Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows put the National Guard on standby to protect Trump rioters, not the Capitol.
The Pentagon is set to approve extending the National Guard’s deployment in Washington, D.C. for another 60 days. Final details are still being worked out, but Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to sign off on the extension, according to department officials.
The Capitol Police have asked the National Guard to continue to provide security at the United States Capitol for another 60 days. The Pentagon is reviewing the proposal, The Associated Press has confirmed.
President Donald Trump, who has weathered criticism for deciding to use tear gas to clear peaceful protesters for a photo-op in front of St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C., doubled down on the decision, writing on Twitter that the National Guard “could hardly believe how easy it was” to follow his order.
Instead of ignoring the paranoid Texans, or telling them to grow up, Texas Governor Greg Abbott incited more distrust by ordering a Texas militia to keep the real U.S. military under a watchful eye to prevent any violations of the Constitution and Texans' liberties.
America is not a civilized society and the concept of equality for all its citizens is exactly that; a concept. In fact, what America really has always been is a nation founded on the principles of apartheid, or the policy of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-whites.
Thousands of protesters in 170 American cities participated in rallies and marches Tuesday night to not only show their solidarity with Ferguson protesters, but to also display their outrage at the racial injustice apparent in the nation's broken legal system.
A St. Louis County grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown.
CNN reported late Thursday evening that sources close to Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson confirm that Wilson is in the last stages of negotiating his resignation from the Ferguson police department.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon held a press conference near St. Louis Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans surrounding Ferguson in the wake of the upcoming grand jury decision regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
K.C. Massey, a member of a militia that 'patrols' the Texas border, met with and posed for photos with Texas Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbot just four days before his arrest on illegal weapons charges.
A gun rights activist from Ohio plans to lead a march through downtown St. Louis on Saturday afternoon. The walk through the heart of the downtown area will start at 1 PM local time and consist of other open carry enthusiasts.
Freedom Industries knew the 70 to 80 year-old tanks were in desperate need of replacement and did not want to spend the money to repair them because regulations did not require them to.