17 September 2021
CNN: "275 cases open in Capitol riot investigation, prosecutors say"
25,000 National Guard troops now authorized to protect nation's capital for inauguration, officials say
In the wake of Parler going offline, various domestic rightwing extremists have sought out alternative digital communications platforms. To date, only some of these alternative platforms have taken their own measures to remove or even curtail hate speech and threats of violence
Map: a lot of street closures in DC
Pentagon inspector general announces examination of DOD role and actions prior to Jan 6 Capitol riot
Biden is tapping former CIA deputy director David Cohen to return to the agency in the same role he served during the Obama administration. He's also calling on former FDA Commissioner David Kessler to help lead the COVID19 vaccine drive
Rep. @TedLieu believed "a number of Republicans would have voted for impeachment, but they were afraid for their lives." He said Trump's "Big Lie" is to blame for that fear, and that he should be removed from office for it
Prosecutors in Wisconsin have asked a judge to order an Illinois teen charged with killing two people and wounding a third in a violent protest over a police shooting to stay out of bars and away from white supremacist groups
US federal prosecution: The congressional intruders were aiming to "arrest and assassinate" elected officials
Robert Sanford, a retired firefighter from Pennsylvania, has been arrested, accused of being the man seen on video throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers at the Capitol
Authorities say they've identified a man seen beating a police officer with a pole flying the American flag during the Capitol riot. Informants said they recognized Peter Stager, who faces charges of interfering with law enforcement officers
Parler videos uploaded in Washington on Jan. 6. Can see the transition from Trump's speech at the Ellipse to the Capitol
Retired Chester PA firefighter, Robert Sanford, nabbed for hurling fire extinguisher at police in last week's Capitol riot. In video, he hit 3 policemen in head, 1 with o helmet. Trained to use fire extinguishers to save, now uses to harm
The F.A.A. plans to take legal action against passengers who assault, threaten, intimidate or interfere with airline crew members, which could include fines of up to $35,000 and referral for criminal prosecution, @nirajc and @charlie_savage write
Aides had assumed Trump would fly to Mar-a-Lago when he leaves White House but now it's definite: he's heading to Florida, and several aides will continue to work for him, including Nick Luna, Molly Michael, Cassidy Hutchinson, sources tell and @SalehaMohsin. Story TK
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested more than 100 people over last week's violent siege of the U.S. Capitol, and is now looking into individuals who could possibly threaten the safety of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden
The FBI urged police chiefs across U.S. to be on high alert for extremist activity, warning of potential violence ahead of the presidential inauguration
FBI director: Over 200 suspects identified from siege of U.S. Capitol last week. "We know who you are," Wray says
FBI Director Wray: "We are seeing an extensive amount of concerning online chatter" surrounding the inauguration
FBI director says he is "concerned about the potential for violence" in Washington, D.C. and state capitals
The person in the red hat with the bloody cheek in the Senate chamber has been arrested. He said the crowd became unruly "once we found out Pence turned on us." "The crowd went crazy. I mean, it became a mob
Feds have charged Peter Stager with beating a DC police officer with an American flag. "Everybody in there is a treasonous traitor," Stager said in a video obtained by the FBI. "Death is the only remedy for what's in that building
Trump has repeatedly spoken by phone with Steve Bannon in recent weeks to seek advice on his campaign to overturn his re-election defeat, reconciling with his once-estranged ex White House strategist, sources tell
Federal prosecutors now say a search of Robert Sanford's home turned up a Proud Boys t-shirt. The retired Chester firefighter is accused of throwing a fire extinguisher during the riots that struck three officers
Dozens of people on a terrorist watch list were in Washington for pro-Trump events Jan. 6. The majority of the watchlisted individuals in Washington that day are suspected white supremacists: Washington Post
Right-wing "journalist" Matt Couch, who has spent years spreading conspiracy theories about the murder of Seth Rich, now disavows all such efforts, presumably as part of a settlement of the lawsuit brought against him by Rich's brother
Director of Military Intelligence in the Office of the Undersecretary of the Pentagon: Whoever proves belonging to an extremist group will be banned from working for the Ministry of Defense
ARRESTED: Christine Priola, a school therapist who stormed the Capitol & got to @VP's chair. She quit her job the day after the riot saying: I will be switching paths to expose the global evil of human trafficking & pedophilia, including in our govt & children's services agencies
Director of Military Intelligence in the Office of the Pentagon Under Secretary of Intelligence: We will not tolerate any extremism in the Department of Defense
Rep Rodney Davis (R-IL) questions need for metal detectors at US House chamber. "Police officers should be out along the perimeter where we know the real threats are
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