Republican senators block the project that sought to investigate the insurrection in the Capitol

Republican Senators Block The Project That Sought To Investigate The Insurrection In The Capitol

Washington – Senate Republicans on Friday blocked the creation of a bipartisan committee to study the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill, refusing to back down from their opposition to the independent investigation, even amid complaints from those who fought and fled. of the protesters that day.

The Senate vote was 54-35, less than the 60 votes needed to consider a bill passed by the House that would have formed a 10-member commission evenly divided between the two parties.

The vote was another sign of the GOP’s loyalty to former President Donald Trump and an overtly political effort to deflect the focus of the violent insurrection from his supporters.

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Although the commission’s Jan.6 bill passed the House earlier this month with the support of nearly three dozen Republicans, Republican senators said they believe the commission will eventually be used against them politically. And Trump, who still has a firm grip on the party, has called it a “Democratic trap.”

The chief of the Washington Police announced that they have expanded to more than 20,000 the number of troops of the National Guard for the days before and during the inauguration ceremony of the president-elect, Joe Biden.

The ceremony will take place on January 20.

The ceremony will take place on January 20.

So far, the maximum number of soldiers to be deployed from this weekend has been set at between 10,000 and 15,000.

So far, the maximum number of soldiers to be deployed from this weekend has been set at between 10,000 and 15,000.

Many of them were quartered inside the Capitol last night.

Many of them were quartered inside the Capitol last night.

On January 6, the United States Capitol was assaulted by a violent mob of supporters of the outgoing president, Donald Trump.

On January 6, the United States Capitol was assaulted by a violent mob of supporters of the outgoing president, Donald Trump.

The Pentagon estimates that the number of National Guard personnel assigned to reinforce security in the US capital is close to 30,000.

The Pentagon estimates that the number of National Guard personnel assigned to reinforce security in the US capital is close to 30,000.

To the figure will be added the bodies of the Capitol Police, the National Park Police, the local Washington police and the Secret Service.

To the figure will be added the bodies of the Capitol Police, the National Park Police, the local Washington police and the Secret Service.

“I think we can expect just over 20,000 National Guard personnel to be throughout the District of Columbia,” the acting Washington Police Chief reported.

According to sources from the Department of Defense, the final determination on the forces that will be needed in the capital during the inauguration will depend on the requirements of the Secret Service, in charge of presidential security.

According to sources from the Department of Defense, the final determination on the forces that will be needed in the capital during the inauguration will depend on the requirements of the Secret Service, in charge of presidential security.

At the moment, there will be 10,000 troops deployed to Washington this weekend, double the entire current US military presence in Afghanistan.

At the moment, there will be 10,000 troops deployed to Washington this weekend, double the entire current US military presence in Afghanistan.

For the first time since the Civil War (1861-1865), several hundred soldiers were quartered inside the Capitol.

For the first time since the Civil War (1861-1865), several hundred soldiers were quartered inside the Capitol.

They had to sleep on the marble floors and corridors, surrounded by the sumptuousness of the legislative headquarters.

They had to sleep on the marble floors and corridors, surrounded by the sumptuousness of the legislative headquarters.

Washington authorities have been forced to call in units from the Maryland and Virginia National Guard, neighboring states, as well as a rapid reaction force specialized in riots.

Washington authorities have been forced to call in units from the Maryland and Virginia National Guard, neighboring states, as well as a rapid reaction force specialized in riots.

The Secretary of the Army said they should be careful when sending the National Guard from other states to Washington, as there are threats of unrest during the inauguration not only in the capital, but also in the government headquarters of all 50 states. from the country.

The Secretary of the Army said they should be careful when sending the National Guard from other states to Washington, as there are threats of unrest during the inauguration not only in the capital, but also in the government headquarters of all 50 states. from the country.

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