Military leaders are prepared to defend Pentagon response to Capitol riot at Senate hearing

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The Pentagon is ready to defend itself if necessary at a Senate hearing Wednesday against accusations it delayed or hindered the...

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DC National Guard commander: 'Unusual' Pentagon restrictions slowed response to Capitol riot
Maj. Gen. William J. Walker, the commanding general of the Washington, DC, National Guard testified Wednesday that he did not need authorization from Pentagon leaders before deploying troops in response to protests at the nationโ€™s capital in the summer of 2020, but that changed in the days before the January 6th insurrection.

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