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.
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.
If Donald Trump is back by August or by any other date, it will mean the United States as we have known it is dead.