Schumer: Put Capitol Rioters On The “No-Fly” Listing | Video
Sen. Chuck Schumer held a press convention on Tuesday and referred to as for those who have been part of the riot on the U.S. Capitol ought to be added to the TSA’s “no-fly” checklist.
First on the no-fly, and we will attempt to be as fast as we will since you’re all collectively. So we all know that many stormed and breached the Capitol simply days in the past, after which they traveled afar. They have been on airplanes, and a few have been arrested once they arrived at airports. One particular person was arrested as far-off as Hawaii. And there are various examples of journey, and we’ve seen on-line and the authorities have seen on-line wishes to return again to Washington, and to go to different locations to trigger extra bother and extra violence.
(PROTESTORS HECKLE: TRAITOR! TREASON!)
SCHUMER: And there are various examples of this sort of journey. There are a lot of examples of this sort of journey. So right here we’re at present, and we’re involved about these folks getting again on airplanes and doing extra violence.
And so he–today, forward of a priority for–ahead of the priority for doable future assaults and with the regulation on our aspect, we’re to say that these insurrectionists, lots of whom are recognized to be at giant, shouldn’t be in a position to hop on a flight.
We’re today–we are right here at present as a result of the parents, the folks, the insurrectionists who breached the U.S. Capitol fall underneath the definition of threats to the homeland and ought to be instantly added to the TSA no-fly checklist.
We’re calling on the authorities, the FBI and TSA. Any of those that have been contained in the Capitol ought to be positioned on the no-fly checklist and never be allowed to fly as a result of any of those that have been contained in the Capitol shouldn’t be in a position to fly and ought to be positioned on the no-fly checklist.
We’re calling on the authorities, FBI, TSA, Division of Homeland Safety, to place them on the no-fly checklist instantly. Amidst the continued risk of future violence on-line, the federal authorities’s personal considerations, I spoke to Director Wray about this twice in the previous few days.
We can not permit these identical insurrectionists to get on a airplane and trigger extra violence and extra injury. These people are risk to the homeland as outlined by the law–the regulation permits this. And they need to be positioned on the no-fly checklist.
Look, the assault on our Capitol stays underneath energetic investigation. The scenario has many involved about the potential for one other assault or assaults, and rightfully so. I am persevering with to be briefed on an virtually day by day foundation as lately as final night time by regulation enforcement, to 1, ask them what their risk assessments are; to 2, be certain that they are going after each one who was inside that constructing. And three, to do every little thing they’ll to forestall any future assaults just like the one which occurred within the Capitol.