National Guard on lookout for IEDs with culprit behind RNC, DNC bombs still on the loose
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The National Guard has been told to be on the lookout for IEDs after reports that armed protesters are planning to disrupt the events surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
The National Guard has been told to be on the lookout for improvised explosive devices after the Defense Department received a credible threat assessment Wednesday that armed protesters are planning to disrupt events surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. WASHINGTON'S SECURITY PREPS IN HIGH GEAR FOR INAUGURATION Officials increased the number of National Guard members who will be deployed in Washington during the presidential inauguration from 15,000 to 20,000 on Wednesday, more than three times the number of U.S. troops currently deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan combined. Wednesday's security briefing prep is the same one that troops receive before being deployed for Baghdad or Kabul, a senior defense official who is part of planning the security measures for the event told Fox News. Most of the National Guard will be armed with standard-issue M4 rifles. The inauguration comes…