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Nancy Pelosi says US Capitol attack like 9/11 but an assault from within – video

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Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker of the US Congress, has likened the 6 January attack to 9/11, saying one had been an assault on US democracy from within and the other from the outside. Speaking at a Chatham House semi...

US Capitol attack like 9/11 but an assault from within, says Pelosi

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Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker of the US Congress, has likened the 6 January insurrection fomented by Donald Trump to 9/11, saying one had been an assault on US democracy from within and the other from the outside. S ...

Capitol police arrest man with knives in his truck near Democratic party headquarters

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US Capitol police arrested a man who had multiple knives, including a bayonet and a machete, in his truck near the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC on Monday. Patrol officers noticed a Dodge...

Six US Capitol police officers could face discipline for 6 January actions

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An internal investigation by the US Capitol police (USCP) has recommended disciplinary measures against six of its officers for their actions during the 6 January riot, although none will face criminal charges. In a s...

Top security officials to reinstall Capitol fence ahead of far-right rally

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Top security officials in Congress are expected to reinstall fencing around the Capitol and authorize the use of deadly force ahead of a planned rally by far-right Trump supporters next weekend demanding the release o...

US Capitol rioter photographed wearing horns pleads guilty

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The man who was photographed inside the US Capitol during the 6 January insurrection shirtless, wearing a horned headdress and furs, and heavily tattooed, pleaded guilty on Friday to obstructing an official proceeding...

Statue of Confederate Gen Robert E Lee in Virginia’s capitol can be removed, court rules

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The supreme court of Virginia ruled Thursday that the state can take down an enormous statue of Confederate Gen Robert E Lee that became a symbol of racial injustice as it towered over Monument Avenue in the state’s c...

Liz Cheney named vice-chair of House panel investigating Capitol attack

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Republican US Representative Liz Cheney will serve as vice-chairwoman of the congressional select committee investigating the deadly 6 January assault on the US Capitol, the panel announced on Thursday. The announcem...

California man charged with attacking police with a pole and chemicals during Capitol attack

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When David Dempsey was arrested in California on Thursday and charged with attacking police officers defending the US Capitol on 6 Januarie, local activists in Los Angeles were not surprised. Federal prosecutors have a...

Police officer who killed Capitol rioter says he fired gun to ‘save countless lives’

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The police officer who shot and killed the Trump supporter Ashli Babbitt during the US Capitol attack in January has said he fired his gun to “save the lives of members of Congress and myself and my fellow officers”. ...

Capitol police officers sue Trump and far-right groups over 6 January attack

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Capitol police officers who were attacked and beaten during the insurrection at the US Congress on 6 January by extremist supporters of Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the former Republican president,...

Capitol attack committee issues sweeping requests for official records

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The House select committee tasked with investigating the 6 January attacks on the Capitol has issued its first round of sweeping demands for records from multiple US government agencies. In a statement released on Wed...

US Capitol police didn’t properly respond to officers’ calls for help in attack – report

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US Capitol police (USCP) didn’t adequately respond to frantic calls for help from officers when they pressed panic buttons on their radios seeking immediate backup as scores of pro-Trump rioters beat officers with bat...

US Capitol police clear officer who shot dead 6 January rioter Ashli Babbitt

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The police officer who shot dead Ashli Babbitt during the attack on the US Capitol on 6 January acted lawfully and will not face internal discipline, Capitol police said on Monday. Capitol police issued the result of...

Texas Democrats return to state capitol, ending 38-day effort to block voting bill

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After a 38-day walkout, Texas Democrats who fled the state capitol to block Republican efforts to pass harsh new voting restrictions returned to the floor of the state house of representatives. The house now has the r...

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