Capitol Police to ask Guard to stay 60 days more

The move comes as the Capitol was on high alert after threats of another possible attack plot tied to March 4.
0:50 | 03/05/21

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The capitol police have asked the Pentagon to keep thousands of National Guard troops on Capitol Hill for at least another two months the threat of a militia attack on the capitol building that was supposed to take place yesterday never materialized but lawmakers still on edge following the January 6 insurrection. Are considering new layers of security ABC's Martha Raddatz has the details. At a capitol security review will recommend adding roughly 1000. New capitol police. And replacing this razor wire topped fence with multiple and retractable fencing. So the capitol grounds while still how what they call an open campus feel when the threat level was reduced but we are definitely not there yet. The report also recommends creating a permanent quick reaction force to be on standby in Washington. To back up capitol police and the local law enforcement.

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