Monday, July 26

Fences

Capitol Hill, capitol police, Capitol Siege, Fences, Law Enforcement, Politics, Security

Remaining fencing erected around the US Capitol after the January 6 riot is set to be removed within days: AP

The remaining fencing that was erected around the US Capitol shortly after the January 6 riot is set to come down as soon as next week, according to The Associated Press.Three individuals close to the matter told the outlet that the US Capitol Police Board put into motion a plan to take down the fencing by July 9. The sources spoke to the Associated Press on the condition of anonymity and were unable to discuss any further details.The board, which conducts oversight over the police force, is composed of the sergeants at arms of the House and Senate and the Architect of the Capitol, according to The Associated Press.In March, the Capitol Police removed an outer fence that blocked off a large part of the area to cars and pedest...