Exhausted Armed National Guard Members Sleep on Capitol Floor

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An image has gone viral showing the aftermath of the riots, as exhausted national guards were forced to sleep on the floor of the Capitol.

Here’s the full story…

It all started last week.

On January 6th, during which a joint session of Congress convened to formally count the Electoral College votes and certify Joe Biden’s election win, lawmakers were forced to shelter in place and evacuate as pro-Trump rioters broke into the U.S Capitol Building.

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Breaking windows, doors, and furniture along with chants of “stop the steal!”

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And photos showing them looting objects, such as the lectern of U.S. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, quickly started circulating online.

As rioters clashed with the few police officers in presence.

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And the world watched on, transfixed, as more and more rioters continued to spill into the Capitol and clash with police.

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Chief Robert Contee III of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, confirmed the news during a press conference.

However, details surrounding the other 3 fatalities remain unclear. “One adult female and 2 adult males appear to have suffered from separate medical emergencies on or around Capitol grounds,” Contee said, “which resulted in their deaths.”

The president was repeatedly urged to appear on national television to order his supporters to stand down.

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Where he reminded the rioters that the police and law enforcement was “on our side,” and to “remain peaceful.”
Hours after his supporters had stormed the Capitol, however, Trump finally released a video telling them, “Go home, we love you, you’re very special.”
Shortly afterward, all of his social media accounts were suspended indefinitely.

Now, a week on from the violence, people from all across the world remain in a state of shock from what they witnessed…

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And the thing that has perhaps saddened people the most was the amount of security and law enforcement working at the Capitol that day who were ruthlessly targeted by the rioters.

So many police officers and security guards had their lives put at risk.

Shocking footage even emerged of a cop being trampled and beaten by the rioters while laying helplessly on the ground.

But, regardless of the risk that the police and security guards were in…

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They ultimately saved so many lives on that day with their brave and heroic actions.

And now, a shocking picture has been shared showing the aftermath of the riots…

Members of the National Guard protecting the Capitol were seen trying to get some much-needed sleep, using a cold, marble floor as a bed.

It’s the embodiment of the phrase, “No rest for the weary.”

The Guard was protecting the building in the wake of the attack after some rioters vowed to murder members of Congress.

With their weapons by their side, these guardsmen and guardswomen know how fragile the peace is…

And, despite enormous security surrounding the building, there is an ongoing, immediate threat.

And President Trump has done nothing to lower the temperature.

It’s undeniable that he’s the one who has turned up the heat.

As we reported, the insurrectionists have vowed to stage protests in all fifty state capitals…

As well as the United States Capitol, and many have promised violence.

And with Joe Biden’s inauguration just around the corner, people are getting increasingly worried.

Keep scrolling to see what Biden’s inauguration theme is…