Security Secretary waives 9 days of Biden's inauguration with alert for armed protests

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

15 April 2021
William Watson of Auburn, Ala., was taken into federal custody on Monday. *Authorities say Watson, 23, violated his bond on a July 2 drug case when he traveled to DC to join mob that stormed the Capitol3 month ago
William Watson of Auburn, Ala., was taken into federal custody on Monday. *Authorities say Watson, 23, violated his bond on a July 2 drug case when he traveled to DC to join mob that stormed the Capitol
Yogananda Pittman replaces US Capitol Police chief Steven Sund, who resigned last week after failing to protect the building from rioting Trump supporters. She becomes one of the few Black women police chiefs in US
Gov. Tim Walz said the threats against him by President Donald Trump loyalists at last week's "Storm the Capitol" rally in St. Paul prompted the Minnesota State Patrol to evacuate his son from the governor's mansion
Rep. Pramila Jayapal: I just received a positive COVID19 test result after being locked down in a secured room at the Capitol where several Republicans not only cruelly refused to wear a mask but recklessly mocked colleagues and staff who offered them one
FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next week
Deutsche Bank has decided to refrain from further business with Trump and his company. And Signature Bank, the New York lender that's long catered to his family, said it's cutting ties while it presses for his resignation
U.S. President Donald Trump has privately blamed 'Antifa people' for storming the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday, even though clear video and documentary evidence exists showing the rioters were overwhelmingly his supporters, Axios reported. (Antifa=bogeyman)
President Trump acknowledged that he bears some blame for the Capitol riot last week during a conversation with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, a source familiar told Fox News
Southwest Says 101 People Have Been Evacuated From A Flight At Baltimore/Washington Int'l Airport After Crew Found A Written Threat Upon Arrival
Security Secretary waives 9 days of Biden's inauguration with alert for armed protests
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to use newly declassified U.S. intelligence on Tuesday to publicly accuse Iran of ties to alQaeda, & could cite declassified intel on killing of al-Masri in Tehran
[email protected]'s Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Clarke Cooper also held a closed door meeting with Taiwan Representative to the U.S. @bikhim, marking an immediate fulfillment of @SecPompeo's announcement
2 Capitol Police Officers Suspended For Actions During Rioters' Attack On Capitol. One took a selfie with a rioter, the other donned MAGA hat & "started directing people around, said Rep Tim Ryan. 10-15 other Capitol Police officers are under investigation
Trump, Pence met Monday in Oval Office: senior US official
Latest statement from @USArmy regarding the events surrounding the storming of the USCapitol last week
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 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
3 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"
3 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.
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Parler CEO announces their entire system has been shut down, no vendors will touch them, and that will be offline for the foreseeable future
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