Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney, chair and vice-chair of the committee investigating the January 6 2021 attacks on the Capitol © AP
We are well and truly into the holiday season with Christmas rounding out the next seven days. But there is still serious work to be done.
Washington’s January 6 committee has named Wednesday as the date it plans to present its report on the storming of the US Capitol in 2021 and to vote on whether to bring any criminal proceedings for those involved.
Only a fraction of the material gathered in the 18-month investigation will make it to the final eight-chapter report. Attention is expected to focus on evidence uncovered about former president Donald Trump’s role and his efforts to overturn his 2020 electoral loss, along with ways to prevent a repeat attack.
Further strike action will disrupt the UK working week in the run-up to the Christmas holidays. Nurses are due to go on strike again on Tuesday….