The Pentagon has licensed 25,000 National Guard troops to protect the inauguration, which has actually been officially called a “National Security Event.” Performing deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Ken Cuccinelli told “60 Minutes” that National Guard troops are authorized to bring semi-automatic weapons. In the video listed below, Cuccinelli discusses the rules of engagement and scenarios when force may be used.” We expect our officers to protect themselves, primarily, as part of achieving the security objective,” Cuccinelli told Scott Pelley. “And thats one of the obstacles of being a police officer, [is that] you need to make the choice based upon not understanding what that difficulty is going to remain in a flash.”.
National Guard guidelines of engagement.
” CBS This Morning” will kick things off at 7 a.m. ET. “CBS Evening News” anchor and handling editor Norah ODonnell will then lead CBS News unique protection from Washington on the CBS television networks starting at 9 a.m. ET. Mr. Biden will then resolve the country, after which there will be a virtual parade.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be inaugurated on January 20 surrounded by unprecedented security after the assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Mr. Biden will end up being president at noon, while President Trump is set to land at Palm Beach International Airport at 11 a.m. ET.
” CBS This Morning” will kick things off at 7 a.m. ET. “CBS Evening News” anchor and handling editor Norah ODonnell will then lead CBS News special protection from Washington on the CBS tv networks beginning at 9 a.m. ET. Mr. Biden will then resolve the nation, after which there will be a virtual parade.