12 Guard Members Removed from Biden Inauguration
Washington has been on edge since the deadly insurrection at the Capitol, which has prompted extraordinary security measures ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing militia groups or posted extremist views online, according to two U.S. officials. There was no threat to President-elect Joe Biden, they said. The officials, a senior intelligence official and an Army official briefed on the matter, did not say which fringe group the Guard members belonged to or…