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# us-capitol - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

US Capitol riots report shows police mishandled emergency system
# Pro-Trump Riots
# Pro-Trump Riots

US Capitol riots report shows police mishandled emergency system

Aug 25th 2021, 10:25 AM 11,077 Views 3 Comments

Officers pressing panic buttons on their radios did not receive an adequate response, an inspector general’s report has revealed.

# us-capitol - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot
# Guilty
# Guilty

Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot

Aug 7th 2021, 12:56 PM 16,249 Views 34 Comments

The Justice Department has said that rioters assaulted approximately 140 police officers.

# us-capitol - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Tearful police officers testify about violence and racist abuse at US Capitol riot
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Tearful police officers testify about violence and racist abuse at US Capitol riot

Jul 27th 2021, 9:17 PM 25,829 Views 115 Comments

The gripping accounts served as opening testimony in a House investigation of the attack.

# us-capitol - Friday 25 June, 2021

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’
# Mike Pence
# Mike Pence

Pence says idea of overturning presidential election result was ‘un-American’

Jun 25th 2021, 12:59 PM 23,007 Views 15 Comments

He has hit out at former president Donald Trump who put pressure on him to reverse the result of last year’s vote.

# us-capitol - Friday 4 June, 2021

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Pence says he's not sure he and Trump will ever see 'eye to eye' on deadly Capitol riot

Jun 4th 2021, 6:42 AM 23,293 Views 36 Comments

Angry Trump supporters broke into the building on 6 January, with some chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’.

# us-capitol - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security restrictions around US Capitol to be largely scaled back

Mar 16th 2021, 7:50 AM 5,805 Views 6 Comments

Fencing and National Guard members have been used to protect the building since the 6 January riots.

# us-capitol - Thursday 4 March, 2021

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'
# Militia Group
# Militia Group

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'

Mar 4th 2021, 7:04 AM 21,703 Views 17 Comments

The warning was prompted by intelligence about an unnamed militia group.

# us-capitol - Monday 15 February, 2021

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
# Congress
# Congress

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot

Feb 15th 2021, 10:41 PM 14,812 Views 69 Comments

The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.

# us-capitol - Monday 18 January, 2021

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Security scare at Biden inauguration rehearsal prompted by fire at homeless camp

Jan 18th 2021, 4:36 PM 16,043 Views 10 Comments

The rehearsal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” law enforcement said.

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
# Security Checks
# Security Checks

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration

Jan 18th 2021, 2:03 PM 15,021 Views 52 Comments

About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.

# us-capitol - Friday 15 January, 2021

Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol
# Jacob Chansley
# Jacob Chansley

Prosecutors believe US rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers at Capitol

Jan 15th 2021, 12:37 PM 22,262 Views 1 Comment

The filing gives further insight into the FBI probe on the day of chaos at the center of American democracy.

# us-capitol - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?
# Grip On Power
# Grip On Power

Timeline: Is there time to impeach Trump and could he be banned from running in the future?

Jan 12th 2021, 4:07 PM 26,256 Views 44 Comments

Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.

# us-capitol - Monday 11 January, 2021

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US House of Representatives to consider Trump impeachment

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 118,453 Views 160 Comments
  • A four-page impeachment bill says Trump "gravely endangered the security of the United States".
  • A "technical error" on a US government website temporarily said that Trump had left office.
  • Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has resigned amid concerns of more violence at Biden's inauguration.
US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

US Capitol Police didn't bolster staffing ahead of last week's violence despite ample warnings, officials say

Jan 11th 2021, 11:49 AM 16,340 Views 27 Comments

The FBI is investigating whether some of the rioters had plans to kidnap members of congress and hold them hostage.

# us-capitol - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

'They're compromised': Washington riots raise thorny questions about policing, disinformation and social media

Jan 7th 2021, 5:18 PM 24,895 Views 0 Comments

Videos from inside the Capitol showing police taking selfies with protestors have been verified.

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,697 Views 56 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
# Riots
# Riots

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,194 Views 67 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

US reeling after storming of Capitol: Here are the main points you need to know this morning

Jan 7th 2021, 10:06 AM 21,656 Views 32 Comments

Trump supporters occupied the US Capitol building yesterday. Biden’s win has since been certified.

US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

US Congress certifies Biden win in wake of pro-Trump supporters storming Capitol Building

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:35 AM 67,402 Views 129 Comments
  • Trump said he will facilitate "an orderly transition", but will also continue to fight the election result.
  • Some Republicans raised objections to accepting votes from states like Arizona and Pennsylvania, but overwhelmingly lost those votes.
  • At least three Republican senators said they were now accepting electoral votes after the Capitol Hill riot.
Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

Four fatalities: One person shot by police, three deaths from medical emergencies amid Capitol chaos

Jan 7th 2021, 7:24 AM 53,440 Views 73 Comments

The Washington police chief did not link the deaths from medical emergencies to the violence.

As it happened: 'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building
Live Jan 7th 2021, 3:33 AM

As it happened: 'You did not win' - America left reeling after Trump riot cleared from US Capitol building

  • Building declared secure by officials.
  • Curfew in effect in DC.
  • Woman dies after being shot during riot.
  • Police chief says 13 people arrested.
  • Trump told supporters to 'remember this day forever!'

# us-capitol - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside
# Just Delivering The Mail
# Just Delivering The Mail

Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside

Apr 15th 2015, 8:17 PM 23,540 Views 25 Comments

He said he was just delivering the mail.

# us-capitol - Saturday 11 April, 2015

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired
# Washington
# Washington

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired

Apr 11th 2015, 7:29 PM 34,658 Views 32 Comments

Police said a suspicious package was found.

# us-capitol - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?
# Dáil Bar
# Dáil Bar

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,476 Views 38 Comments

TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?

# us-capitol - Monday 21 January, 2013

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration

Jan 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 4,433 Views 4 Comments

The US president was officially sworn-in for a second term yesterday but a public event will take place in Washington today.

# us-capitol - Friday 17 February, 2012

Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol
# USA
# USA

Man arrested ‘on way to mount suicide attack’ on US Capitol

Feb 17th 2012, 7:18 PM 4,490 Views 58 Comments

The man was reportedly carrying a vest filled with deactivated explosives.

# us-capitol - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot

Sep 29th 2011, 8:21 AM 172 Views 0 Comments

The Massachusetts man was arrested following an undercover FBI operation.