13 January 2021

Army won't vet all National Guard troops for extremist sympathizers ahead of inauguration


The Army will not investigate thousands of National Guard troops that have been deployed to Washington, D.C., in the leadup to next week’s presidential inauguration to uncover evidence of potential extremism that could disrupt the event.Rep. Jason Crow, Colorado Democrat, asked Army Secretary Ryan McCatrhy to authorize a military criminal investigation into “troops deployed for the inauguration to ensure that deployed members are not sympathetic to domestic terrorists.”In a phone call, Mr. [...]