A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection — riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldn’t be used, inadequate training and an intelligence division that had few set standards.
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U.S. Capitol Police officers were ordered not to fire crowd-dispersing sting ball grenades when rioters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, which could have prevented them breaching the building, the agency’s inspector general told lawmakers on Thursday.
The FBI is investigating far-left Antifa radicals linked to violent attacks around the country, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray told Congress on Thursday.
A Nevada man who allegedly created phony political action committees to support both President Biden and former President Trump was charged with wire fraud Friday as prosecutors say he pocketed more than $340,000 donations.