Senate seeks explanation for lacking security amid deadly US Capitol attack
On Wednesday, March 3, national security officials testified in the second Senate hearing on the deadly Jan. 6 attack, which is being held in an effort to better understand why security officials were ill-prepared for the insurrection despite intelligence identifying the potential for violence at the Capitol. AdDuring the first Senate hearing on the insurrection, former security officials testified that bad intelligence was to blame for the failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the pro-Trump mob. Far more advanced security measures were in place during the largely peaceful civil justice protests last year, compared to the lack of security measures in place for the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol attack. AdOn Wednesday, the Senate appointed a new sergeant at arms after former official Michael Stenger resigned after the riot. Members of the Three Percenters were among the extremists who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Neo-Nazis reportedly planned fortified, white nationalist compound in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
A screenshot of a picture uploaded to social media by former The Base leader Justen Watkins in an effort to threaten a podcast host. The former leader of a neo-Nazi terrorist group was reportedly planning to establish a heavily armed, white nationalist community in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. AdIn the chats obtained by VICE, Watkins reportedly claimed he was going to purchase and occupy land in the U.P., and planned to establish a community of like-minded extremists. I already got a guy up there ... We are already training every single day,” Watkins reportedly said in the group chat. AdRelated: Militias in Michigan: A troubling presence dating back decadesPreviously: Leader of neo-Nazi white supremacist group arrested in Michigan