U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper talks to a member of the National Guard in Washington D.C., June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

10 August 2020
"The moment has come for our nation to deal with systemic racism," @JoeBiden says in Philadelphia
Biden: Trump's words are not presidential words, but words used by a racist police officer
"I won't blame others" as president, says @JoeBiden
"The president of the United States must be part of the solution, not part of the problem," says @JoeBiden
Trump: The New York governor refused to send the National Guard to stop the city's looting
A video shows a police officer striking a cameraman during Monday nights protests in D.C. The incident occurred as police pushed protesters away from the Lafayette Park area, shortly before President Donald Trump walked to St. John's Church
Biden: "The country is crying out for leadership. Leadership that can unite us, leadership that brings us together. Leadership that can recognize pain and deep grief of communities that have had a knee on their neck for a long time"
2 month ago
A little over 20,000 National Guard personnel have been activated to support civil unrest response, accoding to Defense Department officials
2 month ago
[email protected]: Yesterday was a bad day for the Cuomo Brothers. New York was lost to the looters, thugs, Radical Left, and all others forms of Lowlife & Scum. The Governor refuses to accept my offer of a dominating National Guard. NYC was ripped to pieces. Likewise, Fredo's ratings are down 50%
2 month ago
[email protected]: Chris Jacobs (@JacobsNY27) will be a tremendous Congressman who will always fight for New York. He is Strong on the Border, our Military and Vets, and the Second Amendment. Chris has my Complete and Total Endorsement. Vote for Chris on June 23. NY27
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congressman Dusty Johnson (@DustyJohnson) is a phenomenal advocate for the people of South Dakota. He helped us deliver USMCA for our Farmers, and he is strong on the Border and our Second Amendment. Dusty has my Complete and Total Endorsement. SDAL
2 month ago
[email protected]: Senator Mike Rounds (@RoundsforSenate) continues to deliver for South Dakota. Mike is working hard for our incredible Farmers and he is strong on Trade, Military, our Vets, and the Second Amendment. Mike has my Complete and Total Endorsement. SDSen
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congressman Mike Simpson (@MikeSimpson4ID) is a tremendous champion for Idaho. Mike is working hard for our incredible Farmers, and he strongly supports our Military, Vets and the Second Amendment. Mike has my Complete and Total Endorsement. ID02
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congressman Russ Fulcher (@RussFulcher) is an incredible Representative for the people of Idaho. He fully supports the Border Wall, Life, our Vets and the Second Amendment. Russ has my Complete and Total Endorsement. ID01
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congressman Greg Pence (@GregPenceIN) is doing a phenomenal job for Indiana. His brother, our great Vice President Mike Pence, and I need Greg to help us keep our Country SAFE and fight for our MAGA agenda. Greg has my Complete & Total Endorsement. IN06
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congressman Jim Banks (@jim_banks) is a fighter for Indiana. A highly respected Navy Officer, Jim works hard for our Vets and Small Businesses. Strongly supports the Second Amendment and our Border Wall. Jim has my Complete and Total Endorsement. IN03
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (@jackiewalorski) is doing an incredible job for Indiana. She fights for Small Businesses, the Economy, and our incredible Military and Vets. Jackie has my Complete and Total Endorsement. IN02
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congressman Andy Harris (@Harris4Congress) is a tremendous advocate for Maryland. A highly respected physician, Andy fights for the Second Amendment, Border Security and our incredible Farmers. Andy has my Complete and Total Endorsement. MD01
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says there have been no active duty troops sent to DC overnight. Says she did request more National Guard troops. "Bringing in the active duty military against Americans for any reason is inappropriate."
2 month ago
[email protected]: D.C. had no problems last night. Many arrests. Great job done by all. Overwhelming force. Domination. Likewise, Minneapolis was great (thank you President Trump.)
Fence perimeter around the White House today
City workers are here to do work, federal officers haven't given them clearance it looks like.
Here's an issue outside Lafayette park. Buses need to run. Federal police are blocking 16th street.
Alert: Robbery Force and Violence in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE. Lookout for 4 B/M's, in their 20's, wearing short sleeve shirts and blue jeans. 1 B/M was wearing a black mask, slim build, and approximately 6'0 in height.
Shooting 800 blk of 51st Street, SE No lookout 6559
Armed Robbery in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE. Lookout for 4 young B/M's. 1 B/M wearing all black, armed with a handgun, 1 B/M wearing a grey hoodie and black pants, L/S running down Lebaum Street, SE
Protestors slowly leaving. Photo on left is now. Photo on right is 20 min ago. @wusa9
Large presence of protestors and police. Protestors being loaded into police vans. More police vans coming down 15th street. Curfew is being enforced. @wusa9
FBI, Metropolitan Police and National Guard are all in DC's Chinatown after protests and looting. @WUSA9
Clashes with police at 4th and H street in DC ⁦@PoPville⁩
Military Police with riot shields holding entrances past Farragut
D.C. police chased down a person and tackled him in the 900 block of 13th Street NW at Franklin Square. Several officers chased this person. Moments before a small group sprinted east ahead of the chase
Helicopter parked over a crowd at 5/E St Nw #WashingtonDCProtest trying to force ppl away with noise and wind
15th/Swann. Some protesters are chanting as others are getting arrested. @wusa9
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper talks to a member of the National Guard in Washington D.C., June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Justice Department asks Supreme Court to block Democrats' access to Mueller documents
The military is using black hawk helicopters to dispersd in DC right flying lower than building height of 12 stories
Several military helicopters circling around Mount Vernon Square near Carnegie Library. @wusa9
This is how low the helicopter is in WashingtonDC
A helicopter has been flying very low over a group of peaceful demonstrators who have been occupying a DC intersection for an extended period of time
General Milley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, walking the streets of Washington DC right now. Say he is observing the situation
Attorney General Barr and Defense Sec Esper just showed up at 16th/K and spoke to law enforcement.
Chinatown dc right now. DCPROTEST
Law enforcement used teargas to push protesters down Swann St. at the intersection of Swann and 15th NW. @MikeBrestDC Was also sprayed and shoved by officers despite identifying as a reporter. @dcexaminer
Small pockets of protesters out in DC. Crowd beyond the police line chanting "hands up, don't shoot" on 15th & Swann. Still seeing more police than protesters tonight. DCPROTEST
After firing tear gas, few remaining protesters are surrounded up the street. We can hear shouts. Press is a half a block away. ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩
This @tombrennerphoto/@Reuters photo shows @POTUS walking past a building defaced with graffiti by protestors in Lafayette Park across from the @WhiteHouse after his trip on foot to St John's Church2 month ago
This @tombrennerphoto/@Reuters photo shows @POTUS walking past a building defaced with graffiti by protestors in Lafayette Park across from the @WhiteHouse after his trip on foot to St John's Church
Pres returns to the White House from St. John's, walking through a phalanx of troops and police that cleared Lafayette Park of protestors so he could walk to the church
Trump, holding a bible in front of the church, with senior aides, including Pentagon chief Esper and AG Bill Barr
2 month ago
[email protected]: My fellow Americans - My first and highest duty as President is to defend our great Country and the American People. I swore an oath to uphold the laws of our Nation - and that is exactly what I will do
POTUS just walked out the front door of the White House and into Lafayette Square - the epicenter of the DC protests - to visit historic St. John's Church, which was set on fire last night
Actions taken with firm resolve and true and passionate love for our country, says @POTUS
Here's the moment where police fired teargas into a crowd of peaceful protesters in Lafayette Park, just minutes before Trump's address in the Rose Garden
Police outside the WH just repeatedly bashed a cameraman as they pushed back protestors - @ABC7News
2 month ago
President Trump: "I am mobilizing all available federal resources, civilian and military, to stop the rioting and looting. To end the destruction and arson and to protect the rights of law abiding Americans, including your Second Amendment rights."
2 month ago
President Trump: "I have strongly recommended to every governor to deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers that we dominate the streets.if a city or state refuses to take the actions that are necessary.then I will deploy the United States military."
2 month ago
[email protected]: I will be delivering brief remarks from the Rose Garden at 6:30 P.M. Eastern to update on the Federal Response
WH Spox: Kayleigh McEnany:St. John's Church, which rioters set on fire last night, supported the peaceful March on Washington which furthered the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. President @realDonaldTrump stands firmly against the anarchists seeking to tear us apart.
Trump is considering invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty U.S. troops to respond to protests in cities across the country, four people familiar tell @ckubeNBC and @carolelee
Protesters outside U.S. Capitol.
More than 17,0000 members of The National Guard have been deployed in response to nationwide protests, as governors from 23 states - and the District of Columbia - have activated the Guard in the last week, the bureau said in a statement
I am absolutely BAFFLED by US Park Police and Secret Service right now. Maybe two hundred protestors were sitting on H Street in front of Lafayette Park and police just formed a line in the park in full riot gear. Provocative and totally unnecessary
Protest underway right at Lafayette Square in front of the White House- DC Police have already blocked traffic on 16th Street. GeorgeFloyd
Protesters later went on to chant "no violence." One told me although he understands the anger behind this weekend's looting and destruction, this protest is committed to remaining peaceful to advance its cause
Protests continue on 16th Street just north of the White House. This group later chanted, "We keep us safe, f*** the police"
2 month ago
"Across the country we've seen examples of police protecting protestors," says @PressSec in closing after showing video clips of police and demonstrators peacefully interacting
2 month ago
Interesting that the gut instinct of Twitter was to tag @realDonaldTrump tweets but not those of Iran officials calling for Israel to be wiped out, says @PressSec
2 month ago
"I don't have any details on that call.but the call did take place" today between @POTUS and Russia President Putin, says @PressSec
2 month ago
"Violent anarchists antifa are taking advantage of the pain of people," says @PressSec
2 month ago
"He met with generals yesterday," says @PressSec of @POTUS who is working "to solve and resolve what we saw in our streets."
2 month ago
"He still plans on going to Maine" on Friday, says @PressSec of @POTUS
2 month ago
"He does understand that pain" being felt by the peaceful protests "but it's really a shame" when antifa come in "and dampen that message," says @PressSec
2 month ago
"There will be additional federal assets deployed across the nation" in response to the violence, says @PressSec
"We have an impossible task ahead of us" but impossible to retreat from it, says @MayorOfLA
BlackLivesMatter protesters back out , outside the White House gates
The scene outside the White House. Protesters out early in the afternoon Monday, as the city of DC moves curfew up to 7pm tongiht
For his running mate, he is considering "women African-American candidates.as well as Latino and white, Caucasian," says @JoeBiden
President Trump unloads on the nation's governors on a call, calls on them to step up enforcement: "You have to dominate, if you don't dominate you're wasting your time. They're going to run over you, you're going to look like a bunch of jerks. You have to dominate."
Trump slams governors as 'weak,' urges crackdown on protests
Washington, DC curfew will begin 7pm, announces @MayorBowser
A Box Alarm for a reported fire has been sounded at 2201 Hunter Pl SE.
MPD reports the vehicle crash has been cleared from the 300 block of New York Avenue NE and the roadway is open
Crash near 15th and P Street, NW
2 month ago
[email protected]: Sleepy Joe Biden's people are so Radical Left that they are working to get the Anarchists out of jail, and probably more. Joe doesn't know anything about it, he is clueless, but they will be the real power, not Joe. They will be calling the shots. Big tax increases for all, Plus
Crews are working fast to clean up graffiti and board up broken windows
2 month ago
[email protected]: Sleep Joe Biden's people are so Radical Left that they are working to get the Anarchists out of jail, and probably more. Joe doesn't know anything about it, he is clueless, but they will be the real power, not Joe. They will be calling the shots. Big tax increases for all, Plus
2 month ago
[email protected]: "These were the people that trashed Seattle years ago. Who's paying for these people. I was appalled that 13 of Joe Biden's staff were donating money to bail people out in Minneapolis. They should have stayed in jail until this is over (and beyond)." @newtgingrich @foxandfriends
2 month ago
[email protected]: "I don't see any indication that there were any white supremest groups mixing in. This is an ANTIFA Organization. It seems that the first time we saw it in a major way was Occupy Wall Street. It's the same mindset." @kilmeade @foxandfriends TRUE
Today at the WH. After 6 nights of violent protests in the US, Pres Trump meets this morning with Attorney General Barr. He will then have a video conference call with Governors and law enforcement officials. Both meetings are closed to the press, but that could change
Alert: MPD is on the scene of a confirmed Stabbing in the 5100 block of A Street, NE. look out for suspect; b/m dark complexion, slim build, aprox 50yo 5'8 wearing glass wearing blue shirt and jeans
These fires were lit next to the WhiteHouse in Lafayette Square. @Mikeindmv shot this and says the violence in Washington DC started here then spread to businesses. The White House exterior lights were turned off Sunday evening.
A Mercedes and two other cars are burned to their frames on I St. NW right by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs and near the AFL-CIO building that also was heavily vandalized and was fire-damaged
MPD reports the police activity in the 4300 block of Livingston Road, SE, has cleared and the roadway is open
The scene back at Lafayette Park. DC Fire has responded to fires at multiple CVS stores in particular this morning
Next-door to that, Saint John's church, the church of the presidents was set on fire overnight. Any damage from the outside seems to be minimal. But the fire alarm is still going off there as well.
A long 16th St. half a block from Lafayette Park, the AFL – CIO headquarters has been vandalized and the fire alarm is still going off inside
Along L St. around Farragut Square there is a path of destruction, shattered glass, and looted stores. Fire alarms are still going off and there is a mess to clean up
There goes another flag USA protests2020
A fire was set in the basement of historic St. John's Church. It was quickly put out. When I asked him about the damage, the church rector said he is most concerned that his church be a beacon for anti-racism and good in the world.
Box Alarm 1900 7th St NW CVS pharmacy. Fire has been knocked down. Checking for extension and removing smoke. The other CVS fire in the 3600 block of Georgia Ave NW is under control. No injuries at either location
Box Alarm 1900 7th St NW. Fire in a 1 story CVS store. DCsBravest are beginning to attack the fire. We also have another CVS on fire in the 3600 block of Georgia Ave NW
Protests have erupted in at least 140 cities across the United States over racism and police brutality. Some of the demonstrations have turned violent, prompting the activation of the National Guard in at least 21 states
DC FEMS reports the 2000 block of M Street, NW, is closed due to fire activity.
Box Alarm 2000 M St NW. Fire in a CVS. DCsBravest have the fire knocked down and are checking for extension
As demonstrations continued past an 11 p.m. curfew, D.C. police said they were responding to multiple fires that were "intentionally set" around the city. One was at St. John's Episcopal Church, which is located across Lafayette Park from the White House.
Stabbing in the area of East Capitol and Benning Rd NE. No lookout at this time
Fire Department spokesman says blaze didn't do much damage to the church: "I guess God was on its side. It didn't seem to have spread very much."
Nearly a hour after curfew, there is a so far peaceful standoff between protesters and police on Connecticut and Eye streets NW
Department of Justice spokesperson Kerri Kupec says that U.S. Marshals as well as DEA agents have been deployed to the streets of Washington, D.C. to assist police and help provide security, Mike Kosnar reports
American flag has been burned right in front of the White House
MPD and demonstrators are lobbing fireworks and flash bangs at 16th and Eye @nbcwashington
Police have pushed protesters back to I St. and Connecticut Avenue. @nbcwashington @MSNBC
DC Police: MPD is currently responding to multiple fires intentionally set around the city, including at St. John's Episcopal Church in the 1500 blk of H Street, NW, with @dcfireems . This church has been standing in our city since the early 1800s. Please avoid the area
Car fires burn on Eye Street near 15th as MPD approaches @nbcwashington
Historic St. John's Church, across from Lafayette Park is NOT on fire despite what you might be reading on Twitter
2 month ago
Dozens of police + a helicopter overhead now, searching for people in Georgetown. A number of protestors walking around. There has been looting on Wisconsin Avenue
There's a fire in the lobby of the @AFLCIO building
Historic St. John's Church across Lafayette Square from the White House has been set ablaze by rioters tonight
Small structure on northeast side of Lafayette Park set on fire. This blaze would be visible to @POTUS if he happens to look out a window on the residence floor of the @WhiteHouse
Feeding the fire at Lafayette park
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