1. National Guardsmen sleep on Capitol building floors amid threats of violence  NEWS.com.au
  2. National Guard troops sleep in US Capitol hallways during 24-hour watch amid impeachment vote  ABC News
  3. With nerves raw and troops on guard, House impeaches President Trump  The Australian
  4. Law enforcement failed on Jan. 6. It had better get ready for Jan. 20.  The Washington Post
  5. Armed Guards, Fences: Capitol Under Heavy Security Amid Trump Impeachment  NDTV
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As the threat of violence ramps up in America again, hundreds of exhausted National Guard troops have been forced to sleep on the cold marble floor of the Capitol building.As the threat of violence ramps up in America again, hundreds of exhausted National Guard troops have been forced to sleep on the cold marble floor of the Capitol building.

US riots: National Guardsmen sleep on Capitol building floors amid threats of violence

The United States National Guard is on a 24-hour watch after last week's deadly siege in Washington DC, as 20,000 soldiers prepare to deploy at Joe Biden's inauguration.The United States National Guard is on a 24-hour watch after last week's deadly siege in Washington DC, as 20,000 soldiers prepare to deploy at Joe Biden's inauguration.

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Downtown Washington was fenced off and boarded up Wednesday, with concrete barriers blocking avenues, police at street corners, and armed National Guard soldiers patrolling Capitol Hill as Congress impeached President Donald Trump for a second time.Downtown Washington was fenced off and boarded up Wednesday, with concrete barriers blocking avenues, police at street corners, and armed National Guard soldiers patrolling Capitol Hill as Congress impeached President Donald Trump for a second time.

Armed Guards, Fences: Washington Under Heavy Security As Trump Impeached

The task force will meet for the first time on Wednesday at the Secret Service's Washington field office where hundreds of people will work in 12-hour shifts to protect the city.The task force will meet for the first time on Wednesday at the Secret Service's Washington field office where hundreds of people will work in 12-hour shifts to protect the city.

Secret Service, FBI and National Guard act to protect Inauguration | Daily Mail Online

The Pentagon, not Mayor Bowser, oversees the District’s National Guard, which caused delays last week.The Pentagon, not Mayor Bowser, oversees the District’s National Guard, which caused delays last week.

The best way to secure the Capitol is to make D.C. a state - The Washington Post

The Nevada National Guard is sending 200 members to Washington, D. C. , for the presidential inauguration, more than six times what was expected. The increase in troops is all because of the violence we witnessed at the Capitol last week. "Authorities are taking this very seriously," said Lt. Emerson Marcus, of the 152nd Airlift Wing. "We want to make sure we have a smooth ceremony and smooth inauguration. " Securing the nation's capital will require more help this January 20th.The Nevada National Guard is sending 200 members to Washington, D. C. , for the presidential inauguration, more than six times what was expected. The increase in troops is all because of the violence we witnessed at the Capitol last week. "Authorities are taking this very seriously," said Lt. Emerson Marcus, of the 152nd Airlift Wing. "We want to make sure we have a smooth ceremony and smooth inauguration. " Securing the nation's capital will require more help this January 20th.

'Authorities are taking this very seriously:' Nevada National Guard preps for inauguration | KSNV

'Authorities are taking this very seriously:' Nevada National Guard preps for inauguration

Gov. Tony Evers has announced roughly 500 Wisconsin National Guard troops will mobilize to the nation's capital ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

500 Wisconsin National Guard troops mobilizing to DC ahead of inauguration

Members of the Virginia National Guard who were not sent to the Capitol during the riots last week are collecting donations to send care packages to fellow guard members who were sent to Washington, D.C.Members of the Virginia National Guard who were not sent to the Capitol during the riots last week are collecting donations to send care packages to fellow guard members who were sent to Washington, D.C.

Va. National Guard accepting donations for care packages to soldiers in Washington, D.C.

More than 130 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are reporting to Washington, D.C. this week ahead of next week’s inauguration ceremonies.More than 130 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are reporting to Washington, D.C. this week ahead of next week’s inauguration ceremonies.

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

President Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

TENNESSEE (WATE) — The Tennessee National Guard will be sending support to our nation’s Capitol next week for President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration. A spokesperson for the Tennessee National Guard says they received a request for additional personnel to support the Washington D.C. National Guard. This, in the wake of the deadly riots at the capitol […]TENNESSEE (WATE) — The Tennessee National Guard will be sending support to our nation’s Capitol next week for President-elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration. A spokesperson for the Tenn…

Tenn. National Guard sending support for Biden’s Inauguration | WREG.com

Gov. John Carney deployed members of the Delaware National Guard to Washington, D.C., following a pro-Trump mob breaching the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.  Gov. Carney said the move followed conversations with Washington authorities. • Dems were appalled when Trump wanted to send in the National Guard to protect cities from rioters and looters.  What changed? […]

Speak Out: Delaware sends National Guard members to D.C. - Delaware State News | Delaware State News

Gov. Tony Evers is sending 500 Wisconsin National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., to support local law enforcement ahead of the inauguration.Gov. Tony Evers is sending 500 Wisconsin National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., to support local law enforcement ahead of the inauguration.

Wisconsin National Guard troops mobilize to D.C. to support inauguration security

WASHINGTON (WSVN) — Eerie and chilling scenes can be seen across the nation’s Capitol. A few pictures showed just a glimpse of how hard the...

Exhausted National Guard troops rest on Capitol floor after working endlessly to keep grounds safe – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Exhausted National Guard troops rest on Capitol floor after working endlessly to keep grounds safe – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

The National Guardsmen have been deployed to protect the US Capitol against additional threats of pro-Trump violence before and after Inauguration Day.The National Guardsmen have been deployed to protect the US Capitol against additional threats of pro-Trump violence before and after Inauguration Day.

Photos show armed Guardsmen in Capitol as the US braces for extremism - Business Insider

Security has ramped up across Washington in anticipation of potential violence in the coming daysSecurity has ramped up across Washington in anticipation of potential violence in the coming days

National Guard given lethal weapons as US launches unprecedented security operation

"The Oregon State Police does not discuss the specifics of potential threats or tactical plans made unless it is determined there is a public safety need," a statement said.“The Oregon State Police does not discuss the specifics of potential threats or tactical plans made unless it is determined there is a public safety need,” a statement said.

Oregon National Guard activated ahead of possible civil unrest | KOIN.com

Many viewed the images of sleeping troops and mistakenly thought that the Guard members were housed inside the Capitol.Many viewed the images of sleeping troops and mistakenly thought that the Guard members were housed inside the Capitol.

National Guard to Concerned Citizens: No Donations, Please. The Troops Are OK | Military.com

The Oregon State Police said in a statement Wednesday the Guard would be deployed as necessary and their deployment locations wouldn't be made public. The Oregon State Police said in a statement Wednesday the Guard would be deployed as necessary and their deployment locations wouldn't be made public.

Oregon National Guard activated for possible protests - U.S. - Stripes

The security preparations for next week’s presidential inauguration increased yet again Wednesday with now up to 20,000 National Guardsmen authorized to provide security at the U.S. Capitol and around Washington, D.C., for next week's ceremony, according to a Defense Department official. In a startling image, National Guardsmen, in between shifts, were seen sleeping with their M-4 rifles on the floors of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday morning as the House was about to begin a historic impeachment debate.The sight of the sleeping, armed U.S. troops was jarring for Capitol Hill employees and reporters, but a defense official told ABC News that the sight is not uncommon for deployed troops taking breaks in between long security shifts.The security preparations for next week’s presidential inauguration increased yet again Wednesday with now up to 20,000 National Guardsmen authorized to provide security at the U.S. Capitol and around Washington, D.C., for next week's ceremony, according to a Defense Department official. In a startling image, National Guardsmen, in between shifts, were seen sleeping with their M-4 rifles on the floors of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday morning as the House was about to begin a historic impeachment debate.The sight of the sleeping, armed U.S. troops was jarring for Capitol Hill employees and reporters, but a defense official told ABC News that the sight is not uncommon for deployed troops taking breaks in between long security shifts.

Up to 20,000 Guardsmen, many armed, will now help with inauguration security

This is one where the image tells the whole story ... members of the National Guard protecting the Capitol trying to get some much-needed sleep, using a cold, marble floor as a bed.This is one where the image tells the whole story ... members of the National Guard protecting the Capitol trying to get some much-needed sleep, using a cold, marble floor as a bed.

Exhausted, Armed National Guard Members Sleep on Capitol Floor

Governor Charlie Baker said Wednesday that the state may send “a few hundred” members of the National Guard to Washington, D.C. to boost security for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, following last week’s deadly violence at the US Capitol.Governor Charlie Baker said Wednesday that the state may send “a few hundred” members of the National Guard to Washington, D.C. to boost security for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, following last week’s deadly violence at the US Capitol.

Baker says Mass. mulling National Guard deployments to Washington, D.C. to boost security - The Boston Globe

Photos: The National Guard Is Occupying The Capitol For The First Time In 150+ Years - NowThis

Maj. Scott Ingalsbe said the Nebraska Soldiers and Airmen will assist in protecting property and providing a safe environment for citizens to exercise their right to peacefully assemble and protest.Maj. Scott Ingalsbe said the Nebraska Soldiers and Airmen will assist in protecting property and providing a safe environment for citizens to exercise their right to peacefully assemble and protest.

Governor authorizes sending 230 Nebraska National Guard members to D.C. for inauguration | Regional Government | journalstar.com

Hundreds of Wisconsin National Guard troops will head to the nation’s capital in the coming days to help protect the city.Hundreds of Wisconsin National Guard troops will head to the nation’s capital in the coming days to help protect the city.

Wisconsin National Guard deployed to help protect the nation’s capital

The jarring photos included troops sleeping on the floor to protect Congress before lawmakers convened.The jarring photos included troops sleeping on the floor to protect Congress before lawmakers convened.

National Guard Members Flood the Capitol as Congress Votes to Impeach – Mother Jones

Police are preparing for potential violence from pro-Trump extremists at the Oregon State Capitol during the week of the inauguration.The FBI warned of planned violent gatherings at almost every state capitol in the U.S. leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.

Oregon National Guard to assist OSP at State Capitol in Salem | kgw.com

Precautions include thousands of police officers, National Guard troops and layers of eight foot fencingPrecautions include thousands of police officers, National Guard troops and layers of eight foot fencing

US Secret Service launches security operation in run up to inauguration | The Independent

The Maine National Guard confirmed Wednesday that the state will send up to 200 guardsmen to Washington, D.C., to support next week’s inauguration.The Maine National Guard confirmed Wednesday that the state will send up to 200 guardsmen to Washington, D.C., to support next week’s inauguration.

Maine National Guard to send about 200 troops to Washington for inauguration

The troops will be National Guard, and not active-duty. But officials know such events are fraught with risk, and cite Kent State in 1970, Tiananmen Square in 1989 and Tehran in 2009.The troops will be National Guard, and not active-duty. But officials know such events are fraught with risk, and cite Kent State in 1970, Tiananmen Square in 1989 and Tehran in 2009.

The briefing comes as the Guard plans a massive show of force to prevent violence during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

National Guardsmen briefed on IED threat to Capitol

The Oklahoma National Guard announced that they will send about 400 citizen-soldiers and airmen to the nation’s capital to support the 59th presidential inauguration.The Oklahoma National Guard announced that they will send about 400 citizen-soldiers and airmen to the nation’s capital to support the 59th presidential inauguration.

Oklahoma National Guard sending about 400 citizen-soldiers, airmen to support presidential inauguration

The move is in response to fears that armed militias might attack.

National Guardsmen protecting Capitol now armed with lethal weapons - POLITICO

More than 30 states plan to send National Guard personnel to assist with security during the event on Jan. 20.More than 30 states plan to send National Guard personnel to assist with security during the event on Jan. 20.

National Guard troops from around US continue to pour into DC for inauguration security

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. The 232-197vote came with the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out.President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. The 232-197vote came with the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out.

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge | Star Tribune

The deployment comes as federal authorities warn of possible armed protests in every state.

Oregon National Guard will protect state Capitol in run-up to Biden inauguration - OPB

The Missouri National Guard is in Washington, D.C., to assist with security efforts as threats of potential armed protests circulated this week.The Missouri National Guard is in Washington, D.C., to assist with security efforts as threats of potential armed protests circulated this week.

Missouri National Guard assisting with security measures in Washington D.C.