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FBI vetting Guard troops securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration amid fears of insider assault

FBI vetting Guard troops securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration amid fears of insider assault

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Through Lolita C. Baldor | Related Press WASHINGTON — U.S. protection officers say they're nervous about an insider assault or different risk from provider participants all in favour of securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet the entire 25,000 Nationwide Guard troops getting into Washington for the development. The large endeavor displays the unusual safety considerations that experience gripped Washington following the fatal Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol by way of pro-Trump rioters. And it underscores fears that one of the very folks assigned to offer protection to town over the following a number of days may provide a risk to the incoming president and different VIPs in attendance. Military Secretary Ryan McCarthy advised The Related Press on Sund...