These are National Guard members in the Capitol on Wednesday, as the House is poised to impeach President Trump for a second time. The Pentagon says about 15,000 troops will be in Washington in preparation for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
JUST IN: Washington Post reports that MichaelFlynn's brother, Gen. Charles Flynn, was on the Pentagon call with Capitol Police that resisted their emergency pleas for calling in the National Guard during the Capitol attack. The Army previously denied that Flynn was on the call.
BREAKING: The Pentagon has denied request to deploy National Guard to the US Capitol (Via Aaron Davis of The Washington Post)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon says it will give 5 million respirators, 2,000 ventilators to Health and Human Services for virus response.