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Up to 15,000 National Guard troops could activate to help law enforcement during Biden inauguration

Up to 15,000 National Guard troops could activate to help law enforcement during Biden inauguration
Some 15,000 National Guard troops could be deployed to bolster law enforcement efforts during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, amid concerns of violence after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, the National Guard chief said Monday.

Up to 15,000 National Guard troops could activate to help law enforcement during Biden inauguration In a Jan.9, 2021 photo, soldiers with Company C, 1-114th Infantry Regiment, New Jersey Army National Guard, load their backpacks on to a bus at the National Guard Armory at Blackwood, N.to support the District of Columbia National Guard and local law enforcement.OLSEN/NEW JERSEY NATIONAL GUARD Some 15,000 National Guard troops could be deployed to bolster law enforcement efforts during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, amid concerns of violence after a mob stormed the U.

Capitol last week, the National Guard chief said Monday.The National Guard deployment in Washington this week will increase from roughly 6,200 troops from D.

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