Comstock had accompanied the family of the Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick to lobby GOP senators to support a January 6 commission.
Brian Sicknick's mother and partner told CNN they hoped they could convince senators who were opposed to a Jan. 6 commission to change their minds.
The security of the US Capitol and members of Congress has been a topic of ongoing concern in Washington, DC, since the deadly January 6 insurrection.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Evans "a martyr for our democracy." Biden told Evans' family: "You're gonna make it by holding each other together."
Videos of the procession show officers standing in attendance of a motorcade carrying the body of fallen officer William "Billy" Evans.
The Capitol went on lockdown Friday after a car rammed into a barricade and injured two officers - one of whom died.
Capitol Police officers failed at keeping pro-Trump rioters from breaching the US Capitol on January 6. Experts said the uncoordinated response reveal law enforcement’s flawed perception of who’s a threat. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Thousands of pro-Trump protesters successfully breached the US Capitol building on January 6, […]
Two Black officers with the US Capitol Police told BuzzFeed News that they were repeatedly called the N-word by Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. One pointed to a “big difference” in how his colleagues dealt with the rioters, compared with last summer’s Black Lives Matter protesters. “Some […]
Major figures from across Wall Street firms have spoken out about the violence that erupted at the US Capitol Wednesday. CEOs of BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and the Bank of America condemned the pro-Trump rioters, and called for a peaceful transition to power to President-elect Joe Biden. BlackRock CEO […]
President Trump’s allies are speaking out against the siege at the US Capitol Building after protesters broke into both chambers of Congress. Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz, who planned to object to the Electoral College’s certification, both condemned the violence. Former White House staffers including Kellyanne Conway and Mick […]
Protesters were arrested and removed from a hearing at the US Capitol on Tuesday. The Rules Committee was considering legislation that reforms the Americans with Disabilities Act, which the House is slated to vote on this week. WASHINGTON – Demonstrators interrupting a hearing in the House Rules Committee to protest […]