The Daily Populous

Saturday January 16th, 2021 night edition

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A tearful Nancy Pelosi said members of Congress may be prosecuted over the Capitol insurrection as she launched a major security review.

And Ms Pelosi also warned lawmakers that they could face criminal charges if they were found to have aided the pro-Trump mob.

Democratic lawmakers are investigating whether members of Congress gave rioters tours of the Capitol in the days before the violence unfolded.

“Last week, we suffered a devastating attack on the Capitol that threatened the lives of and traumatised members of Congress, staff and support workers,” said Ms Pelosi.

“To protect our Democracy, we must now subject the security of the US Capitol Complex to rigorous scrutiny.".

Ms Pelosi says he will conduct an immediate review of security, inter-agency interaction and Capitol “command and control.”.

"I have asked retired Lieutenant General Russel L Honoré to lead an immediate review of security infrastructure, inter-agency processes and command and control," Pelosi said Friday morning. »

Bumble reinstates political views filter after women reported Capitol rioters on the app to FBI

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LATEST Jan. 15, 11:45 a.m. A Bumble representative told SFGATE that they have turned the political views filter back on in the United States.

The quest to find a potential date never stops, even if, say, you're a rioter who broke federal law by invading the Capitol.

Social media platforms have been instrumental in helping the FBI and other authorities identify the participants of the Jan. 6 siege. »

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U.S. federal officials say more than 100 people in custody so far in Capitol riot investigation

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The top federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., said on Friday there is no "direct evidence" to suggest that rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol had formed "kill capture teams.".

In Chansley's case, prosecutors had suggested in the filing that he suffers from drug abuse and mental illness, and told the judge he poses a serious flight risk.

Pelosi also named retired lieutenant-general Russel Honoré to lead a security review of the violence at the Capitol. »