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11, Democratic Washington Congresswoman for Mila giant Paul says she just tested positive for covert 19 after the violent riots of the U. S Capitol last Wednesday. Giant Paul says she was locked down in a secure room with more than 100 people. Tonight she's blasting Republican lawmakers, claiming several who she says were in that room with her, refused to wear a mask and mocked those who offer them one. You might remember this video from that day showing giant Paul trapped under the gallery of the House chamber before she made it to that secure location in a statement tonight, Giant Paul Tweeted quote Only hours after Trump incited a deadly assaulted our capital. Many Republicans still refused to take the bare minimum covert 19 precaution and simply where damn mask in a crowded room during a pandemic, creating a super spreader event on top of a domestic terrorist attack. She also called for every lawmaker who refuses to wear a mask in the capital to be fined and removed from the floor tonight. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin praised Dia Paul for being on the front lines of fighting for direct payments, vaccines and assistance while quote convincing her colleagues of basic science Durkin rights Republicans behavior is dangerous, but isolation won't stop my friend from leading on impeachment and Governor Endsley just tweeting wishing good health and a very speedy recovery. One of Washington state's most dedicated public servants. Well, of course they on top of this and bring you any updates as soon as we get them. Also developing on our live feeds from Olympia to Washington, D. C. Tonight States are bracing for more unrest leading up to President elect Joe Bynes Inauguration The FBI is warning about armed protests in all 50 state capitals and the U. S Capitol following the attack that turned deadly on January 6 and Internal FBI bulletin is urging states to beef up security cameras. Tamam across is live now with new details on how law enforcement is getting ready to me. Mary. It cannot be overstated how investigators are taking this warning from the FBI very, very seriously. They won't tolerate anyone threatening democracy or inciting violence. Deadly siege at the U. S. Capitol and the breach of the governor's mansion has law enforcement on high alert, preparing for what could come. We can't take this lightly. The FBI is warning that armed protests some with members of extremist groups could erupt in all 50 state capitals in Washington, D C leading up to President elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Well, the Fusion center. Our focus is on. Is there a threat to life safety? The Washington State Fusion center works with federal and local agencies on counterterrorism. They're already gathering, intelligence officials say so far in Washington, they're looking into a call for armed protests next week. Social media posts, and we have to make sure that if we sing something, that's a media threat, we can get it to the right people as quickly as possible. With the most accurate information. We only have one chance to get it right tonight. The National Guard will keep increased presence at the state Capitol after the first day of the legislative session. The best you could do is plan for worst case scenario and hope for the best Crimestoppers director Jim for you to believe States have already started in depth planning to protect their capitals. He anticipates bigger police presence and more backups to the backups. Is it better to over, prepare and meet with the threat or under prepare and deal with it as it's happening? And the FBI sent me a statement saying, In part, the FBI respects the rights of individuals to peacefully exercise their First Amendment rights. Our focus is not on peaceful protesters, but on those threatening their safety and the safety of other citizens with violence and destruction of property that you all right, thanks, Tammy and speaking of the state Capitol State patrol, arresting two people outside our state capital today. Including a woman who refused to move in R V that was blocking the road. Later in the day, troopers say 30 year old Tom Hughes from ever tried to walk past the security line man by National Guard troops. Was released hours later and came right back to the capital. They're the reason why I got arrested.