Trump orders flags flown at half-personnel in reminiscence of Capitol cops

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCMH) — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Sunday ordering flags flown at half-body of workers in honor of two Capitol law enforcement officials who died this week, one as a direct influence of the riots on the Capitol constructing.

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Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick died because of accidents sustained as supporters of the president stormed the Capitol constructing as Congress convened to ascertain the victory of President-choose Joe Biden and vice president-decide on Kamala Harris.

Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood’s dying changed into called a “line of responsibility casualty” via former Capitol Police Chief Terrance Gainer. details of his death, which came about Saturday, have not been launched.

Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont also called for flags in the state to be diminished to half-team of workers for Officers Sicknick and Liebengood.

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Trump’s proclamation, issued four days after the incident, requires flags to be flown at half-staff at the White house and all public structures and grounds through sunset on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

the entire proclamation is under:

HONORING united states CAPITOL law enforcement officials
 
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via THE PRESIDENT OF the USA OF the united states
 
A PROCLAMATION
 
       As a sign of respect for the carrier and sacrifice of u.s. Capitol police officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, and all Capitol cops and law enforcement across this top notch Nation, via the authority vested in me as President of the United States by means of the charter and the legal guidelines of the United States of the us, I hereby order that the flag of the United States will probably be flown at half-team of workers on the White apartment and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all armed forces posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal govt in the District of Columbia and during the United States and its Territories and possessions unless sundown, January 13, 2021.  I also direct that the flag will probably be flown at half-staff for a similar length of time in any respect United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, together with all defense force facilities and naval vessels and stations.

     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I even have hereunto set my hand this tenth day of January, in the 12 months of our Lord two thousand twenty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of the usa both hundred and forty-fifth.  
                              DONALD J. TRUMP