Riot aftermath: Still-shaken lawmakers, troops stand guard
A month ago, the U.S. Capitol was besieged by Trump supporters angry about the former president's loss. Law enforcement was badly outnumbered and ill-prepared as thousands of Trump supporters marched from the Ellipse near the White House to the Capitol. AdIn videos and on the House floor, lawmakers have teared up when they recall the events of Jan. 6. There are currently about 7,000 National Guard members in the city providing security. That probably will happen over the next several weeks, allowing Guard members to return home to their jobs, while others take their place,AdTwelve Guard members were either sent home or not allowed to deploy to the District of Columbia as a result of FBI security checks, including some who had ties to extremist groups.