Senate Calls for Former Capitol Police Chief and Sergeants at Arms to Testify on Capitol Insurrection

The Senate has called for former Senate Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper Michael Stenger, former House Sergeant at Arms Paul D. Irving, former Chief of U.S. Capitol Police Steven Sund, and  Robert Contee, chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, to testify on the events of January 6, the day a group of former President Donald Trump‘s supporters breached the Capitol in a failed bid to overturn the election results. read more

Capitol Police Boosting Security Around Lawmakers After The Capitol Insurrection

The Capitol Police is boosting security around lawmakers in the wake of the Capitol insurrection, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press.

Timothy P. Blodgett, the acting sergeant at arms, wrote that “Capitol Police will be stationed at area airports and Washington’s Union Station on busy travel days,” the outlet reported. Additionally, the agency is setting up an online portal so lawmakers can notify them of their travel plans. read more