Farnoush Amiri, WQAD

Farnoush Amiri


Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Farnoush:

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

'A man alone': McConnell courts Manchin to leave Democrats, join GOP

Manchin has said he still identifies as a Democrat. But if he were to switch, it would fundamentally change the balance of power in Washington. → Read More

Jan. 6 committee seeks interview with GOP Rep. Jim Jordan

The panel said they're seeking information on Jordan's communications with then-President Donald Trump on Jan. 6. → Read More

House holds Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress

Mark Meadows, Donald Trump's former White House chief of staff, joins Steve Bannon in being held in contempt for refusing to cooperate with the Jan. 6 committee. → Read More

Democrats say paid family and medical leave back in bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats that they must "find common ground" on the rest of the House bill. → Read More

Democrats announce deal for lower drug prices in Biden bill

Under the deal, out-of-pocket Medicare costs at capped at $2,000 and the price of insulin will be reduced. → Read More