February 25, 2021

Enhanced US Capitol security amid threats to Biden speech: police

Washington (AFP) – Enhanced security measures should remain in place at the US Capitol amid threats by militia members to stage an attack during President Joe Biden’s expected State of the Union address, the acting Capitol police chief said Thursday. “We know that the insurrectionists that attacked the Capitol weren’t only interesting in attacking members of Congress and officers,” Yogananda Pittman said at a congressional hearing into the January 6 attack on the Capitol by supporters of then-president Donald Trump. “They wanted to send a symbolic message to the nation as to who was in charge …

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