Senate sergeant at arms, Michael Stenger, dies at aged 71

Senate sergeant at arms, Michael Stenger, dies at aged 71

Michael C. Stenger, a member of the American police force, held the position of 41st Sergeant at Arms of the US Senate from April 16, 2018, through January 7, 2021, After a crowd of Trump fans attacked the Capitol, he announced his resignation.

Michael Stenger, a Senate sergeant at arms in charge of maintaining security at the Capitol, passes away unexpectedly.

The day before the January 6 Committee said they were having a surprise session to present fresh evidence, the guy in charge of protecting the Senate during the Capitol riot passed away, according to a story from Fox News.

From April 2018 until the day following the uprising, Michael Stenger, 71, served as the sergeant at arms of the Senate, serving as its top law enforcement official and director of protocol.

Fox’s congressional correspondent Chad Pergram tweeted: ‘Fox confirms that Michael Stenger, the Senate Sergeant at Arms who was in charge of Senate security the day of the Capitol riot, has died.’

Politico’s congressional reporter Katherine Tully-McManus also confirmed his death.

‘Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger died this morning,’ she tweeted.

Stenger’s death came the day before the unexpected additional hearing of the committee investigating the riot.

Stenger lived in Falls Church, Virginia, with his wife Janet. The pair are believed to have two adult children.

Michael Stenger Age, Family, and Early Life

Michael Stenger was born in New Jersey. He seems to be in his 60s. However, we don’t have any information regarding his exact birthdate, birthplace, and parents. As of now, we don’t have much information regarding his personal life.

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Michael Stenger Career, What was his profession?

Stenger spent 35 years in the Secret Service and served stints as Assistant Director for the Office of Investigations and the Assistant Director of the Office of Protective Research. On April 16, 2018, after Sergeant at Arms Frank J.

Larkin retired, and Michael C. Stenger was nominated as the 41st Sergeant at Arms under Senate Resolution 465, put forth by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. This resolution was submitted to the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by unanimous consent.

The two other top Capitol security officials—House sergeant-at-arms Paul D. Irving and United States Capitol Police chief Steven Sund—also resigned the same day, amid bipartisan shock and outrage over security lapses that led to the mob’s breach and occupation of the Capitol.

On January 6, 2021, for more than an hour during the violent storming of the Capitol that resulted in physical and symbolic harm to the Congress, the Capitol, and the process of accepting and counting the votes of the Electoral College, Stenger and House Sergeant arms Paul Irving (members of the Capitol Review Board) repeatedly refused to request the assistance of the National Guard.

Which school did he go to?

Stenger graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Michael Stenger Girlfriend, What about his relationship?

Michael Stenger was a married man and was married to Janet. The pair are believed to have two adult children.

Michael Stenger Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of Michael Stenger is under the wraps.

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Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

He does not seem to be available on any social media handles.

Body Appearance of Michael Stenger’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet: N / A
Centimeter: N / A
Meter: N / A
Hair colorWhite
Eye colorHazel
WeightKilogram: N / A
Pound: N / A
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Michael Stenger’s you should be know

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
AgeN / A
Relationship StatusMarried
SpousesJanet

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