As of 11:55 p.m. ET Tuesday, 5 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney of WY ; Rep. Kinzinger of IL ; Rep. Katko of NY ; Rep. Upton of MI ; Rep. Herrera Beutler of CA 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. Vote expected Wednesday

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

15 January 2021
[email protected] makes clear again he's opposed to impeachment, saying it's "the last thing the country needs." Also includes this line: "As to Senate leadership, I fear they are making the problem worse, not better"
2 day ago
Eric Trump: NYC "has no legal right to end our contracts and if they elect to proceed, they will owe The Trump Org. over $30 million dollars. This is nothing more than political discrimination, an attempt to infringe on the first amendment and we plan to fight vigorously
The rioter wearing a "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt has been arrested in Newport News, Virginia: CBS
"Camp Auschwitz" intruder photographed inside United States Capitol arrested. Suspected white supremacist Robert Keith Packer arrested this morning in Virginia and expected to make appearance soon in Norfolk court. h/t @alex_mallin
[email protected] will cancel reservations in the Washington, D.C. metro area during the Inauguration week. Additionally, no new reservations will be allowed -
There are more US troops deployed on Capitol Hill now than in Iraq or Afghanistan. The 15,000 mobilized for Inauguration equals 3 times the number of US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan combined
Scene here in the Washington Capitol today
With impeachment debate beginning today in the US House of Representatives, hundreds of NationalGuard troops waited inside the USCapitol Visitor's Center to reinforce security
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As of 9 a.m. ET Wednesday, 5 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney of WY ; Rep. Kinzinger of IL ; Rep. Katko of NY ; Rep. Upton of MI ; Rep. Herrera Beutler of WA 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. 218 votes needed to impeach
Rep: @DaniellaMicaela. I spotted the National Guard sleeping in the hallways of the Capitol as I walked in this morning
Scottsdale prosecutors seek to arrest Tim Gionet/Baked Alaska for violating the terms of his release on assault charges for macing a bouncer in a performative attack on mask wearing. The violation is going to DC to trash the capitol. ⁦@baxter_eh⁩
2 day ago
Today, ⁦@JoeBiden⁩ announced @SamanthaJPower⁩ as his nominee for ⁦@USAID⁩ administrator and elevated the position to become a member of the National Security Council
hundreds of troops napping and lining up in the Congressional Visitor Center as streets around here are largely blocked. Many are cuddling their firearms, fatigues over their heads to block light, and riot gear in neat piles
Stabbing Investigation in the 3000 of block Stanton Road SE .
The US official, who requested anonymity to speak about sensitive national security matters, said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Tuesday's airstrike with Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen, Israel's spy agency, at Café Milano in Washington on Monday
House votes to invoke 25th amendment, but Vice President Pence has already said he will not go along. Republican voting YEA: @RepKinzinger
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As of 11:55 p.m. ET Tuesday, 5 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney of WY ; Rep. Kinzinger of IL ; Rep. Katko of NY ; Rep. Upton of MI ; Rep. Herrera Beutler of WA 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. Vote expected Wednesday
2 day ago
As of 11:55 p.m. ET Tuesday, 5 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney of WY ; Rep. Kinzinger of IL ; Rep. Katko of NY ; Rep. Upton of MI ; Rep. Herrera Beutler of CA 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. Vote expected Wednesday
DC Guard around the Capitol were armed as of 6pm tonight. This will apply to the 10,000 Guardsmen on Inauguration duty around the Capitol
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As of 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, 4 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney of Wyoming ; Rep. Kinzinger of Illinois ; Rep. Katko of New York ; Rep. Upton of Michigan 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. Vote expected Wednesday
Christopher Stanton Georgia, man charged in Capitol riot, killed himself with a gunshot to the chest at his home in Alphretta, Georgia, medical examiner says - WXIA
Pelosi announces impeachment managers. Rep. Jamie Raskin is the lead
Steve Scalise, No. 2 in GOP leadership, told he would oppose impeaching Trump. "This is divisive. I mean, we need to be focused on the country right now and ratcheting down the rhetoric." (Scalise voted to throw out Pa and Az electoral results)
Mayor Bowser met with Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to request that he cancel permits for DC protests between now and Inauguration. So far he has not agreed, despite threat of violence. Attached are all protest permits from National Park Service thru Jan 20
Richard Hudson just walks through the metal detector, no concern that he set off the magnetometer
On Fox just now, @glennbeck drew similarity between Big Tech banning Trump and others who have broken platform rules and what the Germans did during WWII: "This is like the Germans with the Jews behind the wall. They would put them in the ghetto. This is the digital ghetto"
Louie Gohmert just walked around the magnetometer. "You can't stop me; I'm on my way to a vote," he said as he passed the policemen
Pence confirms he's a "no" on 25th Amendment
Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, who has bragged about her desire to carry a weapon on Capital Hill is currently in a standoff with Capitol Police at the newly installed Metal Detectors outside the chamber doors
House of Representatives set to vote on resolution calling on Pence to invoke 25th Amendment
Trump is back inside the White House sans comment to press pool who shouted questions about impeachment and @senatemajldr. Eight days til inauguration of next president
House Judiciary report says Capitol Police have briefed lawmakers on additional protests, including one where pro-Trump supporters would attempt to kill Democratic lawmakers "so that Republicans could take control of the government
2 day ago
As of 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, 3 Republican House members have announced their support to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney of Wyoming ; Rep. Kinzinger of Illinois ; Rep. Katko of New York
6 REPUBLICANS introduce resolution to CENSURE Trump over trying to overturn election and encouraging "lawless action" at Capitol on 1/6
[email protected]_Cheney says she'll vote to impeach Trump
The chairman of @HouseForeign, @RepGregoryMeeks, and the ranking @GOP member, @RepMcCaul, have released a statement on the demotion of @pwidakuswara
Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.) reacts to being incl'd on "good persons"/"bad persons" list of Alabama man arrested for bringing explosives & guns to Capitol. Carson: "These were not idle threats. These were planned and organized measures to take my life, my colleagues' lives
Both the top Dem & Republican on House Foreign Affairs demanding answers on why Voice of America reassigned its White House reporter after she tried to question Pompeo: "This is the United States of America–we do not punish our journalists for seeking answers to their questions"
CDC requiring a negative Covid-19 test for all air passengers entering the U.S. starting on Jan. 26. "Air passengers are required to get a viral test (a test for current infection) within the 3 days before their flight to the U.S. departs," the CDC says in a statement
GOP Rep. John Katko becomes first House Republican to back Trump impeachment
D) Blodgett: Thank you in advance for your corporation with the United States Capitol Police and Sergeant at Arms staff during the screening process. Additionally, Members are reminded that they are required to wear masks when entering and while in the Chamber
The alt-right conspiracy theorist Patrick Byrne is tossed off Twitter
NYT: Senator Mitch McConnell is said to believe President Trump committed impeachable offenses, and to be pleased Democrats are moving to impeach him
Republican @senrobportman calls on Donald Trump "to address the nation and explicitly urge his supporters to remain peaceful & refrain from violence" "If our nation experiences addt'l violence & destruction at the hands of his supporters.he will bear responsibility"
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH): "I call on President Trump to address the nation and explicitly urge his supporters to remain peaceful and refrain from violence"
@senrobportman: "Today, I call on President Trump to address the nation and explicitly urge his supporters to remain peaceful and refrain from violence"
"The violent riot in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021 was a direct assault on the U.S. Congress, the Capitol building, and our Constitutional process." - Message to the Joint Force from Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Mark Milley and the rest of the Joint Chiefs
Criminal complaint for DSM accused Capitol rioter Doug Jensen out. Says he's an adherent of the QAnon conspiracy theory & admitted to @DMPolice he chased a USCP officer (as seen on video), said he wanted his shirt seen on video so Q could "get the credit"
A) Schumer: What Trump did today, blaming others for what he caused is a pathological technique used by the worst of dictators. Trump causes the anger, he causes the divisiveness, he foments the violence and blames others for it. That is despicable
DOJ says "we're looking at significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy," charges that have prison terms of up to 20 years. "You will be charged and you will be found," acting US attorney in DC Michael Sherwin says
Acting Attorney General in Washington: There are people who planted bombs and explosive devices around the Congress building after it was stormed
Acting Attorney General in Washington: Those who planted bombs and explosive devices around the Congress building during its storming will be arrested and held accountable
DOJ says pipe bombs planted at RNC/DNC were real devices with timers. Looking at if this was coordinated effort with command and control @fox5dc
The Capitol grounds are essentially a crime scene, says Michael Sherling, acting US Atty D.C
Acting DC US Atty Michael Sherwin says that the Capitol "is a crime scene." Predicts "hundreds of cases"
FBI says it has opened over 160 cases since U.S. Capitol riot last week and "that's just the tip of the iceberg." More than 100,000 tips received, head of D.C. field office says
3 day ago
Trump, in remarks from Texas, says "now is the time for our nation to heal." He then talks about the foundation of the "MAGA agenda" being law and order
3 day ago
President Donald Trump speaking now: "The 25th Amendment is of zero risk to me but will come back to haunt Joe Biden and the Biden administration. As the saying goes, be careful what you wish for
Trump at a section of the border wall, Alamo, Texas3 day ago
Trump at a section of the border wall, Alamo, Texas
[email protected] on a press call just now said she believes the new Democratic Senators - Ossoff, Warnock and Padilla - will be sworn in on January 19th
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US ambassador to UN Kelly Craft was expected to arrive in Taiwan on Wednesday and meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. Now her visit, as well as Pompeo's scheduled Europe trip, have all been cancelled
DOJ says it arrested a 45-year-old Chicago man for allegedly threatening violence at the inauguration. Here's the voicemail they say he left for a House member
U.S. Army working with Secret Service to see if any soldiers deploying to nation's capital require "additional background screening," spokesman says. Army and FBI looking at who took part in U.S. Capitol riot to "determine if the individuals have any connection to the Army
Canceling the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Belgium, which was scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday
Rep. Maxine Waters tells @nbcwashington - "I do not feel safe and I'm still I still haven't decided that I would attend the inauguration"
The assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office should probably expedite his resignation letter
Senator Cassidy shares a picture of a man he says US Capitol Police want for questioning in connection with the murder of Capitol Police Officer Sicknick
Reps. Debbie Dingell and Anthony Brown have introduced legislation that would impose $1,000 fines on any Member of Congress refusing to wear a mask on Capitol Grounds during the COVID19 pandemic
Chilling new details on Lonnie Coffman, the man arrested for bringing explosives & guns to the Capitol. Police found a note containing list of "bad persons" (incl'g a judge) & "good persons," & contact info for right-wing pundits Mark Levin & Hannity and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex)
Md Gov. Hogan said the state is doubling its National Guard presence in D.C. from 500 to 1,000
Chuck Schumer, Leader of the Democrats in the Senate: The travel ban should be applied to those who participated in the storming of Congress
A total of 15,000 National Guard members have now been activated and will deploy to Washington, D.C., to help provide security in the run-up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden
Yesterday State announced Pompeo was traveling to Brussels on Jan 13-14. Today State announces that all State travel has been canceled, including Pompeo's trip to Europe, as department prepares transition efforts
A day before the riots in Congress, an FBI office in Virginia issued an explicit internal warning that extremists were preparing to travel to Washington to commit violence and "war": Washington Post
For weeks, Trump had urged his supporters to go to D.C. to stop the certification of election results. Several simultaneous rallies are planned, including the "wild rally" on the Capitol lawn, as this supporter-made map shows
Another arrest. A NY man is accused of taking a police shield after unlawfully entering US Capitol on Jan
GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik loses her post at Harvard over her lies about election fraud
Federal prosecutors in DC have obtained the first indictments of individuals for activities in or related to the Jan. 6th Capitol riot. Mark Leffingwell was indicted under the federal anti-riot act used in civil unrest cases last year
The U.S. attorney's office in D.C. says it will begin investigating assaults and threats against journalists who were covering the Capitol riot
Sen. Lindsey Graham, who last week said he and President Trump had a "hell of a journey" but it was time to "count me out" because "enough was enough," is flying to Texas on Air Force One today, per the pool
Just on @MSNBC: During a briefing on security threats, House Democrats were reminded that the purchase of a bulletproof vest is a "reimbursable expense
Rep. Brad Schneider says he tested positive for COVID19, becoming the third Democrat to do so after sheltering at the Capitol with several Republicans who were unmasked for "several hours" during Wednesday's siege
Secretary of State on U.S. Capitol riot: "What happened that day was terrible, and I have said repeatedly that those people who engaged in this activity need to be identified, prosecuted, and they are criminals and ought to be treated as such," Pompeo tells @hughhewitt
DC Attorney General says Trump, others, 'hyped up' crowd that stormed Capitol building
Trump considers the ban imposed by social media platforms a "catastrophic mistake"
Pompeo: Al-Qaeda member Abu Muhammad al-Masri was killed last August in the Iranian capital, Tehran
Pompeo: "Iran helped Al Qaeda carry out the 9/11 attacks."
Pompeo: Al Qaeda is working to protect the Iranian regime
Pompeo: Iran granted passports to Al Qaeda members, allowed them to collect money, and gave them freedom of movement
Pompeo: Tehran has allowed Al Qaeda to establish a base on Iranian soil
Pompeo: Iran has provided great support to Al Qaeda
Pompeo: Al Qaeda has found a safe haven in Iran
Pompeo reveals intelligence about Iran's relationship with Al Qaeda
Trump: What Nancy Pelosi is doing in the House of Representatives is unacceptable
Trump: The border wall with Mexico made a difference soon in stemming the flow of migrants
President Trump told reporters that the House's push to impeach him again is "absolutely ridiculous" and is causing "tremendous anger," @justinsink Trump did not address his own role in inciting the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, for which he may get impeached
NYPD says it is working with the FBI with regards to allegations that a member of the department "may have been involved in the events that marred the Capitol last week
VoiceOfAmerica reporter Patsy Widakuswara reassigned after trying to ask MikePompeo at Monday's @voa event
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Aaron Mostofsky, the son of a Brooklyn judge was arrested Tuesday morning by authorities in NYC for his connection with his alleged involvement in the insurrection at the Capitol spoke, a law enforcement official tells @brynnCNN
Senate hearing today on civilian control of Armed Services, in preparation for confirmation of retired Gen Lloyd Austin to be DefSec
US House bill to abolish the electoral college. Formally introduced
Pompeo: The Trump administration considers the Iranian government a group of extremist ideologists
Pompeo: Iran's leaders make threats to the states and Israel daily
Pompeo: There is a difficulty in finding a moderate within the Iranian government to build a normal relationship
Capitol Police briefed Democrats about three more potentially gruesome demonstrations planned in the coming days, with one plot to encircle the Capitol and assassinate Democrats and some Republicans
GOP Rep. Cheney calls impeachment a "vote of conscience"
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
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