A spokesman confirmed in a statement Monday (March 15) that a U.S. Capitol police officer had been suspended following the discovery of an anti-Semitic book two months after hundreds of militants attacked parliament. A copy of the anti-Semitic work “Ethics of Zion’s Elders”, which accuses Jews of plotting to dominate the world in the early 20th century, was found by a parliamentary aide at a security gate in one of the Congress buildings. Washington Post.
“When this matter was brought to my attention, I immediately ordered the policeman to be suspended.” Until the end of an internal investigation, Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pitman promised according to the report. “We take allegations of inappropriate behavior seriously.”, Its staff has continued to attract attention since the January 6 attack on Capitol Hill by thousands of supporters of former President Donald Trump.
This police service, which was supposed to protect members of parliament, was widely criticized for its lack of preparation after being drowned by rioters, hundreds of whom brutally entered Congress territory. Five people, including a Capitol police officer, were killed in the violence. Many of its members have been suspended, and a dozen others are under investigation after they released pictures showing the attackers opening doors or taking selfies with them.