A Capitol Police internal intelligence report from United States warned three days before the assault. The report indicates that the Congress could be the target of the followers of the outgoing president of the United States, Donald Trump.
“Supporters of the current president see January 6, 2021 as the last chance to annul the results of the presidential elections,” the document and The Washington Post stated.
The newspaper itself revealed a few days ago an internal report of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Who they had alerted a day before the assault. The alert indicated that a group of extremists was preparing to launch a “war” in Washington.
The Capitol was stormed on January 6
On January 6, the chambers of Congress were in session, together with the vice president Mike Pence, for certify the victory of Democrat Joe Biden as the new president of the United States. Biden will take office this Wednesday, January 20.
The information contradicts the statements of the head of the FBI’s Washington office, Steven D’Antuono, who contradicted that that agency had “no indication.” However, the FBI office in Virginia alerted in a report of the plans of extremists. The plans included a map of the Capitol tunnels, along with various threats against the building.
“A thread posted on the internet mentions specific calls for violence. Congress has to listen to breaking glass, doors that were kicked open and blood spilled from their BLM and Pantifa slave soldiers, “the report said.
The acronym BLM is a reference to the anti-racism activists of ‘Black Lives Matter’. Pantifa is a derogatory allusion to the left-wing Antifa movement.
Joe Biden and the inauguration
On Friday the US capital was shielded, awaiting the transfer of command. Joe Biden’s inauguration It will be next Wednesday, January 20 with various security measures for fear of another outbreak of violence.
So it will become the 46th President of the United States. Due to the coronavirus, it has been decided to make a smaller ceremony with members of Congress and senators. Donald Trump will not attend the inauguration, as announced.