18 January 2022
FBI says person in this photo from Capitol riot is Kyle Fitzsimons, 37, of Lebanon, Maine.  They had been trying to I.D.  He's now facing a number of charges, including assault on a federal police officer.  Fitzsimons was taken into custody without incident11 month ago
FBI says person in this photo from Capitol riot is Kyle Fitzsimons, 37, of Lebanon, Maine. They had been trying to I.D. He's now facing a number of charges, including assault on a federal police officer. Fitzsimons was taken into custody without incident
"USAID will engage and partner with the international community to build a more stable and just world," says @USAID acting administrator Gloria Steele
Former US President Donald Trump declares his refusal to testify during his trial in the Senate
RFE/RL Welcomes Back Jamie Fly As President
#Homicide Yesterday, police responded for the report of a possible burglary in the 500 block of Main Street, Laurel, MD Upon arrival officers found Mr. Bregman deceased inside of his residence. Brian Bregman was a reserve officer for MPD. Photo below from MPD
Biden Says US Will Confront "Authoritarianism" From China And Russia
"America can no longer afford to be absent any longer on the world stage," says @POTUS
Biden: We will review the deployment of American forces abroad in the interest of our national security
"We believe a free press isn't an adversary," says @POTUS, but rather "it is essential" in a democracy
Biden: We stop all American military support in the war in Yemen
Biden: We will continue to support Saudi Arabia to defend its territory and security
Raising the ambition of our climate targets in order to challenge other emitters to up their ante, says @POTUS. "It requires global cooperation
Biden: We have to return to the principle of joint international cooperation
"I'm going to have your back. I promise you, just like you're going to have the backs of the American people," says @POTUS, addressing @StateDept personnel
Biden: We will rebuild alliances and connect with the world
Later today, he'll go up to the 8th floor of the @StateDept to deliver a message to the world, says @POTUS, addressing his diplomats: "America is back. America is back. Diplomacy is back. You are the center of all I intend to do
Box Alarm 300 block Raleigh St SE. 4 children being transported by DC firefighters to the hospital with minor injuries. 1 adult who suffered a medical emergency secondary to the fire is also being transported for further evaluation
Secretary of the State Blinken: I spoke with Ethiopian Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli to express concern about the crisis in Tigray and urge safe and unhindered humanitarian access to prevent further loss of life. Despite current challenges, the U.S. stands ready to support reforms and peaceful elections
Shooting Investigation in the 1700 block of 7th Street NW. Lookout for 2 B/M's, appr. 20 YOA, armed with handgun
Box Alarm 300 block Raleigh St SE. Fire in hallway of 4 story occupied apartment building. fire extinguished. DC firefighters checking for extension. EMS evaluating 2 children. Request investigators
Sullivan says POTUS will announce a review led by SecDef Austin of global force posture, and freeze any troop redeployments from Germany
White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan: We are in talks with France, Britain and Germany to form a united front on the Iranian issue
@jakejsullivan says that withdrawing U.S. support for Saudi's war in Yemen will not "extent to actions against AQAP, which are actions we undertake in service of protecting the homeland and American interests in the region
[email protected] announces that President Biden will end all American support for offensive operations in Yemen
MPD announces an arrest has been made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on 2/3/21 in the 1200 blk of 22nd St, NW.
Box Alarm 3200 Benning Rd NE. DC firefighters worked in tandem with our partners from @DCDPW, who provided a front loader to move the burning trash pile while we utilized the unique capabilities of our Aerial Tower to provide final extinguishment
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters Lt. Arthur Weber of Truck 6 with Mr. Everett Smith, whom the Lt. brought down a ladder during a fire at 1365 Euclid St NW. blaze took place in the 1940s
Box Alarm 3200 Benning Rd Solid Waste Reduction Facility. Fire involves a 20X20 pile of trash burning in one of the pit areas
7100 block 9th St NW. DC firefighters have placed the fire under control. Investigators requested to scene. No injuries
Box Alarm 7100 block 9th St NW. Fire knocked down. No apparent extension into the structure. DC firefighters checking further. No injuries
Box Alarm 7100 block 9th St NW. DC firefighters on scene with fire on the the rear porch of a 2 story row house
US-Russia NewSTART @StateDept Spox @nedprice: "It is manifestly in our interest to have a full 5year extension..So too will we hold Russia to account for its reckless and its adversarial behavior" @CBSNews/UN & @USAmbCD
DHS cyber agency (CISA) is rethinking its debunking of election falsehoods after right-wing backlash
After meeting with Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley & service secretaries this morning, SecDef Lloyd Austin has ordered a stand-down across the US military to have local commanders address the problem of right-wing extremism within the force, per @PentagonPresSec
"Any assessment like that would be necessarily classified," replies @statedeptspox on the official US estimate on how quickly Iran could ramp up enrichment of uranium to nuclear bomb-fuel purity. "Iran is closer. That breakout time is shorter"
"We are disturbed, of course, by these reports" that Aung San Suu Kyi and other NLD leaders are being charged by the military following the BurmaCoup, says @statedeptspox. "The review is ongoing" on assessment of US aid to Myanmar
"We certainly don't expect any contact with Maduro any time soon," says @statedeptspox
The United States has strongly condemned the speech against sexual minorities in Turkey. - AFP
US still recognizes @jguaido as the last legitimate leader elected in Venezuela, adds @statedeptspox
"Nicolas Maduro is a dictator, there's no doubt about that," says @statedeptspox, in response to a question about the shutdown of independent journalism in Venezuela. "We condemn censorship
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"I think it's pretty factual to say they are tools of propaganda who work on behalf of the Russian government," says @PressSec when asked about RT and Sputnik by @SebastianAFP
11 month ago
Russia should "swiftly release" Trevor Reed and Paul Whelan, says @PressSec
11 month ago
"That is under the purview of the National Archives," says @PressSec regarding release of @POTUS45 @WhiteHouse visitor logs. As for release of the current administration's logs: "We do plan to do that on a quarterly basis
11 month ago
"Our view is this bill itself is bipartisan" because of the wide public support, says @PressSec of the CovidReliefBill
11 month ago
"We need to work with our allies" and partners on how we approach our relationship with China, says @PressSec
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Visit by @POTUS on Thursday to @StateDept will be largely focused on his desire to thank members of the foreign and civil services there, says @PressSec, who adds he will also talk broadly about his foreign policy
"So we're gonna all work together with this president, we are united as one big whole package, working with our Republican friends, when we can," says @SenSchumer
The Biden Administration has placed the Trump Administration's plan to withdrawal troops from Europe on hold in order to review the decision - Politico
The Bill to remove Marjorie Taylor Greene from Committees will be voted on tomorrow. It'll pass. Greene will be removed from both Committees
Vice President Kamala Harris and First Gentleman Doug Emhoff pay their respects to fallen Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick in the Capitol Rotunda. Watch the Congressional tribute live:
Blinken: Washington will seize the five-year opportunity to work with Russia on arms control, including all nuclear weapons
House Republicans (including former Trump doctor Rep. Ronny Jackson) draft amendment to bill to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene from her committees. The amendment calls for removal of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from her committees too
Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff pay their respects to falling Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick inside the Capitol Rotunda. Watch live:
Washington Gas reports the repairs are complete and the 5600 block of 5th Street, NW, between Longfellow and Missou
Box Alarm 1300 block Congress St SE. DC firefighters have all fire knocked down on both floors. No injuries reported. Warming bus requested for residents. Displacements anticipated
Box Alarm 1300 block Congress St SE. DC firefighters have located fire extension to the 2nd floor rear. Units are attacking that fire also
Box Alarm 1300 block Congress St SE. Fire 1st floor apartment. DC firefighters have the fire knocked down. Checking for extension
Box Alarm 1300 block Congress St SE. Fire showing from a 2 story building
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden pay their respects to the late U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick as an urn with his cremated remains lies in honor on a black-draped table at center of Capitol Rotunda
US Capitol Officers have now gathered to receive remains of USCP Officer Brian Sicknick. @WUSA9 will stream live, as remains lie in honor here at the Rotunda @CBSNews #breaking
On 2/2 2021 approximately 1:50pm Takoma Park Police responded to the 7000 blk of Carroll Ave for the report of a theft from a U.S. Mail truck. 2 unknown subjects entered the mail truck while it was on its route and stole several package. They fled the scene after
Jen Psaki:We look forward to the continuing work of Space Force and invite the members of the team to come visit us in the briefing room anytime to share an update on their important work
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