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Pentagon hampered Capitol riot response -U.S. official

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Pentagon hampered Capitol riot response -U.S. official

Pentagon hampered Capitol riot response -U.S. official

General William Walker, the commanding general of the D.C.

National Guard, told senators on Wednesday that he received a letter from then-Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy the day before the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol with an "unusual" restriction from deploying any service members without his explicit approval.


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