Trucker convoy heads for DC as Pentagon OKs request to deploy National Guard

A convoy of truckers opposed to COVID-19 mandates set off on a planned cross-country drive from Southern California to the Washington DC area Wednesday as the Pentagon approved a request to deploy approximately 700 unarmed National Guard troops ahead of the group’s expected arrival. About two dozen trucks and a number of other vehicles hit the road from the Mojave Desert town of Adelanto as part of … Continue reading Trucker convoy heads for DC as Pentagon OKs request to deploy National Guard

Woman shot inside Capitol has died

A woman who was shot inside the Capitol has died, several law enforcement officials confirmed to NBC News Wednesday. Police earlier confirmed that one person was shot by law enforcement inside the U.S. Capitol building but officials did not know details regarding the circumstances of the shooting. Several other people, including a police officer, were injured and transported to a hospital after a mob overtook … Continue reading Woman shot inside Capitol has died

Pentagon approves DC mayor’s request to deploy National Guard for upcoming demonstrations

Washington (CNN)Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Monday approved a request from the mayor of Washington to deploy DC National Guard forces to the city to support local authorities during pro-Trump demonstrations scheduled in the city this week, a defense official told CNN. Mayor Muriel Bowser made the request Thursday in a letter addressed to Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, the commanding general of the DC National Guard, … Continue reading Pentagon approves DC mayor’s request to deploy National Guard for upcoming demonstrations

Amazon Bringing New Concept Grocery Stores to DC Area

Imagine walking into a store, grabbing what you want off the shelves, putting the items right into your bag and then walking out — no checkout lines required! Amazon has made that a reality with its Amazon Go convenience stores. You may have seen them if you’ve recently traveled to New York, San Francisco or Chicago. Now Amazon is taking the concept to the next … Continue reading Amazon Bringing New Concept Grocery Stores to DC Area