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DC National Guard commander: 'Unusual' Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot

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DC National Guard commander: 'Unusual' Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot

DC National Guard commander: 'Unusual' Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot

Maj.

Gen.

William J.

Walker, the commanding general of the Washington, DC, National Guard testified Wednesday that he did not need authorization from Pentagon leaders before deploying troops in response to protests at the nation’s capital in the summer of 2020, but that changed in the days before the January 6th insurrection.


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