Congress Investigates the Capitol Insurrection

 Back to the Capitol Insurrection Homepage

Several congressional committees, including the specially-designated House select committee, are undertaking massive investigations into what happened on Jan. 6 when thousands of former President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol during the congressional certification of now-President Biden’s electoral victory. 

Here you can find our recent coverage of the congressional response and investigations. Use the buttons below to navigate to pages compiling hearings and significant documents of the House select committee or other congressional committees. 

Primary Sources

 Select Committee Documents  Select Committee Hearing Videos
 Other Congressional Documents  Other Congressional Hearing Videos


Recent Lawfare Coverage

Former Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Indicted for Contempt of Congress, Bryce Klehm (Nov. 12, 2021)

Why the Justice Department is Taking So Long to Indict Steve Bannon, Jonathan Shaub and Benjamin Wittes (Nov. 11, 2021)

The Jan. 6 Committee Should Take Its Time With Mark Meadows, Jonathan Shaub (Nov. 2, 2021)

The Lawfare Podcast: Everything You Wanted to Know About Executive Privilege But Were Afraid to Ask, Jen Patja Howell (Oct. 20, 2021)

Jan. 6 Committee Releases Contempt Report on Steve Bannon, Rohini Kurup (Oct. 19, 2021)

View all