• DC National Guard commander says it took more than 3 hours for Pentagon leaders to tell him to send in troops to respond to the Capitol riots

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The commander of the DC National Guard said Wednesday that it took military leaders three hours from the time Capitol police called for backup to tell him to send in troops to respond to the Jan. 6 assault on the US Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.
    He said that shortly after receiving a call for support, he was ready to send roughly 150 Guard troops to the Capitol. He just needed approval from Pentagon leadership.
    At exactly 1:49 pm on Jan. 6, "I received a frantic call from then Chief of US Capitol Police Steven Sund, where he informed me that the security perimeter at...
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  • Pentagon Took Over 3 Hours To Approve Help On Jan. 6, D.C. National Guard Chief Says

    Pentagon Took Over 3 Hours To Approve Help On Jan. 6, D.C. National Guard Chief Says

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    National Guard troops were waiting on buses ready to go, the commanding chief testified.
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