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Baltimore, MD, United States

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Past articles by Luke:

Jan. 6 panel’s final report blames riot on ‘one man:’ Trump

The report describes “a multipart plan to overturn the 2020 presidential election” and offers recommendations for steps to assure nothing like it could happen again. → Read More

Jan. 6 Panel plans vote on referring Donald Trump for criminal charges

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol plans to consider issuing criminal referrals against former President Donald Trump and his top allies during a final meeting Monday as it prepares to release a report laying out its findings about the attempt to overturn the 2020 election. → Read More

Trump Sues to Block Subpoena From Jan. 6 Committee

The former president filed suit against the House committee investigating the attack on the Capitol, seeking to block the panel’s subpoena that required him to testify and hand over documents. → Read More

Trump hotels charged Secret Service exorbitant rates, House inquiry finds

The Trump Organization charged the Secret Service up to $1,185 per night for hotel rooms used by agents protecting former President Donald Trump and his family, according to documents released Monday by the House Oversight Committee. → Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Says Capitol Marcher Toured With G.O.P. Congressman

The committee released surveillance footage of a Capitol complex tour on Jan. 5 and video of a man it said was part of the tour marching toward the Capitol during the riot. → Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Says Capitol Marcher Toured With G.O.P. Congressman

The committee released surveillance footage of a Capitol complex tour on Jan. 5 and video of a man it said was part of the tour marching toward the Capitol during the riot. → Read More

Jan. 6 Panel Delays Wednesday Hearing to Give Staff Time to Prepare

The session had been scheduled to focus on President Donald J. Trump’s effort to use the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election. → Read More

Lawmaker’s Capitol Complex Tour on the Eve of Jan. 6 Was Innocent, Police Say

The tour led by Representative Barry Loudermilk of Georgia, which had come under scrutiny by the Jan. 6 committee, was a “visit by constituents,” the Capitol Police chief wrote. → Read More

Live Updates: Jan. 6 Hearings Will Put Trump at Center of Plot That Resulted in Capitol Riot

The House panel investigating the attack will open its landmark series of public hearings with video testimony from people close to the former president and footage revealing the role of the Proud Boys. → Read More

Senate Democrats Warn of G.O.P. Effort to Restrict Abortion Nationwide

The alarms came after Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, called such a ban “possible” if a leaked Supreme Court opinion became final and his party gained control in Washington. → Read More

Federal Judge Finds Trump Likely Committed Crimes Over 2020 Election

“The illegality of the plan was obvious,” the judge wrote in a civil case, referring to the former president’s efforts to persuade Vice President Mike Pence to upend the certification of the Electoral College results. → Read More

U.S. lawmakers say they are largely opposed to a no-fly zone over Ukraine.

Members of both parties said such a move would risk drawing the United States into a conflict with Russia, another nuclear power. → Read More

Investigators Find Gaps in White House Logs of Trump’s Jan. 6 Calls

Sparse call records are the latest obstacle facing the House panel, which is trying to document what President Trump was doing during the attack on Congress. → Read More

Trump had role in weighing proposals to seize voting machines

New accounts show that former President Trump was involved in plans to use his national security agencies to seize voting machines as he grasped unsuccessfully for evidence of fraud that would help him reverse his defeat in the 2020 election. → Read More

What the Trump Documents Might Tell the Jan. 6 Committee

Following last week’s Supreme Court ruling, the House panel has received material that it hopes could flesh out how the attack on the Capitol came about. → Read More

A long, hard year for Republicans who voted to impeach after Jan. 6

In the year since the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, none of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump have been able to avoid the consequences of a miscalculation about the direction of their party. → Read More

House Panel Asks Sean Hannity of Fox News to Cooperate in Jan. 6 Inquiry

The committee told Mr. Hannity it had obtained “dozens of text messages” he exchanged with senior Trump White House officials around the time of the riot. → Read More

In Capitol’s shadow, Jan. 6 panel quietly ramps up inquiry

In recent weeks, with the anniversary of the riot looming Thursday, the Jan. 6 panel has redoubled its efforts in the face of mounting resistance from the former president. → Read More

Biden Concedes Social Policy Bill Is Stalled as Immigration Plan Falters

A top Senate official ruled that a measure to grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants must come out of the plan, as President Biden said a final deal would take more time. → Read More

Meadows Was Deeply Involved in Fighting Election Outcome, Jan. 6 Panel Says

The House committee laid out its case for a contempt of Congress charge against Mark Meadows, the chief of staff to former President Donald J. Trump. → Read More