January 19, 2022

Report: Capitol Police Alerted to ‘Suspicious Package’ near House Office Building

Discovery of what was described as a “suspicious package” outside the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC, Sunday morning sparked an urgent call out for U.S. Capitol Police. Fox News reports the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency announced a road closure on Independence Avenue between Washington Avenue SW and First Street SE just after…

Mo Brooks: Liz Cheney Staffer a ‘Dishonorable Gutter Rat’ for Claim Brooks Was ‘Cheering on’ Capitol Riot

According to Ryan O’Toole, a staffer for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and formerly a staffer for Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), there were some members of the House of Representatives “cheering on” the interruption caused by the January 6, 2src21 U.S. Capitol riot, and among them was Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL). During an appearance on…

Stefanik Torches Pelosi on Eve of January 6 Anniversary: Speaker ‘Bears Responsibility’ for Capitol Riot

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) asserted on Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shared blame for the riot that occurred on January 6 at the U.S. Capitol. Stefanik, who serves as House GOP Conference chair, released a statement on the eve of the Capitol breach’s anniversary, thanking law enforcement for their work to control the…

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Capitol Report (Nov. 19): NBA Star Enes Kanter Calls Out CCP’s Live Organ Harvesting

Boston Celtics star Enes Kanter slammed Beijing for its widespread killing of prisoners of conscience for their organs. “Stop murdering for organs. It’s a crime against humanity,” the NBA player wrote in a post that appeared on his social media accounts. The House this morning passed the second big spending bill—President Joe Biden’s nearly $2…

Joe Biden to Dems: Vote for Trillions in Spending, or the Capitol Rioters Win

President Joe Biden has sought to motivate Democrats on Capitol Hill to vote for his multi-trillion-dollar spending bills by warning them that if the bills fail, those who supported the Capitol riot on January 6 will celebrate a political victory. One bill is a bipartisan $1.2 trillion “infrastructure” bill (most of which is not traditional…

Whistleblower Alleges Capitol Police Leadership Failed on January 6

File Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images A former U.S. Capitol Police official has alleged that department leadership failed to heed warning signs and did not adequately prepare security prior to the Capitol Hill riot on January 6. In a letter sent to leaders of both parties in the House and Senate obtained by Politico, the…

Officer Byrd Who Shot Ashli Babbitt During Capitol Riot Breaks Silence: ‘She Was Posing a Threat’

Lt. Michael Byrd said in an exclusive interview with NBC News that he opened fire on January 6, after Ashli Babbitt failed to comply with his commands to stop breaching the glass doors leading into the lobby of the House of Representatives chamber. About 60 to 80 House members and staffers were inside pushing furniture to…

Congressman And Florida State Rep Both Write Bills To STOP Capitol Police From Spreading – Petition

Stop The Spread of the Cap Police Both U.S. Congressman Greg Steube and Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini have written separate legislation to prevent the U.S. Capitol Police from spreading beyond Washington, D.C. The Capitol Police are plotting to open field offices in Tampa, Florida and San Francisco to investigate supposed domestic terrorism threats from […]

‘You Do Not know What You’re Talking About’: Rand Paul Clashes With Fauci In Tense Capitol Hill Hearing

Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul clashed with Dr. Anthony Fauci in a Capitol Hill hearing, accusing him of lying about gain-of-function research funding. Paul questioned Fauci during Tuesday’s hearing and immediately framed his line of attack by reminding Fauci that it was a crime to lie to Congress – and the exchange only got more…

Tensions Over Capitol Police Funding Bill Hit Boiling Point In The Senate

Senate tensions over a Capitol Police funding bill are nearing a boiling point, with Democrats and Republicans unable to agree on an amount with just weeks before its funding runs dry. The department said last week that its funding could run out as soon as next month, risking furloughs and sparking bipartisan concern. But while…

Capitol Police Establishing Field Offices To Investigate Threats Against Lawmakers

July 06, 2021 10:15 AM ET The United States Capitol Police announced Tuesday that it was establishing field offices in California and Florida to investigate threats against lawmakers. The Capitol Police said in a statement that its efforts were part of a plan to improve its security measures after the riot at the Capitol on…

Vanessa Williams to Sing ‘Black National Anthem’ for PBS’ Capitol Fourth Celebration

NEW YORK (AP) — When Vanessa Williams hosts this year’s televised Capitol Fourth celebration, she will not only honor the nation’s traditional independence day, but also the country’s newly designated holiday — Juneteenth. Williams, who was the first Black woman to be crowned Miss America, will sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” which has served…

CNN’s Cuomo: ‘The Party of Trump’ Would Have Gone Crazy if a Black Guy Behaved Like Capitol Rioters

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday on his show “Cuomo Prime Time” that Republicans, which he referred to as “the party of Trump,” would be going crazy if a black guy treated the police the way White guys did at the Capitol on January 6. Cuomo said, “I have more evidence that the party of Trump…

‘A New Low’: Gerry Connolly Says Republicans Who Voted Against Gold Medals For Capitol Police Are ‘Part Of The Insurrectionist Mob’

Democratic Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly lashed out Tuesday at Republicans who opposed giving gold medals to Capitol Police officers who served during the Jan. 6 riot. Connolly told CNN’s Erin Burnett that in his opinion, saying, “They now are part of the insurrectionist mob.” “What is your position to the 21 Republicans who voted against…

Marine Corps Officer Charged In Connection To Capitol Riot

Federal prosecutors announced Thursday the first active-duty service member will be charged for participating in the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot. 40-year-old Maj. Christopher Warnagiris of the Marine Corps was charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers, as well as obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder and obstruction of justice, The Associated Press reported.…

Poll: Huge Majority of Capitol Hill Aides Believe Pelosi’s Partisan Socialist Agenda Will Not Pass Congress

Punchbowl News released a new tracking poll Thursday showing a majority of senior Democrat Capitol Hill aides believe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) partisan socialist agenda will not pass Congress. Pelosi’s push to pass a partisan socialist agenda while Washington, DC, is under one-party rule looks like it will fail as the “gatekeepers and, in many cases, the…

TX Mayor: Border Wouldn’t Be Such ‘a Madhouse’ If It Had Same Fence as Capitol, ‘We Haven’t Heard from the Administration’

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Uvalde, TX Mayor Don McLaughlin said that the border is “a madhouse” and that things would be better if the border had the same fencing as the U.S. Capitol. McLaughlin also stated that “we haven’t heard from the administration yet.” McLaughlin said, “Well, it’s…

Dem Rep. Cohen: January 6 U.S. Capitol Incident as Bad as Pearl Harbor Attack

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) Wednesday on CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time” likened the January 6 Capitol Hill riot to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Cohen said, “We just celebrated Passover. On Passover, Jewish people are instructed over two centuries to remember 2,000 years, over 2,000 years, to remember that we were in bondage, and…

Biden Orders White House Flags To Half-Mast After Attack Outside US Capitol Kills Police Officer, Wounds Another

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…

Gretchen Whitmer Complains Michigan Capitol Rife with ‘Sexism’ as Scandals Linger

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) claimed in a Monday interview that the state capitol is rife with “sexism,” Bridge magazine reported. “It’s really depressing, honestly,” Whitmer said. “This culture hasn’t changed. This isn’t new,” the former legislator added. “What is new is that there’s a bold set of women in the workforce that aren’t going…

Report: Many ‘Unlikely’ to Face Jail Time for Capitol Riot, ‘Could Embarrass Biden Administration’

Many who entered the Capitol building during January 6 protests of the 2020 election outcome are “unlikely” to face jail time — a “jarring reality check” for Americans “outraged by the storming of Capitol Hill,” according to a Politico report on Tuesday. “What about somebody who has no criminal record who got jazzed up by…

Democrat Rep. Al Green Stages Photo Op at Capitol Facing Non-Existent Extremists

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) on Thursday took a photo taken of himself sitting on the Capitol’s steps and distributed it to news media to send a message he would stand up to the “right-wing extremists” who he believed would attempt to breach the Capitol that day. “I want to make a statement to let people…

‘The Left Is Happy To Use The Race Card’: Sen. Ron Johnson Pushes Back On Claims His Capitol Riot Comments Were ‘Racist’

Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday hit back at those critical of his comments concerning Black Lives Matter and the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. While appearing on “Fox News Primetime,” Johnson addressed the criticism that his comments, made during an appearance on “The Joe Pags Show,” were “racist.” He told host…

Sen. Ron Johnson: If Trump Had Won And BLM Or Antifa Had Stormed Capitol, ‘I Might Have Been A Little Concerned’

Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson suggested that “had the tables been turned” and former President Donald Trump had won reelection, a hypothetical storming of the U.S. Capitol by Black Lives Matter (BLM) and Antifa would have caused him to be “a little concerned.” Johnson has come under fire from MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and others…

National Guard Forced to Evacuate Capitol Grounds After Alleged Mask Complaint by Democrat Congressman

National Guard troops were forced to evacuate the Capitol building grounds on Thursday and hang out in parking garages, allegedly after a Democrat congressman complained about one National Guard member not wearing a mask at a cafe in the building. According to a source, Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA) reported to the Capitol building authorities earlier…

Capitol Security Report Suggests Creation of Perpetual ‘Quick Reaction Force’ for the Capitol Region

A task force appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to review and make recommendations to bolster security at the Capitol is recommending a dedicated “Quick Reaction Force” to be on permanent standby in the region. The task force, led by Army Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Russel L. Honoré, released a report on Monday that said…

‘Transparently Security Theater’: Onlookers, Members Of Congress Call Bullsh*t On Capitol Police ‘Security Threat’

Republican members of Congress, aides and onlookers have expressed their frustration with Capitol Police and Democratic leadership for canceling votes Thursday due to an unknown security threat. The Daily Caller spoke with a number of Republican members, including Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Georgia Rep. Jody Hice, and Ohio Rep. Warren Davidson, who all slammed Democratic…

Gillibrand: White Capitol Rioters Exposed ‘Institutional Racism’ in Policing, Black Protesters ‘Would Have Been Shot’

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” that the way white rioters that breached the U.S. Capitol were treated by law enforcement on Wednesday exposed “institutional racism” in law enforcement. Gillibrand said, “One of my other concerns, Neil, is that we did not prepare for this riot in…

Liz Cheney: GOP Needs to Make Clear After Capitol Riot ‘We Aren’t the Party of White Supremacy’

Representative Liz Cheney (R- WY), one of ten House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump,  said on Tuesday during a Reagan Institute event that the Republican party needs to “make clear that we aren’t the party of white supremacy” in the wake of the deadly Capitol riots. Cheney said, “Certainly the potential of…

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