Via Daily Wire:

Capitol Police tell Roll Call that they’ve dramatically “widened the net” since last year’s Congressional baseball shooting, and that Members of Congress are being watched more closely, particularly in light of recent calls to use violence and harassment as political tools.

The agency says it has been engaged for more than 400 events, often partnering with local law enforcement to protect members of Congress who attend local meetings and interact with the community outside of the Capitol building.

But it’s not just event management — Capitol Police say that the number of “credible threats” has increased dramatically, doubling in just the last two years as politics has become more partisan and activism less rational.

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