Joe Biden inauguration: 20,000 National Guard troops expected in Washington, says police chief

Jan 13, 2021 | INVESTING

As the US Capitol fills with security personnel, the number of National Guard members authorised to be in Washington for president-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration has grown to more than 20,000, according to city officials.Speaking at a news conference with Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday, Acting Police Chief Robert Contee said that another 5,000 members of the National Guard may be added to earlier plans to deploy about 15,000 personnel.“I think you can expect to see somewhere upwards of beyond…

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