“EXPEL ALL FASCISTS” protest happening now
Lots of media 👀
Capitol Police now telling the group they are in a restricted area and must leave or be subject to arrest
Cap Police have the zip ties out they are ready to detain protesters if they don’t vacate the area
As protesters vacate the area, Cap Police now backed up by a large group of what appears to be National Guard
Protesters yell at the police line now formed at 3rd and Pennsylvania
There are more troops/police out here than protesters

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6 Jan

I accompanied protesters all the way to the Senate Gallery doors.
Here you can see one protester deploy pepper spray on Capitol Police prior to entry
The protesters who entered started on the South Side of The Capitol, where officers attempted to stop them using pepper spray and tear gas
Read 26 tweets
5 Jan
DC Traffic Thread 🚨🚦🚧⚠️🏁

I just drove across DC 🏎

From what I can see, major arteries into the city are open 🚦

BUT access to the Capitol/White House/Freedom Plaza areas are mostly restricted for unauthorized car traffic within 4-5 blocks ⚠️
For access to White House/Freedom Plaza area, K street is still open for now, although anything south of there is blocked from car traffic 🚧
As for the Capitol, access from the north appears blocked a 4-5 blocks out but the southern approach is accessible for now 🏁
Read 5 tweets
12 Dec 20
Black bloc protesters marching through DC with a huge “Fuck Off Proud Boys” sign
Black bloc march is now heading south towards the Proud Boys’ position 👀
Black bloc march now openly clashing with the Proud Boys in the streets of DC
Read 5 tweets
12 Dec 20
That’s a lot of Proud Boys 👀
Unclear what started this brawl but cops were on it almost immediately:
Now the Proud Boys are heading for BLM plaza while chanting “Fuck antifa” and “U-S-A”
Read 7 tweets
2 Nov 20
I flew over 70 miles of new border wall in a Blackhawk helicopter with @USBPChief
One thing that surprised me was the sheer volume of construction crews actively working in remote and extreme terrain:
When I say “extreme terrain,” this is what I’m referring to:
Read 15 tweets
25 Oct 20
Old border fence VS the new wall
Yuma Border Patrol Chief @USBPChiefYUM compares the older white fencing to the two new 30 foot walls:
The wall is see through, but if an agent moves to the right or the left to an acute enough angle, they are protected from would-be assaulters:
Read 6 tweets

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