Officer Michael Fanone, who was injured defending the Capitol on Jan. 6, tells CNN’s Don Lemon about his interaction with GOP..
Capital city of the United States
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or just Washington, is the capital city of the United States. It is located on the Potomac River bordering Maryland and Virginia. The city was named for George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father, and the federal district is named after Columbia, a female personification of the nation. As the seat of the U.S. federal government and several international organizations, the city is an important world political capital. It is one of the most visited cities in the U.S., seeing over 20 million visitors in 2016.
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A bipartisan U.S. Senate report said Capitol Police did not take seriously warnings of potential violence ahead of the deadly riot..
The family of George Floyd visits Washington DC on the anniversary of his death to mourn with President Joe Biden and prod Congress..