A big shout out to my friend Bitcoin Ben for breaking this story. And also a shoutout to XRP, the greatest digital asset ever created!
(sorry, that was just a special message for Ben) But back to a very serious story. Did you know that 2,000 National Guard troops were just sworn in as Special Deputy U.S. Marshals yesterday?
It’s true, here’s the official U.S. Marshals post:
Chief Lamont Ruffin from D.C. District Court swears in 2000 National Guard troops as Special Deputy U.S. Marshals prior to the upcoming presidential inauguration: https://t.co/vw5OC3maqV pic.twitter.com/oG6n1JgpiZ— U.S. Marshals (@USMarshalsHQ) January 18, 2021
Here’s more on the story from the Arlington Cardinal:
U.S. Marshals at 8:00 a.m. Monday January 18, 2021 announced that 2,000 National Guard troops were sworn in as Special Deputy U.S. Marshals.
The official Twitter account of the U.S. Marshals posted photos showing Chief Lamont Ruffin from D.C. District Court swearing in 2000 National Guard troops as Special Deputy U.S. Marshals prior to the upcoming presidential inauguration.
The tweet was posted the morning after U.S. defense officials announced they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from actual service members in the National Guard that are involved in the security of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Deputation gives the guardsmen temporary, limited, law enforcement authority pertaining specifically to the safety and protection of the inauguration and related events.
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