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Pentagon Approves Deployment of National Guard Troops for DC Trucker Convoy Protest, When BLM or Antifa Burned Killed Destroyed, What Agency Was Deployed?
Hundreds of National Guard troops have been stationed in Washington, D.C. to assist with the handling of trucker convoy demonstrations planned to begin this week, according to officials. The deployments of the guards, which had been requested by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the United States Capitol Police, were approved by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, according to the DOD (USCP). “The people who live, work, and visit the District are part of our community, and their safety is our top mission priority,” D.C. National Guard commanding general Maj. Gen. Sherrie L. McCandless said in a statement to the media. “Our MPD and USCP allies have requested for our assistance in ensuring that people may peacefully and securely demonstrate, and we are ready to help.” Around 400 soldiers of the D.C. National Guard will be allowed to “offer support…Read More