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January 6

This guide documents the government investigation of the Capitol breach on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

Investigation started 2.23.2021

 

Pelosi draft proposal to establish the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex, and for other purposes PDF

 

4.16.2021 Lofgren Statement on 100 Days Since January 6. Press Release
4.15.2021

Committee on House Administration
Oversight Of The United States Capitol Police And Preparations For And Response To The Attack Of January 6th.
Testimony of Mr. Michael A. Bolton, Inspector General, United States Capitol Police.

Hearing Video Recording

United States Capitol Police Inspector General Summary and Recommendations Report 1 PDF
United States Capitol Police Inspector General Summary and Recommendations Report 2 PDF

Notice of Hearing PDF

4.14.2021

Prepared statement of Inspector General Michael A Bolton of the United States Capitol Police for Committee on House Administration April 15, 2021.
Statment PDF 

3.25.2021

Seven House committees launched a sweeping investigation into the federal government's handling of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. In letters to 16 agencies across the Executive Branch and Congress, the committees demanded all relevant documents and messages from Dec. 1, 2020, to Jan. 20, 2021.
Letter text PDF

3.3.2021

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing to examine the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.
Statement by United States Capitol Police Captain Carneysha C. Mendoza PDF
Hearing Video Recording

Witnesses 

  • Jill Sanborn

    Assistant Director, Counterterrorism Division
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Sanborn statement PDF

  • Robert G. Salesses

    Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary for Homeland Defense and Global Security
    U.S. Department of Defense
    Salesses statement PDF

  • Major General  William J. Walker, USA

    Commanding General
    District of Columbia National Guard
    Walker statement PDF

3.2.2021

Committee on the Judiciary 
Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation: the January 6 Insurrection, Domestic Terrorism, and Other Threats
Testimony:
Christopher A. Wray
Director
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Wray statement PDF
Video Recording



Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) (Download PDF)

2.25.2021

U.S. Capitol Police and House Sergeant at Arms, Security Failures on January 6
The House Appropriation Committee: Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
Video Recording 

Witnesses:

Yogananda Pittman 
Acting Chief of Police, 
Chief Pittman Bio [PDF]
Chief Pittman Statement [PDF]

Timothy Blodgett
 Acting Sergeant at Arms, 
Tim Blodgett Bio [PDF]
Tim Blodgett Testimony [PDF]

2.23.2021

Examining the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, Part I
The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Rules and Administration 

Capitol security officials testimony. 

Video Recording 

Member Statements
Chairman  Gary C. Peters D (MI)
Download Statement (140.6 KB)

Ranking Member  Rob Portman R (OH)
Download Statement (114 KB


Witnesses written testimonies