U.S. Capitol and D.C. Police Hold News Conference Ahead of "Justice for J6" RallyU.S. Capitol Police Chief J. Thomas Manger took questions from the media on Friday about security preparations ahead of Saturday’s “Justice for J6” rally being held in support of those accused of crimes in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Manger said it was difficult to determine if the threats of violence related to Saturday’s rally are credible, but citing the Jan. 6. attack itself, he said, “We’re not taking any chances.”
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Pentagon approves request for 100 National Guard troops for "Justice for J6" rally
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has approved a request from Capitol Police to provide 100 D.C. National Guard troops in case law enforcement requires additional support at Saturday's "Justice for J6" rally at the Capitol.Why it matters: Security preparations have ramped up ahead of the pro-Trump demonstration, where hundreds of protesters sympathetic to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack are expected to gather.Stay on top of the latest market trends and e…
Police warn of threats ahead of right-wing rally at US Capitol
Fencing has been erected at the US Capitol to prevent chaos similar to the 6 January pro-Trump riot.
100 National Guard troops available for Saturday's Capitol demonstration security
WASHINGTON -U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has put 100 National Guard troops on standby to help police protect the Capitol if needed, the Pentagon said on Friday, ahead of Saturday's planned rally supporting people charged with taking part in the deadly Jan. 6 riot. Hundreds of far-right demonstrators are expected in the District of Columbia for the "Justice For J6" rally, a
Maryland State Police To Assist U.S. Capitol Police With Security Ahead of Justice For J6 Protest
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Capitol Police Chief says he is monitoring threats made online connected to the Justice for J6 rally. He has contacted the superintendent of the Maryland State Police for assistance with security for the event, which is being held at noon on Saturday.“Everybody’s got the right to free speech. They can believe what they want to believe. I’m here to uphold the rule of law,” Chief Tom Manger said at a news conference Frid…
Pentagon OKs 100 National Guard troops for Saturday rally
The Pentagon will deploy 100 D.C. National Guard troops to be on standby for the rally Saturday supporting the jailed Jan. 6 Capitol rioters.
"Justice for J6" right-wing rally attracts counter-protestors near US Capitol
Groups of right-wing supporters rally near the US Capitol in support of Jan. 6 capitol rioters.
'Justice for J6' updates: Protesters expected to gather at noon
The "Justice for J6" rally is being billed by organizers as a protest for defendants being detained in connection with the January insurrection at the Capitol.
Washington braces for rally supporting January 6 Capitol rioters
The Biden administration has deployed scores of National Guard troops ahead of the ‘Justice for J6’ rally in support of pro-Trump rioters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6
100 National Guard troops are on standby to support Capitol Police during pro-Trump rally Saturday
The National Guard troops will only deploy upon the request of the Capitol Police and will help man entry points to the Capitol complex.
"We're not taking any chances," U.S. Capitol Police chief says ahead of "Justice for J6" rally
The rally is scheduled for noon Saturday.