18 January 2022
Reports of an ambulance crew under attack in SE-DC. MPD is responding to the scene
[email protected] Declares State of Emergency For Presidential Inauguration, Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration
President Trump is planning a big farewell event at Joint Base Andrews Wednesday morning before he boards AF1 for one final trip to Florida. He will likely land in Palm Beach before Biden is sworn in as President
There are 7,000 Guard troops in DC from 13 states, but official tells 19th and 20th Guard Special Forces groups not activated. Their patches created some angst in DC over the summer
CNN: "275 cases open in Capitol riot investigation, prosecutors say"
CNN: "New security bulletin says domestic extremists most likely threat to inauguration"
"Every American needs to understand what the Department of Justice has just made public: Investigators have strong evidence to suggest that some of the rioters who stormed the United States Capitol planned to kidnap and possibly assassinate the Vice President," says @BenSasse
25,000 National Guard troops now authorized to protect nation's capital for inauguration, officials say
The Secret Service is declaring Green Zone in downtown Washington D.C
Woman and man both shot several times each; both are conscious. Police working on suspect info
Acting Secretary of Defense: The American people deserve transparency in the events of January 6th
The FBI, DHS & the NCTC assessed in recent days that the far-right extremists that stormed the Capitol earlier this month will likely be turning to messaging services they perceive to be secure to avoid law enforcement scrutiny
Biden: My administration will provide vaccines to more Americans
There's no "direct evidence" of "kill capture teams" during the CapitolSiege, says Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin in Washington, DC
In the wake of Parler going offline, various domestic rightwing extremists have sought out alternative digital communications platforms. To date, only some of these alternative platforms have taken their own measures to remove or even curtail hate speech and threats of violence
US Department of Justice: We do not have evidence that the attackers were seeking to kidnap or assassinate elected officials
Map: a lot of street closures in DC
Mike Pence has phone conversations with Biden's Vice President Kamala Harris
D.C. Police Chief: "It's all hands on deck" in the nation's capital for the inauguration. There are 3,800 officers in the Metropolitan Police Department
Nancy Pelosi announces retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré will lead an 'immediate review' into siege of Capitol. The Louisiana native led military relief efforts during Hurricane Katrina
Federal prosecutors offered the most chilling description yet of rioters who seized the Capitol last week, writing in a new court filing that the intention was "to capture and assassinate elected officials." @kpolantz reporting
Pentagon inspector general announces examination of DOD role and actions prior to Jan 6 Capitol riot
Biden is tapping former CIA deputy director David Cohen to return to the agency in the same role he served during the Obama administration. He's also calling on former FDA Commissioner David Kessler to help lead the COVID19 vaccine drive
Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville now says to CBS that Biden inauguration could perhaps be delayed until after "we got this virus behind us" — unaware the Constitution clearly says it must happen on Jan. 20
Rep. @TedLieu believed "a number of Republicans would have voted for impeachment, but they were afraid for their lives." He said Trump's "Big Lie" is to blame for that fear, and that he should be removed from office for it
Shooting in the 3600blk of Ely Place SE. Lookout for a B/M wearing a gray hooded shirt
US federal prosecution: The congressional intruders were aiming to "arrest and assassinate" elected officials
Robert Sanford, a retired firefighter from Pennsylvania, has been arrested, accused of being the man seen on video throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers at the Capitol
Authorities say they've identified a man seen beating a police officer with a pole flying the American flag during the Capitol riot. Informants said they recognized Peter Stager, who faces charges of interfering with law enforcement officers
Parler videos uploaded in Washington on Jan. 6. Can see the transition from Trump's speech at the Ellipse to the Capitol
Retired Chester PA firefighter, Robert Sanford, nabbed for hurling fire extinguisher at police in last week's Capitol riot. In video, he hit 3 policemen in head, 1 with o helmet. Trained to use fire extinguishers to save, now uses to harm
The F.A.A. plans to take legal action against passengers who assault, threaten, intimidate or interfere with airline crew members, which could include fines of up to $35,000 and referral for criminal prosecution, @nirajc and @charlie_savage write
Biden team postpones inauguration rehearsal scheduled for Sunday due to security threats
"Major security threat." The capital of the United States is in lockdown and over 20,000 armed National Guard troops are mobilized following the deadly assault on the Capitol and the threat of more violence at the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden
1 year ago
HELENA, Mont. — Montana is sending 150 Army National Guard soldiers to the nation's capital to help provide security for the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden next week, Gov. Greg Gianforte said Thursday
Reuters: "We're looking at individuals who may have an eye towards repeating that same kind of violence that we saw last week," FBI Director Christopher Wray said at a special briefing for outgoing Vice President Mike Pence on inauguration security
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested more than 100 people over last week's violent siege of the U.S. Capitol, and is now looking into individuals who could possibly threaten the safety of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden
A group of VOA journalists today called for the resignation of the network's director and deputy after a series of alleged retaliatory measures and firewall violations culminated in the reassignment of White House correspondent @pwidakuswara
The FBI urged police chiefs across U.S. to be on high alert for extremist activity, warning of potential violence ahead of the presidential inauguration
"Anybody who plots or attempts violence in the coming week should count on a visit" by federal agents, FBI director warns
FBI director: Over 200 suspects identified from siege of U.S. Capitol last week. "We know who you are," Wray says
FBI Director Wray: "We are seeing an extensive amount of concerning online chatter" surrounding the inauguration
Security officials in a briefing that they gave to Pence: Cooperation between the security services is underway in order not to repeat what happened on January 6
FBI director says he is "concerned about the potential for violence" in Washington, D.C. and state capitals
The person in the red hat with the bloody cheek in the Senate chamber has been arrested. He said the crowd became unruly "once we found out Pence turned on us." "The crowd went crazy. I mean, it became a mob
Feds have charged Peter Stager with beating a DC police officer with an American flag. "Everybody in there is a treasonous traitor," Stager said in a video obtained by the FBI. "Death is the only remedy for what's in that building
Trump has repeatedly spoken by phone with Steve Bannon in recent weeks to seek advice on his campaign to overturn his re-election defeat, reconciling with his once-estranged ex White House strategist, sources tell
U.S. Capitol Complex is CLOSED to the public, and the Capitol Grounds will not be accessible to the public on 1/20/21
Judge says he will order man who allegedly threatened to harm House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser HELD in custody, pending his next hearing
12-year-old boy shot at 3rd and I St. South-West Transported conscious and breathing to local hospital. No lookout info on suspects yet. Reported just before 3pm. @wusa9 photojournalist on scene
Dozens of people on a terrorist watch list were in Washington for pro-Trump events Jan. 6. The majority of the watchlisted individuals in Washington that day are suspected white supremacists: Washington Post
The Washington Post:Laura Poitras says she's been fired by First Look Media over Reality Winner controversy. Now she's questioning the watchdog's integrity
Trump said in a statement: The number of US forces in Syria and Iraq is the lowest in years
Thousands of additional US National Guard just arrived at the US Capitol with racks of M4 rifles, gear
ARRESTED: Man who stormed the Capitol and then walked around inside of it with a Confederate flag Name: Kevin Seefried Lives in: Delaware His son Hunter was with him. Hunter has also been arrested. Father & son will appear in federal court, today
A Congressman introduced a resolution to award U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman a Congressional Gold Medal after he was hailed as a hero for holding back rioters during the Jan. 6 riot
Box Alarm 700 block 21st St NE. DC firefighters have extinguished the fire with no injuries. Investigators requested to scene to determine cause
Director of Military Intelligence in the Office of the Undersecretary of the Pentagon: Whoever proves belonging to an extremist group will be banned from working for the Ministry of Defense
Director of Military Intelligence in the Office of the Pentagon Attorney: We acknowledge the danger of white-race ideology and far-right groups
ARRESTED: Christine Priola, a school therapist who stormed the Capitol & got to @VP's chair. She quit her job the day after the riot saying: I will be switching paths to expose the global evil of human trafficking & pedophilia, including in our govt & children's services agencies
Director of Military Intelligence in the Office of the Pentagon Under Secretary of Intelligence: We will not tolerate any extremism in the Department of Defense
Box Alarm 500 block 21st St NE. Small fire in walls 2nd floor 2 story row. DC firefighters opening up and extinguishing fire. No injuries reported
Rep Rodney Davis (R-IL) questions need for metal detectors at US House chamber. "Police officers should be out along the perimeter where we know the real threats are
As of now there are abt 7,000 National Guard troops from 13 US states in Washington, per @NGBPA1636 More than 20,000 have been authorized - more on the way from Wisconsin, Nebraska, Oklahoma, NewMexico Maine In all, 43 US states, territories expected to send units
#ThrowbackThursday On 1/15/53 DC firefighters faced 2 disasters on what was called "Black Thursday". The 1st was a runaway train crash in Union Station. Hours later, 44 firefighters were injured in a fire & explosion at the Standard Tire & Battery Co. store at 10th & H Sts. NE
Rep. Peter Meijer, one of the Republicans who voted to impeach, tells @HallieJackson on @MSNBC that he's buying body armor and altering his daily routines because his life is in danger
@VTNationalGuard says about 100 Army National Guard soldiers will be heading to WashingtonDC
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 year 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
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.
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