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Pelosi taps DC National Guard head to lead House security
"The commander of the Washington DC National Guard has been appointed to serve as the new sergeant at arms for the U. S. house of representatives Major General William Walker becomes the chief law enforcement officer of the house in the aftermath of the deadly attack on January sixth as commanding general of the district of Columbia National Guard Walker was closely involved with security that day as he dispatched troops to assist the capitol police and later testified he was sickened by the violence and destruction house speaker Nancy Pelosi is praised Walker and says his thirty nine years of military experience will be an important asset to the house as it works to improve safety he's the first African American sergeant at arms Jackie Quinn Washington
Pelosi Appoints William J. Walker as Next Sergeant-at-Arms
"Says she's tap the commanding general of the dc guard to be the houses. First african american sergeant in arms posey announcing today major general william walker will lead how security measures as congress continues to deal with the aftermath. The january six insurrection at the us capitol walker helped send troops to backup overwhelmed capital police who replaced paul irving who resigned after the incident. Cbc
DC National Guard commander testifies on Capitol riot
"Even though security officials are now dealing with a new threat. They're still trying to piece together. What went wrong the last time. A national guard. Commander is the latest witness to testify about the january sixth capital riot major general william walker told lawmakers just a few days before the riot pentagon officials took away his authority to move troops without getting defense department approval. I then of course. The capital riot happened. General walker says before the writers even got into the building. He took a frantic call from the then leader of the capitol. Police stephen sund on that call. Sunday asked him for as many guardsmen as possible right away. So the general got his troops ready but apparently he says they couldn't do anything but watching wait for hours specifically he says it took three hours in one thousand nine minutes for the acting defense secretary to sign off and once he got approval it took guardsmen. Only minutes to show up one senior defense department official explained a little more. He said the reason. General walker's authority changed was in response to black lives. Matter protests last summer the guard. Crackdown on mostly peaceful protesters then and it was widely criticized so the pentagon did not want a repeat of that situation and they worried bringing in uniform troops might rile up the rioters even more now lawmakers on both sides of the. I'll say they're going to be reaching out to other defense department leaders hoping to learn more about
General: Pentagon hesitated on sending Guard to Capitol riot
"In the latest round of finger pointing over the government's response to January's capital Ryan to the district of Columbia's National Guard commander says the Pentagon delayed sending help to the capital for hours Major General William Walker says he got a call that afternoon from the capitol police chief his voice cracking with emotion begging for the guard to help his officers fight back rioters Walker says he immediately asked the army for approval which eventually came about three hours in nineteen minutes later Walker told a Senate panel that was in sharp contrast to last spring when he received a near immediate approval for guard support amid civil unrest but that response was criticized for being heavy handed this time Walker says the Pentagon was worried about the optics of having uniformed troops at the capitol the army senior leaders did not think that it look good he says the delay cost precious time during which the guard could it help control the crowd Sager make ani Washington
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"First time since President Biden took office. DC's top federal prosecutor and the FBI, giving an update on the status of their probe into the capital rights and possible charges. DC's acting U. S Attorney Michael Sherwin says they've identified more than 400 suspects. Now, with almost half of those charged already. We are going to reach a plateau, I think in the very near future. The plateau will involve at looking at the more complicated conspiracy cases related to possible coordination among militia groups, individuals from different states that had a plan to travel here before the sixth and engaged in criminal conduct. They say there's current focuses on finding those responsible for violence against police officers, and Sheridan says some suspects might face a more serious charge of sedition, which carries lengthy prison time. The acting chief of U. S. Capitol police apologizing to Congress and a closed door briefing. She admits the department should have been more prepared for the riot on the six offering sincerest apologies she calls January 6th a terrorist attack and acting U. S. Capitol Police chief Yoga Nonda. Pittman details what she calls failings. Briefing the House Appropriations Committee, Pittman says the inability to immediately secure the capital emboldened the insurrectionists. That apartment should have been more prepared it new militia groups and white supremacists work. Coming that some participants intended to bring firearms and other weapons that there was a strong potential for violence and that Congress was the target. She also says a request for National Guard support May days before the attack was denied by the capital Police board that declined to declare state of emergency Christi King w. T O P News. Also briefing the same House committee, the commander of the D. C. National guard Major General William Walker. Says the Pentagon limited his authority and events of the Trump protest. Walker tells The Washington Post while local commanders typically have the power to act on their own during emergencies. In this case, he needed approval from higher ups as the attack unfolded, he says, even though a quick reaction force of around 40 National Guard members was put together in advance, that force could not respond until Walker got the okay from the Army secretary and acting defense secretary. 11 23, members of the right wing group who believe in false Q and on conspiracies have been in limbo since former President Trump was defeated. But now another, perhaps even more dangerous movement is going after them. White nationalist and other far right groups have been according to sources recruiting these members of the Cuban on movement. They were very disillusioned. After former President Trump lost the election, the capital riot didn't deliver the results they wanted and Trump left the White House. So law enforcement sources tell me And there's plenty of open source evidence out there that white nationalist and neo Nazi groups are trying to seize on that anger and pursuing them to be members. W c o p national security correspondent J. J Green Coming UP in money news NEW data on how bad of a year the restaurant industry had last year because of the pandemic..
Pentagon faces scrutiny over response to Washington DC Capitol riot
"Another development tonight related to the capital Riot, the commander of DC's National Guard is blaming the Pentagon for the guards. Slow response that afternoon. The Washington Post reports Major General William Walker was forbidden from Employing his own troops. Instead, he has to have had to ask the army secretary for approval, so his hands were tied when all hell broke loose, and the Capitol police chief was begging for help. Walker says he didn't get permission to deploy for an hour and 15 minutes. Walker and former Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy also briefed the House Appropriations Committee today.
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"First time since its president Biden took office. DC's top federal prosecutor and the FBI gave an update on the status of their probe into the capital rights and possible charges. DC's acting U. S Attorney, Michael Sherwin. As they've identified more than 400 suspects, with almost half of those charged already we are going to reach a plateau, I think in the very near future, and the plateau will involve at looking at the more complicated conspiracy cases related to possible coordination among militia groups, individuals from different states that had a plan to travel here before the sixth and engaged in criminal conduct. They say. Their current focuses on finding those responsible for violence against police officers, and Sherman says, some suspects might say He's the more serious charge of sedition, which carries lengthy prison time members of the right wing group who believe in false Q and on conspiracies have been in limbo since President Trump was defeated. But now another. Perhaps even more dangerous movements is going after them. White nationalist and other far right groups have been according to sources recruiting these members of the Cuban on movement. They were very disillusioned. After former President Trump lost the election, the capital riot didn't deliver the results they wanted and Trump left the White House. So law enforcement sources tell me And there's plenty of open source evidence out there that white nationalist and neo Nazi groups are trying to seize on that anger and pursuing them to be members. At study TLT National Security correspondent J. J Green testifying before a House committee about the capital, right, the commander of the D C. National guard Major General William Walker, You're saying the Pentagon limited his authority in advance of the Trump protest, sitting on the sixth Walker telling The Washington Post, while local commanders typically have the power to act on their own during emergencies. In this case, he needed approval from higher ups as the deadly attack unfolded, he says, even though a quick reaction force of about 40 National Guard members was put together in advance, That force could not respond until Walker got the okay from the army secretary and the acting defense secretary. Well, Here's the National Guard will be extending their security zone around the Capitol building. Ohio Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan says guard members will stay at the building until a new security system is put in place to give exhausted Capitol police members of break and Ryan says the capital's security perimeter will be moving outward, but it's still under review A. D. C Council member Charles Allen, writing the acting Capitol police chief, for more answers, a tweeting that the January 6 ride should not become the excuse to Wall off the capital, 9 22, a bill that would eliminate the death penalty in Virginia took a step forward today in Richmond, and the focus was on what it would costs. Eliminating the death penalty would cost Virginia about $77,000 to house and feed the two current death row inmates for the rest of their lives. The Bella commute the two men who are currently on death row to life in prison. Without parole. State Senator Scott Serval of Northern Virginia says it would save almost $4 million a year that the state pays for employees in the capital. Defender Service Senator Tommy Norman said he was trying to be objective about what he called unworthy bill promising more debate about the push to eliminate the ultimate penalty in Virginia. The log unstained w T o p New Arlington County getting more than $2 million in federal money to help it distribute covert vaccine. The county is the first to apply for and receive money from FEMA made available under Governor North ums Major Disaster declaration to help the state respond to the pandemic. The money can be.
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"But he cautions, it's important understand that pre registration does not mean that you have an appointment for vaccination and registration That gives us a list of folks that we could draw from as we as we complete our backs stations earlier phases and with earlier populations Kate Ryan w T o P News Now to the capital riot of nearly three weeks ago tonight, the acting Capitol police chief is apologizing for the deadly security failure leading up to the January 6th insurrection. She did it in a closed door hearing and said the department fully expects to answer for its negligence. They knew some participants intended to bring firearms and other weapons. There was a strong potential of violence and that Congress was the target that from U. S Capitol police acting chief Logan onto Pittman telling the House Appropriations Committee. She apologizes to Congress. And the American people. She believes certain challenges the department face the day of the attack could have been overcome with additional preparation. She also confirms the Capitol Police board, with three voting members initially declined to request for National Guard troops. The House and Senate sergeant at arms have resigned. The architect of the Capitol is still on that board. Christi King wt O Penis. Also tonight, the commander of DC's National Guard is blaming the Pentagon for the guards. Slow response on that January 6th. Washington Post reports. Major General William Walker was forbidden from deploying his own troops. Instead, he had to ask the Army secretary for approval, so his hands were tied when everything broke loose in the Capitol police chief begged for help. Walker says he didn't get permission to deploy for another hour and 15 minutes Walker and former former Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy I've been briefing the House Appropriations Committee today behind closed doors after traffic and weather. We'll talk about Marty Baron of the Washington Post executive editor who is retiring next month. By the newspaper he has led. He's helped break some of the biggest stories of our time there. We'll talk about his career coming up 607 dot com accounting in payroll, Keep your time and money. Mike Appell here, serial entrepreneurs in 16 2001 of my employees accidentally clicked through an online vendors contract, which re committed my company to an additional 12 months of their service. Called the vendor to explain the accident. Nope. They pointed to their ironclad contract told me to pay or else I will pay them. But after.
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"M A L. A cumulus station news now assembled a nail news It sticks by Maria Leaf. The head of the DC National Guard says the Pentagon limited his ability to activate troops as rioters stormed the capital earlier this month. Major General William Walker says his hands were tied on the day of the capital riot, telling The Washington Post. The Pentagon had required him to seek higher approval before setting troops in motion, General, Walker told the paper. All military commanders normally have immediate response authority to protect property life and in my case, federal functions federal property in life, but in this is since, he said, I did not have that authority. Congress is investigating the circumstances of the riot, which left five people dead. Rachel Sutherland, Fox's president, Biden vowing to speed up covert vaccine distribution will be one of the most difficult operational challenges. We've ever undertaken is a nation. I've said that before, but I must say it again because we're gonna do. We're gonna everything we can to get it done, But a lot of things can go wrong. Along the way. He wants to meet the US to administer 1.5 million vaccine doses a day, a goal that's 50% higher than his initial target. The administration also working on buying an additional 200 million doses of the vaccine. I have been authorized for emergency used with the goal of having those enough for the entire U. S population By the end of this summer, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says he's pulling National Guard troops out of Washington and putting them on covert duty in vaccine duty in Maryland. By the end of the week, hundreds of Maryland National Guard members who have been in Washington texting our nation's capital. Will be immediately reassigned to help plan build and launch these mass vaccinations sites. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is expected to discuss the vast in process there in a news conference tomorrow. Oh, Vin numbers going in the right direction, according to Anna Rondo County's top leader, so he's easing restrictions later this week. It will include moving most of the businesses that are 25% capacity restriction to 50% so that would include restaurants on best ABL ish mints that air closed right now getting to 25% down, the executive Stuart Pittman says in the next 48 hours, his office will review the latest coronavirus numbers. And meet with stakeholders and then and then it will take effect on Friday at 5 P.m.. Pittman says the lifting of restrictions is dependent upon county residents maintaining coronavirus mitigation efforts. Barbara BREAK W M A. L and W m a l dot com On Wall Street, the Dow finished the day.
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"MARYLANDERS air being asked for their patients over the shortage of covert vaccine. But Governor Larry Hogan is promising long term efforts to vaccinate everyone in the state who wants it. Governor. Hogan says he and his fellow governors are pushing the federal government and vaccine makers to increase production. But for now, many Marylanders are left waiting for covert vaccine. This will obviously Be a much longer process. Than any of us would like. It's going to require a great deal of patients. For many months. The governor also says the state's preparing for when there will be adequate vaccine planning six mass vaccination sites. Among the first will be six Flags America in Prince George's County, scheduled to open next Friday, particularly on O w t o P News. Meantime, in Montgomery County Council members want more coordination from the state over the vaccines. But they're also worried about equity more, please. That's the message from Montgomery County Council members who say they were happy that Governor Larry Hogan and Montgomery County Executive Mark L. Rich had a recent and productive meeting on covert 19 vaccine distribution. But council member Craig Rice said equity remains a concern. Rice said he spent four hours online trying to get his own mother an appointment for a vaccination. Because he could. How many people have that opportunity? How many sick workers How many folks who have non high quality broadband access? We're assuming so much the race had, and he was unsuccessful and said he hopes the rollout of vaccination programs. The county and state levels can address equity and access. Kate Ryan. W T o P NEW Bible six The acting chief of the Capitol Police is apologizing to Congress tonight in a closed door briefing, she admits her department should have been more prepared for the January 6th attack. France in serious apology, she calls January 6th a terrorist attack and acting U. S. Capitol Police chief Yoga Nonda. Pittman details what she calls failings briefing the House Appropriations Committee. Pittman says the inability to immediately Cure the capital emboldened the insurrectionists. That apartment should have been more prepared it new militia groups and white supremacists were coming that some participants intended to bring firearms and other weapons that there was a strong potential for violence and that Congress was the target. She also says a request for National Guard support May days before the attack. Was denied by the capital Police board that declined to declare a state of emergency Christi King. W. T O P News. Also briefing the same house committee about the capital riot, the commander of the D. C. National Guard, Major General William Walker says the Pentagon limited his authority in advance of the pro trump protests. January 6 Walker tells The Washington Post while local commanders typically have the power to act on their own during emergencies. In this case, he needed approval from higher ups as the deadly attack unfolded, he says, even though a quick reaction force of some 40 National Guard members was put together in advance. That force could not respond until Walker got the okay from Army secretary the Army secretary and acting defense secretary ahead on double D T. O P, The latest on former President Trump's second impeachment trial will take you live to Capitol Hill, 507. Thanks for calling 1 800 got junk. This is Sarah. How can I help? I've been thinking. What have you been thinking about? I decided I should declare her more often because it's an important part of a balanced and healthy life. Have you ever noticed that 1 800 got junk has a question mark at the end of it? Yes. I have noticed that we make John disappear. All I have to do is point all you have to do is point Can you come right.
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"Liberty protections for businesses that operated during the pandemic. Some state governors or criticizing the rollout of the covert 19 vaccine. White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended the Biden administration's efforts. Our focus is not just on the supply that's part of the issue. It is also about ensuring that states have the number of vaccinators they need. So that means People who are literally taking the shots and qualified to put them in the arms of Americans and some states and some communities don't have people who are able to do that he continue. The effort also involves making sure there are enough vaccine centers where people can get the shot. He had of the National Guard says the Pentagon limited his ability to activate troops as rioters Storm the U. S Capitol this month, Major General William Walker says his hands were tied on the day of the capital riot, telling The Washington Post. The Pentagon had required him to seek higher approval before setting troops in motion, General, Walker told the paper. All military commanders normally have immediate response authority to protect property life and in my case, federal functions. Federal property in life, but in this is since he said, I did not have that authority. Congress is investigating the circumstances of the right, which left five people dead. Rachel Sutherland Boxes. Texas BUSINESS Real time numbers on Wall Street, The Dow up 38 points. NASDAQ Up 12 the SNP 500 Up by two again the high Today 57. It is 53 degrees from the W B A P News and ask America Bushman Your Next update at 2 30 24 7 coverage. WB ap dot com.
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"I'm Sean Anderson. Our top local story this afternoon surrounds the capital Riot today. The acting Capitol police chief is apologizing for the deadly security failure leading to the January 6th insurrection. She did it in a closed door hearing and said the department fully expects to answer for its negligence. Let's get the story from Double D. T. O P S Christi King. They knew some participants intended to bring firearms and other weapons. There was a strong potential of violence and that Congress was the target that from U. S Capitol police acting chief Logan on to Pittman, telling the House Appropriations Committee, she apologizes to Congress and the American people. She believes certain challenges the department face the day of the attack could have been overcome with additional preparation. She also confirms the Capitol Police board with three voting members. Initially declined a request for National Guard troops. The House and Senate sergeant at arms have resigned. The architect of the Capitol is still on that board. Christi King. W. T O P News. There's another development linked to the riot. And this one is unusual. The commander of DC's National Guard is blaming the Pentagon for the guards slow response that day. The Washington Post reports that major General William Walker was forbidden from deploying his own troops. Instead, he had to ask the Army secretary for approval, so his hands were tied when all hell broke loose, and the Capitol police chief begged for help. Walker says he didn't get permission to deploy for another hour and 15 minutes. Walker and former Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy are set to brief the House Appropriations Committee today behind closed doors who will five now do the Corona virus pandemic as look? Old governments scramble for vaccine. They are hoping for some help in Montgomery County Council members want more coordination from the states. But they're also worried about equity more, please. That's the message from Montgomery County Council members who say they were happy that Governor Larry Hogan and Montgomery County Executive Mark L. Rich had a recent and productive meeting on covert 19 vaccine distribution. But council member Craig Rice said equity remains a concern. Rice said he spent four hours online trying to get his own mother an appointment for a vaccination because he could how many people have that opportunity. How many shift workers how many folks who have non high quality broadband access? We're assuming so much the race had, and he was unsuccessful and said he hopes the rollout of vaccination programs. The county and state levels can address equity and access. Kate Ryan. W T o p News. Meantime, the Corona virus crisis seems to be trending in the right direction and Anna Randall County so leaders say restaurants and businesses will soon be able to operate at half capacity again indoors. I am thrilled that we can start moving in this direction in Randall County executive Stuart Pittman says he'll issue in order tomorrow. Toe lift the 25% restriction on restaurants and businesses. Returning them to 50% capacity indoors. We know that our businesses that have been affected by these most recent restrictions that we put in place in the fall know how to operate a safely as possible. Hitman plans to meet with Governor Larry Hogan this week to discuss the vaccine rollout that he says could benefit from each county having its own registration portal so that folks don't have to shop around the way they're doing right now. I know Meghan Cloherty. W T o P News vaccine picture isn't as bright Maryland and Virginia right, very Low and getting people their shots compared to other states. And they're working on changing that. D C rank Seventh Maryland rings. 30th and Virginia rings 31st on the list of states with the highest percentage of the population that has received the first dose of the Corona virus vaccine. That's according to data compiled by The Washington Post. When it comes to the percentage of people vaccinated compared to the number of vaccines distributed. Becker's hospital Review Data ranks Maryland 45th and Virginia 50th. Its data doesn't include D. C. According to Maryland Department of Health numbers, Montgomery Charles and Prince George's County is ranked the lowest in the state for the percentage of population vaccinated, Valerie Bonked w T O P News. Hey, are you having some Internet problems today? Will you are not alone. Big Verizon outage from here up to Boston. Details after traffic and weather 207. Are.
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"Pandemic force many Children to pause treatment for behavioral or emotional disorders. I'm Noel King, and I'm Steve Inskeep. Public health experts warn that that lack of treatment is leading us toward a national mental health crisis. Also, what happens to hurricane refugees bound for the United States and how might the world look to the next Secretary of State Tony Blinken as a hearing today? It is Tuesday, January 19th 40 years ago in 1981, the United States and Iran signed an agreement for the release of 52 American hostages. The news is next Line from NPR News on Korver Coleman. The National Mall in Washington, D. C and surrounding areas are on high alert. The head of the inauguration, NPR's Windsor Johnston reports. This follows the deadly insurrection by Proton rioters at the Capitol nearly two weeks ago. Up to 25,000 National Guard troops are expected to be stationed throughout Washington, D. C on inauguration day. The FBI says it's in the process of vetting troops amid concerns of an insider attack. Major General William Walker is the commanding general of the D. C guard is a credential e process so they're screened and in their repeatedly screamed until they are actually put on the street. And even then we could pull somebody off. Officials say the vetting process started when guard soldiers first began arriving in the city and will be completed by Wednesday. There have been reports of current and ex members of the U. S military and law enforcement being at or near the Capitol building during the attack. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington Several of President elect Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees have confirmation hearings today. Among them is Defense secretary nominee retired General Lloyd Austin. He needs a waiver for the job since he hasn't been out of the military for more than seven years. NPR's Tom Bowman reports Austin has been endorsed by 15 former top Pentagon officials. Those endorsing Austin include officials who served in both Democratic and Republican administrations, such as President Obama's defense chief Leon Panetta, and James Roach, the Air Force secretary under President George W. Bush. Officials said. Austin is well versed on threats abroad as well as those at home, including quote the national security imperative of rooting out white supremacy from the force. Austin is a West Point graduate who spent most of his career focusing on the Middle East. Serving on combat duty in Iraq and overseeing the region as the top officer. The Senate committee will likely focus on Austin's views about continued combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as a security threat of a rising China. Tom Bowman NPR NEWS Washington Nearly 400,000 people have died of covert 19 in the U. S, according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths and infections continue to rise. Vaccines are beginning to be distributed, but only about 11. Million people in the U. S have gotten shots so far. The director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr Francis Collins, says the number of vaccinations is speeding up, but he wants to see the number of vaccination sites expanded. I think the time now is coming for this to be more coordinated across the country and certainly beginning to get vaccination programs in large settings like stadiums and certainly in pharmacies, as opposed to having them on Lian specialized places like hospitals for healthcare providers. That's where we need to go. He spoke to NPR's all things considered. This is NPR. The FBI says it has arrested a Pennsylvania woman who was at the riot at the U. S. Capitol Riley June. Williams is also suspected of stealing a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is office. FBI officials spoke to a person who claimed to be a former romantic partner of hers. The person alleged Williams was trying to send the laptop to a friend in Russia to sell to Russian agents. Plan reportedly fell through. The premiere of the Canadian province of Alberta is urging President elect Joe Biden to reconsider his promise to cancel the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. Dan Carbon Check reports This could affect US Canada relations. Alberta Premier Jason Kenny is asking Joe Biden to show Canada some respect and hear the case for the Keystone XL pipeline. Biden is poised to scrap the $8 billion pipeline expansion. And he says Canada exports about $100 billion worth of energy, most of it Alberta crude to the U. S through pipelines every year. Kenny wants Biden to agree to further talks in the context of shared challenges about climate change and energy security. Can. He is also worried that tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in revenue and Alberta are at stake. And he says at the very least under the new Free trade agreement, Alberta would consider legal action to seek damages. For NPR News. I'm Dan Carp in shock in Toronto. More than 70 pro tennis players preparing for the Australian Open are in quarantine in Melbourne. Nearly 10 people who traveled with him on charter flights to the tournament have tested positive for the coronavirus. The gland rather Grand Slam tournament was postponed because of the pandemic. This is NPR. Support for NPR comes from I drive providing cloud backup full system back up and on site I drive Appliance to protect PCs, Max and servers from data loss due to crashes and ransomware and I dr dot com slash NPR and Americans for the Arts. High winds affecting the Bay Area Southern Sacramento Valley. In the overnight hours, we've had plenty of trees down some power lines down a couple of smaller Brush fires and wildfires. So the fire danger has increased a swell There is a high wind warning, in effect now for the North Bay Mountains in Santa Cruz mountains until 10 this morning. 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"Coming up on all things considered on 90.3 k A Z, you streaming at K A z U dot or g'kar how the incoming Biden administration may tackle domestic extremism. And the triumphs and setbacks that have shaped Biden's long career. Those stories first this news Live from NPR News. I'm Jack Spear, the nation's capital remains on high alert ahead of the inauguration. MPR's Windsor Johnson reports securities at unprecedented levels following the deadly insurrection of the U. S capitol by pro Trump writers nearly two weeks ago. Up to 25,000 National Guard troops are expected to be stationed throughout Washington, D. C on inauguration day. The FBI says it's in the process of vetting troops amid concerns of an insider attack. Major General William Walker is the commanding general of the D. C guard is a credentialing process so they're screened and then they're repeatedly screamed. Until they are actually put on the street, and even then we could pull somebody off. Officials say the vetting process started when guard soldiers first began arriving in the city and will be completed by Wednesday. There have been reports of current and ex members of the U. S military and law enforcement being at or near the Capitol building during the attack. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington During the one year anniversary of the first diagnosed coronavirus case in the U. S mortgage, grim markers in the swath of the pandemic. Expected the U. S will soon surpass 400,000 Covert 19 deaths was also money concern about new, faster spreading variant of the virus. In an interview with NPR today, National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins says a bigger national effort is needed. I think the time now is coming for this to be more coordinated across the country and certainly beginning to get vaccination programs in large settings like stadiums and certainly in pharmacies, as opposed to having them on Lian specialized places like hospitals for health care providers. That's where we need to go. It's estimated about 31 million vaccine doses of not been distributed. The only 11 million people have received at least One dose. Orders to Democratic U S. Senators will be sworn in later this week after state officials certify their January 5th victories. Georgia Public Broadcasting's Stephen Followers story Now that George is 159 counties have certified, the results were correct. The secretary of state takes his turn starting Tuesday morning, elections officials will check all of the vote totals that showed Democrat Jon Ossoff's defeated incumbent Republican David Perdue and Democrat Raphael Warnock bested appointed Republican Kelly Leffler. Once the secretary of state signs off, Georgia's governor gives his approval then those results must be hand delivered to Washington before anyone can be sworn in. If all goes according to plan, the new senators could take office on Wednesday. For NPR News. I'm Stephen Fowler in Atlanta and assign the incoming Biden administration may be a bit tougher on oversight than the group that's leaving town. President elect's team today confirmed it plans to nominee to consumer advocates for lead top financial agencies by and saying they've picked Gary again sort of service. Wall Street's made watchdog group, head of the SEC grow a chopper to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. You're listening to NPR. The NFL playoffs are now down to four teams after action over the weekend, but an injury to one of the league's biggest stars Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, may keep him out of this week's conference championship game more from Greg Gatlin. Patrick Mahomes left the field woozy in the third quarter of Kansas City's divisional playoff victory over the Cleveland Browns. Kansas City coach Andy Reid says Maya Holmes is following the NFL's concussion protocol this week. As the team prepares to face the Buffalo Bills in the conference championship. I can't tell you From a medical standpoint. Where is that? I mean, I don't know that Holmes was the Super Bowl M V p last year and the league's M V p the year before the winner of Sunday's game will advance to the Super Bowl, along with the winner of the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers. For NPR News. I'm Greg Echlin. Atlanta's premiere is calling on the incoming Biden administration to give the Canadian government a chance to make the case for the Keystone XL pipeline. Project first proposed in 2008 is designed to transport oil from Canada's oil sands region or find reason. The U. S. Gulf Coast over the project is running in numerous roadblocks and the reportedly proposed plans by the Biden administration to scrap the pipeline on his first day in office. Have to elbow to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he'll seek damages project has been a poster child for the tension between the economic development interests and those who want to see fossil fuel emissions curbed. While U. S financial markets are closed today, or was.
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"Expect them to drop tomorrow in the lower fifties and stay in the mid fifties. As we go into Wednesday, partly sunny 68 degrees at DFW Airport. This news brought to you by Mueller Inc. Members of the National Guard deployed to Washington, D C or getting the help of barbed fencing and other protective measures ahead of Wednesday's inauguration, DC National Guard Commander Major General William Walker speaking with America's newsroom, We're asking the community to cooperate with us to be patient and understand. This level of security is required so we can have a peaceful transition of presidential power. Do you believe that will be the case on Wednesday? I'm certain of it. The FBI is also betting D C guard members to avoid any inside attack, even though the Army secretary says he's heard of no threats like that. Theo FBI reportedly investigating a tip that a woman who entered the U. S Capitol took a laptop belonging to the House speaker with the intent to sell it to Russia. Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office has yet to confirm whether or not a laptop or hard drive was actually stolen Bill. The FBI in an affidavit describes the criminal case against Riley Williams from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. That It's investigating such acclaim and made by a witness that Williams trying to sell Pelosi's laptop or hard drive to a friend in Russia, who intended to sell it to Russian intelligence in a deal that reportedly fell through and then it appears that Williams is on the run right now, she faces a charge of entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct for her alleged actions inside the U. S. Capitol. Jeff Man. Also Fox News. A wily man is facing federal charges for his alleged involvement in this month's deadly breach of the Capitol building, According to a federal affidavit. Guy ref, it asked his family members not to tell anyone. He was at the Capitol riot and told them quote traders get shot. FBI. Dallas Special agent in charge Matthew to Sarno says a number of tips have led to several arrests. In North Texas hipsters have turned in their friends, neighbors and relatives all increasingly radicalized. Bye. Inflammatory rhetoric if it is charged with obstruction and knowingly entering a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority Governor Greg Abbott is expected to give an update on the state's response to covert 19. Tomorrow, The governor plans to hold a round table discussion with doctors at Houston Methodist Hospital. He's expected to touch on his legislative priorities for ensuring a healthier future for the state. Governor Abbott also expected to give an update on Kobe 19 vaccination efforts. The briefing comes is Texas leads the country in the number of residents vaccinated, but many suburban and rural counties left without vaccine doses as the state and country experience more demand than supply. Clayton Nevil, WB AP News Again the low Tonight, 48, It is 68 degrees. This news also brought to you by Rex.
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"Severe weather station. I'm nine first warning meteorologist Jennifer Hatch, Mark News Radio 700 wlw radio shows Cloudy skies. It's 31 degrees right now. The commanding general of the D. C National Guard says they're taking no Chances leading up to Joe Biden's inauguration This Wednesday. The FBI scrubbing the Secret Service gives out their credentials and then we have other agencies helping with described as well. Major General William Walker says a fire late this morning near the capital. And the reaction which shut down part of an inauguration rehearsal that was going on is an example of how serious they're taking security efforts that fire not thought to be a threat. It was about a mile from the capital. There are about 21,000 Guardsmen on the ground in D. C roughly three Times more than average for a presidential inauguration, hundreds of from Ohio and dozens of Cincinnati Police just left for the capital this morning law enforcement still tracking down those accused of breaching the capital earlier this month, the University of Kentucky students scene at the Capitol riot has a warrant for her arrest. Race in court, right posted videos and pictures from the day of the unrest. January 6 on her social media. She shone in videos in the crowd inside the Capitol court right is facing four federal charges of storming the Capitol and damaging the building. The FBI says she stole a members only sign from the capital, which was later retrieved her social media accounts now deleted. Her father is a West Virginia attorney reportedly told the FBI she would cooperate with law enforcement. Sandy Collins News radio 700 WLW and the Facebook page for pies and pints today, saying, As of now, their banks, location is going to stay closed. Other pies and pints locations in Cincinnati and Ken would and Liberty Town Center are going to be open. They will be continuing to honor gift cards from the pizza and beer restaurant. I'm Jack Crumley, our next update at two o'clock. Breaking news any time news radio 700.
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"Elect Biden's inauguration. The FBI declined to discuss details of the process, but we're told it's similar to a standard background check. National guards would likely already be aware of any guardsmen who has been associated with their expressed support for extremism. But the undertaking reflects the security concerns associated with the inauguration following the insurrection of the capital and highlights the fear that some here to protect could pose a threat. Aaron Carter SKI ABC NEWS Washington, head of the inauguration, with the FBI, vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops, they're trying to protect the U. S. Capitol. Here's Major General William Walker, the commanding general of the district of Cumbia National Guard. Allow me to say how proud I am of the almost 25,000 National Guardsmen who have come in from all 50 states and territories to help Support the Secret Service. And the police departments again. Major General William Walker Ah laundry list of pardons from President Trump expected just before he officially leaves office. Rappers, white collar criminals drug offenders, people serving exceptionally long prison sentences about 100 names reportedly on the list for President Trump's final round of parties before he exits the White House. The New York Times reports Trump allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars from people seeking pardons, but sources say the president is not expected to pardon himself. This ABC News Washington Post poll says 68% of Americans are opposed to Trump granting himself a pardon Derek Dennis ABC News It's 1 19, a Texas man has been arrested in connection with a capital insurrection. Earlier this month, he allegedly threatened his family. If they turned him in guy, ref. It associates himself with the militia extremist group Texas Freedom Force and appears to have been pepper sprayed on Capitol grounds. When he returned home to Texas Court records said Refa told his family members he had gone to Washington and storm the capital. He also allegedly threatened the lives of his son and daughter. If they said anything telling them if you turn me in, you're a traitor. And you know what happens to traitors. Traitors get shot! Ref. It was arrested by the FBI on charges of unlawful entry and obstruction. Aaron Kit Risky ABC News Washington to major events in Washington this week, of course, Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday but also the potential started the second impeachment trial of President Trump. But some are asking who is defending the president? Here's a B C's Karen Travers in Washington Senate impeachment trial could get underway as early as Wednesday or Thursday, but President Trump's legal team is not yet set his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, telling ABC late son The night. He will not be on the impeachment legal team even after he was spotted at the White House this weekend and told ABC he was working on the case. But Giuliani now says that because you spoke at the rally on January 6 before the attack on the Capitol, he's a witness and cannot participate in court or in the Senate chamber Lawyers who defended President Trump during the first impeachment trial are not expected to take part this time. Karen Travers, ABC NEWS Washington It may not be the kind of immortality the outgoing president may have wanted CBS Vicki Barker has more from London about a new museum exhibit first spotted flying above anti Trump protesters in central London and 2018. The Donald Trump baby Blip has now been acquired by the Museum of London. The giant inflatable caricature depicts the U. S president as a baby in diapers, mouth forming that characteristic square shaped phone in hand, ready to tweet from the days when Donald Trump could still tweet. So this really is a museum piece. Vicki Barker. CBS NEWS London Russian authorities have brought Alexei Navalny to a court hearing in a hurry organized this morning inside the Moscow police station. More details from ABC is Patrick reveal. The opposition leader was arrested at the airport just after landing in Russia for the first time since his nerve agent poisoning last summer. Authorities are trying to jail Navalny over an old suspended sentence already denounced internationally is politically motivated. Navalny's lawyers learned about the hearing just minutes before it started. An international outcry is growing, and Joe Biden's incoming administration has demanded Navalny's release. Passion Regal ABC News At the Foreign desk. WBZ NEWS RADIO is.
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"Of the trumping podcast. Andrew Bernstein and William Marriage, join us on the 45th president's last day in office to discuss his current business dealings and unprecedented second impeachment. This is W N. Y C FM. HD AM New York. This is all of it. W N Y C. I'm Alison Stewart. We're celebrating the life and legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Coming up how to raise an anti racist child will listen to Matt Katz. His conversation with Dr 90 Massie Watson, the vice chancellor of diversity, inclusion and civic engagement at Rutgers University, Camden, They talk about kids race and living an anti racist life. Later, we'll get a round up of the best music inspired by protests for racial justice For today's reviews, previews, veteran music journalists and NPR music critic and correspondent and powers joins US. We will get to all of it. I'm Alison Stewart and I will meet you on the other side of the news. Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi, saying an unprecedented level of security is on display in the nation's capital. This hour. The National Mall, where crowds of traditionally gathered to watch a new president sworn in is closed. Major general William Walker, the commanding general for the D. C National Guard, tells MSNBC As many as 25,000 National Guardsmen will be on site. The District of Columbia National Guard has.
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"In norm generation rehearsal shut down by external threat. NBC, Washington Staff and Associated Press What took the NBC News Bernie AP combined to report this a dress rehearsal for the inauguration of Joe Plugs. Biden was interrupted today when U. S Capitol Police issued a security warning to everyone on Capitol grounds. The message said all buildings within the Capitol complex external security threat. No entry or exit is permitted. Stay away from exterior windows and doors. If outside seek cover. Rehearsal. Participants were evacuated from the West Front of the Capitol on orders of security officials after a fire in AH homeless in Cannes. A fire in a homeless encampment can affect the inauguration of Joe Biden or any president of fire in a homeless encampment. You know when you boil this all down? The reason the deep state the reason the establishment Is putting more military in Washington for this inauguration we have in war zones. You understand this? We have a greater military presence. Then we haven't a lot of war zones where were deployed around the world. The reason they're building walls. That rival what Trump built on the southern border. The reason the media Arjun ng up scary stories like this of white supremacists ready to make trouble. They are conveniently forgetting what the left did to Washington in 2017, which I just recanted or or reminded you of The reason this is going to be a virtual inauguration with no people now the reason for the constant security warnings That, by the way, seemed to be withdrawn as quickly as they're issued. Why do you think all this is happening? Why are they putting more military in Washington for this inauguration? We haven't war zones. Why are they building walls? Why are they giving up all these scary stories of White supremacist ready to make trouble. They're worried about something. They need to distract you and me and as many as they can. From what worries and what worries them. Could it be? They know the election was not open up. They know that people are right to be mad about something. This is not necessary, folks. I think it's largely made up back in a moment. News radio K O B. J on Patrick Osborne. This news is brought to you by advanced Pain care. The FBI is betting the 25,000 National Guard troops being deployed to Washington, D. C ahead of Inauguration day. Major General William Walker says the beddings necessary We want to make sure that everybody in this bubble of security that we're providing has the privilege to be their Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy says. So far, the vetting is not raised any issues they're aware of. As Joe Biden promises to provide a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, Guatemalan authorities been clashing with 100 migrant caravan that's been making its way North. As many as 9000 people have crossed into Guatemala, most of whom are believed to be headed for the United States and more Corona virus vaccine have arrived in central Texas between Travis Williamson, Hayes and Bass drop counties. Almost 25,500 new doses have been distributed by the state. No new doses, though, have been allocated to Caldwell County for the weak high Today. 72 degrees on.
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"By the way, but that was and now the prosecutors have drawn it back, said There is no evidence that they were going to do anything of the kind W M E L F M. WOODBRIDGE, Washington Now more than ever depend on one of 5.9 FM W M A L A Cumulus station news now. W E Mail News has 11 Good morning. I'm John Matthews knew this hour. There are a lot of frayed nerves on Capitol Hill these days. The sight of black smoke near the capital this morning caused the inauguration rehearsal to be He evacuated by the acting Capitol police chief as a precaution while the source of the smoke was investigated. It turned out to be a fire at a homeless encampment several blocks away. No injuries reported the FBI is vetting the 25,000 National Guard members either on the mall or on their way over concerns of an insider attack. D. C. National Guard commander Major General William Walker tells Fox News. Better safe than sorry. We can either do it. Or be second guessed after the fact for not doing it fair point in an abundance of caution. We are definitely we want to make sure that we have the right people in this security bubble. The army has not found any specific evidence of threats. So far. Some of those riots suspects caught after invading the capital are now looking for pardons from President Trump. What's for Floria pardon from the president during his final hours in the Oval Office, But Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told Fox is Sunday morning future Those who stormed the U. S Capitol should not be let off the hook. The rioters. I don't care if you went there and spread flowers on the floor, you breached the security of the capital, you interrupted a joint session of Congress. The New York Times reports. Lobbyists are collecting fees from convicted felons acting as liaisons to the president. Rachel Sutherland FOXES, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and his wife rolled up their sleeves today to get the first dose of the covert 19 vaccine really didn't feel that today, the state moved into phase one be making anyone 75 or older eligible for the covert vaccine. But Hogan says there is still a very limited supply vaccines available to us from the federal government. Right now, the state's getting about 10,000 doses a day from the feds. 1.5 million people are eligible for the vaccine. You need to get a commitment from the companies that are making the vaccines to make a whole lot more Ah, commitment from the incoming Biden administration to get us more doses. Other Curtis on W M A L N w e mail dot com Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Cesar is giving it right back to governors for their handling of vaccine distribution, he tells Fox News. You've got some governors who are frankly, the ones who are failing who have who have administered 50% or less of the vaccines that have been shipped to them. That's places like Minnesota. Wisconsin, Michigan. They're failing, and they're just looking for somebody else to blame here. Parlor is online again after being suspended from Amazon's Web hosting service parlor, a social media platform popular with right wing users is back online. A little more than a week ago, Parlor was suspended from the Apple APP store in the Google play store because of its failure to implement a content moderation plan to deal with violent threats. Amazon followed suit,.
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"Or Google to play KSFO. As the National Guard been infiltrated by any extremists on Dave Anthony Fox News. The FBI is investigating the 20,000 plus troops in Washington to help secure President elect binds inauguration Wednesday. For any possible insider threats. None have been found. So far. That is accurate. That's major General William Walker. He commands the D C National Guard, and he tells Fox, we can either do it. Or be second guessed after the fact for not doing it. This follows the deadly attack on the capital earlier this month. Capitol police did order a lockdown during inauguration rehearsal today. An abundance of caution because of a fire nearby. But there is said to be no threat. The president was impeached accused of inciting the right only has about 48 hours left in office, and he's ready to do what some of his predecessors have Also done. Fox is Rachel Sutherland explains Live. Davis. Many is 50 to 100 pardons and commutations air expected before President Trump leaves the White House sources tell Fox News a large batch to come tomorrow. All have to be issued before noon Wednesday. Rapper Lil Wayne, who pleaded guilty to a weapons charge last month, is suspected to be on the list. Wikileaks founder Julian Asante is not expected to get a pardon is so unclear whether former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, charged in a fraud probe will get a reprieve. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said the president should not give pardons. Those who stormed the U. S Capitol. Dave Rachel president like Biden wants to pick up the pace of coronavirus vaccinations. But outgoing Health and Human services Secretary Alex Cesar just told Fox This is a concerted effort by the new team to down talk where things are so they could look like heroes when they come in and just carry forward. The momentum that we have established always arses of are distributed 31 million doses. The head of the World Health Organization kicked off the group's virtual executive board meeting, saying it's not right that younger, healthier adults. Rich countries were getting covert vaccinations before older people in poorer countries. So that's Fox's.
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"Pardon or commute their sentences, maybe 50 to 100 different people something other presidents have done in their final days of office. Now, some of those have been implicated in the deadly Capitol attack. Hope they are on that list. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham does not you trying to intimidate us all you should be prosecuted to the fullest and above the law and to seek a pardon of these people would be wrong. Graham also opposes convicting the president at a Senate trial. After House Democrats joined by 10 Republicans impeach the president, accusing him of inciting that riot more than 20,000. National Guard troops were helping secure Washington for president elect binds inauguration Wednesday, and even they are getting vetted by the FBI to root out any possible extremist insiders. We want to make sure that everybody in this bubble of security that we're providing Um, has the privilege to be their major General William Walker commands the D. C. National Guard. So far, no threats have been found. As President Trump gets ready to head out of the White House. A new caravan of migrants is headed to the border. Fox is seven. Brown has more live. Yeah, Dave, Nearly 9000 migrants are being held back from advancing their march up through Central America by law enforcement in Guatemala. This is what it sounded like in chic Chicky Mullah near the Honduran border. Now there are reports of minor clashes. The migrants are believed to be attempting to reach the U. S border where they expect new rules under a Biden administration would admit them abiding team official reportedly sent a message, However, saying now isn't the time Dave evident. Russia judges ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny Who was poisoned a few months ago, detained for a month. He's accused of violating terms of his jail sentence the day after Navalny flew back to Russia following his recovery from being given a nerve agent poisoning. America's.