Capitol police officer dead by suicide after responding to Capitol riot. His death adds to the turmoil among Capitol law enforcement following Wednesday's riot. U.S. Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund resigned on Friday.

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

4 March 2021
Reuters: The presidential inaugural committee and Bowser have told Americans not to travel to the inauguration, and said Washington's National Mall will be covered with 191,500 flags of different sizes, to represent the missing crowds
Reuters: The Park Service said it would suspend tours of the Washington Monument, an obelisk honoring the country's first president, due to safety concerns from threats to disrupt the inauguration
@FBI confirms it is "gathering information to identify any potential threats & are sharing that information with our partners" ahead of the Presidential Inauguration Declines comment, though, on bulletin warning of armed protests, plans to storm State capitals
Patsy Widakuswara: The nation's top diplomat @SecPompeo ignoring my questions about what he is doing to restore US reputation and whether he regrets saying there will be a second Trump administration
These images taken in the breezeway at the Box Alarm in the 1700 block of S St SE shows intensity of the fire DC firefighters encountered at front door of the burning apartment
White House counsel Pat Cipollone and former Attorney General William Barr have warned President Trump that they do not believe he should pardon himself: CNN
Very noisy helicopters flying around Vice President's residence
Spotted: @VP arriving at the White House at 155pm, just before start of closed press WH coronavirus task force meeting. His chief of staff @marcshort45 just behind him. H/T: @benstracy & @bkovoDC
Reaction from incoming head of the Senate Intelligence Committee @MarkWarner to the new sanctions vs Russian-liked network for Election2020 meddling "We saw Russian entities seed or amplify dangerous narratives that gained significant traction in far-right media
It's official - House votes on @RepRaskin's 25th Amendment bill tomorrow, impeachment Wednesday
Attorney General of *DC* (Karl Racine) considering charging President Trump in relation to incitement of riots last week, according to Evan Perez on @CNN. Racine is considering taking expansive view of his powers when considering his options
Those who engaged in sedition need "to be held accountable," @JoeBiden told us, referring to Capitol riot
@USNationalGuard authorized to "provide up to 15,000 Guard members to meet current & future inauguration support requirements.to support security, logistics, liaison, & communication missions" following requests from Capitol Police, @NatlParkService, per @ChiefNGB
"I think President Trump should not be in office. Period," @JoeBiden tells
US National Guard to increase troops in Washington DC to at least 10,000 ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Chair of House Armed Services Committee says he's "deeply concerned" about terror designation for Houthis, saying it "could disrupt the flow of aid to the world's worst humanitarian catastrophe, and undermine the ongoing peace negotiations led by United Nations “...Special Envoy Martin Griffiths. It could also push them closer to Iran,” Rep. Adam Smith said. “What’s more, it is highly problematic that President Trump is making a decision of this magnitude with only days remaining in his term.”
Some images from the apartment fire battled by DC firefighters in the 1700 block of S St SE
1 month ago
"Armed protests are being planned at all 50 state capitols from 16 January through at least 20 January, and at the US Capitol from 17 January through 20 January," according to an FBI bulletin obtained by @ABC
@StateDept @SecPompeo on sanctioning of Russia-linked disinformation network for "having directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise been complicit in foreign influence in an attempt to undermine " #Election2020
Articles of Impeachment introduced by @HouseDemocrats, charging @POTUS with 'incitement of an insurrection.'
Supreme Court won't expedite consideration of Trumps petitions seeking to overturn the election
An impeachment article will be introduced at 11am charging Trump with "incitement of insurrection"
1 month ago
Merkel finds Twitter halt of Trump account 'problematic'
Biden announces Ambassador William J. Burns as his nominee for Director of the CIA
Capitol police officer dead by suicide after responding to Capitol riot. His death adds to the turmoil among Capitol law enforcement following Wednesday's riot. U.S. Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund resigned on Friday.
Parler social media app appears to be down for some users on web browsers
Parler CEO announces their entire system has been shut down, no vendors will touch them, and that will be offline for the foreseeable future
Trump orders all flags flown at half staff as "a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, and all Capitol Police Officers and law enforcement across this great Nation" through sundown on Jan 13
1 month ago
A man photographed hanging from a balcony above the U.S. Senate Wednesday, in a widely distributed photo from Getty Images, is from Idaho and has been identified by several sources as Josiah Colt
Vice President Mike Pence will attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, according a person familiar with his decision
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