ProTrump supporters prepare a second Capitol shot against Biden’s inauguration

Conservative online forums have begun to encourage supporters of President Donald Trump to rally with guns across the country and again on Capitol Hill to oppose the inauguration next week of Democrat Joe Biden, even though the US capital will be shielded. with more than 10,000 members of the National Guard to avoid scenes like those of the assault on January 6.

As reported by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, in a bulletin, they have received information about “armed protests” planned in all 50 states of the country between the 16th and the 20th, when Biden will take office. Trump and his supporters argue that Joer Biden won by fraud, something they have failed to prove since Nov. 3.

According to the same source, ultra-conservative groups have asked to raid the headquarters of state, local, judicial and other administrative centers to show their opposition to the appointment of Biden.

“If Congress tries to remove the president (Trump) through Amendment 25 there will be a great uprising.”

“The FBI has information of an identified armed group that intends to travel to Washington on January 16. They have warned that if Congress tries to remove the president (Trump) through the 25th amendment there will be a major uprising,” he also warns the circular.

After the assault on the Capitol last Wednesday, which left four protesters dead, including a woman who died of a shot in the neck, and who is behind the death of an agent of the Capitol Police, other groups are expected try to besiege the Legislative headquarters again between January 17 and 20, “explains the circular.

Democratic lawmakers are pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th amendment to disqualify Trump with the support of the Executive Cabinet, or they will subject the president to impeachment as of Wednesday for “inciting violence against the government.”

On January 20, Biden’s investiture ceremony takes place, an event that traditionally brings together thousands of people on the esplanade of the National Mall, in front of the Capitol, where the new president must swear his office in front of the cream of power. American.

15,000 National Guard troops deployed to Washington, more than triple the number in Afghanistan

But this time, more than ever before in the history of the United States, the tension forces us to increase caution to the point that the mayor of Washington, Muriel Bowser, recommended this Monday not to go out on the street during the ceremony, for the that up to 15,000 National Guard troops sent from various states will be deployed, more than three times the number of soldiers currently in Afghanistan.

US authorities at the local and federal level do not want to be surprised again by a violent mob of Trumpists as happened last Wednesday, when the Capitol police were immediately overwhelmed by hundreds of protesters incited by the president to march towards the Capitol to protest the certification of Biden’s electoral victory, which was taking place at the time in a joint session of the two houses.

The irruption of the protesters, who had been heating up the January 6 rally called by Trump for weeks and which had political organizers linked to Trumpism, is seen as a colossal security and coordination failure between the Pentagon authorities, the city of Washington and of the Capitol Police, in charge of the security of the legislative headquarters.

Capitol Cops Suspended

While the investigation into the assault on the Capitol continues, several police officers in charge of guarding this building, the seat of the legislative power that houses both the Senate and the House of Representatives, have been suspended.

Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund, forced to resign due to the security fiasco, said on Monday that he asked the District of Columbia National Guard detachment to be put on alert before the arrival of Trumpists on January 6, But that request was denied by the Pentagon and those responsible for the security of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

In the midst of an emergency, due to the taking of the Capitol, which forced the Vice President, Mike Pence, and the legislators to take refuge in the guts of the labyrinthine Capitol or in offices behind furniture barricades, it was the local Washington police and federal agencies such as the FBI. who came to the rescue.

According to Sund, the Pentagon rejected at 2 p.m., just as the security perimeter of the Capitol began to fall, a request to deploy the National Guard, despite the fact that Trump assured Thursday that he required the immediate presence of this force. military.

Several US media assure that it was Vice President Pence who requested the intervention of the National Guard, which in the case of the federal capital must be approved by the White House.

Sund said in an interview with The New York Times that if the agencies in charge of security do not agree on what happened last week “it will happen again” during the inauguration of Biden.

For his part, the president-elect, Joe Biden, has assured that he is not afraid to appear on the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday of next week in front of the public, as tradition dictates, despite the alert environment that exists in the country .