24 September 2021
NBC: The FBI is investigating whether foreign governments, organizations, or individuals funded the attack on Congress
8 month ago
Prosecutors in Georgia appear increasingly likely to open a criminal investigation of President Trump over his attempts to overturn the results of the state's election, an inquiry into offenses that would be beyond his federal pardon power: NYT
On Inauguration Day, @PresElectBiden will rescind Trump's travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries
Biden transition official tells: Nobody on the president elect's team met with Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and nobody held talks with the Iranian government. Reports about this are false
[email protected] chief of staff @RonaldKlain lays out for WH staff the plan for first 10 days. It will include dozens of executive actions. Including a dozen on Jan. 20 alone. Obama did none in Jan. 20 and only 2 the next day
New York Times: "Security tightens for inauguration as law enforcement raises fresh alarms about extremist plots"
Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday, Wesley Allen Beeler of Front Royal, Virginia, in a pick-up truck, was stopped at a checkpoint at North Capitol and E Street NE, just north of the Capitol building
Capitol Police arrested a Virginia man as he attempted to pass through a police checkpoint in Washington with fake inaugural credentials, a loaded handgun and over 500 rounds of ammunition: CNN
"Three distinguished law faculty & an @ACLU human rights attorney are challenging the Trump adm's order authorizing sanctions against individuals who assist the ICC in investigating or prosecuting war crimes & other grave human rights violations
Far-right extremist 'Baked Alaska' (a.k.a. Anthime Joseph Gionet) arrested in Houston for Capitol siege.  Charges include 40 USC § 5104(e) for actions in the Capitol with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session of Congress etc.8 month ago
Far-right extremist 'Baked Alaska' (a.k.a. Anthime Joseph Gionet) arrested in Houston for Capitol siege. Charges include 40 USC § 5104(e) for actions in the Capitol with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session of Congress etc.
Jo Rae Perkins, of Albany, ran against Senator Jeff Merkley for the Oregon Senate seat in the November 2020 elections. It turns out that she was at the U.S. Capitol the day of the deadly attack last week, as well
National Guard troops arriving in D.C. for inauguration security
Fire conditions encountered by DC firefighters at the scene of overnight garage fire in 1700 block of Girard St NE
D.C. in one image — a boarded up Roti with a graffiti argument over whether the president won reelection
US sanctions six pro-China officials over Hong Kong mass arrests, inc. envoy Tam Yiu-Chung
Biden sr. @StateDept noms: @wendyrsherman:Deputy Secretary @bpmckeon64:DepSec for Management &Resources @Jenkinsbd: Under Secretary for Arms Control &International Security Affairs -Victoria Nuland:U/S for Political Affairs @UzraZeya:Civilian Security, Democracy&Human Rights
Secretary Pompeo:The Trump Administration ended decades of appeasement and misguided engagement policy toward the Chinese Communist Party. We can no longer ignore the political and ideological differences between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China, between freedom and tyranny
William Burns: "The Europeans must stop the construction of NS2, and the Americans must suspend the sanctions. This will give the new U.S. admin the opportunity to confidentially and calmly speak with the German govt and other countries involved"
DC FEMS reports the fire activity has cleared and the 1700 block of Girard Street, NE, between 17th and 18th Street
Fatal stabbing on Ivanhoe St SW-DC off Irvington St in Bellevue. The patient has been pronounced dead at the scene inside the apartment. No suspect info yet
Box Alarm 1700 block Girard St NE. DC firefighters placed fire under control. No injuries reported. Searches encountered no victims. Investigators and Air Unit requested to scene
Firefighting and ambulance crews are dealing with an unknown emergency in the building of the US Congress
Box Alarm rear 1700 block Girard St NE. Fire in both garages knocked down. No extension to any other structures. Searching for reported person who may be living in the garage
White House announces UAE and Bahrain are now "Major Strategic Partners" of US. (Or "Major Security Partners")
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
8 month 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
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