Congress Investigates the Capitol Insurrection

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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

The Aftermath, Episode 4: A Bipartisan Interlude, Natalie K. Orpett (Aug. 9, 2022)

The Lessons—and Limits—of the Jan. 6 Committee, Quinta Jurecic and Molly E. Reynolds (Aug. 5, 2022)

Correcting Misconceptions About the Electoral Count Reform Act, Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith (July 24, 2022)

Lawfare No Bull: Day Eight of the Jan. 6 Committee Hearings, Elena Kagan (July 22, 2022)

Livestream: Jan. 6 Select Committee Hearing Day Eight, Benjamin Pollard (July 21, 2022)

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