Biden: The attack on Congress represents an armed coup against America, and we will hold those involved accountable

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26 February 2021
1 month ago
Additional criminal charges filed against an Arizona man who authorities say took part in the CapitolSiege while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns
Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez are set to perform at President-elect Joe Biden's scaled-back inauguration ceremony
USA: Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticized US President Donald Trump for inciting hatred against racial and religious minorities in his annual report on global human rights released on Wednesday
The Washington Post: FAA issues special order aimed at cracking down on unruly airline passengers after Capitol riot
Barricades in the middle of Connecticut Avenue - @washingtondc closures now extend up to L street as part of Inauguration2021 security.
D.C.'s Metro to close 13 stations for a week amid threats of inauguration violence
1 month ago
President-elect Biden releases statement on impeachment of President Trump: " I hope that the Senate leadership will find a way to deal with their Constitutional responsibilities on impeachment while also working on the other urgent business of this nation
Biden: The attack on Congress represents an armed coup against America, and we will hold those involved accountable
Biden: The attack on Congress was carried out by extremist politicians and domestic militants
1 month ago
Joint statement by Johnson and Graham: We call for the formation of a commission of inquiry into security failures on the day of the congressional storming
Statement from @JoeBiden on Impeachment2
QAnon supporting @HouseGOP member Marjorie Taylor Greene: On January 21st, I’m filing Articles of Impeachment on President-elect @JoeBiden. 75 million Americans are fed up with inaction.
Snapchat will permanently ban President Trump's account on Jan. 20, Axios has learned, after locking it indefinitely last week following the Capitol siege
Trump: There are reports of protests looming and I have been briefed by the Secret Service about potential threats
Impeachment article signed by @SpeakerPelosi
Chuck Schumer: Donald Trump has deservedly become the first president in American history to bear the stain of impeachment twice over. The Senate is required to act and will proceed with his trial and hold a vote on his conviction
National Guard says while it appreciates offers from well-wishers who want to donate pillows and other "comfort items" to the troops, after photos circulated showing them sleeping at the Capitol, "we are not logistically able to accept donations of any kind
Here's the full statement from @senatemajldr
1 month ago
10 House Republicans voted to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Gonzalez (OH) ; Rep. Meijer (MI) ; Rep. Upton (MI) ; Rep. Cheney (WY) ; Rep. Katko (NY) ; Rep. Kinzinger (IL) ; Rep. Rice (SC) ; Rep. Herrera Beutler (WA) ; Rep. Newhouse (WA) ; Rep. Valadao (CA)
A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with last week's U.S. Capitol breach. Kevin James Lyons faces federal charges, and a court hearing is underway
For a second time, President Donald John Trump is impeached by the House of Representatives
Joe Biden transition team statement: The president-elect and his team take security threats very seriously
1 month ago
As of 3:50 p.m. ET Wednesday, 7 of 211 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney ; Rep. Kinzinger ; Rep. Katko ; Rep. Upton ; Rep. Herrera Beutler ; Rep. Newhouse ; Rep. Meijer 215+ House Democrats support impeachment (218 needed)
National Guardsmen protecting the US Capitol were told to prepare for the possibility of improvised explosive devices being used by individuals trying to attack the Capitol in the days surrounding the presidential inauguration.
"I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate," @senatemajldr tells @GOP colleagues
In a White House statement, President Trump says that amid reports of potential violence, "there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind"
6 Republicans have announced they will vote for impeachment of Donald Trump: - Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) - Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) - Rep. John Katko (R-NY) - Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) - Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) - Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA)
1 month ago
As of 1:40 p.m. ET Wednesday, 6 House Republicans say they will vote to impeach President Trump: ; Rep. Cheney ; Rep. Kinzinger ; Rep. Katko ; Rep. Upton ; Rep. Herrera Beutler ; Rep. Newhouse 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. 218 votes needed to impeach
The group that tried to put the banner up on the Capitol fence was met by police and pushed back off Capitol grounds. Some National Guard joined along the back, back line
"The president bears responsibility for last week's attack by mob rioters" says @GOPLeader McCarthy, opposing impeachment and calling for a fact-finding mission and censure resolution
Kevin McCarthy says there is "absolutely no evidence" that Antifa took part in the riots at the Capitol
There are more troops/police out here than protesters
[email protected]_Jordan, ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, called for a vote among GOP members on whether @RepLizCheney should be removed as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her support for impeaching the president
Republican leader in the Senate: We will not come early to discuss impeachment of Trump
Protesters yell at the police line now formed at 3rd and Pennsylvania
Capitol Police now telling the group they are in a restricted area and must leave or be subject to arrest
The military perimeter around the US Capitol is widening
McConnell's office called Schumer's people today + told them McConnell would not consent to reconvening immediately under the 2004 emergency authorities, a person familiar says. So the Senate won't reconvene Friday, or almost certainly before Jan. 19. Trial in Biden term
D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee now says more than 20,000 National Guard members can be expected in the District for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration
Video shows National Guard troops sleeping in the hallways of the U.S. Capitol. The National Guard will remain on the grounds to protect against possible attacks leading up to Joe Biden's inauguration
[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"
1 month 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
1 month ago
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
1 month 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
1 month 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 WA 215+ House Democrats support impeachment. Vote expected Wednesday
1 month 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
1 month ago
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
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