Pro-Trump protesters clash with DC police ahead of electoral vote count in Congress

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4 March 2021
Trump supporters going at it with the police on the steps of the Capitol as Congress counts the Electoral College ballots inside
Protesters are trying to pass police officers and rush into the building. At least one protester arrested
According to pool reporters, @POTUS motorcade has returned to the @WhiteHouse. He has not joined the march to the Capitol as he had promised the crowd
US Capitol Police reports the following streets will be closed due to police activity: 1st Street- between C & D St
Two Capitol Hill buildings now being evacuated by USCP: Cannon House Office Building and Madison Library of Congress Building
Cannon House office building - which is massive - is also being evacuated, per multiple sources. Capitol police just went door by door, running down hallways
Thousands of Trump supporters have breached outdoor Capitol barricades in an attempt to storm Congress. They're climbing on inauguration stands, throwing trash at police, and urging each other to press forward
More chaos at the capitol building in Washington, DC DCProtests StopTheSteal
Police punched people in Washington, District of Columbia
From @TheJusticeDept on SolarWindsHack
Trump Supporters Breach Barriers and Storm Capitol
Protestors and Capitol police in fistfights, mace being shot from both sides
Protesters and police in Washington D.C
Police making a push. Washington, District of Columbia
Republicans object to election tally in Arizona, forcing votes in House and Senate on Biden's victory in state
Floods of people left in the middle of Trump's remarks at the Ellipse and are now headed to the US Capitol
Trump supporters have breached the Capitol building, tearing down 4 layers of security fencing and are attempting to occupy the building — fighting federal police who are overrun. Thousands, police can't stop them
US Congressional session to ratify Biden's victory in the presidency begins
And now @VP is speaking alongside @SpeakerPelosi outlining the procedure
Protesters are charging toward the Captiol steps. Some tried to scale the construction structures and have been tackled by police. They want to enter the building and are making attempts at intervals. Capitol police trying to hold them back
Patriots have made a move on the capital
Hundreds of Trump supporters have stormed the barricades at the back of the Capitol and are marching toward the building
PENCE statement: "Our Founders were deeply skeptical of rallys of power and created a Republic based on separation of powers and checks and balances.Vesting the VP with unilateral authority to decide presidential contests would be entirely antithetical to that design
U.S. Vice President Pence says he shares concerns many Americans have about the integrity of the election, but also says it's not correct that he should be able to accept or reject electoral votes unilaterally
President Trump says he's going to march to the U.S. Capitol with supporters to "cheer on our brave senators and congressmen and women
Pence statement released while Trump talking: "It is my considered judgment that my oath to support and defend the Constitution constrains me from claiming unilateral authority to determine which electoral votes should be counted and which should not
1 month ago
US Vice President Pence Tells Members Of Congress He Shares The Concerns Many Americans Have About The Integrity Of The Election -I Have No Authority To Unilaterally Determine Votes
DC firefighters responded to 526 calls on Tuesday, January 5th. There were 175 critical and 263 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 88 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
Pence will not try to block Biden's electors
Some in the crowd outside the Ellipse start dispersing early as President Trump continues his remarks
In front of thousands of cheering supporters and with the @WhiteHouse as the backdrop, @POTUS reciting a litany of unfounded claims about Election2020
"We have hundreds of thousands of people here," claims @realDonaldTrump. "These people are not going to take it any longer. Turn your cameras please
With the @WhiteHouse as the backdrop, @POTUS about to take the stage at the #SaveAmericaMarch
Biden says it looks like Democrats will lead both House and Senate as Ossoff nears win
Images from a major crash that took place Tuesday evening, January 5th in the 600 block of Southern Ave SE. DC firefighters had to extricate an individual from one vehicle and extinguish another car that caught fire. Three patients were transported with serious injuries
Rudy Giuliani: "Let's have trial by combat"
House Ways and Means chair Richard Neal says that Dems will continue to pursue Trump's tax returns in the new Congress, and intends to reauthorize subpoenas to the Treasury Dept to compel compliance
1 month ago
[email protected]: These scoundrels are only toying with the @sendavidperdue (a great person) vote. Just didn't want to announce quite yet. They've got as many ballots as are necessary. Rigged Election
Turning point in attitudes among allies of @realDonaldTrump. A current paid Trump adviser this a.m: "Trump f--ed the party. He f--ed the party with his conspiracy theories and pushing females and independents away from the party. The bleeding needs to stop. He needs to go
The cause of yesterday's fire on Southern Ave SE that left a resident seriously injured was determined to be accidental, electrical in nature due to use of extension cords as permanent wiring. Extension cords must always be used on a temporary basis only
1 month ago
GA Vote chief not mincing words (and he's a lifelong Republican). When asked who is to blame for GOP losing BOTH senate seats "The President of the United States is 100% 4-square responsible"
1 month ago
[email protected]: The States want to redo their votes. They found out they voted on a FRAUD. Legislatures never approved. Let them do it. BE STRONG
It's difficult to illustrate just how dense this crowd of Trump Supporters is in downtown D.C. hours before President Trump is expected to speak. Internet connection is poor
1 month ago
[email protected]: They just happened to find 50,000 ballots late last night. The USA is embarrassed by fools. Our Election Process is worse than that of third world countries
Not a mask to be seen at the Trump rally
1 month ago
[email protected]: THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND, MORE LY, OUR COUNTRY, NEEDS THE PRESIDENCY MORE THAN EVER BEFORE - THE POWER OF THE VETO. STAY STRONG
1 month ago
[email protected]: States want to correct their votes, which they now know were based on irregularities and fraud, plus corrupt process never received legislative approval. All Mike Pence has to do is send them back to the States, AND WE WIN. Do it Mike, this is a time for extreme courage
1 month ago
[email protected]: Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd is so happy with the fake voter tabulation process that he can't even get the words out straight. Sad to watch
In brief remarks, @ossoff claims victory and says he looks forward to serving Georgia in the US Senate1 month ago
In brief remarks, @ossoff claims victory and says he looks forward to serving Georgia in the US Senate
1 month ago
Jon Ossoff claims victoria in Georgia Senate Race
Thousands gather on the National Mall near the Ellipse, Washington Monument, and Freedom Plaza to March for Trump. This as Congress is set to open electoral college votes around 1 pm
Six people were arrested in Washington amid thousands of people gearing up for larger protests in support of President Trump scheduled for Wednesday, according to DC Police
S Democrat Raphael Warnock, a Black pastor with deep roots in Georgia, narrowly ousts Republican rival Senator Kelly Loeffler, CBS, NBC and CNN report, in the first of two critical runoff elections that will decide control of the US Senate1 month ago
S Democrat Raphael Warnock, a Black pastor with deep roots in Georgia, narrowly ousts Republican rival Senator Kelly Loeffler, CBS, NBC and CNN report, in the first of two critical runoff elections that will decide control of the US Senate
In Washington DC protest by far-right activists "Proud Boys" briefly confronts police, but fails to start street riot
Jon Ossoff campaign statement: When all the votes are counted we fully expect that Jon Ossoff will have won this election to represent Georgia in the United States Senate. The outstanding vote is squarely in parts of the state where Jon's performance has been dominant1 month ago
Jon Ossoff campaign statement: "When all the votes are counted we fully expect that Jon Ossoff will have won this election to represent Georgia in the United States Senate. The outstanding vote is squarely in parts of the state where Jon's performance has been dominant
Pro-Trump protesters clash with DC police ahead of electoral vote count in Congress
1 month ago
Fact check: President Trump on Tuesday wrongly suggested that the normal process of counting and reporting votes was a sign of fraud
1 month ago
[email protected]: If Vice President @Mike_Pence comes through for us, we will win the Presidency. Many States want to decertify the mistake they made in certifying incorrect & even fraudulent numbers in a process NOT approved by their State Legislatures (which it must be). Mike can send it back
Scene in BLM Plaza as police clash with Trump supporters trying to rush the line DC WashingtonDC
1 month ago
[email protected]: Just happened to have found another 4000 ballots from Fulton County. Here we go
Trump supporters are attacking the DC police at this moment
1 month ago
[email protected]: Looks like they are setting up a big "voter dump" against the Republican candidates. Waiting to see how many votes they need
"The Vice President and I are in total agreement that the Vice President has the power to act," says @POTUS in fresh statement refuting @nytimes report
Crash with entrapment & fire Southern Ave & 6th St SE. 1 trapped in vehicle that is not in fire. Nobody inside burning vehicle. 2nd patient on ground. DC firefighters extinguishing fire and conducting extrication
1 month ago
President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush to attend @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris' inauguration later this month, per Bush's chief of staff
The FBI is not commenting on breach of aviation frequencies, threatening Capitol on Wednesday, but said it takes "all threats of violence to public safety seriously." The Federal Aviation Administration said it is in contact with law enforcement.
US VP Pence Said To Have Told Trump He Lacks Power To Change Election Result - NYT
Biden is likely to choose former ISIS coalition envoy and longtime MidEast hand Brett McGurk for a top NSC job managing the Middle East and North Africa
1 month ago
Pelosi announces additional committee assignments for 117th Congress Oversight and Reform Committee: Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York Congresswoman Katie Porter of California Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Michigan Congresswoman Cori Bush of Missouri
Early images as DC firefighters began to battle a basement fire in the 600 block of Southern Ave SE. Firefighters rescued an elderly man from the burning basement and transported him to an area hospital
"If Republicans bring a challenge to a state, we then break into separate House and Senate sessions to debate," @SpeakerPelosi tells colleagues. January6th
Three GOP Virginia envoys sign letter asking Vice President Mike Pence to nullify Virginia's certified election results, Delegate Dave LaRock tells after putting the pen to the paper
During a meeting with his COVID19 response team today, @JoeBiden directed the members "to explore all possible avenues — particularly increasing federal leadership — to accelerate getting the U.S. population vaccinated," according to @Transition46
At poll closing, CBS News estimates the Senate runoff between David Perdue (R) and Jon Ossoff (D) is a toss-up1 month ago
At poll closing, CBS News estimates the Senate runoff between David Perdue (R) and Jon Ossoff (D) is a toss-up
At poll closing, CBS News estimates the Senate runoff between Kelly Loeffler (R) and Raphael Warnock (D) is a toss-up1 month ago
At poll closing, CBS News estimates the Senate runoff between Kelly Loeffler (R) and Raphael Warnock (D) is a toss-up
President Trump confirms he will address supporters at Wednesday's 'Save America March' in D.C
1 month ago
[email protected]: I will be speaking at the SAVE AMERICA RALLY tomorrow on the Ellipse at 11AM Eastern. Arrive early — doors open at 7AM Eastern. BIG CROWDS
1 month ago
[email protected]: Antifa is a Terrorist Organization, stay out of Washington. Law enforcement is watching you very closely. @DeptofDefense @TheJusticeDept @DHSgov @DHS_Wolf @SecBernhardt @SecretService @FBI
1 month ago
[email protected]: I hope the Democrats, and even more importantly, the weak and ineffective RINO section of the Republican Party, are looking at the thousands of people pouring into D.C. They won't stand for a landslide election victory to be stolen
1 month ago
[email protected]: Washington is being inundated with people who don't want to see an election victory stolen by emboldened Radical Left Democrats. Our Country has had enough, they won't take it anymore. We hear you (and love you) from the Oval Office. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN
Freshmen Congresswoman @Miller_Congress at a rally in the Nation's Capitol saying "Hitler was right."
Here's the #SolarWindsHack joint statement
[email protected] @CISAgov @ODNIgov @NSAGov say all signs still point to Russia in #SolarWindsHack. The actor "likely Russian in origin, is responsible for most or all of the recently discovered, ongoing cyber compromises of both government & non-governmental networks" per statement
A D.C. Superior Court judge released Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio on Tuesday, ordering him to stay out of Washington, D.C., until his next court appearance on June 8, according to NBC News
Although 1 person suffered serious injuries at Southern Ave SE fire, working smoke alarms alerted other residents who safely evacuated. Another example of why having working smoke alarms in your home is critical
I'm in downtown #DC today at the "Stop the Steal" rally at Freedom Plaza. There are scores of Trump flags, MAGA hats and very few face masks. Police presence here is minimal, though the streets of downtown have been totally shut down in anticipation of events today and tomorrow
As 2 days of Pro-Trump election protests get underway, Downtown DC businesses are once again boarding up as they prep for possible violence
Working Fire 600 block Southern Ave SE. DC firefighters have exposed & extinguished all hidden fire in walls. Fire under control. Investigators on scene to determine cause. No injuries other than adult male victim rescued from basement. Displacements anticipated
Working Fire 600 block Southern Ave SE. DC firefighters located and rescued 1 victim from burning basement. Victim transported with serious injuries. Basement fire knocked down. Still have fire in walls on floors above
Pro-Trump rally speaker in D.C. tells attendees to hug while yelling "mass spreader event" repeatedly
VIEW Now above "Stop the Steal" Rally in DC — only a few thousand people here in Freedom Plaza ahead of a 5PM start time. Roger Stone & George Papadopolous will be speaking
"Who here is up to the task of not wearing a mask . Jesus is king and it's time to let freedom ring" - speaker at Trump rally
1 month ago
[email protected]: GEORGIA. Get out today and VOTE for @KLoeffler and @Perduesenate
Jericho March activists at the Supreme Court cheer declaration that Trump will serve another term because it has been prophesied
Box Alarm 600 block Southern Ave SE. Fire in basement. DC firefighters in process of removing a victim
In Washington DC a large crowd has gathered in Freedom Plaza for stopthesteal rally
Box Alarm 600 block Southern Ave SE. Smoke showing from a 2 story end of row dwelling
1 month ago
House GOP engaged in debate this AM over whether to overturn election results, according to multiple members. The debate was kicked off by Rep. Chip Roy, who argued that Congress should not do so; Rep. Mike Johnson argued the opposite side. Others jumped in. Leaders stayed quiet
Pro-Trump protesters begin gathering in D.C. ahead of Electoral College certification of Biden's win. MTPDaily @ellisonbarber: D.C. police are "expecting these rallies to be bigger than the similar rallies we saw in November and also in December
Chairman of US Helsinki Commision, @SenatorWicker calls on @SecPompeo and US Attorney General's office to review US legal assistance treaty with Switzerland because of obvious Russian corruption in their dealing with Magnitsky case
1 month ago
[email protected]: Reports are coming out of the 12th Congressional District of Georgia that Dominion Machines are not working in certain Republican Strongholds for over an hour. Ballots are being left in lock boxes, hopefully they count them. Thank you Congressman @RickAllen
Large crowds gather in DC Tuesday ahead of pro-Trump rallies
Businesses boarded up in Washington, D.C., ahead of expected protests
US Capitol Police reports a road closure in the 100 Block of East Capitol Street NE, and First Street between Const
Shortly after Trump claimed he has an authority he doesn't, Pence arrived at the White House, per @Kevinliptakcnn
[email protected] plans to contest Arizona's electors, marking the third state that will face objection from a Republican senator
Biden to nominate Wendy Sherman and Victoria Nuland to serve as Deputy SecState and Under Sec for Political Affairs, respectively. Jon Finer will be deputy Nat Sec adviser under Jake Sullivan. Amanda Sloat will be senior dir for Europe on NSC
1 month ago
[email protected]: The Vice President has the power to reject fraudulently chosen electors
Iowa Sen. Charles E. Grassley, the Senate president pro tempore, says he and not Vice President Mike Pence will preside over the certification of Electoral College votes, since "we don't expect him to be there
1 month ago
[email protected]: Georgia, get out and VOTE for two great Senators, @KLoeffler and @sendavidperdue. So important to do so
1 month ago
[email protected]: Pleased to announce that @KLoeffler & @sendavidperdue have just joined our great StopTheSteal group of Senators. They will fight the ridiculous Electoral College Certification of Biden. How do you certify numbers that have now proven to be wrong and, in many cases, fraudulent
Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., made the request in a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray calling for an investigation into possible violations by President Donald Trump of election laws
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