Far-right extremists threaten to ‘blow up the Capitol’ during Biden’s State of the Union, security official testifies

Plans to “blow up” the U.S. Capitol during President Joe Biden’s yet-to-be scheduled State of the Union address in hopes of killing as many members of Congress “as possible” remains a credible threat, a top security official told lawmakers Thursday. Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman made the disturbing revelation in testimony before the House Appropriations Committee while justifying the need for keeping strict security measures in place at the Capitol in the wake of the deadly pro-Trump attack on Jan. 6. “We know members of the militia groups that were present on Jan. 6 have state…

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