Attack on the Capitol


Chafian, Cindy

Cindy Chafian is a longtime conservative political activist who founded the Eighty Percent Coalition (EPC) shortly before the Jan. 6 insurrection—after allegedly being sidelined by the Women for America First organization that she had worked for on and off since 2019.


Cox, Dan

About Dan Cox is a far-right politician who has represented the fourth district in the Maryland House of Delegates. A gubernatorial candidate in 2022, he won the Republican primary after receiving Trump’s endorsement but lost the general election in November. Prior to entering politics, Cox was a lawyer in private practice. Before running for office … Read more


Eastman, John

John Eastman is a right-wing lawyer and law professor who advised Trump on ways to hold on to the presidency despite losing the 2020 election. He has subsequently been subpoenaed by both the House Select Committee and the Justice Department in their ongoing investigations of the insurrection.


Fann, Karen

Karen Fann is president of the Arizona State Senate and a lifelong Republican and American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member who has served Legislative District 1 since 2011, first as a representative, then as a senator. As of 2022, Fann was ALEC’s national chairwoman and was on its board of directors. 


Gohmert, Louie

Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2005, representing Texas’ 1st Congressional District. He is leaving Congress—along with a long trail of lies and offensive statements—at the end of 2022 after opting to run for attorney general in Texas and losing in the GOP primary to incumbent Ken Paxton.


Meadows, Mark

Mark Meadows is a right-wing Republican and Trump ally who served North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 2013–20 before becoming the former president’s chief of staff in 2020.


Mercer, Robert

About  Robert Mercer is a reclusive, multimillionaire hedge-fund manager and a major financier of Trump’s two presidential campaigns. In 2016 he donated $15.5 million to the pro-Trump Make America Number 1 PAC and in 2020 the Mercer Family Foundation funneled an estimated $20 million in dark money to Donors Trust, which is not legally required … Read more


Miller, Mary

About  Mary Miller (R-Ill.) was first sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3, 2021, serving the 15th Congressional District in Illinois. A teacher, she worked on her family farm prior to running for political office. She ran for her second term in 2022 with Trump’s endorsement and won in her solidly … Read more