DC Fencing to Be Removed After Capitol Police Admit No ‘Credible Threat’


Acting House Sergeant-at-Arms Timothy Blodgett issued a memo on Friday announcing that the Capitol architect and the U.S. Capitol Police together “will remove the outer perimeter fencing around the Capitol complex sooner than initially anticipated.”

CNN reported that the move could come as early as this weekend, said Blodgett. The man told lawmakers that “there does not exist a known, credible threat against Congress or the Capitol Complex that warrants the temporary security fencing.”

The exercise in political theatrics was anticipated to last until the fall of this year. Without a boogeyman, apparently people who aren’t covetous of power made the decision to end the charade.

Following the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, which was an ugly day in this country’s history — no matter which side of the political aisle you sit on — that fencing was erected around the building complex’s perimeter.

Democrats and other opportunists seized upon the building incursion to achieve their political ends. Washington, D.C. became a militarized zone filled with troops sleeping in parking garages while people who wanted to view the beauty of our nation’s capital instead saw an area that looked like Baghdad.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was essentially given what appeared to be her own private army while politicians demanded a physical barrier to protect them — as they’ve simultaneous denied the rest of us border security and a wall.

Read more…

Comments are closed.