Deadly Breach Could Delay Decisions About Capitol Fencing
The fencing had been erected to secure the U.S. Capitol after a violent mob of of then-President Donald Trump’s supporters attacked the building Jan. 6.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest deadly breach of the Capitol’s perimeter could delay the gradual reopening of the building’s grounds to the public just as lawmakers were eyeing a return to more normal security measures following the Jan. 6 insurrection. Capitol Police officer William “Billy” Evans, an 18-year veteran of the force, was killed Friday when a man rammed his car into a barrier outside the Senate side of the building. The driver, identified as…