Capitol Police, Intel, Washington discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

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So is our made that announcement and now we've learned that a czar is resigning. This is effective on Inauguration Day. But his resignation letter actually is dated January 12th, and he does cite the recent violence at the capital for the reason that he is resigning so again health and humans Services Secretary Alex Cesar resigning, but it was just hours ago, he told Lester Holt over at NBC News that the United States does not have a reserve stockpile of covert 19 vaccine. New tonight is well. Capitol Police were warned of the January 6th attack three days early. The Washington Post has found an internal Capitol Police intelligence report that said Congress itself was the target. Most everything. The 12 page memo warned about came true, including our President. Trump's supporters saw that day is the last chance to overturn the election results. Washington Post Political investigative reporter Carol Lanig broke the story and joined us earlier to talk about it before the January 6 storming of the capital by Violent mob and Intel unit in the Capitol police Sports had completed a 12 page report Their conclusion. Woz. We're warning you. Now that this protest is going to be different than others. It's going to be larger than any of the trump Margo rallies that have been happening this fall. It's going to be more violent Organizer's are asking people to be armed to the teeth to bring things as weird as gas masks and reinforced bulletproof vests. And the target is not counter protesters or or trump haters or Biden lovers. It is Congress itself, and that warning went out to all the captains and the command staff of the Capitol police. At a time when they were trying to make their security plan. It unfortunately, didn't have his big an impact on the security plans, as the Intel unit might have hoped, because they pretty much predicted exactly what happened. That's what I was going to say. It is theory that this was a fortune telling reported always. So why didn't they listen to it? Why wasn't it heated? It was heated in one way, and it was mitigated in another chief son, who was the Capitol police chief until resigning in the wake of security failures and the siege. He got this Intel report and he's declined to discuss the details of it with me, but I know from other sources. That he got this report on the third and that's what made him go to the sergeant at arms in the Senate and the House, his bosses and say, Look, guys, I think I need emergency activation of the National Guard. They turned him down and said that they didn't like the idea of that They didn't like the optics of the military looming over the capital. I didn't think their leadership their bosses the Speaker Pelosi or Mitch McConnell, the Senate leader would agree. So they said, No. The other thing that chief's son did is he decided to expand the perimeter dramatically. Usually you have a perimeter around the capital that keeps people away from The building the balconies, the portico. This time they pushed the perimeter out to the First Avenue. They wanted everybody far, far away. Unfortunately, there were a lot of people reading this report who concluded that It would be a little bit worse than others. But not that much worse. Basically, Capitol police had seen protests with militia. They've seen protests with people that were violent, but they thought that would be the minority of this group. There might be little skirmishes. But ultimately it was something they could handle. As long as they kept their eyes kept their watch and they couldn't have been more wrong. Washington Post Political investigative reporter Carolyn Ink Capitol Police spokesperson declined to comment tonight on the report. Sports at 15 and 45. Powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white. Think red Check in with Dave Press two capitals facing Buffalo for the second straight night to be tree, and when you're tied late, you look to Tom Wilson how they carried it right side. Yeah. Go on, leaving it. Wilson scores. Tom Wilson got it left for my Backstrom and he'll shoot high to give Washington a 2 to 1 lead here in the third period. John Walton on 1500 caps win 21 Wilson and Jacob Rana lighting the lamp while rookie V Tech Vantage check records. 31 saves in his NHL debut NBA The wizard season is on hold Sunday at Monday's games with Cleveland have been postponed nine players Or in the league's health and safety Protocol. Six have tested positive for covert 19. Those six testing positive will be out 10 to 14 days. Major League Baseball Nationals Avoid arbitration with trade Turner, Juan Soto and Josh Bell, each agreeing to one year contracts with the team. Men's college hoops. Maryland Rips Division to Wingate 158 Dave thrusting wtlv Sports. You're full weekend forecast on the way.

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