Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts spreading the QAnon conspiracy theory since Friday. Facebook is removing content with the phrase "stop the steal."
Jacob Anthony Chansley, known as the "QAnon shaman," is charged alongside Adam Johnson and Derrick Evans in a federal court Saturday. Johnson is said to be the man seen carrying the speaker's lectern.
Simon & Schuster says it has decided not to publish Hawley's forthcoming book The Tyranny of Big Tech, suggesting that the lawmaker helped foment Wednesday's violence.
Armed with pro-Trump banners, the rioters far outnumbered and swiftly overwhelmed the Capitol Police as they charged up the steps, smashed windows, broke into the Senate chamber and occupied offices.
A mob stormed the U.S. Capitol after President Trump urged supporters to march to the building to oppose the election results. Roughly 14 hours later, Congress affirmed Joe Biden's victory.
The way police handled Wednesday's onslaught showed that "some people are ... given certain kinds of leeway or space, and other people are not," says African American studies professor Eddie Glaude.
The extremists are calmly milling about the Capitol grounds, despite the D.C. curfew in effect. The relatively peaceful dispersal is in stark contrast to the response to last summer's BLM protests.