After Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, objected loudly about President Donald Trump building and improving the border wall with Mexico, fencing has been erected around the U.S Capitol Building.
The reason they did so is the same as at the border: to keep unauthorized people out and to maintain security.
ABC News reported that security measures have been sharply stepped up around the Capitol following last week’s incursion by rioters.
“The National Guard will deploy over 6,000 guardsmen to the city by the weekend and will finish setting up the 7-foot-tall fencing around the Capitol, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said,” the outlet reported.
The Capitol grounds are now completely surrounded with fencing. pic.twitter.com/OkBdUU1YBy
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) January 8, 2021
It was a wise move and an admission of the efficacy of walls or strong fences,