Top DC security officials apologize for 'failings' in pro-Trump Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. Capitol security officials apologized on Tuesday for "failings" during the deadly attack on the building by followers of then-President Donald Trump in a bid to stop the certification of Joe Biden's election victory. The officials specifically acknowledged a number of missteps: conflicting intelligence, inadequate preparation and insufficient mobilization of partner agencies, and called for improving accountability systems and communications structures. "I am here to offer my sincerest apologies on behalf of the Department," said Yolanda Pittman, the acting chie...