After pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago, state and local law enforcement began surrounding California’s Capitol. Despite the preparation for violence, none occurred.
Become a Supporter
Become a Supporter
Stories related to: Trump Insurrection
January 17, 2021
Things remained quiet at California’s Capitol Sunday, despite the FBI warning of possible "armed protests." However, law enforcement isn’t letting its guard down and will maintain a heavy presence around the Capitol this week.
January 13, 2021 | Nicole Nixon
Central Valley Republican David Valadao was one of the 10 GOP House members — and the only from California — who crossed party lines to support impeaching President Donald Trump Wednesday.
January 13, 2021
The next step in the process is transmitting the article of impeachment to the Senate, then preparation for a Senate trial. But Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will not consent to bringing the Senate back earlier than Jan. 19.
But the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump extremists in Washington D.C. raises difficult questions about whether the state building is vulnerable to a similar attack.
January 7, 2021
Lawmakers on Wednesday blocked objections to President-elect Joe Biden's election win in Arizona and Pennsylvania Wednesday evening, paving the way for Congress to formalize Biden's victory.
January 6, 2021 | Chris Nichols
Numerous videos, photographs and eye-witness accounts show supporters of President Trump, and not antifa activists, breaking into the U.S. Capitol.
January 6, 2021
Pro-Trump extremists halted lawmakers as they counted the Electoral College ballots for President-elect Joe Biden.
While violent supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, individuals in Sacramento did not breach the statehouse or engage in widespread violence.