U.S. Capitol Attack
The timeline of events and investigations around the U.S. Capitol attack on January 6, 2021

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January 03

Police chief confident Capitol won’t see attack like Jan. 6 again

The chief sat down with ABC News' Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas.
January 03
Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger answers questions at his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 27, 2021.
January 02

Congressman recalls Jan. 6 attack: 'I figured, Well, this is it'

"It just hit me that I was having that phone call you hear about."
January 02
Rep. Dan Kildee speaking at a press conference about the extension of federal unemployment benefits, July 24, 2020, in Washington.
January 02

Majority of Americans think Jan. 6 attack threatened democracy: POLL

Most Americans condemn it and believe Trump is at least partially to blame.
January 02
Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump swarm the Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 02

Jan. 6 committee chairman says attack 'appeared to be a coordinated effort'

The one-year anniversary of the attacks is approaching.
January 02
January 6th committee chairman Bennie Thompson testifies before the House Committee on Rules on a resolution recommending that the House find former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress at the Capitol, Dec. 14, 2021.
December 13

Texts show Trump Jr., Fox hosts pleaded with Meadows: Get Trump to stop Jan. 6 attack

Trump's son said, "He has to lead now," adding, "it has gone too far..."
December 13
In this Oct. 30, 2020, file photo, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks on his phone as he waits for President Donald Trump to depart the White House in Washington, D.C.
December 17

Trump ally Roger Stone invokes 5th Amendment in appearance before Jan. 6 committee

Stone said he exercised his Fifth Amendment rights in response to all questions.
December 17
Former  President Donald Trump campaign advisor Roger Stone gestures as he leave following his deposition before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, , Dec. 17, 2021.
December 13

Jan. 6 rally organizers sue Verizon to stop release of cell phone records

The House Jan. 6 committee had subpoenaed the records as part of its probe.
December 13
Violent insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021.
December 09

'Stop the Steal' organizer sits for 8-hour interview with Jan. 6 committee

Ali Alexander said he was "truthful" with the committee.
December 09
Stop the Steal organizer Ali Alexander returns to a conference room for a deposition meeting on Capitol Hill with the House select committee investigating the January 6th attack, Washington, Dec. 09, 2021.
December 12

Jan. 6 events ‘were driven from the top’: Christie

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on “This Week.”
December 12
VIDEO: Jan. 6 events ‘were driven from the top’: Christie
December 06

Pence's former chief of staff subpoenaed by Jan 6. committee

Short has indicated he would respect Trump's invocation of executive privilege.
December 06
In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence, takes a phone call in New York.
December 01

First video of FBI's interrogation with alleged Capitol rioter released

Danny Rodriguez broke down in tears admitting he tased a police officer.
December 01
FILE PHOTO: A mob of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump fight with members of law enforcement at a door they broke open as they storm the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo
November 17

'QAnon Shaman' sentenced to more than 3 years in prison for role in Jan. 6 attack

The sentence matches the longest handed down to any Jan. 6 participant so far.
November 17
A protester, identified as Jacob Anthony Chansley, a.k.a. Jake Angeli, of Arizona, screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on Jan. 06, 2021.
January 10

A visual timeline on how the attack on Capitol Hill unfolded

Rioters from a Trump rally stormed the U.S. Capitol as Congress was in session.
January 10
Supporters of President Donald Trump climb on walls at the U.S. Capitol during a protest against the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by Congress, in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 13

Rioter seen wearing 'Camp Auschwitz' hoodie during Capitol siege arrested

Robert Keith Packer, 56, has a lengthy arrest record in Virginia.
January 13
A man wearing a hoodie that reads, "Camp Auschwitz" and "Work Brings Freedom," is pictured in an image made from ITV News video on Jan. 6, 2020, during the riot in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. The man was later identified by law enforcement as Robert Keith Packer, who was taken into custody Jan. 13, 2021 in Newport News, Va.
January 12

Experts say echo chambers from apps like Parler contributed to attack on Capitol

"Break into Congress and kill the swamp creatures," one user said on Parler.
January 12
A protester takes a photo with police officers in riot gear that are dispersing protesters who are gathering at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.
January 09

Police records shed light on those arrested in Capitol siege

Prosecutors have already prepared 55 cases, with more expected to be filed.
January 09
Pro-Trump protesters breached security at the Capitol and disrupt members of Congress convened to debate the certification of the election in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021.
January 08

The mental toll of the Capitol siege on the American psyche

Experts warn the attack could take a toll on the nation’s mental health.
January 08
Supporters of President Donald Trump clash with police officers in front of the  Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 2021.
January 09

Capitol attack another reminder of 'two Americas' that exist: OPINION

Currently there's a lot of finger-pointing going on in our country.
January 09
Supporters of President Donald Trump walk through the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.