A whole lot of Nationwide Guard troops had been sleeping on the stone ground of the US Capitol on Wednesday morning as safety in Washington intensified per week out from Joe Biden’s inauguration
Safety fencing surrounds the Capitol days after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in Washington, January 11, 2021. REUTERS/Erin Scott
SUPREME COURT: Fences had been in place outdoors the Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday
WHITE HOUSE: Restricted areas have already been established across the White Home and Capitol grounds with additional safety screenings in place for these attempting to get entry
WNU Editor: Simply completed being on a Russian late-night radio present discussing what is going on in Washington DC proper now.
Discuss optics earlier than the inauguration.
16,000 thousand armed Nationwide Guard troopers round a very fenced-off Capital constructing. 5,000 extra in reserve.
Complete of 21,000 armed troopers drafted in for Biden’s inauguration
Throw in DC police, FBI, Secret Service, and God solely is aware of what number of extra regulation enforcement officers.
And all as a result of a couple of hundred stormed the Capital Constructing final week breaking a couple of home windows and doorways, loitering within the halls and elsewhere, ransacking a couple of workplaces, stealing some furnishings, paperwork, and workplace tools.
Rioters who are actually beneath arrest and deservedly dealing with critical jail-time.
This isn’t a authorities that’s afraid of its personal individuals.
This can be a authorities that’s frightened of them.
Replace: I like how the political and media narrative modifications when it fits them.