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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 09:51 PM

Secret Service launches massive security operation to protect Biden inauguration

Source: Washington Post

The Secret Service and federal law enforcement agencies are spending the final days of the Trump administration bracing for a possible violent assault against the Jan. 20 inauguration, launching a security mobilization that will be unlike any in modern U.S. history.

On Wednesday, the Secret Service will take command of security preparations at the U.S. Capitol and other federal buildings, backed by as many as 15,000 National Guard troops, thousands of police and tactical officers, and layers of eight-foot steel fencing.

The high-alert security posture is starting six days earlier than planned to coordinate roles for the FBI, National Guard, U.S. Marshals Service and a host of other federal agencies that will fall under Secret Service command.

“Everyone can just rest assured they are throwing the kitchen sink at this event,” said one Secret Service official involved in protective planning who was not authorized to speak to reporters.




Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/biden-inauguration-security-dc/2021/01/12/b1a9781a-54e9-11eb-89bc-7f51ceb6bd57_story.html

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Tue Jan 12, 2021, 09:55 PM

1. RNC should be made to pay for it

They nominated Trump, their responsibility.

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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 11:39 PM

2. As many as 15,000 National Guard troops

What does that mean? Any number under 15K? 500? 5,000?

I am a bit more heartened getting this update, but still very uneasy....

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 07:37 AM

3. Use cheaper smaller fences

no need for anything more, if you put signs on it: Any demonstrator on the other side of this fence will be shot on sight. Period.

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