National Guard on watch in US Capitol

By Lisa Lambert and Makini Brice
Updated January 13 2021 - 9:09pm, first published 9:04pm
A large presence of National Guard members are outside and outside the US Capitol.

The National Guard are on a 24-hour watch in the US Capitol after last week's violence, with off-duty members left to catch naps in hallways and below the bust of General George Washington, who led the United States to victory in its battle for independence against Britain more than two centuries ago.

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