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26 Mar, 7 tweets, 6 min read
*Former school director Frank J. Scavo of Old Forge PA is charged.
*Feds say he chanted with rioters & recorded events on his phone.
*"We... took it back. Took it back.”
*Organized bus caravan.
*Faces up to 3 years in prison.
*Jerod Hughes, of East Helena, Montana, asks judge to release him pending trial.
*Says he was “duped" by Donald Trump.
*Cites need to provide for wife & daughter.
*Chased & menaced Officer Eugene Goodman thru halls of Congress.
Social-media platform Parler says it informed the FBI of violent content before the Capitol insurrection. wsj.com/articles/parle… via @WSJ
New video shows Texas state Rep. Kyle Biedermann near steps of U.S. Capitol as rioters clashed with officers. ksat.com/news/local/202…
*James “Les” Little of Claremont NC has been arrested in the Capitol riot.
*Text msg: ”We just took over the Capital!…We are stopping treason!”
*Told agents he was “caught up in the moment.” (But admitted to fist-bumping other rioters.)
*Appeals court gives "Zip-Tie Guy” & his Mom another shot at pre-trial freedom in Capitol insurrection.
*Court ruled that earlier decisions failed to articulate why Eric Munchel & Lisa Eisenhart posed a threat to the community.
*For now, they stay in jail.
So somehow this photo of the Capitol riot suspect's arsenal of weapons wasn’t an adequate articulation of his potential threat to the community. nypost.com/2021/01/22/zip…

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26 Mar
*France health officials say dentist & vets should administer vaccine.
*Germany could see up to 100,000 new cases/day, expert warns.
*Australia: First locally acquired case in a week.
*Poland reports new record of daily cases.
In scathing attack on President Bolsonaro, Former Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says nation’s 300,000 COVID19 deaths represent “biggest genocide” in its history. barrons.com/news/brazil-vi…
Brazil hits record 100,000 #coronavirus cases in a day, piling new pressure on President Bolsonaro. reuters.com/article/uk-hea…
Read 4 tweets
25 Mar
*Judge releases UCLA student Christian Secor pending trial.
*Prosecutors argued he’s a threat to the community.
*Search found mace, body armor & "ghost gun.” Suspect’s GoPro video showed him pointing an “AR-style rifle.”
*2 Oregon brothers, Matthew L. Klein, 24, & Jonathanpeter A. Klein, 21 are arrested in the Capitol riot.
*Prosecutor calls them “dangerous powder kegs.”
*Charges: Conspiracy, obstructing official proceeding, destruction of gov’t property.
*Proud Boys link.
*Another Florida man, Paul Rae of Largo, has been charged in the Capitol riot.
*Linked to Proud Boys.
*In search, agents found 7 firearms, 1,000 rounds of ammunition.
*Face heavy charges, including obstructing Congress.
*Free on bond; must surrender guns.
Read 4 tweets
24 Mar
*South Carolina man is expected to plead guilty to threating ex-prosecutor over info released about the Proud Boys.
*Capitol police riot shield & tactical gear were found in his home.
*Unclear why he wasn’t charged in riot.
postandcourier.com/columbia/5th-s… ImageImage
*Kari Dawn Kelley, an insurance adjuster from Mobile AL, has been charged in the Capitol riot.
*Climbed through shattered window to reach Senate wing.
*Face-Timed friend from middle of the mob.
*Charges: Unlawful entry; disorderly conduct.
extremism.gwu.edu/sites/g/files/… ImageImageImage
New videos obtained by the @nytimes show how Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was attacked with bear spray. nytimes.com/interactive/20… Image
Read 7 tweets
24 Mar
Dear God. Image
On Brazil’s deadliest day so far in the Pandemic, President Bolsonaro goes on television to tell his people that everything is fine and that they would soon be able to resume their normal lives.

Brazilians respond with cries of “Murderer!” and “Liar!”

theguardian.com/world/2021/mar… Image
Read 5 tweets
20 Mar
Florida Democrats are demanding a special election after a former GOP State Senator was arrested for allegedly tampering with vote last year. thehill.com/homenews/campa…
The allegations in this Florida GOP scam are nuts:
*Ex-Sen. Frank Artiles allegedly paid 40 grand to auto parts dealer to run as no-party candidate.
*Sham candidate had the same surname as incumbent Dem.
*Scam was aimed at confusing voters. And it worked.
Perhaps Gov. DeSantis or Rep. Gaetz have some thoughts they would like to share about election integrity in Florida.
Read 9 tweets
19 Mar
Paris prepares for new 4-week lockdown starting at midnight today. theguardian.com/world/live/202…
UK PK Boris Johnson to receive AstraZeneca vaccine as he reassures public over safety. theguardian.com/world/live/202…
France, Germany and other countries resume use of AstraZeneca vaccine after regulators waved away concerns about potential blood clots. theguardian.com/world/live/202…
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