National Guard troops defending the Capitol have been briefed on the potential for additional IED threats, Politico reported Wednesday, citing Guard members.
As many as 20,000 National Guard troops may be deployed to DC in the coming days.
National Guard troops defending the Capitol in the wake of last week's assault by Trump supporters have been briefed on the possibility that improvised explosive devices may be used in follow-on attacks, Politico reported Wednesday, citing two National Guard members.
Politico reported that it is unclear whether Guard troops are expected to respond to IED threats.
Members of the National Guard walk through the Visitor Center of the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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