September 20, 2021

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…

CNN, NBC Paid Left-wing Capitol Rioter $35,000 Each for Footage of Violence

CNN and NBC each paid left-wing filmmaker John Sullivan $35,000 for his footage of violence during the Capitol riot, according to court documents filed by his attorneys. The radical agitator got paid.🔻https://t.co/QthYSK2izC — Kyle Becker (@kylenabecker) February 17, 2021 Politico reported Tuesday that a federal magistrate judge allowed Sullivan to keep his Twitter and Facebook…

Mace: Congress Won’t Fund a Border Wall, But Will Fund Fencing to Keep People Out of Capitol

During an interview released on Wednesday’s “Fox News Rundown” podcast, Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) criticized the “hypocrisy” of members of Congress opposing funding a wall on the border, but supporting “fencing and keeping people out of our Capitol.” Mace said, “[H]ere we have a Congress that doesn’t want to fund a border wall at our…

‘You Let Them Crackers Storm Your Capitol’: MSNBC’s Ari Melber Invokes Rapper Jay-Z To Condemn Capitol Rioter

MSNBC host Ari Melber invoked racially charged lyrics from rapper Jay-Z to condemn a rioter at the Jan. 6 Capitol riot during the Monday broadcast of his show “The Beat.” In a monologue near the end of the show, Melber discussed the image taken during the Capitol riot of a white man named Richard Barnett…

Swalwell: In Wake of Capitol Riot We Need ‘9/11 Commission,”White Nationalism Task Force’

Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said Monday on MSNBC that both an independent commission and a “white nationalism task force”  to investigate the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol were needed. Anchor Katy Tur said, “So is the House going to just wipe their hands of this now and move on or will there be a 9/11…

Coons: ‘We Need to Spend Months and Months’ on a 9/11-Style Commission on Capitol Hill Riots

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that the Democrats need to “spend months and months unearthing all the evidence that can possibly be gotten to through a 9/11-style commission” on the Capitol Hill riots. Partial transcript as follows: STEPHANOPOULOS: Senator Coons, you just heard Congresswoman Dean right there on the necessity…

GOP Rep. Waltz: ‘We Can’t Get a Briefing’ on Why National Guard Is Still in Capitol

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…

‘Our Duty To Tell The Truth’: Rep. Nancy Mace On Calling Out Ocasio-Cortez’s Capitol Riot Story

February 06, 2021 5:54 PM ET Rep. Nancy Mace spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Samantha Renck about arguments she had this week with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, why she thinks it’s important the truth is heard and more. “I guess earlier this week on Wednesday I saw a news report that was describing Congresswoman…

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