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Former Trump campaign staffers helped organize the rally that led to the deadly Capitol riot, records show, despite the campaign's repeated claims it wasn't involved

President Donald Trump speaking at a rally before the Capitol riot. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Some former staffers on President Donald Trump's reelection campaign helped secure the permit for the January 6 rally that preceded the deadly Capitol riot, according to public records. The Trump campaign has repeatedly denied being directly involved in the organization of the rally.  According to the Associated Press, among those listed as organizers on official paperwork for the rally are ...
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The National Guard is doing background checks on its own soldiers to shore up security during the inauguration

Members of the National Guard walk through the Rotunda of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 13, 2021, ahead of an expected House vote impeaching US President Donald Trump. Getty Images The National Guard revealed it would be doing additional vetting of guardsmen serving as security during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. The group made the move following the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol Building in which several members of law enforcement, and at least one Nationa...
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FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event. The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington following the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. And it und...
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TSA 'significantly increased' security at DC airports ahead of Inauguration Day

Transportation Security Administration agents process passengers at the south security checkpoint at Denver International Airport in Denver. David Zalubowski/AP The Transportation Security Administration has 'significantly increased' security at DC airports ahead of Inauguration Day.  Following the attacks at the Capitol building two weeks ago, TSA is processing hundreds of names with law enforcement agencies for a thorough risk assessment, according to a statement published Friday. Simila...
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Photos show ramped-up troops and barriers locking down Washington, DC, ahead of Biden's inauguration

National Guard Citizen-soldiers stand guard downtown on January 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. Brandon Bell/Getty Images Local and federal officials in the city of Washington, DC, are on high alert ahead of this week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Fears stem following the deadly insurrection earlier this month at the US Capitol led by supporters of President Donald Trump. From non-scalable fencing around the US Capitol to the closure of the National Mall and streets in downtown ...
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Georgia prosecutor seriously considering a criminal investigation into Trump's election interference, report says

President Donald J. Trump stops to talk to reporters as he walks to board Marine One and depart from the South Lawn at the White House on Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fulton County's district attorney is seriously considering launching a criminal investigation into President Donald Trump, according to The New York Times. This follows calls by a watchdog group and Democratic lawmakers to have Trump investigated for interfering ...
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Capitol mob meant to ‘assassinate’ officials, feds say

By Alanna Durkin Richer and Jacques Billeaud | Associated Press PHOENIX — The pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” federal prosecutors said in court documents. The remark came in a motion prosecutors filed late Thursday in the case against Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man who took part in the insurrection while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns. Prosecutors say that after Chansley climbed up to the dai...
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Pro-Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol came within seconds of seeing Pence and his family, report says

Vice President Mike Pence presiding over a joint session of Congress on January 6 to certify the 2020 Electoral College results after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol earlier in the day. Erin Schaff/AFP via Getty Images A frenzied mob came within seconds of seeing Vice President Mike Pence while storming the US Capitol last week, The Washington Post reported. Outside the building, a crowd of President Donald Trump's supporters chanted to "hang Mike Pence." Pence was...
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Biden's inauguration rehearsal has been postponed due to security threats, report says

President-elect Joe Biden. REUTERS/Tom Brenner A rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's January 20 inauguration ceremony has been postponed due to security concerns, according to a Politico report. Law-enforcement agencies have boosted their security measures in lead up to Inauguration Day in the wake of last week's Capitol insurrection. The FBI said on Thursday that it was tracking an "extensive amount of concerning online chatter," including calls for armed protests in all states in t...
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Biden's inauguration rehearsal has been postponed because of security threats, report says

President-elect Joe Biden. REUTERS/Tom Brenner A rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's January 20 inauguration ceremony has been postponed because of security concerns, Politico reported. Law-enforcement agencies have boosted their security measures in the lead-up to Inauguration Day in the wake of last week's Capitol insurrection. The FBI said on Thursday that it was tracking an "extensive amount of concerning online chatter," including calls for armed protests in all states in the da...
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Secret Service director reminds employees to be nonpartisan ahead of inauguration

US Secret Service director James Murray sent an agency-wide memo on Wednesday reminding all employees to remain professional and act in a nonpartisan manner as they carry out their duties for next week's inauguration.
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Secret Service director reminds employees to be nonpartisan ahead of Biden inauguration

US Secret Service director James Murray sent an agency-wide memo on Wednesday reminding all employees to remain professional and act in a nonpartisan manner as they carry out their duties for next week's inauguration.
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Ivanka And Jared Dunked On For Forcing Secret Service To Use Bathroom Outside Home

Talk about a leak to the press! With less than a week to go before President Trump's presidency comes to an end, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have become the center of Internet fodder after the Washington Post reported on Thursday that the couple refused to let their Secret Service detail use any of the six bathrooms inside their ritzy D.C. home. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Secret Service pays high rent for apartment near Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's home for toilets and office space for agents

The US Secret Service is renting a small studio apartment in Washington, DC, near the home of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, a source with knowledge of the service's activities told CNN on Thursday, in order for agents to use the bathroom and have office space.
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Secret Service Barred From Jared And Ivanka’s Bathrooms Rented A Toilet For $3,000 A Month

A Washington Post report revealed that agents had to go to extraordinary lengths to relieve themselves.
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spent $100K of taxpayer money renting a bathroom so Secret Service agents didn't have to use theirs

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump walk on the south lawn of the White House on November 29, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have spent $100,000 on bathroom accommodations for their Secret Service detail after barring the agents from using their bathrooms, The Washington Post reported.  Law enforcement officials told The Post that the president's daughter and son-in-law barred the Secret Service from using their 6.5 bathrooms when they first moved into their D...
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Jared and Ivanka's Secret Service detail reportedly had to use Obama's bathroom because the couple wouldn't let the officers use theirs

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One after returning from Camp David. Patrick Semansky/AP Secret Service agents assigned to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner aren't permitted to use any of the six bathrooms in the couple's Washington, DC, home in the wealthy neighborhood of Kalorama, according to The W...
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spent $100,000 of taxpayer money renting a bathroom so Secret Service agents didn't have to use theirs

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump walk on the South Lawn of the White House on November 29. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have spent $100,000 on accommodations for their Secret Service detail after barring the agents from using their bathrooms, The Washington Post reported. Law-enforcement officials told The Post that the president's daughter and his son-in-law barred the Secret Service agents from using their 6.5 bathrooms when they first moved into their mansio...
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Sorry, try Obama's house: Secret Service barred from using Ivanka Trump's bathrooms

Secret Service detail were forced to use porta-potties or neighbors’ bathrooms until government rented them an apartmentThe dying days of the Trump administration have been plagued by yet more scandal in the form of riots, Twitter bans and impeachment. Now The Washington Post has added another: water closet gate.In a multi-bylined article one of America’s top investigative news outlets has chronicled in leg-crossing detail the apparently extreme difficulty that the Secret Service detail assigned...
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Expecting trouble, Washington locks down ahead of inauguration

WASHINGTON — All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading more fencing. There were no cars or scooters and seemingly no tourists Wednesday, just the occasional jogger and multiple construction crews at work. The U.S. Capitol that proved such a soft target last week was visible only through lines of tall, black fence. Two blocks from the White House, a group of uniformed National Guard troops emerged from a tour bus and headed into a...
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Secret Service Flags New Round Of Potentially Violent DC Protests In Bulletin

The Secret Service earlier this week flagged potentially violent protests in Washington, D.C. planned for the days leading up to Joe Biden’s inauguration as President, the Daily Beast reported Wednesday .  [Author: Matt Shuham]
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CNN's Dana Bash says this is the real reason Trump just released a new video

CNN's Dana Bash and Gloria Borger react to a new video the White House released of President Trump calling for calm as the threat of new riots -- which Trump said he'd been briefed on by the Secret Service -- casts a pall over Washington.
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The man standing next to Ashli Babbitt as she was shot and killed has been arrested on charges of storming the Capitol building

Thomas Baranyi gave an interview where he showed off the blood on his hands and talked about his participation in the insurrection. A screenshot of one interview was included in the FBI affidavit supporting the charges against him. Department of Justice The FBI arrested and charged Thomas Baranyi, 28, with participating in the Capitol siege last week. Baranyi was seen next to Ashli Babbitt, the Air Force veteran and conspiracy theorist, as she was killed by law enforcement officers while b...
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Secret Service Warns the Boogaloos Are Coming to DC, States

The insurrection is not over, according to an intelligence bulletin acquired by The Daily Beast that warns a coming wave of MAGA...
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Secret Service takes charge of security for Biden's inauguration Wednesday

The US Secret Service on Wednesday officially took charge of security for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration as authorities warn of new threats across the country and unfold a massive security presence in Washington, DC, after last week's violence at the US Capitol.
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An Illinois man was arrested over threats to kill Democrats during Biden's inauguration, as feds brace for more violence after the Capitol breach

Members of the National Guard deployed around the US Capitol in the wake of a riot at the complex. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Louis Capriotti, 45, was arrested near his home in suburban Chicago Tuesday morning, and charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce.  According to the criminal complaint published by the Chicago Sun-Times, Capriotti has been leaving threatening voicemails for members of Congress since President Donald Trump lost the election in Nov...
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Secret Service agent rates films on accuracy of Presidential details

Vanity Fair asked former Secret Service Agent Jonathan Wackrow to examine details of presidential details in movies and television in terms of believability and execution. They missed a chance to ask him about how unbelievable it would be if the President caused 130 agents to quarantine if it were in a movie. — Read the rest
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Is this The Ultimate 2021-22 Alpine Road Trip Adventure?

Normally by early December Snow.Guide Ski Editor Rob Stewart would have ticked off at least one ski trip to the Alps, usually covering the main opening weekend of the season in the French Alps, possibly in Tignes or maybe Val Thorens. But 2020 is different. So he has put together the ultimate luxury skiing adventure across the Alps – what he’d do next season (2021-22) if money and time was no object. This is a 20 week linked road trip around the Alps, starting on December 2 and finishing at the ...
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In Aftermath Of US Capitol Attack, New Scrutiny For Police Officers’ Social Media Posts

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House Democrats were warned about possible violent pro-Trump protests in Washington, DC in the lead up to Biden's inauguration

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sanitizes the gavel after Vice President Mike Pence walked off the dais during a joint session of Congress to certify the 2020 Electoral College results on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images Capitol Police on Monday night briefed House Democrats about emerging threats involving President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.  Lawmakers were informed of at least three planned protests in Washington, DC, in the coming days, Huf...
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