The violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 came perilously close to Vice President Mike Pence, according to law enforcement officials and video footage from that day.
A Utahn activist who is accused of taking part in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has been charged with civil disorder, being in a restricted area and disorderly conduct.
This year, the District of Columbia looks like a fortress following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
BREAKING: The FBI has sent a memo to law enforcement agencies across the country warning of possible armed protests at all 50 state capitol buildings starting Jan. 16.
JUST IN: Washington Monument closed until Jan. 24, National Parks Service says, citing "credible threats to visitors and park resources." "Groups involved in the Jan. 6, 2021 riots at the US Capitol continue to threaten to disrupt the 59th presidential inauguration on Jan. 20."
Pres Trump’s real words on Jan 6: “marching over to the Capitol building to PEACEFULLY and patriotically make your voices heard.” Anyone saying Trump “incited” violence is a liar — and actually “inciting” dishonest division. ABC News transcript:
@sarahnferris UPDATE: 30 lawmakers are now asking Capitol security officials for details on which lawmakers or staffers allowed visitors into the Capitol on Jan. 5. They say they witnessed "suspicious " visits and even reported them the day before the violence.
On the morning of Jan. 6, Ginni Thomas—wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas—endorsed the protest demanding that Congress overturn the election, then sent her “LOVE” to the demonstrators, who violently overtook the Capitol several hours later. She has not posted since.