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CBS News Congressional Correspondent -- Syracuse Univ

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Scott MacFarlane
an hour ago
Just filed to @CBSEveningNews during a big week in court in Capitol riot prosecutions.
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an hour ago
The highest-profile trial so far in the Jan. 6th investigation got underway today as five members of the right-wing Oath Keepers, including its leader, face charges of seditious conspiracy for allegedly helping coordinate the attack on the Capitol.
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3 hours ago
"There's a very narrow space in which to try and reschedule this hearing," says @MacFarlaneNews about the Jan. 6 committee hearing rescheduled Tuesday due to Hurricane Ian. "This really was potentially a last vehicle with which to show their work."
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3 hours ago
@JStrattonKCCI Office Fanone in court: "The assault on me by Mr. Young cost me my career. It cost me my faith in law enforcement and many of the institutions I dedicated two years of my life" (Kyle Young's sentence is one of the longest sentences handed down so far)
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Judge Amy Berman Jackson issues 86-month (7+ year) prison sentence to Jan 6 defendant Kyle Young of Iowa, who pleaded guilty to assault on DC officer Michael Fanone Judge called Young's actions "some of the darkest acts committed on some of the darkest days" via @JStrattonKCCI
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5 hours ago
“In light of Hurricane Ian bearing down on parts of Florida, we have decided to postpone tomorrow’s proceedings. We’re praying for the safety of all those in the storm’s path. Select Cmte. investigation goes forward and we will soon announce a date for the postponed proceedings.”
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Scott MacFarlane
5 hours ago
FLASH: Tomorrow's US House Jan 6 Select Committee hearing is postponed
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Scott MacFarlane
6 hours ago
Justice Dept wins again... Here's the jury verdict form in Jan 6 case of John Strand of California, who was accused of boasting after Jan 6: “I am incredibly proud to be a patriot today, to stand up tall in defense of liberty & the Constitution, to support Trump #MAGAforever "
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Scott MacFarlane
7 hours ago
At 3pm, feds to seek 30-days jail for Dan Warmus, arguing Warmus was among 1st to enter the Rotunda on Jan 6 They say he recorded extensively, then 'Within days of the riot (he) sent text messages to others indicating.. he had either replaced his SIM card or gotten a new phone"
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Scott MacFarlane
8 hours ago
Update: Guilty on federal charges. Judge issues verdict in Jan 6 bench trial of Kyle Fitzsimons
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Scott MacFarlane
13 hours ago
At 10am... We expect to hear the verdict in the Capitol riot case of Kyle Fitzsimons of Maine, who was accused of charging in to the police line on Jan 6.... while wearing a butcher's coat Fitzsimons had a "bench trial" (trial by judge)
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Scott MacFarlane
9 hours ago
As jury selection begins, OathKeepers founder Stewart Rhodes files motion asking court "preclude the government or witnesses from using the following terms..to describe the defendants: “anti-government" “militia”.. “extremists” "racist".. “white supremacist”.. “white nationalist”
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Scott MacFarlane
10 hours ago
The confiscation of the phones is part of a probe by DHS Inspector General Joseph Cuffari into the Secret Service's missing text messages from Jan 6. Via my teammates Pat Milton and @NicoleSganga
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Scott MacFarlane
10 hours ago
Source confirms for CBS News that 25 cell phones of US Secret Service Agents involved in the agency’s response to the Jan 6 attack on the Capitol were turned over to the Department of Homeland Security inspector general (more)
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Scott MacFarlane
a day ago
Powerful excerpt from a letter just submitted to court by a DC police sergeant... ahead of sentencing in a Jan 6 defendant's case. The last paragraph is quite something
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Scott MacFarlane
13 hours ago
At 10am... We expect to hear the verdict in the Capitol riot case of Kyle Fitzsimons of Maine, who was accused of charging in to the police line on Jan 6.... while wearing a butcher's coat Fitzsimons had a "bench trial" (trial by judge)
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Scott MacFarlane
15 hours ago
Jury selection begins at 930am today in the highest-level Capitol riot case so far... The accused OathKeepers seditious conspiracy defendants, including OathKeepers founder Stewart Rhodes
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