Three sources told CNN that Capitol Police have asked the Capitol Police Board to approve keeping the fencing up through the joint session of Congress
, che è scheduled for April 28
The request comes as the District of Columbia and other cities across the country are bracing for potential unrest following a verdict in former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial
. The Metropolitan Police Department will be assisted by
250 National Guard troops
, at the request of DC officials
CNN has previously reported that Capitol Police acting Chief Yogananda Pittman advocated on multiple occasions for a permanent fence around the Capitol, prompting resistance from lawmakers.
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