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January 6

The guide documents the government investigation of the Capitol storming by Trump supporters on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

Investigation started 2.23.2021



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
Video Recording


  • 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


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

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


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


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]


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