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National Guard warns of “significant impact” on readiness if Congress doesn’t reimburse $521 million cost for Capitol protection

The National Guard is warning that its readiness and future training will be at risk if the $521 million cost of the mission to protect the Capitol after the January 6 rioting isn’t reimbursed. “Without reimbursement funding, there is significant impact on National Guard readiness if we’re not able to resolve this in a timely manner,” Army […]

McConnell says he’ll oppose Jan. 6 commission to probe riot

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he will oppose legislation to create a commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a blow to Democrats who say an independent, bipartisan investigation of the siege is crucial to prevent it from happening again. McConnell’s opposition comes a day after he said he […]