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NBC News 13 Jan 2021

National Guard Troops Called To The Capitol To Boost Security


National Guard troops were seen sleeping inside the U.S. Capitol after they were called to defend our democracy and prepare for Inauguration Day.

National Guard troops arrive in Washington, D.C. for security, ahead of next week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
National Guard troops place cement barriers and fencing to help secure the National Mall ahead of President-elect Biden's inauguration.
Soldiers from the National Guard arrived in Washington D.C., Friday, January 12, as at least 10,000 are expected to be on guard for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
An unprecedented security operation is underway in Washington, DC amid growing fears of an insider attack ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. The Associated Press reports the FBI is vetting all 25,000 National Guard troops pouring into the capital for Wednesday's events. CBS News chief justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN to break down the latest developments.

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