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Washington's national guard may be sent to respond to a trucker convoy

A Pentagon official said Tuesday that the Washington D.C. area may need to deploy National Guard troops as soon as Feb. 23 to deal with trucker convoys.

“The Department is analyzing a request for assistance from the US Capitol Police and the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency,” John Kirby, the Department of Defense’s spokesman, told news outlets in a statement.

22 Feb 2022


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