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San Bernardino QAnon follower claimed ‘World War 3’ coming before Capitol riot

By David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg A QAnon adherent who was under investigation by the FBI sent messages last month saying that “World War 3” would occur on Jan. 6, court records show, the latest indication that federal agents knew about the potential for violence in the days leading to the storming of the U.S. Capitol. Kevin Strong, an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration in San Bernardino, was charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct for his role in the Capitol riot. But acc...
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Miscommunication led to National Guard troops being pushed out of Capitol

• Jill Biden makes surprise visit to National Guard troops during first official event • Thousands of troops could remain in Washington until March
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For first Black Defense Secretary, racism challenge is personal

By Lolita C. Baldor | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Newly confirmed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will have to contend not only with a world of security threats and a massive military bureaucracy, but also with a challenge that hits closer to home: rooting out racism and extremism in the ranks. Austin took office Friday as the first Black defense chief, in the wake of the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, where retired and current military members were among the rioters touting far-right...
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'Complete bunk': Erin Burnett calls out Sen. Hawley's explanation

CNN's Erin Burnett reports on Sen. Josh Hawley's (R-MO) role in the insurrection at the Capitol after he said he still doesn't have any regrets over his actions.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says some lawmakers 'don't yet feel safe around other members of Congress' after one tried bringing a gun to the House floor

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives for a hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on August 24, 2020 Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she's concerned about her safety in light of reports that Congress members have brought guns to the Capitol. The New York progressive told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday evening that "a very considerable amount" of lawmakers "still don't yet feel safe." Security concerns have been top of mind for many lawma...
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Biden takes steps to confront domestic violent extremism following Capitol riot

Biden also directed his National Security Council to build out its capability to counter domestic violent extremism threats.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Miscommunication and confusion led to National Guard troops being pushed out of Capitol

A series of miscommunications around an unprecedented security situation left National Guard troops searching for an adequate rest area Thursday night when they were moved from the Capitol into a nearby parking garage.
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More than 100 National Guard members in DC test positive for coronavirus

More than 100 National Guard members stationed at the Capitol have tested positive for COVID-19, defense officials said Friday.
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Real estate agent charged in Capitol riot blocked from using PayPal for donations

Jenna Ryan was charged last week after federal authorities said she breached the Capitol on Jan. 6.
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The National Guard is reportedly planning to ask troops to remain deployed at the Capitol until mid-March

The National Guard is ramping up its presence in Washington, DC, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration following the Capitol siege on January 6. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images The National Guard is planning to ask up to 7,000 troops deployed to Capitol Hill to volunteer to stay until March 12, according to Military.com. "We are not going to make anybody stay," spokesperson Nahaku McFadden reportedly said. Of the roughly 25,000 troops initially deployed to the Capitol for secur...
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Outcry follows photos of Guard sleeping in garages in DC

[vemba-video id=”tv/2021/01/22/the-lead-pete-muntean-2.cnn”] By Nomaan Merchant, Lolita Baldor and Aamer Madhani | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police, now facing allegations that the agency evicted troops sent to help after its failure to stop rioting mobs two weeks ago. President Joe Biden expressed his “dismay” Friday morning...
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Biden orders review of domestic violence threat

By Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal to Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol. The disclosure Friday by White House press secretary Jen Psaki is a stark acknowledgment of the national security threat that officials see as posed by American extremists m...
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Republicans are arguing that Biden violates his call for unity unless he pushes policies they like

President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on during an event on economic crisis in the State Dining Room of the White House January 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Bringing a sense of unity to US politics was a central theme of President Joe Biden's inaugural address.  Now that he's working to implement his campaign promises, the GOP says Biden is undermining that call.  Critics say the GOP is misconstruing what Biden meant by "unity," and asking t...
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Here are the 16 Democratic and Republican senators who may determine the fate of Biden's legislative agenda on stimulus, infrastructure, and taxes

President Joe Biden signs three documents including an Inauguration declaration, cabinet nominations and sub-cabinet nominations on January 20, 2021. JIM LO SCALZO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images A group evenly divided between eight Republican and eight Democratic senators could play a key role shaping the Biden legislative agenda, starting with stimulus. The group includes moderate senators like Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Joe Manchin and Mark Warner. It may form a center of influence in a Sena...
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White House launches 'comprehensive threat assessment' on domestic extremism

The assessment comes on the heels of a deadly riot at the Capitol staged by right-wing extremists earlier this month.
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Biden admin plans to overhaul government's approach to violent domestic extremism

The assault on the Capitol "underscored what we have long known” about the rising threat of domestic extremism, said White House...
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Liz Cheney could face a mutiny within Congress and in her home state of Wyoming

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks during a news conference with other House Republican leadership in Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House GOP caucus chair Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) could be facing a mutiny within her party. Cheney roiled members of her caucus when she voted to impeach Trump.  She's set to face at least one primary challenger. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. House Republican Conf...
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Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have reportedly tested positive for COVID or are in quarantine

Members of the National Guard rest in the Visitor Center of the US Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Hundreds of National Guard troops have tested positive for COVID-19 or are in quarantine, according to a Politico report. More than 25,000 National Guard troops were activated and deployed to Washington, DC in the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hundreds of National Guard troops from am...
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Lawyers representing the Capitol insurrectionists are building a damning case against Trump

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Attorneys representing people arrested in connection to the Capitol riot are taking aim at former President Donald Trump. They're laying the blame at his feet for inciting the deadly siege by spreading disinformation about the election. The allegations bolster House Democrats' impeachment case against Trump and expose him to more legal risk. Visit Business ...
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'He can't argue that nobody took him seriously': Lawyers representing the Capitol insurrectionists are building a damning case against Trump

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Attorneys representing people who were arrested in connection to the Capitol riot are taking aim at former President Donald Trump. They're laying the blame at his feet for inciting the deadly siege by spreading disinformation about the election and telling supporters: "If you don't fight like hell, you're not going to have a country anymore." The allegation...
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Biden orders 'comprehensive threat assessment' of domestic violent extremism following Capitol riot

Biden also directed his National Security Council to build out its capability to counter domestic violent extremism threats.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Pics or it didn't happen': Experts explain why Capitol rioters posted incriminating videos and selfies

Powerful social incentives likely explain why people posted evidence the FBI is now using to build cases against them.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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PayPal bans Jenna Ryan, the Texas realtor who took a private jet to the Capitol riot, after she used it to fundraise her legal defense

Jenna Ryan in an interview with a CBS affiliate where she defended her actions at the Capitol. CBS 11 PayPal has banned Texas realtor Jenna Ryan from its platform. Ryan had become famous after taking a private plane to DC, where she was charged with participating in the Capitol riot. She said on Twitter that she raised $1,000 for her legal defense before the ban. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. PayPal has banned an account belonging to Jenna Ryan, a participant in the C...
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Capitol rioters could face penalties under this NAR policy

Realtors convicted of a "felony or crime involving moral turpitude" may be subject to discipline under membership rule.
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Lawmakers outraged at images of National Guard sent from Capitol to parking garages

Lawmakers expressed outrage Friday at images of National Guard members sent to guard the Capitol sent to parking garages.
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Trump impeachment charge will be delivered on Monday, Schumer says

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s request for a delay. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who displaced McConnell as the chamber’s leader after Democrats won two Georgia runoff elections this month, announced the move on the Senate floor but did not say when Trump’s second impeachment tri...
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Pelosi will send impeachment articles to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

• Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot • Analysis: Lindsey Graham is playing a very odd role in the Senate impeachment trial
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#ImpeachBidenNow Hashtag Hijacked by K-Pop Fans

Seven months after K-pop fans famously took over the #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag on social media in an effort to drown out racist online chatter, there’s been no shortage of other events that seemed ripe for such a move: the presidential debates, the election, the white riot at the Capitol, and any of countless actions and inactions […]
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Schumer says House will send impeachment article to the Senate on Monday

• Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot • Florida man accused of being in Capitol riot was arrested at the inauguration
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The costumed QAnon cultist who invaded the Capitol says he was duped by Trump

Jacob Chansley (33) is the imbecile who entered the Capitol on January 6 wearing a Loyal Order of the Water Buffalo cosplay costume. Also known as the QAnon Shaman, Chansley is being held on multiple federal charges in connection with the Trump Riot. — Read the rest
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