National Guard presence at the Capitol has been amped up ahead of the Inauguration as law enforcement braces for a continuation of pro-Trump extremism.
Photos show hundreds of armed Guardsmen inside and outside of the historic building which was breached by a crazed mob only a week earlier.
As the US braces for more pro-Trump extremism in the weeks leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the Pentagon has approved armed National Guardsmen to be deployed to the US Capitol, Politico reported.
By Tuesday evening, Guardsmen who secure the Capitol were authorized to carry lethal weapons.
On early Wednesday morning, Capitol staff and reporters arrived to work and found dozens of the Guardsmen resting on the floor of the government building.
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