ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A controversial New Mexico politician remains in federal custody Monday after he was arrested in Washington, D.C. over the weekend. Otero County Commissioner and Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin faces federal charges for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Protests and Demonstrations
In the wake of riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, the FBI warned all 50 states to anticipate armed protests at their state capitols. Protests are expected to take place in the days leading up to the January 20 presidential inauguration. Is New Mexico ready for potentially violent
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Cowboys for Trump founder and Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin, 47, was detained in Washington, D.C. Sunday for his involvement in the Jan 6. Capitol riot.
The Pentagon opened the door to have up to 25,000 service members in D.C. for the presidential inauguration. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Security is getting beefed up at the nation’s capitol as the FBI warns of possible violence by extremists. New Mexico military is stepping up to help.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has issued a state of emergency due to the ongoing and pervasive threat of riots and insurrection.
During his bi-weekly meeting with local reporters Monday, Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber indicated a new approach towards what was known as “CHART” — the Culture, History, Arts, Reconciliation and Truth Committee.
Democrats, Republicans still at odds over who is to blame KOAT spoke with state Republican Party chair Steve Pearce and state Democratic Party chair Marg Elliston about the storming of the U.S. Capitol and who they believe is to blame. “I think President Trump was the cause of the riot. I
SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico leaders want to make sure that what happened at the U.S. Capitol last week doesn’t happen here. “It is certainly something in Santa Fe we don’t want to see,” said Mayor Alan Webber. But state police and Santa Fe city leaders are planning for it.
In the majority of police brutality cases, officers are not criminally prosecuted, and reform advocates contend that is in part because of something called “qualified immunity.” Eliminating qualified immunity emerged as a key demand during the protests that have swept the nation demanding justice for victims of police violence. The
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Republican Party Chairman Steve Pearce says democracy has been tarnished by unanswered questions about the 2020 vote count, which state officials called a false narrative.
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