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Jan. 6 committee: USA TODAY takes you inside the investigation into the insurrection

As the January 6 select committee's work continues into 2022, USA TODAY's network of reporters take you inside the unfolding investigation.

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The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol - sometimes referred to as the Jan. 6 committee - formed in June to uncover information about the violent and deadly riots in Washington early last year.

The committee seeks to learn more, through witness testimony, text messages, phone calls, documents, and other evidence, about how the attack came together as well as “every minute” of that day at the White House, according to committee member Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.

Over several months, the nine-member committee of seven Democrats and two Republicans has interviewed hundreds of witnesses and subpoenaed dozens of others, including members of former President Donald Trump’s inner circle.

In 2022, the committee plans to hold weeks of public hearings to reveal what they found.

Here are some of the most significant developments with the Jan. 6 committee.

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House Jan. 6 Committee debunks Capitol riot conspiracy theory around obscure rallygoer

'From left, Jan. 6 committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., finish a meeting on Dec. 1, 2021.
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Jan. 6 committee plans to seek voluntary testimony from former VP Mike Pence sometime this month

Vice President Mike Pence presides over a joint session of Congress as it convenes to count the Electoral College votes cast in November's election at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., stands at right.
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Ex-president in the crosshairs: Jan. 6 committee puts Trump on notice as US marks riot anniversary

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., flanked by Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., left, and Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., members of the Jan. 6 committee, hold Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Donald Trump, in contempt Oct. 19, 2021.
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Trump appeals to Supreme Court seeking to block release of Jan. 6 documents

Donald Trump's lawyers are fighting the release of documents related to the riot Jan. 6 at the Capitol.
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What's next for Mark Meadows? Ex-Trump chief of staff faces Justice decision on contempt

The Jan. 6 Select Committee has voted unanimously to recommend that the House of Representatives cite former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows for contempt of Congress and urge the Justice Department to prosecute him.
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Appeals court rules against Trump in documents fight with House Jan. 6 committee

President Donald Trump arrives to speak to supporters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6th, 2021.
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Biden vs. Trump at heart of Jan. 6 records case, executive privilege dispute

Former President Donald Trump's lawyers are fighting the release of documents related to the riot on Jan. 6 at the Capitol.
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What documents does Trump not want the Jan. 6 House panel to see? Appointments, call logs and handwritten notes

President Donald Trump spoke to supporters at a rally in Washington on Jan. 6 before the Capitol insurrection.
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Trump claimed executive privilege to shield info from Jan. 6 committee. Here's what that means

Donald Trump's lawyers are fighting the release of documents related to the riot Jan. 6 at the Capitol.
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Who are the 9 House Republicans who voted to hold Steve Bannon in contempt?

President Donald Trump arrives to speak to supporters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6th, 2021.
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Jan. 6 committee subpoenas organizers of rallies preceding attack on US Capitol

Rioters stand on the West front of the U.S. Capitol building to protest the official election of President-elect Joe Biden on Jan 6, 2020.
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Capitol riot committee demands records from Google, Facebook, Reddit and Twitter related to Jan. 6 attack

From left, U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone and U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell are sworn in to testify to the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 27, 2021
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Congress wants to know 'every minute' of Jan. 6. Will Trump officials testify?

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., are the only two Republicans on the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack.
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