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# us-capitol - This year 2022

A US Judge said Donald Trump probably committed crimes in bid to subvert election result
# US Capitol
# US Capitol

A US Judge said Donald Trump probably committed crimes in bid to subvert election result

Mar 28th 2022, 8:01 PM 20,043 Views 20 Comments

A US judge made the claim as he released 100 emails from a Trump adviser to the committee investigating the 6 January insurrection.

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel
# 6 January
# 6 January

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by US Capitol riot panel

Jan 19th 2022, 9:51 AM 13,688 Views 27 Comments

It is seeking records and deposition testimony from him in connection to his promotion of election fraud claims.

# us-capitol - Last year 2021

US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon

Oct 14th 2021, 7:24 PM 19,656 Views 15 Comments

If the House votes to recommend the contempt charges against Bannon, the Justice Department will ultimately decide whether to prosecute.

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot
# US Capitol Riots
# US Capitol Riots

Four Trump allies summoned in US Congress' probe of Capitol riot

Sep 24th 2021, 7:32 AM 18,604 Views 10 Comments

The committee wants the four men provide a set of documents by 7 October.

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 11,108 Views 3 Comments

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

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 16,288 Views 34 Comments

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

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 25,894 Views 115 Comments

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

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 23,080 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.

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 23,340 Views 36 Comments

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

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 5,838 Views 6 Comments

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

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 21,733 Views 17 Comments

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

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 14,852 Views 69 Comments

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

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 16,060 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 15,056 Views 52 Comments

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

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 22,281 Views 1 Comment

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

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 26,318 Views 44 Comments

Joe Biden will be inaugurated as his successor next week.

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 118,533 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 16,363 Views 27 Comments

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

'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 24,955 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 60,766 Views 58 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 152,305 Views 64 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 21,695 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 67,472 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 53,503 Views 74 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 - All time

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 23,560 Views 25 Comments

He said he was just delivering the mail.

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired
# Washington
# Washington

US Capitol on lockdown after shots fired

Apr 11th 2015, 7:29 PM 34,673 Views 32 Comments

Police said a suspicious package was found.

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 7,500 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?

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

Pics, video: Washington gets ready for Obama inauguration

Jan 21st 2013, 10:36 AM 4,454 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.

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 4,518 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Man arrested over Pentagon, US Capitol bomb plot

Sep 29th 2011, 8:21 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

The Massachusetts man was arrested following an undercover FBI operation.