The decision to put up the fence again was made âout of abundance of caution,â according to the Capitol Police, who have long been preparing for the possible arrival of trucks inspired by the âFreedom Convoyâ that occupied downtown Ottawa for more than three weeks to protest vaccine mandates.
Fencing around the U.S. Capitol is being reinstalled in advance of Tuesday’s State of the Union address, authorities announced Sunday in a statement that also referred to potential protests in the city over the next two weeks. https://t.co/jkqDHNDJM3
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 27, 2022
This reeks of weakness. It reflects the character of our leaders. As Ukraine’s President fights in the streets, our leaders hate behind a wall in fear of truck drivers. https://t.co/095z2XP73C
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) February 27, 2022