Farnoush Amiri, WQAD

Farnoush Amiri


Columbus, OH, United States

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Past articles by Farnoush:

House elects McCarthy speaker on 15th ballot

McCarthy finally crossed the majority threshold on the 15th ballot after floor tensions boiled over between McCarthy and holdout Matt Gaetz. → Read More

What to watch as Jan. 6 committee wraps up its investigation

On Monday, the House committee will make its last case to the American people about the unprecedented effort by former President Trump to overturn the 2020 election. → Read More

Details released for final Jan. 6 committee hearing

The committee is expected to release its final report on Wednesday, which could include hundreds of pages of findings about the attack on Jan. 6, 2021. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel issues subpoena to Trump, demanding he testify

It is unclear how Trump and his legal team will respond to the subpoena. → Read More

Jan. 6 hearing promises 'surprising' details before election

Unlike past hearings, this one is not expected to feature live witnesses, though the panel is expected to share information from its recent interviews. → Read More

Watch live: Jan. 6 panel probes Trump's 187 minutes as Capitol attacked

The hearing will show never-before-seen outtakes of a Jan. 7 video that White House aides pleaded for Trump to make as a message of national healing for the country. → Read More

Former Trump aides expected to testify at next Jan. 6 hearing

Matthew Pottinger and Sarah Matthews are expected to testify during the committee's eighth and possibly final hearing this summer. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Secret Service for erased texts

The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol attack has subpoenaed the Secret Service for text messages agents reportedly deleted around Jan. 6, 2021. → Read More

Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone to testify at Jan 6. hearing

The former White House counsel is said to have stridently and repeatedly warned Donald Trump and his allies against their efforts to challenge the election. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel to hear from Raffensperger, others Trump pushed

The panel will focus on how Trump pressured battleground state officials to reject state tallies and electors, all fueled by his false claims of election fraud. → Read More

Capitol officer recounts Jan. 6 'war scene' in her testimony

The first public hearing by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection included raw testimony from Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards. → Read More

11-year-old Uvalde survivor: 'I don't want it to happen again'

The gun violence hearing included Miah Cerrillo, a 4th-grader who covered herself in her dead classmate’s blood and played dead to survive the Uvalde shooting. → Read More

Son of Buffalo victim delivers emotional plea for Congress to act on guns

Garnell Whitfield Jr. pushed members of Congress to address the "cancer of white supremacy" and the gun violence epidemic sweeping the country. → Read More

McCarthy, GOP lawmakers escalate standoff with Jan. 6 panel

The House Minority Leader claims the committee does not have authority to subpoena lawmakers under House rules. → Read More

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

The Senate vote failed along party lines, raising fresh doubts about the possibility of robust debate, let alone a compromise, on gun safety measures. → Read More

Biden roasts Trump and himself at correspondents’ dinner

The president took the opportunity to make light of the criticism he has faced and take aim at his predecessor, the GOP and the members of the press. → Read More

Who was at the State of the Union? The scene at the US Capitol

Signs of partisan tensions flared as soon as Biden touted his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which not a single Republican supported. → Read More

National Archives: Trump took classified items to Mar-a-Lago

House lawmakers had opened an investigation into the documents and the National Archives has reportedly asked the Justice Department to look into the matter. → Read More

Sen. Ben Ray Luján to be out 4-6 weeks; Biden agenda in 50-50 Senate at risk

Luján, 49, is expected to make a full recovery from a stroke. His unexpected absence highlights the Democrats' fragile majority in the Senate. → Read More

Jan. 6 panel requests interview from GOP leader Kevin McCarthy

The request seeks information about McCarthy’s conversations with Trump “before, during and after” the riot, including one that was reportedly heated. → Read More