Brian Preller, who is not from Vermont, was arrested in Hardwick in relation to his alleged participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. He appeared later in the day in federal court in Rutland where was released on conditions, including that he not possess any firearms.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin was expecting trouble after the November 2020 presidential election.
Jan. 6 has become an ideological Rorschach test for two candidates for LG. Gregory Thayer, who attended the protest-turned-riot, defends it. His opponent, Sen. Joe Benning, does not.
The Yale philosophy professor and author of the bestselling book, "How Fascism Works," warns that Donald Trump and his followers employ classic fascist tactics to spread their message and secure power.
The state’s lone member of the U.S. House believes the failed coup of January 2021 was a rehearsal for a successful one.
The Vermont senator and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., came to an agreement on a bill to provide money for the Capitol Police, the National Guard, pandemic expenses and Afghan refugees.
Behind Sabol’s visit to Washington in January was a belief in something that was not true, a falsehood promoted for months by former President Donald Trump and repeated over and over again on social media, pro-Trump websites and conservative cable channels such as Fox News, Newsmax, and One America News Network.
Vermont’s delegate to the U.S. House stressed the need to establish a historical record of the day’s attacks amid attempts by fellow representatives to “rewrite the history.”
At a hearing, the Vermont senator criticized the weak response when rioters invaded the U.S. Capitol and prowled for legislative leaders.
Placing political loyalty above the good of the country, the GOP has again chosen to ignore presidential malfeasance, even when it leads directly to deadly violence.
Twenty years ago, the campaign for marriage equality gave rise to an atmosphere like the one we are witnessing today that included threats, intimidation and vile language. Yet political leaders and ordinary citizens exhibited uncommon courage. It is a lesson for us today.
Conservative Vermonters in their own words: a series from the Underground Workshop, VTDigger’s platform for student journalism.
The issue marks the latest point of contention for the board, which split 4-4 on the issue.
The mob came to overturn a lawful election and, by that seditious act, overthrow the United States government. They came to terrorize, destroy, and assassinate. They were sent by Donald Trump.