Hse to vote today to award Congressional gold medals to the United States Capitol Police after the 1/6 riot
Barbara & I hv attended the high school girls state bball tournament for almost 40yrs but missed this yr bc the Senate was voting this wknd so I’m watching remotely @ United States Capitol
FBI Statement of Facts on former Trump campaign and Trump State Dept official Federico Giullermo Klein, who, after participating in the assault on the United States Capitol, continued working for the Trump/Pompeo State Dept until Jan. 19.
“Unfortunately, the Capitol of the United States remains, very much, an armed camp. So, you always take these sorts of bits of intelligence seriously.” Democratic Rep. Jim Himes discusses the threat, according to the FBI, of a possible plot to attack the US Capitol on March 4.
One of the key questions from yesterday is why it took hours for there to be a response from the U.S. military to an armed invasion of the United States Capitol. Why spend $700B on the military if they can’t defend the Capitol from attack?
Sasse statement: “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.”
In America, you can be teargassed and shot with rubber bullets for peacefully protesting in front of a church. But you can literally bust down the doors to the United States Capitol and stroll around while police officers watch.