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‘We did not do enough': Acting Capitol Police chief apologizes for security failure

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The acting Capitol Police chief on Tuesday apologized to Congress for the security failures at the complex the day of the deadly Jan. 6 riots, acknowledging in an extraordinary statement that the department “failed to meet its own high standards as well as yours.”
During a closed-door briefing with the House Appropriations Committee, Yogananda D. Pittman, the acting head of the U.S. Capitol Police, said the department was outmanned and unprepared for the attack. She also admitted that a Capitol police board denied a request on Jan. 4 for additional support from the National Guard. It...
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Capitol Police chief offers ‘sincerest apologies' to Congress for Capitol riot

Capitol Police chief offers ‘sincerest apologies' to Congress for Capitol riot

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The acting head of US Capitol Police apologized to Congress Tuesday for security failures during the Jan. 6 siege, which she characterized as a “terrorist attack” involving tens of thousands of “insurrectionists,” testimony shows.
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