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Pelosi: Congress Needs to Investigate Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) again said that that a commission needs to be formed to investigate the Jan .6 Capitol incident. “Today is the 100th day since the January 6th insurrection and assault on the Capitol and our Democracy,” Pelosi wrote in her letter on April 16. She added: “On this 100th day, we are […]

Capitol Police IG: Misguidance, lack of training led to unprepared police force during Jan. 6 protests

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, photo, police form a line to try and prevent violent rioters from storming the Capitol, in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 9:25 AM PT – Friday, April 16, 2021 U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton has called for “cultural changes” to be made amid new reports detailing […]

Inspector General Says Capitol Police Response to Jan. 6 Breach Was Obstructed by Senior Official

The inspector general of the Capitol Police has told lawmakers that the forces’ response to the Jan. 6 breach on the U.S. Capitol was fatally obstructed when a senior official instructed officers not to use their most powerful weapons due to a lack of training with the equipment. Michael A. Bolton, the inspector general for the U.S. […]

Watchdog Says Capitol Police Need ‘Culture Change’ for Better Threat Response

The U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) internal watchdog will testify before lawmakers Thursday about the shortcomings of the law enforcement response to the Jan. 6 Capital breach, with a prepared statement indicating he will broadly recommend a “culture change” of moving USCP away from a police department towards a “protective agency” better poised to prevent and […]

Biden, Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Capitol Police Officer Slain by Motorist

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden and lawmakers on Tuesday paid tribute at a ceremony in the Capitol rotunda to the U.S. Capitol Police officer killed when a motorist rammed a car into two police officers and brandished a knife earlier this month. William Evans, an 18-year veteran of the Capitol Police force and father of two young […]