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FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington following the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters. And it underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect the city over the next several days could present a...
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Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration.
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