A small number of protesters remain outside of Lafayette Square hours after curfew. Some are coming face to face with National Guard members who are lining 16th St. just above H St.

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

7 August 2020
There were around 150 people when this rally started. Then, you could hear chants coming from Independence Ave South-West At least 400 people marched the 1 1/2 miles from the White House to join the group
Protesters march down Wisconsin Ave NW towards Tenleytown.
4,500 National Guard troops deployed in the nation's capital, a number that has tripled in recent days. D.C. has roughly the same number of deployed Guard troops as California
2 month ago
[email protected]: The Radical Left Democrats new theme is "Defund the Police". Remember that when you don't want Crime, especially against you and your family. This is where Sleepy Joe is being dragged by the socialists. I am the complete opposite, more money for Law Enforcement. LAWANDORDER
Falls Church teens organized a Black Lives Matter Unity Walk in the neighborhood around West End Park. Thousands showed up for the walk.
Out here with @KaylaEpstein covering the Protests in DC today for @businessinsider It's a solid 90 degrees but protesters are gathering outside the White House A lot of "Donald Trump has got to go" chants
@ATFHQ "has responded to numerous shooting scenes" in different cities
Tracking more than 800 arsons across the country, says @ATFHQ acting director
Acting @ATFHQ director, Regina Lombardo says "we have deployed a large number of special agents" to protect the public, property and national landmarks. There have been 7 incendiary fires in DC that they are investigating and one arrest has been made with a suspect charged
"Today is a day of mourning, and the day is coming soon, I am confident, when justice will be served," Barr says of George Floyd, adding he believes police are "committed to ensuring that racism plays no part" in law enforcement
"The rule of law will prevail," concludes Attorney General Barr in his prepared remarks before turning lectern over to @FBI Director Christopher Wray
US Attorney General: The FBI is conducting an independent investigation into the murder of George Floyd
DC mayor Muriel Bowser is making it clear DC pushed back after the federal government used the National Guard and other law enforcement to block streets well beyond the White House yesterday - as far as Chinatown and just south of L Street
"All options are on the table" for use of the military to deal with nationwide unrest, @hogangidley45 tells reporters
2 month ago
National Guard: 32,400 troops mobilized in 32 states and Washington D.C. to respond to protests
2 month ago
Tom Cotton responds to Mattis: "Everyone is entitled to his opinion, including Secretary Mattis, but he's wrong on this one," senator tells @edhenry & @SandraSmithFox
2 month ago
[email protected]: I am to happy announce that Navy Veteran, Michael White, who has been detained by Iran for 683 days, is on a Swiss plane that just left Iranian Airspace. We expect him to be home with his family in America very soon
2 month ago
[email protected]: ..I will never stop working to secure the release of all Americans held hostage overseas. Thank you Switzerland for your great assistance
2 month ago
[email protected]: Please let this serve as my Complete and Total Endorsement of a great fighter and ally in North Carolina, @LyndaBennettNC. She is strong on Crime, Borders, Military, our Great Vets & 2A. She will be a great help to me in DC. EARLY VOTING STARTS TODAY. We need Lynda Bennett. NC11
Changing of the Guard outside @WhiteHouse - it appears @texasgov has sent in some officers. The perimeter around LafayettePark has been pushed back another block after late night demonstrators tried to knock over new fencing
Calm start to 7th day of DC protests in response to death of George Floyd
More fencing going up around the White House complex early this morning
A Box Alarm for a reported fire has been sounded at 907 Missouri Ave NW.
E 6th night of protests in D.C. that has continued into this morning
Guardsmen moved to eastbound H St. off of 16th. About a dozen or so protesters followed
A small number of protesters remain outside of Lafayette Square hours after curfew. Some are coming face to face with National Guard members who are lining 16th St. just above H St.
Robbery 5400 block of D Street, SE. Lookout for: (3) B/M's in their 20's. 1: 5'8", light complexion wearing dark
Protesters shine a spotlight on The Hay-Adams across the street from Lafayette Square Park. It is located near the White House. It reads "Demand Police Accountabilty.
Protesters still gathering at 16th and I Streets near Lafayette Square. It is one hour past the citywide curfew. Everything is currently peaceful @wusa9
2 month ago
[email protected]: FBI & DOJ had NO EVIDENCE to start an investigation against President Trump. @FoxNews "These are people with subversive actions and outright lies. They doctored documents." @jasoninthehouse proven conclusively that this was the political crime of the century
11:45 pm: here's the set up behind that light projection. Right now it says "indict the system"
2 month ago
[email protected]: I feel more and more confident that our economy is in the early stages of coming back very strong. Not everyone agrees with me, but I have little doubt. for September, October, November. Next year will be one of the best ever, and look at the Stock Market NOW
2 month ago
[email protected]: .His primary strength was not military, but rather personal public relations. I gave him a new life, things to do, and battles to win, but he seldom "brought home the bacon". I didn't like his "leadership" style or much else about him, and many others agree. Glad he is gone
2 month ago
[email protected]: Probably the only thing Barack Obama & I have in common is that we both had the honor of firing Jim Mattis, the world's most overrated General. I asked for his letter of resignation, & felt great about it. His nickname was "Chaos", which I didn't like, & changed to "Mad Dog"
2 month ago
[email protected]: ..His primary strength was not military, but rather personal public relations. I gave him a new life, things to do, and battles to win, but he seldom "brought home the bacon". I didn't like his "leadership" style or much else about him, and many others agree. Glad he is gone
2 month ago
[email protected]: Probably the only thing Barack Obama and I have in common is that we both had the honor of firing Jim Mattis, the world's most overrated General. I asked for his letter of resignation, & felt great about. His nickname was "Chaos", which I didn't like, & changed it to "Mad Dog"
After an hour here, the group outside Trump Hotel rose en masse and headed toward the Lincoln Memorial, following the directions of a man with a megaphone. Then a front runner realized that was blocked off, just like the White House. They're walking to the Capitol now
US Military Official: The Secretary of Defense is backing down from the decision to return Army soldiers in Washington, D.C., to their units after being called up against the background of the protests
+1,000 Protesters LEAVE White House perimeter to merge with other demonstrators. • They're headed NORTH on 15th Street — Passing boarded stores and charred restaurant patios chanting
DC @MayorBowser has arrived at the GeorgeFloyd protest location on I St. near the White House for a prayer vigil with the St. John's Church clergy other DC faith leaders. @Fox5DC
Happening at Lafayette Park. protests2020
Barred from getting anywhere near the White House, hundreds have gathered outside Trump Hotel instead. Adding up those here & the 100s gathered as close as they can get to WH, it doesn't seem the extreme heat and humidity has lessened turnout much, if at all
McEnany says Pres Trump is the "sole authority to invoke the Insurrection Act" for the use of military in response to violence. But doesn't believe situation yet warrants, and is still urging Governors to use National Guard to respond to violent disturbances, as needed
Speaker Pelosi is at the protests
"The appropriate action was taken" because demonstrators were unruly, throwing bricks and water bottles at officers, according to @PressSec
Law enforcement at today's GeorgeFloyd protests are refusing to identify who they're with, @GarrettHaake reports. federal forces that have been marshaled for Trump's "show of force" at @Politicsinsider
3 more policemen to be charged in George Floyd death, other officer's murder charge upgraded, Sen. Klobuchar says
2 month ago
[email protected]: "There has never been a president in the White House who has been more supportive of HBCUs and their mission than President Trump"
2 month ago
"He does have the ability to federalize the National Guard," says @PressSec of @POTUS
2 month ago
"It was extremely important" for @POTUS to walk to the church to "send a very powerful message we will not be overcome by looting," says @PressSec
Back outside the White House. Today the perimeter has been pushed back another half block. Federal law enforcement of some kind, but they won't identify themselves, and all insignias and name plates have been removed
2 month ago
"The attorney general decided that morning to expand that perimeter," confirms @PressSec
2 month ago
Actions were taken "to ensure St. John's Church wouldn't burn a second night in a row," says @PressSec
2 month ago
"It is definitely a tool within his power," says @PressSec of the Insurrection Act. "If needed he will use it."
2 month ago
"No tear gas was used. No rubber bullets were used," says @PressSec of the Monday night violent clearing of demonstrators on H St. NW ahead of the walk by @POTUS to St. John's church
2 month ago
"We must unify. We must have law and order," says @PressSec
2 month ago
At the start, @PressSec says @POTUS completed his physical, which will be released today and he remains healthy
2 month ago
"The First Amendment doesn't give anyone the right to riot," says @PressSec
Snapchat stops boosting Trump posts, says president incites "racial violence"
Officials at @DeptofDefense tell @AP that active-duty troops brought to the DC area in response to protests are returning to their home bases
DC curfew pushed back to 11pm tonight
Esper, Milley, and Barr arrive at the White House
Policies of @realDonaldTrump have been vicious to New York and he's "failed to do anything positive" for the state, says @NYGovCuomo
Defense Secretary cuts press briefing short because he says he has to go to the White House, no questions from Fox News or CNN
Robbery in the 300 block of Hawaii Avenue, NE. Lookout for a B/M, 6'1, 185 lbs., tattoos on the right side of the neck and forearm, wearing a white shirt, black or blue pants, and black and white sneakers.
Trump tells Fox News radio he didn't retreat into WH bunker for protection from potential intruders, but instead to examine the place. "it was much more for the inspection," Trump said
From the Marriott Marquis. shot from the hotel yesterday:
Vermont Ave is even weirder; there is literally nobody protesting here. No crowd to control. But these guys all have guns to shoot whatever it is that we're not supposed to call tear gas
US to bar passenger planes of China from flying here, effective June 16th, reports @Reuters
For some reason a squad of heavily armed federal prison riot control specialists is facing down a group of a dozen civilians who aren't doing anything one block from the park that's across the street from the White House
[email protected]: "I've always believed and continue to believe that the National Guard is best suited for performing domestic support to civil authorities in these situations in support of local law enforcement."
Trump on Fox News: If New York City officials do not act, I will intervene myself to solve the problem
[email protected]: "I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act"
String of cop cars heading down K St NW, turned south down 13th St NW @PoPville
Members of the Utah National Guard, who were activated to Washington D.C. to augment civil authorities, woke up early today to help clean the nation's capital after a night of protests, June 3, 2020.
2 month ago
[email protected]: ..the possible exception of another Republican President, the late, great, Abraham Lincoln.and it's not even close. The Democrats know this, and so does the Fake News, but they refuse to write or say it because they are inherently corrupt. See "pinned" above
2 month ago
[email protected]: In 3 1/2 years, I've done much more for our Black population than Joe Biden has done in 43 years. Actually, he set them back big time with his Crime Bill, which he doesn't even remember. I've done more for Black Americans, in fact, than any President in U.S. history, with
2 month ago
[email protected]: If you Fake News @CNN or MSDNC, you would think that the killers, militants, arsonists, anarchists, thugs, hoodlums, looters, ANTIFA & others, would be the nicest, kindest most wonderful people in the Whole Wide World. No, they are what they are - very bad for our Country
2 month ago
[email protected]: Really sick to the Fake and totally Slanted News() coming out of MSDNC and CNN. It bears NO relationship to the Truth or Facts. They are merely offshoots of the DNC, much like the @nytimes and the Amazon @washingtonpost. Just like 2016, but worse. Sad, but we will win big
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to Randy Feenstra on your big win in the Iowa Republican Primary. You will be a great Congressman
2 month ago
[email protected]: Undercover Huber is a great spoof, funny, but at the same time sad, because the real @JohnWHuber did absolutely NOTHING. He was a garbage disposal unit for important documents & then, tap, tap, tap, just drag it along & run out of time. A.G. Jeff Sessions was played like a drum
At Lafayette Square this morning, a line of law enforcement is blocking off the area around 16th & H Sts. NW where, behind the officers, crews appear cleaning up after Tuesday's protests
There are NO protestors in DC this morning. These heavily armed "federal forces" assembled in formation between 515-530am when there also were no prostestors in DC. They are currently "protecting" empty streets
No protesters here yet but Special Operations Response Team ask the media to move back to 16th and I Street, one block north of the White House. GeorgeFloyd
Large groups of heavily armed "federal forces" beginning to assemble in formation across DC this morning - of note, there are no protesters, just security forces from "various agencies"
Here's a look at drive through Georgetown this morning. Many of the stores and restaurants have been boarded up.
The moment after a small group of protesters broke down a portion of the fence in front of Lafayette Square. then law enforcement approach the crowd.
Part of the fence in front of Lafayette Park, near the White House, is broken. Several protesters tells it happened around 1 AM.
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