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12 National Guardsmen are removed from inauguration security

Twelve National Guardsmen have now 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, officials say. 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 what unit they served in. They did say, however, that here was no threat to Joe Biden. Neither the National Guard or Secret Service would comment on the removal of the Guardsmen. Their removal from the massive security presence at...
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