National Guard mulls keeping a few thousand troops in D.C. until March

National Guard mulls keeping a few thousand troops in D.C. until March

A few thousand 방위군 troops could end up staying in the 국가의 수도 until mid-March, 미국. defense official confirms to Fox News.

The National Guard is in the process of meeting with various federal agencies todetermine their requirementsfor troops to stay beyond January, 관계자는 말했다. Planning is underway, but no final decisions have been made, 공무원 추가.

주위에 25,000 Guardsmen deployed to Washington D.C., ahead of 바이든 대통령'에스 취임 after the deadly Jan. 6 siege of the 우리. 국회 의사당 where authorities were badly outnumbered by pro-지우다 supporters.

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The ceremony went off with only a few minor arrests. About a dozen Guard troops were removed from their posts after being vetted by the FBI, including two who made extremist statements about the event.

안에 성명서 목요일, the National Guard said about 7,000 troops would remain in Washington through theend of the month.But there is concern among some city and federal authorities that protesters might return to Washington in early March on the original presidential inauguration date, 행진 4.

Six southern states left the union after Abraham Lincoln was elected in November and before his inauguration in March, a period known asSecession Winter.

The 20th Amendment moved the inauguration to its present Jan. 20 데이트. Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first president sworn into office on that date when he began his second term in 1937.

Before the ratification of the 20th Amendment in 1933, the new president was not sworn until the March following the election.

Members of the DC National Guard walk around the U.S. Capitol grounds on Jan. 7 워싱턴. A few thousand troops could remain in the capital until mid-March, Fox News는 배웠습니다. (AP 사진 / Julio Cortez)

Members of the DC National Guard walk around the U.S. Capitol grounds on Jan. 7 워싱턴. A few thousand troops could remain in the capital until mid-March, Fox News는 배웠습니다. (AP 사진 / Julio Cortez)

Lawmakers from both political parties were fuming this week after learning that troops were forced to take rest breaks outside the Capitol. Images circulated online showing Guardsmen camped in a cold garage, which prompted bipartisan calls for an investigation.

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