National Guard members gather and rest at the U.S. Capitol, January 13. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Mediate: Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin Reports More US Troops Now Inside DC Than Deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan Combined: ‘Looks Like the Green Zone in Baghdad’
Fox News reporter Jennifer Griffin put the unprecedented state of American politics into a startling data point during a Wednesday report from the nation’s capital, noting that there are now more U.S. troops inside Washington, D.C. than there are deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Speaking with Your World host Neil Cavuto, Griffin showed footage of the now thousands of National Guard troops, from the District of Columbia as well as nearby states Maryland and Virginia, that are now setting up perimeters around the Capitol, in response to last week’s unprecedented pro-Trump mob attack.
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WNU Editor: Four times more …. 20,000+ National Guard soldiers in Washington DC. About 5,000 US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Jennifer Griffin’s video report is here …. More US troops in Washington DC than in Iraq, Afghanistan combined (FOX News).