Gen. Daniel Hoganson said Sunday that U.S. law enforcement agencies are monitoring the National Guard to ensure that members of the National Guard are not endangered on Jan. 20, the day Joe Biden takes office as U.S. president. , Transmits AcerPress.
In the aftermath of the January 6 attack on the Capitol, when supporters of current President Donald Trump occupied the headquarters of the US Congress, there were reports in the press that some of the protesters had links to the military.
General Daniel Hoganson, head of the National Guard, was asked by CBS News about military checks before arriving in Washington.
“In collaboration with the Secret Service and the FBI, all the soldiers who came were screened,” General Hoganson said.
About 25,000 members of the National Guard were stationed in the U.S. federal capital.
U.S. In a recent letter to the troops, the leaders of the staff said that the January 6 uprising was “against the rule of law” and called on the troops to “embody the values and principles of the American nation.”
On January 6, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters attacked Washington Capital in an attempt to confront police at U.S. Congress headquarters and block the process of certifying Joe Biden’s victory in the November US presidential election. . At least five people, including a police officer, were killed in the clashes.