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Capitol riot aftermath: 6 cops suspended, 34 under probe

Capitol riot aftermath: 6 cops suspended, 34 under probe

The Capitol Police have suspended six officers with pay over the storming of the US Capitol and the subsequent rioting in the building on January 6. It has also launched a probe into the actions of 35 police officers on that day. Earlier, the force had suspended two officers in January. One of the two was seen taking selfies with rioters, and another put on a pro-Trump ’MAGA’ hat during the riot.

Tom A
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Robert Palmer
Robert Palmer 6 days

Can we be honest for a minute? The Jan 6th event was incredibly peaceful compared to the summer of rioting, burning and looting. Why is everyone up in arms over people touring the capitol and not destroying anything? The MAGA people even stayed within the red roped area of the Statuary Hall!

K. 6 days

Politics aside, Suspending with pay is just a vacation.

IvoryDove 5 days

Removing the barriers and allowing people into the Capitol only to claim it was stormed.... Almost seems like a setup.

wilhemena 6 days

Biden still has thousands of military troops in DC... it is a city under seige

Tom 6 days

You do know that the rioters were not maga they were actually anti-fur dressed up and we know this for a fact because the photos have been shown of them on blm marches you're not going to get away with this snow job

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 5 days

I wonder if they will talk about how some democrats and commentators are using this situation to call for the drone striking and execution of republicans and trump supporters. Advocating the death of you political opponents, I wonder who that sounds like? (Other then zelots on the far ends of the spectrum)

Bulwark AC
Bulwark AC 6 days

So why didn't the DC MAYOR have more police there? There was 2 different groups. The ones for the 'assualt' and the other 10,000+ for a peaceful protest march. Is it just me or does the group that had some ANTIFA agitators shouting them on seem just a little too suspect? This group of a few hundred were there on their own and somebody had convinced them to go there. If this were in another country I would wonder if our CIA had something to do with it.

Rocket 5 days


Jerry Mandering
Jerry Mandering 5 days

I wonder if these officers are being “probed” for wrongthink or their actions on the day 🤔. Something about the term probed that makes me think of 👽 probes...

Csaba 5 days

There needs to be a legal investigation into all this. Let the chips fall where they may. Those accountable need to be fingered

Ken Williams
Ken Williams 5 days

Should they be prosecuted for crossing police lines and breaking into a federal building? To the fullest extent of the law. Were they violent and destructive? Not really. They stopped and spoke with police. Some of them were old ladies. Besides broken glass, there wasn't much damage. Criminals? Yes. Insurrectionists? Give me a gd break.

VI Trotsky
VI Trotsky 5 days

These cops better go to jail for treason and supporting white supremacy. Not just put on leave.

Pryotra 6 days

Yes, this makes the violence we saw from capital authorities on January 6 seem much more legitimate. /S

Papa Joe
Papa Joe 5 days

Pelosi invited the riot. She had the authorization over the Capitol police. Why isn't she being investigated? Another f-ing career politician who needs to go.

Just Keep Scrolling
Just Keep Scrolling 6 days

I want to be suspended with pay! :'( No fair!

a commoner
a commoner 3 days

So they are in trouble for not fighting back in this case. But they are in trouble if they fought back in the "peaceful protests". Give me a f-n break! The way things are now I don't blame any policeman that walks away from the job. That being said. To those of you who stay, THANK YOU. YOU ARE APPRECIATED

Beijing Biden
Beijing Biden 5 days

Being that they took the furry on a tour and opened the barricades and let the ppl in says a lot

Rufus 5 days

So what?

Doug Star
Doug Star 5 days

Attn Insurrectionists: Become a witness for the prosecution and lighten your sentence. trump will never be president again. You will go to prison and not be pardoned. Sing like a bird and avoid lots of prison puzzy time!

Thomas 5 days

Democrats hate Democracy, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights, Rule of Law, Pursuit of Happiness and the Truth, whole truth and nothing but the truth. This Capital Insurrection was a setup with key Law Enforcement Officials told to step aside for “Trumpers”. Not sure if Proud Boys or Antifa of Crazies who Idolized President Trump but they were not Patriotic Americans waving The US Stars and Stripes Flag or Trump Banners. The Truth will come out! Reported that Pelosi refuses to go through security days after her own edicts?!?!?

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