Security concerns prompt House to cancel floor votes for the rest of the week

The Nancy Pelosi-led U.S. House of Representatives was forced to cancel votes slated for late this week due to security concerns, Fox News reported.

“We have obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday, March 4,” read a statement released Wednesday by the U.S. Capitol Police.

“We have already made significant security upgrades to include establishing a physical structure and increasing manpower to ensure the protection of Congress, the public and our police officers,” the statement added.

The Capitol Police went on: “Our Department is working with our local, state, and federal partners to stop any threats to the Capitol. We are taking the intelligence seriously. Due to the sensitive nature of this information, we cannot provide additional details at this time.”

“Mental scar tissue”

According to Fox, the House had been slated to vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Thursday, but the vote was moved up to Wednesday afternoon in light of the reported threats.

All further votes for the week have been canceled, Fox noted.

Interestingly, the Senate is expected to remain in session, moving forward with plans to hold a vote on the $1.9 trillion coronavirus package supported by President Joe Biden. But sources told Fox that House leadership was concerned about “mental scar tissue among members and staff” stemming from the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill.

Security has been a controversial issue in Washington after House Speaker Pelosi insisted that thousands of National Guard troops remain at the Capitol after President Biden’s inauguration, as Fox reported separately.

“Troublemakers” in Washington

Fox also reported Thursday that United States Capitol Police are requesting that the Guardsmen remain in the district for an additional two months, albeit in fewer numbers.

“The issue about the National Guard is one that will be made by the Capitol Police and the police board and the rest,” Pelosi said at a recent press conference in response to a reporter’s question on the matter.

“I’m not in a position to respond to that,” she added, according to Fox. “But we should have them here as long as they are needed.”

Pelosi also rejected claims that she was giving in to extremists by canceling this week’s votes, insisting: “I don’t think anybody should take any encouragement that because some troublemakers might show up that we changed our whole schedule.”

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    1. So how does she explain the fact that nothing happened? She’s not even a good liar. Almost everyone knows her antics. What a loser!

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  2. Pelosi knows she doesn’t have the votes yet, ie. cancel voting until she can do some arm-twisting. If all the capitol police and 5000 national guardsmen can’t protect the House Reps., this country is in real trouble !
    Paul

  3. Pigousy just ha a guilty conscience from all her childish actions. Sitting there on an approval rating rock bottom whatever happens she deserves it and she knows it. On Mad Maine’s terms get.in her face and tell her she is not welcome anywhere……etc.

  4. So what’s new about this, Pelosi had all of house reps out over covid concerns except when she needed to be reelected house speaker. Then it didn’t matter if you were positive or under quarantine you had to be there. Its all about Pelosi and what she wants.

  5. Pelosi has become a creature of hate and distrust the quicker we can kick this woman out along with Schumer the better it will be.

  6. WDC is the number one target for our enemies nuclear tip missiles. What have you done to protect the capital ?
    All the fencing, cops and troops will not protect your stupid a$$ from a sea launched nuclear missile.

  7. Piglosi is up to something! That is why she wants the guard troops there, it sounds like more b.s. from her! She is a sleazy old bag, will do anything she can for more power. She MUST be removed from congress, SHE is the enemy in the house! So what is she up to now? NO GOOD as usual! Impeached her now!!!!!!! Or—- maybe her ANTIFA and BLM friends are coming to collect their pay offs for the capitol riot, and she won’t pay up??

  8. As much garbage as these “people” are pulling on Americans I can see why they need the fence and the guards !!! THEY ARE TRYANTS GONE WILD !!! THEY NEED TO BE CAPTURED LIKE WILD ANIMALS AND PUT IN CAGES !!!!

  9. Pelosi needs to be put completely out of our government. She has gone crazy. She should be impeached A.S.A.P. She is trying to make the democratic party the number one in out government which it should not be. Our constitution is not set up that way and never will be.

  10. Nutty Nancy is not scared for her life. She is scared of a prison sentence! She should be. The swamp would throw her under the bus in a minute to save their own skin.

  11. Is it her shadow? She is so filled with fear and governs every actions on her emotions and false imagined thinking. As my grandmother use to say “scared of her own shadow.” She is making all these laws to destroy us American to try to protect herself. Today they voted to defund the police, don’t protect American citizens. They have been so busy brainwashing us with false allegations and made imaginary stories up against police and media pushes it and never corrected. She pushed how the policeman was killed on the 6th and his family said he died of a stroke. If she thought he was killed by attack then why defund the police? Why not give them more protection and rights. They are to go to these riots and not use force or anything of real harm to protect themselves and good people that may be there. They are there to not let the riot spread beyond where it is and not stop it.

  12. There’s more protection in Washington than at the borders… quit being a bunch of fricking babies… do your job and get back to work.

    If not. We expect that you are of course taking this as “unpaid leave of absence “???

  13. All of the comments about Pelosi listed her “good” points, now for her bad points….shucks, not enough memory in this computer.

  14. Just more BS by the dems to make it ALL sound like Trump’s whities are the problem. Heard that lying Wray the other day say there is NO evidence that antifa and BLM caused any violence. Someone needs to show this useless human being the door. I really have a hard time believing thay there are no dedicated agents that will speak up.

  15. send all

    send all National Guard home and take down the Fence and to protect the White House remove all Democrats and that will make Washington safe again. Biden and his cohorts are fast destroying America.

  16. “The issue about the National Guard is one that will be made by the Capitol Police and the police board and the rest,” Pelosi said at a recent press conference in response to a reporter’s question on the matter.”
    Pelosi is the ONE in CHARGE of CAPITAL POLICE. She is the TOP person in charge.

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