2021-01-07

The National Guard of the US Capital Territory is fully deployed! Many batches of reinforcements are on the road

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Comprehensive US media reported that on the afternoon of January 6, local time, hundreds of protesters gathered in the US capital Washington DC for Support Trump’s demonstrations to put pressure on the ongoing joint meeting of Congress to try to make lawmakers refuse to confirm Joe Biden The result of winning the US presidential election.

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Protesters rushed to the U.S. Capitol (data map)

After that, Trump supporters clashed with the police. Some protesters crossed the barriers set up around the U.S. Capitol and scuffled with heavily armed police. The protesters pushed the metal fence in an attempt to cross the defense line and rush to the Capitol.

Because some of the protesters in Washington entered the US Congress area, the US Congress police believed that they would certify the results of the ongoing US election The MPs in the procedure pose a threat, and the MPs are asked to shelter in place.

When Trump supporters broke into the U.S. Congress, law enforcement officers opened fire and 1 woman At least 6 people were taken to the hospital after the gun was killed.

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Protesters rushed to the U.S. Capitol (data map)

After the riots, police in riot suits entered the square on the east side of the Capitol. The US Department of Defense activated the National Guard throughout Washington, DC.

Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Jonathan? Hoffman (Jonathan Hoffman) said:“Approximately 1,100 Washington, DC National Guards have been mobilized to provide support to federal law enforcement in the region. Acting Secretary of Defense Miller has been in contact with congressional leadership, and the Minister McCarthy has been cooperating with the Washington, DC government.”

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (Ralph Northam) Said that he declared a state of emergency in the state, and at 6 pm Eastern Time, at Arlington and Alexandria near Washington, DC A curfew was imposed in the region. Northam said he will send the state’s National Guard and 200 state police to the Capitol.

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U.S. Congressman evading (data map)

New York Governor Cuomo On the evening of the same day (6th), he said that he would send 1,000 members of the New York National Guard to Washington for a period of up to two weeks to”promote the peaceful transition of presidential power.”

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan added that he told the Maryland National Guard Send a force to the federal legislature.

In addition, a spokesperson said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) also mobilized police officers to support the Congressional police. The police said at least 13 people have been arrested. About 30 people were also arrested for violating the capital’s curfew order.

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Police face off with protesters with guns (data map)

CNN stated that when the curfew began in Washington, DC, rioters were still gathering outside the Capitol . After that, the crowd began to disperse. At 6:25 pm Eastern time, a large number of people were evacuated from the Capitol.

CNN pointed out that most of the lawmakers of the two parties have left the refuge site and returned to the Capitol.

CNN stated that, according to people familiar with the matter, when Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, Trump initially refused to deploy the National Guard.

White House An adviser said that some of Trump’s aides did not take more measures against the president to stop Congress The building’s”rebellion” activities are angry. The consultant said that his aides had been begging Trump to step up and issue a statement to calm the situation.

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The National Guard goes to the U.S. Congress (data map)

A White House official said that the president’s aides went to Trump and asked him to order the deployment of the National Guard in the U.S. Congress . The official said that aides also asked Trump to record a video calling on the mob to end the siege on Capitol Hill. But the consultant said that at the time”he (Trump) did not want” to do more than he does now.

Source:Global Times