22 June 2021
U.S. Capitol back on lockdown due to a "security threat inside the building"
Schumer says "8 o'clock" when asked when the proceedings would begin again
President Trump's latest tweets have been deleted by Twitter
[email protected], @DCPoliceDept, and Capitol Police pushing trump supporters west off Capitol grounds. A few bottles have been thrown in their direction
Pelosi confirms the House will convene to finish the joint session TONIGHT "once it is clear for use." It is unclear when that will be
The National Guard is at the Capitol dispersing the crowd
MITT ROMNEY: "What happened here today was an insurrection, incited by the President of the United States
"This was not a protest, it was an attempted coup," contends @RepDianaDeGette
Protestors now on the lawn of Gov. Inslee's mansion #olympiaprotest
United States National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien: I have spoken with members of the Senate. They want to return to America's Senate chamber and conduct the people's business. This desire is in the finest tradition of our Republic. God bless the Congress
House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., says Congress will complete the Electoral College certification process "tonight." "I have faced violent hatred before. I was not deterred then, and I will not be deterred now," he tweeted
Congressional chief of staff: Rayburn House office building still on lockdown. No communication from leadership yet on continuing electoral college vote. Audible warning through building telling any rioter still inside they face arrest
Protesters just broke through the gates of the governor's mansion in Olympia
McConnell is telling members they should go back into the chamber tonight to project strength after today's catastrophe, per two senior GOP sources familiar with his message
Congressional leaders were evacuated to Fort McNair today following the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a law enforcement source familiar with the situation tells NPR's @johnson_carrie
Facebook: This is an emergency situation and we are taking appropriate emergency measures, including removing President Trump's video. We removed it because on balance we believe it contributes to rather than diminishes the risk of ongoing violence
Person shot at US Capitol today has died, per law enforcement source
Here's are law enforcement pics obtained by @janawinter of the IEDs found near the capitol today.
Sergeant at Arms says the Capitol building is secure. The room breaks out into applause
VA Governor: At the request of @AlexandriaVAGov and @ArlingtonVA, I am declaring a 6PM to 6AM curfew in these jurisdictions, with limited exceptions. I am also issuing a State of Emergency in Virginia, so we can continue to respond
Police are now pushing protesters back, moving them away from Capitol. Sending off loud smoke grenades. People responded, "this is our house" and "we're gonna hunt antifa tonight"
Police have started to form a line around the U.S. Capitol building #DCProtests
Proud boys fight left wing counter protestors5 month ago
Proud boys fight left wing counter protestors
Police have forced most of the crowd from bleachers with flash bangs and gas. It's stopped for now. Folks seem to be reassembling. Chanting: "Traitors"
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Oregon State Police have declared an unlawful assembly at the Oregon Capitol, people have been ordered to disperse
Oregon: Crowd being told to disperse, but refusing to leave. @fox12oregon5 month ago
Oregon: Crowd being told to disperse, but refusing to leave. @fox12oregon
Salem, Oregon now seeing its own chaos in planned protest gathering5 month ago
Salem, Oregon now seeing its own chaos in planned protest gathering
Law enforcement officers successfully cleared the terrace on the North side of the Capitol by deploying tear gas and three flash bangs
One civilian inside the US Capitol sustained a gunshot wound, confirms @DCPoliceDept chief
Protestors at Capitol charging the media
Still hundreds of people on the west side of the Capitol, where a few men with military-style helmets and camo seem set on turning barricades into a fortress for "patriots"
D.C. Metro Police official says number of firearms recovered from U.S. Capitol siege
Rioters just mobbed camera crews and destroyed their equipment
Police now here in much larger numbers, pushing rioters away from the doors
Twitter says it will limit reach of tweets stoking US Capitol unrest
Washington Police official: You must adhere to the curfew imposed by the mayor of the city, and those without it will be held accountable
Mayor of Washington: All the rioters will be held accountable, and security and order will be imposed
D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee says it will be taking the lead on the investigation of the shooting of one civilian in the U.S. Capitol. He also clarifies a riot was declared by police as mobs tried to make it into the Capitol
Statement from @DeptofDefense Acting Secretary Christopher Miller
Mayor of Washington: The deployment of the Police and National Guard began in the city of Washington
DC @MayorBowser is with Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy NOW at police headquarters. Bowser: "DC chief of police will lead the command to clear the U.S. capitol of protesters"
Trump supporters attacking Israeli journalists with anti-Semitic bile in front of Congress
U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) urges Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office - Fox
This is the scene right now in front of the US Capitol, with rioters shouting "TREASON" and *still* trying to get inside
Trump calls his supporters to go home, but still claims falsely that the elections were stolen
This is the FBI swat team in the Capitol
Biden: "Today is a reminder, a painful one, that democracy is fragile"
Pres-elect Biden calls on @realDonaldTrump go on national TV and demand end of occupation of the Capitol. "It's not protest. It's insurrection. The world's watching"
Biden says U.S. democracy is under unprecedented assault
Biden: "What we're seeing is a small number of extremists dedicated to lawlessness
At least one IED found on the grounds of the US Capitol, reports @NBCNews
Pentagon Spokesman: "The D.C. Guard has been mobilized to provide support to federal law enforcement in the District. The law enforcement response will be led by the Department of Justice
Pelosi/Schumer: We are calling on President Trump to demand that all protestors leave the U.S. Capitol and Capitol Grounds immediately
An explosive device was found at the RNC(Republican National Committee) and detonated safely
Maryland's Governor Larry Hogan also announces MD State Police & state National Guard assistance
Statement from the DC Council on the Department of Defense's Denial of DC's National Guard Deployment Request
The entire D.C. National Guard will be activated today, putting about 1,100 guardsmen on duty tonight, defense official tells. Comes after breach of Capitol by pro-Trump protesters
Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg: Shocking scenes in Washington, D.C. The outcome of this democratic election must be respected
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The Virginia National Guard and 200 state troopers are being sent to DC, per a top Va official
National Guard spox: "We have received no additional request for personnel and we have had no change in mission at this time"
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Small MAGA crowd at Georgia capitol. Some with assault rifles. Raffensperger removed from the capital as a precaution
⁦@CNN⁩ changes the descriptor from protest to insurrection
Federal law enforcement source says FBI has "credible information" that some protesters inside U.S. Capitol are armed, calls situation a "catastrophic failure of security
Protesters are on the Senate floor now
DC paramedic source tells one person shot in Capitol. CPR in progress
2:51 p.m. statement from office Sec of the Army we got: "We're in close contact with local and fed law enforcement agencies to review potential additional support requirements from the NG
A source tells The Defense Department has just denied a request by DC officials to deploy the National Guard to the US Capitol
Law enforcement in combat gear now heading into the U.S. Capitol
They're in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling "Trump won that election."
5 month ago
Capitol Bureau confirms protestors have breached the Kansas statehouse
The Kansas Legislature is not in session but a collection of Trump supporters are now gathering in the rotunda.   This as protestors in DC have stormed the Capitol5 month ago
The Kansas Legislature is not in session but a collection of Trump supporters are now gathering in the rotunda. This as protestors in DC have stormed the Capitol
They're shooting into the chamber
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Militia members have gathered outside the Georgia capitol, Georgia's secretary of state Raffensperger, senior staff have been escorted out to safety - Washington post reporter on Twitter
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL): "This is a coup attempt"
[email protected] instituting curfew in D.C. from 6 p.m. TODAY until 6 a.m. tomorrow
Some sort of gas has been set off. Not clear by whom. Police seem to be trying to deescalate and talk to them
US Capitol Police warning to Capitol staff
Video as pro-Trump protesters breaking into Capitol
Video of Capitol breakin. Trump protesters are demanding to see senators
Protesters have breached the Capitol. They're outside the Senate chamber
Looking at front capitol entrance where wall of police seems to be blocking what sounds like a loud crowd just on other side
This is the instruction being blasted out to all members of the United States Congress as it undertakes its constitutionally mandated responsibilities. But her emails
Capitol Police are using flashbangs to try to get the Trump crowd to disperse
TrumpRallyDC crowds now walking up Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues towards US Capitol
McConnell: "If this election were overturned by mere allegations from the losing side, our democracy would enter a death spiral"
[email protected] McConnell: "We cannot simply declare ourselves the national board of elections on steroids, the voters, courts and the states have all spoken, they've all spoken, if we overrule them it would damage our republic forever"
Protesters are trying to pass police officers and rush into the building. At least one protester arrested
Protestors and Capitol police in fistfights, mace being shot from both sides
Floods of people left in the middle of Trump's remarks at the Ellipse and are now headed to the US Capitol
Protesters are charging toward the Captiol steps. Some tried to scale the construction structures and have been tackled by police. They want to enter the building and are making attempts at intervals. Capitol police trying to hold them back
President Trump says he's going to march to the U.S. Capitol with supporters to "cheer on our brave senators and congressmen and women
In front of thousands of cheering supporters and with the @WhiteHouse as the backdrop, @POTUS reciting a litany of unfounded claims about Election2020
With the @WhiteHouse as the backdrop, @POTUS about to take the stage at the #SaveAmericaMarch
Turning point in attitudes among allies of @realDonaldTrump. A current paid Trump adviser this a.m: "Trump f--ed the party. He f--ed the party with his conspiracy theories and pushing females and independents away from the party. The bleeding needs to stop. He needs to go
Ukraine's @ServiceSsu says it has arrested the leader of a neo-Nazi network in Ukraine that distributed and translated Ukrainian and Russian translations of the Christchurch terrorist's manifesto, and shut the neo-Nazi network down5 month ago
Ukraine's @ServiceSsu says it has arrested the leader of a neo-Nazi network in Ukraine that distributed and translated Ukrainian and Russian translations of the Christchurch terrorist's manifesto, and shut the neo-Nazi network down
It's difficult to illustrate just how dense this crowd of Trump Supporters is in downtown D.C. hours before President Trump is expected to speak. Internet connection is poor
In Washington DC protest by far-right activists "Proud Boys" briefly confronts police, but fails to start street riot
Pro-Trump protesters clash with DC police ahead of electoral vote count in Congress
US VP Pence Said To Have Told Trump He Lacks Power To Change Election Result - NYT
President Trump confirms he will address supporters at Wednesday's 'Save America March' in D.C
Freshmen Congresswoman @Miller_Congress at a rally in the Nation's Capitol saying "Hitler was right."
A D.C. Superior Court judge released Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio on Tuesday, ordering him to stay out of Washington, D.C., until his next court appearance on June 8, according to NBC News
As 2 days of Pro-Trump election protests get underway, Downtown DC businesses are once again boarding up as they prep for possible violence
Pro-Trump rally speaker in D.C. tells attendees to hug while yelling "mass spreader event" repeatedly
VIEW Now above "Stop the Steal" Rally in DC — only a few thousand people here in Freedom Plaza ahead of a 5PM start time. Roger Stone & George Papadopolous will be speaking
"Who here is up to the task of not wearing a mask . Jesus is king and it's time to let freedom ring" - speaker at Trump rally
Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who fatally shot two people and wounded a third amidst riots in Wisconsin, has pleaded not guilty to charges including intentional homicide - WIFR
Jericho March activists at the Supreme Court cheer declaration that Trump will serve another term because it has been prophesied
5 month ago
House GOP engaged in debate this AM over whether to overturn election results, according to multiple members. The debate was kicked off by Rep. Chip Roy, who argued that Congress should not do so; Rep. Mike Johnson argued the opposite side. Others jumped in. Leaders stayed quiet
[email protected] plans to contest Arizona's electors, marking the third state that will face objection from a Republican senator
Iowa Sen. Charles E. Grassley, the Senate president pro tempore, says he and not Vice President Mike Pence will preside over the certification of Electoral College votes, since "we don't expect him to be there
Bracing for possible violence, the nation's capital has mobilized the National Guard ahead of planned protests by President Donald Trump's supporters in connection with the congressional vote expected Wednesday to affirm Joe Biden's election victory
5 month ago
"These Senate seats are truly the last line of defense," says @realDonaldTrump, emphasizing he is not conceding the presidency
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"I'm not happy with the Supreme Court. They're not stepping up to the plate. They're not stepping up," says @realDonaldTrump. "If you're the president of the United States and you get defrauded out of an election you should be able to file suit
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US President Trump: "They're not taking this White House. We're going to fight like hell
We won the presidential election. We won it big, says @realDonaldTrump, who lost both the popular vote and the Electoral College tally5 month ago
"We won the presidential election. We won it big," says @realDonaldTrump, who lost both the popular vote and the Electoral College tally
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