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DC Mayor’s Working Group Calls On Federal Government To ‘Remove, Relocate, Or Contextualize’ The Washington Monument

A working group commissioned by Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser recommended Monday that the Washington Monument and other famous statues be removed, relocated or contextualized because of their “disqualifying histories.” The District of Columbia Facilities and Commemorative Expressions (DCFACES) said in a report Monday that it was tasked with evaluating whether statues and memorials in the city should be removed ...

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DC Mayor, U.S. Attorney’s Office Clash Over Prosecuting Rioters

The U.S. Attorney’s office and Democratic DC Mayor Muriel Bowser clashed Monday after Bowser said the U.S. Attorney’s office has been “reluctant” to prosecute DC rioters. Police Chief Peter Newsham backed Bowser’s comments at the same press conference, indicating that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has been unusually uncooperative. The U.S. Attorney’s Office called Bowser’s accusation “patently false” and said it ...

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National Parks Service Approves 50,000-Person March On Washington, Will Not Enforce Masks, Social Distancing

A permit for the 57th March on Washington shows that organizers anticipate 50,000 attendees in Washington, D.C. NPS spokesman Mike Litterst told the Daily Caller News Foundation that NPS will not “require nor enforce” social distancing or the use of masks, though NPS encourages using both measures to avoid spreading the coronavirus.  “While the National Park Service strongly encourages social ...

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DC Police Reveal Why They Arrested Teens Writing Pro-Life Messages In Chalk

The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department arrested two students Saturday morning for defacing property after they wrote pro-life messages in chalk, MPD told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Students for Life of America and the Frederick Douglass Foundation had planned to write the words “BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER” on the sidewalk outside an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. Saturday morning ...

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One Dead, Eight Wounded In DC ‘Targeted Shooting’: Police

A man was killed and eight others, including a woman, were wounded in a Sunday afternoon attack in Washington D.C., which police said was likely a “targeted shooting.” The attack, which occurred before 5 p.m., was perpetrated by three men who shot into a small gathering of people standing in the street, said Peter Newsham, chief of the Metropolitan Police ...

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House Passes Bill To Make DC A State

The House of Representatives passed a bill Friday that would make Washington, D.C., a state amid increasing congressional support for the nation’s capital to be granted statehood. The “Washington, D.C. Admission Act,” which had 227 Democratic cosponsors, was originally introduced by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C.’s nonvoting at-large representative in Congress, in October of last year. It passed Friday 232-180 without any Republican ...

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DC Mayor Tells Residents To Stay Home For 4th Of July, Promotes Black Lives Matter Gatherings

Democratic Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser told residents to spend the 4th of July at home, despite encouraging Black Lives Matter (BLM) gatherings that took to the streets en masse amid the coronavirus outbreak. “Just because there are going to be fireworks downtown — doesn’t mean I have to go,” Bowser said in a press conference Thursday. She said she ...

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Video Appears To Show Protesters Launching Bricks, Glass At Police Outside White House

The U.S. Park Police clashed with rioters in Lafayette Square outside of the White House late in May, according to video footage. The U.S. Department of the Interior released the footage titled “US Park Police Assaulted During Violent Protest in Lafayette Park” on Wednesday. Protests have been occurring in the wake of the death of George Floyd, who died May ...

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Monday Night Protests Were Widely Peaceful In Washington, DC

Protesters were widely peaceful Monday night in Washington, D.C. — a contrast to rioting and violence that occurred Saturday and Sunday, the Daily Caller News Foundation found. Police efforts to contain the protests were organized, and they employed similar tactics to deescalate the scenes behind Lafayette Square, where chaos and defacing of monuments had taken place on previous nights. Behind ...

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Rioters Vandalize WWII Memorial, DC Monuments

Several monuments on the National Mall were vandalized Saturday night during protests in Washington, D.C., that turned into riots. Activists set cars on fire and looted businesses in the nation’s capitol as rioters protested the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a Minneapolis, Minnesota, police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, video of the ...

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Washington, DC: The Latest To Be Put Under Stay-At-Home Order

The mayor of Washington, D.C., joining a growing number of leaders across the country, issued a stay-at-home order for the entire city amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday afternoon issued a stay-at-home order for the District of Columbia, reinforcing a previous direction for residents to only leave their home for essential activities. The order came the same ...

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‘ESSENTIAL TRAVEL ONLY’: DC Metro Announces Major Service Shutdowns

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced major service shutdowns Tuesday to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic response. WMATA announced that taking into account “urgent” public guidance from regional leaders, “along with emergency orders to cancel events, close schools and offices, and limit social gatherings across the nation,” the metro service will be further reduced on both bus and rail. ...

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DC Priest With Coronavirus Gave Communion To More Than 500

A Washington, D.C., priest has been diagnosed with the coronavirus after attending church services attended by more than 500 people. All services at Christ Church, Georgetown have been suspended. “I can now confirm that I am the individual who tested positive for the Coronavirus,” Rev. Timothy Cole said in a March 8 statement. A priest in Washington, D.C. has been ...

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Report: U.S. Army Involved in Secret D.C. Operation that Began Last Year

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Those living in the Washington, D.C. area might actually have seen an increase in black helicopter activity recently as Army soldiers and helicopters have been involved in a secret operation in that area since late last year, according to a report from Bloomberg. The mission was revealed when the Army sent Congress a document that requested to move $2.5 billion ...

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Watch: July 4th ‘Salute to America’

Watch the full program in the nation’s capital as the 2019 “Salute to America” pays tribute to America and her military service members. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily News and some content syndicated through CDN is available for re-publication without charge under the Creative Commons license. Visit our syndication page for details and requirements.

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