Capitol Police Bolstering Travel Security for Lawmakers

Capitol Police will be stationed at area airports and Washington’s Union Station railway hub on busy travel days, the House's chief law enforcement officer wrote in an email.

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In this Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 photo, riot fencing and razor wire reinforce the security zone on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Eileen Putman)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitol Police are stepping up security at Washington-area transportation hubs and taking other steps to safeguard traveling lawmakers as Congress continues to react to this month’s deadly assault on the Capitol. Capitol Police will be stationed at area airports and Washington’s Union Station railway hub on busy travel days, the House’s chief law enforcement officer wrote in an email obtained Friday by The Associated Press. Timothy P. Blodgett, the acting sergeant…

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