"They haven't been charged with a crime and they were invited in by Capitol Police," said Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake.
Trump's pick for Arizona Gov. Kari Lake parroted a debunked claim at the former president's Iowa rally, saying the Capitol rioters were "invited in."
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In a joint statement responding to the criticism, members of the Capitol Police’s executive team said many of the problems described in the letter have been addressed.
A woman officer was shot shortly before 11 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood in the 7200 block of South Jeffery Avenue. Third District officers were responding to a call of shots fired when they saw a man lying on the ground, and when they tried to investigate they heard shots fired in their direction. A female officer was struck multiple times to the body. Her and her partner got themselves to a nearby hospital. Police said the wounded officer’s condition has been stabilized.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined seven of her fellow New York Democrats on Tuesday in issuing a warning to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer: Don't cut funding for housing, transportation, or immigration reform from the emerging reconciliation bill in an attempt to appease right-wing lawmakers.
A former U.S. Capitol Police official has alleged that department leadership failed to heed warning signs on January 6.
A federal judge said Friday that he believes the Justice Department hasn't been "even-handed" with President Donald Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6, suggesting that they've been treated more harshly than the rioters in last year's racial unrest.
Governor Charlie Baker issued an order in August requiring that all state workers under the governor’s control, including state troopers, be fully vaccinated or claim a personal, medical, or religious exemption by Oct. 17.