US Capitol Protests


There will be heightened security at the state Capitol as the Michigan Legislature opens its 2021-2022 session tomorrow (WED).

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After Wednesday’s insurrection of the US Capitol, police are facing criticism for their response to Black Lives Matter protests, compared to movements in support of President Trump. Officials in Detroit are defending their actions.

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Following the insurrection at the US Capitol – the political will of Republicans to obstruct the Electoral College count largely evaporated. The acceptance of Michigan’s election went somewhat smoothly.