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National Guard and troops take security measures in Washington, D.C

The Daily Skimm, January 19th


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The Story

As the country prepares for Inauguration Day, security is at an all-time high.

Explain.

Since the Capitol siege, DC is ramping up security like never before. The National Mall is closed. Tomorrow, 25,000 National Guard troops are expected – more than the number of service members stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan combined.

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