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Washington Monument Closed Thru Jan 24 Due To "Credible Threats" To Disrupt Biden Inauguration

As no less than 6,000 National Guard troops arrive in the Washington Metropolitan Area within the next 24 hours to beef up security around the US Capitol complex, moments ago the National Parks Service said that it was “temporarily” closing the Washington Monument and other public spaces in DC due to “credible threats to visitors…

Washington "One-China" Policy Dead As Pompeo Lifts Restrictions On US-Taiwan Relations

The embattled Trump administration has just nuked the decades long US recognition of the “One China” policy status quo in what surely constitutes the biggest shot across Beijing’s bow after months of anti-China escalation. Despite the globe’s attention focused on the Capitol protest chaos and Democrats readying a charge to impeach under Pelosie, Secretary of State…

Trump Supporters Swarm Governor's Mansion In Washington State

On Wednesday afternoon, supporters of President Trump breached the gates at the Governor’s Mansion in Olympia, Washington.  According to local news KING 5, “hundreds of protesters gained access to the property, with flags, signs, and megaphones.”  KING 5 reporters were on scene and confirmed Gov. Jay Inslee was home as protesters, some armed, were at…

Washington D.C. Bans Guns, Calls Up National Guard Ahead Of Pro-Trump Election Protests

By Tyler Durden On Sunday, the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department posted notices prohibiting firearms in the downtown district ahead of the pro-Trump protest beginning on Wednesday, according to Fox 5. The notice states that a firearms ban went into effect on Monday and will last through Thursday. “All firearms prohibited within 1000 feet of this…

Proud Boys Leader Arrested In Washington Ahead Of Wednesday Protest Rally

The leader of the Proud Boys, the group that has vocally supported President Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results, was arrested on Monday on charges of destruction of property after he arrived in Washington to protest the congressional certification of the election later this week, the NYT and WaPo reported. The chairman of the…

“Don’t Be A Sheep”: Washington Sheriff Voices Support For Restaurant Facing Shutdown, $100K Fine

By Tyler Durden One Lewis County, Washington Sheriff has had enough.  Sheriff Rob Snaza posted an interview to Facebook on December 23, where he questioned the science behind closing dining in Lewis County and voiced his support for a local restaurant that is in the midst of a standoff with the Governor. Spiffy’s Restaurant in…

"Don't Be A Sheep": Washington Sheriff Voices Support For Restaurant Facing Shutdown, $100K Fine

One Lewis County, Washington, Sheriff has had enough.  Sheriff Rob Snaza posted an interview to Facebook on December 23, where he questioned the science behind closing dining in Lewis County and voiced his support for a local restaurant that is in the midst of a standoff with the Governor.  Spiffy’s Restaurant in Lewis County, Washington, is…

Dollar Drops As Gold & Crypto Pop On Fed Flop, Washington Slop

Close to close prices hide what was a very noisy day in the markets with bonds, the dollar, and the broadest stock index flat-ish until some last minute malarkey. Headline hockey between The Fed “flop” – not delivering the QE Twist that so many had hoped for (but promising more will come) – and the…

“Washington Is Exhausted”: Swamp Gears Up For Post-Trump Power Orgy

Washington elites are breathing a sigh of relief, as power players on both sides of the aisle gear up for ‘business as usual’ following a four-year disruption in swamp-activities – thanks to one Donald J. Trump, whose perhaps prematurely anticipated departure from the Oval Office has the DC establishment licking their chops. “The classic friendly-rivals…

Even If Biden Wins, President Trump’s Agenda Will Endure As Obama-Era Gridlock Returns To Washington

As of Thursday morning, Bloomberg, the Associated Press and others have Joe Biden standing on the brink of the 270 electoral votes he needs to clinch the presidency, although Donald Trump is not far behind – and could very well turn it around. Meanwhile, Republican lawyers have opened up legal fights to stop counting in…