Capitol Police Watchdog Offers Damning Insights Into Response to Jan. 6 Attack

Police overlooked key intelligence warning of violent marauders heading to Washington D.C. on Jan. 6, the inspector general of the United States Capitol Police told members of Congress in the first part of a two-part hearing on police preparedness leading up and during the insurrection.

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Capitol Riot

A federal court in Washington ruled that Federico “Freddie” Klein, who is facing an eight-count indictment relating to his participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, should be released from custody pending trial. Klein, who was appointed to a position in the State Department during the Trump administration, allegedly “used force against several officers” in an attempt to breach the Capitol entrance.

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Virginia Senator Faces Uphill Battle Against Censure Over Capitol Rally

Republican Amanda Chase claims her political punishment for speaking at a Trump rally just before the deadly Capitol insurrection violated her free speech rights, but a federal judge questioned whether his court is the right place for the dispute.

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Capitol Riot

Timothy Louis Hale-Cusanelli, who was indicted for civil disobedience and other charges relating to his participation in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, will not be released on bond, a federal judge in Washington ruled. Hale-Cusanelli was a former contractor at Naval Weapons Station Earle, where he had a “secret” security clearance and is an “avowed white supremacist and Nazi sympathizer,” according to the affidavit of an NCIS special agent.

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4 Men Linked to Proud Boys Charged in Plot to Attack Capitol

Four men described as leaders of the far-right Proud Boys have been charged in the U.S. Capitol riots, as an indictment ordered unsealed on Friday presents fresh evidence of how federal officials believe group members planned and carried out a coordinated attack to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s electoral victory.

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