Tag Archives: U.S. Capitol

US Capitol On High Alert After Possible Militia Attack

Capitol Hill

According to a recent FBI and Department of Homeland Security intelligence bulletin obtained by CBS News, the Capitol focused on a possible militia attempt to threaten Democratic lawmakers on March 4 and remains a target for domestic violent extremists. The bulletin reads: “As of late February, an unidentified group of …

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FBI Director Says Agents Are Looking Into Roughly 2,000 Domestic Terrorism Cases; Says Domestic Terrorists Caused U.S. Capitol Attack, Not Antifa

Domestic Terrorists

The FBI is currently looking into roughly 2,000 domestic terrorism cases following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. On Tuesday, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray said his agents are pursuing cases that involve domestic terrorism, highlighting that since 2017, the number of arrests and investigations by the FBI …

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U.S. Capitol Police Deny Request To Allow Sledding At Capitol Complex

Capitol Hill

Citing security concerns and COVID-19, the U.S. Capitol Police have denied a request to permit sledding on the complex ahead of an expected snowstorm. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton issued a statement on Saturday asking Capitol Police to allow sledding at the Capitol on Sunday and next week in anticipation of receiving snow …

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U.S. Capitol Police Chief Apologizes For Jan. 6 Security Failures: “The Department Should Have Been More Prepared For This Attack”

Yogananda D. Pittman

On Tuesday, U.S. Capitol Police chief Yogananda D. Pittman apologized to the “American people” and Congress for the security failures on Jan.6, which led to the violent attack on the nation’s Capitol by Pro-Trump rioters, People reports. The New York Times obtained a transcript from a private congressional hearing with …

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Popular Hairstylist Charged For Violence During Capital Riot

Gina Bisignano

A well-known Beverly Hills hairstylist has been charged after using a bullhorn to yell at Capitol police officers during the Capitol riot. Gina Bisignano was charged with several crimes relating to storming the Capitol on January 6th with fellow Trump supporters. She is one of many rioters believed to have …

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