In a meeting tonight w the DC Fraternal Order of Police Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn & DC Police Officer Mike Fanone asked for *more* support from union leadership In the face of growing number of GOP lawmakers minimizing January 6th @WUSA9 @CBSNews @EricFlackTV
2 month ago
General Mark Milley, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, thought Trump might attempt a coup after the election. He and other military brass were prepared to stop it. He explicitly and repeatedly compared Trump to Hitler, and MAGA activists to brownshirts
Final : Working Fire - 1500 Block of Butler Street SE - First floor apartment fire - DC firefighters knocked down fire quickly to prevent extension - no injuries - 1 adult and 3 children displaced. @DCMOCRS on scene assisting resident and children
Working Fire - 1500 Block of Butler Street - Fire knocked down - no injuries to report
1500 Block of Butler St SE now a working apartment fire
Box Alarm: 1500 block of Butler St SE - 3 story apt building - smoke showing upon arrival
Final : Box Alarm / 1600 block of 14th Street NW - Small Fire in the walls knocked down - no extension
Box Alarm: 1600 block of 14th Street NW / 2 story restaurant - Fire in the walls - Checking for extension
#More from 4500 block of Old Branch Ave: Fire is out. Searches complete & negative. All residents accounted for. 1 adult male patient & 1 juvenile patient transported with life-threatening injuries. @PGCountyOEM on scene assisting 3 adults, 12 juveniles & 5 pets displaced
"Focus is on applicants already in the pipeline," for SIV processing, says @PressSec but "we have a range of contingencies
2 month ago
Protests for the people of Cuba have been frequent and loud this week outside the White House. Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the house reopened only recently
Despite this, nuclear talks with Iran won't be derailed, says @PressSec
"We categorically condemn" the alleged plot by Iran to kidnap a journalist/activist on US soil, says @PressSec
Still reviewing Cuba policy, says @PressSec, in response to @steveholland1. The weekend protests there "will obviously have an impact on how we proceed
"In terms of the specific numbers" won't be able to provide that for operational reasons, says @PressSec, announcing flights from Afghanistan will begin at the end of this month
"Delta variant poses a threat to Americans of all ages," says @PressSec, adding the pandemic response should not be politicized when asked by @ZekeJMiller about a top health official being fired in Tennessee for wanting to promote vaccinations
First Oil: EIA Servers Reportedly Down Delaying Petroleum Status Report, Will Attempt to Resend at 11am ET EIA
Robbery Investigation at 0230hrs in the 1300 block of Parkwood Pl NE. Lookout for 2 B/M's and 2 B/F's.
Robbery (Gun) in the 4400 block of Benning Rd, NE. LOF: B/M, black mask, black clothing, armed with a handgun
Robbery Investigation at 0128hrs in the 3400 block of Harewood Rd NE. Lookout for 4 juvenile B/M's, 2 armed with long guns and 2 armed with handguns.
Robbery Investigation at 0112hrs in the 5000 block of Sargent Rd NE. Lookout for 4 juvenile B/M's. Two armed with long guns and two armed with handguns.
2800 W Irving Park: a male Hispanic hit a female and pulled out a gun.
Robbery Investigation at 0020hrs in the 4200 block of Connecticut Ave NW. Lookout for 4 juvenile B/M's all subjects are armed. Two are armed with a long rifles and two are armed with handguns.
#a Diplomat was carjacked last night on the 4500 Wisconsin Ave, N.W. Per Police report it states "for the report of an Armed Carjacking of a Diplomat" It was found that V1 had been Car Jacked at Gun Point
U.S. Department of Justice has announced kidnapping conspiracy charges against an Iran intelligence network targeting a U.S.-based journalist
"Done responsibly, leadership in AI can boost our future military tech advantage" per @SecDef "But obviously we aren't the only ones who understand the promise of AI" he adds, citing China
"It includes the Pathfinder project, an algorithm-driven system that helps us better detect airborne threats by using AI to fuse data from military, commercial & government sensors in real time" per @SecDef
"We have more than 600 AI efforts in progress, significantly more than just a year ago" per @SecDef "It includes Project Salus, a predictive tool for finding patterns in COVID19 data that the department built from scratch with some top Silicon Valley companies"
"Given the strategic importance of the United States' relationship with our long-time NATO ally, the Republic of Turkey, I am honored and humbled by the trust President Biden has placed in me with this ambassadorial nomination," says former US Senator Jeff Flake
2 month ago
Happening now: @SecDef Lloyd Austin speaking to The National Security Commission on ArtificialIntelligence "It's a capability that this Department urgently needs to develop even further"