The @CapitolPolice Inspector General has made devastating findings about the intelligence capabilities of the force.

These findings matter, not only to protect the Capitol, but because the progs are using the Jan 6 attack as an excuse to build a huge domestic spying capability.
2) @CapitolPolice IG: "We also identified intelligence related deficiencies with the Department’s organizational structure, training, professional standards, internal controls, and capability to effectively collect, process, and disseminate intelligence information.”
3) "Despite the inspector general’s findings, Capitol Police officials have defended their intelligence operations at public hearings," @rollcall reports. Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman oversaw the Intelligence & Interagency Coordination Division. She is inept and has to go.
4) The Inspector General says that the @CapitolPolice did not conduct its own open-source intelligence (OSINT) to protect the Capitol, failed to integrate warnings from @DHSgov and @FBI, wrote threat assessments that conflicted with themselves, and minimized the Jan 6 threats.
5) These failures and more became systematized over the years. Protective security of the Capitol was never a priority.

The buck stops with the Democrat and Republican leaders of the House and Senate, and specific committee chairmen. They have the oversight and authority.

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