Skip to comments.Army: Up to 25,000 National Guard in DC for Biden inauguration
Posted on 01/15/2021 4:28:55 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
As many as 25,000 National Guard troops will be in Washington, D.C., for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week, the Army confirmed on Friday.
The Defense Department authorized up to 25,000 service members — an increase of 5,000 from numbers confirmed earlier this week — to support the “federal law enforcement mission and security preparations” in the inauguration, as led by the Secret Service, according to an Army statement.
“Our National Guard soldiers and airmen are set around the city to protect our nation's Capital,” National Guard Bureau Chief Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson said in the statement.
Every state and territory, as well as D.C. itself, will have Guardsmen deployed to the Beltway to support the Wednesday event following last week’s deadly attack on the Capitol, which forced a joint session of Congress to temporarily delay certifying Biden’s Electoral College victory.
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Makes absolutely zero sense for the supposed reason.
Ok. This is getting silly now.
Isn’t that normal after the last few inaugurations were rowdy?
It makes perfect sense. He’s showing the military and the country whose in charge now. It’s pure theater.
Defund the guard!!
(not really - i’m just channelling leftists from my old neighborhood)
Unless President Trump is gonna bust Joe and Kameltoe...and send them to Gitmo.
Biteme better hope none of those horrible soldiers has an itchy trigger finger....
I posted this comment on other threads, but if you have to have thousands of armed guards at your inauguration, you probably were not elected by the people.
Baghdad on the Potomac.
He isn’t the one who called them in. POTUS did.
Remember, Kameltoe said they will and should keep coming...
The Thief in Chief.
I think a caravan of 500,000 illegals from Guatemala marched right into DC might be a good idea.
This does set a precedent though, look for the same strength to be deployed when DT beats President Harris and is inaugurated in January 2025
It makes perfect sense. People who want to disarm us want to be protected by armed forces.
Maybe they could have a couple of dozen F-22s circling DC airspace courtesy of various states’ Air National Guard.
” Sigh, no one will show up for Joe’s inauguration. It’ll look pathetic.”
“Well boss, I know how we can get 25,000 to show up!”
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