FactChecking Claims About the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
The Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was the culmination of months of false claims about election fraud, including a litany recited by then-President Donald Trump in a speech shortly before a mob stormed the building, temporarily halting the counting of electoral votes in a joint session of Congress.
On that day — and afterward — we debunked false, misleading and unfounded claims related to the events that day. Here is a summary of our coverage.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces at the U.S. Capitol on...