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Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

Capitol Police on Saturday recommended disciplinary action for six officers over their alleged roles in the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Why it matters: The announcement follows an internal review into officers' conduct during the Capitol riot, which saw six officers suspended with pay and 29 others placed under investigation for their conduct during the attack.

What they found: The report found six violations: Three for "conduct unbecoming," and one each for failure to comply with directives, improper remarks and improper dissemination of information.

  • The U.S. attorney’s office reviewed all 38 cases and determined no crimes were committed, according to a Capitol Police statement.

What they're saying: "The six sustained cases should not diminish the heroic efforts of the United States Capitol Police officers," the Capitol Police said.

  • "On Jan. 6, the bravery and courage exhibited by the vast majority of our employees was inspiring."

Of note: The conduct of the Capitol rioters was alluded to earlier on Saturday, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • George W. Bush, president in 2001, spoke at a Flight 93 memorial ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and warned about homegrown, violent extremists who — like the hijackers — are determined "to defile national symbols."
  • The former president’s remarks come a week before a planned Sept. 18 rally, spearheaded by former Trump campaign official Matt Braynard, in support of those arrested for storming the Capitol.

Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.

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Philly moves to equip officers with Tasers year after Wallace's killing

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest near where Walter Wallace Jr. was killed by two officers. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

One year after the fatal Philadelphia police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., the city moved to equip and train all patrol officers with Tasers.

Of note: The effort will cost $14 million, but the funds were already approved in the city budget earlier this year.

  • "It is our belief, and the sincere hope of the Wallace family that these measures will save lives," Shaka Johnson and Kevin O'Brien, attorneys for the Wallace family, said in a statement to Axios.

Some Jan. 6 witnesses spill for investigators

Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the Jan. 6 Select Committee. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Steve Bannon's refusal to comply with a subpoena from the Jan. 6 Select Committee overshadows the fact that other key witnesses are providing reams of evidence to investigators.

Why it matters: Four years of investigative stonewalling by the Trump administration had a demoralizing effect on Democrats, leaving the impression congressional accountability is a pipe dream. The quiet compliance shows a committee investigation is still feared — and has some clout.

Biden says presidency "will be determined" by outcome of spending plans

President Biden walks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after addressing the House Democratic caucus on Thursday. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

President Biden told the House Democratic caucus Thursday "my presidency will be determined" by the votes he wants in the next week on his $1.75 trillion social safety net expansion and $1.2 trillion infrastructure package.

Driving the news: Biden made the comment, according to a source in the room, as he tried to rally support for the $1.75 trillion package. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi acted immediately, calling for a vote on the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill later in the day.