Capitol Police To Remove Fencing, Admitting No “Credible Threat Against Congress”.

Outer fencing surrounding the U.S. Capitol complex will be removed this weekend, with acting House Sergeant-at-Arms Timothy P. Blodgett admitting there is no “credible threat” that “warrants” the perimeter.  “In an email to members and staff, Blodgett said that by Monday, Independence and Constitution avenues will be open for traffic. The inner layer of fencing will remain around the Capitol Square area while the Architect of the Capitol makes security repairs to the Capitol,” Roll Call explains. The acting House Sergeant-at-Arms emphasized, “there does not exist a known, credible threat against Congress or the Capitol Complex that warrants the temporary

Buzzfeed Promoted Restaurant Owned by Alleged Capitol Riot Sicknick Assaulter.

Buzzfeed hyped a restaurant owned by George Tanios, who was recently arrested and charged with the assault of Capitol Police officer Brian D. Sicknick on January 6th. Tanios served as the General Manager of Sandwich University in Morgantown, West Virginia, which served a variety of foods including sandwiches, salads, milkshakes, and burgers. Buzzfeed hyped the restaurant in 2014, including it on the list “25 Fried Foods You Have To Try Before You Die.” Coming in at number 17, the outlet described the restaurant as a “drunk person’s paradise”: Imagine choosing your favorite things from a fried food buffet, placing them

Senators Blast Capitol Police for Failing to Provide Credible Threat Intel to Justify DC Fence.

Republican senators wrote to the acting Chief of U.S. Capitol police questioning the presence of the National Guard and extensive fencing around the Capitol. The March 12th letter emphasizes how the justification for the two security measures remain unclear to the American people – and even the Senate. “Since the events of January 6th, Capitol Police has repeatedly failed to provide specific credible threat intelligence to adequately justify the current Capitol security posture, which remains disproportionate to the available intelligence,” the letter signed by five Republican senators notes. “As it relates to fencing, it is entirely unclear to us why

Petition To Stop Capitol Hill Fence Hits 25,000 Signatures.

A petition advocating against the construction of a permanent fence around the U.S. Capitol hit its goal of 25,000 signatures. Launched one month ago, the “Don’t Build a Permanent Security Fence Around the U​.​S. Capitol” petition was started by the Don’t Fence The Capitol group. “A permanent fence punishes we, the people, from seeing and accessing the People’s House,” the petition reasons. “Visitors and residents of DC would be punished by a permanent fence, a permanent scar on our beautiful city, and would lose access to this beautiful beacon of democracy,” it adds. The petition also notes that “security failures of

Trump Confirms He Called For 10,000 National Guard for Jan 6th… Pelosi Refused.

President Donald Trump has confirmed reports he requested 10,000 National Guard troops ahead of the January 6th rally in Washington, D.C., only to be rebuffed by authorities. Speaking Steve Hilton on “The Revolution,” the former president outlined how he knew in advance of the crowd size: “Everyone said we’ll be at the rally. It was, I think, the largest crowd that I have ever spoken to before. I have spoken to big crowds, hundreds of thousands of people, more than that, but hundreds of thousands of people.” In response, Trump said he “gave the number” to the Department of Defense,

REPORT: Pelosi’s ‘Conversations’ With Sgt At Arms Responsible For Lack Of National Guard On January 6

Former Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving’s discussions with Nancy Pelosi factored into his “blender of decision making” to delay deploying the National Guard at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, according to reports from the Daily Caller. “Pelosi’s office had previously impressed upon Irving that the National Guard was to remain off Capitol Grounds, Irving allegedly told House Admin,” the article summarized. The article’s sources – three individuals “with direct knowledge of Irving’s talk with House Admin” – also revealed the discussions centered around “optics” and “occurred in the months prior to the Jan. 6 riot.” The article also discredits

BLOOD MONEY: CNN, NBC, etc Paid BLM/Antifa Activist Who Broke into Capitol on Jan 6 $77,000

John Sullivan – the founder of a left-wing activist group – received $77,000 from various media outlets including CNN and NBC for his footage of Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt being shot at the U.S. Capitol. Facing criminal charges for his involvement in the riots, Sullivan was forced to disclose payments he received for the footage of Babbit being fatally shot by a Capitol police officer. Among the media companies that paid Sullivan were CNN, NBC, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and Left/Right Productions. CNN and NBC each paid $35,000, ABC paid $2,500, and Left/Right Productions paid $5,000. “Defendant is legitimately self-employed

NYT Updates Capitol Police Officer Death Story After National Pulse Report

The New York Times updated a story about the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick to reflect reporting on the cause of death done by The National Pulse.  The article, “Capitol Police Officer Dies From Injuries in Pro-Trump Rampage,” was first published on January 8th but later updated on February 12th with the following text: UPDATE: New information has emerged regarding the death of the Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick that questions the initial cause of his death provided by officials close to the Capitol Police. The initial draft of the article contends that Sicknick passed away as a