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Federal investigators probing the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer killed in the Jan. 6 riot have zeroed in on a suspect seen on video appearing to spray a chemical substance on the officer before he later collapsed and died, two people told @AP .

The racist slurs hurled at Harry Dunn, a Capitol Police officer, during the Jan. 6 riot were cited as evidence in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. He spoke to The New York Times about the bigotry and trauma he experienced.

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FBI says it is targeting a single assailant as it continues to investigate the death of US Capitol police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died from injuries sustained in the Jan. 6 riot.

An astounding interview with Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn, who says he broke down in tears on Jan 6, after a day of hand-to-hand combat with rioters. (h/t @tripgabriel ) @lukebroadwater 

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The FBI has pinpointed an assailant in its investigation into the death of Brian Sicknick, a Capitol Police officer who died following the Jan. 6 riot. The person was seen on video attacking several officers with bear spray, including Officer Sicknick.

The acting chief of the Capitol Police warned lawmakers that extremist groups behind the Jan. 6 riot still want to send a "symbolic message to the nation," and that security measures should continue amid threats.

THREAT TO ‘BLOW UP THE CAPITOL’: The acting Capitol Police chief warned Congress that domestic terrorists who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6th are now planning an attack during Pres. Biden’s upcoming address to Congress. @rachelvscott  has the details.

‘Members of militia groups that were present on Jan. 6 have stated their desires that they want to blow up the Capitol and kill as many members as possible with a direct nexus to the State of the Union,’ the acting chief of the Capitol Police said

The Denver Police Department said it is “extremely disappointed” and looking further into a letter an unidentified sergeant within the department wrote in support of a Colorado man indicted in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

The acting U.S. Capitol police chief told a House committee that her agency head requested military backup about a half dozen times in the first hour after the complex was breached during the Jan. 6 insurrection.


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Steven Sund, the chief of the United States Capitol Police, on the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6: "These criminals came prepared for war."

A little more than a month after the Capitol siege, a fuller picture of the injuries suffered by police has emerged, showing how Jan. 6 resulted in one of the worst days of injuries for law enforcement in the U.S. since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

BREAKING: U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died from injuries sustained during the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol, will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda, Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Schumer announce.

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NEW: SCATHING STATEMENT from Capitol Police union on failed leadership in department before and during Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol:

Two off-duty police officers who participated in the Capitol siege have been charged in federal court; one of them, a corporal in the Virginia National Guard, is the first known service member arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riot.

BREAKING: A Capitol Police Officer has died after being injured by a protester in the Capitol on Jan 6 Per spox: Officer Sicknick was responding to the riots on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol and was injured while physically engaging with protesters.

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One of 2 VA Police officers charged in connection with the attack on the Capitol, Jacob Fracker, is a corporal in the VA National Guard.  He is the 1st known current service member arrested & charged in connection with the events of Jan 6.

This is really hard to fathom: LOFGREN says the chief of the Capitol Police was "not truthful with me" about whether the Natl Guard was called up before Jan. 6. "It was just not true. They had not been called." Then, when woeful security became clear, DOD resisted sending them

Rep. LOFGREN, who chairs the House Administration Committee, says the Capitol Police chief incorrectly told her that the National Guard was at the ready ahead of the Jan. 6 session. "What they told me about the National Guard was just not true."