Posted originally on the conservative tree house on January 22, 2021 by Sundance
If ever there was an example of how the DC elites think about the military, this series of events provides the highlight.
No-one has yet to provide a reasonable justification for 25,000 national guard troops dispatched to Washington DC for the JoeBama inauguration. There were no issues with protests either in DC or any state capitol, despite the drum-beating narrative from the media in advance of the event.
The inaugural “domestic terrorist” narrative needed props, ergo the military were called-in. Once their optical usefulness was exhausted the democrat politicians wanted them gone from the Capitol buildings and sent them into a parking garage.
WASHINGTON DC – Thousands of National Guardsmen were allowed back into the Capitol Thursday night, hours after U.S. Capitol Police officials ordered them to vacate the facilities, sending them outdoors or to nearby parking garages after two weeks pulling security duty after the deadly riot on Jan. 6.
One unit, which had been resting in the Dirksen Senate Office building, was abruptly told to vacate the facility on Thursday, according to one Guardsman. The group was forced to rest in a nearby parking garage without internet reception, with just one electrical outlet, and one bathroom with two stalls for 5,000 troops, the person said. Temperatures in Washington were in the low 40s by nightfall.
[…] All National Guard troops were told to vacate the Capitol and nearby congressional buildings on Thursday, and to set up mobile command centers outside or in nearby hotels, another Guardsman confirmed. They were told to take their rest breaks during their 12-hour shifts outside and in parking garages, the person said. (read more)