On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.
"I once said the party of Lincoln and Reagan is off taking a nap,” former Republican House speaker John Boehner wrote on Thursday. “The nap has become a nightmare for our nation."
The rioting raises serious questions about security at the Capitol for future events and the treatment of mainly white Trump supporters, who were allowed to roam through the building for hours.
Jenniffer González said she would not support the president for reelection, if he runs again in 2024, after inciting violence on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) called the ambush by Trump supporters "a historically dangerous attack on our democracy incited by the violent rhetoric of a treacherous President."
After much delay, President Trump signs COVID relief aid that will also go toward government agencies through September and contains other end-of-session priorities such as an increase in food stamp benefits.
When the president-elect assumes office, his administration will be allowed to terminate or modify contracts with the construction firms building the wall.