Pentagon Approves Deployment of National Guard Troops for DC Trucker Convoy Protest
Katabella Roberts, The Epoch Times
Hundreds of National Guard troops have been deployed in Washington, D.C. to help deal
with trucker convoy protests that are set to start this week. The Department of Defense (DOD) said that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin approved the deployments of the guards, which had been requested by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and U.S. Capitol Police (USCP). Multiple convoys are planning to journey to the Washington DC area.