Park Police Officers Worried That Chronic Understaffing Could Endanger The Public. Then The Capitol Riot Happened.
“People were screaming for help on the radio. It was pure chaos. It sounded like officers were constantly asking for help in certain areas and things were totally out of control,” one officer said.
Concerned the president might invoke the Insurrection Act to commandeer the city police, DC council members never expected an assault on the Capitol itself.
Members of Congress, union officials, and the DOJ have questioned how Capitol Police mishandled a violent mob that stormed through the Capitol on Wednesday.
BuzzFeed News spoke to 11 members of the Electoral College in swing states — including two Republicans — who do not buy the GOP’s baseless efforts to undermine Biden’s victory.
"Thank you. Just thank you for winning."
Pro-Trump demonstrators chanted to “stop the count” in Michigan, while in Arizona, armed supporters of the president yelled, “Count the votes!”
Some groups said they’re planning to watch the polls but would somehow remain “unseen,” while others said they didn’t want to impede the civic process and would stay home.
“Regardless of who wins, they’re concerned about rioting, attacks on their CEOs or their facilities.”
Yaron Oren-Pines promised 1,450 ventilators but never delivered. Six months later, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling it a “scam” and said law enforcement is investigating.
The system is “definitely not working like it's supposed to,” one contact tracing expert told BuzzFeed News.
Trump’s Fundraisers Brought Him Into Close Contact With Dozens In Two States Before He Announced He Had COVID-19
“Absolutely amazing day having my photo taken with the GOAT, President Trump!!!” one fundraiser attendee wrote on Instagram. Trump tested positive for the coronavirus hours later.
The Election Could Be In Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Hands. To Understand How He Got There, Look To His Wife.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s wife — now Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Canada — held public office long before he ever did. And just like her husband, her small government approach to governance brought chaos and disarray.
“A lot of people are getting hurt by this senseless act.”
We Received Documents Showing How The Feds Monitored BLM Protests. There Was Only One Mention Of White Supremacists.
Records obtained by BuzzFeed News show agents monitored protesters’ social media and braced for battle.
Derrick Ingram, a Black Lives Matter protester with the group Warriors in the Garden, livestreamed on Instagram dozens of police officers trying to enter his home. Hours later, police retreated without making any arrest.
An Executive Assistant Was Charged With Killing His Tech Entrepreneur Boss And Dismembering His Body
Tyrese Haspil was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree murder in Fahim Saleh's death.
A group of First Baptist Dallas choir and orchestra members contracted COVID-19 in the lead-up to Vice President Mike Pence’s visit on Sunday. An infectious disease expert called it “appalling.”
“I don’t know why they want to stop fireworks. They don’t last that long.”
When Sandy Schnaithman lost her mom to COVID-19, she wanted to know how many other residents at her mother's assisted living facility in New York had died —there wasn't an easy answer.