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Bill Would Stop US Capitol (secret)Police From Operating In Florida

Bill Would Stop US Capitol (secret)Police From Operating In Florida iStock-Stefan Rotter Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini is worried about the politicization of American law enforcement – especially when the agency is not accountable to the public. The conservative Lake County Republican is most concerned about the U.S. Capitol Police, which is opening field offices in San Francisco and Tampa, claiming that Florida and California are “where the majority of...
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Capitol Police arrest a man carrying a '9 mm pistol with a high capacity magazine' near Capitol

A U.S. Capitol Police officer wears a mourning band over his badge following a police procession of the hearse carrying the casket of Brian Sicknick, U.S. Capitol Police Officer who died from injuries following the U.S. Capitol building siege on Wednesday, on January 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. Al Drago/Getty Images US Capitol Police arrested a man with a 9mm pistol and high capacity magazine near the Capitol on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Capitol Polic...
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'This Attack Happened': Medals to Honor Jan. 6 Responders

The Senate has voted to award Medals of Honor to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department for protecting Congress during the Jan. 6 insurrection, sending the legislation to President Joe Biden for his signature.
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The Capitol police officer who testified he was called a 'n-----' during the Jan. 6 riot says he's since been targeted with racist abuse online

Officer Dunn, who responded to the Capitol insurrection on January 6, testified to the House Select Committee as part of their investigation into the riots. PBS NewsHour/YouTube US Capitol Police Officer Harry A. Dunn says he's faced racist abuse after testifying on the Capitol riot. He said he's faced racist abuse on Facebook, Twitter, and email over the last week. During his testimony last week, Dunn said it was the first time he was called the n-word while in uniform. See more ...
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Senate passes bill to award congressional gold medal to Capitol Police

The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to award congressional gold medals to law enforcement agencies that responded to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
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Officer who responded to Jan. 6 attack is third to die by suicide

By Whitney Wild and Paul LeBlanc | CNN A DC police officer who responded to the US Capitol insurrection has died by suicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. “Officer Gunther Hashida, assigned to the Emergency Response Team within the Special Operations Division, was found deceased in his residence on Thursday, July 29,” department spokesperson Kristen Metzger told CNN in a statement. Hashida joined the Metropolitan Police Department in 2003 and responded to the Capitol on Januar...
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How to handle a firestorm: Alexander Vindman offered advice to Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn

Vindman and Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn have had several conversations since Dunn testified about racial slurs hurled at him by the Jan. 6 mob.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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GOP Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings denounced him in a scathing op-ed: 'Have you no sense of decency, Paul?'

Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) speaks at a news conference on January 7, 2016. Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage The siblings of GOP. Rep. Paul Gosar ripped into him in a new op-ed. Published by NBC, the op-ed accuses Gosar of helping to incite the riot at the Capitol. The siblings suggested Gosar does not have the "intellect, character or maturity" to be in Congress. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three of Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings penned an op-ed denouncing many of ...
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Trump privately called the officers who defended the Capitol on January 6 'pussies,' report says

Four police officers who worked during the Capitol riot pose after testifying to a House select committee. Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images Trump called police officers who worked during the Capitol riot "pussies," The Daily Beast reported. He reportedly also believes some officers are being used as Democratic pawns to smear his name. Four officers gave harrowing testimony on their experience at the Capitol riot on Tuesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President D...
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GOP senator shuts down caller demanding the name of Capitol Police officer

Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) set the record straight about the events of January 6 when a radio show caller demanded to know the name of the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt, a California woman who took part in the riot.
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GOP senator wants no part of attempt to out Capitol Police officer who shot rioter

Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) set the record straight about the events of January 6 when a radio show caller demanded to know the name of the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt, a California woman who took part in the riot.
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McCarthy Invokes… Kavanaugh Hearings To Blame Dems For Capitol Attack Security Lapses

While speaking Thursday about the mob of Trump supporters who sacked the Capitol, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) drew a comparison between the security failures on Jan. 6 and the Capitol Police response to people who protested Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
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Third Black lawmaker arrested this month during voting rights protests in DC

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said she was arrested on Thursday by Capitol Police during a protest on voting rights, becoming the third lawmaker to be arrested in recent weeks while participating in a pro-voting rights demonstration in Washington.
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Congress passes bill to fund Afghan visas, Capitol security

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Congress overwhelmingly passed emergency legislation Thursday that would bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war. The $2.1 billion bill now goes to President Joe Biden for his signature. The Senate approved the legislation early Thursday afternoon, 98-0, and the House passed it immediately a...
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Republicans challenge Pelosi after Capitol Police are ordered to arrest those not complying with mask mandate

Rep. Thomas Massie, a Kentucky Republican, said Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi might as well come to his office and arrest his...
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U.S. Senate Passes $2.1 Billion Emergency Funds for Capitol Police, Afghans

By Richard CowanWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved emergency funding to replenish the Capitol Police and bolster security...
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Capitol Police ordered to arrest staff and visitors not wearing masks after new House mandate

U.S. Capitol Police were ordered to start arresting visitors and staff who refuse to wear a mask on the House side of the Capitol...
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Retired US general says the Trump White House 'was complicit in the planning' of January 6 insurrection

President Donald Trump arrives at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Ret. Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré told MSNBC the Trump White House was "complicit in planning" the Capitol riot. Honoré also suggested Trump's White House was behind the delayed federal response that day. He conducted a review of the US Capitol's security after the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who was tasked b...
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Retired US general says the Trump White House 'was complicit in the planning' of the January 6 insurrection

President Donald Trump at the "Stop the Steal" rally in Washington, DC, on January 6. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré told MSNBC the Trump White House was complicit in planning the Capitol riot. Honoré also suggested Trump's White House was behind the delayed federal response that day. Honoré conducted a review of the US Capitol's security after the attack. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who was tasked by House Speaker ...
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Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham mocked the harrowing police testimony about the Capitol riot with snickers and a 'best political performance' trophy

A composite image of Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson on their Fox News shows on July 27, 2021. Fox News The Fox News hosts mocked the testimony at Tuesday's January 6 committee hearing. Carlson snickered at one officer's testimony, while Ingraham gave out "awards" for "performances." Both hosts selectively used footage to exclude testimony about racial abuse and violence. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham had a decid...
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10 Things in Politics: The 20 millennial Dem operatives to watch

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:These 20 millennial Democratic campaign operatives are reshaping politicsHere's what the CDC's new mask guidance means for youWhat a review of NDAs shows about the lengths Silicon Valley goes to silence employeesWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden plans to visit Pennsylvania to talk about ...
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The Jan 6th Insurrection Was The Centerpiece of a Failed Coup by Donald Trump

My colleagues David, Matt and Josh have each addressed this question of the scope of the Jan 6th committee in different ways on the site this morning. I wanted to add my voice to theirs and add some thoughts of my own. Especially Republicans, but not only Republicans, want to focus any investigation on the narrow questions of the security breach itself. How did the insurrectionists manage to enter the Capitol complex? This is wrong and insufficient on many counts, not least of which is that ...
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The first January 6 committee hearing was a searing indictment of the GOP's lies about the fatal Capitol attack

U.S. Capitol Police officer Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP) The first House Jan. 6 committee hearing was a disaster for Republicans. Four police officers who fought off the pro-Trump mob ripped into the GOP for downplaying the riot. "The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful," one officer said, slamming h...
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DC police officer Daniel Hodges says Capitol rioters tried to recruit him because he was white: 'Are you my brother?'

DC Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges testifies before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on July 27, 2021 at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images MPD Officer Daniel Hodges said he was treated differently than his non-white fellow officers. "Some of them would try to, try to recruit me," he said. "One of them came up to me and said, 'Are you my brother?'" He noted there wer...
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‘This is how I’m going to die’: Officers tell Jan. 6 stories

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — “This is how I’m going to die, defending this entrance.” Capitol Police Officer Aquilino Gonell told House investigators Tuesday he could feel himself losing oxygen as he was crushed by rioters – supporters of then-President Donald Trump – as he was defending the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone, who rushed to the scene, told the new House committee investigating the attack that he was “grabbed, beaten, ta...
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Capitol Police officer rejects Trump's claim about 'loving crowd' of rioters: 'I'm still recovering from those hugs and kisses that day'

U.S. Capitol Police officer Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP) A Capitol Police officer called Trump "pathetic" for claiming insurrectionists were a loving crowd. "I'm still recovering from those hugs and kisses that day," said Officer Aquilino Gonell. He added that Trump's comments were "insulting" and "demorali...
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Capitol police officer testifies that Pro-Trump insurrectionists called Black police 'n-----' during January 6 attack

Private First Class Harry Dunn of the US Capitol Police wipes tears away as a video showing scenes of the January 6th attack is played before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on US Capitol on July 27, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images Officer Harry Dunn says he and other officers were called the N word during Jan. 6 Capitol riot The racial epithets came after Dunn told the rioters he'd voted for President Biden Dunn...
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Capitol Police officer recounts rioters calling him the N-word

Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn recounts how rioters called him and other officers racial slurs as they clashed with police during the January 6 riot.
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