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U.S. Capitol Police request National Guard troops on Sept 18 if needed By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Capitol Police stand outside of Capitol Building ahead the Justice for J6″ protest in Washington, U.S.A, September 14th, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Capitol Police on Wednesday said it has asked the Pentagon to provide National Guard troops to help protect the Capitol on Sept. 18 during a scheduled protest if they are needed.

According to a police statement, “The USCP asked the Department of Defense to allow the National Guard support should it arise on September 18,.”

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