• 20,000 National Guard Troops Expected In D.C. For Biden's Inauguration

    2 days ago - By Forbes

    Earlier this week, law enforcement was only planning on sending in 15,000.
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  • 200 Illinois guard troops will go to DC to aid inauguration

    200 Illinois guard troops will go to DC to aid inauguration

    3 days ago - By WGN TV

    PRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. J.B. Pritzker is sending about 200 members of the Illinois National to Washington, D.C., to help with security at next week's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
    Pritzker announced Tuesday that the guard members would travel to Washington in advance of Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration at the U.S. Capitol, which a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed last week to try to overturn the results of the presidential election.
    “In the wake of the recent incident at the Capitol, ensuring a peaceful transfer of power to the Biden administration is of the...
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  • Photos show National Guard in halls, surrounding US Capitol ahead of impeachment hearing, inauguration

    Photos show National Guard in halls, surrounding US Capitol ahead of impeachment hearing, inauguration

    3 days ago - By KMBC

    Following a rally turned violent riot at the U.S. Capitol last week, security was at an all-time high ahead of Wednesday's impeachment hearings and will remain that way until President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.
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  • 15,000 National Guard troops to help secure DC for Biden inauguration

    15,000 National Guard troops to help secure DC for Biden inauguration

    3 days ago - By New York Post

    A total of 15,000 National Guard troops - some of whom will be armed - will help provide security in Washington, DC, in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, according to a report. The number of Guard members deployed from other states has been growing amid mounting fears of more violence in the wake...
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