A National Guard soldier stands near the US Capitol building in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE A National Guard soldier stands near the US Capitol building in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A National Guard soldier stands near the US Capitol building in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Twelve National Guard members pulled from Joe Biden’s inauguration over right-wing ties and extremist views

  • US officials did not reveal which fringe group the troops belonged to, but said there was no threat to the president-elect
  • The FBI has warned that members of right-wing groups could pose as members of the National Guard called in after the siege on the US Capitol

Topic |   Joe Biden inauguration
A National Guard soldier stands near the US Capitol building in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE A National Guard soldier stands near the US Capitol building in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A National Guard soldier stands near the US Capitol building in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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