Members of the National Guard in the plaza in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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Two U.S. Army National Guard members are being gotten rid of from the security objective to protect Joe Biden’s governmental inauguration. A U.S. Army authorities and a senior U.S. intelligence authorities state the 2 National Guard members have actually been discovered to have ties to fringe ideal group militias.
No plot versus Biden was discovered.
The Army authorities and the intelligence authorities spoke with The Associated Press on the condition of privacy due to Defense Department media guidelines. They did not state what fringe group the Guard members came from or what system they served in.
Contacted by the AP on Tuesday, the National Guard Bureau referred concerns to the U.S. Secret Service and stated, “Due to operational security, we do not discuss the process nor the outcome of the vetting process for military members supporting the inauguration.”
The Secret Service informed the AP on Monday it would not talk about if any National Guard members had actually been pulled from protecting the inauguration for functional security factors.
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