Testimony last week from former Capitol security officials raises important questions about the FBI’s performance of its own function.
The hearing was polite, informative and moving—and nonetheless reflected the post-truth world in which Republican senators choose to live.
A summary of each day’s trial proceedings with analysis and reflections.
Could Congress build a kind of distributed truth commission on the back of a system that already investigates misconduct in every important agency in the federal government: the network of inspectors general?
Besides offering a definitive account of the events leading up to the storming of the Capitol and the attack itself, what should an investigative commission devoted to Jan. 6 look at?
The bipartisan impeachment vote is an important and necessary step. But it fits President Trump’s final days only awkwardly.
Yes, Devin Nunes got some things right. But his famous memo also contained blatant and intentional falsehoods, and even its truths were in service of a larger lie.