This is strange.
Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund has called out House and Senate security officials for preventing the National Guard from coming during the Capitol siege.
Sund told the Washington Post that he requested the National Guard’s presence days before Congress was set to count Electoral College votes but his request was denied.
It’s almost as if, someone wanted the Capitol building to be taken over.
The former chief of U.S. Capitol Police, Steven Sund, told The Washington Post that officials denied or delayed his request for assistance from the National Guard 6 times before and after the Capitol insurrection had already started.https://t.co/zkOqR8DKO8
— NPR (@NPR) January 11, 2021
This @washingtonpost scoop starts to fill in some key details: The Capitol Police Chief wanted to be more proactive about National Guard assistance, but met resistance from both the House and Senate Sergeants-at-Arms—and, as things fell apart, DoD itself:https://t.co/gH21L7b9Mk
— Steve Vladeck (@steve_vladeck) January 11,