforcement officers seeking his surrender, was sentenced to two years in prison.

Mother and son who aided in theft of Pelosi's laptop on Jan. 6 are sentenced

Maryann Mooney-Rondon and her son, Rafael Rondon, who aided in the theft of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop on Jan. 6 were sentenced Wednesday.

Trump wants to use Jan. 6 rioter cases to fight the special counsel’s case against him

Former President Donald Trump's legal team requested information on Jan. 6 and the 2020 election as he fights special counsel Jack Smith's case against him.

Judge denies Trump's 'fishing expedition' to subpoena Jan. 6 committee records

A federal judge overseeing President Donald Trump's upcoming election interference trial said in a ruling Monday that the former president's attempt to subpoena what his legal team dubbed "missing" records from the House Jan. 6 committee appeared to be a "fishing expedition" that was not in good faith.

National Guardsman who feds say went AWOL after Biden’s election is charged with assaulting officers on Jan. 6

WASHINGTON — A former member of the Ohio National Guard, who investigators said went AWOL after President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election, was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday and charged with assaulting officers at the U.S.