24 September 2021
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Here's video of the entire 112 seconds of remarks from @PressSec:
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Those in the building are working for a peaceful transfer of power, says @PressSec, who quickly departs podium without taking any questions from shouting reporters
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"Those who violent besieged the Capitol are the opposite of everything this administration stands for," says @PressSec
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Violence of CapitolSiege condemned "in the strongest possible terms," says @PressSec. "We grieve for the loss of life and those injured
#ThrowbackThursday DC firefighters wet down the remains of the Central Market at 5th & K Sts NW, after it was gutted by a major multiple alarm fire
Federal prosecutor doesn't rule out prosecuting Trump for inciting Capitol riot
Boeing Charged with 737 Max Fraud Conspiracy and Agrees to Pay over $2.5 Billion
Senate Armed Services will hold a confirmation hearing for Lloyd Austin to be Biden's Defense Secretary on Jan. 19th
US Department of Justice: There are national security concerns after materials were stolen from the Congress building
Seditious conspiracy charges as well as rioting and insurrection will be considered in arrests related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol, Justice Department officials said on Thursday
The individuals arrested were from the following areas: 1 from DC 11 from MD & VA 50 from other states; PA, NC, MI, OR, NY, CT, AZ, MS, FL, GA, WI, CA, CO, WY, MA, IL, WV, ND. 6 had no fixed addresses
USCP: ALL CLEAR. The USCP has cleared the incident with the Suspicious Package at First Street between Maryland Avenue SW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. The area has reopened and any associated road closures will clear momentarily
Republican Senator Graham: The American elections were legitimate
USCP: The USCP is responding to a Suspicious Package located at First Street between Maryland Avenue SW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins calls for President Trump to be removed from office before Jan. 20 via the 25th Amendment or impeachment. "If the vice president and Cabinet do not act, the Congress may be prepared to move forward with impeachment," she told reporters
Pelosi: I am calling for the resignation of the Capitol Police Chief.Mr. Sund.and I have received notice from the Sgt at Arms, Mr. Irving, that he will be submitting his resignation
Pelosi: Trump "is a very dangerous person who should not continue to serve in office
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: Invoke the 25th amendment, and if that doesn't happen, impeachment should be considered
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Joe Biden: Trump pushed the military to fire tear gas canisters at the people
Joe Biden: "What we witnessed yesterday was not dissent. It was not disorder. It was not protest. It was chaos. They weren't protesters. Don't dare call them protesters. They were a riotous mob. Insurrectionists. Domestic terrorists. It's that basic. It's that simple."
The head of the civil rights division at @TheJusticeDept is abruptly resigning
[email protected] Dir Christopher Wray promising to hold mob that stormed USCapitol to account "The violence & destruction of property.showed a blatant & appalling disregard for our institutions" he says "Make no mistake.we will hold accountable those who participated"
Heavy military presence now at the US Capitol.
According to DC police, a 34-year old woman from Kennesaw, Georgia was one of the people that died in the riots yesterday
MPD seeks assistance in identifying persons of interest responsible for Unlawful Entry offenses that occurred yesterday on US Capitol Grounds, 100 block of 1st Street, NW.
Police identify woman who was fatally shot as Trump supporters stormed Capitol
DC Police Chief says there have been 68 arrests in relation to the Capitol breach yesterday: 60 men and 8 women. The Chief made a point that only one person arrested was from DC.
Facebook indefinitely bans President Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts after a mob of pro-Trump supporters violently stormed the U.S. Capitol
E) Sund As these other violent events were unfolding across the Capitol Complex, the USCP officers were simultaneously responding to a report of a pipe bomb in the 300 block of First Street, SE, and a second pipe bomb in the 400 block of Canal Street, SE
After protesters stormed the US Capitol, security is being increased as a heavy duty metal fence is going up
This is a look at some of the damage from inside the U.S. Capitol after protesters stormed the building Wednesday. There was shattered glass and broken furniture. "Stop the steal" and "treason" signs were also left behind
Much calmer at the US Capitol but that doesn't mean officials are letting their guard down. @MayorBowser has announced that DC will be under a state of public emergency until January 21, the day after the inauguration of @JoeBiden
Ryan Tully has resigned from the NSC. He was senior director for European and Russian Affairs. Quit after yesterday's events at US Capitol
Photo of one of two suspected explosive devices discovered in Washington, D.C
Inside the U.S. Capitol this morning, there doesn't appear to be a ton of damage. Some broken windows, scattered furniture and @SpeakerPelosi's sign outside her office is missing
Here's what it looked like inside the Capitol building this morning after Trump supporters stormed the building Wednesday and broke into Senate chambers
Virginia State Police arrives in the nation's capital along with thousands of National Guard, reinforcements some lawmakers say arrived much too late given the threats of violence surrounding Jan. 6 when Congress planned to certify the election
The day after the siege of the Capitol — more than 6 dozen Virginia State Police vehicles and unmarked law enforcement cars near the west side of the Capitol.
Netanyahu in 1st response to the attempted coup in the US: American democracy has always inspired me. The rampage of the capitol was a disgraceful act and must condemned. American democracy will prevail
New POTUS statement: "Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20th. I have always said we would continue our fight to ensure that only legal votes were counted. While this represents the end of the greatest first term in presidential history, it’s only the beginning of our fight to Make America Great Again."
"The chair declares the joint session dissolved," concludes @VP
And @Mike_Pence makes it formal at 3:41 am, announcing @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris have each received 306 votes
Vermont affirms Biden - Harris victory in joint session
The US Congress approves Biden winning more than 270 electoral votes, guaranteeing him the presidency
Republican Senator Ted Cruz: The Congressional attack is a despicable act of terrorism
After two hours of heated debate, the House of Representatives rejected the Republican objections to certify Pennsylvania's Electoral College ballots
VP and Senators walking into the House chamber. Announcer person : "Madam Speaker: The Vice President and the United States Senate"
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House and Senate will meet again shortly in a Joint Session to finish tally with the remaining states, starting with Rhode Island and finish the certification of the Electoral College
52 arrested, 4 dead, 14 DC police officers injured amid pro-Trump riots at the U.S. Capitol
138-282 vote in the House on objecting to Pennslyvania electoral tally
Broken glass, abandoned flags and smashed furniture litter the hallways of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C
Iran's Rouhani says Western democracy 'fragile, vulnerable'
135 Republican lawmakers voted to protest the Pennsylvania results
The clock has run out on the debate, so now the House vote
Pompeo says @USAmbUN Kelly Craft will visit Taiwan, and says the "arrests of more than 50 politicians and pro-democracy advocates by local authorities in Hong Kong is an outrage" and calls for those arrested to be released immediately
Deputy nat sec adviser Matt Pottinger resigned Wednesday afternoon. Pottinger among WH officials dismayed by protesters' attack and Trump's role in inciting violence. Pottinger had intended to resign election day, regardless of outcome, but stayed at O'Brien's request
Trump Supporter Gets Shot And Murdered The US State Capitol.
Shooting Investigation at 1300 block of 9th St NW. Lookout is for 5 Subjects in a vehicle.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and 70 Republicans are objecting to Michigan. But NO SENATOR signed t. Dems applaud. GOP silent. Roll call moves on
No senator objects to the Georgia slate. Applause
The ransacked office of the Senate Parliamentarian8 month ago
The ransacked office of the Senate Parliamentarian
Journalists from @washingtonpost arrested covering CapitolSiege
Matt Gaetz just falsely claims, "some of the people who breached the Capitol today were not Trump supporters, they were masquerading as Trump supporters and in fact were members of the violent terrorist group antifa"
U.S. Senate rejects the objection to Arizona's electoral votes
"It is over," @LindseyGrahamSC says on US Senate floor. Graham, a Trump ally, says Biden won the presidential election. "Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are lawfully elected," he said, per @StevenTDennis
Box Alarm 7700 block 16th St NW. DC firefighters have the fire under control. House is uninhabited. No injuries or displacements. Investigators on scene to determine cause. These images show fire involvement on arrival
Box Alarm 7700 block 16th St NW. Fire 2nd floor and attic of large 2 story detached house. Fire knocked down. Still hitting hotspots. No injuries reported
Box Alarm 16th St & Kalmia Rd NW. Fire showing 2nd floor of a house
Woman who was shot dead inside the Capitol building earlier today was Ashli Babbit (@Ashli_Babbitt), an Air Force veteran and Trump supporter from San Diego, California, her husband confirms
Sen. Ed Markey is calling for Trump to be impeached and removed from office
The White House social secretary Rickie Niceta has submitted her resignation tonight in reaction to today's protest, a source with direct knowledge tells @ABC
White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews becomes second Trump official to resign
Macron issued statement: We believe in democracy
"Mr. Trump will deservedly be left a man without a country," says his first defense secretary, James Mattis, in a statement
.⁦@WhiteHouse⁩ Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews resigns from the Trump Administration in response to today's events
New York Gov. Cuomo deploys 1,000 members of the NY National Guard to D.C. for up to 2 weeks8 month ago
New York Gov. Cuomo deploys 1,000 members of the NY National Guard to D.C. for up to 2 weeks
Rep Dean: Tonight, I am requesting VP Pence invoke the 25th Amendment and begin the process of assuming the duties from President Trump who has shown his incapacity to serve
Kelly Loeffler rescinding her objection to certification of electors.
"We're heading tonight toward the certification of Joe Biden to be the president of the United States," says @SenatorLankford, who earlier today was among those opposing #ElectoralCertification
Guterres expresses his grief over the events that took place at the Capitol
Facebook IS blocking President Trump from posting for 24 hours — Spokesperson: "We've assessed two policy violations against President Trump's Page which will result in a 24-hour feature block, meaning he will lose the ability to post on the platform during that time
A West Virginia legislator streamed, then deleted, video of himself storming the capitol
"This will be a stain on our country, not so easily washed away," says @SenSchumer. "The final terrible indelible legacy of the 45th president of the United States. Undoubtedly our worst”
Schumer says the people who stormed the capitol cannot be called protesters, but must be called domestic terrorists
McConnell: We've completed the electoral process during much tougher circumstances than this. "We'll complete the process the right way, by the book.and we WILL certify the winner of the 2020 presidential election
McConnell: "I want to say to the American people: the United States Senate will not be intimidated. We will not be kept out of this chamber by thugs, mobs, or threats. We will not bow to lawlessness or intimidation
Rep. Adam Smith (D., WA), is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, on CNN: 'Donald Trump is a narcissist and a psychopath.'
Heavily armed counter-assault teams standing guard just off the senate floor
The electoral college certificates - ratifying Biden's win - are being marched back to the Senate chamber
Vice President @Mike_Pence has returned to the Senate. He never left the Capitol. @VP was in regular contact with House & Senate leadership, Cap Police, DOJ, & DoD to facilitate efforts to secure the Capitol & reconvene Congress. And now we will finish the People's business
Facebook has removed over 600 militarized social movements - BBG
Rep. Rashida Tlaib is calling for Trump to be impeached and removed from office
The account of @realDonaldTrump will be locked for 12 hours following the removal of these Tweets. If the Tweets are not removed, the account will remain locked. Future violations of the Twitter Rules, including our Civic Integrity or Violent Threats policies, will result in permanent suspension of the @realDonaldTrump account.
Asked what he wants to hear from Trump, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said: "I don't want to hear anything." "It was a tragic day and I think he was part of it," he said
Armed Services Committee Chairman Smith: "President Trump and his enablers are directly responsible for the despicable acts at our nation's Capitol that we all have witnessed today. The President incited and encourage this riot
U.S. Capitol back on lockdown due to a "security threat inside the building"
Republican Sen. Richard Burr: "The President bears responsibility for today's events by promoting the unfounded conspiracy theories that have led to this point
Vermont Governor Phil Scott, a Republican: "President Trump should resign or be removed from office by his Cabinet, or by the Congress"
DC Police tell NBC an adult male has been stabbed outside of the Trump Hotel. The victim has been transported conscious and breathing. No arrests have been made
Governor of Illinois calls for the immediate removal of @realDonaldTrump from office
GOP WA Rep McMorris Rodgers flips her position after the incursion at the Capitol today. Was for challenging the votes earlier. Says "I have decided I will vote to uphold the Electoral College results and I encourage Donald Trump to condemn and put an end to this madness
Schumer says "8 o'clock" when asked when the proceedings would begin again
President Trump's latest tweets have been deleted by Twitter
[email protected], @DCPoliceDept, and Capitol Police pushing trump supporters west off Capitol grounds. A few bottles have been thrown in their direction
Pelosi confirms the House will convene to finish the joint session TONIGHT "once it is clear for use." It is unclear when that will be
The National Guard is at the Capitol dispersing the crowd
Acting attorney general says violent protest at US Capitol was 'intolerable attack on a fundamental institution'
MITT ROMNEY: "What happened here today was an insurrection, incited by the President of the United States
"This was not a protest, it was an attempted coup," contends @RepDianaDeGette
United States National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien: I have spoken with members of the Senate. They want to return to America's Senate chamber and conduct the people's business. This desire is in the finest tradition of our Republic. God bless the Congress
House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., says Congress will complete the Electoral College certification process "tonight." "I have faced violent hatred before. I was not deterred then, and I will not be deterred now," he tweeted
Congressional chief of staff: Rayburn House office building still on lockdown. No communication from leadership yet on continuing electoral college vote. Audible warning through building telling any rioter still inside they face arrest
United States National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien: I just spoke with Vice President Pence. He is a genuinely fine and decent man. He exhibited courage today as he did at the Capitol on 9/11 as a Congressman. I am proud to serve with him
Former President Bush:  Laura and I are watching the scenes of mayhem unfolding at the seat of our Nation's government in disbelief and dismay . This is how election results are disputed in a banana republic – not our democratic republic8 month ago
Former President Bush: "Laura and I are watching the scenes of mayhem unfolding at the seat of our Nation's government in disbelief and dismay . This is how election results are disputed in a banana republic – not our democratic republic
@Carolyn4GA7 calls for impeachment too. That's 7
McConnell is telling members they should go back into the chamber tonight to project strength after today's catastrophe, per two senior GOP sources familiar with his message
Congressional leaders were evacuated to Fort McNair today following the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement source familiar with the situation tells NPR's @johnson_carrie
Facebook: This is an emergency situation and we are taking appropriate emergency measures, including removing President Trump's video. We removed it because on balance we believe it contributes to rather than diminishes the risk of ongoing violence
Person shot at US Capitol today has died, per law enforcement source
Here's are law enforcement pics obtained by @janawinter of the IEDs found near the capitol today.
Sergeant at Arms says the Capitol building is secure. The room breaks out into applause
VA Governor: At the request of @AlexandriaVAGov and @ArlingtonVA, I am declaring a 6PM to 6AM curfew in these jurisdictions, with limited exceptions. I am also issuing a State of Emergency in Virginia, so we can continue to respond
Police are now pushing protesters back, moving them away from Capitol. Sending off loud smoke grenades. People responded, "this is our house" and "we're gonna hunt antifa tonight"
Police have started to form a line around the U.S. Capitol building #DCProtests
Metropolitan Police Dept. District of Columbia H125 N911DC orbiting over the Capitol
What appears to be National Guard driving by DC Armory and headed towards Capitol Hill
Police have forced most of the crowd from bleachers with flash bangs and gas. It's stopped for now. Folks seem to be reassembling. Chanting: "Traitors"
Police: Shooting in the 1300 block of Congress Street S.E.. Lookout for a black, male, last seen riding an orange ride share bike.
Law enforcement officers successfully cleared the terrace on the North side of the Capitol by deploying tear gas and three flash bangs
One civilian inside the US Capitol sustained a gunshot wound, confirms @DCPoliceDept chief
Protestors at Capitol charging the media
Still hundreds of people on the west side of the Capitol, where a few men with military-style helmets and camo seem set on turning barricades into a fortress for "patriots"
D.C. Metro Police official says number of firearms recovered from U.S. Capitol siege
Rioters just mobbed camera crews and destroyed their equipment
Police now here in much larger numbers, pushing rioters away from the doors
Twitter says it will limit reach of tweets stoking US Capitol unrest
Mayor of Washington: We will not discuss the details of the deployment of forces in the capital
Washington Police official: You must adhere to the curfew imposed by the mayor of the city, and those without it will be held accountable
Mayor of Washington: All the rioters will be held accountable, and security and order will be imposed
D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee says it will be taking the lead on the investigation of the shooting of one civilian in the U.S. Capitol. He also clarifies a riot was declared by police as mobs tried to make it into the Capitol
Statement from @DeptofDefense Acting Secretary Christopher Miller
Mayor of Washington: The deployment of the Police and National Guard began in the city of Washington
DC @MayorBowser is with Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy NOW at police headquarters. Bowser: "DC chief of police will lead the command to clear the U.S. capitol of protesters"
Trump supporters attacking Israeli journalists with anti-Semitic bile in front of Congress
U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) urges Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office - Fox
Even as some Trump supporters leave, police continue to flood onto the Capitol grounds and surrounding area. Here's roughly 20 @DCPoliceDept cruisers heading down Massachusetts Ave. NE
This is the scene right now in front of the US Capitol, with rioters shouting "TREASON" and *still* trying to get inside
FBI on scene. Clearing the Capitol Washington, District of Columbia
DC Police appear to be escorting a city bus toward US Capitol
Trump calls his supporters to go home, but still claims falsely that the elections were stolen
The President still falsely claiming the election was stolen while asking his supporters to go home
4:16 PM - Capitol police now responding with shields
Fleet of Virginia State Police vehicles now here at Constitution Ave & 1st St where police are suiting up with riot gear heading closer to the Capitol Building
This is the FBI swat team in the Capitol
Armed FBI officers just walked through the Longworth House Office Building. An unbelievable site on Capitol Hill
Getty reports this is the shooting victim at the U.S. Capitol. the woman's condition is unknown
Biden: "Today is a reminder, a painful one, that democracy is fragile"
Pres-elect Biden calls on @realDonaldTrump go on national TV and demand end of occupation of the Capitol. "It's not protest. It's insurrection. The world's watching"
Biden says U.S. democracy is under unprecedented assault
Biden: "What we're seeing is a small number of extremists dedicated to lawlessness
Pentagon confirms the entire DC National Guard has been activated
Explosive device found on the grounds at the US Capitol. FBI agents reportedly deployed to handle the protest at the Capitol, and CBS says President Trump has called in the National Guard to restore order as protesters storm the building
A pipe bomb was found on the Capitol grounds and was successfully detonated
At least one IED found on the grounds of the US Capitol, reports @NBCNews
Pentagon Spokesman: "The D.C. Guard has been mobilized to provide support to federal law enforcement in the District. The law enforcement response will be led by the Department of Justice
Pelosi/Schumer: We are calling on President Trump to demand that all protestors leave the U.S. Capitol and Capitol Grounds immediately
An explosive device was found at the RNC(Republican National Committee) and detonated safely
Maryland's Governor Larry Hogan also announces MD State Police & state National Guard assistance
One person is in critical condition after being shot at the Capitol building, and at least five people have been transported to the hospital, according to DC EMS
Colorado's @RepJasonCrow inside the U.S. Capitol earlier today. Protesters backing Trump breached the building.
Statement from the DC Council on the Department of Defense's Denial of DC's National Guard Deployment Request
Kayleigh McEnany: At President @realDonaldTrump's direction, the National Guard is on the way along with other federal protective services. We reiterate President Trump's call against violence and to remain peaceful
Video of the police shooting the woman inside the United States Capitol in Washington, DC
Trump supporters fought back after Capitol Police moved in to retake the Rotunda
Amount of police presence at the U.S. Capitol right now Washington, District of Columbia
Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., and other members take cover as protesters attempt to disrupt the joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote.
A large contingent of Montgomery County , MD police has arrived at the Capitol. They're getting heckled by Trump supporters
People shelter in the House gallery earlier Wednesday as protesters stormed the Capitol building
The entire D.C. National Guard will be activated today, putting about 1,100 guardsmen on duty tonight, defense official tells. Comes after breach of Capitol by pro-Trump protesters
Protesters inside the Senate Chamber. Washington, District of Columbia
Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg: Shocking scenes in Washington, D.C. The outcome of this democratic election must be respected
Absolute calamity at the U.S. Capitol. Smoke bombs, tear gas and people infiltrating the building. 30 mins ago some here hijacked this equipment and took flags to the windows. Others asserting that "1776 has commenced again
@GovernorVA Ralph Northam is sending members of the Virginia National Guard along with 200 Virginia State Troopers at the request of @MayorBowser to D.C
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The Virginia National Guard and 200 state troopers are being sent to DC, per a top Va official
Woman fighting for her life after being shot inside US Capitol; it's unclear who fired shots
Pictures of how members of Congress evacuated the Capitol Building
A Trump supporter carries a podium around the U.S. Capitol after protesters breached the Capitol Building during a joint session of Congress in Washington, DC
A supporter of President Donald Trump sits inside the office of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi as he protests inside the US Capitol.
National Guard spox: "We have received no additional request for personnel and we have had no change in mission at this time"
One gun shot victim rushed out of the US Capitol, active CPR in progress
Numerous protesters enter the Senate Chamber. ( Getty Images)
Over 50 VA state police and multiple SWAT teams driving into to DC in last few minutes capitol Coup
A large group of injured US Capitol Police Officers just passed our lockdown location. Facial injuries, lacerations, bloodied faces.
⁦@CNN⁩ changes the descriptor from protest to insurrection
A lot of weird stuff in DC but never seen this much law enforcement presence and so little law enforcement control of a situation
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[email protected]: I am asking for everyone at the U.S. Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence. Remember, WE are the Party of Law & Order – respect the Law and our great men and women in Blue. Thank you
They have invaded the offices Washington, District of Columbia
Trump supporter has a Capitol Police shield he says took off the ground
Federal law enforcement source says FBI has "credible information" that some protesters inside U.S. Capitol are armed, calls situation a "catastrophic failure of security
Demonstrators pose with statues inside the U.S. Capitol. ( Getty Images)
Back up is arriving at the US Capitol as protesters breach security lines
Protesters are on the Senate floor now Washington, District of Columbia
Protesters are on the Senate floor now
Photo of Senate right now. 'Where's Pence, show yourself!' protester shouts
DC paramedic source tells one person shot in Capitol. CPR in progress
2:51 p.m. statement from office Sec of the Army we got: "We're in close contact with local and fed law enforcement agencies to review potential additional support requirements from the NG
Rep. David Trone: I am safe. We have been evacuated. Let me be clear: we will not be stopped by this lawless intimidation.
More images from inside the US Capitol. Washington, District of Columbia
Evacuated from the gallery and are going to another secure location at Capitol. Police have subdued some of the protesters
Scene inside House chambers. Washington, District of Columbia
A source tells The Defense Department has just denied a request by DC officials to deploy the National Guard to the US Capitol
Law enforcement in combat gear now heading into the U.S. Capitol
They’re in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling “Trump won that election!”
There is now an armed standoff at the door of the House. Police have their guns drawn and barricaded the door
They're in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling "Trump won that election."
They’re shooting into the chamber.
Inside House chamber right now
The Kansas Legislature is not in session but a collection of Trump supporters are now gathering in the rotunda.   This as protestors in DC have stormed the Capitol8 month ago
The Kansas Legislature is not in session but a collection of Trump supporters are now gathering in the rotunda. This as protestors in DC have stormed the Capitol
They're shooting into the chamber
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[email protected]: Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement. They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay peaceful
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL): "This is a coup attempt"
Officers & protestors knocked down Washington, District of Columbia
Protesters are fighting with Capitol Police and Secret Service within the capitol building
Protesters roaming inside US Capitol
[email protected] instituting curfew in D.C. from 6 p.m. TODAY until 6 a.m. tomorrow
Rotunda door now breached, Capitol Police say. Loud smashing noises as more Trump protesters surge into building
Protestors steps from the Senate floor, which prompted uniformed Capitol police to rush onto Senate floor and lock down every door
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[email protected]: Mike Pence didn't have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our Country and our Constitution, giving States a chance to certify a corrected set of facts, not the fraudulent or inaccurate ones which they were asked to previously certify. USA demands the truth
Some sort of gas has been set off. Not clear by whom. Police seem to be trying to deescalate and talk to them
US Capitol Police warning to Capitol staff
Trump protesters just discharged a fire extinguisher outside Senate chamber. Many protesters are inside building, and most people are hiding from them
Video as pro-Trump protesters breaking into Capitol
VP Mike Pence has been evacuated from Congressional hearings after pro-Trump protesters storm the U.S. Capitol
Police officers are holding them steps away from the Senate chamber, which is locked. Senators are inside. A few confederate flags
Video of Capitol breakin. Trump protesters are demanding to see senators
The US Capitol is on lockdown with lawmakers inside, as violent clashes erupt between police and supporters of President Trump outside.
Outside the Capitol, which is now on lockdown
Trump protesters just broke into Capitol.
Protesters have breached the Capitol. They're outside the Senate chamber
Looking at front capitol entrance where wall of police seems to be blocking what sounds like a loud crowd just on other side
This is the instruction being blasted out to all members of the United States Congress as it undertakes its constitutionally mandated responsibilities. But her emails
U.S. Capitol put on lockdown due to security threat
Shelter in place now at Longworth, Rayburn buildings due to police activity, per message sent by US Capitol Police
Rudy Giuliani is seen here leaving the Ellipse Grounds around 1 p.m., entering a black SUV. Trump supporters broke out in cheers. Rudy lingered for a bit, amusing the crowd
Trump supporters just erected a giant cross outside the Capitol Building
Police appear to be shooting some kind of gas at the Trump crowd outside the Capitol, which continues to grow
Reports of flashbangs and pepper spray in DC as police struggle to push the MAGA/Proud Boy crowd back and away from the capital building. Still have yet to see confirmed reports of CS gas
Trump supporters position guillotine in front of capitol building
Now multiple officers injured Washington, District of Columbia
Freshman Rep Nancy Mace (R - South Carolina) tweets that she had to evacuate her office
Capitol Police are using flashbangs to try to get the Trump crowd to disperse
Injured police officer evacuated after being attacked by Trump supporters
TrumpRallyDC protesters marching down Pennsylvania Ave towards US Capitol. Took these pics from our balcony position
More photos of what's going on outside from the Capitol Washington, District of Columbia
TrumpRallyDC crowds now walking up Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues towards US Capitol
Rep. Peter Meijer(R-Michigan): I am in the Capitol and our staff are sheltering in place in our office as adjacent buildings are being evacuated. Thank you to Capitol Police and our law enforcement officers for working to keep us safe
Police: ALL CLEAR. The evacuation of the Cannon has been cleared, and any associated road closures will clear momentarily
Cannon due to a nearby threat. Now we’re seeing protesters assaulting Capitol Police.
Supporters of President Trump take over stands set up for the presidential inauguration as they protest at the US Capitol. (Pic from Getty)
The scene right now on the west front of the US Capitol Hill, where Trump backers have gathered objecting to the election results. Few masks and no social distancing. Inside, lawmakers are starting the process of counting the Electoral College votes affirming Biden's victory
Capitol Police have ordered the evacuation of the Cannon House Office Building and the Library of Congress as protests rage outside the Capitol complex
Protesters carry a flag down Connecticut Ave, just one block west of BLM Plaza
The leader of the Democratic minority in the Senate describes the objection to the election results as an attempt coup against U.S. democracy
After hearing President Trump speak at the Ellipse, a large crowd of protesters is marching down the National Mall to the US Capitol
"The Congress does not determine the outcome of elections, the people do," says @SenSchumer. "The American people elected Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be the next president and vice president of the United States
DC StopTheSteaI MPD are barely holding the line. Mace from both sides continue to be exchanged. source:
DC  StopTheSteaI  MPD are barely holding the line. Mace from both sides continue to be exchanged.  source:
Protesters stormed the steps of the Capitol as Flash Bangs are being thrown into the crowd
Video of protests in States Capitol Washington, District of Columbia
Video of protests in States Capitol Washington, District of Columbia
McConnell: "If this election were overturned by mere allegations from the losing side, our democracy would enter a death spiral"
"I've served 36 years in the senate. This will be the most important vote I've ever cast." Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He will vote to certify the election results, and uphold President-elect Joe Biden' election
I've served 36 years in the senate. This will be the most important vote I've ever cast.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.  He will vote to certify the election results, and uphold President-elect Joe Biden' election
Trump supporters clash with police, attempting to gain access to the U.S. Capitol building, as the Congress debate an objection to Arizona's Electoral College votes
[email protected] McConnell: "We cannot simply declare ourselves the national board of elections on steroids, the voters, courts and the states have all spoken, they've all spoken, if we overrule them it would damage our republic forever"
There's now a firetruck outside
Trump supports scream to Capitol police: "You're a f**king traitor to your country." This is the same crowd that says BlueLivesMatter and argues that attacks to law enforcement — like the attacks seen in this video — warrant deadly force
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
8 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
8 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
8 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"
8 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
8 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
8 month ago
8 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
8 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 Senate8 month ago
In brief remarks, @ossoff claims victory and says he looks forward to serving Georgia in the US Senate
8 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 Senate8 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 dominant8 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
8 month ago
Fact check: President Trump on Tuesday wrongly suggested that the normal process of counting and reporting votes was a sign of fraud
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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