Politics

The House closes for business

There will be no business done in the U.S. House of Representatives today. The chamber is closed because of fears that QAnon conspiracy theorists — who believe that March 4 is the real presidential inauguration date — may storm the Capitol in a bid to restore former President Donald Trump to power.

“We have obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday, March 4,” the Capitol Police said in a statement. “We are taking the intelligence seriously.”

The Capitol is still surrounded by barbed wire fences, and remains protected by hundreds of National Guard troops, but the memories of the violent Jan.

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theweek.com

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