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Capitol Police Inspector General verifies what we observed at January 6 attack

J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / April 16, 2021 – An internal US Capitol Police report confirms what the Center reported on its website three months ago: That the Capitol Police were unprepared, poorly organized, and poorly commanded before the January 6 attack. This follows an FBI assistant director’s sworn testimony to

House Armed Services Committee leaders agree: Military around US Capitol ‘not warranted’ now

J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / March 12, 2021 – The militarized presence around the US Capitol is “not warranted” any more due to lack of a credible threat, the chairman and ranking member of the House Armed Security Committee said in a joint statement. Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and Mike Rogers

FBI tells Senate that Waller’s early analysis of organized cadres at Capitol riot is consistent with Bureau’s findings

Center for Security Policy / March 5, 2021 – A top FBI official affirmed the eyewitness account of a Center for Security Policy senior analyst about the organized cadres responsible for attacking the US Capitol on January 6. FBI Assistant Director Jill Sanborn told a Senate investigative panel that FBI findings “definitely” and “absolutely” comport

Senator Johnson tells the New York Times why he relied on Waller’s account of Capitol riot

Center for Security Policy / March 7, 2021 – The New York Times grilled Senator Ron Johnson about why he relied on a Center for Security Policy analyst’s eyewitness account of events leading up to the January 6 riot at the US Capitol. The Wisconsin Republican, who chaired the Senate Homeland Security Committee until earlier

No, Sen. Ron Johnson Didn’t Promote A ‘Conspiracy Theory’ About The Capitol Riot

J Michael Waller / The Federalist / March 1, 2021 – “Facts are stubborn things,” John Adams famously said as the lawyer defending the British soldiers involved in the 1770 Boston Massacre, “and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”

Pelosi has blocked answers to questions about lack of security at Capitol on January 6

J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / February 16, 2021 – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi finds herself in a tight spot as more lawmakers question why she has not information about her apparent refusal to permit requested security to defend the US Capitol on January 6. Those questions parallel observations that the Center