Wednesday 27th of January 2021

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Lawmakers resumed counting votes on Wednesday, after the Capitol building was cleared from a mob. Senators and members of the House had evacuated when Trump supporters disrupted Congress’s debate of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.

 

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https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/01/06/us/electoral-vote

 

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham just had a field day with his remarks, saying that “the mob has done something nobody else could do, get me and (Rand Paul) to agree.” 

“Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are lawfully elected and will become the president and the vice president of the United States on January the 20th,” he said. 

 

Read more:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2021/jan/06/georgia-election-latest-news-senate-ossoff-warnock-democrats-republicans-trump-biden#block-5ff676a48f081f3586ba6486

taking a bullet for the cause?...

On Wednesday, US Congress was about to begin verifying the results of the US election but the Senate and House of Representatives went into recess due to the protesters entering the building. The storming of the building led to an armed standoff between protesters and police. 

A terrifying graphic video emerged online reportedly showing a woman being shot inside the US Capitol building in Washington, DC.

It was reported that she was in critical condition and was fighting for her life, as she was loaded into the ambulance.

According to the DC police, the woman has later died from her wounds at the hospital. The police did not immediately provide any details on the shooting incident, and the name of the victim remains undisclosed. 

The circumstances under which the woman received a gunshot wound remain unknown.

The media claimed that the woman killed inside the Capitol was identified as Ashli Babbit from San Diego, California. Babbit apparently was a Trump supporter, and, reportedly, a 14-year veteran, who served in the US Air Force.

Babbit, who supposedly held a high-security official post during her service, was an enthusiastic supporter of the Stop the Steal movement, whose participants endorse the claims of US president Donald Trump that massive irregularities took place during the 2020 presidential election.

 

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https://sputniknews.com/us/202101061081675879-graphic-video-of-woman-being-shot-at-us-capitol-building-emerges-online/

on a virtual parade...

President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will include a “virtual parade across America” consistent with crowd limits during the coronavirus era.

Following the swearing-in ceremony on January 20 on the west front of the US Capitol, Biden and wife Jill will join vice president-elect Kamala Harris and her husband in a socially distanced Pass in Review on the Capitol’s opposite front side.

Those are military traditions where Biden will review the readiness of troops.

He will also receive a traditional presidential escort with representatives from every military branch from 15th Street in Washington to the White House.

That, the Presidential Inaugural Committee says, will be socially distanced too, while “providing the American people and world with historic images of the president-elect proceeding to the White House without attracting large crowds”.

Workers in recent days began dismantling an inaugural parade reviewing stand in front of the White House as Biden’s transition team continues to prepare for festivities that will be mostly virtual.

 

Read more:

https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/us-news/2021/01/04/nancy-pelosi-narrowly-re-elected-as-us-house-speaker/

putin did (not) it!...

Having spent four years insisting Russia ‘hacked’ the US election for President Donald Trump, some prominent Democrats are now blaming Moscow for Americans who stormed the US Capitol protesting the 2020 results.

As thousands of Trump supporters gathered in Washington, DC on Wednesday for a 'Stop the Steal' rally and Congress met to certify the Electoral College votes that would make Democrat Joe Biden the next US president, a group of protesters stormed the Capitol and interrupted the lawmakers.

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So naturally, former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes declared it was a day “Putin had waited for” since the Cold War. Other blue-checkmark activists echoed the sentiment.

Wednesday’s events were Trump’s “gift to Putin,” declared former US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul.

“Putin won,” declared Robert Reich, who had been Bill Clinton’s secretary of labor. His tweet prompted African-American activist Margaret Kimberley to quip, “No, this is America.”

“If Putin didn't exist liberals would invent him,” added Kimberley.

Hillary Clinton’s campaign came up with the accusation that Trump was “colluding” with Russia as an election tactic in 2016, and funded a dossier compiled by a British spy based on rumors and wishful thinking to suggest that. 

This ‘Russiagate’ conspiracy theory was later used to justify Clinton’s loss to Trump and conduct a two-year investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller that effectively neutered his presidency. Mueller found no evidence of “collusion” with Russia, and while accusations that Moscow ‘hacked’ the Democrats to make Clinton look bad have persisted, no evidence has ever been offered for them either.

 

Read more:

https://www.rt.com/usa/511752-russiagate-democrats-putin-capitol/

 

 

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Inside a Deadly Siege: How a

Inside a Deadly Siege: How a String of Failures Led to a Dark Day at the Capitol

Poor planning among a constellation of government agencies and a restive crowd encouraged by President Trump set the stage for the unthinkable.


By Mark Mazzetti, Helene Cooper, Jennifer Steinhauer, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Luke Broadwater


Jan. 10, 2021

 

WASHINGTON — Huddled in a command center on Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington and her aides saw a photograph of blood stains on the temporary grandstands at the Capitol, a makeshift structure built for the inauguration of a new president in two weeks.


The enormity of the deadly failure sank in.


Rioters had broken through the thin police line on the Capitol steps and were descending on hundreds of lawmakers conducting the ceremonial, quadrennial act of certifying the presidential vote — and the mayor and her aides were not able to stop the attack.


Ms. Bowser and her police chief called the Pentagon, asking for additional D.C. National Guard troops to be mobilized to support what officials were realizing was inadequate protection at the Capitol. But they were told that the request would first have to come from the Capitol Police.


In a call to Chief Steven Sund of the Capitol Police, they learned that his force was under siege, lawmakers were being rushed to safety, and rioters were overrunning anyone in authority. He kept repeating the same phrase: “The situation is dire.”


Cutting through the cross talk, one person on the call posed a blunt question: “Chief Sund, are you requesting National Guard troops on the grounds of the Capitol?”


There was a pause.


“Yes,” Chief Sund replied, “I am.”


Yet the Capitol Police and the city’s Metropolitan Police had rebuffed offers days before for more help from the National Guard beyond a relatively modest contingent to provide traffic control, so no additional troops had been placed on standby. It took just over four hours for them to arrive.


It was just one failure in a dizzying list that day — and during the weeks leading up to it — that resulted in the first occupation of the United States Capitol since British troops set the building ablaze during the War of 1812. But the death and destruction this time was caused by Americans, rallying behind the inflammatory language of an American president, who refused to accept the will of more than 81 million other Americans who had voted him out of office.

 

Read more:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/10/us/politics/capitol-siege-security.html

 

 

The US Congress after the English had dealt with it:

 

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