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Heavy police presence as protesters trickle in for DC rally

By COLLEEN LONG, MICHAEL BALSAMO and ASHRAF KHALIL WASHINGTON (AP) — The fence around the Capitol is back up. The District of Columbia’s police department is at the ready. The U.S. Capitol Police have requested assistance from nearby law enforcement agencies including the National Guard. The Capitol Police have taken no chances for Saturday’s rally at the Capitol in support of rioters imprisoned after the violent Jan. 6 insurrection. They’re working to avoid a repeat of the pre-inauguration atta...
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We're not taking any chances': Capitol Police ramp up security ahead of rally for pro-Trump rioters

U.S. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said the aggressive security measures taken ahead of Saturday's rally represent a “new normal” in...
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5 Points On The Heightened Concern Over Saturday’s Right-Wing Rally At The Capitol

Protesters demanding justice for the Jan. 6 defendants – who they dub “political prisoners” – are scheduled to gather at the U.S. Capitol this Saturday. Here’s what we know:  Organizers say they want the release of detained Capitol rioters The point of the protest – styled as “Justice for J6” – is to call for justice for people charged in the ongoing investigation into the Capitol attack. The insurrectionists currently detained pending trial have been deemed as martyrs to the cause and bran...
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Larry Elder Campaign Touts Website Already Saying Newsom Won Via Voter Fraud

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Jumping The Gun Just A Tad The campaign of Larry Elder, the hard-right radio host who’s been leading the pack of Republicans working to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in today’s recall election, is a website that curiously already states the results of the election even though it, uh, hasn’t started yet! The campaign’s website has a “Stop Fraud” link leading to “,”  which has a petition that demands the Cal...
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Justice for J6 rally prompts fencing to return to Capitol, with 'better prepared' police

Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger says the fencing is a temporary precaution ahead of the right-wing 9/18 rally in Washington, DC.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Police will put fencing back up around the Capitol building ahead of a far-right rally supporting Jan. 6 rioters

Razor wire and fences still surround the United States Capitol building at sunrise a few days after the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images US Capitol Police will reinstall fencing around the Capitol building ahead of a far-right rally. The rally, dubbed "Justice for J6," is scheduled for September 18. The event is being held to support rioters who stormed the Capitol on January 6, according to its orga...
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Temporary fencing to surround Capitol ahead of September 18 right-wing rally

The US Capitol Police board has approved the department's request to reinstall temporary fencing around the Capitol ahead of a planned right-wing rally Saturday, Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger told reporters Monday.
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Pelosi to hold security briefing ahead of Sept. 18 rally planned by Trump supporters

U.S. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger will provide the briefing on Monday in Pelosi’s office at the Capitol.
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Capitol suspect charged with threatening weapon of mass destruction

By Christina Carrega, Marshall Cohen and Tierney Sneed | CNN The Justice Department has charged Capitol bomb threat suspect Floyd Ray Roseberry with threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to use an explosive device, a judge said Friday. The charges were unsealed during Roseberry’s first court appearance in DC District Court. Roseberry, 51, is currently in jail, and prosecutors say they will seek to keep him behind bars while his case progresses in court. Roseberry, who wa...
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Man Who Claimed To Have Bomb Surrenders To Police Near Capitol

A man who parked a pickup truck outside the Library of Congress Thursday and threatened to detonate a bomb has surrendered to law enforcement. Capitol Police chief Tom Manger identified the suspect as Floyd Ray Roseberry of North Carolina. Roseberry appears to have posted videos to a now-deleted Facebook page Thursday morning in which he addresses President Biden and describes calling in a bomb threat. A standoff stretched into the afternoon as law enforcement negotiated with Roseberry. It remai...
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Livestream of DC Bomb Suspect Pulled Off Facebook Amid Standoff

The Facebook account of a North Carolina man suspected of making bomb threats outside of the Library of Congress was abruptly suspended on Thursday after the man appeared to go live from his truck.Read more...
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New Capitol Police chief says he'd be 'a fool to not be concerned' about ongoing threat

In his first day on the job, Tom Manger -- the new chief of the US Capitol Police -- said Friday that he would be "a fool to not be concerned" about the threat of more attacks on the Capitol, especially given chatter on extremists' forums about possible action in August.
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Capitol Police Board names new US Capitol Police chief

The US Capitol Police Board announced Thursday the selection of Tom Manger as chief of the United States Capitol Police following a nationwide recruitment effort.
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AP Sources: Former Maryland Police Chief Tom Manger Selected to Head Capitol Police in Aftermath of Jan. 6 Insurrection

AP sources: Former Maryland police chief Tom Manger selected to head Capitol Police in aftermath of Jan. 6 insurrection.
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Calls for de-escalation training grow after Atlanta shooting

The deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta in the span of less than three weeks have led to a push in the U.S. for more training of police officers in how to de-escalate tense situations before they explode in violence. “You’ve got to get cops to understand that it’s not a cowardly act, that backing off could save this person’s life,” said Tom Manger, a retired police chief in Virginia and Maryland and former president of the Major Cities Chiefs Association. Offic...
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