The "Justice forJ6" rally on Saturday, organized by an ex-campaign staffer for former President Donald Trump, is expected to draw about 700 people, DHS said.
Rachel Maddow reports on security measures being put in place by twice-shy Capitol security ahead of a planned rally for January 6th rioters, for whom Donald Trump expressed support and solidarity.
A Capitol cop is one of six facing disciplinary action after taking a selfie with a rioter on January 6 which he claims was a tactic used to calm him down after he was seen leading other Trump supporters
‘Trump is literally calling people to DC in a show of force,’ one of the rioters allegedly said
As Capitol security officials gird for Saturday's pro-Trump rally in Washington, lawmakers and their aides have been given a simple directive: steer clear of the building.
"His jailers treat these men like scum. There's absolutely no presumption of innocence," she said. "This reminds me of how the Jewish people were treated by the Nazis."
Demonstrators in support of jailed pro-Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 showed up Saturday in less-than-anticipated numbers.
On Thursday, Department of Homeland Security warned about the potential for violence at the rally planned for Saturday
Simone Gold is one of the Capitol insurrection defendants being celebrated at a scheduled “Justice for J6” rally in DC on Saturday as a “political prisoner” by the pro-Trump rally organizers. But the controversial doctor and lawyer won’t be able to make the event, which has law enforcement girding for possible violence. Like many of [
Landon Copeland, who was charged in connection with the Capitol riot, doesn't expect a big turnout on Saturday unless Trump says to "go to the Capitol again."
Editor’s note: This article first appeared in David Corn’s new newsletter, This Land. You can sign up for a free 30-day trial of This Land here. A conservative outfit has announced it is organizing a rally on September 18 at the US Capitol to—get this—seek “justice” for the rioters arrested during the insurrectionist raid on Congress [
"Our hearts and minds are with the people being persecuted so unfairly relating to the January 6th protest," the former president said.