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Pentagon Took Over 3 Hours To Approve Help On Jan. 6, D.C. National Guard Chief Says

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

National Guard troops were waiting on buses ready to go, the commanding chief testified.
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D.C. National Guard chief: Pentagon dragged its feet on Jan. 6 backup

D.C. National Guard chief: Pentagon dragged its feet on Jan. 6 backup

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Senior Pentagon officials took more than three hours to approve sending troops to the Capitol as it was being violently breached on Jan. 6, even as troops were loaded on buses and ready to go, according to testimony the commanding general of the D.C. National Guard is set to deliver Wednesday.
William Walker plans to tell senators that senior Pentagon leaders did not approve then-Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund's “frantic” request until three hours and 19 minutes after Sund's initial plea. Walker said in written testimony that he received Sund's call for aid at 1:49 p.m. and raced to send...
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