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Children’s choir barred from singing national anthem INSIDE the Capitol after an officer deemed it a ‘protest’ – even though the president’s office had approved it

  • The Rushingbrook Children’s Choir was singing inside the United States Capitol on May 26 when a Capitol Police officer ordered a member of Congress to stop the show.
  • Rasbach said the officer called the performance “show-off” and that some were offended by the performance.
  • Performances are “not permitted at the United States Capitol without proper approval,” and the interference was “due to miscommunication,” a PD spokesperson said.

Capitol Police told a children’s choir to stop singing the national anthem because it was considered a ‘protest’, but police insist it was a ‘misunderstanding “.

The Rushingbrook Children’s Choir – based in South Carolina – was singing inside the United States Capitol on May 26 when a Capitol policewoman ordered a congressional staffer to stop the show, the director said. of the David Rasbach Choir at Daily Signal.

“I was shocked, I was appalled, I was stunned,” the director told the outlet. “I couldn’t believe this was happening, that they would stop the national anthem from all songs.”

Rasbach said the officer called the performance a ‘show off’ and said some were offended by the performance – although he doubts it because ‘his time was consumed with us’ to hear what others were saying.

Pop-up performances are “not permitted in the United States Capitol without proper approval,” a Capitol Police spokesperson told DailyMail.com on Saturday. However, they said the interference was “due to miscommunication”.

“The United States Capitol Police were unaware that the President’s office had approved this performance,” the spokesperson said. “We apologize to the choir for this miscommunication which impacted their beautiful performance of the Stars and Stripes and their visit to Capitol Hill.”

The Rushingbrook Children’s Choir was singing inside the United States Capitol on May 26 when a Capitol Police officer ordered a member of Congress to stop the show.

Rasbach had asked permission from his South Carolina reps William Timmons and Joe Wilson, as well as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy – all of whom provided paperwork authorizing the band to perform, the director told the Daily Signal.

Prior to their performance, another member of staff had stopped them from singing, but after contacting superiors to confirm their permission, allowed them to sing their five scheduled songs – The Star-Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, My Country ‘Tis of Toi, I bought me a cat, and divine love, all loves excel.

After his band stopped singing, Rasbach said he approached the officer to ask, “How do you think this is going to affect these kids?” The first time they visit their Capitol, then they have this disappointment.

She reportedly told them they “looked good” but had to get out if they wanted to continue.

Rasbach said the officer called the performance a

Rasbach said the officer called the performance “show-off” and that some were offended by the performance.

Pop-up performance is not

Pop-up performances are “not permitted in the United States Capitol without proper approval,” a Capitol Police spokesperson told DailyMail.com on Saturday. However, they said the interference was “due to miscommunication”.

“Kids singing the national anthem in their Capitol are no threat to anyone,” the director told the outlet.

Timmons, Wilson and McCarthy didn’t think so either, saying in a statement to the Daily Signal: “We recently learned that school children in South Carolina were interrupted while singing our national anthem at the Capitol.

“These children were welcomed by the President’s office to joyfully express their love for this nation during their visit to the Capitol, and we are all very disappointed to learn that their celebration has been cut short. We are thrilled that the People’s House has been reopened especially for our children and we look forward to welcoming more Americans to the halls of Congress.

Marjorie Taylor Greene took to Twitter to criticize the police, writing, “The Rushingbrook Children’s Choir were singing the National Anthem at the Capitol and were arrested by Capitol Police. They were told that ‘some police officers from the Capitol said it might offend someone/cause trouble.”

“The national anthem sung by children is not offensive, it needs more.”

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