Via a tipster, here’s some rare footage of one of the many battles inside of the Capitol building that the public hasn’t seen much of. No “tourists” in sight.
Alleged Capitol rioter told FBI he was allowed to breach building because he pays his taxes, feds say
Call me old-fashioned, but when armed insurgents breach the Capitol building at the request of a president, I'd call it an attempted coup, not a "normal tourist visit."
In a letter sent from behind bars, a key defendant in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol said he and fellow inmates have bonded in jail, and boasted that those attacking the building could have overthrown the government if they had wanted.
(Chose to interpret “in the resting place of the founding documents” as a reference to D.C., but suppose there’s the possibility he thought the founding documents were stored in the Capitol Building.)
At least a dozen of the 400 people charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol have made questionable claims about their encounters with officers while inside the building.
Call me old-fashioned, but when armed insurgents breach the Capitol building at the request of a president, I'd call it an attempted coup.
Here’s what people aren’t grasping about yesterday. People with guns stormed our Capitol building where our entire congress was gathered. Those people with guns could have potentially wiped out all of our elected officials. Hardly anyone tried to stop them. That’s a big deal.
Anyone breaching the Capitol Building should immediately stand down. We don't know who these people are. That will have to be determined. People came to protest peacefully. And that is their constitutional right. But we condemn and must condemn anyone who acts lawlessly, period