Capitol fence to return in advance of Sept. 18 ‘J6’ rally

The fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol is set to return ahead of the pro-Trump rally on Sept. 18, the head of the Capitol Police confirmed Monday. “The fence will go up a day or two before, and if everything goes well it will come down very soon after,” Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger told reportersContinue reading “Capitol fence to return in advance of Sept. 18 ‘J6’ rally”

59% of GOP Voters Say ‘Believing’ Trump Won 2020 ‘Important’ to Being a Republican: Poll

As former President Donald Trump and his allies continue to push false claims that the 2020 election was stolen by Democrats, most Republicans now think supporting Trump’s claim that he won to be a crucial part of their own partisan identity, according to a new poll. In a new CNN poll released Sunday, 59 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say thatContinue reading “59% of GOP Voters Say ‘Believing’ Trump Won 2020 ‘Important’ to Being a Republican: Poll”

Police to bring back limited fencing ahead of upcoming MAGA rally for Capitol rioters

Police are planning to reinstall fencing to protect the U.S. Capitol and Supreme Court ahead of a “Justice for J6” rally supporting those arrested for taking part in the January 6th insurrection. “A security plan that is being finalized calls for fencing to be put up outside the inner perimeter of the Capitol building andContinue reading “Police to bring back limited fencing ahead of upcoming MAGA rally for Capitol rioters”

Virginia Man Arrested for Scaling Fence Outside Capitol: Police

U.S. Capitol Police said Monday they’ve arrested a man for unlawful entry after he climbed the fence around the Capitol building. Officials say Marc Beauchamp, 22, of Henrico, Virginia, parked his car on the lawn outside the Lincoln Memorial around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, before scaling the barrier erected in the wake of the Capital riot earlier thisContinue reading “Virginia Man Arrested for Scaling Fence Outside Capitol: Police”

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