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2048, 21 Jan 21

Guardsmen Shoved in Corner of Garage After Being Used as Inaugural Props


(CNN)Thousands of National Guardsmen have been moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the US Capitol Complex, including areas like the cafeteria of a Senate office building, as a rest area, multiple Guardsmen told CNN.

Prior to Thursday morning, several areas throughout the Capitol Complex were designated as authorized rest areas where members of the Guard could take breaks from their shifts protecting Capitol. By Thursday morning, all those areas had been cleared out and their designations removed, the Guardsmen said.
“We honestly just feel betrayed,” one guardsman told CNN, noting that a day before, congressmen had come by for photos with the different National Guards units that came to Washington to support security around the inauguration. “After everything went seamlessly, we were deemed useless and banished to a corner of a parking garage.”
Politico was first to report on the guardsmen’s situation.

2048, 21 January 2021


  1. kjanz1899

    Was this the sentiment of our National Guard when Trump was Commander In Chief?

  2. Mar

    Thank you for the photo op and now we don’t need you.
    Typical hateful iberals.

  3. Mar

    Meanwhile, Senile Joe signs a mask mandate for federal property and then promptly violates that executive order.
    Way to lead, Senile Joe.

  4. Merlin

    It lasted all of four hours before a newly minted Biden bureaucrat was overruled and lectured about avoiding bad optics.

  5. Mar

    Merlin, I don’t think we can blame Senile Joe for this one. The Capitol is now run by Pelosi and Shimmer. They highly hate the military and they are only crying because they got caught.

  6. Kevin Scheunemann

    Awful. Just awful.

  7. Mar

    In reality, this is a non-story.
    These guys were on break and most are used to spending their time in worse conditions.
    Most of the soldiers there are probably embarrassed about the attention and pissed at the one guy who brought this attention on them.
    Just from my military experience.

  8. dad29

    Yes, but the lack of latrines is a problem. At least in the field, there’s plenty of places.

  9. Jason

    >Yes, but the lack of latrines is a problem

    Especially in ChinaFlu America. The CDC has strict recommendations on cleaning and usage of public restrooms. Were those followed during this embarrassing time? All we hear from the Left is how it’s Patriotic to follow all DHS/CDC guidelines… I guess this is just another example of how they only do it when it’s convenient.

    Whether it’s being seen on Federal property without a mask just hours after singing an EO requiring masks.

    Or getting your hair styled indoors when no one else can.

    Or locking down the County, telling all the subjects to stay home for the Thanksgiving holiday, and then traveling out of state for a family gathering.

    Or requiring a 14 day quarantine if you visit a “Red state” and then spending a weekend in that state and not quarantining when you get back.

    The examples of the hypocritical left, from average persons to top leaders should have everyone wanting to burn the whole thing down.

  10. Tuerqas

    That is elitism at its finest. “I want heightened security for my precious personage, just don’t allow them within sight or smell of me. Cost? It is my right! Now where were we on those important issues the little people are crying for…ah yes impeachment of someone out of office. Cost?…
    rinse and repeat.

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