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2 more DC police officers who responded to Capitol insurrection have died by suicide

Two DC police officers who responded to the US Capitol insurrection have died by suicide, authorities announced on Monday, bringing the total to four officers who have taken their own lives in the aftermath of the January 6 riot.
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Fourth officer who responded to US Capitol attack dies by suicide

Kyle DeFreytag, who was deployed to protect Capitol after police cleared building of rioters, died earlier in JulyA fourth police officer who defended the US Capitol during the 6 January insurrection by extremist supporters of Donald Trump is now confirmed to have taken his own life.Washington DC’s Metropolitan police department (MPD) confirmed late Monday that another of their officers, Kyle DeFreytag, died by suicide earlier in July, just hours after declaring that MPD officer Gunther Hashida ...
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Capitol police officer Kyle DeFreytag dead of suicide

A Washington, DC police officer who responded to the deadly riot at the US Capitol on Jan. 6 took his own life last month, making him...
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Four officers who responded to January 6 attack have died by suicide

Two DC police officers who responded to the US Capitol insurrection have died by suicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
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Four officers in Jan. 6 attack have died by suicide

A DC police officer who responded to the US Capitol insurrection has died by suicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
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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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Officer who responded to US Capitol attack is third to die by suicide

Gunther Hashida, 44, was found dead at home on 29 July, the Metropolitan police department said
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Top Stories this PM: Third suicide after Capitol riot; Canadian diver reacts to scoring 0 with feet-first flop

Good afternoon. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Another suicide after the Capitol riot. A third Washington, DC, police officer who responded to the riot at the US Capitol on January 6 has died by suicide. "Officer Gunther Hashida, assigned to the Emergency Response Team within the Special Operations Division, was found deceased in his residence on Thursday, July 29," DC police told Insider in a statem...
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Officer who responded to January 6 attack is third to die by suicide

A DC police officer who responded to the US Capitol insurrection has died by suicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
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House Democrat sleeps on Capitol steps as she blasts lawmakers over expiring eviction moratorium

Rep. Cori Bush slept overnight on the steps of the US Capitol to protest her House colleagues for adjourning for August recess without passing an extension of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's eviction moratorium for renters, which expired on Saturday night.
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Kinzinger: McCarthy and Jordan should face Capitol attack subpoenas – but maybe not Trump

Republican on select committee seeks 6 January answersCollins toes GOP line in saying panel not sufficiently bipartisanWhat did Jim Jordan know about the insurrection and when?Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House select committee investigating the US Capitol assault, will support subpoenas for testimony from Kevin McCarthy, the Republican minority leader, and senior members of the congressional GOP including Jim Jordan, a prominent Trump ally from Ohio. Related: Trump tries to d...
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Kinzinger: McCarthy and Jordan should face 6 January subpoenas – but maybe not Trump

Republican on select committee seeks Capitol attack answersCollins toes GOP line in saying panel not sufficiently bipartisanWhat did Jim Jordan know about the insurrection and when?Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the House select committee investigating the US Capitol assault, will support subpoenas for testimony from Kevin McCarthy, the Republican minority leader, and senior members of the congressional GOP including Jim Jordan, a prominent Trump ally from Ohio. Related: Trump tries...
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Anti-eviction lawmaker camps overnight on US Capitol steps

Cori Bush fears millions of US tenants could be at risk as a Covid-related eviction freeze expires.
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Anti-eviction lawmaker camps overnight on US Capitol steps

Cori Bush fears millions of US tenants could be at risk if an eviction freeze is allowed to expire.
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Cori Bush spends night protesting outside US Capitol, gets support from Squad allies Omar, Pressley

U.S. Rep. Cori Bush said late Friday she plans to spend the night on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to protest the impending end of the...
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Squad' member vows to sleep outside Capitol as eviction freeze nears end

Congresswoman Cori Bush urged Democratic colleagues to join her in sleeping outside of the US Capitol in an effort to extend nationwide...
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Opinion: January 6 rioters followed Trump's blueprint

When Congressman Mo Brooks attended Donald Trump's "Save America Rally" at the Ellipse Wednesday, January 6 -- the day Trump loyalists attacked the US Capitol and tried to overturn the 2020 election -- the Alabama Republican's big punchline was, "Today is the day American patriots start taking down names and kicking ass." Faced, now, with a lawsuit alleging that he incited the violence that ensued, Brooks claimed he never advocated for violence. And he has said that his comment about "kicking a...
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A little-known law could determine whether the DOJ would represent Trump in a Capitol riot lawsuit or if he has to fend for himself

Then-President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in DC on January 6, 2021 before his supporters swarmed the US Capitol. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Westfall Act is a law that grants federal employees legal immunity in certain cases. The DOJ said Rep. Mo Brooks shouldn't get immunity in a Capitol riot lawsuit from Rep. Eric Swalwell. That could have implications if former President Trump wants to use the act in lawsuits against him. See more stories on Insider's b...
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Nearly half of Republicans say 'a time will come when patriotic Americans have to take the law into their own hands,' new poll shows

Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021. Brent Stirton/Getty Images A new poll offers an alarming picture of GOP beliefs about democracy. Almost half of Republicans said a time might come where they have to take the law into their own hands. A majority of Republicans endorsed potentially using force to uphold the "traditional" America. See more stories on Insider's business page. Less than a year after a pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capitol,...
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Subpoena fight looms over Trump as House committee plots extensive January 6 probe

Investigators on the House's January 6 select committee, vowing a deep dive into the attack on the US Capitol, may soon be confronted with a grim reality: A battle over subpoena requests and the prospect they could end up in protracted legal fights.
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Officers who testified at 1/6 hearing call for police union to publicly denounce insurrection

Still grappling with physical and mental trauma from the January 6 insurrection, several police officers who were on the front lines that day want more support from the nation's largest police union and are calling on law enforcement groups to publicly denounce those who have lied about the severity of the US Capitol attack.
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Ex-cop who stormed US Capitol is jailed after buying 37 guns and posting that 'violence' is better than 'peaceful protest'

A Virginia police officer who was fired after storming the US Capitol was jailed Wednesday by a federal judge because he ordered a large stockpile of guns and ammunition after his January arrest, and posted online in support of future political violence.
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Mark Zuckerberg's $23.4 million in security costs last year is more than the combined cost of keeping 10 other top execs safe

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images Facebook spent more than $25 million on CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2020. He collected a salary of $1. More than $23.4 million of that amount was for personal security for Zuckerberg and his family. The combined security for ten other top tech execs, including Sheryl Sandberg, was $23.3 million. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook spent more than $23.4 million on security costs for CEO Mark Zuckerberg in...
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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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A former New York state senate candidate posted photos of himself storming the Capitol on Instagram, FBI says

Security footage showing Daniel Christmann entering the US Capitol through a broken window. US District Court A 38-year-old former candidate for New York State Senate has been arrested for his involvement in the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, according to allegations made by the Federal Bureau of Investigations in a court filing on Wednesday.Federal prosecutors accused Daniel Christmann of Brooklyn of storming the Capitol building during the insurrection. In the criminal complaint again...
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Republicans' Jan. 6 counterprogramming filled with falsehoods

On the day a House select committee held its first public hearing to glean facts about the January 6 attack at the US Capitol, some Republican lawmakers continued to deceive the public about both the attack and its aftermath.
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Every Republican should be required to read Liz Cheney's opening statement

Rep. Liz Cheney has risked her entire career on her belief that what happened on January 6 at the US Capitol was Donald Trump's doing -- and needs to be investigated in a fulsome (and nonpartisan) manner in order to protect American democracy.
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Lawmakers wiped away tears while hearing testimony and watching videos of the riot on January 6 during a congressional hearing

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., wipes his eyes as he listens to testimony before the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP Lawmakers wiped away tears amid emotional testimony and footage of the January 6 riot. The House Select Committee held its first public hearing as part of its investigation into the Capitol insurrection. Video shows House lawmakers, including Reps. Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger,...
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