Tag: Political violence

U.S. Capitol Police Recommend Disciplinary Action in 6 Cases From Jan. 6 Attack

So now for the latest in the Insurrection Saga: the U.S. Capitol Police recommended disciplinary action in six cases on Saturday, following an internal review stemming from the Jan. 6 attack. From ABC News : The department’s Office of Professional Responsibility opened 38 internal investigations and was able to identify 26 of the officers involved, […]

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Bomb Scare Has Capitol Hill Staff Worried About a New Normal

Beyond this, there’s an entire superstructure of essential employees that make the daily task of governing the country possible. The custodial workers, many of whom are Black, who picked up after the destruction wrought by the rioters on January 6, and who make sure the complex remains a clean and comfortable place to work each […]

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Militia Men Stockpiled Weapons and Pounded Steroids to ‘Go to War’ Against Democrats, Prosecutors Say

Pipe bombs discovered at Ian Rogers’ residence in January; Ian Rogers (C Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Two militia men from Northern California built pipe bombs, stockpiled dozens of guns and thousands of rounds of ammo, pounded steroids, and plotted to attack Democrat headquarters in Sacramento, prosecutors say. […]

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Family of 5 Charged by DOJ for Their Alleged Participation in Capitol Riot

Photo: Brent Stirton (Getty Images) In what sounds like a bad TLC reality show just waiting to happen, a family of five from Texas has been charged for their alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Advertisement According to ABC News, Kristi Munn, Tom Munn, Dawn Munn, Josh Munn, and Kayli Munn were arrested […]

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Since When Is Being an Election Official a Job to Die For?

She’s not alone. The Chicago Tribune ran an article last week that opened like so: “There is no shortage of job openings for local election officials in Michigan. It’s the same in Pennsylvania. Wisconsin, too.” The Trib article raises the sobering question: With all these decent and honorable public servants being intimidated into leaving these […]

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