18 January 2022
Pompeo on Navalny's arrest: "Confident political leaders do not fear competing voices, nor commit violence against or wrongfully detain political opponents"
DC firefighters responded to 464 calls on Saturday, January 16th. There were 145 critical and 228 non-critical EMS dispatches, and 91 fire related incidents and other types of emergencies, including 1 working structure fire
Chairman of the Armed Forces Committee of the US House of Representatives: Classifying the Houthis as a terrorist organization will impede the delivery of aid
Former Senators Trent Lott and John Breaux have signed up to lobby for the Chinese tech company that owns @tiktok_us, joining former Senator Barbara Boxer of @HikvisionUSAinc
Twitter suspends House Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene for 12 hours
Man arrested by FBI in Nashville on charges connected to U.S. Capitol rioting
22 y/o Virginia man arrested near Capitol Hill with gun and 37 rounds of ammo
Connecticut woman, 63, arrested for impersonating an officer at Inauguration checkpoint
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California will resign from the Senate on Monday in preparation for her inauguration as Joe Biden's vice president on Wednesday, according to aides familiar with her plans
A woman was arrested at an inauguration checkpoint in DC at Saturday morning for impersonating a law enforcement officer and fleeing from police: NBC
Adam Schiff: Security concerns are high and what is happening reminds me of visiting the Green Zone in Baghdad and seeing a lot of soldiers and checkpoints
Pentagon refuses Trump request for military-style farewell parade to accompany his White House departure
Transportation security information and a comprehensive public access DC map for #BidenInauguration released by @SecretService
Sen. Lindsey Graham says on Fox News that President Trump shouldn't pardon anyone involved in the siege on the Capitol. "I think it would destroy President Trump and I hope we don't go down that road"
New York man arrested for role in US Capitol chaos. He's accused of jabbing a bat at a police officer. A childhood Facebook friend tipped feds
Some of Trump allies are collecting fees from wealthy felons to push the White House for pardons during Trump's final days at office: NYT
Capitol riots: FBI releases new photos of suspects involved in mob riot at U.S. Capitol
The Biden White House Chief of Staff: We're getting briefings from the current administration on security measures to secure Congress
The Biden administration chief of staff: the security threats are alarming and I trust the Secret Service will secure the installation
DC firefighters determined a fire pit was used on the wooden deck where this morning's fire took place in the 200 block of Elm St NW. Please be aware of District regulations regarding fire pits and open burning. They cannot be placed on combustible surfaces
Jake Tapper on @CNNSotu says CNN invited every Republican senator to come on the show this morning. They all declined or didn't respond
Box Alarm 200 block of Elm St NW. DC firefighters have extinguished fire on rear deck and are checking for extension
Box Alarm 200 block Elm St NW. Fire on back deck of 2 story row dwelling. No extension into the structure. DC firefighters attacking the fire
This morning, the Oklahoma National Guard will send 400 Oklahoma National Guard Citizen-Soldiers & Airmen to our nation's Capitol for the presidential inauguration.
24 hours of uninterrupted military flights to WashingtonDC
Sen Ben Sasse: "QAnon is destroying the GOP from within"
Drones are monitoring the situation in Washington from the air
Biden's candidate for National Security Adviser: Designating the Houthis as a terrorist organization will hinder diplomacy to end the war
Acting defense secretary Miller ordered the director of the NSA to install on Saturday a former GOP political operative as the NSA's top lawyer, according to 4 individuals familiar with the matter.
The U.S. warned Mexico it had imperiled sharing of information on the country's drug cartels by releasing a confidential dossier providing evidence that Mexico's former defense minister was in the pay of drug kingpins
NBC: The FBI is investigating whether foreign governments, organizations, or individuals funded the attack on Congress
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.1 year 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")
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