Firearms are issued to US National Guard troops at the East Front of the US Capitol in Washington on January 13. At least 10,000 troops of the National Guard will be deployed in Washington by the end of the week, with the possibility of 5,000 more, to help secure the Capitol area ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Photo: EPA-EFE Firearms are issued to US National Guard troops at the East Front of the US Capitol in Washington on January 13. At least 10,000 troops of the National Guard will be deployed in Washington by the end of the week, with the possibility of 5,000 more, to help secure the Capitol area ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Photo: EPA-EFE
Firearms are issued to US National Guard troops at the East Front of the US Capitol in Washington on January 13. At least 10,000 troops of the National Guard will be deployed in Washington by the end of the week, with the possibility of 5,000 more, to help secure the Capitol area ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Letters | US Capitol chaos in Trump’s wake should provoke grave concern, not optimism

  • Nearly half of American voters favoured a man who President-elect Joe Biden called an embarrassment to the country. How can we say the American people have united against Trump when it seems instead he has successfully amassed supporters?

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Firearms are issued to US National Guard troops at the East Front of the US Capitol in Washington on January 13. At least 10,000 troops of the National Guard will be deployed in Washington by the end of the week, with the possibility of 5,000 more, to help secure the Capitol area ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Photo: EPA-EFE Firearms are issued to US National Guard troops at the East Front of the US Capitol in Washington on January 13. At least 10,000 troops of the National Guard will be deployed in Washington by the end of the week, with the possibility of 5,000 more, to help secure the Capitol area ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Photo: EPA-EFE
Firearms are issued to US National Guard troops at the East Front of the US Capitol in Washington on January 13. At least 10,000 troops of the National Guard will be deployed in Washington by the end of the week, with the possibility of 5,000 more, to help secure the Capitol area ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Photo: EPA-EFE
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