WSJ: "The rioters—some carrying nooses, bats, pipes, chemical irritants and zip ties that can be used to handcuff people—were feet or seconds away from the lawmakers they sought to confront..."
@brianstelter Why no guns? They seem like the gun-toters. Who put the word out?
@brianstelter This detail got to me. "Mr. Maloney urged Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.), whose face was well-known from his role as lead prosecutor in Mr. Trump’s impeachment trial last year, to move to the head of the line to lessen the chance of being spotted. Mr. Schiff declined to do so."
@brianstelter Let’s learn some lessons and take some fresh precautions, shall we?
But my rights!
@brianstelter "The rioters'? For the last 4 years you and the rest of the media told us they are protesters
@brianstelter And Republicans are currently complaining about the tyrannical installation of metal detectors, whose purpose is to prevent them from bringing guns, knives, and other weapons into Congress to aid in their next insurrection.