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Fact check: What's true about the Capitol riot, from antifa to BLM to Chuck Norris

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Here's a roundup of USA TODAY fact-checks related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will consult fellow Democrats about the Senate's readiness to begin former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on charges of inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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McCarthy contradicts himself on Trump's role in insurrection [Video]

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said that former President Donald Trump did not incite the riot at the Capitol earlier this month, contradicting previous comments he made that the President did bear some responsibility for the assault.

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Inauguration poet felt 'enormous responsibility' to reflect on US Capitol riots

Young poet laureate Amanda Gorman has said she felt an "enormous responsibility" to reflect on the violent US Capitol riots in her six-minute poem for the..
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US set to rejoin Paris climate deal after flurry of policy reversals

The new president signed the orders just hours after taking the oath of office at the Capitol.

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Biden calls for US to rejoin Paris climate deal, as one in raft of executive orders

The new president signed the orders just hours after taking the oath of office at the Capitol.

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Trump Supporter Charged With Assault for Spitting on BLM Protester

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House votes to impeach Trump again

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 232-197 to make Donald Trump the first U.S. president ever to be impeached twice, formally charging him with inciting an insurrection just a week after a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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'Unbelievable': Phillip stunned by GOP lawmaker's impeachment argument [Video]

'Unbelievable': Phillip stunned by GOP lawmaker's impeachment argument

CNN’s Abby Phillip reacts to Rep. Tom McClintock’s (R-CA) baseless argument implying that if Black Lives Matter or Antifa protesters were “prosecuted with same determination,” the Capitol riots wouldn’t have happened.

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Family has BLM sign stolen and replaced with Confederate flag

An Ohio family who adopted two mixed-race children refuses to be silenced after having their Black Lives Matter signs repeatedly stolen from their home. CNN affiliate WLWT reports.

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NBA Stars Speak out About 'White Privilege' That Enabled Capitol Chaos [Video]

NBA Stars Speak out About 'White Privilege' That Enabled Capitol Chaos

After the recent attempted coup at the Capitol, many Americans noticed a stark contrast between how the insurgents were treated and how Black Lives Matter protesters are often met with violent police force.

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Chuck Norris Chuck Norris American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter

Chuck Norris' representative insists actor wasn't at U.S. Capitol riots [Video]

Chuck Norris' representative insists actor wasn't at U.S. Capitol riots

Chuck Norris' representative has silenced speculation suggesting the action star was among the armed rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, insisting the man in a viral photo was a lookalike.

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