insurrection

ND & MN congressional delegations describe what they saw during the capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – One year ago former President Trump held a “Stop The Steal” rally. Some of his supporters broke into the U.S. capitol while the Senate was certifying election results. “I have vivid memories of being on the Senate floor and watching the Vice President being quickly moved off of the Senate floor trying to understand what was happening…

President Biden remarks on the anniversary of the January 6th Capitol riots

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden and members of Congress are solemnly marking the first anniversary of the U.S. Capitol insurrection. Lawmakers are holding events Thursday to reflect on the violent attack by supporters of President Donald Trump last Jan. 6. The ceremonies will be widely attended by Democrats, but almost every Republican on Capitol Hill will be absent. It’s…

Moorhead man sentenced for participating in Jan. 6 attack at U.S Capitol

Jordan Stotts in Capitol Jordan Stotts tweet WASHINGTON (KVRR) – A federal judge has sentenced a Moorhead man to two years’ probation after pleading guilty to charges connected to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. In a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, 31-year-old Jordan Stotts pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a…

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 6 more Trump associates in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – A committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to six associates of former President Donald Trump who were involved in his efforts to overturn his defeat in the 2020 election, further escalating the panel’s probe into the origins of the violent attack. The panel’s chairman, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, said in a statement Monday…

Sources: Rep. Kelly Armstrong Selected for January 6 Select Committee on Insurrection

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong has been picked to serve on the new select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol. He was picked along with four others by House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy. An official announcement is expected soon. Associated Press says McCarthy selected Indiana congressman Jim Banks to be the top…

Update: FBI arrests Moorhead man in connection with riot at U.S. Capitol

Jordan Stotts in Capitol Jordan Stotts tweet MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – The FBI arrested a Moorhead man on charges related to the occupation at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Thirty-one-year-old Jordan Stotts turned himself in to authorities Friday in northern Minnesota. Stotts is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. Stotts made…

Heitkamp: Remove Trump now

MANDAN, N.D. (KVRR) – Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says President Trump needs to be removed from office. “Absolutely” Heitkamp said in an interview with KVRR News. “This is not a normal time. Anyone who thinks this is a normal time, recalculate your thinking and think about whether that person should be allowed to sit behind the resolute…