WASHINGTON (WFLA) – Eight months after the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol, fencing will be put back up around the building ahead of a planned weekend rally.
United States Capitol Police released a statement Monday on “concerning online chatter” about the demonstration planned for Sept. 18. According to the Associated Press, the rally is being organized by Matt Braynard, a former campaign strategist for President Donald Trump who has been focusing attention on what he calls the “prisoners” being unfairly prosecuted for their involvement in the Jan. 6 riot.
While the AP reports the anticipated crowd size and intensity of the planned rally are not yet clear, Capitol Police say they’re prepared.
“We are here to protect everyone’s First Amendment right to peacefully protest,” Chief Tom Manger said. “I urge anyone who is thinking about causing trouble to stay home. We will enforce the law and not tolerate violence.”
The Capitol Police Board approved a plan Monday to temporarily put up a fence around the Capitol. Fencing was first put up after the Jan. 6 riot, but was taken down in July.
“Yes, the fence will go up a day or two before [the rally] and, if everything goes well, it’ll go down come down very soon after,” Manger said.
The board also issued an emergency declaration last week that’s set to go into effect around the time of the demonstration. Police explain the declaration will allow the department to “deputize outside law enforcement officers as Unites States Capitol Police Special Officers.”
“We want to reassure everyone these are temporary measures to ensure everyone’s safety,” Chief Manger added. “We are extremely grateful for the support we continue to receive from the local community and our Congressional stakeholders as we carry out our critical mission.”
According to Capitol Police, planning meetings have been held throughout the last month in preparation for the upcoming demonstration.
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One is definitely behind enemy lines when they put up fences to protect themselves from their employers.
If you need 25,000 armed soldiers and razor wire fences to protect you and your inauguration from the people.
Then you probably were NOT Elected BY the People.
The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States an estimated 300,000 to 600,000 people attended the public ceremony held on Friday, January 20, 2017, at the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. and there were NO armed soldiers or fencing required.
And these hypocrite tried to humiliate Trump when Secret Service, whose primary Directive is the life and safety of the President, ordered him and his family into the bunker when the “peaceful protesters”of Antifaux breach the White House grounds,threatening to enter the Capitol Buildings. They set fire to the Church and trashed the area ( as they always do).
He was in the bunker a reported three hours until the Service and Capitol Police cleared them enough to safely release him.
Of course the Left went nuts. Claiming how he cowardly scrambled for his safety, and weeks, months, even a year later, trying to exaggerate how long he was in there. Some saying he was spending all of his time there when not making personal appearances.
And after the relatively minor incident on Jan 6, terrified Leftist Congress barbwired the Capitol Grounds and had an army of National Guardsmen stationed around to protect them from the vicious and murderous Far Right Insurrectionists.
And now this!
Pft. Who are the cowards, I ask you. Yeah, dictators are always really cowards.
Which is why they are working overtime, to try and DISARM WE the people…
I wonder. IF city after city, PUT UP THIS AMOUNT of barbed wire, to prevent all those antifa/blm riots, HOW MUCH THE MEDIA and left, would be SCREAMING “HOW dare you cramp down on their freedom to protest”?!?
“When The Government Fears The People, There Is Liberty, When The People Fear The Government , There Is Tyranny . “
If you go there, don’t put your hands through and feed the monkeys.
PIty we can’t make that fencing a PERMANENT WALL< AND SEAL DC IN!
Sonof Thunder, – Do you infer that the Washington Politicians Are Animals and are a dangerous punch of Animals??- Will turn on their own, dog eat dog?
God help us if they ever make Washington DC a state. It seems like the liberal/socialists are doing everything they can to cause that second American revolution to happen. Should they cause that to happen, they just might get a surprise from the American citizens.
Gus, folks on the right, have been saying “THe 2nd revolution is coming” literally since obama won office..
I STILL SEE NO evidence that it is going to ever happen. Just keyboard warriors, pontificating about it.
The democrat elite have always showed their disdain for the Working man and their families The only difference now os that the democrats ore more open and bold in their hatred for the common Man. The democrats have a name for the working class like, ” as Hillary Clinton called the working class. ,A Basket Full pf Deplorables or as Joe Biden called the workin class, ” the Dreggs of Society , but to haear the democrat politicians tell it, they’re for the oppressed.
Which makes you wonder, WHY SO MANY Of those ‘working class fools”, STILL VOTE for the dems.. Do they really suffer from that much Stockholme syndrome?
These liberal “victims” are reminiscent of the floozies who rip their own dresses and scream “rape!”
It would be nice to be a fence contractor in DC – imagine how rich you would be by now!! Of course you would have to be related or connected in order to have been prepared with the miles of fencing that is required for that project.
They are just setting the stage for much more of their FICTIONAL DRAMA ! It will be interesting to hear what B.S. they come up with.
Democrats are scared, they need to have their safe space so they don’t have to confront the real problems facing the country, most of which the created. Don’t worry, the leftist operatives are hard at work devising ways to subvert what will be a peaceful gathering into Insurrection 2!
And what’s the bet, there will be a planned mass shooting as part of it, TO HELP THEM PUSH through yet MORE gun grabbing laws…
Yes, just like they’ve exempted themselves from the experimental gene therapy that will adversely affect them for the rest of their lives. Just like they exempted themselves from Obozocare, too. And just think, we PAY these people to treat us like this. Remarkable!!
More and more, i’d just LOVE TO see every tax paying american, GO ON STRIKE.
At least the young lady AOC will feel safe. And she can still campaign to “Tax the Rich”/. POS.
I was edited. The three starts should read Pease of Shoot.
These elites have nothing elite about themselves. They are just 2 bit wannabe dictators that are really cowards.