Stories tagged: "National Guard"

Capitol Police Rejected Offers of Federal Help to Quell Mob

The rioting raises serious questions about security at the Capitol for future events and the treatment of mainly white Trump supporters, who were allowed to roam through the building for hours.

Members of National Guard & volunteers prepare bags of food to residents near a one-mile radius containment area set up to halt spread of COVID-19 in New York. Image via Shutterstock
Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.

Specialist Colby Chiverton, of the California National Guard stacks boxes of food supplies to be sent out from the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services in Sacramento, Calif., Saturday, March 21, 2020. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
Trump Activated the National Guard to Fight Coronavirus. Here’s What That Means.

The White House stressed that the deployments do not mean the implementation of martial law.