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McCarthy Doesn’t Mind Removing Confederate Statues, Since They’re All ‘Statues Of Democrats’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday he is fine with legislation that would remove the Confederate statues that stand in the U.S. Capitol. During a speech on the House floor, McCarthy addressed his support for a resolution that would remove Confederate statues from the Capitol, saying all the statues are of Democrats and that…
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Biden Orders White House Flags To Half-Mast After Attack Outside US Capitol Kills Police...

April 02, 2021 5:29 PM ET President Joe Biden released a short statement Friday evening after an attacker killed a Capitol Police officer and wounded another on the Capitol grounds earlier that day. “Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the U.S. Capitol grounds, which killed…
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Minister Sues Nancy Pelosi, Kamala Harris for Blocking Good Friday Vigil with Capitol Fence

A Presbyterian minister has filed a lawsuit against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Vice President Kamala Harris, and officials of the U.S. Capitol Police with the claim the fence blockade surrounding the Capitol building is preventing him from conducting a Good Friday prayer vigil. Rev. Patrick Mahoney filed his complaint in federal court Tuesday, arguing his…
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Dem Rep. Moulton: We’ll Have ‘Continued Presence’ of Nat’l Guard at Capitol ‘Until We...

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Weekends with Alex Witt,” House Armed Services Committee member Seth Moulton (D-MA) stated that “until we can reform the Capitol Police and deliver the kind of protection that the Capitol needs against these ongoing threats, then we’re going to have to have continued presence of National Guard and even razor…
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Backlash After Washington Post’s ‘March 4 Threat from Militant Trump Supporters’ Story a ‘Mirage’

After warning to brace for violence at the Capitol by “QAnon crackpots” who believed former President Trump would return to power on March 4 (the country’s original Inauguration Day), with a militant group possibly plotting to breach the Capitol again, the Washington Post followed up by declaring the supposed threats a mere “mirage.” At the…
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Pentagon Spox: Plan Is to Have National Guard in Capital Region until Mid-March, There...

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby stated that the plan is to have National Guard troops in the capital region until the middle of March and stated that there were internal discussions about the contingency of keeping the Guard in the area until the Fall. Kirby…
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GOP Rep. Waltz: ‘We Can’t Get a Briefing’ on Why National Guard Is Still...

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) said that Congress still can’t get a briefing on the threat that requires a large National Guard presence at the U.S. Capitol and that he doesn’t have answers after speaking to the acting secretary of the Army. Waltz said, “We still…
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Capitol Police Chief: U.S. Capitol Needs ‘Permanent’ Wall to Protect Congress

The United States Capitol needs a “permanent” security wall around it to protect members of Congress, Acting U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) Chief Yogananda Pittman says. In a statement on Thursday, Pittman said the security at the Capitol building must include a “permanent fencing” barrier — a similar barrier to the one halted by President Joe Biden’s…
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DOJ Official: No ‘Direct Evidence’ of Plot to Kidnap, Kill Lawmakers in Capitol Riot

Michael Sherwin, Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, said Friday that there is no “direct evidence” to suggest rioters planned to capture or assassinate lawmakers during last week’s deadly siege of the U.S. Capitol. “We don’t have any direct evidence of kill capture teams,” Sherwin told reporters during a press briefing. Reuters notes: The comments by Acting U.S.…
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger Doesn’t Think Impeachment ‘Is The Smart Move’

Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger pushed back on introducing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in a Sunday appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” saying, he doesn’t “think impeachment is the smart move.” When asked by host George Stephanopoulos if he would vote for an impeachment resolution, Kinzinger said, “I’ll vote the right way,” but…
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